Syria came under verbal attack Thursday at a conference of the Non-Aligned Movement in Iran.
Syrian filmmaker Orwa Nyrabia co-owns an independent documentary-film company in Syria. Last week, he went missing just before he was supposed to board a flight from Damascus to Cairo.
Training is difficult in Kabul, but Afghanistan’s only Paralympian says even if he doesn’t get a medal, his presence will help raise awareness about the strength and plight of disabled people in Afghanistan.
News emerged this week that SAPO spent $800,000 on a Bond-themed party last year that was complete with casino tables, a big band and a gala dinner.
Mitt Romney’s speech to the Republican party faithful on Thursday is being seen as the most important so far in his bid to be president. But how is the rest of the world viewing the GOP convention and Romney as a possible future president?
Tunes spun on The World between our reports for August 30, 2012. Artists featured are: Moriba Koita, Malombo, Oki Dub Ainu Band, Chicha Libre, Generation Bass, Rolling Stones.
China’s official news agency has let it be known that it does not like Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s “blame China game.”
Portuguese artist Luis Tinoco is breaking ground by funding his latest work through Internet based public crowdsourcing; familiar in the US but very new in Portugal.
Profiles of three US college students who spent their summer months abroad. Erika O’Conor learns how to sing Peking opera, Nishant Saharan visits remote Indian Kashmir, and Natalie Wiegand discovers her family’s Irish roots in County Kerry.
Italian rapper Jovanotti has been churning out the hits in his native Italy since the late 1980′s. But he has never had a CD officially released here in the US until now.
A doctor shares her story of working in an underground hospital in rebel-held Syria. Then, bilingual ballot may not be available for all voting stations for the US presidential elections. And Britain’s Nosferatu D2 hits big after breaking up.
Here are some of the stories we’re thinking about this morning through a selection of tweets from The World’s newsroom, Wednesday August 29.
Anaesthetist Rachael Craven of the Bristol Royal Infirmary in England tells how she worked undercover in rebel-held territory for the relief group Doctors without Borders.
A part social experiment, part political statement, art exhibit called “the Sleeping Beauty project” has been causing a stir in Ukraine.
The NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars have inked a multi-season deal that will see the team play one game per season in London’s Wembley Stadium, starting in 2013 and running through 2016.