The World's Aaron Schachter reports from Beirut on the spectacle of Lebanese weddings, as many Lebanese couples are willing to spend big, making a point of enjoying the big day despite the country's unstable politics and poverty.
Vice President Dick Cheney is the latest in a wave of senior U.S. officials who've traveled to the Middle East, and topping their agenda has been the Bush Administration's support for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process
Zimbabwe's longtime president Robert Mugabe is up for re-election on Saturday and he's expected to win again, even though the country is in freefall, as Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Harare-based journalist Peta Thorneycraft.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports that the Chinese crackdown on Tibet -- and calls for an Olympic boycott over China's human rights record -- pose a dilemma for Taiwan's president-elect: that is, get closer to China
Anchor Marco Werman speaks to James Miles, China correspondent for The Economist, who also happened to be on a government-approved visit to Lhasa when anti-China protests broke out in the Tibetan capital.