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September 3, 2015
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PRI's The World: 09/02/2015 We 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: 09/01/2015 Europe'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.
PRI's The World: 08/31/2015 President Barack Obama goes to the Arctic to visit Alaska. He's there for a global get-together looking at issues facing the region, including energy production and climate change. We'll give you a preview of the president's trip. We also hear about a chef from France who was in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit. He served pastries to guests at a five-star hotel there before the levees broke. Even though Katrina ended his career in the Big Easy, now he's started over with a new restaurant in New Mexico.
World Headlines
Budapest opens station to migrants The main railway station in the Hungarian capital, Budapest, opens its doors to hundreds of migrants after a two-day stand-off.
Huge China parade marks WW2 victory China has held a lavish parade in Beijing to mark the defeat of Japan in World War Two, showcasing its military might on an unprecedented scale.
Earth's trees number 'three trillion' A new report says there are three trillion trees on Earth, eight times more than the previous best estimate.
Its economic growth sputtering, China puts on a parade
Thursday's military pageant in Tian'anmen Square comes at a crucial time.
Polling's 'spectacular disasters'
It takes a lot of money, and humans dialing phones, to get a quality survey.
Migrants vs. refugees, in economic terms
It's 'the difference between push and pull.'
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