The riots in China's Xinjiang region and the subsequent Chinese crackdown on the Muslim Uighurs have drawn a muted response from the Muslim world ? with the exception of Turkey. The World's Aaron Schachter reports.
The election in Afghanistan is unlikely to have much effect on the nearly three million Afghans who've fled their country. The BBC's Hugh Sykes visits Afghan refugees camped out in northern France for their reaction to election news.
There was more unrest in the city of Urumqi in western China over the weekend. Protesters demanded the resignation of the regional leader. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Beijing correspondent Mary Kay Magistad for an update.
President Obama seems have to backed off his call for a building freeze on Israeli settlements. Israel says ï¿½natural growthï¿½ within existing settlements must be permitted, while Palestinians want a freeze. Matthew Bell reports.
Swine flu has hit one of the largest isolated indigenous groups in the Amazon. We speak with Fiona Watson, research and field director for Survival International, about the situation. From PRI's The World.
While China's state-run media have given President Obama high marks on his visit to China, civil rights lawyers and human rights activists there are disappointed in the president's conciliatory tone. The World's Mary Kay Magistad takes a look.
The earthquake in Haiti was recently blamed on a ?pact with the devil'. Anthropologists say the claim has a long history, going back to centuries-old misrepresentations of Haitian vodou. The World's Alex Gallafent reports.