Calls for social justice and police reform have gained momentum as unrest continues across around the world in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. These calls are intersecting with the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our regular series discussing the coronavirus crisis, The World's health reporter Elana Gordon moderated a live conversation with David Harris, managing director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School.

Full story - January 30, 2008
The top US diplomat for Africa today called the violence in Kenya's Rift Valley "clear ethnic cleansing" against the country's Kikuyu ethnic group
Full story - January 30, 2008
The violence in Kenya is drawn along ethnic lines and that's got Kenyans from all backgrounds re-examining their own ethnic identity, as Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Kenyan journalist and author Binyavanga Wainaina.
Full story - January 30, 2008
London's Evening Standard newspaper is hoping to boost sales by making it easier to buy its newspaper, as The BBC's Chris Vallance has the story.
Full story - January 30, 2008
Scientists from NASA say the earth's arctic ice is thinning at a rate must faster then previously thought, and while earlier predictions suggested the ice would disappear by the year 2040
Full story - January 30, 2008
Julia Kumari Drapkin profiles Kate Moran, a scientist who studies the history of climate change in the Arctic and whose team has also found potential sources of oil and coal, which if exploited
Full story - January 30, 2008
Reporter Derek Stoffel has the story of American war deserters in Canada, where some 150 US soldiers have moved north of the border to avoid serving in Iraq
Full story - January 30, 2008
East Germany's Secret Service, or Stasi, kept extensive records on its citizens during the Cold War but tried to destroy them when its government toppled in 1989, but now German computer scientists are trying to repair those documents
Full story - January 30, 2008
The Lebanese film "Caramel," is a story about five women who meet regularly at a local beauty salon; it's been a number one hit in Lebanon and now it's coming to the United States, as Beth Accomando reports.
Full story - January 30, 2008
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Scottish Highlands, where "phone boxes" -- what we call public phone booths -- are in danger of becoming a thing of the past - but not without a fight.
Full story - January 30, 2008
Today's Global Hit features throat singer Tanya Tagaq. She's from a remote Inuit community way up in Canada's High Arctic.

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