China has achieved rapid economic growth over the past decade, but the rapid success has come at the expense of the environment. Independent Television News reports on pollution in China and the price of development.
A report from Independent Television News looks at how religious freedom and tolerance issues are affecting China's growing Christian population.
In the third in a series of conversations about the humanitarian crisis in Darfur, Eric Reeves, professor at Smith College, argues in favor of a divestment campaign.
President Bush welcomed North Korea's decision to re-enter six-party negotiations regarding its nuclear program Tuesday, three weeks after a nuclear test and nearly a year after shunning the talks. State Department undersecretary Nicholas Burns discusses the next steps.
By PBS NewsHour
North Korea agreed Tuesday to restart six-nation negotiations over its nuclear program nearly a year after it called off the talks and conducted an underground test of a nuclear weapon, according to a U.S. official.
Political analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss U.S. reaction to North Korea's nuclear test, the congressional page scandal involving former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., and the congressional races in the midterm elections.
President Bush on Wednesday said the United States had no intention of pursuing military action against North Korea and would continue to follow a diplomatic path to ending North Korea's nuclear program.
North Korea officials threatened another nuclear test Tuesday unless the United States agrees to hold direct talks. Policy experts discuss President Bush's continued rejection of direct talks and reaction to the test.
North Korea said on Monday it conducted a successful nuclear weapons test, forcing an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Experts discuss the alleged test, proposed responses and implications for the region.
A New York Times researcher in China, Zhao Yan, was charged with revealing state secrets and has been detained by authorities in Beijing for almost two years. The court announced Friday that Yan will be given a three-year prison sentence.
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