Today China imprisoned a Chinese dissident who spoke out against the government's record on human rights; Hu Jia was found guilty of "inciting subversion of state power,ï¿½ as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.
An Afghan reporter is awaiting trial for insulting Islam, and he could face a death sentence if convicted, as Correspondent Gregory Warner has the story.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with David Wood, a reporter embedded with the Marines in southern Afghanistan; Wood reports for the Baltimore Sun, and he's also been writing a blog about what daily life is like there for the Marines.
Peru recently imposed a nationwide teachers test in an effort to improve the country's education system, but unfortunately, more than 90-percent of the teachers failed the exam, as The BBC's Dan Collyns reports from Lima.
There's a new flood barrier in Venice known as the Moses project, which is holding back the waters, and it's also creating a haven for marine life, but some environmentalists say it's doing damage
Residents in Zimbabwe are anxiously awaiting results from Saturday's presidential election, and so are hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans in exile, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with one ex-pat, Violet Gonda, a radio journalist in California.
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
Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain each say they don't think much of the Bush administration's policy toward Russia, and all three say they'd take a harder line, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
The World's Jason Margolis reports on today's hearing on Iraq before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as the committee heard a bleak assessment of the security situation in Iraq.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Michele Flournoy, a former Defense Department official and one of the experts who testified on Iraq before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.