I am a radio producer for The World. Telling interesting stories from across the globe is what gets me up in the morning. Though I have a love for photography, I’m a worse photographer than I like to admit. Oh and I’m a huge tea drinker.
Arts, Culture & Media
Until a few weeks ago, Alireza Taghdarreh had never set foot in the US. Yet he had lived and breathed the works of one quintessential American author: Henry David Thoreau.
Maryam Abolfazli was born in the US to Iranian parents. She was raised in Tennessee in a progressive family. In 2003, when she went on a trip to Iran, she got to know her conservative relatives. Now that Iran and US have agreed on a nuclear deal, she wanted to know how they feel.
Boston is officially out of the running for the 2024 Summer Olympics. That could open up the option for a bid from another North American city.
President Barack Obama wrapped up his visit to Africa by speaking at the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. His speech comes at a key moment for both Africa and Obama.
President Barack Obama is on his way to Africa. He will visit Kenya, the birthplace of his father, and then Ethiopia. Some Africa-watchers see the trip as more symbolic rather than substantive.