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Climate Change

Discussion: Climate change and a deepening global health crisis

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Climate change is driving extreme weather events across the globe and exacerbating health conditions and disparities. The World's Environment Editor and Correspondent Carolyn Beeler moderated a discussion with Harvard T.H. Chan School's Renee Salas, who explored the deepening crisis at the intersection of climate change and health.

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Head of Myanmar military declares himself prime minister

Top of The World: A top general of Myanmar’s military declared himself the country’s prime minister on Sunday. And, wildfires have ravaged Turkey, Greece and elsewhere on the continent as a heat wave continues baking southeast Europe. Also, dozens of lawmakers in Malaysia were blocked by police on Monday from protesting a two-week lockdown of the country’s Parliament.

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Dozens killed in South Africa violence over Zuma imprisonment

Top of The World: Dozens of people have died in continued rioting in two South African provinces that began last week in response to the imprisonment of former President Jacob Zuma. And, at least 64 people have died and more than 100 others have been injured in a fire at the COVID-19 isolation ward of a hospital in Iraq's southern city of Nasiriya. Also, the Taliban has warned Turkey against taking over the security of the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan’s capital, after the US troop withdrawal from the country.

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Haitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated in overnight attack

Haiti's president Jovenel Moïse is assassinated in an overnight attack on his residence, while the first lady remains in the hospital. And, Iran sees widespread blackouts that disrupt communications and transportation. Plus, the British parliament proposes transferring asylum-seekers to a third country while their cases are processed, in what rights groups call a violation fo international law.

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