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Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire
Associated Press May 20, 2021 Updated 05/20/2021 - 4:30pm
Israel and Hamas agree to ceasefire in Gaza after more than a week of fighting.
Top of The World
Prospects of a ceasefire offer hope to ending violence between Israel and Hamas
The World May 20, 2021
Top of the World: Officials close to the negotiations between Israel and Hamas say a ceasefire could be announced in the next 24 hours as hostilities continue. And South Korean President Moon Jae-in is on a four-day visit to Washington, hoping to revive stalled talks with North Korea. Also, Russia assumes the chairmanship of the eight-nation Arctic Council bloc, as the US tries to oppose Moscow’s plans to set maritime rules.
Critical State
Rebels with a business cause: Part II
Inkstick Media May 18, 2021
Critical State, our foreign policy newsletter, takes a deep dive into how rebels gain access to raw resources to sell on the open market, and how those business considerations create their own security logics.
COVID-19
Pandemic report: ‘We are not short on recommendations. We are short on action.’
The World May 12, 2021
Dr. Joanne Liu, a member of the Independent Panel for Pandemic and Preparedness Response, discusses the new pandemic report and recommendations on preparedness.
Human rights
A Gaza mother struggles to protect her kids
The World May 12, 2021
A mother of three living in Gaza discussed with The World's host Marco Werman the trauma that her children face while living under airstrikes.
Conflict & Justice
Afghan amb to the US on the Taliban: ‘They are not interested in peace but power’
The World May 11, 2021
The Afghan ambassador to the US, Roya Rahmani, spoke to The World's host Marco Werman about the security situation in Afghanistan, and the government's handling of it.
Critical State
Rebels with a business cause: Part I
Inkstick Media May 11, 2021
Critical State, our foreign policy newsletter, takes a deep dive into new research on how rebels negotiate the international business world, with a focus on Democratic Republic of Congo.
Migration
Some migrants crossing the Mediterranean say they prefer death to being returned
The World May 10, 2021
At least five migrants have drowned off the coast of Libya, including a woman and child. The journey to a better life is often harrowing. Some migrants crossing the Mediterranean say they prefer death to being returned
Brexit
Is Brexit destabilizing Northern Ireland?
The World May 07, 2021
Last month's violence in Northern Ireland was blamed on anger over Brexit but, upon closer inspection, the issues run much deeper.
COVID-19
A patent waiver 'strikes the right balance' between commercial interests and public health, says South Africa WTO rep
The World May 06, 2021
Mustaqeem De Gama, South Africa's representative to the World Trade Organization, tells The World's Marco Werman about the global effort to relax intellectual property restrictions during the pandemic.
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