Calls for international intervention in Syria, as the government continues to gain on the rebels there. Also, Japan is till unsure about its energy future, a year after the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Plus, we remember award-winning photo-journalist Paula Lerner, who died earlier this month.
Many Syrian fighters and refugees have fled over the border into Turkey. Some see similarities between what is happening now in Idlib and the massacres in the mid-90s at Srebrenica, in Bosnia.
Poet Khaled Mattawa was born in Benghazi, Libya but has been in the United States since he was 15. Through the years, he maintained close contact with his homeland, especially the artists who opposed Libya’s longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Mattawa just returned from a visit to Tripoli and talks to Lisa Mullins about his hopes for a resurgence of the arts and artistic freedom in post-Gaddafi Libya.
Saudi Arabians are buzzing about an anonymous Twitter user who claims to be exposing the corruption in the Saudi government.
In some parts of Mexico, Catholics are losing parishioners to evangelical churches. It’s a spiritual flip moving throughout the country, and there’s no better place to see the religious context then Zongozotla. Reporter Monica Campbell visits the town where evangelicals are gaining ground.
Lisa Mullins talks with Asia correspondent Mary Kay Magistad about next week’s Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul. The Summit is being overshadowed by tensions with North Korea over its nuclear ambitions.
One year after the Fukushima disaster nearly all of Japan’s 54 nuclear power plants are out of service and the country is facing a major power crunch. The government has promised a major shift toward cleaner renewable energy to help fill the gap. But as Sam Eaton reports, the country’s clean energy revolution has yet to get much traction.
Paula Lerner was a talented photographer whose photos of Afghan women earned her an Emmy award. Lerner died of cancer earlier this month.
For the Geo Quiz, we are looking for the financial hub of Germany. In fact the city’s business district is referred to as “Mainhattan.”
The World’s Marco Werman was in Senegal last month covering the country’s first round of elections. While there, he had the chance to speak to the father of Senegalese musician and one-time candidate Youssou N’dour.