line of asylum-seekers
The lawsuit concerns a “safe-third country” agreement that the US and Canada signed shortly after 9/11, in 2002.
Soldiers gather outside around a military vehicle.
Zhao Seng, a citizen of Myanmar, traveled halfway around the world to work as a medic and videographer with a humanitarian group in northern Syria. David Eubank of the Free Burma Rangers talks with host Marco Werman about Sang's death, what motivated him to work in front-line humanitarian aid, and the fighting that continues to rage in the border region.
Men in military uniforms hold weapons and are walking into smoke inside building.
A new Human Rights Watch report describes CIA-trained Afghan forces of committing serious abuses — some considered war crimes. The CIA said it has a "robust system of oversight."
People walk with a banner that reads: "Great Russia, Free internet".
A law known as the "sovereign internet" bill came into force in Russia. It aims to tighten state control over the the internet, which free speech activists say will strengthen government oversight of the country's cyberspace.
Former National Security Advisor and USS Ambassador to UN Susan Rice, speaks on stage at the Women In The World Summit in New York on April 11, 2019. 
The former US national security adviser and ambassador to the UN under Obama says the Trump administration's foreign policy has undermined US alliances and upended national security.
People wait in line to get water in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on September 29, 2019.
Magalie Dresse's craft business in Haiti caught fire in a protest. And while scared for the short term, she told The World she's optimistic that recent demonstrations will bring about long-term change.
Three men in suits stand with their heads bowed.
When the White House withdrew US troops from Syria, it unwittingly sacrificed one of its core constituencies’ dearest causes — Christians in the Middle East. US actions in the region since the early October withdrawal have been a response to their ire. It’s working — for now.
Nancy Pelosi in blue in front of American flags
The US House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to formalize the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump Thursday, which will set rules for the investigation going forward. But what's happened in the inquiry so far? The World looks back at some key moments.
This SDS Sigma 7 computer sent the first message over the predecessor of the internet in 1969. 
Today’s vast communications web is a result of governments and regulators making choices that collectively built the internet as it is now.
A man in a military uniform is walking with other people around him
A witness in the impeachment inquiry faced accusations of being a "double agent" by conservative media before his appearance on Tuesday. A retired general who supervised Army Lt. Col. Alex Vindman says the suggestions and innuendo are "reprehensible."