KILINOCHCHI, Oct 26 (Reuters) – Arumuga Lakshmi, tormented by questions about the fate of her two children, missing for years, marched through a town in northern Sri Lanka with a group of women, many holding up photographs, black flags and burning torches. During a brutal 26-year civil war between the Sri Lankan government and a […]

    International human rights law offers useful standards for protecting fundamental human rights during elections. Relevant law can be found in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, ratified by the United States in 1992; the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination, ratified by the United States in […]

For over two decades, no Black houseguest had ever won an American Big Brother season. In 2021, after the most dominant alliance in the show’s history consisting of six Black players — aptly named The Cookout —

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. The U.S. Supreme Court eliminated the constitutional protection for abortion in a much-anticipated ruling Friday that will greatly affect access to reproductive health care in Texas and beyond. Here . . .

Days after a man was shot and killed by U.S. marshals in Louisville, the police department held a news conference to dispel some rumors. Louisville Metro police Chief Erika Shields gave more information about the shooting death of Omary Cryer, 25. Cryer was shot Friday morning by U.S. marshals in the 800 block of Sutliffe […]

“We have to go through a couple of weeks yet of uncertainty,” Dr. Paul Burton, the chief medical officer for Moderna, told CNN’s Paula Reid on Sunday. The raft of unknowns spooked financial markets on Friday, when the Dow plummeted 905 points, or 2.5%, logging its worst day in over a year. Oil prices plunged […]

Haiti has asked the UN to launch an international investigation into President Jovenel Moise’s assassination on July 7. The assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise in the early hours of July 7 sent shockwaves across the world, fuelling fears of worsening political instability and gang violence in the Caribbean nation. But one . . .

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