Full story - June 16, 2021
Woman in a white blouse working at a desk on her laptop
US Customs and Border Protection said it has detained 2,217 Romanians so far this year — many of whom are Roma people, who face stigma and discrimination at home.
Full episode - June 16, 2021
Russian president Vladimir Putin, left, talks with US President Joe Biden, right, during the US-Russia summit in Geneva, Switzerland, Wednesday, June 16, 2021.
Despite tensions in the lead-up to the Biden-Putin summit, the two leaders were overly cordial in their remarks following their meeting in Geneva on Wednesday. And, dozens of Roma from Romania are reported to be among the thousands of undocumented migrants and asylum-seekers crossing the US-Mexico border in the last month. Also, Israel launched airstrikes on Gaza early Wednesday following Hamas sending incendiary balloons into Israel. This comes days after Israel's government shakeup and weeks after a fragile ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Full story - June 16, 2021
Emine Aslan, a doctor on the vaccine team, prepares a COVID-19 vaccine for a patient in Ömerova
In rural Başkale in eastern Turkey, medical teams have spent months traveling into the mountains to deliver vaccine doses to 120 villages.
Full story - June 16, 2021
Tronco, or multiple foot stocks used to to constrain enslaved people
“Slavery,” a new exhibit at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, tells the stories of 10 individuals who were involved in slavery under Dutch colonial rule.
Full story - June 16, 2021
President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin are shown walking toward each other with their hands outstretched for a shake.
Top of The World: The summit between President Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin is underway in Geneva. And, Israeli planes struck the Gaza Strip overnight, in the first raid since the fragile ceasefire with Hamas began last month. Also, leftist candidate Pedro Castillo has won the most votes by a tight margin in the Peruvian presidential elections.
Full story - June 15, 2021
People wearing masks stand in front of white bags of food aid
Millions of people could be cut off from assistance if the Bab al-Hawa crossing, along the border between Turkey and Syria, closes. Basma Alloush, policy and advocacy adviser for the Norwegian Refugee Council, spoke with The World's Marco Werman about what's at stake.
Full story - June 15, 2021
A concrete walkway has been paved on the Acropolis plateau in an effort to make the site more accessible. But critics say materials used would make it impossible to remove the pathway without damaging the ancient bedrock underneath.
Greece says it wants to make the Acropolis more accessible. Critics say it’s turning the ancient site into Disneyland.
Full episode - June 15, 2021
Members of the Proud Boys and other right-wing demonstrators march across the Hawthorne Bridge during an "End Domestic Terrorism" rally in Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. 
On Tuesday, the Biden administration released a 32-page plan for confronting domestic terrorism. It identifies white supremacist violent extremism as the greatest terrorist threat facing the United States. And, Turkey has vaccinated only about 17% of its population so far against COVID-19. But a team of health workers in eastern Turkey is working as fast as it can to vaccinate people in the remote mountain villages. Also, enter the musical world of the Weimar Republic in 1920s Berlin with the Moka Efti Orchestra who created the music for the Netflix series, “Babylon Berlin.”
Full story - June 15, 2021
Joe Biden, Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen are shown walking side-by-side on a red carpet with several national flags in the background.
Top of The World: US President Joe Biden moved to end a long-running trade dispute with the European Union over subsidies for aircraft manufacturers. And, the presidents of the US and Turkey met in Brussels in a much-anticipated face-to-face on the sidelines of the NATO summit. Hawaiian coronavirus case with the delta variant is a “very rare breakthrough” case in which a COVID-19 vaccine didn’t prevent infection.
Full story - June 14, 2021
Napier barracks
Since late last year, the British government has been putting male asylum-seekers arriving on dinghies from France in a former base called the Napier barracks. Earlier this month, a high court judge ruled that the government acted unlawfully.

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