BBC World Service

Newstalgia Reference Room - TV And Politics In Britain.

Newstalgia Reference Room with a BBC World Service documentary on the evolution of TV and Politics in Great Britain. It traces the initial development of TV and the general avoidance of it as a political medium all the way until the 1970's. First broadcast on December 31, 2000.

Spring Comes To Yemen - The Latest From The Region.

The latest news regarding the toppling of the government of Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen, along with testimony regarding use of torture on protesters in Bahrain and a ceasefire called in Egypt and continued anti-government violence in Tahrir Square - all on one day.

Cairo: Day 5 - January 29, 2011

Latest news from BBC World Service on the fast moving developments in Egypt and the continuing protests and riots in Cairo and neighboring cities.

September 23, 1999 - Chaos Even Then

A roundup of world news via the BBC World News Update for September 23, 1999 - Riots in Jakarta, skirmishes in East Timor, death toll rising in Taiwan following the earthquake. A funeral for Raisa Gorbachev, water on Mars - no end to the intrigue.