Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with John Authers, Global Investment Editor at the Financial Times, about today's mixed financial picture.
The World's Laura Lynch reports on how the once uncelebrated British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is now being touted as a financial trend-setter.
Injecting billions of dollars into the nation's banks in exchange for shares is often called "nationalization" in other countries. But not in America, as The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
Shopkeepers in the main bazaar of Iran's capital, Tehran, shut down for the day on Sunday. They were protesting a sales tax imposed by Iran's president. The work stoppage worked -- the tax was suspended.
France is trying to persuade UNESCO, the UN agency that protects cultural heritage, to declare French cooking a world treasure. Reporter Anita Elash has the story from Paris.
The World's Quil Lawrence reports that a new U.S. military strategy in Afghanistan includes trying to learn more about the local cultures. In fact, U.S. forces are asking anthropologists for help.
Afghanistan remains a tough place to be a woman. The country's most senior policewoman was assassinated by the Taliban last month. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Canadian photo-journalist, Lana Slezic, author of the portrait book called "Forsaken: Afghan Women."
Today's answer is Yinlong Island, also known as Tarabarov Island. The island is located at the confluence of two rivers along the eastern border between Russia and China. The two nations have just settled a long border dispute involving the island. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Professor Shannon O'Lear, who specializes in Russian and Central Eurasian geography.
The World's Marco Werman remembers the father Jamaican rocksteady music, Alton Ellis, who died over the weekend.