Shirin Jaafari

Cartagena's historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and contains some of the best preserved examples of 18th century military architecture in the Caribbean. The city's walls were built with slave labor.

Where The World has been in 2021 — the year in pictures

From migrants in Greece, to the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, to rebuilding Lebanon and Haiti, our correspondents from around the globe bring you images of the important stories of 2021.

Where The World has been in 2021 — the year in pictures
Shirin Jaafari reporting from Afghanistan

Behind the story: Shirin Jaafari’s reporting from Herat, Afghanistan, in the summer of 2021

Behind the story: Shirin Jaafari’s reporting from Herat, Afghanistan, in the summer of 2021
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Music heard on the air for November 17, 2014

Music heard on the air for November 17, 2014
US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech on Capitol Hill in Washington January 28, 2014.

The State of the Union with The World's newsroom

The State of the Union with The World's newsroom

Iran's View of Syria

Iran's View of Syria

What's Next for Iran's Outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?

Iran's new President, Hassan Rouhani will be officially sworn into office on Sunday. He will take over from Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Now that his term has ended, what will he do? Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Iranian journalist Shirin Jaafari.

What's Next for Iran's Outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad?

Iran's Presidential Race Heats Up

The deadline for candidates to register for Iran's upcoming presidential election passed this weekend, with two surprise entrants signing up at the last minute. Anchor Marco Werman gets an update on the candidates from Iranian journalist Shirin Jaafari.

Iran's Presidential Race Heats Up