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Why the Hong Kong protesters feel they have ‘nothing to lose’
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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has indicated she's open to dialogue. But unless she meets the demonstrators' demands, the protest movement isn't going to end anytime soon.
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Women in Mexico are lashing out against rampant sexual violence, police abuse and policies that hurt working mothers.
The African Union's role in Sudan's political crisis proves that it's legal framework is strong enough to resolve regional disputes
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Who are Hong Kong's protesters?
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A trial echoing the la Manada gang-rape case is being heard as an incident of 'sexual abuse'.