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In recent months, about two dozen people across India have been beaten to death by mobs driven to violence by what they’ve read on social media and messaging apps.
Butchers are an integral part of French life, and are known for carefully sourcing their meat. But now some are being targeted by extreme vegans who use vandalism to draw attention to their cause.
In many parts of the world, the rate of HIV infection is declining. But not among the indigenous peoples of this Central American country.
Beijing hoped that by ending its infamous policy restricting women to one child, it would see a quick turnaround in the number of births. But the old policy has had a lasting impact.
The world was riveted by the 12 soccer team members trapped in a cave in Thailand. But there are many youngsters who are struggling to survive — and who aren’t in the spotlight.
Amid a heat wave with temperatures nearing 90 degrees, officials were also struggling to restore electricity, especially in the hardest hit Hiroshima and Okayama prefectures.
Johnson’s exit became public hours after the departure of Brexit Secretary David Davis — who said he disagreed with Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for leaving the EU.
That’s how the U.N. aid chief characterizes the situation. A cease-fire that could bring improvements was signed last week — and violated within hours.
More than 500 Yemenis are awaiting asylum decisions on a South Korean resort island that allowed them to arrive visa-free. Their presence has sparked nationwide protests.
The International Commission on Missing Persons in The Hague has identified remains of 18,000 people in the Balkans. Its new challenge: to I.D. the remains of migrants who died trying to reach Europe.
The Lebanese government is encouraging departures, but the U.N. objects. “We are at the service of the refugees,” says a Lebanese security official, “but we have reached the limit of our capability.”
Andrés Manuel López Obrador ran on a platform of rooting out corruption, helping the dispossessed and defending Mexico against President Trump.
The 12 boys and their soccer coach went missing Saturday evening. Incessant rains prevented rescue crews from reaching a deep chamber where authorities believe the group is.
The Philippines is one of only two countries where divorce remains illegal. But a new bill permitting it has passed the House. A recent survey found 53 percent of Filipinos favor allowing divorce.
“I know for sure that if it was still Robert Mugabe, I would never dare to do it,” says Savanna Madamombe. “The Mugabe era is gone, and it’s something that can’t ever be allowed to come back.”