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Iran is one of the only countries where women and girls must wear the traditional garment by law. These activists are breaking the rules in protest.
Jacinda Ardern, who assumed office last October, announced in January that she would be taking six weeks of maternity leave while her deputy stepped in to assume the duties of prime minister.
When voters cast ballots Monday, they hoped to usher in a new era after Robert Mugabe’s ouster. But mounting doubts about the election’s integrity have brewed deadly unrest in the country’s capital.
“Before, in China, you married to survive,” says a Shanghai magazine editor. “Now I’m living well by myself, so I have higher expectations in marriage.”
Philip Wilson was convicted in May for failing to report child sex abuse by a priest in the 1970s. He had stepped aside from his role but hadn’t formally resigned, saying he was planning to appeal.
The country has a high rate of domestic violence, and it’s one of the first places to pass a law granting paid leave to survivors.
A dam that is part of the unfinished Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower project — being built with the help of a South Korea company — collapsed on Monday, sending a wall of water downstream.
The death toll from surprisingly fast-moving fires near Athens has tripled from Monday. Officials in Greece said they found 26 bodies in one spot.
Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country’s July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.