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Three dead as pro-government authorities try to subdue Nicaraguan city that declared itself self-governing

Masked gunmen in civilian clothes and riot police descended on the city of Masaya.

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A 10-year-old with Down syndrome was taken from her immigrant mom under Trump policy, Mexico says

International outrage grows over the Trump administration's ‘zero tolerance’ policy as the Mexican government releases examples of family separations it has collected.

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How Guardianship Laws Still Control Saudi Women

The right to drive is only one small step toward full legal equality.

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Trudeau Doesn’t Separate Refugee Families, but He Does Send Them Away: the Canada Letter

With the world’s attention focused on the separation of more than 2,000 children from their parents we look at the issues it raises for Canada.

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Black Brazilians are ditching hair straighteners and white standards of beauty

The resurgence of natural hair mirrors a rise in black empowerment.

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Two years after Colombia’s peace accord, the historic pact is in jeopardy

Violence and guerrilla warfare seem to be returning as the South American nation votes for a new president.

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Trump’s tariff threats suddenly look very real in the heartland of Germany’s car industry

Auto tariffs are shaping up to be the next battle between the U.S. and its closest allies.

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‘Trapped like a cat in a cage’: London’s Grenfell Tower survivors look back on the deadliest fire in modern British history

Relatives, neighbors and survivors find it hard to escape reminders of the tragedy.

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Thousands protest bail for men convicted in 'wolf pack' case

More protests are planned in Spain over a court's decision to grant bail to five men who were convicted of sexual abuse of a teenage girl.

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Migrant rescue vessels suspend operations after Italian intervention

Amid the ongoing controversy over immigration, the owners of two rescue boats say Italy has forced them to stop operating.

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Some 'Billy Elliot' shows canceled in Hungary

The Hungarian State Opera has canceled a third of its performances of the stage musical "Billy Elliot" for this month and July amid criticism by a ...

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Erdogan's gamble on snap elections could backfire

Recep Tayyip Erdogan's message of transformation has kept him in power longer than any other leader in Turkey's history. Now he faces his toughest political challenge yet.

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Several people suffer minor injuries in small London Tube explosion

Several people were treated for injuries after a reported minor explosion in the Southgate station of the London Underground rail network, the British Transport Police said Tuesday.

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Trump tweets target Germany for second time in 2 days

Germany found itself the crosshairs of President Donald Trump's Twitter feed for the second time in two days on Tuesday.

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Emmanuel Macron to teenager: 'Call me Mr. President'

French President Emmanuel Macron rarely shies away from a selfie with crowds or a high-five, but there is one informality he won't tolerate -- nicknames.

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Italian minister's Roma census talk causes outrage

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has provoked outrage by announcing plans to conduct a census of Italy's Roma ethnic group.

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5 anti-trafficking activists gang-raped in India, police say

Five female anti-trafficking activists were gang-raped in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand, police said Friday, the same region where two teens ...

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Japanese employee fined for taking 3 minutes out of work to order lunch

A Japanese city official has been docked half a day's pay for repeatedly leaving his desk for a few minutes, sparking a heated debate on social media over the severity of the punishment.

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North, South Korea to hold new family reunions

North and South Korea agreed on Friday to allow 100 people from each side who were separated from their families during the Korean War to meet in August.

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Extinct gibbon found in Chinese tomb a warning for the world

Researchers have uncovered the skull and jaw of a now-extinct, but never-before-seen genus of gibbon, which they've named Junzi imperialis.

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Saudi Arabia-led military coalition launches offensive on Yemeni port city of Hodeida 

Aid agencies have warned that the offensive on Hodeida would worsen Yemen’s vast humanitarian crisis.

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Fire engulfs warehouse storing Iraq election ballots in latest setback for troubled vote

The blaze came ahead of a full manual recount of the results from the May election amid allegations of fraud.

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Tensions rise as Gaza militants fire more than 70 mortars, rockets into Israel

Israel responded by hitting Hamas and Islamic Jihad training bases.

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The high price of feminism in the ‘new’ Saudi Arabia

A 28-year-old facing a heavy prison sentence was forcibly returned to the country in March. 

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At Vatican trial, former envoy tells of viewing and sharing child porn while in D.C.

Monsignor Carlo Capella’s case constitutes a test for the Vatican’s justice system.

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Trump’s crackdown may deter some border-crossers — but others say they’ll keep trying

Many factors, including the prospect of reuniting with family members, spur migrants to try to reach the United States.

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