Syria has achieved a dramatic political come back over the past year on both an international and regional level.
Al Jazeera’s Rula Amin reports on how Arab leaders have been engaging with Damascus after years of shunning it in anger over what they see as its role in fueling regional troubles.
Mean Green Machines
For one man, turning your car or truck into a faster, greener, and more fuel efficient machine isn’t just a hobby; it’s a way of life and it’s gaining celebrity appeal. Hari Sreenivasan reports.
N.J. Boat Engulfed In Flames
“Caught On Tape:” A 50 ft. boat docked at the Lincoln Harbor Marina in Weehawken, N.J. erupted in flames. Firefighters had trouble getting water on the flames.
Indonesian politicians divided on democracy
Indonesia has a history of unrest and conflict but the world’s third largest
democracy is now seen as one of the more stable countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
Indonesian president Susilo Yudhoyono has invited representatives from 30 countries to the first Asian Democracy Forum on the island of Bali.
But as Step Vaessen reports, even some within Indonesia’s government are arguing that democracy comes at an economic price.