The Spanish town of Borja is coping with the floods of tourists coming to see the monkey Jesus, the church fresco touched-up by an elderly parishioner in August.
Can you name the 1,800 mile long river that originates in Tibet, high in the Himalayas, then winds its way south through India and Bangladesh before it finally empties into the Bay of Bengal?
In Tuesday night’s debate, Governor Mitt Romney cautioned that four more years of President Obama’s economic policies would put the US on “the road to Greece,” a nod to the Mediterranean country’s ongoing financial woes.
We’ve heard from of you since producer Andrea Crossan admitted that the first concert she ever went to was the Canadian band Rush, and that she lied about it for years. Andrea and anchor Marco Werman share some of the many stories we’ve received.
A US court has quashed the conviction of Osama Bin Laden’s former driver, who had been jailed in Guantanamo Bay for giving material support to terrorism.
The view from Libya on the way the September attack on the consulate in Benghazi is playing in the US presidential campaign. Also, a stunning change for Cubans wanting to travel abroad. And an Israeli-Iranian singer wins fans in Israel for her Persian music.
The killing of US ambassador Chris Stevens in Libya last month is almost certain to come up in Tuesday’s presidential debate. The Romney campaign has been repeatedly attacking the President Obama for failing to provide adequate security. But how fair are those accusations?
Many Libyans are still trying to make sense of the attack in Benghazi that happened five weeks ago Tuesday. Correspondent Marine Olivesi is in the capital, Tripoli. She says many of the Libyans she talked to are contrite, and hope for continued close relations with Washington.
The play presented by the Huntington Theater Company in Boston mirrors some of the anti-Muslim tumult and the issues that surrounded the Benghazi attack.
Cuba announced today it will lift most travel restrictions in the New Year. Pretty much any Cuban who wants to will be allowed to leave. It could be a stunning change for Cubans. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC’s Sarah Rainsford.
While the US Supreme Court reviews the constitutionality of considering race in college admissions, Brazil is moving ahead on affirmative action. In August, Brazil’s president signed a law setting aside half of public university seats for poor or nonwhite students.
The British government announced Tuesday that Gary McKinnon, accused by the US of “the biggest military hack of all time,” will not be extradited to the US to stand trial.
Jimmy Savile was one of Britain’s most popular media personalities. He was a TV host, a DJ and cultural icon all rolled in one. But since he died last year, allegations have been made that Savile was a sexual predator. Anchor Marco Werman talks with Sarah Lyall, the London correspondent for the New York Times.
The Geo Quiz takes us to a monastery this time. Monks have lived for at least 17 centuries at Saint Catherine’s monastery — where monks have lived for at least 17 centuries.
Israel’s Army Radio has banned the popular song “A Matter of Habit” from its airwaves stating that the song “denounces those that have sacrificed their life for the defense of the country.”