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Conflict & Justice

Ambassador Michael Guest

Faith talks to former U.S. Ambassador to Romania Michael Guest about his decision to resign from the State Department over its refusal to provide his gay partner with the same rights as heterosexual spouses.

The World - Episode 20071109 - Italy-Romania agreement

Nancy Greenleese reports that the leaders of Italy and Romania have forged an agreement to try to calm a storm between their two countries. Rome outraged Bucharest last week when it started deporting Romanian immigrants under an emergency decree. The deportations were sparked by a series of brutal muggings of Italians. Immigrants from Romania were linked to many of the crimes.

Global Politics

Romania and NATO

This week's NATO summit in the Romanian capital Bucharest is a major event for Romanians: they're thrilled to be counted as a NATO member, but they feel that the West treats them like second-class citizens

Global Politics

Putin at NATO

The World's Aaron Schachter reports from the NATO summit in Romania where Russian president Vladimir Putin made it clear today that Russia is strongly opposed to NATO expansion plans to include Ukraine and Georgia

Arts, Culture & Media

Gay marriage in Romania

Three European countries have legalized gay marriage but not all European countries are heading in that direction, and The World's Aaron Schachter reports that Romania is considering a measure that would outlaw same-sex marriage.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer: 10 Foods To Eat Before They Die

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Transylvania, Romania. The region boasts some of the best jams - some of them include ingredients that are considered to be endangered foods. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with British food expert Simon Preston, who's organizing a special banquet called "10 Foods To Eat Before They Die." Preston says he wants to highlight some of the world's "vanishing delicacies."

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

We're looking for a small medieval city in Romania for today's Geo Quiz. The answer is Sighisoara, Transylvania. The area and its history inspired stories of Dracula. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Anna Maria Ignat, a Romanian tour guide who's leading a Halloween tour of the city.

Environment

Gold, cyanide and Romania's environment

A Canadian company has a plan to dig for gold in Romania. It wants to re-open a giant mine there. But as the World's Aaron Schachter reports, the company's plan to use cyanide in the mining process has upset some of the mine's neighbors.

Conflict & Justice

German author wins Nobel

Herta M�ller has been awarded the Nobel prize for literature. The Romanian born author is renowned for her books based on life under the harsh regime of the dictator Ceausescu. M�ller was born in 1953 in Romania. Jeb Sharp profiles the German author.