WorldLink: [WorldLink] Persecution and recognition06/27/15
On this week's show: 21-year old classical guitar master David Dyakov explains about the two types of classical musicians, and we rediscover French chanson singer Edith Piaf. Also: How Egyptian journalists face arbitrary detention, a captured...
WorldLink: Highs and lows
On this week's show: MERS alert in South Korea, Yazidi civilians still trapped on Mount Sinjar and the world's newest oldest doctor. All that, plus an exploration of race and identity, playgrounds for Palestine and why yoga may not be as politically...
WorldLink: Searching for equality
On today's show, a search for equality: from revelations of "cultural genocide" in Canada to "#blackmendream" in the USA. "Crimefighters" in Africa; soldiering for all men in South Korea and "Daddy leave" Norwegian style.
WorldLink: Soft targets
Today's show focuses on the victims and fighters produced by the brutalities of so-called Islamic State -Yazidi women kidnapped by IS, the distraught mother of a radicalized youth, an Italian fighting against IS. We also hear about the muzzling of...
WorldLink: Everybody's looking for something
On this week's show: Migrants at the mercy of smugglers and seawater, thirsty India waits for the monsoon and international football's day of reckoning. Also: Sierra Leone a year after the first Ebola break-out, music from an indigenous Chilean opera...
WorldLink: Upping the ante
Today we hear about Iraqi volunteers training to drive Islamic State out of their hown town of Mosul, the migration industry operating from divided Libya, the Pakistani madrassas that are throwing fuel on the fire, Serbia’s stolen babies, Madagascar’s...
Today we hear about migrants adrift in Asian waters, 2-time quake victims in Nepal and seismic surrogacy debates in Israel. We also have stories about a rape victim seeking justice in Pakistan, a Chilean woman who inspired a film by adopting dead...
WorldLink: Call to Conflict
This week we look at the UK's bombshell elections, two Middle Eastern migrants recount their harrowing journey into Spain, and how saving Nepal's monuments spells healing after the earthquake. We also hear how different people choose to fight for what...
WorldLink: Picking up the pieces
On this week's show: Nepal after the quake, the child prisoners of Bolivia and the thorny issue of migration in Europe. All this, plus the touching story of the little boy, the death camp and the red accordion.
We meet the Maltese philanthropist saving migrants at sea, and a Liberian stopping Ebola at his country's border with Guinea. We also hear the secret stories of Armenian grandmothers 100 years after the Armenian genocide, and take a look at the...
WorldLink: WorldLink - Wounds old and new
The emergency responders, helping victims' families deal with the Germanwings tragedy - 100 years since Gallipoli, antipodeans make the pilgrimage to remember -The memoirs causing consternation in Turkey - The director of 'India's daughter' campaigns...
We go undercover to secretive North Korea, look at the political row about Yazidi refugees in Turkey and hear from Hong Kong protesters who are out of the news but still on the streets. We also discuss mental illness in the workplace and visit a...
We hear about Nigeria's new leader, the growing chaos in war-torn Yemen and Islamophobia in Texas. Also, sushi survival in sanctions-hit Russia, the transition of Vietnam's canines from fast food to fast friends, putting "poo and poo" together to save...
WorldLink: Local voices
The town of Haltern in shock after the Germanwings plane crash, and Singapore's future without founding father Lee Kuan Yew. Plus, the power of community radio from Mozambique to India, and a final resting place for King Richard III.
WorldLink: Clashes of culture
Syrian refugees scraping by in Jordan, a Nigerian election activist and a tale of two finance ministers. Plus, the "monuments men" of Iraq and Syria, an Australian's Irish insights, and Japan's marriage equality priest.
WorldLink: Crime, Conflict and Chickens
We look at Syrian self-help in the refugee crisis; Libya, post-Arab Spring; and Crimea where a Ukrainian mom has dug in. We also feature international intrigue in the murders of an ex-Russian spy and the death of a former Kazakh ambassador, the zombie...
WorldLink: Determination and dissent
On this week’s show: Russia after Nemtsov and the silencing of Tartar voices in the Crimea. Also, Indian widows paint the town red, a construction boom in the unofficial capital of Turkish Kurdistan and bringing Las Vegas to the banks of the Mekong....
WorldLink: Strange bedfellows
We honor an unsung Ebola hero and talk to the son of drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as to the dad of US Chapel Hill shooting victims. We hear from an ethnic Russian family in Ukraine and from Vietnamese who live in a cemetery. An economist explains...
WorldLink: Horror, hardship and hope
On this week's show: Denmark reels from twin fatal shootings in the capital Copenhagen, and reflection in the United States following the murder of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill. We hear how poverty and desperation in Egypt is pushing Coptic...
On this week's show: The Ukraine conflict and its fallout - A photographer on the frontline - Donetsk’s forgotten refugees - Latvian concerns over Ukraine - A look inside Yemen - On the beat with the NYPD - An atheist church in London - A tribute to...