Alex Gallafent

Global Politics

Valedictory dispatches

Here's a satisfying day-dream: you have quit your job, but you're encouraged to write down your opinion about the whole thing � and then publish it to your colleagues. Well, that was long standard practice for British diplomats. Alex Gallafent reports

Arts, Culture & Media

Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is one of America's top chefs. He was born in Ethiopia. But, he was adopted by a couple from Sweden, where he grew up. The World's Alex Gallafent spoke to Samuelsson and asked the chef to share some of his musical influences.

Lifestyle & Belief

New York Imam on Bin Laden's death

The World's Alex Gallafent reports on Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf's reaction to the news of Osama Bin Laden's death. Rauf shot to prominence last year because of this plans to build an Islamic community center two blocks from Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan.

Global Politics

Rabies outbreak in Bali

The US goverment has issued travel advisories for Americans visiting Bali in recent months. The concern is an outbreak of rabies. Now one woman has been working with local authorities to help control the problem. The World's Alex Gallafent has the story.