Calls for social justice and police reform have gained momentum as unrest continues across around the world in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. These calls are intersecting with the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our regular series discussing the coronavirus crisis, The World's health reporter Elana Gordon moderated a live conversation with David Harris, managing director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School.

The United States has collected a massive amount of biometric data on Iraqis during the Iraq war. Some say that data is dangerous.
Funerals are meant to be solemn affairs, according to the Catholic Church in Australia, and only religious music is allowed.
A new project could bring better sight to remote areas of the world using smartphones.
An Iraqi refugee discovers how to use the skills he learned under the Iraqi embargo to create a new life in the United States.
Marriage is expensive in the Arab world, and a tough economy is changing relationships in Morocco.
France may soon institute a ban on wearing burkas in public. A French real estate developer and his wife are trying to help people ignore it.
Soap operas from Turkey are forging trust and curiosity among residents of Bulgaria, its long-time foe.
China and the United States are battling for economic trade and investment in Indonesia's skyrocketing economy.
Lebanon's iconic cedar trees are in danger after years of logging and emerging climate change. NGOs and the Shouf Cedar Reserve are trying to save them.
The Iranian president raised eyebrows when he used a crude expression, but the Iranian leader has been known to use colorful language.

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