PRI's The World: 10/25/2016Today, we take a look at a surprise attack on a police academy in Pakistan. Both an ISIS affiliate and a Taliban splinter group have claimed responsibility. Plus, we continue our "Balance of Power" series that looks at how US foreign policy affects women around the globe. We meet a young woman in Pakistan who was forced into marriage at the age of 17, but remains determined to pursue her own career and to keep her daughter from marrying in her teens. Also, why singer-songwriter Randy Newman penned a song about Vladimir Putin.
PRI's The World: 10/24/2016French officials moved in today to clear a refugee camp in Calais known as "The Jungle." In Pakistan, there's a push to get more women on the police force, and in Haiti, a woman named Madame Ertha is making a huge difference helping her less fortunate neighbors after Hurricane Matthew.
PRI's The World: 10/21/2016Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul continue to flee for safety. We hear from some of them. And as ISIS loses ground in Iraq and in Syria, we hear how its appeal to potential recruits is taking a major hit. Plus, we meet one of the few Pakistani women in professional sports. She's captain of the national women's cricket team.