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.
Turkey's parliament is expected to approve a bill this week that allows female university students to wear headscarves and that's upsetting secular Turks, as the BBC's Sarah Rainsford reports from Istanbul.
Today's answer is Ladakh, a region in the India-administered state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is where Pashmina goats can be found. Their soft wool is prized around the world. This year, severe winter conditions are threatening the goats. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the BBC's Altaf Hussein.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on how China's government is trying to cope with the effects of wild winter weather: Chinese authorities are working hard to restore electricity and get transportation systems moving again
American-style brunch, complete with waffles, eggs, pancakes, and sausages, is all the rage in South Korea, and Correspondent Jason Strother tells us how an old American stand-by has become a new culinary trend in South Korea.
Thousands of younger demonstrators erupted with joy while a rival older crowd angrily clashed with riot police on Friday — epitomizing the generational splits over the country's sweeping political scandal.
"Certainly we do not want to, for things to get to military conflict," the US secretary of state said. "If they elevate the threat of their weapons program to a level that we believe require action, then, that option's on the table."