Egypt’s ruling military council has made a declaration giving itself sweeping new legislative powers. Marco Werman talks with the Council on Foreign Relations’ Steven Cook to find out where these developments leave Egypt’s revolution.
Host Lisa Mullins talks with Scientific American’s David Biello about why the humble guar bean is having an impact on profits in the hydraulic fracturing industry.
What is at stake in the upcoming Greek parliamentary election and whether it could spell the end of the Euro in Greece.
Trierweiler says she has her own career as a professional journalist, and plans to continue working.
Marco Werman talks with author Andrea Stuart, who moved to England from Barbados when she was a teenager, about her complicated family history. Stuart is descended from British settlers who went to Barbados in the 17th century, and from the slaves who worked on their sugar plantations.
Marco Werman talks to writer Robert Macfarlane about walking “The Broomway” – a path off the southeast coast of England that’s only navigable when the tide is out.
The World’s Carol Zall profiles Faroese singer-songwriter Teitur Lassen whose new CD is “Let the Dog Drive Home.”
Host Marco Werman talks to reporter Ursula Lindsey in Cairo about the public’s reaction to the results of the first round of Egypt’s presidential election.
Host Marco Werman talks with reporter Peter Chilson about the ongoing upheaval in Mali.
Anchor Aaron Schachter talks with journalist Gayle Lemmon about a “shadow summit” on Afghanistan’s women that took place Sunday in Chicago alongside the NATO summit there.
Marco Werman talks with Gac Filipaj, an immigrant from the former Yugoslavia who moved to the US, learned English, and has earned a bachelor’s degree in Classics from Columbia University while working full-time there as a janitor.
Marco Werman talks with New York Times reporter Declan Walsh about the case of Dr. Shakil Afridi, who has been detained by Pakistani intelligence since last year for allegedly working for the CIA.
Marco Werman talks with Kabul resident Sultana Parvanta, a consultant on economic development and women’s issues, about her reaction to President Obama’s visit to Afghanistan last night and the agreement that was signed between the US and Afghanistan.
On Tuesday, an Egyptian court upheld a conviction against Adel Imam, a popular comedian and actor there. Imam has been sentenced to jail and fined — convicted of offending Islam in his films. Marco Werman talks to Reporter Ursula Lindsay in Cairo.
President Obama gave a speech today at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, in which he highlighted the importance of trying to prevent genocide and atrocities from happening in the first place. Marco Werman talks with Harvard professor Sarah Sewall about the President’s speech.