The US, China and Taiwan have all signed onto a fiction — that Taiwan and China are one and the same government. Of course, the US doesn't completely go along with that, but for official purposes, it's been a useful lie for decades.
It seems certain that on July 9 of this year, Africa – and the world – will see the birth of a new nation. Kuek Garang and Mayom Bol Achuk are both planning to return home. They tell us about their plans to start over in southern Sudan.
Daniel Estrin reports on the resignation of the Palestinian parliament. Members of the ruling Fatah party hope the move will give them more credibility ahead of scheduled legislative and presidential elections in September.
Uganda's longtime President Yoweri Museveni is running for re-election. He's expected to win, but many in Uganda say the election may not be free and fair. Dennis Porter reports from the capital, Kampala.
For Today's Geo Quiz, it helps to speak Irish. Traditional Irish is still spoken in some pockets of Ireland. These districts are scattered up and down the rocky west coast: What's the collective name for all of the country's Irish-speaking districts?
As The World's Clark Boyd Reports, at midnight on Friday, Belgium topped Iraq as the country that has gone longest without a government. Demonstrators marked the milestone with events throughout the country.
Megan Williams reports from Tunisia where the protesters who toppled the country's president continue to protest. Their goal is to ensure that new elections are held and that all members of the former regime leave power.