Let the Games begin! Friday saw the start of the 30th Summer Olympiad with the opening ceremonies taking place at Olympic Park. The World's Alex Gallafent spoke with visitors from around the globe ahead of London's big night.
The London Olympic Games are only three weeks away and there is much excitement in the British Capital. But The World's Alex Gallafent tells Marco Werman that there are also concerns about security - and, of course, that English summer weather.
The strength of the Chinese auto market is translating into design. Increasingly, Chinese tastes are influencing the cars consumers buy in other parts of the world too. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.
More than 90 people were killed after a car bomb ripped through a busy market in Peshawar, Pakistan. The blast came as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began a visit to the Pakistani capital, Islamabad. The World's Jason Margolis reports.
Twenty years ago, the wall that divided East and West Berlin came down in dramatic fashion. Since that time, the Berlin Wall has been broken up. Former Berlin resident Juliane Camfield tells Alex Gallafent she could never own a piece of the wall.
Insurgents in Iraq have hacked into live video feeds from unmanned American drone aircraft, US media reports say. The hacking was possible because the remotely flown planes have an unprotected communications link. Alex Gallafent reports.
The small town of Ballina is known as ï¿½the Salmon Capital of Ireland'. It's home to only about 11,000 people. But it's also home to an extraordinary collection of historical documents. The World's Alex Gallafent reports from New York.
The last piece of the health care reform law is now on its way to President Obama. The law's main purpose is to extend health care coverage to uninsured Americans. Those who are here illegally are still out of luck. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.
For today's Global Hit, we're going to hear the sounds of a long-lost instrument. And now it's back, on an album called Along the Silk Road by harpist Tomoko Sugawara. The World's Alex Gallafent has our story.