What happens next after President Donald Trump's last-minute decision to call off a US military airstrike on Iran. Also, Istanbul prepares for a do-over of mayoral elections at the insistence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose party lost the vote earlier this spring. And, North Korean state TV has been airing an animated show that features a group of cute bunnies defeating an invading wolf. The World's Patrick Winn ponders what country the wolf could possibly be a proxy for.
US President Donald Trump says Iran made a "very big mistake" by shooting down a US drone on Thursday in the Middle East. It's the latest escalation in tensions between Washington and Tehran, and we'll hear reactions from both sides. And on World Refugee Day, we hear from Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar who talks about her own background as a resettled refugee from Somalia. Plus, while Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Washington Thursday; back home, there's a controversial oil sands pipeline project going forward.
Under the Trump administration, international students are facing new administrative hurdles. There are signs those changes are driving international students away from higher education in the US — students who are a boon for many US college campuses because they usually pay higher tuition rates.
Five years since Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot out of the sky over Ukraine, investigators in the Netherlands have announced that they're putting three Russians and one Ukrainian citizen on trial for murder. Also, a United Nations report into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi reminds us of what we largely knew: that there is credible evidence linking Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other high-level Saudi officials to the journalist's killing. And, an island in Norway asks to be set free from any time zone.
A new report from the UN says that the UN shares responsibility with Myanmar's government for the human rights abuses in Myanmar due to systemic failures. John Sifton of Human Rights Watch spoke with Carol Hills about how this conclusion was reached.
The women have made history in two ways. Not only are they the first women from the Pacific Islands to commentate the Women’s World Cup, but they are doing it in their native languages of Bislama and Fijian.