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March 29 2017


The rise and fracture of the European Union

We examine the history of the European Union and ask if it can withstand the challenges posed by populism.

Turkey's Halkbank has executive detained in US

State lender Halkbank says one of its senior executives has been detained and that the Turkish government is aware.

Europe Edition: ‘Brexit,’ Mosul, Samsung: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

China Poised to Take Lead on Climate After Trump’s Move to Undo Policies

For years, the United States pushed China to commit to limiting its use of fossil fuels. The countries now look likely to switch roles.

Remembering The Gambia's notorious Mile 2 Prison

Political prisoners of the former president, Yahya Jammeh, share stories of torture and life behind bars.

Rewind: Daughters of the Brothel

Raised in a brothel, Naseema founded an NGO to fight for the rights of sex workers in a village in northeast India.

Passport to Freedom

The stories of Syrians, Iraqis and Egyptians emigrating and seeking dual nationality following the 2011 Arab Spring.

Sickle cell: A silent killer in Chhattisgarh state

The hereditary disease kills at least 10,000 children a year in this Indian state.
British PM May to fire starting gun on Brexit
Syria deal to evacuate Shi'ites and Sunnis from towns: source, Observatory
Silk roads and chilled beef: how China is trying to fill a Trump vacuum in Australia
French ex-PM Valls says will vote for Macron in election

What is it like living in Libya these days?

Maimuna Aghliw tells of normal day in the Libyan city of Misrata, peppered with hints of a war nearby.

Theresa May set to trigger Brexit Article 50

British prime minister photographed signing letter that will be delivered to European Union triggering Britain's exit.

Yemen conflict: Who controls what

More than two years after storming the capital, Sanaa, Houthi rebels have consolidated control over parts of Yemen.

Arab Summit: 'Arabs lost confidence in their leaders'

The summit will do little to end the conflicts in the region, analysts say.

China confirms arrest of Taiwan activist Lee Ming-che

Beijing says the activist is being investigated on suspicion of 'pursuing activity harmful to national security'.

Simone Gbagbo cleared of war crimes charges

Simone Gbagbo had been charged with orchestrating attacks on supporters of her husband's opponent after 2010 election.

Asia and Australia Edition: Queensland, Mosul, Samsung: Your Morning Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Wife of French Candidate François Fillon Faces Formal Inquiry

Penelope Fillon is accused of drawing a salary for a fake parliamentary job, part of a case that has dragged down the presidential campaign of her husband.
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