Last year marked two decades of Vladimir Putin in power in Russia. Here are the events that have shaped — or been shaped — by the former KGB officer.

Full story - January 17, 2020
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Catherine Conway's business, Unpackaged, provides guidance for running a zero waste business.
Full episode - January 17, 2020
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei his shown standing at a podium with his hand raised.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led prayers on Friday and said in a sermon that the country has every right to flex its military muscle beyond its borders. Also, China released new data showing the country’s economy is slowing and birth rate figures are at their lowest rate in more than half a century. And, a bookseller in England is feeling the love after his tweet about not selling a single book on Tuesday went viral and now he is overwhelmed with orders.
Full story - January 17, 2020
A man wearing a hat plays a guitar
The World's host Marco Werman interviews Grammy-nominated musician J.S. Ondara.
Full story - January 17, 2020
Incumbent Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, right, and Vice President-elect William Lai wave to their supporters after their election victory at a rally, outside the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, on January 11, 2020.
Despite China's attempt to win Taiwanese youth's hearts and minds, young voters cling to a country of their own.
Full story - January 16, 2020
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson
One small piece of the Brexit puzzle will be how the UK funds scientific research, and how easy or hard it will be for scientists — who traditionally are part of an international, mobile workforce — to work outside their home country.
Full story - January 16, 2020
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When Alyona Savranenko turned 12, hip-hop found her in a small rural village. Now Savranenko, a former kindergarten teacher, is one of the top artists in Ukraine.
Full story - January 16, 2020
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney (R) listens as President Donald Trump (L) meets with members of the Republican Study Committee
Just a day after the House sent articles of impeachment to the Senate for trial, the Government Accountability Office released a report that says the Trump administration violated the law when it withheld aid intended for Ukraine in the summer of 2019.
Full episode - January 16, 2020
A television with former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on screen is shown through a wall of glass.
Ukraine's Ministry of Internal Affairs announced Thursday that it would open a criminal probe into possible surveillance of former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. Also, the death of a US citizen in an Egyptian prison raises serious questions. And, we have a profile of one of the biggest hip-hop stars in Europe — Alyona Alyona who raps from her home in Ukraine.
Full story - January 15, 2020
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The restaurant re-creates dishes dating back to the early days of the Ottoman Empire.
Full story - January 15, 2020
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump shake hands after signing phase one of the US-China trade agreement during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 15, 2020.
The US and China signed a deal Wednesday that is essentially a timeout in the two countries' trade war. Experts say that it's a step in the right direction — but there's still a lot of work left to do.

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