Protest

The Inca temple of Sacsayhuamán gets only a handful of visitors per day now, as tourists cancel their trips to Cusco amid protests taking place in Peru.

Protests across Peru are keeping tourists away from the country’s top travel destinations

The Peruvian city of Cuzco is usually teeming with visitors, but because of ongoing protests, only 4% of its hotel rooms were occupied last month. Many residents say the situation has become critical.

Protests across Peru are keeping tourists away from the country’s top travel destinations
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, center, President of the Supreme Court Rosa Weber, center right, are accompanied by governors and ministers for an inspection visit and support for the Supreme Court headquarters.

Brazilians rally behind Lula after violent rampage in Brasília 

Brazilians rally behind Lula after violent rampage in Brasília 
"Anastasia" screenshot of a woman looking out of a window.

She spoke out against Putin. It came at a cost.

She spoke out against Putin. It came at a cost.
Protesters, supporters of Brazil's former President Jair Bolsonaro, clash with the police after they stormed the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Jan. 8, 2023.

Brazil authorities seek to punish pro-Bolsonaro rioters

Brazil authorities seek to punish pro-Bolsonaro rioters
An ambulance is parked outside Portcullis House, backdropped by the Elizabeth Tower, commonly known as Big Ben, in London, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022.

‘Winter of discontent’ for UK as nurses begin strike action

‘Winter of discontent’ for UK as nurses begin strike action
people at gas pump

Renewed calls in Syria to overthrow Assad regime

Protesters in the southern Syrian city of Suweida stormed a government building and torched pictures of President Bashar al-Assad over the weekend. They called for overthrowing the president, whom they blame for the worsening economic conditions.

Renewed calls in Syria to overthrow Assad regime
In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, Iranians protests the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini after she was detained by the morality police, in Tehran, Oct. 1, 2022. 

Amid ongoing protests, Iran's morality police ‘lies in ruins,’ analyst says

Ali Vaez, director of the International Crisis Group's Iran Project, talked with The World’s host Marco Werman about how sustained protests in Iran may be impacting the power of the so-called "morality police."  

Amid ongoing protests, Iran's morality police ‘lies in ruins,’ analyst says
Downtown Oaxaca city in southern Mexico. 

Oaxaca trash dump closure wreaks environmental havoc

The closure of Oaxaca’s trash dump in October is wreaking havoc on the environment. As world leaders gather for the COP27 climate conference, Oaxaca’s trash problems indicate just how complicated climate protection can be at the local level.

Oaxaca trash dump closure wreaks environmental havoc
A woman in Tehran climbs onto a car and sets her hijab ablaze.

'The hijab will never be the same,' protester in Iran says

The death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in Iran has ignited the most powerful protests the country has seen in years. "Click Here" spoke to one protester who discussed the dangers of using social media and technology while participating in street demonstrations.

'The hijab will never be the same,' protester in Iran says
Russian opposition figure and former owner of the Yukos Oil Company Mikhail Khodorkovsky speaks during a press conference with Lithuania's Minister of Foreign Affairs at the "Esperanza" hotel in Paunguriai village

Russia must change its power structure to get back on a democratic path, opposition figure says

Russian businessman and opposition figure Mikhail Khodorkovsky recently released a new book, "The Russia Conundrum: How the West Fell for Putin’s Power Gambit — and How to Fix It." He spoke with The World's host Marco Werman about Russia, President Vladimir Putin and the war in Ukraine.

Russia must change its power structure to get back on a democratic path, opposition figure says
In this Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, protesters make fire and block the street during a protest over the death of a woman who was detained by the morality

'We're done': A new generation of Iranians are using this app to track the country's morality police

The mapping app Gershad, launched in 2016, allows people in Iran — primarily women — to mark the location of the country's morality police so that others can avoid them. Human rights activist and app co-founder Firuzeh Mahmoudi joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about the app amid current protests.

'We're done': A new generation of Iranians are using this app to track the country's morality police
In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Ebrahim Raisi speaks during his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 29, 2022.

No contradiction in supporting protesters while pursuing nuclear deal with Iran, US special envoy says

Robert Malley, the US special envoy for Iran, joined The World's host Marco Werman from Washington to discuss how the Biden administration views the current protests and what this could all mean for efforts to secure a nuclear deal with Iran.

No contradiction in supporting protesters while pursuing nuclear deal with Iran, US special envoy says
A Lebanese policeman stands guard next to a bank window that was broken by depositors to exit the bank after attacking it trying to get their money, in Beirut, Lebanon

'We are forced to be bank robbers,' desperate Lebanese citizens say amid financial crisis

Banks in Lebanon have partially reopened this week after the government had ordered them to be shut down. The closures were prompted by a spate of bank heists conducted by people whose savings have been stuck in banking system.

'We are forced to be bank robbers,' desperate Lebanese citizens say amid financial crisis
Branding is displayed near the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, in Doha, Qatar, March 31, 2022.

Qatar treatment of migrant workers under spotlight again ahead of World Cup

The Gulf country of Qatar is facing criticism from human rights advocates after it arrested and deported a group of migrant workers who had protested months of overdue pay. This comes roughly three months before the nation is set to host the World Cup.

Qatar treatment of migrant workers under spotlight again ahead of World Cup
Most of those killed have been rookie officers in their twenties who were patrolling towns in the north of Colombia.

Colombia’s police come under fire from drug trafficking groups

A recent wave of attacks against police has put Colombia’s security forces on edge. The government has blamed most of the recent police killings on the Gulf Clan, a drug-trafficking group that runs extortion rackets and exports cocaine to the US.

Colombia’s police come under fire from drug trafficking groups