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In a clear challenge to hardliners, President-elect Hassan Rouhani vowed, ‘I have come to destroy extremism.’
South Africans of all races have reason to celebrate the life of the country’s first post-apartheid president.
Fifty years ago, Kennedy made a historic speech that brought America and the Soviet Union back from the brink.
The historic genocide trial of Efraín Ríos Montt was a huge step. But his conviction has been overturned—and many others have blood on their hands, including current president Otto Pérez Molina.
Jon Cruddas, who’s now leading a comprehensive policy review, says he wants to renew the party’s roots in English radicalism.
Despite a surprising showing by opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, Chavismo lives on. But can Nicolás Maduro hold it together?
Margaret Thatcher's smiling villainy sparked a generation of dissent—and neoliberal policies that live on today.
In every way, her agenda opposed the interests of ordinary working people. How did she get so many of them to vote against their own economic interests again and again?
Pyongyang's bellicose posturing conforms to an old pattern, but the dangers may be greater now because tensions are rising throughout the region.
There is nothing in Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio’s record to suggest that he will reform the Catholic Church.
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