A judge in Russia has ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny be jailed for 30 days. And, a large group of migrants from Honduras headed to the US were violently met with tear gas and batons early Sunday as they tried to make their way through Guatemala. Also, Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine and his party have dismissed the elections results as “fraud.”
Brazil is the latest country to identify a new coronavirus variant. The UK has banned all travel from South America, amid fears of importing new infections. In Manau, Brazil’s largest Amazonian city, a critical oxygen shortage has left health officials asking for help.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his entire Cabinet resigned Friday to take political responsibility for a scandal involving investigations into child welfare payments that wrongly labeled thousands of parents as fraudsters.
US President Donald Trump has been impeached for a historic second time on a single charge: “incitement of insurrection” after an angry mob of Trump loyalists violently stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6. The Senate is expected to hold a trial, but not until after Joe Biden's Jan. 20 inauguration.
David Hofmann, a professor of sociology at the University of New Brunswick, has studied the rise of white extremism in Canada. He spoke to The World’s host Marco Werman about the rise of right-wing extremism in Canada that is inspired by the US.
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