The music is from a new album by ï¿½Taken By Trees.ï¿½ That's the artistic name of Swedish singer-songwriter Victoria Bergsman. She recorded the album in Pakistan. Bergsman really wanted to record with Sufi musicians.
In January, 11 professional assassins wearing fake beards and carrying fake passports killed Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a senior Hamas official in his Dubai hotel. Both Israel and Palestine have been accused of being involved in the assassination.
On repeated occasions, President Obama and members of his administration have boasted of not just capturing but killing terrorists. We take a closer look at the implications of this 'kill-over-capture' bias and what makes these targeted killings legal.
On day three of Operation Moshtarak, senior Afghan officers said areas around Marjah were being cleared of insurgents. The campaign aims to put areas back under Afghan government control. Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Rod Norland of the New York Times.
European lawmakers are considering a measure that would prevent the United States from monitoring international money transfers. The United States considers it a key weapon in the fight against terrorism. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
Officials powered up about a thousand security cameras in and around Vancouver in advance of the Winter Games starting there later this month. Anchor Marco Werman explains the electronic surveillance is making some privacy watchdogs there nervous.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has denied striking a ?covert? deal to invade Iraq with George W. Bush at a private meeting in 2002 at the President's ranch in Texas. Laura Lynch has been watching the inquiry.
Later today, President Obama gets a preliminary report on what went wrong in the country's airport security systems.
We talk to New York Times reporter Eric Lipton, international security analyst Bob Ayers.
Republican politicians, including many US governors and the presidential nominee Donald Trump, want to close the door to Syrian refugees. But many conservative Christians say that, on this issue, the politicians are wrong.
According to reports, senior White House officials were aware as early as the beginning of 2019 of classified intelligence indicating that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for killing US troops. The World spoke with Mark Galeotti, a senior associate fellow at the British-based Royal United Services Institute, to get his take.
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