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As the pandemic rages, Germany battles disinformation

  • January 29, 2021
  • Emily Schultheis

At a crucial turning point, the spread of conspiracy thinking threatens the country’s Covid-19 response.

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India’s farmers raise alarm over endemic poverty

  • January 19, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Protesters are standing their ground against new laws they say will squeeze the poorest.

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Germany debates its global role

  • December 22, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Trump was a wakeup call for a country reluctant to act internationally.

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What a 40-year-old massacre says about El Salvador today

  • December 7, 2020
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Legal and political tussles over an infamous 1981 atrocity may help determine the future of the country’s democracy.

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Europe’s far right struggles over Biden’s election

  • November 10, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Four years after billing Trump’s ascendance as a major boon, populist leaders are seeing their fortunes decline—for now.

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India’s professional women face extra hurdles

  • November 4, 2020
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic battered the economy, women had to fight for their careers to be taken seriously.

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Beirut’s social fabric is tearing apart

  • October 29, 2020
  • David Kenner

Nearly three months after the port explosion, the fallout in one destroyed neighborhood reflects a country in collapse.

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Even in Germany, Trump is inescapable

  • October 28, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

With granular coverage of US politics everywhere, there’s little distance from what’s happening back home.

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Women are struggling in India’s Covid-hit informal economy

  • October 22, 2020
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Lacking support from their families and the government, many workers are barely scraping by.

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Austria’s far right collapses

  • October 16, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Reeling from scandal and struggling during the pandemic, the FPÖ suffers catastrophic losses in Vienna elections.

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