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Putting elegance into age: US granny beauty queens

Beauty pageants may conjure up images of young women in bikinis, but in Atlantic City a roomful of sequined grandmothers and great-grandmothers are putting...
Rohingya

The Rohingya crisis: this is what genocide looks like

The world is witnessing a state-orchestrated humanitarian catastrophe on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border. The latest UN figures show a staggering 370,000 Rohingya have fled into...
Trump Barack Obama legacy

Brick by brick, the demolition job has begun: since taking office less than a...

Brick by brick, the demolition job has begun: since taking office less than a year ago, Donald Trump has launched an all-out assault on...
saudi women driving ban lifted

Saudi decree allowing women to drive cars is about politics, not religion

In an unexpected move that surprised everyone, including his own people, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia has suddenly passed a royal...
Brazil abortion bill

UN slams Brazil bill that would ban all abortions

The United Nations on Monday voiced concern over a bill under consideration by Brazil's congress that would ban access to all abortions, even in...
angela merkel coalition

Merkel struggles to avert coalition talks collapse

Chancellor Angela Merkel was struggling Sunday to prevent a collapse in high stakes coalition talks, which could force new elections and destabilise Germany and...

Brazil marks Black Awareness Day under racism cloud

Brazil promotes itself as a harmonious blend of races, but the reality as the country celebrates Black Awareness Day on Monday is that the...

Special Report: Bridging Africa’s gender gap

For the past decade, Africa has experienced strong growth with an average of 5% a year. The continent has also witnessed progress towards gender...

What does a CEO look like? New female “foundation 500” list challenges stereotypes

From a Peruvian trout farm manager to the head of an Indonesian meatball company, a list of 500 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets was...

Tanzanian albino children attacked for body parts, get new limbs in the US

Emmanuel Rutema couldn't keep the smile off his face as he tested out his new prosthetic arm and promptly knocked himself on the nose."Be...

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