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.
December 3, 2012 / PRI's The World
Joanne Silberner
Dr. Jackson Orem heads the Uganda Cancer Institute. Until recently, he was the only oncologist in a country of more than 30 million people.
December 3, 2012 / PRI's The World
Sean Gallagher
Smoking is the leading cause of death in China, and by 2050 the number of deaths from tobacco-related causes is expected to triple.
September 28, 2012 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
The farmers of Nueva Esperanza, on the outskirts of Lima, Peru, are growing crops in the desert by using giant mesh nets to harvest droplets of water from fog.
September 28, 2012 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
The world’s glaciers are melting, but almost nothing is being done to slow the warming that is causing the problem. In some parts of the world, people are taking matters into their own hands.
May 15, 2012 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
Mongolia has warmed roughly four degrees Fahrenheit—more than almost anywhere else on Earth. The resulting erratic weather threatens the nomadic, pastoral lifestyle of half of Mongolia's population.
March 20, 2012 / PRI's The World
Jina Moore
Pulitzer Center grantee Mae Azango has gone into hiding after receiving threats related to a story she wrote on female circumcision—a taboo subject in Liberia.
March 7, 2012 / PRI's The World
Dan Grossman
Dust storms that have blown across Korea with rising intensity have prompted activists to plant "living windbreaks" of salt cedars and Siberian elms in southern Gobi desert.
Tuareg militiamen encounter one of their nomadic kinsmen.
September 13, 2011 / PRI's The World
Peter Gwin
Peter Gwin told PRI's The World that Tuaregs aren’t helping Muammar Qaddafi hide; only a few fought for the dictator against Libyan rebels, yet the fall of Qaddafi is forcing them to flee.
August 11, 2011 / PRI's The World
Anna Badkhen
Afghans living in rural villages are unaware of many newsworthy events--like the death of Osama Bin Laden--because they do not have access to a television or computer.
June 7, 2011 / PRI's The World
Anna Badkhen
Anna Badkhen discusses the recent Taliban takeover of several villages in Afghanistan's Balkh Province.

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