On Wednesday, a US federal indictment was unsealed, charging Indian national Nikhil Gupta in a murder-for-hire plot ordered up by an official inside the Indian government for targeting Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a dual American and Canadian citizen, in New York.
Amid the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas, the Israeli finance minister has endorsed the idea of sending Palestinians from Gaza to countries that will accept them. But Palestinians say this would effectively be ethnic cleansing.
Hamas has amassed billions of dollars despite being labeled a terrorist organization by the United States and others. Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury Wally Adeyemo talks with The World's Marco Werman about how Hamas moves money and what the United States is doing to cut it off.
Lewiston, Maine, the site of the latest large mass shooting in the US, is a city that has been transformed by immigrants, particularly a large community of refugees from Somalia. Ari Snider reports on how Somalis in Lewiston, who fled violence in their homeland, are reacting to the violence in their new home.
When Russia invaded Ukraine in February last year, many countries stepped up their humanitarian aid efforts to help Ukrainian families. In Latvia, the Children’s Hospital Foundation has been offering therapeutic care for Ukrainian children and their families.
Massachusetts is seeing the arrival of more migrants, and many of them have no place to live. Because it's a "right to shelter" state, officials are providing temporary housing, often in hotels. New England Public Media's Jill Kaufman reports that school districts, such as West Springfield, have geared up to help the new arrivals.
Israel's response to the deadly attack by Hamas over the weekend is already underway. But as hundreds of thousands of Israeli troops gather on the border of the Gaza Strip, they're facing a new challenge. More than a hundred Israeli hostages are being held inside Gaza by Hamas. This has to be something that Israeli military leaders are thinking about as they plan for what looks like a major military assault against Hamas.
In Eastern Europe, some are asking whether the upheaval in the Middle East will impact the war in Ukraine. So far, Moscow's and Kyiv’s responses to the war between Israel and Hamas have been starkly different.
Failings leading up to the Arab-Israeli War of 50 years ago cost the then-Israeli prime minister their job. Could history repeat?
What does it mean to find home in a new country and a new language? That’s the inspiration behind a massive new mural in Miami Beach – created by a Spanish art collective known for its vibrant designs and unconventional canvases.
The Biden administration announced it will grant work permits for nearly half a million Venezuelans. City officials in New York have been calling for it, as tens of thousands of migrants, mainly from Venezuela, have arrived in the city in recent months. However, the process of applying for the legal right to work can take months.