Two recent explosions and the unlikely capture of an American stealth drone have left a flood of questions — but very few answers — in Iran. Was it the action of Israel? Has a covert war already begun? Iranians are unnerved with the feeling that the country is constantly under attack.
As protesters in the Middle East use social media to communicate, the regimes they're battling are using sophisticated technology to intercept their emails and text messages. Journalist Ben Elgin details how Western companies are providing software and equipment to help Middle Eastern governments crack down on dissidents.
As the final U.S. troops prepare to leave, Iraq remains divided politically. Despite the country's oil wealth, its economy is weak. And U.S. officials are concerned about the role that Iran will try to play in Iraq.
The cause of the butter blackout on the eve of the year's biggest baking holiday isn't entirely clear. But some Norwegians say the country's biggest dairy cooperative didn't import butter even when it became clear it might run out.
But it still isn't clear why a man attacked a crowded square in Liege, Belgium, on Tuesday with grenades and gunfire, killing at least three people and injuring more than 120. He also apparently killed a woman at his home before the attack.
One hundred years ago Wednesday, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen reached the South Pole. His team became the first to make it traveling on skis. Felicity Aston is nearing another first. The veteran traveler is close to becoming the first woman to ski across Antarctica alone.
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