WorldLink: Local voices03/28/15
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...
WorldLink: Refusing to be afraid
On this week’s show: The US activist whose family is trapped in an IS stronghold in Syria, the German journalist who read his own death notice and the first ever transgender candidate for Polish President
WorldLink: Torture testimony
On this week's show: The diary shedding light on torture abuses in Guantanamo Bay and the Pakistani torture victim taking on the CIA. Plus Kurdish literature, Snowmageddon and music from Auschwitz
WorldLink: Terror and finance
French Muslims face the fallout of violence committed in the name of Islam and Danish society faces tough questions. Plus, who is speaking up for Africa's terror victims? Also, personal stories from the world of finance.
WorldLink: Christmas Program
A Pakistani journalist talks about the recent school massacre in Peshawar and a Cuban national reacts to the thaw in Cuban - US relations. We also go seasonal with a Christmas tale from the trenches of World War One, and a look at how Santa and Cupid...
WorldLink: Children's Voices
Syrian academics find freedom in universities abroad, an Ebola fighter describes life on the front line, and an artist documents the Hong Kong protests. We also hear children’s voices from across the world.
WorldLink: WorldLink – Consequences
The tragic death of a young woman defending strangers, surrogacy under threat in Thailand, and the other half of this year's Nobel Peace Prize-winning duo. Then, with protests winding down, what now for Hong Kong? A South African woman's personal...
WorldLink: World Aids Day
Rabbi Susan Talve on how outrage is color-blind in Ferguson; Bhopal 30 years after the chemical catastrophe; marijuana reforms under threat in Uruguay; We also mark World Aids Day, examining survivor’s guilt in California, stigmatization in Pakistan,...
We hear from a young Israeli following a deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue, and visit the humble public square causing controversy in a Palestinian refugee camp. We also meet the American cheese maker working overtime to supply the sanction-hit...
WorldLink: WorldLink – All About Image
The simmering tension in Jerusalem, how Canada is recovering after a deadly shooting attack, and shocking news in India of the deaths of more than a dozen women following sterilization surgery. Still in India, a 60-year ban on female make-up artists...
WorldLink: WorldLink – Lessons from the fall of the Wall
A witness to the fall of the wall tells their story, and what can this teach Korea? Plus, a group tells why they gave memorial crosses to African asylum seekers, and will Catalonia vote to leave Spain? Then, meet a resident of Russian-controlled...
WorldLink: Keeping the Faith
The senseless death of a South African sporting hero, while Pakistan refuses to recognize the mental illness of a jailed UK citizen. Also, India's Sikh community remember deadly riots. Despite a ceasefire, Boko Haram continues to terrorize Nigeria,...
WorldLink: Laying ghosts to rest
Nigeria is officially declared Ebola-free, and will the trial of a former communist-era prison guard in Romania bring up unwelcome memories? Also, laying to rest the ghosts of the Falklands' unknown soldiers, and why a South Korean monk believes it's...
WorldLink: Journeys into uncharted territory
Isolated Christian villages in northern Iraq are forming their own militias in response to the threat from "Islamic State," and shocking revelations about torture and abuse in the South Korean military. Plus, we meet intrepid explorers searching for...