In most of the world, the region is included in Russia with a dotted line. Viewed in Russia, the line is solid. Guest host Tess Vigeland speaks with John Gravois about the issues with mapping borders.
Guest Host Tess Vigeland talks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about the latest protests in eastern Ukraine. Julia Ioffe of The New Republic explains why Russia's power plays for influence in eastern Ukraine may stop short of outright invasion.
Before you start thinking things are too noisy Down Under, know this: The Minute of Silence was recorded as veterans of Australia's military stood by, in honor of their fallen comrades.
In Russia, Google's Maps division now shows the Crimean peninsula as part of Russian territory. It's showing a different image on browsers in the U.S.
Weeks after he was fingerprinted and appeared in court, baby Musa is no longer living under the shadow of an attempted murder charge. The boy was reportedly nine months old when he was charged.
Men and women ski on the same slopes. A rock band performs in the capital. It's all part of the constant tug-of-war between religious conservatives and those seeking more social freedoms.
Methane from livestock accounts for a huge portion of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, according to a UN report. But reducing global meat consumption isn't necessarily the answer to the problem.
To Pakistan, the Afghan elections and the withdrawal of most U.S. troops seems reminiscent of the Soviet departure decades ago — leaving Afghanistan in Pakistan's lap, for better or worse.
The stricken are most likely to die within 10 days. But those whose bodies produce antibodies may survive — and be sent home with a clean bill of health. That's happening now in Guinea.
Many people are buying new clothes for Spring. But is the appetite for cheap clothes endangering workers? Tell Me More looks at lessons from the fatal garment factory collapse in Bangladesh.