A weekly look at globalization, education, economic development, human rights and more.
Producer/Host: Emma Wallis
Today on the show we travel from the Indian subcontinent to Africa. In one way or another everyone is trying hard to make their world and their futures better -From the Indian students risking their mental health to get into the top educational institutes; to the Tanzanian scientists trying to keep one step ahead of deadly Malarial mosquitoes.
World in Progress is a 30-minute radio show that takes you on a journey all around the globe, connecting the dots in a globalized world.
The OSCE is deeply divided between Russia and the West, making its dialogue platform key to maintaining security and managing conflict. At issue are the principles supporting European order.
South Korea's prime minister has been sworn in to replace disgraced President Park Geun-hye. Two hundred and thirty-four lawmakers voted to impeach Park - including some members of her own party.
Dutch police have arrested a 30-year-old in Rotterdam who is suspected of planning a terrorist attack. Authorities said they uncovered a loaded Kalashnikov AK-47 and illegal fireworks in the suspect's apartment.
Russia's Sports Ministry has categorically rejected the World Anti-Doping Agency's allegations that the state authorities have been involved in a doping cover up. Russia offered its cooperation with anti-doping bodies.
The discovery of the smallpox virus in a 17th-century mummy has called the proposed timeline of the disease in question. The virus is likely thousands of years newer than previously thought.
A museum dedicated to all things marijuana was inaugurated in Montevideo, Uruguay. The government legalized the cultivation and sale of marijuana in 2013 in a bid to create the world's first regulated, legal national marketplace for pot. The goal was to fight rising homicide and crime rates associated with drug trafficking in the South American country.
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