"They are literate, they can read and they can write and are generally very young," says Waleed Kakar, editor of the Afghan Eye, about the Taliban today. He discusses the sociological makeup of the group with The World's host Carol HIlls.
For insight into Kerry's brand of climate diplomacy and the outcome of the talks, The World's host Carol Hills spoke with David Wade, who served as Kerry's chief of staff when the diplomat was secretary of state.
For almost a month, a group of more than 30 Afghan migrants have been stuck at the Poland-Belarus border, sandwiched between border guards from each country. Polish President Andrzej Duda has declared a state of emergency — the first such declaration since communist times.
Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto's image of a roadrunner bird, staring up at the enormous US-Mexico border wall, was just named the grand prize winner in the Bird Photographer of the Year competition. His captivating photograph highlights the threat to the delicate biodiversity and critical animal migratory patterns that the wall poses in the US-Mexico border region.
Top of The World: An ISIS-inspired extremist has stabbed and injured six people in Auckland, New Zealand, three of them critically. And, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has announced that he will not run for re-election as party leader. Also, the UK has announced new sanctions against Myanmar, targeting the Htoo Group of Companies.
Ylva Johansson, home affairs commissioner for the European Union, joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss the EU's plans to avoid a repeat migration crisis like the one experienced in 2015.
As the Taliban transitions to power in Afghanistan, many are wondering how they'll interact with militant groups such as ISIS-K and al-Qaeda. Ibraheem Bahiss, with the International Crisis Group, joins The World's host Marco Werman to discuss these new power dynamics.
Every year around this time, factories in China are finishing up orders and sending them across the world to arrive in time for the holiday shopping season. But this year, they may run out of time.
Nancy Cárdenas Peña, the Texas director for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice, joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about the impact of Texas' new abortion law on undocumented women at the US-Mexico border.