Polio is deadly, but so is what's required to stamp it out once and for all in Pakistan: facing down Islamist extremists. The virus thrives in Pakistan's lawless — and largely inaccessible — tribal regions. To stop polio's spread, health workers must be courageous, clever and relentless.
Tens of thousands of Cambodians gathered in Phnom Penh today to watch as the body of former King Norodom Sihanouk returned to the nation he dominated for more than half a century. He will lie in state for three months. Sihanouk died Monday in China.
For the first time in 50 years, the Cuban government has eased travel restrictions for its citizens. Please join us to discuss who may leave, for how long and what the new rules could signal about Cuba's future.
In 1990, a bloodless revolution brought down the Communist government of Mongolia,and their memorials to communist heroes were destroyed or sold for scrap. But one remaining statue of Lenin is being sold at auction.
Seven paintings were stolen this week from the Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Steve Inskeep talks to Christopher Marinello, of Art Loss Registry, about the market for stolen art work.
Cuba has announced it's lifting restrictions on travel outside of the country beginning in January. It's the most sweeping overhaul since Castro imposed the restrictions more than half a century ago. But not all Cubans will be treated equally when the new rules take effect.
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