Latest posts by PRI/PRX's The World from August, 2015
Before the war began, Thair Orfahli studied law in Lebanon and regularly visited his family in Syria. But as the violence intensified, he decided he had to leave.
A rabbit hole worth heading down? Ibrahim Maalouf has reworked the Lewis Carroll classic, setting it in modern France with a Malian beat.
Turkish musician Gorkem Sen created the Yaybahar about six years ago as a mix of all sorts of instruments, including the Australian didgeridoo, the Turkish Ney and the thunder drum.
He spent his career trying to deliver health care outside of expensive hospitals. Now, he's sick — but he doesn't want to get treatment.
Ethiopian-American musician Meklit Hadero talks about landing in US state of Iowa, an ode to the Afro, and how her music is not so easily defined.
Timur Bekbosunov is a glam-rock opera singer from Kazakhstan, but he got his start in the US state of Kansas.