Justin Trudeau, appearing with with his wife Sophie on election night, saw his majority government reduced to a minority.
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For international observers, it may be stunning to see Justin Trudeau's government reduced to a minority after his meteoric rise to power in 2015. It happened because he disappointed his progressive base.
Supporters of presidential candidate Filipe Nyusi’s Frelimo party on the last day of election campaigns in Maputo on October 12, 2019.
During the campaign, partisans of all political stripes were responsible for the violence. But Frelimo supporters were far more aggressive and violent.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
Abiy Ahmed was awarded the prize for efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Zimbabwe’s food insecurity is more complex than the headline figures suggest.
Zimbabwe's food insecurity is not just about food production, but access too. It is affected by, among others, the value of assets when sold and social and cultural dimensions that go into exchange.
Anger on the streets: protesters in al-Tayaran square in central Baghdad on October 4.
Why young Iraqis to took the streets in protests that left more than 100 people dead after a brutal suppression.
Harvest season in the Kashmir valley.
How will future generations of Indians view Kashmir's contested history?
A mass prayer for rain to combat the haze in Riau province, Indonesia, September 2019.
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Research shows previous fires increased child mortality and reduced growth rates.
Scholars say a safe ecosystem for personal development has helped reduce student hazing in countries like Australia and Finland.
Scholars propose a new education system centred on human development to end hazing rituals in Indonesian universities.
IVF and the businesses that spring up alongside it are part of a multi-billion dollar global market for fertility treatments.
The story of how human eggs became an integral part of a multi-billion dollar global fertility industry starts in a unlikely place: the sex lives of farm animals.
Our cities need to adapt to cope with more extreme weather events and other impacts from climate change.
A call to make our cities more resilient to climate change could drive one of the largest new infrastructure builds in history.
Tapping just 3.7% of solar potential in countries in China's intercontinental infrastructure programme could power the entire region.
Governments around the world lose about US$125 billion in revenues every year because of profit shifting to tax havens.
The Bingham Canyon open-pit copper mine in Utah has operated since 1903.
The Trump administration is supporting new mines in Alaska and Minnesota that many opponents say could devastate sensitive areas around them.
A soldier participates in a training during a tactical leader’s exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
Data show that the US intervenes more in other countries' affairs than it did in the past. It also currently hires fewer career professionals for ambassadorial or foreign affairs positions.
Nutritious fish are being diverted away from countries that could benefit from them the most.
School children in India celebrate Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
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Mahatma Gandhi is an iconic figure for the world. Richard Barlett Gregg helped introduce him to Americans.
Prince Harry says his wife Meghan has been ‘vilified almost daily for the past nine months’.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex say they plan to sue a UK paper for publishing a private letter.
A southern right whale calf near Valdes Peninsula, Argentina.
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Scientists have used drones and 3D modelling to work out the weight of Earth's largest mammals without killing them.
A view of the General Assembly hall at the start of the 2019 Climate Action Summit.
Africa has already felt the effects of Donald Trump's climate change denialism. Recent events are also raising political issues of keen interest among the continent's democrats.
Meltwater on the ice shelf near the McMurdo research station, Antarctica.
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These lakes could threaten the future stability of parts of the Antarctic ice sheet.