China is attempting a delicate balancing act - trying to mediate the explosive dispute between Sudan and the newly independent nation of South Sudan. As The World's Mary Kay Magistad explains to host Marco Werman.
Most new solar panels around the world went up in Germany last year. That's due in part to generous government subsidies that made them more affordable. But now, the government is reducing those subsidies in hopes the solar industry there will stand on its own two feet.
Day three of the government shutdown has arrived with some in Europe blaming the Tea Party for pulling the plug on the US of A. Meanwhile, in a place where government is still running, the Germans have turned to an ex-wrestler to decommission its nuclear plants. And the Greeks' neo-Nazi party is under the microscope.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Michael Klare, author of Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy, about how US energy policy compares with other countries' energy policies around the world.
Iraq's oil ministry held an auction today for rights to develop some of the country's most valuable energy reserves. The World's Katy Clark tells us, some oil companies weren't willing to accept Iraq's terms.