Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95.
Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of US President Donald Trump's summit with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore. Yeonmi Park, a North Korean defector who escaped with her mother at 13 years old, shares her insights on the current state of North Korea and the impact of Trump's summit with Kim.
Not only are single women emerging as a growing and critical aspect of the economy in cities around the world, they are also driving increasingly unaffordable real estate markets. But women at the other end of the income spectrum, particularly single mothers, bear the brunt of gentrification.
The World's Patrick Cox continues our series on global obesity with a report from Singapore. Authorities there tried to combat obesity by putting overweight kids into special clubs and forcing them to exercise and diet. It did reverse the trend, but it also made many kids in Singapore miserable.
Singapore is laying the foundation for a future economy based on science. It's sending its own citizens abroad for a top education, and enticing some the world's best minds in science to its shores. Reporter Ari Daniel Shapiro has more.
The New York Times has apologized and agreed to pay monetary damages to Singapore's prime minister and his two predecessors for recent commentary that hinted at nepotism. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more.
More than 5,000 people have been taken into custody in a crackdown on illegal World Cup gambling. Police raided hundreds of betting dens across Asia. Anchor Marco Werman gets the story from The World's Mary Kay Magistad in Beijing.
Today the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), a global body that coordinates internet names, voted to allow companies to apply for their own domain name extensions. Mariko Oi of the BBC joins us.