The conflict between South Korea and Japan has been going on for decades, but the past few months are somewhat uncharted territory for the two countries, which have nevertheless enjoyed robust trade. Today, six in 10 South Koreans are currently participating in the “No Japan” boycott.

Full story - August 02, 2019
A protestor is carried by by two police officers wearing helmets as more protestors watch
More than 1,300 people were arrested in violent protests in Moscow last weekend. Most of the opposition leaders are still in prison, but another demonstration is planned.
Full story - August 02, 2019
Saudi cargo ship Bahri Yanbu, that was prevented by French rights group ACAT from loading a weapons cargo at the French port of Le Havre due to concerns they might be used against civilians in Yemen, is seen at the Port of Genoa, Italy May 20, 2019.
Saudi Arabia’s state-owned shipping company, Bahri, runs a fleet of container ships that carry bullets, bombs, guided missiles and armored vehicles that are used in the war in Yemen.
Full story - August 02, 2019
Saudi women gather at a job fair in Riyadh.
Analysts call amendment the "biggest blow ever" to the male guardianship system. However, women continue to face numerous restrictions in Saudi Arabia.
Full story - August 02, 2019
Homeowners can connect solar panels to batteries in their garage, this one from the Bay Area company Sunrun, to help power much of their homes during times of peak electricity demand.
Solar batteries are booming, and this is just the start.
Full story - August 01, 2019
Hundreds of brightly colored shipping containers are stacked around a port
President Donald Trump's trade war with China has done more than affect the price of some goods. Some members of the Chinese American community say they feel they're being viewed by some under a "cloud of suspicion."
Full episode - August 01, 2019
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are shown wearing suits and walking past Chinese and US flags.
Trade talks in Shanghai came to a close with no clear resolution in the ongoing US-China trade war. We learn how the fallout is being felt throughout Southeast Asia. Also, the latest on al-Qaeda since the death of Osama bin Laden's son, who was to head the terrorist group. And, iconic rock musician Carlos Santana reflects on Woodstock 50 years on.
Full story - August 01, 2019
A man in a red suit plays the guitar
Woodstock 50th anniversary music festival has been officially canceled. Carlos Santana, who performed at the epic 1969 Woodstock festival, talks to The World about the power of music to unite and heal a troubled world.
Full episode - July 31, 2019
Three men and one woman are shown standing next to each other on a stage behind blue podiums.
The US Democratic presidential candidates are once again focusing on health care. How does health care work in other Western democracies? Plus, thousands of unaccompanied minors who arrived in Sicily as refugees are still unaccounted for. Finally, a birth announcement in San Diego is great news for experts trying to save the white rhino population from extinction.
Full story - July 31, 2019
Protesters hold umbrellas in thick tear gas.
Despite its illegality in war, police use tear gas to control riots and disperse crowds all over the world. To understand why and how it's still in use, Marco Werman spoke with Jamil Dakwar, director of the ACLU human rights program.