Political heat is rising in the Scottish borderlands as pro-independence parties lean toward getting the majority in Thursday’s Scottish parliamentary elections.The World
William Taylor, the former US ambassador to Ukraine, joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about what's at stake with Secretary of State Antony Blinken's strategic visit to Kyiv.
Two medical doctors — a brother and sister — are fighting the pandemic. She's in the US. He's in India.
Syria is set to hold presidential elections this month. Syrians in Turkey view the exercise with cynicism and bitterness.
Two months after being designated a terrorist organization in Canada, the group has disbanded, saying that it never posed a threat, as claimed by Ottawa officials.
In her latest record, “Vulture Prince,” Pakistani composer Arooj Aftab uses words from Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib and 11th-century Persian poet Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī, alongside electronic samples and touches of jazz trumpet.
Facebook's independent Oversight Board on Monday announced President Trump's suspension from the platform would be upheld. What are the global implications for world leaders? European Union ambassadors met Wednesday to discuss plans to reopen Europe’s borders to tourists from around the world. And, the volcanic "ring of fire" that stretches across Latin America and the Caribbean has a vast store of geothermal reserves that could, in theory, be tapped for the creation of geothermal energy.
The global boycott against South Africa’s apartheid regime is credited, in part, for helping to end it. Now, climate change activists are borrowing from the same playbook — pulling dollars from those who fund the fossil-fuel industry.
"How Beautiful We Were" tells the fictional story of West African villagers who stand up to an imagined American oil company that is poisoning their land and water.
China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, announced generally moderate new energy and climate targets on Friday that give little sign that it will step up its pace in combatting climate change.
Yifei Li, an environmental researcher and co-author of the book, “China Goes Green," speaks to The World's host Marco Werman about the downfalls of authoritarian environmentalism in China.
Some pearl producers in French Polynesia are implementing innovative sustainable farming practices that help ensure the oceans they work in stay healthy and thriving.
Top of The World: A series of deadly shootings in Atlanta on Tuesday evening is raising fears among Asian American communities after learning that six of the eight victims were women of Asian descent. And, a newly declassified US intelligence report found that Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized influence operations to help Donald Trump during the recent presidential election.
Along the US-Mexico border, the number of migrants trying to enter the United States is increasing dramatically. Most are being turned away by the US in the name of COVID-19 health precautions. At the same time, the Biden administration is allowing unaccompanied children to enter the United States. Host Marco Werman speaks with Enrique Valenzuela, who works for the state of Chihuahua in Mexico, near the Texas border.
Three weeks after the devastating winter freeze, Texans are facing major home repairs, and many still don’t have running water. Immigrants will play an outsized role in helping families get their housing back in order, while also dealing with destruction in their own communities.
Advocates say that ending the migrant detention system is one more piece of the puzzle in achieving racial justice and ending migrant abuse.
Ayla Bakkalli, the representative for Crimean Tatars at the United Nations, spoke to The World’s Marco Werman about what it has been like for Tatars to live under Russian occupation for the past seven years.
A brutal military coup has some protesters calling for armed intervention — but is this a real possibility?
Hundreds of fishermen make a living from Saint Silvester Lake and they're determined to protect it. But defending the environment has become a dangerous job in Colombia.
It’s the first time the UN council has weighed in on the situation in Egypt in seven years. And, it represents a policy shift by the US, which was among 31 countries that brought a resolution forward.