Cameras are everywhere: in our pockets and on our streets. But what happens when we turn those cameras on members of law enforcement? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with a filmmaking team from London whose experience has led to a short animated film.
Reports of chemical weapon use in Syria have reignited the debate over a possible US or Western intervention in Syria’s civil war. But even Syrian opposition supporters can’t agree on the way forward. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with two Syrian emigres, Dr. Rim Turkmani in London and Professor Amr al-Azm in Ohio.
A woman is pulled alive from the ruins of a building that collapsed 17 days ago in Bangladesh, as the army says the death toll has risen above 1,000.
A guy in San Francisco watching events unfold in Watertown, MA a week ago posted an intriguing scenario on Facebook: “What if the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had ended with a drone strike?” The post then went viral…in Pakistan.
The Boston Marathon bombings investigation has focused a big spotlight on Chechnya. The two suspects’ family — the Tsarnaevs — have Chechen roots. Journalist Nathan Thornburgh blogs about the need to consider another side of Chechnya.
In this video, The World’s Marco Werman covers the aftermath of the Boston marathon near the site of the explosions. If you were at the marathon or have a story to tell, share it here.
On Tuesday, South Africa correspondent Anders Kelto joined The World’s Facebook page for a live chat around his ongoing series, “School Year: Learning, Poverty, and Success in a South African Township.” Here is the transcript of the discussion.
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Our Geo Quiz: Which countries most welcome foreign visitors? Which don’t? Washington Post blogger Max Fisher shares his take on a global tourism survey by the World Economic Forum that reveals a curious geographic pattern when it comes to cultural attitudes toward welcoming foreign visitors.
When Chinese American writer Gish Jen read her father’s autobiography it sparked her explore a tension in her own life that she’s long written about in her fiction. She calls it her “struggle between Emerson and Confucius.”
The UK-based band My Bloody Valentine has made a comeback with their first release in 22 years. DJ Marius Asp tells us what he thinks of the band’s comeback album, called “MBV.”