Full episode - October 04, 2021
Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati speaks during a joint press conference with his Jordanian counterpart Bisher Khasawneh, at the Government House in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. 
The "Pandora Papers" are being called the greatest-ever leak of secret deals and hidden assets. Top Lebanese officials are among the powerful whose secrets are revealed in the leak. And, confidence in British police has been shaken following the sentencing of a serving police officer for the kidnap, rape and murder of Sarah Everard in London last March. Advice to women on how to handle their fears of male police officers has proven “laughable” by some women's rights groups. Plus, The University of Liverpool is launching a master's program on one of the most popular bands of all time: the Beatles. The program will focus on how attitudes toward the ever-popular group have changed over the decades.
Full story - October 04, 2021
Jordan's King Abdullah II is shown speaking behind a microphone and wearing a dark suit.
Top of The World: A trove of leaked documents, referred to as the Pandora Papers, has revealed the secret assets of hundreds of world leaders. And, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced plans to walk back her government’s zero-tolerance strategy to the coronavirus pandemic. Also, American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian have been awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine.
Full story - October 01, 2021
People wear masks of Paulo Freire during a protest against a massive cut in the education budget imposed by the administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at Cinelandia square, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, May 30, 2019.
"A is for Angicos," a new documentary by filmmaker Catherine Murphy, looks back at the pioneering work of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire.
Full episode - October 01, 2021
A Haitian migrant, holding his country's national flag, pleads with Mexican National guardsmen not to detain migrants making their way to the US-Mexico border, in Escuintla, Chiapas state, Mexico, Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. 
In the southern Mexican state of Chiapas, tens of thousands of migrants hope to reach the United States, but are caught in legal limbo. They hail from different countries in Central and South America, but many are from Haiti. Also, when a massive earthquake and tsunami hit eastern Japan 10 years ago, with a subsequent nuclear disaster, nearly 20,000 people died. Some found healing in sashiko, a traditional art form that helped ease the pain among survivors. And, Spain's flamenco guitar legend, the late Paco de Lucía, is receiving an homage this week in his hometown. Capping off the honors is a decree to play his famous song, "Entre Dos Aguas,” or "Between Two Waters," from the town hall carillon twice a day.
Full story - October 01, 2021
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, center, former President Hamid Karzai, right, and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, left, watch the live broadcast of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar after the signing of a peace treaty at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan
"Although we had predicted major problems ... I think we were surprised, just like everybody else, at the speed to which the [Afghan] government and the military collapsed," John Sopko, head of SIGAR, told The World.
Full story - October 01, 2021
A women is shown in the nearground carrying large sacks over her back and walking with a man in the distance carrying a large blue crate.
Top of The World: Global pressure and criticism have been growing on the Ethiopian government over its blockade of the country’s northern Tigray region, which has reduced aid deliveries to 10% of what is needed. And, North Korea has launched its fourth weapon in recent weeks, test-firing a new anti-aircraft missile. Also, Australia plans to gradually reopen all its borders by November, after 18 months of COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Full story - September 30, 2021
A still from "I Am Samuel" scene at sunset on a farm in Kenya.
"I Am Samuel" documents a true story about love, family and acceptance, made by Kenyan filmmaker and journalist Peter Murimi. He joined us from London to discuss his government's ban on his film and how he plans to appeal it.
Full story - September 30, 2021
Residents Ken Fishman, 81, left, and Esther Wallach, 82, right, hold hands as they wait in line for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the The Palace assisted living facility in Coral Gables, Florida
Dr. James Kirkland, director of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging at the Mayo Clinic, discussed with The World's Marco Werman ways to improve one's health and lifestyle to increase the possibility of living a longer life.
Full episode - September 30, 2021
An Afghan woman weeps as she holds a poster during a rally outside the building that houses UNHCR representative office in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021.
Members of the Hazara ethnic group in Afghanistan have faced discrimination and violent attacks for a long time. Under the new reality of Taliban rule, things appear to be getting worse. And, for the first time, on Sept. 30, Canada will recognize a National Day of Truth and Reconciliation to honor the thousands of students who died at residential schools for Indigenous children between 1883 and 1996. Also, French wine growers will have a tough harvest this fall and a late frost destroyed much of their crops this past spring. But some are trying to adapt to climate change by trying to make their grapes more resistant to heat and drought. 
Full story - September 30, 2021
Afghan men pray near the grave of their relatives killed in bombings near Syed Al-Shahada School last month at a cemetery on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, June 2, 2021.
Members of the Hazara ethnic group in Afghanistan have faced discrimination and violent attacks for a long time. Under the new reality of Taliban rule, things appear to be getting worse.

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