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.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Paula Newberg, director of the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, about Pakistan's newly reinstated Supreme Court chief justice, Iftikhar Chaudhry.
Honduras' interim president said talks may begin Saturday to address the political crisis enveloping the country since the military deposed the country's sitting president two weeks ago. Anchor Jeb Sharp gets the latest from Director Jennifer McCoy.
Today, Iraqi forces took over control of the security checkpoints into the Baghdad Green Zone. It's another step toward US withdrawal from the country. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with George Packer, author 'The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq.'
Palestinian security forces have mounted an operation to catch the killers of four Israeli settlers shot on Tuesday. The killings came ahead of the first direct talks between Israeli and Palestinian leaders in two years. Matthew Bell reports.