In South Sudan, people are sheltering from conflict wherever they can, including a network of islands in the swamps of Unity State. On one island, where 2,300 displaced people live without access to clean water or toilets, cholera has become rife.
Workers migrated to Myanmar's young palm oil plantations. They were promised reliable jobs in a growing industry. Instead, they found themselves caught in debt bondage, living in harsh conditions, lured by traffickers and too poor to leave.
North Korea is developing nuclear weapons, testing missiles and threatening to show no mercy to its enemies. But in South Korea, which has never signed a peace treaty with the North, many young people just aren’t that worried.
The militant group seems to be arranging for residents in Mosul to be struck and killed by US-led coalition airstrikes in order to boost civilian death counts and create controversy around the coalition campaign.
Nearly a month after the House of Representatives took two historic votes to impeach the 45th president of the United States, the case moved to the Senate for trial. Look back at The World's coverage of the trial here.
The US and China signed a deal Wednesday that is essentially a timeout in the two countries' trade war. Experts say that it's a step in the right direction — but there's still a lot of work left to do.
DNA testing is making it possible for thousands of families to recover and identify the skeletal remains of loved ones decades after they were murdered or disappeared. But some families are traumatized and distressed by these discoveries.
Just a day after the House sent articles of impeachment to the Senate for trial, the Government Accountability Office released a report that says the Trump administration violated the law when it withheld aid intended for Ukraine in the summer of 2019.
Guatemala’s new government could bring stability to the country following a turbulent administration riddled with corruption, but analysts see little hope for substantive change in the return of military and private sector elites to power.
The attack against the Porta dos Fundos sketch comedy troupe rattled the country, especially those who are concerned that a growing movement of conservative extremism has found fertile ground in Brazil.
Jonathan Turley, law professor at George Washington University, testified in front of the House about the constitutionality of the Trump impeachment and urged Democrats to take more time. As the Senate trial gets underway, he says witnesses could be game changers.