Amateur video appears to show hundreds of protesters clashing with Syrian forces on the streets in the Damascus suburb of Douma.
In the last edition of The World for 2011, we’ll be featuring Portland, Oregon’s own Pink Martini. If you don’t know of them yet, you should [...]
Anchor Marco Werman talks to Middle East correspondent for The Financial Times, Borzou Daragahi, about the growing anti-government protests and the continuing violence in Syria.
Marco Werman looks back at 2011 and ahead to 2012 with Susan Glasser, editor in chief of Foreign Policy magazine.
The new government in Spain is trying lots of things to fix the country’s broken finances and weak economy. One measure to boost productivity is an overhaul of the innumerable holidays that Spanish workers enjoy.
Ex-Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega is sitting in a minimum security prison in Panama these days. He took power in 1983 and lead the country for six years. A US military invasion toppled the dictator in 1989 and he’s been tucked away in prison cells in Miami and France ever since.
Looking back 40 years to a civil war in Pakistan and a group of American peace activists whose weapons blockade helped end the war and aided the independence of Bangladesh.
We are looking for an East Malaysian city along the north-east coast of Borneo that is close to an orangutan rehabilitation center.
Small manufacturing towns throughout the Midwest have been ravaged by foreign competition for some 30 years. Call it irony, or call it smart business, but some of these same communities are now trying to reinvent themselves by turning to foreign competition.
Tunes spun on The World between our reports for December 30, 2011. Artists featured are: Craig Herndon, Natural Food, Markku Lepisto, El Michaels Affair, Oki Dub Ainu Band, AfroCubism, Toubab Krewe.
Japanese pop star Saori Yuki is featuring in Pink Martini’s latest album “1969.”
Sound travels much faster in water than in air, and thus plays an enormous role in the lives of marine species. Reef fishes rely on sounds to communicate. So do whales and dolphins [...]
Anchor Marco Werman talks to a human rights activist in the city of Hama, Syria, where the six more people were killed today.