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.

Libya's wounded and sick are turning east to get medical treatment. The transitional government is paying millions of dollars for Libyans to get treatment in Jordan — known to have some of the best hospitals in the Arab world.
As Myanmar is slowly welcomed back into the international community, and as it makes political reforms that have many in the country feeling free, finally, to speak their mind, locals are wondering when economic reforms will come around.
Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win re-election as president on Sunday. And he can probably do it without fraud. But in the wake of what many say were very fraudulent elections in December, many Russians are volunteering to monitor the votes coming in.
South Korea a few times a year will be wracked with terrible dust storms carried on the jet stream from Mongolia's Gobi Desert. The yellow, talc-like sand is born up by winds and then carried for miles until it causes asthma attacks in Seoul. But Koreans are hoping newly planted trees will help put an end to that.
As Russians prepare to head to the polls on Sunday, voters in the nation's cities are increasingly unhappy with what seems to be almost a foregone conclusion. Vladimir Putin will be re-elected president. But out in the rural areas, support remains wide-spread, if more reserved than it once was.
As Myanmar moves ahead with a set of reforms that have included the release of political prisoners, the country's government is also opening up its media. In some cases they've ended pre-publication censorship entirely and in others they've greatly reduced the restrictions.
The Soviets were well-known for the dark humor they used to get through the days. Now, as Russians protest Vladimir Putin's re-election campaign, many are turning back to that same dark humor.
Neil Harbisson is a color-blind artist. But, rather than limiting his art to shades of gray, he's turned to technology to help him develop the ability to hear the colors that he cannot see.
Russians head to the polls soon to choose a new president — who will likely be an old president. Vladimir Putin is expected to win re-election relatively easy, but there's growing discontent with him and political corruption in Russia, which has sent thousands into the street in protest.
A new independent report from Japan details just how close that country came to a "devil's chain reaction" of nuclear plant after nuclear plant melting down and sending a plume of radiation over the city of Tokyo and its 30 million inhabitants.

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