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Charlie Hebdo trial begins; Notorious Cambodia killer dies; COVID-19 antibody study offers some hope

The Charlie Hebdo terror trial began in Paris on Wednesday, five years after the massacre was carried out. Kaing Guek Eav, a former teacher known as “Duch” who became the most infamous killer in the Khmer Rouge era, has died at the age of 77 of lung disease in a Phnom Penh hospital. And a new study published on Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that COVID-19 antibodies last at least four months after initial infection.

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Trump suggests inviting Russia to the G-7; A global spotlight on US amid ongoing protests

US President Donald Trump held a phone call with President Vladimir Putin Monday and discussed his idea that Russia should be invited to attend the next G-7 summit. And, Trump is expected to visit the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. The plans mark the second religion-theme appearance for Trump as the world watches protests across the US over the death of George Floyd. Also, the US and Saudi Arabia are holding a virtual pledging conference to raise money for aid operations in war-torn Yemen, which risks being overwhelmed by the coronavirus.

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Workers' movements advocate for rights on May Day; Saudi activists allege man killed over megacity plans; Doctors wait hours as Venezuela faces fuel shortages

As May Day celebrations and rallies have been curtailed, workers around the world are pushing for their rights. Fuel shortages are making life harder for Venezuelans, especially essential workers. And even as Lebanon teeters on the edge of economic collapse, some Americans are choosing to ride out the pandemic there. Meanwhile, Sweden's gardeners have become real party poopers.

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Conflict & Justice

Will Saudi Arabia See Reforms?

If additional important Saudi allies, like Bahrain, fall to the protestors, what will it mean for the royal family? To talk more about this powerful family and monarchy in the Middle East, we're joined by Robert Lacey.

Arts, Culture & Media

Saudi Jeans

Saudi blogger Ahmed Al-Omran talks to Faith about the ban on all things colored red that is planned to be imposed on Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Saudi Jeans

Saudi blogger Ahmed Al-Omran talks to Faith about the ban on all things colored red that is planned to be imposed on Valentine's Day in Saudi Arabia.

Arts, Culture & Media

Steve Coll

Faith talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll about his new book "The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century."

Arts, Culture & Media

Steve Coll

Faith talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll about his new book "The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century."

Bush trip round-up

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks to Michael Abramowitz, who is traveling with President Bush on his tour of the Middle East; today, the tour featured a stop in Saudi Arabia, where President Bush met with King Abdullah.

Conflict & Justice

All quiet in Saudi Arabia?

In Saudi Arabia officials say there's no threat of the kind of unrest seen in other Arab countries - but some people there say that may not be the case. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Riyadh.