Limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is the most-repeated goal in the fight against climate change. But as each new year is among recorded history’s hottest, is it still a viable one?
Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta speaks with The World about the role of the US military and defense preparedness during the coronavirus pandemic.
A new report from the UN says that the UN shares responsibility with Myanmar's government for the human rights abuses in Myanmar due to systemic failures. John Sifton of Human Rights Watch spoke with Carol Hills about how this conclusion was reached.
The Trump administration seems determined to ignore the findings in the recently released climate report from its own agencies.
In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death after a short undisclosed illness with "immense sadness", saying he was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and children Ama, Kojo and Nina.
The UN announced the number of Syrians refugees who've fled their country officially hit one million. Antonio Guterres, head of the UN's Refugee Agency, the UNHCR, says that could triple by the end of this year.