Former US Marine Trevor Reed is sitting in a Russian prison for a crime that his family — and many US lawmakers and diplomats — say he didn't commit. The World's host Marco Werman speaks to Trevor Reed's father, Joey Reed.
Iran and the US almost went to war back in January. Since then, the Trump administration has doubled down on its “maximum pressure” campaign by increasing sanctions. Now, some Iranians are keeping their eyes on the US election, hoping it will ease tensions.
Many health officials around the world are working to contain second waves of the coronavirus. As part of our regular series on the pandemic with Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, join us as we examine what's driving the latest wave of surges around the world. To find out more, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Yonatan Grad, from Harvard's department of immunology and infectious diseases.
The US vice presidential candidates battled on Wednesday evening in Salt Lake City with foreign policy topics taking up a solid chunk of time, Russia looks at a handful of chaotic scenes in its backyard — from Belarus and the Caucasus to Central Asia — and Brazil’s reported cases of the coronavirus passed the 5 million mark this week.
As the coronavirus sweeps through the upper reaches of government, Republican Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Sen. Kamala Harris faced off Wednesday night in a debate highlighting the parties' sharply conflicting visions for a nation in crisis.
American Jesse Appell’s comedy is part of a long history of cultural diplomacy between the US and China. Musical performances, art exchanges and sports competitions have all helped to strengthen the relationship between the two countries since the early 1970s.
Large crowds gathered in Athens on Wednesday following a five-year trial as the judges announced a series of decisions involving members of the neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn, including that the leaders ran a criminal group.
The sprawling Najha cemetery outside Damascus, resting place for thousands of dead from Syria's wars, is struggling to cope with a surge in victims from the country's latest conflict — the largely unacknowledged battle with COVID-19.