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People board a truck as they leave Khartoum, Sudan, on June 19, 2023.

'I no longer have a dream': Sudan has the largest displacement of children in the world

Telecommunications and internet connectivity were cut off again across Sudan as millions of people face an ongoing civil war. UNICEF spokesperson James Elder just returned from Darfur, a particularly troubling epicenter of the violence, and spoke to The World's host Marco Werman about the latest conditions.

'I no longer have a dream': Sudan has the largest displacement of children in the world
USAID Administrator Samantha Power is interviewed by the AP at USAID Headquarters in Washington, Aug. 4, 2022.

USAID chief says she's haunted by how many people are unable to leave Sudan

USAID chief says she's haunted by how many people are unable to leave Sudan
A soldier hands food to a woman.

Lessons from the UN peacekeeping mission in Rwanda, 25 years after the genocide it failed to stop

Lessons from the UN peacekeeping mission in Rwanda, 25 years after the genocide it failed to stop
Sudanese protesters gesture and chant slogans at a barricade along a street, demanding that the country's Transitional Military Council hand over power to civilians, in Khartoum, Sudan June 5, 2019

A return to civil war could be brewing in Sudan

A return to civil war could be brewing in Sudan
young men stand near burning tire in Sudan

Dozens dead in Sudan after military, protesters clash

Dozens dead in Sudan after military, protesters clash
Former NBA player Ira Newble at a refugee camp on the Chad/Sudan border.

A former NBA player who knows sports activism says he's lost respect for Dennis Rodman

There's a way to do basketball diplomacy right, says former NBA player Ira Newble, who spoke up on the conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan in 2007. And he says that's not what Dennis Rodman is doing in North Korea.

A former NBA player who knows sports activism says he's lost respect for Dennis Rodman

Author calls for three-prong approach, including legal action, in response to Syria

Syria's use of chemical weapons contravenes many international laws, meaning its leaders could be subject to international criminal prosecution. But for that to work, one author says, it must be done in coordination with other measures, including diplomacy and military strikes.

Author calls for three-prong approach, including legal action, in response to Syria

The One World Fútbol: A Durable Ball that Can Last for Decades

The One World Fútbol: A Durable Ball that Can Last for Decades

With United Nations General Assembly in town, New York tied in knots

When diplomats and leaders from 193 countries converge on New York City and the United Nations, things get a bit humbled. Of course, the traffic is bad. But people get tangled up over what the United Nations should be doing. The situation in the Middle East, including the American video Innocence of Muslims, was top of mind.

With United Nations General Assembly in town, New York tied in knots

Inventor works to save lives in the developing world

The Lemelson MIT Prize recognizes inventors whose designs improve lives. This year's winner, Ashok Gadgil, helped bring light to 100 million people in the developing world, designed fuel-efficient cook stoves and created a simple way to purify water.

Inventor works to save lives in the developing world

Will Tunisia's revolution spread to Sudan?

Opposition groups in Sudan are taking inspiration from Tunisia's revolution and talking openly about overthrowing President Omar al Bashir.

Will Tunisia's revolution spread to Sudan?

New AIDS policy for South African military

The South African military is now allowing HIV-positive soldiers to serve in foreign deployments and be promoted.

New AIDS policy for South African military

War and peace: President Obama's Nobel speech

In his speech in Oslo, President Obama defended the US role in Afghanistan, arguing the use of force could bring lasting peace.

War and peace: President Obama's Nobel speech

Shortage of Relief in Darfur

United Nations humanitarian chief John Holmes speaks about the conditions in Darfur since the expulsion in March of more than a dozen international aid groups by the Sudanese government.

Shortage of Relief in Darfur

Rape as a weapon of war

"The World's" award-winning series examines the brutality of sexual violence in Congo and the medical, humanitarian, legal, and political response to it.

Rape as a weapon of war