The world's largest photography museum is set to open in Morocco in 2016. To draw attention to the plan, a group of well-known photographers were recently invited to visit the country to complete a week-long photo project.
For 30 years, a variety show has helped Vietnamese expatriates remember the past and pass down their culture and anti-communist politics. Part comedy and part musical extravaganza, the show has become a family tradition for many Vietnamese around the world.
Belgian Adolphe Sax invented a number of musical instruments, though none has had quite the impact of the saxophone. When a listener to PRI's The World asked us to dive into Sax's story, Clark Boyd took the challenge.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sits at the top of a power structure he helped create. But it wasn't always this way. He was once an unemployed KGB agent looking for a job. He proved a master at upward mobility.
The shooting attack in Paris that left 12 people dead, including journalists with the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, sent waves of grief through the global community. Many responded in distinctive ways.
A Spanish ballet dancer has been on a seemingly quixotic mission for years: to create a national ballet in his homeland. As The World's Gerry Hadden reports, he's still at it despite Spain's economic downturn.