Last week, we told you about the nasty sectarian battle brewing in Israel between ultra-Orthodox extremists and more moderate religious Jews. Well as Kevin Flower reports, the debate definitely isn’t going away.
It costs a lot to run for U.S. president, but this year’s campaigns are spending less on advertising and benefitting from a new form of financing called super Political Action Committees or super PAC’s.
Fionnuala Sweeney talked with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer about the powerful new player in the race for president.
CNN's Tim Lister explains why the Strait of Hormuz is so strategically important and why tensions are rising there.
CNN's Reza Sayah talks to Pakistani locals about what Christmas means to them.
North Korean state media have broadcast images of a grief-stricken nation. But we wanted to find out how ordinary North Koreans feel about their nation's future. Senior International Correspondent Stan Grant found a North Korean living in the Chinese border city of Dandong who spoke frankly about what life is really like in the so-called Hermit Kingdom.
The Philippines is burying its dead and struggling to recover. Tropical storm Washi (known locally as Sendong) hit the southern portion of the country over the weekend, killing more than a thousand people and leaving thousands more homeless. The storm triggered flash floods and sent massive logs down hillsides, which flattened everything in their path. There’s speculation that illegal logging contributed to the devastation.
Nine years after it began, the war in Iraq has come to a close. But the images from that conflict continue to tell a powerful and dramatic story of a country going through an enormous evolution.
Photographer Ben Lowy spent time working in Iraq during the war. He's put some of his iconic images together in a pair of books titled "Iraq Perspectives." Errol Barnett recently sat down to talk to Ben about his work and what it was like to be a witness to the conflict.
Raped, beaten and abused. Afghan women have suffered in silence for years. But a television show called "The Mask" is finally giving them the opportunity to speak out. Producer Sami Mahdi first introduced "The Mask" last year. On the show, women wear masks to conceal their identity as they talk openly about the injustices they've suffered. CNN's Arwa Damon took us behind the scenes of the show earlier this year.
A few weeks ago, we touched base again with producer Sami Mahdi to find out what the show has achieved over the last year.
And now to another story of injustice that played out recently in Afghanistan. A woman named Gulnaz was imprisoned for adultery after a married relative raped her. She was recently pardoned by Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Gulnaz talked about her heartbreaking ordeal with our Nick Paton Walsh from a safe house in Afghanistan.
After nearly nine years in Iraq, themilitary is packing up its gear and bringing its troops home. The U.S. says the war is over, and Iraq is now a stable, sovereign country. If you ask Iraqis how they feel after almost nine years of occupation, the answer is not so cut and dry.