General Motors and Chrysler produce nearly a quarter of their North American vehicles in Ontario. So they're asking Canadian taxpayers to pitch in almost a quarter of the money that the companies say they need to stay afloat. Jason Margolis has more.
Thrifty folk in England are packing their cars with unwanted stuff and carting it off to flea markets, to sell from their trunks - or boots - as they're called there. Tracey Hobson, organizer of a car boot sale in London, sends this audio postcard.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Israeli leaders in Jerusalem today. Clinton stressed that Israel could count on continued support from the US, but also said the Obama Administration will work hard towards an independent Palestinian state.
Palestinians got a boost last night in the form of 4.5 billions dollars in aid to help rebuild the Gaza Strip. The money was pledged at an international donor conference held last night in Sharm-El-Sheik Egypt. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.
Masked gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, Pakistan today. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the latest from Abbas Nasir, editor of the Daily Dawn newspaper in Pakistan.
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For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the capital of Burkina Faso. It's where a major African film festival is under way. The answer is Ouagadougou. The BBC's Audrey Brown has been covering the film festival all week. She speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.
American folk singer Pete Seeger is being honored in Sweden today as part of Music Freedom Day. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Seeger's grandson, Tao Rodriquez-Seeger, a musician in his own right.
A former Sudanese soldier speaks with the BBC's Mike Thomson about his participation in the burning of villages in Darfur in 2003. The former soldier says he was forced to kill and rape.
NOTE: This interview includes disturbing images.