For today's geoquiz we were looking for Barcelona's most popular beach. The answer is Barceloneta. The World's Gerry Hadden reports that the bare-it-all atmosphere is upsetting some Barcelona residents.
Human rights advocates in Europe are calling for countries there to look into their own role in CIA prisoner abuse. Several countries are accused of abetting CIA prisoner programs during the Bush administration. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.
Prosecutors in the Netherlands will charge an Arab cultural group for hate crimes because of a cartoon on their website which has offended Jewish groups. Arab groups say prosecutors are guilty of double standards. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
Italy's Prime Minister says he wants Italian troops out of Afghanistan as soon as possible. That's after six Italian soldiers participating in NATO operations in Afghanistan died yesterday in a suicide bomb attack. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
Twenty-four employees of France Telecom have killed themselves in the past year-and-a-half. Some blame the restructuring of the previously state-owned company for a poisonous atmosphere. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.
The government in Spain's northwest region of Catalonia says it spends about 3 million dollars a year rescuing ill-prepared hikers from the region's mountains. Now it's charging reckless hikers for their rescues. The World's Gerry Hadden explains.
This month Germany overturned the sentences of tens of thousands of German soldiers convicted of treason during World War II. The World's Gerry Hadden met one of Germany's three surviving Nazi traitors and has his story.
US health authorities are encouraging Americans to get their H1N1 flu shot. Authorities in Europe are less enthusiastic. And Europeans are losing interest. Many people in Germany and Spain are reluctant to get a vaccination. Gerry Hadden reports.
The Times of London is reporting that Italy paid the Taliban not to attack Italian soldiers in Afghanistan. Italy vehemently denies the story, but the story is raising questions. The World's Gerry Hadden reports.