India's gridlocked political system is being blamed for a slow down in the country's previously rapid economic growth. The reform process that started the boom has come to a grinding halt in parliament — and many business leaders say the political uncertainty is discouraging further investment.
Election results set the stage for a runoff vote between the Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Morsi and Ahmed Shafik, the last prime minister under former President Mubarak. International monitors called the election one of Egypt's most transparent, but violent protests broke out after the final tally.
The U.S. joined Britain, Germany, and other Western countries in expelling senior diplomats from Syria in response to the weekend assault that killed more than 100 civilians. Syria's government denies any responsibility for the attacks, the latest in a year-long struggle for control of the country.
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad traveled deep into al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) territory to find out what the organization has to say for itself for his documentary, Al Qaeda In Yemen. He shares AQAP's response to U.S. and Yemeni military attacks and how the group controls the city of Jaar.
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