As the world watches Myanmar’s fitful reforms, some of the country’s citizens living abroad are weighing a return home.
Reporter Bruce Wallace talks with two Myanmar graduate students in New York City about their plans. http://ow.ly/lnBNV
In Turkey, Kurdish culture is having something of a Renaissance. Public expressions of Kurdish culture are now legal.
Now a new cultural center has opened for traditional Kurdish story-tellers to practice their ancient art. http://ow.ly/lnvOc
Many cultures have ceremonies that mark the transition from boyhood to manhood. But not all include sleep deprivation, circumcision, and a golf hat.
It sounds routine, the swearing-in of America’s newest citizens. But on a recent morning in downtown New York, the crowd was unusually large – 119 children and teenagers were here, all receiving their citizenship certificates en masse. They came from over 30 countries, from Albania and Ecuador to Pakistan and the UK.
Swiss cartoonist Patrick Chappatte points out the obvious.
São Paulo is a tough place to get around. The city of 11 million - South America’s largest - has notorious traffic. There is only one quick way to navigate the streets: Ride a bike.
Problem is, you put your life at risk when you do.
Two COSAT students traveled to China for a chemistry competition. In the process, they learned a lot of lessons — about snow, about perceptions of Africans, and about chopsticks.