South Asia

Conflict & Justice

A Trinidadian immigrant reflects on her hometown of Ferguson, Missouri

Ruffina Farrokh Anklesaria immigrated to the US from Trinidad 15 years ago. She settled in Ferguson, Missouri, and says she's seen the town's diversity transform. Right now, Anklesaria is teaming up with other members of the community to highlight the positive side of the small Missouri town, but she says as an immigrant, she still sees racial divisions in the US.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the town of Pushkar in Rajasthan, India. It's where the annual Pushkar Camel Fair is under way. Photographer Art Wolfe is there. He's scouting the place for an upcoming episode of his PBS series "Travels ToThe Edge" and he sent us an audio postcard.

Health & Medicine

India mood

Anchor David Baron speaks with MJ Akbar, an independent journalist and author about a mood of fear and anger in India in the wake of the Mumbai attacks.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the name of the state in India that's home to two teenage track and field athletes who've been selected to try their hand at pitching for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The answer is Uttar Pradesh. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kyle Stark -- director of Player Development for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Health & Medicine

Clean Water Scarce in Pakistan

Political instability and violence make Pakistan a U.S. foreign policy priority. But there's another looming crisis there too. Pakistan is fast running out of water and much of what IS available is making people sick. On PRI's The World.

Global Politics

Bloggers behind bars

Cyrus Farivar reports on an online group aimed at promoting free speech and supporting bloggers who've been imprisoned for their writings. The March 18th movement was inspired by the death of a young Iranian blogger in a Tehran prison.