Bruna Alexandre is a table tennis player from Brazil. She will compete in the Olympics and, one month later, the Paralympics.
Changing weather patterns mean that dangerous mosquitos native to Asia are now flourishing in Africa. Anopheles stephensi have recently been detected in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, ...
The women’s Olympic soccer competiton starts tomorrow, but the drama has already begun in France. Canada’s national women’s soccer team is facing sanctions after staff members reportedly flew a drone ...
Japan has the oldest population in the world, and the small village of Nanmoku, in the mountains northwest of Tokyo, has the oldest population on the planet. The World’s Carolyn Beeler visits Nanmoku ...
Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister, on Wednesday becomes the world leader with a record number of appearances in the US Congress. He’ll be giving his fourth speech to a joint ...
An independent inquiry in New Zealand issued a report that found 200,000 people were abused in care over the past seven decades. Children, women and members of the Maori community were found to have ...
Though the Olympics are a global event, host France wants the games’ organizers to stick to the French language. They say it’s because English has encroached too much already. Case in point: The Paris ...
Throughout Mexico, agave plants are used to make distillates like tequila, mezcal and bacanora, a similar liquor made in the state of Sonora. But much of the plant goes to waste when agave leaves are ...
South Africa calls itself a non-aligned nation. Yet in recent years, it’s edged so close to both Russia and China, and it’s risked losing its duty-free access to US markets via the African Growth and ...
Wild sharks off the coast of Brazil have tested positive for cocaine, according to new study by Brazilian scientists, in the latest research to demonstrate how illegal drug consumption by humans is ...
Around 3.5% of Malawi’s nearly 21 million people who identify as LGBTQ face discrimination when seeking health care, even ...
Protests against a job quota system in Bangladesh have turned violent. The World’s host Carolyn Beeler speaks with Samina ...