Sunni Muslim extremists recently seized control of Timbuktu and the rest of northern Mali earlier this year. Now they're destroying the religious relics, calling them idolatrous.
There was a deadly fire Wednesday in Nigeria's biggest city, Lagos that killed at least one person and injured 30 others.
Lisa Mullins speaks with George Friedman of the global intelligence firm StratFor. Friedman believes the international community has to come to grips with the fact that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been reduced to a warlord.
Friday was a day of dramatic testimony at the pre-trial hearing in the case of Bradley Manning. The US Army private is due to be court-martialed on 22 charges, including "aiding the enemy."
Thursday Lord Justice Sir Brian Leveson unveiled The Leveson Inquiry, a report that examined the phone hacking of British celebrities, politicians, athletes and crime victims at Rupert Murdoch's former tabloid publication News of the World.
Slow-paced international climate negotiations have resumed this week in Qatar amid a rising wave of bad news on carbon emissions, temperatures and extreme weather events.
The Geo Quiz takes us to a Mexican border city which is in the grip of Xolos fever right now.
We explore what consequences Canada and Mexico might have to expect from an American 'fiscal cliff.'
Lucy Siegle writes a column on ethical living for London's Observer newspaper. She speaks to anchor Lisa Mullins about the global impact of fast fashion.
Bradley Manning, the US Army Private who leaked thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, is scheduled to face a court martial early next year that could send him to prison for life. But before that, there are some important legal matters to settle.