The World: Latest Edition

Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is.

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French police conduct raids of suspected extremists after teacher's murder


French police on Monday conducted raids of Islamic associations and individuals suspected of extremist religious beliefs after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris. The teacher was fatally attacked in the street after having shown his class caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in a discussion on free speech.


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Health experts push back on natural herd immunity ‘fringe theory’


Health experts push back on natural herd immunity ‘fringe theory’


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France announces return to coronavirus lockdowns


France will impose a nightly curfew starting on Saturday on almost 20 million of the country's 67 million people, in an attempt to curb a resurgence of the coronavirus. 


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Coronavirus Conversations: Where do we stand with testing and a vaccine?


Health authorities in Europe and around the world are facing new surges of the coronavirus. As fall temperatures drop and more of us stay inside longer, where do we stand on testing, diagnostics and a vaccine amid a growing sense of pandemic fatigue?


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Taliban unleashes deadly offensive amid peace talks


Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes after the Taliban began an intense battle to take over the city of Lashkargah in southern Afghanistan in the midst of peace talks.


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New surges in global coronavirus cases worrisome to health officials


America’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci says the globe isn’t doing as well as he’d hoped in fighting the pandemic, and he worries about the politicization of public health. 


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Mexico City removes a prominent Columbus statue


Mexico City’s government removed a statue of Christopher Columbus from the city’s Paseo de la Reforma in the early hours of Saturday ahead of a planned annual protest.


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World Food Program awarded Nobel Peace Prize


The World Food program, the United Nations' food-assistance branch, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its work addressing hunger, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic, and for creating a foundation for peace in nations ravaged by war.


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A country’s actions can determine whether a coronavirus surge takes hold


Around the globe, communities are bracing for new surges in COVID-19, from Spain to Israel. But a country's actions can make all the difference in what happens next, and whether a surge takes hold.


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US charges British ISIS militants


In the first case of its kind, two ISIS militants, formally British citizens, have been charged in a US court for their involvement in the beheading of American and British journalists and aid workers in Syria.


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