Full story - May 22, 2019
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On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.
Full story - May 20, 2019
Nadia Murad gestures with her hands against a blue sky.
As the US withdraws troops from Syria, displaced Yazidi women fear increased insecurity in the region could postpone rehabilitation and a return to their homeland in Iraq.
Full story - May 08, 2019
A woman stands with her back to the camera wearing a plaid green and yellow scarf.
The state of Assam declared Fatima Begum a "foreigner," but she was born there and has numerous official certificates and identification documents to prove it.
Full story - April 29, 2019
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A Cold War-Era “no comment” policy resurfaces in the trial of Catholic activists.
Full story - April 26, 2019
Somali man wears blue shirt and brown wrap with cream cap and holds a cane.
Farhan Warfaa was just 17 when he was detained and tortured by a former Somali army chief. Decades later, he finally gets his day in court — in the United States, just as the Supreme Court begins to close the door on cases like these.
Full story - April 23, 2019
Young men wearing black stand on steps and raise fists in air.
Armed civilians loyal to embattled President Nicolás Maduro are more trusted than the military to restore order and quell dissent in Venezuela.
Full story - April 23, 2019
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After 39 days of waiting, families displaced by extreme violence in Guerrero State finally got an answer from AMLO: go back home.
Full story - April 22, 2019
Protesters carry black sign with white writing in support of slain Armenian journalist.
It's still too early to expect movement on the genocide recognition issue in Turkey, but "Armenianness" is no longer a black mark.
Full story - April 19, 2019
Industrial workers standing near burning coke fuel.
As Ukraine heads to the polls this weekend, the most likely candidate is comedian Volodmyr Zelenskiy, who is from Kryvyi Rih, a struggling mining town in Eastern Ukraine.
Full story - April 19, 2019
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Boko Haram, al-Shabaab and other extremist groups get their hands on weapons from armies sent to fight them. A new report tries to measure the scope of the problem.