Full story - December 03, 2019
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US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron underlined sharp discord among NATO members ahead of the alliance's 70th anniversary celebrations. But despite the clashes, UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce says NATO is here to stay.
Full episode - December 03, 2019
France's President Emmanuel Macron is shown with both of his hands outstretched and wearing a blue suit.
All eyes are on NATO as the 70th anniversary summit gets underway in London. We speak with Ambassador Karen Pierce, the UK's representative to the United Nations, about the tension that's opened up between US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron. Also, Trump is making additional international headlines while in London by threatening new tariffs against Argentinian and Brazilian steel, along with some French luxury goods. And, "Baby Shark" gets a Navajo language cover.
Full story - December 03, 2019
Iranians walk past a burned and destroyed bank.
In the aftermath of protests in Iran, authorities acknowledged that protesters were shot dead. Marco Werman speaks with the deputy director at the Center for Human Rights in Iran, Omid Memarian, about the situation in the country.
Full story - December 03, 2019
A student leans over a candle at a memorial with lots of photos and paintings
Dilan Cruz’s death made him a martyr in the eyes of many Colombians, reigniting mass protests just as they began to fade. But his death has also been used to politicize the moment as President Ivan Duque attempts to quell the weeks-long protests. 
Full story - December 03, 2019
A woman stands by stocked shelfs in a shop
With Brexit complicating imports, this anglophile shop and Berlin institution might be forced to look elsewhere to stock its shelves.
Full story - December 02, 2019
A woman stands in a classroom
America faces a shortage of early childhood teachers. One program in Portland, Oregon, is trying to address it while helping immigrants overcome challenges in moving up the workforce.
Full story - December 02, 2019
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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which dates back to 1949, is celebrating its 70th anniversary as leaders gather in London this week. But French President Emmanuel Macron recently warned that NATO was "experiencing brain death." The World speaks with ambassadors Gerard Araud and Ivo Daalder about Macron's comments and the future of the alliance.
Full episode - December 02, 2019
Friday's stabbing in London has now become a campaign issue in the UK's snap general election, which is set for Dec. 12. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is blaming the opposition Labour Party for the incident — which has upset many, including the father of one of the victims. And, NATO is celebrating 70 years this week in London. It will be a low-key affair, considering US President Donald Trump's dismissive statements about the mutual defense treaty. Further dampening the celebration are recent statements from French President Emmanuel Macron, who said, "What we are currently experiencing is the brain death of NATO." Also, the word "existential" is Dictionary.com's word of the year.
Full story - December 02, 2019
Samantha Flores, a trans woman, stands at the entrance to the Vida Alegre, a day center for older LGBTQ people in Mexico City that she cofounded.
The center, called Vida Alegre, Spanish for Happy Life, was founded just over a year ago by Samantha Flores, an 87-year-old transgender woman. Nothing similar exists in the country.
Full episode - November 29, 2019
Iraq prime minister
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi says he will resign after one of the bloodiest days of anti-government protests. Also, French politicians and environmentalists say oui to banning Black Friday, maintaining that it really doesn't save people money and it hurts the Earth. Plus, it's been 400 years since the first Africans were brought to the English colonies as slaves. We'll tell you how people in Ghana are still grappling with the role that their ancestors played in the slave trade.

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