Right now, people around Asia are celebrating the Lunar New Year, the holiday is called "Tet" in Vietnam, and for some in that country, Tet brings memories of war; it was during Tet
Reporter Hadeel Al-Schalchi reports that soccer fans in Egypt are celebrating their national soccer team's victory in the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told NATO allies in Afghanistan today that the country needs more military assistance but many European leaders are reluctant to put more of their own troops in harm's way, as The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Thomas Gouttierre, director of the Center for Afghanistan Studies at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, about the challenges facing Allied forces in their fight against the Taliban.
The meanings behind the patches that some in the military sew on their uniforms can be obscure, but author Trevor Paglen did his best and Marco Werman speaks with him.
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho exposed a pedophile ring with ties to Mexican officials. Her work got her kidnapped, threatened, and even jailed -- all by state police. Now she's fighting back and taking her case to an international court for human rights abuses. The World's Lorne Matalon has the story.
Washington has touted the increased use of biofuels, such as ethanol, as a way to reduce carbon emissions, but a study published today suggesting boosting the use of biofuels also poses some environmental hazards, as The World's Jason Margolis explains.
An outbreak of violence in the African country of Chad has put increasing strain on humanitarian efforts there and has created a large number of internally displaced people
The chaos in Chad has prevented European peacekeeping forces from deploying there and it's also raising more concerns about the long-delayed peacekeeping force for Darfur, as The World's Jeb Sharp has more.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with writer James Traub about French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner and France's relationship with the troubled African nation of Chad. Traub profiled Kouchner for last Sunday's New York Times Magazine.