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.
November 12, 2014 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Ryan and Noor are best friends, and they live in Beirut. Ryan belongs to a religious sect called the Druze, and Noor is a Sunni Muslim. They agree that in Lebanon, they are an unlikely match.
November 11, 2014 / PRI's The World
Ari Daniel
Ahmad wants to be a basketball star when he grows up. For now, he's working toward his unlikely goal thanks to a Lebanese NGO that believes such dreams are important for disadvantaged children.
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.
December 6, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
In developing countries, one of every four cancers can be blamed on infectious agents. The reason? Poor sanition in these countries means greater exposure to germs.
December 5, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
In India a cheap, simple method to test for cervical cancer is saving thousands of lives.

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