In a northern Turkish town, they use a complicated form a whistling to communicate. One bio-psychologist has been analyzing this whistling language to learn how the brain processes it differently than speech.
The US may have been able to finally get Turkey to join the war against ISIS. But the price was steep. Turkey has also gotten the green light to attack its other enemy in the region: the Kurds. The Kurds are old US allies, and the deal has caused outrage.
Monday's ISIS bombing in Turkey stood out not just for its location, but because of the victims. Most of the 32 people killed were university students and activists. Hatice Ezgi Sadet, a 20-year-old from Istanbul, was among them.
One week, one theme: A gay men's chorus tried to join a Pride march in Istanbul. Halal BBQ explodes in Houston. Heavy-metal teen sisters move Metallica northward from Monterrey. These stories from PRI's The World show a world on the move.
The veterans of a youth protest movement that swept Turkey in 2013 played an important role in helping the left wing HDP party claim an unexpected success in last week's election, but there may be another vote just around the corner. PRI spoke with a few of the activists to understand what they accomplished and what they're planning next.