People around the world are living longer than they did a few decades ago, but they aren't necessarily healthier. Tobacco and alcohol-related problems are on the rise, as are diabetes, obesity and depression.
Rice paddies across Asia are being replaced by golf courses and luxury hotels and workers are leaving the fields for factory jobs, as Rebecca Henschke reports on an endangered species - the rice farmers of Indonesia.
Martial Solal has been a leading figure in French jazz for a half century. And before we end the show, we answer today's Geo Quiz. We were looking for a country in central Africa where a national census is under way. The answer in Chad.
Entrepreneurship is no longer a dirty word in China. Select businessmen, and a handful of women are now held up as powerful icons. Ole Schell traveled to the city of Weifang to profile an up-and-coming lingerie baron.
Istanbul is still basking as the host of the recent International Basketball Federation tournament. Now, Istanbul's African residents organized the African Nations Cup. Matthew Brunwasser sent us this report from the Ferikoy soccer stadium in Istanbul.