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PRI/PRX's The World · April, 2016

At PRI/PRX's The World, we believe sharing powerful stories, encouraging exploration, and connecting people and cultures will effect positive change in the world. By building a deeper awareness and understanding of the world's peoples, conditions, issues and events, we enable others to form their own opinions, share their knowledge and creativity, and take informed actions on issues that matter to them.

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Latest posts by PRI/PRX's The World from April, 2016

Portraits From Nepal: Survivors Struggle to Rebuild a Year After the Deadly Quake

The devastating quake hit on April 25, 2015, killing almost 9,000 people and leaving many thousands homeless.

Some Iraqi Refugees Who Made It to Europe Are Choosing to Return Home

“If there was a hope I would get asylum soon, I would have stayed. But there was no hope.”

A Feisty 12-Year-Old Shows Us What Life in Nepal Is Like After the Earthquake

Shreesha lost her home in Nepal's 2015 earthquake, but she has managed to stay in school. Now she just needs the other kids to stop taunting her for being homeless.

At a Paris Restaurant, ‘Freegans’ Fight Waste by Cooking Up Food Diverted From the Dumpster

Researchers say roughly a third of all the food we produce is never eaten. In Paris, a new restaurant is taking a small slice out of all that waste.

A Vietnamese-American Man Captures the US Immigrant Experience in Poetry

Twenty-eight-year-old Ocean Vuong speaks of his experience coming from Vietnam to the US in his debut poetry collection "Night Sky with Exit Wounds."

This 23-Year-Old Woman Opened India's First Rehab Clinic for Acid Attack Survivors

The groundbreaking New Delhi center supports survivors medically, legally, emotionally and financially.

Meet Three Artists Painting the Streets of Kenya, South Africa and Tunisia

Artists Falko One, Wisetwo and Vajo are working to get Africa's graffiti community more visibility.

A Young Yemeni Man Wants You to Know How War Changed His Life

"My message to the Saudi coalition: Please stop killing. We have kids. We are human beings like you. This is not a game."

An Iraqi Translator for the US Military Is Now Stuck in Greece

The European Union is preparing to send thousands of asylum seekers back to Turkey. One of them is a man who worked with the US military in Iraq.

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