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PRI/PRX's The World · September, 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 September, 2016

Need the Latest News on Flooding? In Jakarta, There's an App for That.

In a “living laboratory for disaster,” a social media app is helping Jakartans improve upon the government's response to frequent flooding.

Two Palestinian Ex-Prisoners Open Up Ramallah's First Food Truck

After spending years in an Israeli prison, these two Palestinian men are hoping their concept for an urban food truck catches on in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Iron Maiden and Turkish Folk Music? That's What Inspires This Cretan Musician.

The island of Crete is a crossroads for migrants and refugees. It's there that musician Stelios Petrakis finds his inspiration.

A 10-Year-Old Girl Makes Her Pitch to Western Powers for Peace in Yemen

One-quarter of the civilians killed in the Yemen war have been children.

A Muralist Is Painting Weeds Around the World to Represent the Margins of Society

"I don’t paint dainty little grandmotherly botanical illustrations."

In This Traditional Turkish Candy Shop, a Daughter Takes Her Turn

The Old City of Istanbul has long been a man's world. But inside one fifth-generation candy shop, times are changing.

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