Iran's culture ministry handed out guidelines this week about what kind of haircuts to give their customers, and the list is not limited to Muslims. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Behzad Bolour for details.
In East Africa, a multi-billion-dollar supertanker port is being planned for Lamu on the coast of Kenya. the big changes also threaten one of the last strongholds of traditional Swahili culture. Matthew Brunwasser reports.
Liberia's capital city, Monrovia, is swarming with young men who were former child soldiers in Liberia's civil war. A team of American researchers and Liberian social workers are researching how, and whether, the culture be transformed.
Cricket is wildly popular among South Asians. Now cricket is gaining fans among some New York City police officers as a way to connect to New York's growing South Asian communities. Correspondent Lily Jamali reports.
Today's Geo Quiz sent us searching for a city park in Canada that's bigger than Central Park; it had ANOTHER name long before European settlers arrived. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Chief Koxelton Sayem, chief of the Squamish Nation.
Turkey was once Israel's closest Muslim ally. Now, the Turks are demanding that Israel apologize for its raid in May on aid ships bound for Gaza. Otherwise, the Turks warn they'll cut all diplomatic ties Israel. We hear from the BBC's Jonathan Head.