Indonesia is set to execute several drug offenders this week, the majority of them foreign nationals. Jeffrey Winters explains what the is the political ambition behind this war on drugs. We also talk with Stephen Eisenman about the fading out of animal acts in circus shows and the overall animal rights legislation.
Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of the Indonesian presidential election, but his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, is challenging the results on accusations of fraud. We'll take a look at the allegations.[View the story "Worldview: Indonesian election results" on Storify]
The U.S. Congress takes up the resolution on Syria. A boat draws attention to the West Papuan independence movement. The U.S. Department of Defense agrees to sell attack helicopters to the Indonesian military.
A few weeks ago, President Obama did some surprisingly good crooning of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together.” But when it comes to smooth-singing heads of state, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, the former general who leads Indonesia, has taken it to another level.
We’re halfway through what may be the second mildest winter in U.S. history. But in Europe, they’re seeing some record lows. Over the weekend, Rome and the Netherlands recorded the lowest temperatures in 27 years. And at least 131 people have died in the Ukraine due due to winter storms.