Full story - September 02, 2021
Rumbila Abdullahi and her husband, Ibrahim Abdi, hold their newborn son, Nabeel, outside their home in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Rumbila Abdullahi was born in a refugee camp in Kenya. Today, she’s on her way to becoming a doctor. In many ways, she was an outlier, and her school journey came with immense pressure to succeed.
Full episode - September 02, 2021
Taliban special force fighters arrive inside the Hamid Karzai International Airport after the US military's withdrawal, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. 
For years, the Taliban was designated by many countries as an extremist or terrorist group. Now that they’re in power in Afghanistan, what does this mean for other militant groups, such as ISIS-K and al-Qaeda? Also, we hear from the EU’s top migration official, Ylva Johansson, about what EU leaders are planning in order to prevent a migration crisis similar to the one experienced by the bloc in 2015. Plus, is gossip ever good? Research studies indicate that hearing gossip about colleagues can make us more self-reflective, while being the subject of gossip can cause people to change their behavior.
Full story - September 02, 2021
A large crowd of people are shown standing, packed in a line with a blue-sided building in the background.
Top of The World: The Taliban are expected to announce their new government as early as Thursday. And, Cyprus is on alert over an oil slick creeping across the Mediterranean that could reach the northeastern tip of the island in the next 24 hours. Also, Malaysians watching their country’s shot putter Muhammad Ziyad Zolkefli win gold on Tuesday were outraged after officials from the Paralympic Games disqualified the athlete for failing to show up on time for the competition.
Full story - September 01, 2021
A fire medic holds a box containing naloxone hydrochloride which is carried in all their department's emergency response vehicles, in Akron, Ohio
The COVID-19 pandemic has reversed the progress made in parts of Canada to curb the number of deaths caused by drug overdoses.
Full episode - September 01, 2021
Afghans wait in front of Kabul Bank, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021.
Residents of Afghanistan’s capital have been queuing up for hours to withdraw strictly limited amounts of cash from their bank accounts. Prices for basic goods are skyrocketing. Also, since 2002, the US has backed the Philippines in fighting Islamist rebels trying to take over the tropical islands. Nearly 20 years on, and the rebels are still there, including a group called Abu Sayyaf, which sympathizes with ISIS, and can be just as vicious. And Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is in Washington today to meet with President Joe Biden. Zelenskiy’s plans to meet with then-President Donald Trump were derailed by the impeachment scandal.
Full story - September 01, 2021
In this April 26, 2017, file photo is a Twitter app icon on a mobile phone. 
While one government official indicated last month that the suspension could be lifted soon, Nigerians are still waiting.
Full story - September 01, 2021
Visiting Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, center, speaks during a meeting with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at the Pentagon, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in Washington. 
William Taylor, the former US ambassador to Ukraine, joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about the significance of today's meeting between Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and US President Joe Biden.
Full story - September 01, 2021
US President Joe Biden is shown standing at a podium and speaking into a microphone with his hands raised slightly.
Top of The World: US President Joe Biden called the airlift of more than 120,000 Americans, allies and Afghans an “extraordinary success.” And, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy will meet with Biden in Washington DC on Wednesday, in what has been described as a show of renewed support for Ukraine’s sovereignty. Also, opposition parties in Venezuela announced in a strategy shift, that they will participate in the November local and regional elections.
Full story - August 31, 2021
Internally displaced Afghan women from northern provinces, who fled their home due to fighting between the Taliban and Afghan security personnel, receive medical care in a public park in Kabul, Afghanistan
A women's rights expert joins The World's host Marco Werman to talk about what life is like in Kabul, now that the US military has completely withdrawn and the Taliban is in full control.
Full story - August 31, 2021
A mural in Cartagena's Getsemani Neighborhood celebrates the city's Afro-Colombian heritage and the natural hairstyles of Black women
Alex Rocha, a tour guide in the city of Cartagena, says his goal is to provide visitors with historical facts and show the city through “a Black man’s perspective.”

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