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Burma’s Women Are Still Fighting for Their Rights

The country's most famous politician may be a woman, but Burma remains firmly in the grip of patriarchy.

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A Big Disappointment for Democratic Hopes in Myanmar

With a vote in parliament on Thursday, Myanmar shut down any remaining hopes that iconic opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi would be able to run for president later this year, in just the latest sign that the country’s supposed “democratic transition” has stalled.

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Colombia’s Peace Talks are on the Brink of Failure

The House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere is holding a hearing this week on the status of ongoing peace negotiations between the Colombian government and ...

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The Face of Greek Resistance

Meet the 92-year-old communist who explains why Athens can't capitulate to its creditors.

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The best stories from around the world.

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The Pope Believes in Climate Change

Pope Francis's controversial climate encyclical might tick off American Catholics from Princeton professors to the GOP, but it's right in line with his congregation in Latin America.

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Pope Francis Calls for Aggressive Action on Climate Change in Leaked Encyclical

An Italian paper broke embargo and published the document ahead of schedule.

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