British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced this week there would be an investigation into the Iraq war once the country's Britain's completed its troop withdrawal, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rafael Behr
The former Soviet Republic of Georgia is number three on the list when it comes to sending troops to Iraq, and Anchor Lisa Mullins explains what Georgia has to gain from its continuing participation in the "coalition of the willing."
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Chris O'Brien, a former employee of Xinhua, the Chinese government-run news agency, on how China's state-controlled media are portraying the Tibetan protests.
China plans to close access to its side of Mount Everest this spring as part of a move designed to ensure the Olympic torch won't be disturbed on its passage up the world's highest peak;
It's New Year's in Iran, a Persian holiday that predates Islam; in the past, Iran's Islamic government has tried to stamp out the celebrations, but still they continue, as The World's Quil Lawrence checked out the partying in Tehran.
Most of Saudi Arabia's population is under the age of 30, and a growing number of them is frustrated with the Kingdom's tight restrictions on social freedoms, and that could pose problems for the Saudi state
We hear from three foreign journalists based in Washington about what their audience makes of Barack Obama's speech this week on race in America: joining us are Ewen MacAskill with Britain's Guardian newspaper
We were looking for a city in southwestern France for today's geo quiz. The answer is Bordeaux... A capital of French wine. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Bordeaux vintner, Ilja Gort, whose nose is now insured with Lloyds of London.
The World's Marco Werman profiles the latest album by the Algerian-born musician, Cheb i Sabbah. Sabbah's latest CD, "Devotion" is inspired by the rich sounds and rhythms of India.
President Bush spoke at the Pentagon today to mark the fifth anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, and Anchor Lisa Mullins gets reaction from a Baghdad native, Ghaith Abdul Ahad, who reports for the British newspaper, The Guardian.