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Bed Bugs, Late Rent and No Food: Group Resettling Afghans Faces Scrutiny

A year after the fall of Kabul, some Afghan refugees resettled by a Washington-area organization say they are still struggling to get basic services – and sources say...

The Challenging Lives of Migrant Workers in the Arab Region

The World Cup put a spotlight on how Qatar treats foreign laborers – but the problem spans the Arab region. It would not be a small undertaking if Vermont announced...

Dogs Gifted by North’s Kim Resettle in South Korean Zoo

A pair of dogs gifted by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un four years ago have ended up at a zoo in South Korea following a dispute over who should foot the bill for the...

What Really Went Down in Peru and Why?

Peru has a new president following the ouster of former leader Pedro Castillo at the hands of the country’s Congress. His removal followed an attempt by Castillo to...

California Leads Nation on Energy Efficiency

Maine saw the most improvement, while South Carolina and Ohio fell the furthest in the ranking of energy efficient states from the American Council for an Energy...

A Divided Brazil Comes Together for the World Cup – Will it Last?

After a tumultuous presidential election, residents of Minas Gerais, one of Brazil’s most politically divided states, share thoughts on whether the nation can unite...

Senior US Officials Visit China, Hold Talks With Vice Foreign Minister

A high-level U.S. delegation held talks with China’s Vice foreign minister on Sunday and Monday in Langfang, a city neighbouring Beijing, the Chinese foreign...

In Kenya, Some Maasai Turn From Lion-Killing to Olympics

Kenya’s most identifiable community is abandoning spear-aided lion hunting for a modern javelin competition at a biannual event called the Maasai Olympics. Kenya’s...

Ukrainian ‘thank you’ for Elon backfired

The US Department of Defense is in talks with Elon Musk about the cost of the Starlink internet terminals in Ukraine. According to the Pentagon, the satellite connection...

North Korea: missile tests are self-defense against US threat

North Korea considers the missile launches it has carried out in recent times as self-defense against military threats from the United States. According to the regime,...