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Jordan is home to an estimated 3 million refugees, and the country's harsh terrain makes supplying food for them difficult. But to combat the food shortages, the U.N. World Food Program is using technologies like iris scans to track refugee…
More than a third of olive oil in the U.S. comes from Italy, which has kept a longstanding reputation for quality. But the quantity of olive oil made in the south of Italy has been in sharp decline. A disease…
The southern Italian town of Riace was once a beacon for immigrants from around the world, but three years after NewsHour Weekend first reported on how it had welcomed immigrants, a political shift has turned it into a relative ghost…
HBO's blockbuster series, "Game of Thrones," broke records for Emmy nominations and wins before it ended this year. But in the small Croatian city of Dubrovnik, the series lives on. It was the backdrop for much of the fantasy thriller,…
Perhaps no instruments are more sought after than those crafted by Antonio Stradivari, who died nearly 300 years ago. While a catastrophic storm recently wiped out a million trees in the forest where he found his prized lumber, modern instrument-makers…
For years, Italy has been a major gateway for migrants entering Europe. But a new law passed in 2018 under the country's anti-migrant, populist government has been pushing migrants out. Many are now fleeing the crackdown high up into the…
This week Libya's prime minister and the a rival opposition leader agreed to hold nationwide elections in the war-torn country. A previous election attempt was delayed as territorial disputes and instability were allowing groups like ISIS to take advantage of…
Less than two years after Libya with American forces regained control of its coast from Islamic State fighters, the most potent affiliate outside of Iraq and Syria, law enforcement and U.S. policymakers worry about a resurgence. For the second of…
African migrants fleeing to Europe risk slave traffickers, starvation and shipwreck. Now, a growing number of those who complete the arduous journey are being turned away, and the Libyan government is detaining thousands in migrant camps characterized by inhumane conditions.
Our minders -- sometimes as many as three cars’ full -- would never leave our side for the two weeks we spent in Libya. That is until we had to flee.
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