Syrian government forces reportedly opened fire on a crowd in a northern town that was being visited by UN monitors on Tuesday. Several people were killed. The UN also said that vehicles in the observers' convoy were also damaged during the visit.
Reporter Laura Lynch has just returned from Syria, where she had the opportunity to speak to a variety of Syrians. She tells Lisa Mullins what she heard about how the upheaval there is affecting everyday life.
The World's Laura Lynch went with UN monitors to the Syrian city of Dmeir, an opposition stronghold. Residents there are furious at the Syrian government for shelling their city, and increasingly angry at UN monitors for not protecting them.
The World's Laura Lynch profiles pop singer Henry Olonga. He's a former cricket star from Zimbabwe, but a single act of defiance against the government there ended his career and sent him into exile in London. Now he's fighting back with music.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is threatening legal action against the former head of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Sir Fred Goodwin, to get back part of a multi-million dollar pension payout he gained despite nearly running the bank into the ground. Goodwin's recently bailed-out bank reported losses of nearly 35 billion dollars -- the largest loss in British corporate history. The World's Laura Lynch has the latest.
The World Bank has warned that a scarcity of clean water poses a serious threat to Pakistan's stability. In the second of her two part series, The World's Laura Lynch reports from the Indus River Delta in southern Pakistan.
The World's Laura Lynch takes us to a pub in Dublin, Ireland, that's gone back to basics. Gone are the pool tables, televisions, and speakers turned up too loud. Patrons instead can enjoy their favorite brew with some old-fashioned entertainment -- local musicians playing traditional music.
For our Geo Quiz, we asked you to name one of the official residences of the British royal family. The answer is Windsor Castle, in Windsor, England. It's also the setting for Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. The World's Laura Lynch reports.