African Sounds of the Indian Subcontinent

In this Hip Deep program, Afropop explores musical connections between Africa and India. First up is the story of the Afro-Indian Sidi community. In the 13th century, Africans arrived in India as soldiers in the armies of Muslim conquerors. Some ...<a class="meta-nav" href=""> Read more &#187;</a>

In China, a new building has a nearby knockoff before its even built

A Chinese company hired a well-known British architect to build a new complex in Beijing. Before the building could even be finished, however, another company, in the southern Chinese city of Chongqing, had produced a design so similar, it's virtually impossible to think it's anything but a knock-off of the original design.


North Korean Refugees

'The World' reports on the tens of thousands of North Koreans who have fled their native country in recent years.

Aid for Burma

'The World' reports on the foreign aid to Burma, which was devastated by a cyclone that left more than 22,000 dead.

China's death toll rises

'The Takeaway' reports on the more than 12,000 dead in the Sichuan province alone in the earthquake that struck southwestern China yesterday