Little more than a year after the US and Cuba announced plans to begin normalizing relations, the two countries announced the resumption of direct, scheduled commercial flights between them — which haven't existed in more than 50 years.
Nepal wants the world to know that, in the wake of the earthquake, the country is open for business. But that isn't exactly true. While, the earthquake damage isn't so much the problem anymore. It's the fuel crisis.
An official investigation by Dutch authorities has concluded that Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last year by a Russian-made missile. But it also concluded that Ukraine should have closed its airspace.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is campaigning for re-election this fall, in part on his aggressive counter-terror agenda. Recently, he promised that if re-elected, he'll make it a crime to travel to certain areas controlled by terrorists – with exceptions for people with “legitimate reasons,” such as journalists and aid workers.
The answer to our Geo Quiz is Bristol, England, home to the music style known as "trip-hop." Anchor Katy Clark tells us about British nostalgia for a couple of bands that made "trip-hop" so popular a decade ago.
In today's Geo Quiz -- we asked for the name of the sea that lies between the Korean peninsula and the islands of Japan. The answer depends on whom you ask. The Sea of Japan is the internationally recognized name, but Koreans prefer the East Sea or the East Sea of Korea. Any of those serve as the answer to our quiz.
For our Geo Quiz today we asked you to name the world's most northern national capital, where the city's modern art festival is now underway. The answer is Reykjavik, Iceland. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with travel writer Tom Haines for a quick survey of the sights and sounds at the "experimental marathon" exhibition underway at the Reykjavík Art Museum.
The island of Unst is the answer to today's Geo Quiz. It's the most northerly populated island off Scotland. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with homeowner Michael Ray who's built a zero-carbon house on the island.
For our Geo Quiz today, we're looking for the city that's home to an unusual German landmark. It's a former Nazi air raid shelter that was later used as a prison, a fruit cellar, and a venue for techno raves. Now it's coming back as a contemporary art gallery in Berlin, the answer to our quiz. Lisa Mullins gets details from Der Spiegel reporter R. Jay Magill.