Thailand's parliament has a new civilian prime minister who faces the challenge of restoring civilian rule after 18 months of military rule
It's against the law in Thailand to criticize the King; Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Giles Ungpakorn, professor of political science in Bangkok, who's fallen afoul of that law.
An Egyptian telecommunications company, Orascom Telecom, says it's secured a license to bring mobile phone service to North Korea, as Cyrus Farivar reports.
For today's Geo Quiz, we're looking for the names of the four cities in the West African nation of Ghana that are currently hosting the "Africa Cup of Nations" soccer tournament.
The answer is: Tamale, Kumasi, Sekondi and Accrah. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Ghana correspondent David Amano who's been witnessing the hoopla.
Reporter Michael Switow tells us how young Malaysian singers on the island of Borneo are reviving musical traditions that were on the verge of dying out. Borneo is the island shared by Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.
The Taliban claimed responsibility for suicide bombings in Afghanistan's Helmand province which killed several people, including the province's deputy governor, as Gregory Warner reports from Kabul, Afghanistan.
Three reports on the current state of Afghanistan have come out this week; they paint a picture of a country in trouble and perhaps on the verge of becoming a failed state
Australians are questioning whether their national citizenship test contains appropriate questions, and some think they smack of racism, as The World's Alex Gallafent reports on what the questions on citizenship tests say about various countries.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to FBI official Tom Bush about a plan for an international biometrics database; FBI officials are discussing the idea with their counterparts in Britain and other countries, as a way to support the fight against terrorism.
Computer users in Egypt, India, and a number of other countries were cast back to a time before broadband today when two key internet cables under the Mediterranean Sea were cut off, causing a massive cyber-slowdown, as The World's Clark Boyd reports.