Full story - January 27, 2021
In this file photo taken on Wed. June 24, 2020, Russian RS-24 Yars ballistic missiles roll in Red Square during the Victory Day military parade marking the 75th anniversary of the Nazi defeat in Moscow, Russia.
The World's host Marco Werman spoke to Lynn Rusten, vice president of global nuclear policy at the Nuclear Threat Initiative, about the New START treaty's extension and the urgency of follow-up agreements.
Full episode - January 27, 2021
Linda Thomas-Greenfield is shown seated, wearing dark-framed glasses and testifying.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday held a confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden's nominee to represent the US at the United Nations, veteran diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield. Also, a new study suggests that the global economy will take a major hit if low- and middle-income countries aren’t able to vaccinate their populations. And, more and more Arab women are becoming professional mountaineers, and they are making history on the mountains.
Full story - January 27, 2021
Joe Biden is shown with his hand outstretched shaking the hand of Vladimir Putin.
US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first conversation as counterparts on Tuesday. And, Sanofi announced plans help manufacture more than 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech. Also, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, President Joe Biden's nominee to US ambassador to the United Nations, faces lawmakers for her Senate confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill .
Full story - January 26, 2021
Jacob Cuenca, 19, voted for Democrat Joe Biden in his first presidential election after being let down by Donald Trump.
Full story - January 26, 2021
Christian Koblinger, head of tourism in Radstadt, Austria, says the winter ski season is a major economic driver in his community.
Across most of Europe, ski resorts are shut down due to COVID-19. Ski lifts in Austria remain open, but only those fortunate enough to live within a day’s drive can enjoy the slopes.
Full episode - January 26, 2021
A multiple lane road is shown filled with protesters driving tractors and other vehicles with thousands of people shown all over the road.
Thousands of farmers took to the streets of India’s capital on Tuesday as part of monthslong protests against agricultural laws that farmers say put their livelihoods at risk. Vishavjit Singh, a Sikh American artist and activist, suggests there’s an important similarity between the farmers in India and minorities in the US: the need to be seen and heard. And, President Joe Biden’s longtime confidant and longtime statesman, Antony Blinken, was confirmed as the next US secretary of state. Also, most ski resorts in Europe shut down this winter because of the pandemic. But Austria decided to keep running the lifts.
Full story - January 26, 2021
Sikhs wave the Nishan Sahib, a Sikh religious flag, as they arrive at the historic Red Fort monument in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.  
Sikh American artist and activist Vishavjit Singh has been following the protests closely from New York. 
Full story - January 26, 2021
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un speaks at the ruling party congress in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this Jan. 8, 2021, photo provided by the North Korean government. 
Poor and isolated in the best of times, North Korea is now even more cut off from the world. 
Full story - January 26, 2021
A group of men are shown on top of the redish-orange colored Red Fort monument with one man putting up an orange flag on top.
In a symbolic demonstration, thousands of farmers took to the streets of India’s capital on Tuesday breaking through police barricades with several storming the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. And, officials from the EU have warned that the bloc could begin restricting exports of coronavirus vaccines. Also, scientists from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna said that they believe their coronavirus vaccines are still effective.
Full story - January 25, 2021
President Joe Biden signs his first executive orders in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Jan. 20, 2021. Six of Biden's 17 first-day executive orders dealt with immigration, such as halting work on a border wall in Mexico and lifting a t
Some lawmakers want to make it easier to investigate and charge someone for domestic terrorism. But civil rights groups say they shouldn’t. 

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