The World This Week

What's been happening around the world and why it matters


A new dawn for Sudan

New part-civilian authorities were sworn in. It's part of a planned move to fully democratic government. Also in this edition: the populist governing coalition in Italy collapses - for the moment, at least; concern mounts about wildfires in Brazil; the Hong Kong chief executive offers an olive branch to pro-democracy protesters; and why Greenland won't be joining the United States just yet. (Picture: Sudanese people celebrate after the signing of a power-sharing agreement between the military and the civilian opposition. Credit: EPA)


 2019-08-24  24m