Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with The World's book critic Christopher Merrill about a novel set in East Pakistan, the part of Pakistan that declared its independence in 1971 as the new nation of Bangladesh.
Monday's legislative elections in Pakistan are critical to the country's future, but voter turnout may still be low because not only is there the threat of violence, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports
The mood in Pakistan ahead of Monday's presidential elections, where surveys show a strong support for the party of assassinated leader Benazir Bhutto as well as widespread disapproval of current president Pervez Musharaff's government.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he backs a pause in troops cuts in Iraq after the first round of pullouts in July, but that could mean more strain on US forces in Afghanistan, where the violence is escalating
Despite the escalating violence in Afghanistan, for some Afghans who can afford it, there are still some luxuries to enjoy at least for now, as Reporter Gregory Warner visited the only plastic surgery clinic in the capital, Kabul.
Reporter Kevin Kim has details on the destruction of one of South Korea's most treasured landmarks -- the Gate of Namdaemun, and a 69-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of setting the 700-year-old gate on fire.
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