Marriage is expensive in the Arab world, and a tough economy is changing relationships in Morocco.
France may soon institute a ban on wearing burkas in public. A French real estate developer and his wife are trying to help people ignore it.
Soap operas from Turkey are forging trust and curiosity among residents of Bulgaria, its long-time foe.
China and the United States are battling for economic trade and investment in Indonesia's skyrocketing economy.
Lebanon's iconic cedar trees are in danger after years of logging and emerging climate change. NGOs and the Shouf Cedar Reserve are trying to save them.
The Iranian president raised eyebrows when he used a crude expression, but the Iranian leader has been known to use colorful language.
Some 280 centenarians have been reported missing in Japan, with family members suspected of covering up their deaths for pension benefits.
Dedicated entrepreneurs are pushing solar power as a cheap, clean and safe alternative to the dangerous and dirty kerosene that powers much of the country.
Aid groups are struggling for funds to help victims of Pakistan's floods, and experts warn of dire consequences for inaction.
Staten Island has long been home to newly-arrived immigrants – now a wave of attacks against Latinos has both officials and residents worried, as PRI's The World reporter Alex Gallafent reports from the New York City borough.

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