World Affairs

Women of Sudan’s diaspora channel ancient mothers to keep the fires of revolution burning

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Sudan’s interim military council attempts to sequester communication of protesters calling for the end of military rule. Across the globe, the country’s diasporans keep the world watching Sudanese fight for change.

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Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro stays in power after failed coup attempt by Trump Administration-backed Juan Guaidó

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Buenos Aires, Federal Capital, Argentina. 30th Apr, 2019. Argentine protester who supports NicolA¡s Maduro's government mocks Venezuelan migrants who work in the bicycle delivery system and who concentrated in the Venezuelan embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina to express their support for Venezuelan political leaders Juan GuaidA and Lepoldo Lopez. Credit: Roberto Almeida Aveledo/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News

The Trump Administration remains largely silent about the failed coup in Venezuela last week. After days of bloody battles and tense negotiations, the current president, Nicolás Maduro, remains in office.

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Political tensions increase as Venezuela scrambles to restore power in nationwide blackouts

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Caracas, Venezuela - January 23rd 2019: People rally in support of Venezuelan National Assembly President Juan Guaido.

Massive power outages leave the country at a standstill while two of the most powerful political parties battle.

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Diplomatic relations sour after US, Canada announce support of self-appointed, interim Venezuelan president

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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro kicks out US diplomats in light of US Administration’s suggestive language to have him ousted.

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Land dispute violence in Nigeria comparable to Boko Haram insurgency

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A decades-long feud over land by Islamic herders and Christian farmers in Nigeria has turned increasingly violent.

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Israeli government passes neo-Apartheid law granting Jewish-only rights

MERON, ISRAEL - AUG 1, 2017: Unidentified orthodox Jewish youth stand leaning on a wall and looking at the view in Meron, Israel

Retractors of new law says that Israeli Administration’s declaration of a “nation-state of the Jewish people” is racist and discriminatory.

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Cuba’s historic elections are a ploy to maintain control in changing political landscape | Think Piece

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For the first time in Cuba’s 116 year history, two Black women hold positions in the executive branch of government.

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CBC briefing on the DRC crisis ignites tension

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Forum gets heated in talking about deteriorating conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Gaza Strip protests end in blood and chaos

A number of deaths result in commemoration protests to demonstrate the 1948 expulsion of Palestinians from their homelands to set up the state of Israel. At the same time, the U.S. Administration holds a party celebrating the relocation of its embassy to Jerusalem. The move further complicates a disputed territory.

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Ireland set to vote on historic abortion referendum

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In one of the most conservative European countries on reproductive rights, Ireland will vote on a woman’s right to choose.

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