“World” in the news

Example collocations

around the world
throughout the world
world champion
world premiere
world record

Publications and example sentences

The Guardian
· Coronavirus crisis could cause $25tn fossil fuel industry collapse  
The coronavirus outbreak could trigger a $25tn (£20tn) collapse in the fossil fuel industry by accelerating a terminal decline for the world’s most polluting companies.
The Guardian
· UK chairs vaccine summit against backdrop of US-China battle  
Boris Johnson will urge world leaders at a virtual summit to raise $7.4bn (£5.9bn) to distribute vaccines to combat infectious diseases in some of the poorest countries of the world over the next five years.
Seeking Alpha
· Guidewire Software, Inc. (GWRE) CEO Mike Rosenbaum on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
We're building the most comprehensive cloud-based platform and ecosystem in the world and I'm confident that Guidewire in the insurance industry we serve will weather the storm.
The Guardian
· Coronavirus latest: at a glance  
The World Health Organization said it has received reports of 100,000 new cases every day for the past five days, as the outbreak gathers pace in various regions around the world.
CNN International
· Protesters in London mourn George Floyd and blast US President Donald Trump  
Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
Seeking Alpha
· Uber CEO says rides business improving but still down 70% Y/Y  
Trip requests are now down ~70% from a year ago, a slight improvement from April's 80% plunge, but ridership in Hong Kong - one of the world's most successful cities at containing the coronavirus outbreak - has recovered more than 80% from its lows, the CEO said.
The Independent
· Hydroxychloroquine: Anti-malaria drug called 'miracle' by Trump does not prevent Covid-19, study says  
Following the news, the World Health Organisation (WHO) suspended its drug trials, which are now expected to resume shortly.
The New York Times
· For Hong Kong, Tiananmen Looms Over the Future  
With the protests applying intense pressure to the country’s leadership, and with the eyes of the world watching with mostly hopeful anticipation, the demonstrators’ calls for democracy appeared poised to be realized.
· The president is a danger to the US military  
Every day at Vox, we aim to answer your most important questions and provide you, and our audience around the world, with information that has the power to save lives.
The New York Times
· TPG in Talks to Acquire Goal, the Soccer Website, for $125 Million  
LONDON — DAZN Group, the sports media company owned by the billionaire Len Blavatnik, is in talks to sell Goal.com, the world’s largest online soccer news website, to the investment giant TPG for as much as $125 million, according to executives with knowledge of the discussions.