Global Politics

China's internet protests

Protests in nine Chinese cities have called for a boycott of the French supermaket chain, Carrefour in response to a false rumor going around the internet that Carrefour was supporting Tibetan independence

Conflict & Justice

Torch in South Korea

Jason Strother reports that the Olympic torch will arrive in South Korea this weekend and human rights activists in Seoul want to use the event to focus attention on China's forced repatriation of North Korean refugees.

Conflict & Justice

Olympic torch on Mt Everest

The World's Carol Hills reports on China's preparations for taking the Olympic torch all the way to the summit of Mt. Everest; China's state-run television began live broadcasts from the mountain today.=

Conflict & Justice

Torch arrives in China

The Olympic torch returned to China today; Anchor Marco Werman tells how tens of thousands of supporters turned out to see the Hong Kong relay with only a few pro-Tibet protestors who were shouted down.


Torch reaches summit

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with mountaineer and film-maker David Breshears about the Olympic torch's ascent to the top of Mount Everest.

Global Politics

Olympic guidelines for foreigners

China has created a set of rules for foreigners planning to attend the Olympic Games in Beijing this summer; the rules include "no insulting banners" and "no sleeping outdoors,� as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports.


Checking out new Olympic technologies

Olympic victory is often measured in fractions of a second and competitors are always looking for an edge so many turn to advanced technology to get that edge, as Anchor Lisa Mullins gets an update from The World's Technology Correspondent, Clark Boyd.