Full story - January 19, 2021
Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni attends the state funeral of Kenya's former president Daniel Arap Moi in Nairobi, Kenya. Despite failing to dislodge the long-time leader Museveni, opposition challenger Bobi Wine has emerged from Uganda's Jan. 14, 2021,
People who had left Kampala, either out of fear of postelection violence or to vote in their rural homes, have begun to return to the city. 
Full story - January 19, 2021
Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken testifies during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, Jan. 19, 2021.
Michael McFaul, who was the US ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, worked closely with Antony Blinken and Joe Biden during his time with the Obama administration. He spoke with The World’s host Marco Werman about Blinken.
Full episode - January 19, 2021
A line of security authorities are shown wearing fatigues and helmets and holding wooden poles.
Guatemalan soldiers forcefully prevented a large group of migrants who were attempting to walk across the country and eventually reach the US. The tough stand taken by Guatemala at its border is in large part because of policies put in place during the Trump administration. Also, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday that the Chinese Communist Party has “committed genocide” against the Uighur ethnic group. Also, 12 bottles of Bordeaux red wine are now back on Earth after aging for the last year aboard the International Space Station.
Full story - January 19, 2021
A Honduran migrant woman carries a child on her back as they travel with other migrants by foot along a highway in Chiquimula, Guatemala,  Jan. 16, 2021, in hopes of reaching the U.S. border
The incoming Biden administration has said it will overturn policies such as the bilateral agreements the Trump administration made with Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador to keep asylum-seekers away from the US-Mexico border.
Full story - January 19, 2021
A Venezuelan migrant family walks away from the Venezuelan border in Pamplona, Colombia, Oct. 7, 2020. 
Critical State, our foreign policy newsletter, takes a deep dive this week into a new paper by Oxford political scientists Annette Idler and Markus Hochmüller, that examines how borderlands have affected the course of the pandemic on Colombia's periphery.
Full story - January 19, 2021
Tony Blinken is shown wearing a blue suit and tie while speaking with Joe Biden wearing a face mask in the distance.
On inauguration eve, President-elect Joe Biden’s top national security cabinet picks are set for Senate approval hearings Tuesday.
Full story - January 18, 2021
Supporters of a civil society organization hold a demonstration to protest against the killing of coal mine workers by gunmen near the Machh coal field, in Lahore, Pakistan, Jan. 8, 2021. Pakistan's prime minister Friday appealed to the protesting minorit
The World’s Shirin Jaafari interviewed Fernand de Varennes, UN special rapporteur on minority issues, about the plight of the Hazara people.
Full episode - January 18, 2021
Four soldiers are shown wearing military fatigues and helmets while carrying weapons and walking in a dirt road.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has been declared the winner of the recent election and will begin his sixth term in office. But, the main opposition candidate is calling the election fraudulent. And, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work and activism profoundly shaped the US, but it also has had a huge global impact. Also, Italian authorities are calling for proposals of a new, historically accurate recreation of the iconic Colosseum floor, after over a millennium of having a bare arena.
Full story - January 18, 2021
Mourners demanded that Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan visit them in person in the aftermath of the brutal attack.
ISIS took responsibility for the attack — the latest example of their systematic targeting of Hazaras in recent years.
Full story - January 18, 2021
Alexei Navalny and his wife Yuliastand are shown wearing face masks and standing next to each other with a mobile phone also showing them in the near ground.
A judge in Russia has ordered opposition leader Alexei Navalny be jailed for 30 days. And, a large group of migrants from Honduras headed to the US were violently met with tear gas and batons early Sunday as they tried to make their way through Guatemala. Also, Ugandan presidential candidate Bobi Wine and his party have dismissed the elections results as “fraud.”

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