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Ethiopia's Abiy faces outcry over crackdown on rebels

Ethiopia's Abiy faces outcry over crackdown on rebels

Desta Garuma, a 27-year-old rickshaw driver, never showed much interest in politics, so his family has no idea how soldiers concluded he was involved in a rebel movement active in Ethiopia's Oromia region.But one day in January, five truckloads of soldiers fo

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