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Delta variant surge in Wuhan prompts massive city-wide testing

Top of The World: China has announced mass coronavirus testing in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people where COVID-19 was first detected in 2019, after an increase in reported cases of the delta variant. And, the leader of a group helping those who’ve fled persecution in Belarus, Vitaly Shishov, has been hanged in a park in Kyiv, Ukraine. Also, the Taliban have captured nine out of 10 districts of Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province

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How do maps handle disputed borders?

Apple recently made a switch to display Crimea as a Russian territory for users in Russia and the Crimea peninsula. The World's Marco Werman speaks with cartographer Mick Ashworth about how map makers deal with disputed borders.

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