International aid experts say millions of people around the world are being pushed deeper into poverty and hunger by high food prices, but the aid groups that traditionally help to feed the hungry are also feeling the pinch
It's the second day of a strike by truckers in Spain, and the truckers are protesting against soaring fuel prices, and with the strike disrupting the movement of goods in the country
Last week, nations at a UN food summit in Rome vowed to increase world food production by 50 percent by the year 2030, and to meet this goal
The Boston Celtics are turning to a traditional southern African concept to rally their players; it's called Ubuntu, which roughly translates as "I am because of you,ï¿½ as Martha Bebinger of WBUR in Boston has the story.
An equatorial mountain range figures in today's Geo Quiz. The answer is the Rwenzori Mountains. The central African range is featured in "Africa: Atlas of our Changing Environment" a new atlas published by UNEP, the United Nations Environmental Program. The glaciers that give these stunning mountains their snowcapped appearance are disappearing due to global climate change.
A debut collection of short stories by Nigerian writer Uwem Akpan has inspired a new song by singer Angelique Kidjo from Benin. Anchor Lisa Mullins tells us more.
As oil prices rise, Saudi Arabia looks like the only OPEC member with capacity to boost output quickly and significantly, but the United States hasn't been able to convince its ally to do so
European newspaper editors tell us what's in store for President Bush during his current trip and what they think Mr. Bush's legacy will be; we hear from Slovenia, Germany, France, and Great Britain.
A history museum in the northern French city of Caen will open a major exhibit this week on the September 11, 2001 attacks, and Correspondent Gerry Hadden examines this European perspective on 9/11.
The BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse reports on a coal mine accident in Ukraine, where today, rescue workers announced they'd helped 23 miners to safety while others remain missing, though.