Dedicated BTS fans buy tickets to join virtual K-pop concert
The World June 14, 2021
Even fans in the US tuned in at 5:30 a.m. to watch the live BTS concert online. Culture critic Maria Sherman, author of "Larger Than Life: A History of Boy Bands from NKOTB to BTS," joins us to talk about BTS fandom.
Copa America soccer championship in Brazil draws protest while coronavirus cases rise
The World June 14, 2021
South America’s most important soccer tournament is underway, but it has been rattled by controversy and protest.
Sweden’s gun violence rates have soared. But this Swedish city is bucking that trend.
The World June 10, 2021
​​​​​​​Sweden’s third-largest city, Malmö, implemented a strategy that has been successful in combating gangs. In turn, gun violence there has gone down. 
Sexual violence
This teen's TikTok video takes on Malaysia's toxic culture of misogyny
The World June 10, 2021
Ain Husniza's video exposing rape culture at her school was viewed at least 1.9 million times, sparking a national conversation on sexual harassment and misogyny.
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Contentious Keystone XL pipeline project canceled
The World June 10, 2021
Canadian company TC Energy withdraws from Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project after President Biden canceled its permit earlier this year. And, the number of undocumented migrants reaching the US-Mexico border hits its highest level in more than 20 years. Also, Moscow court labels organization of President Putin’s political foe, Alexei Navalny, as an “extremist” group.
China’s ultramarathoners sound alarm on lack of safety precautions at races 
The World June 09, 2021
Ultramarathoning is a dangerous sport, and runners accept a certain amount of risk when they compete. But some runners in China say they have seen the sport’s organizers cut corners at the risk of safety, which puts athletes in harm’s way.
After killing of Muslim family in Canada, this advocate calls for a collective plan to fight Islamophobia
The World June 09, 2021
Yusuf Faqiri, director for public affairs at the National Council of Canadian Muslims, spoke with The World's Marco Werman about rising incidents of Islamophobia in Canada.
Arts, Culture & Media
Moscow multimedia exhibition focuses on anti-Kremlin protest culture
The World June 09, 2021
"Time Difference," a new multimedia art exhibition by Katya Muromtseva, 31, urges viewers to listen to the voices of those who are critical of the Kremlin.
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Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting
The World June 08, 2021
Global operation by Australia and the American FBI leads to the arrest of more than 800 suspected criminals. And the Nigerian government bans Twitter after the platform deleted a tweet from President Muhammadu Buhari. Also, a man in a pickup truck rams into a Muslim immigrant family in Canada on the street, killing four people.
Human rights
Gruesome boarding school discovery forces Canada to reckon with its cultural genocide history
The World June 07, 2021
After the remains of 215 children were discovered, advocates are calling for a mass investigation into other missing children from Canada’s residential schools.
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