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Pakistan at the Polls: Filmmaker Notes: Abigail Spindel

After consulting Nighat Saeed Khan, a leading Pakistani activist and friend of Abida Hussain's, we jumped at the opportunity to follow her on election day.

Mar 3rd, 2009

Chinese Man Sabotages Christie’s Auction

The Chinese government says that the bronze artifacts were stolen, and it appears that a fake buyer disrupted their sale in a crafty bit of auction sabotage.

Mar 2nd, 2009

World Links: Guinea Bissau President Assassinated; British PM Visits Washington

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 2nd, 2009

Buzzwords: Swat Valley

While Swat Valley may sound like the training grounds for an elite tactical unit of hot-shot cops that bust up crack houses and neutralize high-risk hostage situations, it's actually quite a lovely region in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan.

Feb 27th, 2009

World Links: US pull out of Iraq by 2010; 42 Bodies Found in Bangladesh

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Feb 27th, 2009

World Links: Mutiny Ends in Bangladesh; Serb Leader Acquitted in The Hague

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Feb 26th, 2009

Slideshow: Mutiny in Bangladesh

Dhaka-based photographer Jessica Lim sent these photos of the scene unfolding just outside her door.

Feb 25th, 2009

World Links: Mutiny in Bangladesh; Nuclear Tests in Iran

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Feb 25th, 2009

World Links: Aid to Gaza; Clashes in Somalia

A round-up of today's global news headlines.

Feb 24th, 2009

Hard Times, Hate Crimes in Hungary

Racism against Roma intensifies with economic downturn.

Feb 23rd, 2009

World Links: Bombing in Cairo; Celebrations in Mubai

A round-up of today's global news headlines.

Feb 23rd, 2009

Buzzwords: Swiss Banks

The Swiss media is in an uproar over the future of bank secrecy - a practice in Switzerland that has been protected in private law for over 300 years.

Feb 20th, 2009

Haiti’s Poor Eat Dirt

This video from Worldfocus shows what some people in Haiti are doing to fill their empty stomachs.

Feb 20th, 2009

World Links: Elections in Israel; Sectarian Strife in Pakistan

A round-up of today's global news headlines.

Feb 20th, 2009

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