The United Nations announced the number of Syrians refugees who’ve fled their country officially hit one million. Antonio Guterres, head of UNHCR, says that could triple by the end of this year. http://ow.ly/iNL1g
Two years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, renewable energy is surging in Japan.
But economic pressures are also helping revive support for nuclear power, leading to an internal tug-of-war over Japan’s energy future: http://ow.ly/iLGvc
In the past few years, Medellin, Colombia has seemingly been transformed from a blighted haven for drug trafficking to an award-winning place of smart urban design.
And the man who gets a lot of the credit for that transformation a mathematician turned politician. Hear Marco’s interview with the former mayor, Sergio Fajardo:http://ow.ly/ilNhv
Vitamin J(imi Hendrix)
“Earth Blues”, a previously unreleased Hendrix track recorded circa 1969, will be featured in the upcoming unreleased recordings LP titled People, Hell & Angels due for release via Legacy Recordings on March 4/5th.
Before, my identity was either as my grandfather’s granddaughter or my father’s daughter or as someone who lives in the house by the temple.
“Now, they say, ‘Oh, that’s Shikha.’”
The renewed protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square have been followed by new reports of sexual violence against women there.
THE LINK IS BROKEN PRI! Why is your ask box off? Interact.
Spain has had high-speed trains for years. But connections to the rest of Europe were clunky. Until now.
The World’s Gerry Hadden is among the first passengers to take Spain’s fast train to France - and the rest of Europe.
Hi Mike - the link is back up!