The Iraq Museum, the pride of the nation known as the cradle of civilisation, reopened in February almost six years after its ancient treasures were looted in the chaotic aftermath of the US-led invasion.
May 18, 2009
Many foreigners seem to think, Bavaria is Germany.
Endless scenery, lederhosen and beer are the things they see as typically German.
But all of these things are associated with just one German state, Bavaria.
And they are quite foreign to the rest of Germany.
Our reporter Michael Wigge investigates just how German lederhosen really are...
Dogs in Massachusetts get the chance to strut their stuff for a new cable television show trying to catch dogs doing unusual tricks, including fetching a beer from a refrigerator.
Some parents struggling to decide on the best educational plan for an autistic child are embracing a new trend towards inclusive education.
Beth Pellowitz plans to create a school in Alexandria, Virginia to bring children with autism and typically developing children together in one setting.
Jilly Badanes reports.