The IAAF World Race Walking Cup is happening this weekend in Saransk, the capital of the Russian region of Mordovia. The US racewalking team will compete against formidable opponents from Russia and China in city that goes bananas for race walking!
Single Mothers day in South Korea is a day that's getting support from adoptees who've moved back to Korea. They'd like to see single motherhood become more acceptable there so that unwed mothers feel less pressure to put their babies up for adoption.
More than 110,000 Syrians have fled to Jordan in recent months. About 50,000 Libyans and Yemenis are getting medical treatment. Meanwhile, Jordanians are bracing for the waves of Gulf Arabs tourists expected this summer.
The World's Laura Lynch went with UN monitors to the Syrian city of Dmeir, an opposition stronghold. Residents there are furious at the Syrian government for shelling their city, and increasingly angry at UN monitors for not protecting them.
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