World News – May 3, 2023

World news is a jargon term used in the news media for any piece of global coverage. Typically, this refers to foreign news that is sent by a correspondent, or more recently, gathered through distance communication technologies such as telephone and satellite TV.

May 3, 2023

Fighting has displaced 334,000 people in Sudan, and tens of thousands have crossed the border into neighboring countries seeking refuge. NPR’s Leila Fadel interviews a woman who escaped from Port Sudan with her son.

The leader of a Russian mercenary group says his unit is pulling out of Bakhmut because Russia did not provide the ammunition and support they needed to survive weeks of fighting. Plus, a grand jury could review the chokehold death of a homeless man on New York City’s subway system and millions of Afghans need international help to stave off hunger, disease and malnutrition.

The World Press Photo Exhibition 2023, showcasing the winners of this year’s contest, opens at De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Saturday 22 April and then begins its worldwide tour. The exhibition highlights the diverse stories of our world told through the medium of photography. Learn more about this year’s selections and the contest process. The exhibition is free and open to the public. Visit the website for more information.