Washington DC

Rodney Dixon, lawyer for Al Jazeera, third from left, and Lina Abu Akleh, niece of journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, second left, answer questions during a press conference

Al Jazeera wants the ICC to do a ‘thorough and independent’ investigation into Shireen Abu Akleh’s killing

Conflict & Justice

The World’s host Marco Werman spoke with the network’s Washington, DC, bureau chief Abderrahim Foukara, about new evidence found and presented to the court.

A person walks through a parking lot at Meta headquarters in Menlo Park, California, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022.

Mass Bay Area tech layoffs thrust thousands of H-1B visa holders into frantic job hunt

Maryland Sen. Chris Van Hollen speaks during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

US senators demand full White House investigation into shooting of Palestinian American journalist

Nancy Rose, who contracted COVID-19 in 2021 and continues to exhibit long-haul symptoms including brain fog and memory difficulties, pauses while organizing her desk space, on Jan. 25, 2022, in Port Jefferson, New York.

Discussion: Long COVID, the search for answers

Coronavirus Conversations
Workers move a box of freshly caught squid in Pucusana, Peru, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.

A state-owned company from China is building a massive commercial port in Peru

Newly trained female officers from the Afghan National Army sit in front seats as a new batch of officers attend their graduation ceremony at National Army's training center in Kabul on Sept. 23, 2010. 

Two decades of war and daily life in Afghanistan


Photographers have been in Afghanistan every step of the way, documenting for the outside world the protracted conflict and occupation over the course of two decades.

Supporters of the Turkey Youth Union chant slogans during a protest against US President Joe Biden's statement, outside the US consulate in Istanbul, April 26, 2021.

Turkey’s Erdoğan calls Biden’s acknowledgment of the Armenian genocide ‘unfounded, unjust, unrealistic’

Human rights

Armenia and human rights advocates around the globe applauded Biden’s move, while Turkey responded with furor.

Group of US generals in army fatigues walk through the street in Afghanistan.

Biden seems ready to extend US troop presence in Afghanistan


President Biden’s indecision on withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan by a May 1 deadline is seen as a nod to extending US presence in the country.

American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington, Jan. 20, 2021.

‘Even as we grieved, we grew’: Poet Amanda Gorman gives powerful performance at inauguration

Biden administration

Amanda Gorman, 22, makes history as the youngest inaugural poet to perform on Inauguration Day. Gorman captivated audiences with her poem, “The Hill We Climb.”

Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts as Jill Biden holds the Bible during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington, Jan. 20, 2021.

5 major challenges facing Biden on Day One   

Biden administration

Here’s a roundup of coverage on The World that will get you caught up on the fraught transition of power from Donald Trump to Joe Biden.