It's a hot steamy summer in Pakistan and amid the stifling heat comes charges that former president and army chief, Pervez Musharraf, is allegedly connected to the 2007 murder of former prime minister, Benazir Bhutto.
After several days of deadly violence, Egypt seems to be alive again with pedestrians filling streets during daylight hours. But in the evening, it's another matter, says David Kirkpatrick, the Cairo Bureau chief of The New York Times.
The government crackdown in Egypt against the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters has succeeded in sidelining political Islam for the time being. But it could also be setting the stage for a more violent response from supporters.
Egypt has a new strongman. Posters of General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are now ubiquitous. But he remains relatively unknown. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Christopher Dickey, Middle East editor for Newsweek and the Daily Beast.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe's party has claimed victory in this week's election. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Michael Bratton about his article in Foreign Policy magazine about Mugabe's efforts to engineer his own re-election.