After 14 months of silence, Israeli and Palestinian leaders are set to hold indirect peace talks. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal speaks to Ghassan Shabaneh, assistant professor of international studies at Marymount Manhattan College, and Steven Cook, senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.
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Watch the full show from Tuesday, March 9: As Vice President Joe Biden pushes peace talks, the Israelis announce a big new settlement project in Jerusalem; in a raid in Indonesia, a top al-Qaeda-linked terror suspect is likely killed; and, in Jordan, unlikely advocates strive for animal rights.
Worldfocus special correspondent Kristen Gillespie writes about a furry friend that she acquired while doing a Signature video on puppy mills in Amman, Jordan. Her dog "Faith" got her name shortly after her rescue from a notorious puppy mill in rural north Jordan.
Palestinian leaders have agreed to a further round of indirect negotiations with Israel more than a year after the last attempt to reach a settlement broke down in December 2008. Analysts and bloggers weigh in on the decision.
Because of fundraising difficulties, Worldfocus will go off the air after April 2. During our nearly 18 months, we've sought to inform viewers about life around the world -- as we said in our first broadcast, to give you a better idea how the other 6.5 billion live. Anchor Daljit Dhaliwal explains our decision and thanks our many partners, experts and viewers.
Watch the full show from Monday, March 8: The top U.S. commander in Iraq says the troop withdrawal will continue now that parliamentary elections are over; Icelandic voters reject a plan to repay billions lost by British and Dutch depositors; and in India, many women run major corporations.
There were indications today of how the Iraqi election may play out. Estimates show that the coalition led by the current prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, is doing well in Baghdad and in the Shiite south of Iraq. For more, Daljit Dhaliwal speaks with Michael Wahid Hanna, and Mike Hanna of Al Jazeera English follows one elderly woman who votes for the future.
According to Iraq's 2005 constitution, women are granted a quarter of the seats in the nation's 325-member parliament. Iraq remains a male-dominated society, but women have made significant progress in the post-conflict society. The parliamentary elections were held the day before International Women's Day. Read what politicians are saying about gender.
Today is International Women's Day, an event that has been celebrated around the world for almost a century. For more on gender issues, Daljit Dhaliwal interviews Anne Marie Goetz of the U.N. Development Fund for Women. And Jason Overdorf reports for our partner GlobalPost on how class differences influence attitudes about gender in Delhi.
Watch the full show from Friday, March 5: A vote in the U.S. House of Representatives sparks outrage in Turkey; large protests sweep Greece after parliament approves new austerity measures; the Chinese premier uses the internet to talk to ordinary citizens and promote democracy; and, Egypt tries to stop smoking.