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Macedonia renamed: Countries' name-changes try to 'clean ...

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Czechia. eSwatini. And now, the Republic of North Macedonia: another update to the world’s list of countries. On Sunday, Macedonia and Greece signed an ...

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In Italy, how one cooperative is trying to counter the ...

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The organization Beyond the Dreams provides a glimpse into Italy’s challenges, which on one hand are distinctive and yet resonate far beyond its borders ...

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Poor, underrated canned tuna, lambasted as a cheap dish or simply a fast one. I never suspected that, in creative hands, it could be elevated to a pièce ...

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Free speech advocates sound alarm over EU copyright proposal

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A potential EU law would restrict links to news outlets and impose content filters on user uploads, raising age-old questions about how much control copyright holders should exert over their content.

Tuesday, Jun 19

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One answer to the bee crisis: Turn everyone into backyard ...

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In Switzerland, two scientists have found a way to engage the public in the effort to preserve bees – and pollination. They’ve designed kits that allow ...

Vote-buying in Turkey? Price is high, satisfaction not ...

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A $5.5 billion social benefits package that likely will stress Turkey's economy is being interpreted as a sign that President Erdoğan and his party could be in ...

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Cooperative communities keep Spanish seniors cared for ...

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Time was, when you grew old in Spain you lived with your children. And their children. Everybody looked after each other. But in Spain, as in so many other ...

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In Sierra Leone-UK mining case, a new attempt to measure ...

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Pursuing justice can be hardest when cases cross international boundaries – in contrast to an ever-more globalized economy. But something as simple as a ...

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Record 68.5 million people displaced in 2017, UN reports ...

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An average of more than 44,000 people per day were displaced from their home countries in 2017, setting a record high for the fifth year, according to the United Nations.

Supreme Court: gerrymandering arguments must prove harm to ...

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Democrats hoped a Wisconsin case would be the vehicle the US Supreme Court would use to strike down highly partisan gerrymandering of electoral maps. When ...

Young Nigerians choose to fight Boko Haram with books ...

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Northeastern Nigeria is a place of suddenly interrupted lives. Nearly 3 million people have been uprooted since the Islamist movement Boko Haram began its ...

Trump announces plans for a new military branch: 'Space ...

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President Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American ...

To encourage diversity in Hollywood, a proposed tax credit ...

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California's proposed budget includes a tax credit for movie productions made in state that would require reporting diversity statistics and have sexual harassment ...

In China, US films struggle against homegrown movies ...

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The opening of “Avengers: Infinity War” in China in May went about as well as Hollywood could have hoped. The Marvel and Disney blockbuster raked in ...

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China's reach fuels illegal protests in Vietnam ...

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Popular opinion has concluded that China will be the main beneficiary of pending economic policy in Vietnam, triggering two weeks of protests. Protestors fear the ...

China hopes to see progress on US-North Korea summit ...

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday at the start of a two-day visit at which he's expected to discuss his next steps ...

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'The Debatable Land' probes the history of a chink in the ...

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British historian Graham Robb explores the land that once supported the descendents of the first king of Scotland.

Islamist and feminist: A new generation stakes its claim

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Citing the Quran and demanding their rights, devout Muslim women are asserting their status as feminists. But they face opposition from some Islamist men and secular women. The concept of Islamic feminism, a push for gender equality rooted…

Monday, Jun 18

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Family separation: Evangelicals add their voices to ...

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As the logistical realities of the 'zero tolerance' border policy separating immigrant children from their parents have become more visible to the American ...

Poachers become protectors: How tigers bounced back in an ...

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Who knows how to fight poaching better than former poachers themselves? A program in Periyar Tiger Reserve has reduced poaching by not only policing the park, but ...

On election issues, US Supreme Court sticks to the ...

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Rest easy. It’s OK to wear your “Don’t Tread On Me” tea party T-shirt into the election booth. At least, it’s OK in Minnesota. The Supreme Court ruled that ...

Literacy push: L.A. libraries allow young people to read ...

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The punishment was well intentioned. Los Angeles public libraries wanted to cut down on lost books. But the real solution didn't come until they considered ...

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The high court’s hint on partisan gerrymandering ...

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In a unanimous ruling on Monday, the Supreme Court hinted at how it may someday decide on partisan gerrymandering, or the drawing of electoral districts by ...

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Amid growing tensions with Russia, a push for meaningful ...

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US-Russian relations have only sunk deeper since September, the last time the “citizen diplomats” of the Dartmouth Conference met: more sanctions, more diplomatic ...

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Should slavery ties mean renaming of iconic Boston ...

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It's called the Cradle of Liberty because it's where the American Revolution was energized, and it remains one of the most famous buildings in Boston. Now, Faneuil ...

GOP leaders split over 'compromise' immigration bill ...

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The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling ...

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US and South Korea will likely suspend major military ...

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South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of "large-scale" military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if ...

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Colombia's president-elect appeals for unity after runoff ...

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President-elect Ivan Duque appealed for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook Colombia's political establishment and laid ...

Amid legal attack on key health-law provision, uncertainty and uproar

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The newest rift within GOP ranks is surprising. President Trump himself has in the past supported protecting insurance for people with preexisting conditions, and so have many congressional Republicans. Yet now his administration has sided…

Indiana schools take lead on safety after gun violence ...

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After several school shootings across the US, Indiana communities and school officials say the issue of school safety is so important that they plan on taking matters ...