Apr 20, 2014 — The shootout took place at a checkpoint near Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian militants have held a government building since last week.
Apr 20, 2014 — The tiny principality of Liechtenstein spreads across a grand total of 62 square miles. Now, it's getting smaller.
Apr 20, 2014 — Each spring, Japan is consumed by a contest for style of poetry called Senryu. The poems are just three spare lines about the trials and tribulations of daily life.
Apr 20, 2014 — In India, hundreds of millions are casting their ballots in parliamentary elections over the next month. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Indian reporter Supriya Sharma.
Apr 20, 2014 — It's been a week of tragedy for the community of Ansan, an industrial town near Seoul. Many of the high school teenagers who sank with the South Korean ferry last week attended high school there.
Apr 20, 2014 — One year ago, 1,100 garment workers were killed when a Bangladesh factory collapsed. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Steven Greenhouse, labor reporter for The New York Times, about what has changed.
Apr 20, 2014 — Most Ukrainians are primarily Orthodox Christians, and Easter is the most important religious holiday of the year. Many in the country are hoping the holiday will calm current tensions.
Apr 20, 2014 — An internationally recognized conservationist is recovering after he was attacked in the Democratic Republic of Congo. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Allard Blom of the World Wildlife Fund.
Apr 20, 2014 — The grim recovery operation off South Korea continues Sunday. Police boats brought bodies ashore to the deafening cries and screams of family members.
Apr 19, 2014 — In the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the opposing camps seem increasingly entrenched, despite a diplomatic effort to ease tensions. Pro-Russian forces refuse to leave occupied buildings and public squares in the east. It's an uneasy Easter weekend and neither side is willing to budge.