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COVID-19: The latest from The World

Mourning in the midst of a pandemic

The coronavirus has fundamentally changed how we live our lives, but perhaps most heartbreakingly, how we deal with death. Around the world, centuries-old burial rituals are being stopped. Gatherings to mourn someone’s death are limited. Even something as simple as a hug for a grieving friend is now essentially out of bounds.

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Trump adds blocks to WHO funding and expels thousands of migrants; online voting push leaves experts worried; alcohol bans under lockdown

The Trump administration is requiring additional approval for funds sent to the World Health Organization. And, Spain considers a permanent universal basic income. Thousands of migrants and asylum-seekers have been expelled from the US with minimal processing, as the Trump administration cites the coronavirus in sidestepping international law. Plus, some tips on how to celebrate April holidays when you're unable to gather with family and friends.

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Serbia re-elects euro-friendly president

Current Serbian president Boris Tadic won a second term in office yesterday, allowing him to continue his quest for EU membership, but Europe is including conditions -- including turning over war crimes suspects, as The World's Gerry Hadden reports.

Iraq war strains efforts in Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he backs a pause in troops cuts in Iraq after the first round of pullouts in July, but that could mean more strain on US forces in Afghanistan, where the violence is escalating

Global Politics

Interview with James Rubin

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with former Assistant Secretary of State James Rubin, who led several diplomatic missions to Kosovo as Assistant Secretary of State during the Clinton Administration.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

Reporter Will Everett introduces us to an Iraqi musician who left his homeland several years ago to find artistic freedom. He now lives in Amman, Jordan where he's using his music to help make Iraqi refugees feel at home in the Jordanian capital.

Global Politics

EU gives Serbia a warning

US and European officials have issued a stern warning to Serbia following yesterday's attack on the US embassy in Belgrade where protestors upset by Kosovo's declaration of independence set the embassy on fire