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Why Sudan’s conflict matters to the rest of the world

April 28, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: People walk past shuttered shops in Khartoum, Sudan, Tuesday, April 18, 2023. Sudan’s embattled capital has awoken to a fourth day of heavy fighting between the army and a powerful rival force for control of the country. Airstrikes and shelling intensified on Monday in parts of Khartoum and the adjoining city of Omdurman….

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Zimbabwe’s aspiring female artists still ‘frowned upon’

April 20, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: FADZAI MUCHEMWA, NATIONAL ART GALLERY CURATOR, looks at Nothando Chiwanga’s art piece, “Immortal”, in Harare, Friday, April, 14, 2023. Chiwanga’s “Immortal” is one of 21 works by female artists that have been on show at the southern African country’s national gallery since International Women’s Day on March 8. The exhibition is titled “We…

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Their stories were lost to slavery. Now DNA is writing them

April 10, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Crystal Kornickey holds up casts of her hands in a studio at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, S.C., on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023. She is one of 36 people whose hands will be cast in bronze for a memorial to the likely enslaved people discovered in an unmarked burial ground. In…

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Harris, in Africa, confronts painful past, envisions future

March 31, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at Cape Coast Castle in Ghana, Tuesday March 28, 2023. This castle was one of around 40 “slave castles” that served as prisons and embarkation points for slaves en route to the Americas. Harris is on a seven-day African visit that will also take her to Tanzania…

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 20 years after US invasion, young Iraqis see signs of hope

March 24, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: People take part in the Baghdad Kite Festival in Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, March 17, 2023. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban) By John Daniszewski ASSOCIATED PRESS  BAGHDAD — On the banks of the Tigris River one recent evening, young Iraqi men and women in jeans and sneakers danced with joyous abandon to a local rap star…

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EXPLAINER: Roots of the Brazilian capital’s chaotic uprising

January 13, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Soldiers help clear out an encampment set up by supporters of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro outside army headquarters in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, the day after Bolsonaro supporters stormed government buildings in the capital. (AP Photo/Gustavo Moreno) By Carla Bridi ASSOCIATED PRESS  SALVADOR, Brazil — Thousands of Brazilians who support…

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Four NGOs suspend work in Afghanistan after Taliban bar women

January 1, 2023

ABOVE PHOTO: Afghan women chant slogans during a protest against the ban on university education for women, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022. The U.S. has condemned the Taliban for ordering non-governmental groups in Afghanistan to stop employing women, saying the ban will disrupt vital and life-saving assistance to millions. It is the latest…

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