World Today

June 29, 2024

New pandas arrive in San Diego

  The United States is welcoming two new residents. Two pandas have just arrived from China. It’s all part of a decade-long conservation partnership between China and the United States.

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June 29, 2024

Rio de Janeiro is embracing the Olympic spirit

  With less than a month to go until the Paris games, the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, which hosted the 2016 Games, is getting into the Olympic spirit. Since the beginning of June, Rio’s City Hall has been organizing workshops with Olympic and […]

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June 29, 2024

Meet Brazilian racewalker Caio Bonfim

  Sporting excellence often runs in families, and Caio Bonfim, a Brazilian racewalker, is an example of that. He was trained by his mother, also an international racewalker. His father is a leading coach, The sport, which began as a challenge in England over who […]

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June 23, 2024

Rescue efforts continue in wake of New Mexico wildfires

  Twin wildfires raging in the southwestern U.S. state of New Mexico are destroying swathes of pristine forest land and private property. The fires have forced up to 8,000 people to flee their homes. CGTN’s Franc Contreras reports from Ruidoso as rescue efforts continue.

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June 20, 2024

A museum exhibition in Brazil marks World Refugee Day

  Designated by the United Nations, World Refugee Day is observed annually on June 20th. The day draws attention to the plight of those who have been forced to flee their homes and, often, their countries as a result of conflict, violence, or persecution. In […]

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June 20, 2024

‘Power Nap Contest’ in South Korea

  It’s estimated that one out of every three Americans don’t get enough sleep, and globally, it’s close to half the population. About a hundred people took part in a ‘Power Nap Contest’ in South Korea. The organizer says she hopes the event can help […]

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June 20, 2024

Extreme weather fuels food shortage and price hikes in Mexico

  In an era of global climate change, extreme weather has wide-ranging impacts, one of the most pressing being on agriculture. Amid unpredictable rains and temperatures, the world’s crops are suffering. Mexico is among countries facing this challenge right now, as CGTN’s Alasdair Baverstock reports.

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June 20, 2024

Wildfires hit New Mexico

  Massive wildfires continue to destroy homes and property in New Mexico, U.S. The fires, located near the mountain village of Ruidoso, have forced the evacuation of thousands of people.

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June 20, 2024

Should we be concerned about AI technology?

  The threat that the machines will one day take over, has been the subject of science fiction movies for decades. But filmmakers aren’t the only ones imagining ‘Terminators’ in our future. Some leading AI scientists are concerned that an AI Armageddon could one day […]

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