Full story - September 08, 2020
Leandro Gutierrez, a 22-year-old Colombian, takes on a bull using the classic red cape.
Spain has just become the first country in Europe to register half a million coronavirus cases, leaving bullrings empty and bullfighters out of work.
Full story - September 08, 2020
Houses are on fire in Gawdu Zara village, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar, Sept. 7, 2017.
Two Myanmar soldiers were transported to The Hague, Russia’s foreign ministry has summoned the German ambassador to Moscow over statements made by Berlin, and two Australian journalists have been urgently flown home, fleeing China out of fear for their safety.
Full story - September 07, 2020
A close-up photo of Lithuania's Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius as he answers questions during a meeting with the press in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Vilnius, Lithuania, Aug. 11, 2020.
Linas Linkevicius, the Lithuanian minister of foreign affairs, has been one of the most vocal world leaders speaking up against Alexander Lukashenko. He tells host Marco Werman why he supports the protesters.
Full story - September 07, 2020
A billboard advertising the "China dream" in Chengdu, China, in June 2019.
In the first episode of "On China's New Silk Road," The World's former China correspondent Mary Kay Magistad looks at Chengdu, China, a stop on both the ancient Silk Road and the new one, for clues on China's global influence via its Belt and Road Initiative.
Full episode - September 07, 2020
Julian Assange supporters protest outside the Old Bailey in London, United Kingdom, Sept. 7, 2020.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was back in court in London today as his fight against an extradition request to the US continues. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump's pick to lead a Latin American development bank has proven controversial. And Lithuania's Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius has been outspoken against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, while supporting Belarusian protesters. And, China's “Belt and Road” initiative uses land and sea routes to connect China with Europe and beyond. It could have profound implications on global trade.
Full story - September 07, 2020
Artist Daniel Voshart's machine learning-assisted images of Roman emperors Augustus, left, and Maximinus Thrax, right.
Toronto artist Daniel Voshart spent his free time during the pandemic learning a design software called Artbreeder. He compiled hundreds of images from ancient sculpted busts, coins and statues to create realistic-looking portraits of Roman emperors from the Principate period.
Full story - September 07, 2020
Three men wearing orange prison suits fold their hands in their laps and wear blue shoes.
More than 2,000 immigrants at ICE facilities in California, Florida, New Mexico, Ohio, and other states have refused meals in protest since March, according to Detention Watch Network, an advocacy group.
Full story - September 07, 2020
A protester throws an egg at the Bulgarian government building during an anti-government demonstration.
Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has been forced out of office twice before, and both times he managed to make his way back. “He’s like a cat with nine lives,” says associate professor Petar Cholakov at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
Full episode - September 04, 2020
In this handout photo taken Aug. 6, 2020, and provided by Russian Direct Investment Fund, an employee shows a new vaccine at the Nikolai Gamaleya National Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow, Russia.
How close are we to a vaccine for COVID-19, and what might a vaccine rollout look like in various countries? The task of distributing it to populations around the world could be daunting. Also, in Sofia, Bulgaria demonstrations have been taking place every night for nearly two months now. Protesters want their prime minister and his government to resign. And, it's been a summer of wildfires across the Arctic, of all places.
Full story - September 04, 2020
A Chinese girl looks upon a table full of food during a "1,000 people dumpling feast" in Liuminying village on the outskirt of Beijing, China, Jan. 27, 2017.
Food waste is a big issue in China — with enough food thrown away to feed 30 to 50 million people per year, according to a report from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and WWF in China.