The World

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  • Hosted by Marco Werman

Each weekday, host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories in an hour of radio that reminds us just how small our planet really is. The World is heard on over 300 stations across North America.

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In the run-up to the general election on Nov. 3, our series examines how US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden diverge on key issues by identifying important stories that highlight what the candidates would do differently on the global stage:

The administration of President Donald Trump has gone in a unique direction on foreign policy in the Middle East, undoing some of his predecessor Barack Obama’s accomplishments yet continuing with a number of anti-interventionist tendencies that were already in motion. 

Charged with helping the global economy recover from the impact of COVID-19, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was built to stabilize global markets at a moment just like this. During the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, the IMF has taken unprecedented action by loaning about $100 billion of its $1 trillion fund for countries in need. 

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This week, Kolkata braces for its biggest annual festival celebrating Durga, the Hindu goddess of war and strength, even as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the state of West Bengal. Over 4,000 new COVID-19 cases were recently logged in one day — an all-time high —  pushing the state's total case count to almost 330,000

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Russian hackers: GRU's Sandworm unit members indicted by US

Oct 20, 2020

The US Justice Department has charged six Russian intelligence officers in connection with major worldwide cyberattacks, including hacking elections in France, the Winter Olympics and Ukraine's power grid. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers made the announcement about the indictments on Monday.

Demers said the men charged stand accused of conducting "the most disruptive and destructive series of computer attacks ever attributed to a single group."

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