The conflict between South Korea and Japan has been going on for decades, but the past few months are somewhat uncharted territory for the two countries, which have nevertheless enjoyed robust trade. Today, six in 10 South Koreans are currently participating in the “No Japan” boycott.

Full story - August 09, 2019
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It's up to the students to make change, student leader says, as new poll reveals 78% of Americans said it was likely that another mass shooting would take place in the next three months.
Full story - August 09, 2019
Vladimir Putin walks between two rows of people clapping their hands and taking photos with their cell phones
Aug. 9 marks 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 - August 09, 2019
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The World’s Monica Campbell shares stories of migrants waiting in Tijuana, Mexico, to enter the US.
Full story - August 08, 2019
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Wanda Vásquez is the third person to hold Puerto Rico's governorship in one week's time. The World speaks with Eduardo Bhatia, minority leader in the Puerto Rico Senate, about the state and future of Puerto Rico's democracy.
Full episode - August 08, 2019
Several ICE officers are shown walking away from the camera wearing bullet-proof vests and gun holsters on their sides.
ICE has arrested hundreds of immigrants in Mississippi. What is the impact of the ICE raids on families? Plus, in the final story in our series from Tijuana, Mexico, The World's Monica Campbell introduces us to a young man from Honduras who's following the new procedure in applying for US asylum. And, a young singer-songwriter from Brazil tells the tales of women and of lesbian lovers. Her music is potentially provocative in the era of Brazil's far-right anti-LGBTQ president, Jair Bolsanaro.
Full story - August 08, 2019
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Nayeem's is the first case of its kind in Sicily where migrant shop-owners decided to confront the Mafia and inform the authorities
Full story - August 08, 2019
The San Nicolas mine in Spain's northern region of Asturias is the last working coalmine in all of Spain. At its peak, it employed around two thousand people — today, about two hundred people work there.
As Europe transitions away from coal, it's unclear whether the newly-elected Spanish Socialists can offer hope to the region of Asturias, where people have mined coal for 150 years.
Full story - August 07, 2019
Maria Beraldo
Brazilian musician Maria Beraldo is gaining fans with her provocative, opinionated lyrics, and has found a niche audience in Brazil, especially among young women and girls and many in the LGBTQ community.
Full episode - August 07, 2019
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The Mexican ambassador to the US speaks about Mexico’s response to the El Paso shooting rampage and how it can work with the US to reduce gun violence. Also, Jorge Ramos, anchor for the Spanish-language Univsion, is in El Paso. He talks about his network's coverage of the shootings and how it differs from what viewers are seeing in English-language cable news outlets. Plus, if you were to construct living quarters on Mars, how would you get the building materials there? The construction industry is embracing the technology of 3D-printed building materials.
Full story - August 07, 2019
A man stands in a doorway looking off with a kitchen shown around the corner.
Reports of deportations to Syria, denied by the Turkish government, have sent a wave of fear through Istanbul’s Syrian community — many of whom say they could face recruitment by militants, aerial bombardment or torture in regime prisons if they return to Syria.

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