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February 28, 2020

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A Jewish president? Sanders, Bloomberg vie to bust US barrier

A Jewish president? Sanders, Bloomberg vie to bust US barrier

White House hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg could hardly be more different in their politics, but in one striking way they share a similarity marking a milestone in US presidential campaigning: both men are Jewish.Should Senator Sanders, the prog

Slovakia votes in election haunted by journalist's murder

Slovakia votes in election haunted by journalist's murder

Slovakia's populist coalition faces a fight for survival in a general election on Saturday, overshadowed by the 2018 gangland-style murder of a journalist that has upended politics in the eurozone country plagued by graft.Allegedly contracted by a businessman

The new wave of feminism sweeping Latin America

The new wave of feminism sweeping Latin America

Women across Latin America are organizing a wave of protests to force gender politics into the public arena amid staggering rates of femicide and highly restrictive abortion laws.Thousands of Argentines who demonstrated last week in Buenos Aires for the decrim

Sequins, skin and politics as Rio carnival opens

Sequins, skin and politics as Rio carnival opens

Rio de Janeiro kicked off its annual carnival parades Sunday in a swirl of glitter, sequins and barely covered skin, an over-the-top spectacle that this year is packed with political commentary on Brazil's far-right government.Vying for the title of carnival

Trump claims Democrats will stop Sanders

Trump claims Democrats will stop Sanders

US President Donald Trump predicted Monday that the Democratic Party leadership would prevent frontrunner Bernie Sanders from becoming its candidate in November elections.Sanders' leftist politics alarm many moderate Democrats, who fear that if he heads the t