Full story - July 10, 2020
A woman stands at a memorial.
In 1990, Bosnian Serb forces killed about 8,000 Muslim men and boys during the Balkan conflict in what’s now known as the Srebrenica massacre. It was the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II. But 25 years on, war crimes and crimes against humanity are rarely prosecuted. David Scheffer, who was the US ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues from 1997 to 2001, explains why.
Full story - July 10, 2020
Mayor Park Won-soon speaks during an event at Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea, July 8, 2020.
South Koreans are mourning the death of Park Won-soon, a prominent liberal politician and presidential hopeful. But the Seoul mayor’s apparent suicide coincides with reports that he was under investigation for sexual harassment.
Full story - July 10, 2020
Brayan Guevara in front of Irving Park Elementary School, in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he is a teacher's assistant, June 3, 2020.
Brayan Guevara's mother and grandparents were teachers. Now, he's on the same path, and he wants to serve as a model for his students — especially those who are Black, Latino and Afro Latino — so that they, too, see a future for themselves in education.
Full episode - July 10, 2020
The entrance to Flinders Street train station is shown with nine clocks along the top and nearly empty of people.
While the US struggles to contain its first surge of COVID-19, Melbourne, home to nearly 5 million Australians, is on its second lockdown. And, Canada’s ethics commissioner is looking into allegations that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the country’s conflict of interest law over his ties to a children’s charity. Also, over the course of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of anonymous letters have been traded in Medellín, Colombia, through a project called Love in the Time of Coronavirus — inspired by the famous Gabriel García Márquez novel.
Full story - July 10, 2020
A restaurant posts a closed sign in Melbourne
After getting a taste of some version of normalcy, Melbourne went into another lockdown this week. Five million residents will be barred from leaving their homes except for essential reasons and orders between Victoria closed between neighboring states are shut down.
Full story - July 10, 2020
Russian state-owned television station RT logo is seen through a window with caution tape in front of a building
Latvia and Lithuania have banned Kremlin-tied RT television channels over links to Dmitry Kiselev, who is sanctioned by the EU for spreading propaganda about Ukraine. "The problem is that RT is a part of this infrastructure of propaganda," media expert Solvita Denisa-Liepniece told The World's Carol Hills.
Full story - July 10, 2020
Several people are shown standing and sitting in in a subway car that has the doors open and another man walking past.
The WHO released new guidelines on Thursday acknowledging some reports of airborne transmission of the coronavirus. And, the WHO sent a team to China today to lay the groundwork for an investigation on the origins of the novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, several countries are making additional moves to reopen. The UK government announced that starting Friday, visitors arriving in England from 58 selected countries will no longer be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
Full story - July 09, 2020
A woman from the Yanomami Indigenous ethnic group wearing protective mask while carrying a child looks on, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the 5th Special Frontier Platoon in the municipality of Auaris, state of Roraima, Brazil,
For more than a month, four mothers of the Sanöma tribe were looking for the bodies of their children in the Roraima state capital. Officials eventually said they'd been buried under suspicion of having COVID-19, according to protocol — but the mothers said they weren't notified.
Full story - July 09, 2020
Pentagon officials speak at a hearing
According to reports, senior White House officials were aware as early as the beginning of 2019 of classified intelligence indicating that Russia was secretly offering bounties to the Taliban for killing US troops. The World spoke with Mark Galeotti, a senior associate fellow at the British-based Royal United Services Institute, to get his take. 
Full episode - July 09, 2020
US President Donald Trump is show from the shoulders up and wearing a dark suit with the glare of a light in the distance.
The US Supreme Court weighed in Thursday on the question of presidential power. The justices decided 7-2 that President Donald Trump cannot block the release of his financial records to prosecutors in New York. And, Taiwanese company Formosa Plastics is under fire for polluting waters near its factory in Louisiana. Also, the Fuji-Q Highland amusement park in Japan has put out a video telling people not to scream out loud to help prevent the spread coronavirus-carrying droplets. Instead, park officials are asking patrons to “please scream inside your heart.”

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