The best recordings from around the world in 2008, spanning alt rock from Israel, retro pop from the Middle East and more.
Two musicians who might raise eyebrows if they were to perform in south Asia, especially in light of the Mumbai attacks.
Catapult Design, the design initiative of Engineers without Borders USA, works with non-profits to help improve products for markets in the developing world.
The crisis in eastern Congo has put the dilemma of humanitarian intervention into sharp relief as UN peacekeeping troops struggle to help civilians.
Decades of clearing forests, overusing water resources, and climate change have brought desert conditions to what was once Chinese farmland.
How U.S. companies rank on the Bribe Payers Index -- a report that examines how likely certain companies from leading nations are to engage in bribery.
Check in with book critic, Chistopher Merrill, on ideas for holiday children's books each with a unique international appeal.
A report by an international think-tank says says NATO and the U.S. are in genuine danger of losing Afghanistan.
The evolution-creationism debate heats up in the Muslim world -- what it means for Muslims on both sides of the debate.
A profile of General James Jones, and the message the Obama Administration is sending with his appointment.

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