PRI's The World: 09/03/2015The devastating photo of a dead Syrian child lying on a European beach has many asking that more be done to help those fleeing conflict. We take a closer look at what America's doing to help the large numbers of migrants coming out of the Middle East and Africa. Plus, one of the jurors from the trial of Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev speaks out. Also, can a single moment of sports serendipity launch a prize-winning writing career? Just ask Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.
PRI's The World: 09/02/2015We walk in the footsteps of migrants as they try to make their way from Syria to Europe. Plus, an exhibit of poster art will travel from the US to Cuba to Iran, featuring artists from all three countries. Also, what's the real story behind a train filled with Nazi gold that some treasure hunters say has been discovered in Poland?
PRI's The World: 09/01/2015Europe's migrant crisis continues to worsen. We hear how two countries in Europe are dealing with the influx of people fleeing the Middle East and Africa. Plus, we look at a border fence between the US and Mexico and whether its desirable or even feasible. Also, we'll sample organic tequila from Mexico.
EU 'must accept 200,000 refugees'The EU must accept up to 200,000 refugees in a "common strategy" to replace its "piecemeal" approach to the migrant crisis, the UN says.
UK to accept 'thousands' more refugeesDavid Cameron says the UK will fulfil its "moral responsibility" by giving sanctuary to "thousands" more Syrian refugees in response to the worsening humanitarian crisis.