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No Country is as Well-Qualified as US to Promote Democracy

Instead of actively advocating for rights, Trump has sought to praise the dubious moral leadership of those who have presided over human rights abuses.

Record-High Opium Production Levels Wreak Havoc in and Outside Afghanistan

Afghanistan has some 3.6 million people addicted to drugs. In 2017, potential opium production in the war-ravaged country increased by 87 percent.
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Zimbabwe Ruling Party Says Mugabe Goes or Impeachment Starts

Zimbabwe's ruling party Central Committee fired longtime President Robert Mugabe as party leader Sunday.

15 Dead, 5 Hurt in a Stampede for Food Aid in Morocco

Morocco's State TV reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede during food aid delivery.
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Trump’s Views on Dictators go far Beyond Strategic Support

The United States has long had a history of supporting dictatorships for strategic reasons. But Trump's praise for tyrants is something else.

Egypt Opens Gaza Border Crossing for 3 Days

Gaza's border crossing into Egypt opened Saturday under the Palestinian Authority's control for the first time in a decade.

Germany Holds Protest Against US, North Korea Tensions

Hundreds of people formed a human chain between the United States and North Korean embassies in Berlin, Germany on Saturday.

Ukraine Detains Man Wanted for 2004 Murder of Forbes Editor

MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's intelligence agency says it has detained a man wanted for the high-profile murder of American journalist Paul Klebnikov in Russia 13 years ago. Mr. Klebnikov, the U.S.-born editor of Forbes magazine's Russian...

German Parties Seek Compromise on Migrants, Climate Change

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and two smaller parties are pushing hard to reach an agreement on climate change and immigration.

Zimbabweans Stage March Against President Mugabe

Crowds marched through Zimbabwe's capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders.