The US is winding down its presence in Afghanistan. President Obama met his Afghan counterpart on Friday to discuss the details. Anchor Jeb Sharp talks with Ali Jalali, a 2009 candidate for president of Afghanistan.
President Obama has nominated Senator John Kerry as his next Secretary of State. Kerry heads the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and is expected to win easy confirmation from his colleagues in the chamber.
Reporter Marine Olivesi, a frequent contributor from Libya, was the first western journalist to view Gaddafi's corpse. She told us about her surreal hunt to find the dictator's remains and about the return to normalcy in the city of Misrata.
In response to Palestine's victory at the United Nations last week, Israel has announced plans for the expansion of Jewish settlements. Condemnation of those plans has been swift and sharp. Some fear Israel is becoming more isolated diplomatically.
In Gaza, news of the ceasefire deal was greeted by celebrations but just before the truce went into effect, there were more rockets fired into southern Israel. And there were more Israeli strikes hitting targets in Gaza.
A ceasefire is set to be announced in the Gaza conflict, Egyptian and Palestinian officials say. Anchor Marco Werman talks to David Kirkpatrick, Cairo Bureau Chief for the New York Times, to get more details.
This week in Cuba, peace talks will begin in earnest between the government of Colombia and the leftist rebel group, the FARC. Among the FARC leaders in attendance, one sticks out. Her name is Tanja Nijmeijer.
One foreign country that's been mentioned a fair bit during the presidential campaign is Israel. Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney profess their commitment to Israel's security. They haven't talked about much is the moribund Middle East peace process.
Palestinians got a boost last night in the form of 4.5 billions dollars in aid to help rebuild the Gaza Strip. The money was pledged at an international donor conference held last night in Sharm-El-Sheik Egypt. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.
The World's Marco Werman reports on how some Bedouin musicians found some military debris in the desert from the 1967 Six Day War, and transformed the trash into percussion instruments for their band, the Bedouin Jerry Can Band.
The war in Kosovo ended ten years ago. But it's still not clear what happened to Kosovo Serbs who disappeared right after the conflict ended in 1999. Reporter Michael Montgomery has been looking into that.
President Obama has sent a team of high-level national security officials to the Middle East. He's trying to revive an Arab-Israeli peace process that has yet to get off the ground. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Artists often play a part in the struggle against barriers. The World's Gerry Hadden has been looking into songs that symbolized the struggle against the divided Germany. He didn't find many. But the few he found mostly came from the former East Germany.
Anchor Marco Werman talks to Ljiljana Smajlovic, president of the Journalists Association of Serbia, about the news that Serbia has officially apologized for the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslims in Srebrenica.