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Venezuela is currently the land of two presidents. One, Nicolás Maduro, was re-elected last May after a widely disputed election…

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The outlook for peace between India and Pakistan

On February 14, 2019, a suicide bomber affiliated with the Pakistani militant group Jaish-e-Muhammad killed more than 40 Indian paramilitary…

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Zimbabwe’s inflation crisis, explained

Zimbabwe’s official inflation rate shot up more than 10 points to 42.1 percent in December 2018, a crisis brought on…

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Economic and political unrest in Italy, explained

An October 2018 viral video showed an escalator in Rome malfunctioning, injuring dozens of people. The video captured the escalator…

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Ebola in the DRC: threats and outlook

The Democratic Republic of Congo is undergoing its tenth epidemic of Ebola since the disease’s first appearance in the country….