information policy

Conflict & Justice

Offline in China

The US-based rights group, Freedom House, said today that China tops the charts as one of the world's worst offenders of internet censorship. The World's Clark Boyd has details.

Conflict & Justice

Spy crackdown in Lebanon

Lebanon has been rocked by an espionage scandal. The country has arrested scores of its own citizens on charges of spying for Israel. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, Lebanese feel betrayed ? and baffled ? by the revelations.

Politics

Grief-stricken mother receives apology

Britain's mission in Afghanistan has taken a deeply emotional turn. The grieving mother of a British soldier killed in Afghanistan has confronted Prime Minister Gordon Brown, forcing him to make a very public apology. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Politics

Spy swap complete

A plane from New York and plane from Moscow landed in Vienna today, exchanged passengers, and took off again. Thus ended the US and Russia's largest swap of accused spies since the days of the Cold War. The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.

Politics

Waking up world leaders

Delivering bad news to world leaders is a thankless task, especially when they're asleep. Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with Jonathan Powell, who had the job of waking Prime Minister Tony Blair up when something big happened in the middle of the night.