HOUSTON, January 26, 2013 — Vocalist Mamak Khadem and Mehdi Bagheri on kamanche, or spike-fiddle, perform an intimate version of Varan ("Rain"), bringing the soul of Iran to the heart of Texas. (6 min., 19 sec.)
A group of Irish veterans return to the Korean Peninsula for the first time since 1951. During their government-sponsored visit, they reflect on their service and witness the rapid growth of South Korea over the last half-century.
Ouyang Bin shares his thoughts on the upcoming summit between Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama, including the significance of the summit, his expectations for key discussion topics, and public response both within China and globally.