International | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

International

RSS Feed
NPR

Investigating The Boston Bombing ... In Southern Russia

Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveled to Dagestan in southern Russia twice in recent years, and investigators want to know whether that experience led him toward a radical and violent form of Islam.
NPR

Would You Pay A Higher Price For 'Ethical' Clothing?

The Bangladesh garment factory collapse that killed hundreds made supercheap clothing destined for American stores. Research shows customers will pay more for safely made clothes, but only to a point.
NPR

Documents: Wal-Mart Auditors Inspect Bangladesh Factory, Find Safety Flaws

On Dec. 3, 2011, a company hired by Wal-Mart to inspect a factory in Bangladesh found numerous worker, safety and environmental issues that violated the retail giant's terms for suppliers.
NPR

Video May Show 747 Jet's Last Seconds Before Bagram Crash

The final seconds of a 747 civilian cargo jet's disastrous takeoff from an airfield in Afghanistan Monday — resulting in a crash that killed all seven aboard — were apparently captured by a dashboard camera. In the video, the aircraft is seen in a steep climb, until it fails to gain altitude and plummets into the earth.
NPR

An Intimate Portrait Of The Tsarnaev Family

As the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings continues, countless questions remain about the suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Washington Post senior editor Marc Fisher, discusses his in-depth profile of the Tsarnaevs and their journey to the U.S.
NPR

As Youth Crime Spikes, Brazil Struggles For Answers

A high-profile gang rape in Rio de Janeiro has put an uncomfortable spotlight on the sharp rise in crime committed by minors. Poverty, drugs and lack of resources are all seen as contributors to the problem.
NPR

4-Year-Old Rape Victim Dies In India

A 4-year-old child in India who was raped and hospitalized has died. Two suspects have been arrested.

Pages