Protesters are continuing to call for a more democratic process to elect Hong Kong's chief executive. Tens of thousands of students and activists have been on the streets for days demanding change. Author Wen Huang joins us to give us an update.
Brazilians head to the polls on Oct. 5 for the first round of presidential elections. Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff and candidate Marina Silva, are in a close race. Marcelo Jarmendia, founder and director of Brazil in Chicago, explains Silva's momentum.
Earlier this week, ISIS returned 46 hostages to Turkey, which has said it will not engage in military operations against the terrorist organization. We discuss Turkey's complicated relationship with ISIS with professor Henri Barkey.
Syrian and Iraqi refugees are pouring into Europe to escape ongoing conflicts in their countries. We'll discuss how Europe has been handling the influx with Elizabeth Collett, director of Migration Policy Institute Europe.
The U.S. and five Arab countries have begun a campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria. We'll take a look at which countries have decided to join the U.S. with Gulf States scholar Joseph Kéchichian.
Political divisions have marked Libya since the fall of Qaddafi three years ago. Rival militias and political factions are vying for power and control of country. We'll find out what's driving the instability with Khaled M, a Libyan American recording artist and political activist.