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Jehan Bseiso is the Head of Communications for Doctors Without Borders in the Middle East Region by day (and some long evenings) and a poet by nigh...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2017
  • Length: 30:37
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During the night of November 13th, 2015, a series of terrorist attacks claimed by ISIL killed 130 people and injured 368 in Paris, France. Kansas C...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 10:05
Caption: Modi supporters at a rally, Credit: Reuters
Sandip Roy sends us an audio postcard from the 2014 Indian election season.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: Jesse Jackson speaks at the IIM, Credit: IIM Calcutta
Jessie Jackson was recently spotted in Calcutta, India. But why?

  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
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What a suicide attack in Tiananmen Square can tell us about the Chinese government's struggle with dissent.

  • Added: Oct 30, 2013
  • Length: 02:07
Caption: Music World closes, Credit: Sandip Roy
Sandip finds himself oddly nostalgic, for a noisy purple bag.

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: LK Advani, Credit: lkadvani.in
Recently, the BJP Party had an "All About Eve" moment.

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  • Added: Jul 10, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: Nelson Mandela, Credit: omg.com
Sandip Roy believes that Nelson Mandela has yet one more lesson to teach the world.

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 04:30
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Caption: Ali Abunimah
Electronic Intifada founder Ali Abunimah says a global movement against Israeli government policy is breaking through. On this edition, Abunimah ex...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2011
  • Length: 29:00
Caption: Students in Fukushima, seen here studying American junior high school yearbooks.
Long before most Americans had heard of a place called Fukushima, commentator Graham Shelby spent three years teaching English there. He's been wa...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 02:29
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There are many aid workers on the ground in Haiti. Some were there before the earthquake last January. Many others have flown in over the last te...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 03:37
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Reporter Laura Spero lives in New York City, but she travels to Nepal every year. There, a single winding road connects Nepal’s capital, Katmandu,...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2010
  • Length: 03:58
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There’s a new form of traveling inexpensively that’s emerged in recent years. Any adventurous tourist can “couch-surf.” It gives travelers the ch...

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  • Added: Apr 16, 2010
  • Length: 02:41
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Food shipments may end soon to Haiti where hundreds of thousands of people still live in tents after January’s earthquake. What happens next depen...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2010
  • Length: 03:37
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Afghanistan in winter can be brutal. If you really want to get warm, the place to go is the local hamam or bath house. In a country where most ho...

  • Added: Mar 26, 2010
  • Length: 03:04
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In India recently, a large gathering of women welcomed reporter Will Everett to a special celebration. But Will wasn’t happy about it. In fact, h...

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  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: 03:19
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Just call it snowboarding for Haiti. That’s one of the offshoots of this year’s Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The games provide an international ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2010
  • Length: 03:41
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Author William Powers lived in Liberia for two years. He was an aid worker directing relief programs during the civil war there. When Powers retu...

  • Added: Feb 19, 2010
  • Length: 03:00
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UNICEF emergency communications specialist Jennifer Bakody recently visited Haitian earthquake survivors in the Dario Contreras Hospital in Santo D...

  • Added: Feb 12, 2010
  • Length: 04:35
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Reporter Amelia de Sousa sends another letter from earthquake ravaged Haiti before leaving for the U.S.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2010
  • Length: 04:44
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Reporters in the field rely to a great extent on self-reliance. But when the chips are down, sometimes you just need a helping hand, as Will Evere...

  • Added: Feb 05, 2010
  • Length: 03:24
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Amelia de Sousa was working in the UN building in Haiti when it collapsed. She managed to crawl out alive. But she lost many colleagues and frien...

  • Added: Jan 29, 2010
  • Length: 04:19
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Reporter Amelia de Sousa lost friends and co-workers in Haiti’s earthquake. Now she works in the UN compound near the airport cranking out stories...

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  • Added: Jan 22, 2010
  • Length: 06:58
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Five suicide bombers and a protracted gun battle between police and Taliban insurgents rocked Kabul, Afghanistan this past week. Reporter Will Eve...

  • Added: Jan 22, 2010
  • Length: 02:20
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Author William Powers spent two years in Liberia during that country’s civil war. He directed relief programs for an aid group operating there. P...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2009
  • Length: 03:03