Last year marked two decades of Vladimir Putin in power in Russia. Here are the events that have shaped — or been shaped — by the former KGB officer.

Full story - January 16, 2020
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson
One small piece of the Brexit puzzle will be how the UK funds scientific research, and how easy or hard it will be for scientists — who traditionally are part of an international, mobile workforce — to work outside their home country.
Full story - January 16, 2020
A woman with braids in a pink track sweatshirt
When Alyona Savranenko turned 12, hip-hop found her in a small rural village. Now Savranenko, a former kindergarten teacher, is one of the top artists in Ukraine.
Full story - January 16, 2020
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney (R) listens as President Donald Trump (L) meets with members of the Republican Study Committee
Just a day after the House sent articles of impeachment to the Senate for trial, the Government Accountability Office released a report that says the Trump administration violated the law when it withheld aid intended for Ukraine in the summer of 2019.
Full episode - January 16, 2020
A television with former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on screen is shown through a wall of glass.
Ukraine's Ministry of Internal Affairs announced Thursday that it would open a criminal probe into possible surveillance of former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch. Also, the death of a US citizen in an Egyptian prison raises serious questions. And, we have a profile of one of the biggest hip-hop stars in Europe — Alyona Alyona who raps from her home in Ukraine.
Full story - January 15, 2020
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and US President Donald Trump shake hands after signing phase one of the US-China trade agreement during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 15, 2020.
The US and China signed a deal Wednesday that is essentially a timeout in the two countries' trade war. Experts say that it's a step in the right direction — but there's still a lot of work left to do.
Full story - January 15, 2020
Shamshiri, a Persian restaurant in South Tel Aviv, Israel. 
After the United States killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauded the move. Israel’s security forces went on alert. Meanwhile, Iranian Jews in Israel say they hope for a day when they can go back to visit Iran.
Full episode - January 15, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is shown standing at a wooden podium with microphones and several lawmakers standing behind her.
The House of Representatives voted on a resolution today to name impeachment managers and transmit the articles of impeachment to the Senate. Also, as Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his hours long federal state address today, he suddenly shifted to talk about changing the constitution. Plus, the potential perils when a cool microbrew goes global. Refugees from Myanmar say buying Fat Tire beer also helps buy bullets for Myanmar's army, which has been on trial for genocide at The Hague.
Full story - January 15, 2020
A visitor walks outside of the US Capitol
Nearly a month after the House of Representatives took two historic votes to impeach the 45th president of the United States, the case moves to the Senate for trial. Follow The World's continuing coverage on the trial here.
Full story - January 14, 2020
Three large royal statues of the Kingdom of Dahomey
France announced a deadline to return 26 objects taken from Benin in the 1890s amid a growing call for the restitution of African art taken during colonial periods.
Full episode - January 14, 2020
Several people wearing hard hats are shown looking at nuclear equipment.
European nations have formally accused Iran of breaking the 2015 nuclear agreement, a move that could lead to the reimposition of UN sanctions on Tehran. The World asks: Why now? And what could new sanctions look like? Also, for the past several months, Americans have been hearing about Ukraine in the news. But for many Ukrainians, impeachment is the last thing on their minds. And, Canada is expected to be the part-time home to the UK's Prince Harry and his American wife, Meghan. But exactly where in Canada is a topic of fevered speculation, centered on British Columbia and Vancouver Island. Many residents there are pleased about the possibility of new royal neighbors

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