The World

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Views of the world by global documentarians, who tackle subjects as diverse as peanut farming, sports in China, the Cold War, the plight of Asian refugees and the American news media.

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Chinese girl hit by truck, ignored by passers-by
00:43 — WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO. In this disturbing video clip from Southern China, a truck on a narrow road in hits a two year old girl, stops briefly, then c (more…)
Qaddafi: Protesters given "hallucination pills"
01:04 — During a speech on state TV, Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi made the claim that protesters in Libya were given "hallucination pills" by infiltrating gr (more…)
Malala, the Pakistani youth shot in head, says Taliban failed
17:01 — Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for promoting girls' education last year, is celebrating her 16th birthday by s (more…)
Video shows London terror attack
00:38 — Newly released security video shows London police rushing to the scene of the terror attack at Borough Market and opening fire on the three attackers.
Watch the Geminid meteor shower
00:33 — The Geminid meteor shower reached its annual peak Sunday morning, Dec. 14. See the view from Germany's North Sea coast.
Special Report: President Obama announces Iran nuclear deal
18:38 — President Obama spoke from the White House Tuesday morning, beginning his campaign to sell the nuclear deal with Iran to the American people. Six worl (more…)
Special Report: Pope Francis addresses Congress
1:14:18 — In a historic first, Pope Francis addressed a joint session of Congress at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. He called on lawmakers to act on a range of i (more…)
Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Philadelphia
19:28 — Pope Francis said women make an "immense contribution" to the Catholic Church as he celebrated Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul i (more…)
Pope Francis arrives for Mass at Philadelphia cathedral
07:38 — Pope Francis arrived at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul to celebrate Mass shortly after his arrival in Philadelphia, the last city on hi (more…)
2015 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Tunisian democracy group
06:19 — The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced the Tunisian Dialogue Quartet as the winner of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Friday morning. The group won for it (more…)
Oscar Pistorius conviction upgraded to murder
00:57 — A South African appeals court ruled to convict former Olympian Oscar Pistorius of murder in the 2013 killing of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Pisto (more…)
Pro surfer fights off attacking shark
07:07 — Mick Fanning is uninjured after a camera caught him being attacked by a shark during competition at the J-Bay Open at Jeffreys Bay, Eastern Cape, Sout (more…)
Pope Francis' Philadelphia itinerary highlights
00:30 — Pope Francis concludes his United States tour in Philadelphia, and the highlight of his trip will be a mass at the World Meeting of Families.
Israeli forces kill Palestinian in undercover raid
01:18 — Israeli forces disguised as locals killed a Palestinian man on Thursday during a raid at a West Bank hospital, a Palestinian hospital official said. T (more…)
Portland-bound combat missiles found on plane in Serbia
01:38 — Authorities in Serbia uncovered two missiles in a shipping container that was bound for Portland. The missiles came from Lebanon, whose government cla (more…)
Seeing the Syria crisis through art
03:16 — "What art can do ... is to bring some beauty to an incredibly tragic situation.” Syrian artists show the crisis like you’ve never seen it before. "@H (more…)
Egypt, Greece begin search for missing plane
01:47 — EgyptAir flight 804 from Paris to Cairo vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday, just after crossing into Egyptian airspace. The (more…)
Special Report: U.S. raises flag over embassy in Cuba
05:55 — After 54 years, the U.S. embassy in Havana officially reopened Friday. A flag-raising ceremony marked the historic occasion, and Secretary of State Jo (more…)
What happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?
01:15 — ?A year after the Boeing 777 was shot down, killing all 298 people aboard, we look back at a tragedy that raised tensions between the US, Russia and o (more…)
Pope Francis arrives at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
04:43 — Pope Francis arrived at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, where he will be staying during the Philadelphia part of his U.S. (more…)
Tech companies respond to Syrian refugee relief effort
01:41 — As hundreds of thousands of Syrian families continue to seek refuge, President Obama went online, and asked Americans to help on the crowd funding sit (more…)
Musicians use music to combat extremism in France
02:14 — Members of the band "Presteej," Yaya Solale and Mickael Dedji, make it their mission counter extremist rhetoric through their music. The musicians spr (more…)
Train crash in Germany leaves at least 9 dead
00:51 — Two passenger trains collided in southern Germany Tuesday, killing at least 9 and injuring more than 150 people. The accident happened along a river, (more…)
Special Report: Brussels attacks suspect reportedly arrested
02:08 — Belgian media outlets reported that Najim Laachraoui, a suspect in the Brussels terror attacks, was arrested Wednesday morning in the city of Anderlec (more…)
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