In the chaos of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the mass evacuation, a number of unaccompanied minors ended up on flights out of the country. Now comes the difficult task of reuniting them with their families or, for those who don’t have any relatives, helping them find new homes.The World
Racquel Gates, a professor of film at Columbia University, and the consulting producer and editor for the Melvin Van Peebles Box Set — being released by The Criterion Collection next week — discussed his work, life and legacy with The World's host Marco Werman.
Across Spain, electricity costs have steadily risen at historically high rates since early this summer — and it’s expected to climb even higher. Experts say the price hike is primarily due to the increase of the price of natural gas and CO2 emission costs.
Thousands of Afghans work for the UN in Afghanistan. Most remain there despite fears of being targeted by the Taliban for their work.
While the military continues to support the consolidation of power by Tunisian President Kaïs Saied, some of his supporters are finding it harder to back him. Intissar Fakir, a senior fellow and director at the Middle East Institute, discusses the mood on the street with The World's host Marco Werman.
Millions of Syrians are wrestling with the tough choice to return to Syria after 10 years of civil war. In Turkey, the COVID-19 pandemic hit some Syrians so hard that they returned home, only to regret it.
In the chaos of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the mass evacuation, a number of unaccompanied minors ended up on flights out of the country. Now comes the difficult task of reuniting them with families or helping them find new homes. Also, if you’re in the market for a puffy vest this winter, you may need to be patient. The shipping bottlenecks occurring at California ports continue to have an outsized impact on US retailers like Eddie Bauer. And the world mourns the loss of pioneering Black filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, who died on Tuesday at the age of 89 in his home in New York. Van Peebles was known as the “godfather of modern Black cinema” with themes of resistance and Black liberation.
This contradiction became a key issue during the country's elections this week. Based on the results, it isn't likely to be fully resolved soon.
More than 400 claims have been filed against the French government for nuclear tests on French Polynesia between 1966 and 1996. Scientists say about 110,000 people have been affected by radioactive fallout.
You may see coffee prices rising at your local café: Brazil, the world's largest exporter of coffee, faced extreme weather this year that has taken a toll on coffee crops across the nation.
What does one generation owe the next when it comes to climate change? Daniel Sherrell, author of the new book, "Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of the World," joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about how different generations are facing the climate crisis.
Until now, Africa has faced an uphill battle importing COVID-19 shots.
Global health officials are scrambling to curb the spread of the highly infectious COVID-19 delta variant. Dr. Michael Marks, a researcher at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the new challenges.
Although rates of the coronavirus in Niger are low, experts warn that it could still be vulnerable and stressed the need for ongoing vigilance.
Cuba, a world leader in medicine, is the first in Latin America to develop its own COVID-19 vaccine.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, has been a mainstay face of the COVID-19 pandemic response over the past year.