Swiss voters approved by the narrowest of margins a measure to limit immigration into their country. That goes against the country's agreement with the European Union to allow the free movement of people across borders ... and could have serious consequences for the Swiss and their economy.
Holy Ship! The world's largest-ever container ship made its maiden voyage this summer. The Triple E is over a thousand feet long and can carry 9,000 of the largest shipping containers. And more Triple Es are in the works.
Vyacheslav Nikonov is the former deputy head of the Russian parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee. He speaks with anchor Marco Werman about Russia's position that Syria rebels are responsible for poison gas attacks on civilians.
Beekeepers in England, Scotland and Wales are on alert for an invasion of Asian Hornets. Tim Lovett of the British Beekeepers Association predicts a small number of aggressive Asian Hornets will soon cross the English Channel.
President Barack Obama will be in Poland Friday, but people there may not be that happy to see him. Poles are frustrated that the United States still requires them to get a visa to visit the country. Dave McGuire reports from Warsaw.
Ethanol has largely fizzled here in the US. But in Brazil, people have been driving their cars for years powered only by sugarcane ethanol. In recent years though, ethanol in Brazil has hit a speed bump.
Australia's Quantas Airlines has ditched its 17-year alliance with British Airways to partner with Emirates Airline. That means its twice-daily 'kangaroo route' from Sydney to London will stop in Dubai instead of Singapore.
Many poor families in the Philippines rely heavily on US dollars sent home by Filipinos working overseas, and Orlando De Guzman reports from Manila on how the dollar's falling value against the Philippine peso is affecting their budgets.
The Middle East has so far seemed to escape the financial crisis plaguing the rest of the world. As The World's Aaron Schachter reports, this is in large part due to inherent wariness and a banking and real estate boom of its own.
The BBC's Zubair Ahmed reports from a shantytown in the middle of Mumbai, India. It's home to thousands of single-room factories that produce goods for export. Those factories are seeing a drop in orders in the wake of the global financial crisis.