June 16, 2013 The director of Cairo's Opera House has been sacked, sparking protests and a sit-in at the Culture Ministry. Egyptian artists say there's a culture war underway, pitting secularists against the Islamist administration of President Mohamed Morsi.
June 13, 2013 When Buika was growing up on the Spanish island of Majorca, she was used to people saying her voice was ugly. But that didn't stop her. Today, Buika blends flamenco with jazz, blues and soul. Here, she explains how she found her voice and offers a look at her new album.
June 12, 2013 Filed months after the fall of former president Hosni Mubarak's regime, the charges against Karam Saber reportedly brought the first blasphemy case after Egypt's revolution.
June 12, 2013 Boateng became the first black designer on London's prestigious Savile Row. Since then, he's made quite the name for himself; his tailored suits cost as much as $40,000. Host Michel Martin speaks with Ozwald about his career, style and Ghanaian heritage.
June 11, 2013 Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi has warned Ethiopia that "all options are open" in dealing with what his government sees as a security issue: Ehiopia's project to build a dam on the Nile River. An Egyptian official tells Agence France-Presse that talks are under way to ease tensions over the plan.
June 11, 2013 Sky-high prices for elephant ivory and rhino horn have pushed wildlife poaching to a fever pitch. So in attempt to outfox the sophisticated poaching operations, conservationists and government rangers are teaming up to launch small, camera-carrying drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, above southwest Africa.
June 8, 2013 The 94-year-old former South African president and anti-apartheid leader had a recurrence of an illness that had recently caused him to be hospitalized.