WorldLink: Pursuing a passion08/22/15
On this week’s show: Development work in Afghanistan, refugees in Jordan and beer bottle propaganda in Ukraine. Also, the chance to meet an Iranian woman cyclist, an Indian tea-seller with literary aspirations and a percussionist with a penchant for...
WorldLink: Worldlink - Back in time
New beginnings for estranged neighbors: the US raises its flag in Cuba, women in Israel campaign for peace, the role of indigenous activists against climate change. Plus, looking for answers from the past in Brazil, Afghanistan and the UK.
WorldLink: WorldLink - The shadow of violence
On this week's show: Young Norwegians return to Utoya four years after a horrific massacre, and why a Crimean broadcaster has set up shop in Kyiv. We also hear from a survivor of the atomic bomb that devastated Hiroshima, a victim of Stalin's mass...
WorldLink: WorldLink - Sticking out
On this week's show: the Sicilian journalist who's broadcasting against the Mafia, why Islamists are hounding the man with Pakistan’s finest moustache, South Africa's time warp village. All that, plus the pedophile who's desperately trying to contain...
WorldLink: WorldLink religion special
On this week's show: Islam in China, Christians in Israel and a South Korean monk tending the graves of North Korean soldiers. All that, plus an in-depth look at minority religions in the USA.
WorldLink: WorldLink - Home is where the heart is
On today's show, can German-Greek relations survive the crisis? Going crazy in Brussels as ministers enter more rounds of talks. Rebuilding Srebenica, 20 years after the massacre. Also, home is where the heart is for prayer wakers in Egypt making a...
WorldLink: WorldLink- Down -Not Out
On today's show two women describe how the London bombings 10 years ago changed their lives, we hear how the Muslim Brotherhood goes underground and how refugees celebrate Ramadan. Also: how a Frenchman has big dreams for a town in Ukraine, Quatar's...
WorldLink: [WorldLink] Persecution and recognition
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...