Four recent militant attacks in Pakistan ï¿½ including one over the weekend against the Army headquarters in Islamabad ï¿½ raise questions about how Pakistan is cracking down on militant groups. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
The Taliban says it carried out a suicide bombing near the Indian embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, killing at least 17 people.It would be the second attack on the embassy. The World's Matthew Bell looks at what's at stake for India in the Afghanistan war.
Today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year on the Jewish calendar. In Israel, the ï¿½day of atonementï¿½ means that much of the country simply stops. In Tel Aviv, the holiday has turned into a festival of bicycles. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
President Obama led the country today in remembering the attacks of September 11, 2001. Mr. Obama promised to transform US policies forged in the wake of 9-11. The World's Matthew Bell looks at the change and the continuity in the president's approach.
Countries outside the US are paying attention to the battle over health care reform. The World's Matthew Bell examines how a battle over an American domestic issue could have an impact on FOREIGN policy.
If the US broke the law by abusing terrorism suspects under President Bush, should the Obama Administration expand the investigation all the way to the former president? The World's Matthew Bell reports.
The head of the Pakistani Taliban, Baitullah Mehsud, is reported to have been killed by a US missile strike. The World's Matthew Bell reports on what it could mean for the overall US mission in the region.
Two American journalists are home safe and sound after nearly five months in North Korean captivity. The World's Matthew Bell looks at how Mr. Clinton's mission differed from that of former President Jimmy Carter's 1994 visit to North Korea.
Egypt is once more facing a political crisis. Its parliament was dissolved and its military rulers have assumed more power for themselves. But a democratically elected president should be named by Thursday. It's expected to be Mohamed Morsi, but how much power he'll have remains to be seen.
The Obama administration's call for intervention in Syria is expected to overshadow the gathering of the G-20 in St. Petersburg. Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin are bitterly divided over Syria. Host Marco Werman talks with The World's Matthew Bell.
President Obama is scheduled to address the nation tonight to explain why he thinks Congress should authorize the use of American force in response to the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons. The future of US influence around the globe is at stake.
Bradley Manning, 25, was sentenced to 35 years in a military prison for leaking classified documents to the website WikiLeaks. Depending on whom you ask, however, the contents of those documents could amount to remarkable disclosures or well-written gossip.
In Chinese cities like Beijing, a rising awareness about the dangers of air pollution is evident on people's faces. More and more Beijingers are wearing masks to protect themselves from air pollution. But, in order for them to offer any protection at all, they first must be worn correctly.
The rhetoric of apology in China today is nuanced and coded. Though some people seem genuinely contrite for their actions during the vigilante violence of the Cultural Revolution, they are careful not to blame the government.