In Wuhan, China — where COVID-19 began — residents now volunteer to obtain supplies, make deliveries to hospitals and raise funds to fight the coronavirus. And, Taliban officials say they're resuming military operations just days after signing a peace deal with the US after Afghanistan's government rejected the timeline for a prisoner swap. Plus, a US federal appeals court flip flops as it invalidates — then reinstates — President Donald Trump's "Remain in Mexico" program, which has sent nearly 60,000 migrants back to Mexico.
The US and the Taliban signed an agreement Saturday that could spell the end of a nearly two-decade war in Afghanistan. Turkey announced a counteroffensive in northern Syria, a first open declaration of war that comes after more than 30 Turkish soldiers were killed last week. And some Christians in Nigeria believe they are being persecuted for their faith, while others argue that insecurity isn't based on religion.
Many US immigration attorneys — most of them pro bono — have found themselves remotely representing asylum-seekers stuck hundreds of miles away in Mexican border towns. The attorneys say this introduces unprecedented difficulties to their jobs — and could violate clients' right to due process in the US.
London is already one of the most surveilled cities in the world with around 420,000 CCTV cameras in operation. Yet London police are pushing ahead with plans to implement the facial recognition technology across the city. The Dazzle Club, led by four artists, dons camouflage make-up and leads a silent public walk once a month in protest of live facial recognition police cameras in London.
The US-based 40 days for Life organization has ramped up activities in Colombia ahead of the constitutional court's ruling on granting women full access to abortion until the fourth month of pregnancy.
More than 10,000 migrants, mostly from Syria, other Middle Eastern states and Afghanistan, have reached Turkey's land borders with EU states Greece and Bulgaria since Ankara said last Thursday it would stop keeping them on its territory. The World's Marco Werman speaks with Devon Cone of Refugees International.
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