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In the wake of the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, Haitian writer Yanick Lahens revisits the history of the island, addressing its fractures, but also seeing a reason for cautious optimism.
It was a sunny, Scandinavian afternoon when Even Nord Rydningen spotted something in the still waters beneath Oslo's Gullhaug bridge. "It looked like a trout, but it also looked a bit like a ...
From global politics to the pandemic, problems abound for the Tokyo Games. Next year, when Beijing hosts the Winter Olympics, things could get messier still.
As many parts of the continent face a brutal third wave, the urgency to vaccinate is growing. But the obstacles are many, including a stubborn strain of vaccine hesitancy.
A source of major concern for investors and the economic and political elite, Peru's freshly-inaugurated leftist president is now trying to make nice. What happens next, though, is anybody's guess.
Op-Ed INDIA — I don't watch many Netflix programs, but a series recommended by my cousin has struck me like a bolt of lightning. Called How to Become a Tyrant, it presents what it calls "a ...
Hong Kong's national security police recently arrested five people over the publication of children's books featuring sheep, which it says represent Hong Kongers, attacking wolves, allegedly standing for mainlanders.
North Africa correspondent Frédéric Bobin analyzes Tunisian President Kais Saied's recent decision to suspend parliament and sack Prime Minister Mechichi and what it means for the legacy of the Arab Spring — for Tunisia and for the region.
Paris Calling Bad American Art — How Trump Looks In France
Some feminists celebrate women who sell sex, claiming they are the pinnacle of self-determined empowerment. If that were true, millions of men would be queueing up to go in the game. Those who defend sex work are missing the point.
In case you missed it, the World Heritage Centre of UNESCO recently revealed its draft decision to list the Great Barrier Reef as "in danger" — a decision that appeared to shock the Australian ...
Mexico's socialist president is determined to restore a "strong" presidency he believes will put things right in Mexico. To many, he is starting to look like another tropical dictator of sort.
Germany and the U.S. have agreed on a compromise to complete the gas pipeline — or rather, the Americans have submitted to Angela Merkel, who in turn had a farewell gift for Russia.
From the viewpoint of an economist specializing in social protection issues, France's move toward vaccination mandates comes with major risks.
Not your (hippy) Grandma's dumpster diving...
Exactly a decade after Anders Breivik's calculated massacre of terror shocked the world, we still struggle to make sense of the evil that cut short 77 lives.
The number of infections is decreasing in many places, even as restrictions are eased. Vaccines matter, say scientists, but it's not the only factor.
BEIJING — "Ever since I was a kid, I've always wanted to join the party..." Yanru, a 22-year-old university student studying at a well-known university in northern China, just became a CCP ...
Good-faith disagreements are a normal part of society and building strong relationships. Yet it's difficult to engage in good-faith disagreements on the internet, and people reach less common ...