Iraq is sending planes to Egypt to evacuate its nationals. Correspondent Jane Arraf has been at the airport in Baghdad. She tells anchor Marco Werman how Iraq is turning out to be a safe haven for some.
The shores of a Mediterranean island are on our radar today. It's part of Italy, the largest the three Pelagian Islands south of Sicily. Thousands of Tunisians recently fled to this tiny Italian outpost. Can you name the Italian island they've landed on?
The World's Gerry Hadden reports on a potential European Marshall Plan for North Africa. Europe has been giving billions of dollars for decades already. It set up the Union for the Mediterranean to foster cooperation; But the Union has all but failed.
Tens of thousands of people in Libya have been fleeing to Tunisia to escape the fighting. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Firas Kayal, a representative of the UNHCR refugee agency, who is on the border between Tunisia and Libya.
The turmoil in the north African country of Libya figures in today's Geo Quiz: Many are now fleeing the unrest, streaming into several different countries. We're looking for the names of some of those places...
Aid groups say Somalia is in the midst of a humanitarian crisis, due to renewed fighting between Islamic insurgents and Ethiopia-backed government forces, and Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Christian Balslev-Olesen
Reporter Will Everett introduces us to an Iraqi musician who left his homeland several years ago to find artistic freedom. He now lives in Amman, Jordan where he's using his music to help make Iraqi refugees feel at home in the Jordanian capital.