Full story - September 24, 2021
Thuy Do, left, and her husband, Jesse Robbins, right, talk with Abdul, center, Sept. 20, 2021,
In the chaos of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the mass evacuation, a number of unaccompanied minors ended up on flights out of the country. Now comes the difficult task of reuniting them with their families or, for those who don’t have any relatives, helping them find new homes.
Full story - September 24, 2021
US director, actor, screenwriter Melvin Van Peebles is seen during a tribute for his career at the 38th American Film Festival in Deauville, Normandy, France
Racquel Gates, a professor of film at Columbia University, and the consulting producer and editor for the Melvin Van Peebles Box Set — being released by The Criterion Collection next week — discussed his work, life and legacy with The World's host Marco Werman.
Full episode - September 24, 2021
In this Monday, Oct. 7, 2019 photo, exhausted Afghan youths sleep on the ground near the town of Madamados after their arrival with other migrants and refugees on a rubber boat from Turkey, at Lesbos Island, Greece.
In the chaos of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan and the mass evacuation, a number of unaccompanied minors ended up on flights out of the country. Now comes the difficult task of reuniting them with families or helping them find new homes. Also, if you’re in the market for a puffy vest this winter, you may need to be patient. The shipping bottlenecks occurring at California ports continue to have an outsized impact on US retailers like Eddie Bauer. And the world mourns the loss of pioneering Black filmmaker Melvin Van Peebles, who died on Tuesday at the age of 89 in his home in New York. Van Peebles was known as the “godfather of modern Black cinema” with themes of resistance and Black liberation.
Full story - September 24, 2021
Students hold up a banners during a rally in front of the parliament in Athens, Greece
Explore how individuals and organizations around the planet are tackling the climate crisis.
Full story - September 23, 2021
Tunisian President Kais Saied delivers a speech during his visit to Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia
While the military continues to support the consolidation of power by Tunisian President Kaïs Saied, some of his supporters are finding it harder to back him. Intissar Fakir, a senior fellow and director at the Middle East Institute, discusses the mood on the street with The World's host Marco Werman.
Full episode - September 23, 2021
China's President Xi Jinping remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Tuesday Sept. 21, 2021, at UN headquarters.
Over the past few months, China's regulatory crackdowns have impacted almost every corner of Chinese society, with new restrictions targeting everything from entertainment to after-school education to car-share apps and video games. Also, Haitians gathered under the Del Rio International Bridge in south Texas will be allowed to cross the Mexico-US border, but those who make it across often have to scramble for lodging and aid from volunteers. Plus, the National Theater of Somalia in Mogadishu hosted the country's first movie screening in 30 years on Wednesday. The theater opened in 1967, a gift from Mao Zedong, but shut down at the start of Somalia's civil war in 1991.
Full story - September 23, 2021
A Syrian grocery shop in Istanbul sells brands that are familiar to Syrian customers, such as canned meats and condensed milk.
Millions of Syrians are wrestling with the tough choice to return to Syria after 10 years of civil war. In Turkey, the COVID-19 pandemic hit some Syrians so hard that they returned home, only to regret it.
Full story - September 23, 2021
damaged homes
Hailing from all over, hundreds of volunteers — sometimes thousands — travel daily into Germany's Ahr Valley to help residents.
Full story - September 23, 2021
A woman holds a malnourished boy at the Aslam Health Center, in Hajjah, Yemen
UN food agency head warns against a famine in Yemen that would affect 16 million people. Also, new discriminatory COVID-19 travel rules by the UK anger India and some African nations. And the European Union wants smartphone makers to adopt a single charging method for mobile and other electronic devices.
Full story - September 22, 2021
People walk by a map showing Evergrande development projects in China at an Evergrande new housing development in Beijing, Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021. 
Real estate giant Evergrande, which faces over $300 million in debt, says it will pay interest due Thursday to bondholders in China, but gave no sign of plans to pay on a separate bond abroad. Jeremy Goldkorn, editor-in-chief of SupChina, joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the situation.

Pages