World Today

February 20, 2024

The Brazil-Israel diplomatic row

Tensions are running high between Brazil and Israel after Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva compared Israel’s actions in Gaza to Hitler’s actions during the Holocaust. Paulo Cabral reports from Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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February 20, 2024

More extreme weather expected in California

37 million California residents have been put on a flood watch amid back-to-back storms that could trigger more mudflows and landslides in many parts of the state. It comes after two previous atmospheric river storms already left widespread damage to homes, vehicles and infrastructure. Ediz […]

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February 20, 2024

The impact of Chinese retailer Temu on e-commerce in Mexico

As shoppers increasingly turn away from brick-and-mortar stores relying on e-commerce to meet their consumer needs, more online options are becoming available. In parts of the Americas, those options now include a major player from Asia. Alasdair Baverstock reports on the impact of Chinese retailer […]

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February 18, 2024

What to know about the 2024 NBA All-Star Game

  The NBA All-Star Game is a festival for basketball fans worldwide. The best basketball players in the world are gathered in Indianapolis this weekend for the game. One of the key players taking part is Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics.   In an […]

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February 17, 2024

Rape-related pregnancies and U.S. abortion ban

  A U.S. study released last month estimates that 64,000 women and girls became pregnant from rape in states that have implemented abortion bans. The research has reignited the debate about a women’s right to choose. But anti-abortion groups in one of the most restrictive states say the data […]

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February 17, 2024

Two Colombian cities compete to host COP16

  This fall, Colombia will host the next United Nations Biodiversity Conference, also known as COP16.   The high-level ministerial meeting is meant to guide global action to halt and reverse the loss of nature by protecting the planet and restoring lost ecosystems. But the host […]

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February 16, 2024

Kansas City grieves after Super Bowl parade mass shooting

Pop star Taylor Swift has donated one hundred thousand dollars to a ‘Go Fund Me’ account for the family of the woman killed in the shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl celebration parade.  Lisa Lopez-Galvan was a 43-year-old radio DJ, and Swift’s boyfriend […]

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February 16, 2024

Rio de Janeiro prepares to host G20 Foreign Ministers meeting

Next week, the G20 Foreign Ministers meeting will take place at Marina da Gloria in Rio de Janeiro. This is the first major meeting of the G20 under Brazil’s presidency.  The year-long agenda will focus on President Lula da Silva’s key priorities: hunger, sustainable development, […]

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February 16, 2024

Lunar New Year at the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’

Chinese New Year celebrations continue throughout the month of February in many theme parks across the United States. Among the most popular celebrations is the Mulan New Year’s parade in Disneyland Adventure Park in Southern California.  CGTN’s Ediz Tiyansan visited the festivities in Anaheim.

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February 16, 2024

Cuba’s fuel shortage

For the past three years, Cubans have endured an economic crisis that includes a lack of electricity and fuel shortages. It’s been particularly tough in the last few of months with frequent power outages that have had an economic impact on much of the population. […]

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February 13, 2024

Mexico City’s world-famous Art Week

Mexico City’s world-famous Art Week ended on a high-note over the weekend, with attendance up from last year, and a grand prize of 100 thousand dollars awarded to the winner of one of the world’s most prestigious art fairs. Franc Contreras was there rubbing elbows […]

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February 13, 2024

Electric Vehicle Gallore at the Chicago Auto Show

More now on the Chicago Auto Show, the largest auto show in North America. Thousands are expected to visit the show over the next week in order to get a closer look at the latest cars on the market. Dan Williams reports from Chicago.

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February 13, 2024

Did Trump go too far with his comments on NATO ?

NATO allies reiterated their commitment to collective security on Monday after Donald Trump suggested he’d abandon members who are delinquent in paying their membership dues. Alliance members agreed to pay a minimum amount after being rocked by Trump questioning U.S. participation when he was president […]

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February 11, 2024

Rising tensions over Red Sea conflict

  It has been a month since the U.S., UK and others launched strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen in response to Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea. And the conflict threatens to grow wider as both sides show no signs of backing […]

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February 11, 2024

Why is the Super Bowl so hyped?

  The countdown is on for the Super Bowl, the year’s most popular sporting event in the U.S. by far. The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs will clash on Sunday to determine this season’s American football champion. The Super Bowl is big […]

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February 10, 2024

Cuba celebrates Lunar New Year

  In Cuba, Havana’s Chinatown serves as the center of Lunar New Year celebrations. Its lively community of Cubans, Chinese citizens and Cubans of Chinese descent come together to mark the special occasion and express their hopes for the coming year. 

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February 10, 2024

Global tourism sees strong recovery

  Tourism is staging a strong recovery. A new report from the United Nations shows international travel rebounded to 88 percent of pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2023. That momentum is expected to continue this year.

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February 10, 2024

What to expect from the Super Bowl Sunday

  Super Bowl Sunday will see America’s football championship play out, with the Kansas City Chiefs taking on the San Francisco 49ers in Las Vegas. And it’s not just the action on the field capturing people’s attention. See what else to expect from the event.

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February 8, 2024

Cruise robotaxi under scrutiny

  San Francisco is one of the world’s leaders when it comes to testing autonomous driving. Last year, it became the first major U.S. city to approve two self-driving robotaxi services. But one of those companies, Cruise, owned by General Motors, is now under scrutiny from […]

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