Officials have yet to identify all of the 39 people found in the back of a refrigerated truck in Britain last week. The case has shown a spotlight on the dangerous journey that many take to get to the west.
Common sense would suggest the world is indeed now a much safer place with ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's passing. Unfortunately, however, there is no guarantee this will prove to be true in practice.
Last year, many of the who's who in politics and business boycotted Saudi Arabia's "Davos in the Desert" event in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. This year? Many return but there are still some notable no-shows.
Sinan Antoon is an Iraqi writer and poet. He was in Iraq earlier this year and says life has become unbearable for citizens there. He spoke with to The World's host Marco Werman from his home in New York City about the unrest in Iraq.
The spooky, interactive experience uses archival audio and video, as well as original art, to trace different periods in the history of Puerto Rico, from the 16th-century Spanish colonization through the United States takeover in 1898 and, finally, Hurricane Maria.
The House of Representatives passed a bill this week in defense of former US Marine Paul Whelan, calling on Russia to either offer up "legitimate evidence" of wrongdoing against Whelan or release him from prison.