Latest Stories Tagged: Global Politics

Conflict & Justice

Middle East peace talks continue

Israeli and Palestinian leaders hold further talks in Jerusalem, after discussing core issues behind the conflict at meetings in Egypt. Negotiations began in Washington two weeks ago, after a 20-month gap. Lisa Mullins gets an update from Matthew Bell.

Conflict & Justice

The meeting that wasn't

Anchor Lisa Mullins reports on a bit of a mystery surrounding a planned meeting in North Korea that officials hailed as the most important political meeting in three decades. Unnamed sources say the meeting never happened, but no one is quite sure why.

Politics

Pakistan flood diary

Six weeks ago floods began to engulf Pakistan. The BBC's Aleem Maqbool has been tracing the path of the destruction by traveling the length of the country on the Indus river. Lisa Mullins talks with him.

Politics

Iran releases American hiker Sarah Shourd

President Barack Obama has welcomed Iran's release of American Sarah Shourd and said he remained hopeful that Tehran would demonstrate �renewed compassion� by freeing her companions. Lisa Mullins talks with Iran expert Haleh Esfandiari.

Politics

Iranian diplomat defects

In the past year, three Iranian diplomats have resigned in protest against the government, and have asked for asylum in Europe. The latest defection came today. Correspondent Cyrus Farivar reports.

Politics

US-Saudi arms deal

The Pentagon is set to notify the Congress in Washington of a $60 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia, reports quoting US officials say. Lisa Mullins talks with Adam Entous, the National Security Correspondent for the Wall Street Journal.

Politics

Cuba plans massive layoff

The Cuban government says it will slash a half million government jobs over the next six months. The idea is to shrink the government payroll while increasing private-sector jobs. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Andy Gomez at the University of Miami.