Iran said Tuesday that it is helping Afghanistan financially, but said it is helping with reconstruction, not trying to buy influence over the Karzai administration. Jim Lehrer has more. Continue reading
The numbers of those affected by the floods in Pakistan have climbed to more than 4 million. The forecast is calling for more monsoon rains for the next three days. Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports from Punjab Province in the eastern part of the country. Continue reading
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. has already started to send aid to victims of the Pakistan floods, which have been deemed the worst there in 80 years. Jonathan Miller of Independent Television News reports on the frustrations in a remote Pakistani village. Continue reading
Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are in need of food and shelter after flooding that has killed some 1,500 people so far. Kylie Morris of Independent Television News reports. Continue reading
Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates announced Thursday he would give up his day-to-day role in the company to focus on philanthropy. David Kirkpatrick, senior editor of Fortune magazine and Stacy Palmer, editor of The Chronicle of Philanthropy discuss Bill Gate’s move to philanthropy.