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Empty Shelves and Coup Plots in Venezuela

President Nicolás Maduro faces a teetering economy and an angry population. So he's turned to a favorite target -- America.

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The Mountain Kingdom, on the Brink

As southern Africa's democratic success story Lesotho goes to the polls, the prime minister's anti-corruption crackdown has brought a bitter power struggle into the streets.

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Syria’s Christians Fight Back

In northern Syria, a small band of Assyrian Christians are defending their people -- and their religious identity -- from the Islamic State and Assad alike.

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Terror Strikes Ukraine Behind the Front Lines

Far from the front lines, the city of Kharkiv is facing a wave of terrorist attacks. Is it the separatists' next target?

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The Draft Dodgers of Ukraine

The country’s struggling army is trying to replenish its ranks. But with its forces taking a pounding in the east, Kiev is discovering that new recruits are making themselves scarce.

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Pregnant and Desperate in Evangelical Brazil

As the country grows increasingly religious, strict abortion laws are forcing women to turn to risky, often deadly options to end their pregnancies.

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