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Journey From N.Y. To Be Somalia's Prime Minister

In September 2010, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed had a job with the city government in Buffalo. Before the end of the year, he was in Mogadishu, fulfilling an obligation he felt to help change the situation in his homeland.

After Gadhafi, What's Next For The Arab World?

As images of Moammar Gadhafi's body spread across the Arab world, protesters in Syria and Yemen are issuing renewed calls for their own leaders to step down. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz talks with Georgetown professor Samer Shehata about Gadhafi's death and the ongoing Arab Spring protests are reshaping the Middle East and North Africa.

Celebrating Life In Post-Gadhafi Libya

The first steps toward a post-Gadhafi government are under way in Libya.

Week In News: Gadhafi's Death, U.S. Out Of Iraq

Moammar Gadhafi is dead, NATO will end its military operation in Libya at the end of the month, and all but a handful of U.S. troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows, national correspondent for The Atlantic, about those stories and others from the past week.

The Post-Gadhafi Era Begins In Libya

Two days after the death of Moammar Gadhafi, Libyans are preparing to declare liberation in their country. The manner in which Gadhafi died remains a question, however, and the United Nations and human rights organizations want answers. Host Scott Simon checks in with NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro in Tripoli about where things stand now in the country.

With Gadhafi's Death, So Ends NATO's Campaign

NATO is winding down its military mission in Libya, making the decision one day after former Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi was captured and killed. Host Scott Simon speaks with the U.S. ambassador to NATO, Ivo Daalder, about NATO's next steps in Libya.

1,000-Year-Old Viking Found Buried In His Boat

Archaeologists announced this week that they have found a 1,000-year-old Viking burial site in the Scottish Highlands of Ardnamurchan. Host Scott Simon takes note of the find, which has been called "one of the most important Norse graves ever excavated in Britain."

U.S. Troops To Leave Iraq, But Questions Remain

The United States will pull all its troops out of Iraq by the end of the year, President Obama announced Friday. NPR's Kelly McEvers in Baghdad and Pentagon reporter Tom Bowman in Washington discuss the significance of the announcement with host Scott Simon.