April 27, 2015 / PRI's The World
Julia Simon
This is a story of how a fashion designer became a billionaire. It also speaks to the lack of transparency in Nigeria’s oil sector, one of the world’s largest.
April 2, 2015 / PRI's The World
Julia Simon
Julia Simon talks about Nigeria's recent election.
November 14, 2014 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Rainey lives in Lebanon, a country that will never give her citizenship. Her parents are Sri Lankan, but she was born in Beirut. And now, Lebanon may ask her to leave the only home she’s ever known.
May 7, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
In Australia, government researchers say climate change has definitely hit the country, hard. But farmers who are feeling it are not ready to believe it.
April 3, 2014 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
The closing of one girls' school has kept a whole generation of girls in a rural Pakistani village from getting the education their sisters and mothers got.
January 30, 2014 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Starvation four decades ago in Cambodia and 70 years ago in the Netherlands appear to have long-term health consequences.
September 4, 2013 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
As people in the developing world live longer, eat more and exercise less, high blood pressure is on the rise. What does that mean to a country like Cambodia?
September 3, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
When one college student decided to bridge the stark divide of Pakistani classrooms by creating a school for low-income kids, he did not anticipate such skepticism.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
People in developing countries could cut their risk of diabetes by switching from white rice to brown rice. Turns out that’s easier said than done.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Eben Harrell, David E. Hoffman
Eben Harrell talks about the race to secure stocks of plutonium abandoned in a former Soviet republic.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
Reports have pointed to Pakistan’s Islamic schools as training grounds for terrorists--overlooking the hardline content of the public school curriculum.
April 4, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
A new law makes acid attacks a crime, but justice remains elusive for victims like Sidra Yasmeen. She recently won a court case against her attackers.
December 7, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Morphine is cheap, easy to administer and brings relief to suffering cancer patients. Unfortunately, it is not always available.

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