There's a way to do basketball diplomacy right, says former NBA player Ira Newble, who spoke up on the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan in 2007. And he says that's not what Dennis Rodman is doing in North Korea.
These 16 women — who recently came together in Cambridge, Massachusetts — are working to end violence in their communities. From Mexico to Myanmar, Sudan to South Sudan, Iraq to Ukraine, they are defying the notion that violence is inevitable, or that injustice should be tolerated.
The World's Jeb Sharp profiles Daoud Hari, a Sudanese refugee from Darfur who worked as translator and guide for aid workers, journalists and genocide investigators along the Chad-Sudan border; Hari has written a memoir called "The Translator."
The World's Katy Clark reports on a program that aims to prepare future aid workers for the harsh realities of humanitarian work by exposing them to a simulated refugee crisis. The exercise takes place in the woods of Massachusetts.
While Khartoum developed into a modern city, Tuti Island retained its bucolic environment. But that may be about to change now that a new bridge has been built connecting Tuti to the capital city. Reporter Hana Baba has the story.
Sudan may split in two next year after a January referendum on the south's potential independence. But as The World's Alex Gallafent reports, the biggest challenge for southern Sudan will be meeting the basic needs of their population.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Matthew Brunwasser in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, about the arrest of a leading opposition figure in Sudan, and what that says about Sudan's government and it's treatment of those who disagree with it.