Protests continue in Egypt against President Mursi’s decree expanding his own powers. Also, Mexico’s new president wants to refocus the US-Mexico relationship on trade, rather than just security. Plus, an effort to restore a river ecosystem in the middle of Delhi, India.
Tens of thousands of people have been protesting in Cairo against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, who last week granted himself sweeping new powers.
Protests marked the first day of a pre-trial hearing at Fort Meade, Maryland, in the case of Bradley Manning, the US Army private who leaked thousands of documents to the website WikiLeaks.
Mexico’s president-elect says he wants to refocus the US-Mexico relationship on trade, rather than security.
A growing number of young people from Mexico and Central America are entering the US without documentation and without parents.
The remains of Yasser Arafat was exhumed today to determine if the former Palestinian leader was poisoned. Arafat died eight years ago, allegedly from a stroke.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has been ordered by a judge to vacate his office, after Ford was found to have violated conflict of interest rules. We hear more from Toronto Sun writer Lorrie Goldstein.
A new biodiversity park along a stretch of the river is starting to restore some of the natural services the landscape used to provide.