Monday, March 19, 2012 | Categories: Episodes |
Just a few of the highlights from the latest show. For a more detailed rundown, click on "Read More" at the bottom of this entry. Or consult the box marked "Latest Audio" at the right-hand side of the webpage.
TOULOUSE SCHOOL SHOOTING. Murder in Toulouse. A gunman kills four people at a Jewish school -- three of them children.
FROM OUR ARCHIVES + AFGHAN TRANSLATOR ACCEPTED. Reversal of fortune. An Afghan translator who risked his life helping Canadian forces gets news that Ottawa is finally clearing the way for him to move here.
SYRIA BURN VICTIMS. Thousands of Syrian refugess have crossed the border in recent weeks. We'll hear about two children from the city of Homs now fighting to survive in a hospital in Lebanon.
PANDA SEX TRAINING. It's mating season again, and if you happen to be an especially lazy giant panda at Edinburgh Zoo, unfortunately that means weeks and weeks of fitness training.
FROM OUR ARCHIVES: LIBYAN JOURNO ANNIV. Remembering a revolutionary. One year ago today, a sniper killed a citizen journalist in Libya named Mo Nabbous. His wife went on his web channel to beg his viewers not to allow his death be in vain.
NORTHERN CLOUDMAKERS. He's no fair-weather friend. A U.K. engineer proposes we build giant cloud-making machines in order to save the world from global warming.