Karachi has long been plagued by urban violence, with many incidents attributed to tit-for-tat ethnic or political disputes.
The websites of Israel’s national airline, El Al, and the Tel Aviv stock exchange have been disrupted just hours after they were reportedly threatened by a Saudi computer hacker.
A growing number of Hungarians are fed up of the poor economy and an increasingly authoritarian government and are talking about leaving the country for good.
Many of the Republican presidential candidates have taken swipes at Europe on the campaign trail. The World’s Clark Boyd looks at how that’s playing on the continent.
After the collapse of the USSR, Russians and other ex-Soviets had to learn to face a new culture – a money culture. For many, that was a huge shock.
American defense and aerospace companies are opening factories in Tijuana, Mexico and employing high-skilled workers there.
Rising gold prices are powering the economy in Nicaragua, which is welcoming foreign mining companies with open arms.
Charities in Greece say parents are increasingly asking the groups to take in their children because they are too poor to raise them.
The use of solar power in rural parts of India is growing. Small loans have made solar panels available to homes and businesses that otherwise suffer from India’s severe electricity shortage.
The new government in Spain is trying lots of things to fix the country’s broken finances and weak economy. One measure to boost productivity is an overhaul of the innumerable holidays that Spanish workers enjoy.
Small manufacturing towns throughout the Midwest have been ravaged by foreign competition for some 30 years. Call it irony, or call it smart business, but some of these same communities are now trying to reinvent themselves by turning to foreign competition.
Anchor Marco Werman talks with Michael Singh, managing director at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about proposed US sanctions on Iran’s oil exports.
Immigration reform has come up in the Republican presidential debates, but it hasn’t been nearly as big of a topic as in years past. The issue still evokes strong passions, however, in many small Iowa towns that rely on immigrant labor at their meat packing plants. It’s an open secret: Many of the workers are undocumented.
For the Geo Quiz, we are looking for an island nation that lies in the middle of the Pacific Ocean that is going to switch its clocks by moving forward 24 hours.