Obama weighs in on French election, a peace deal with the 'butcher of Kabul,' visiting Lebanon, USA.
May 04, 2017
Former President Barack Obama endorses one of the candidates in Sunday's French election. Also, how US limits on refugees affect Christians persecuted in Myanmar. Plus, we check in with the Lebanese man who rented an RV and tried to visit every town named Lebanon in the US.
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A Tibetan student won't be allowed to carry her country's flag in a graduation ceremony's parade of flags. UMass Amherst says it's policy. Kalsang Nangpa says it's discrimination.
A project underway in Washington, DC, is helping to protect habitats for struggling songbirds coming up from the Caribbean and Latin America. And children whose families come from the same regions as the birds are helping out.
President Barack Obama is a superstar in France. French voters even wish he were the one running.
It's the occupation, stupid. Palestinian cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh says the Arab-Israeli struggle is not about a particular conflict. It's about the daily humiliations of occupation.
For Lebanese photographer Fadi BouKaram, visiting all 47 towns and cities in the US named Lebanon is proving to be a challenging, but rewarding task.
The Kremlin was taken aback by anti-government protests that sprung up across the country in March. But so were the usual Russian dissidents. It wasn't just where they protested, but who came out.
Afghan warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar returned to Kabul Thursday after ending 15 years of rebellion against the Afghan government. He happens to bear an uncanny resemblance to Star Wars character Count Dooku, the Sith Lord.
Threats to cut US spending on development abroad would impact women and girls. Across Women's Lives has analyzed the numbers.
BuzzFeed writer Scaachi Koul discusses how white privilege affects her family and how racism is institutionalized in Canada.