Global Politics

Former Polish leader stands trial

Poland's last communist leader, General Wojciech Jaruzelski is on trial in Poland. He and seven other former officials are charged with committing "communist crimes." Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from reporter Rafal Motriuk of Radio Poland.

Global Politics

Protests in Thailand

While anti-government protesters in southern Thailand complain about the current government's ties to the maligned ex-premier Thaksin Sinawatra, people in the North sing his praises. Reporter Rebecca Henschke speaks with Thaksin lovers in his home town.

Global Politics

Cheney reassures Ukraine

Vice President Dick Cheney today met with leaders in Ukraine, one of the former Soviet states worried about Russia's recent military actions. Cheney said the United States is committed to Ukraine's security and freedom.

Global Politics

India's abortion debate

Abortion is legal in India, within the first 20 weeks of pregnancy. Now some Indians want to change the law to allow later abortions in certain cases. The BBC's Tinku Ray has the story.

Conflict & Justice

Suing for citizenship

Sylvia Maria Gross profiles an Iraqi man who's served in the US Army and is hoping to be an American citizen soon. In fact, he's suing the US government to speed up the process.