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Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 18, 2019

Melinda Gates: What she's learned
How her approach to philanthropy, and her own life, has changed after $50 billion of giving.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 17, 2019

Diplomacy: When a winner-take-all approach risks losing big
US President Trump and British Prime Minister Johnson have raised expectations of diplomatic wins on their terms. But their approach may be shifting.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 17, 2019

As China's National Day approaches, Hong Kong protests cast a shadow
National Day celebrations are an opportunity for China's Communist Party to project strength. But Hong Kong's ongoing crisis poses a challenge.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 17, 2019

These dogs get second chances. Just like their inmate caretakers.
Pennsylvania nonprofit pairs dogs with inmates. The goal is to help participants land a full-time job within 90 days of their release.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 16, 2019

Who will win in Israel Tuesday? Meet the unlikely kingmaker.
The separation of religion and state has never been sorted out in Israel. Now a born-again secularist champion could swing a tight election.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 16, 2019

As basketball fandom rises in China, NBA looks for opportunity
The FIBA Basketball World Cup ended in Beijing on Sunday. Fan enthusiasm is rising in China despite escalating tensions with the United States.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 16, 2019

UN mission finds evidence of 'genocidal acts' in Myanmar
The group says it has a list of more than 100 suspected actors in the war crimes that forced 740,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh in 2017.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 16, 2019

Monday Sunrise Briefs: Drones attack Saudis, UAW strikes
Catchup on weekend news: Iran blamed for epic attack on Saudi oil facilities. A big auto workers strike hits G.M. Why Dems want to impeach Kavanaugh.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 16, 2019

Tensions, and oil prices, rise after attack on Saudi oil fields
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the attack on Saudi Arabia and released satellite photos of 19 impact points at oil facilities.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 14, 2019

Points of Progress: A lake's path to restoration, and more
Conservationists have reclaimed water rights for fish and wildlife in Walker Lake, and museums are repatriating human remains.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 13, 2019

Amid rubble in Kabul, fatigue with ‘talking while fighting'
In Afghanistan, with U.S.-Taliban talks halted, there's a consensus among Afghans: "The first law of peace is a cease-fire."

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 13, 2019

International events postponed as protests continue in Hong Kong
Ongoing demonstrations have halted Hong Kong's arts and culture scene, as Hong Kong-China tensions impact events in Australia and Canada.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 13, 2019

The Islamist who would be president
Profile in contradictions: In Tunisia, a nation with a strong secular tradition, an Islamist is a leading candidate for president.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 13, 2019

To annex or not to annex? Palestinians still don't have a say.
As Israeli politicians discuss the future of the West Bank ahead of next week's elections, the 2.5 million Palestinians who live there can't vote.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 11, 2019

What I learned at French school: The future of French is African
Africa reporter Ryan Lenora Brown spruced up her French at Middlebury's summer language school. But the most important lesson wasn't in a dictionary.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 11, 2019

Tired of TV debates? In Arab world, they're historic, and inspiring.
A three-day series of TV debates between Tunisian presidential candidates made history in the Arab world. A Monitor correspondent was present.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 11, 2019

Beijing pushes TV, media in Pakistan alongside Belt and Road
China plans to fund roads and other infrastructure through Pakistan, but its soft power also increasingly reaches west.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 11, 2019

Iran urges US to 'put warmongers aside'
Iranian news coverage of John Bolton's dismissal suggests the former national security adviser could be a scapegoat for tensions with the U.S.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 10, 2019

Is Israel ready for Arab party to join coalition government?
Despite the fear-mongering and polarization accompanying upcoming elections in Israel, new ideas for progress are being broached.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 10, 2019

Is Israel ready for an Arab party to join a coalition government?
Despite the fear-mongering and polarization accompanying upcoming elections in Israel, new ideas for progress are being broached.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 10, 2019

Afghan palace restoration: From icon of war to symbol of peace? (video)
The Darulaman Palace, or "Abode of Peace," has been destroyed by decades of war. Today it's being restored, as Afghans look for a brighter future.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 10, 2019

Big promises, few results: Chinese farms falter in Uganda
Two Chinese agricultural projects were lauded by the Ugandan president. A few growing seasons later, their promises remain unfulfilled.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 10, 2019

Johnson suspends UK Parliament following latest Brexit defeats
In Monday's session that ran past midnight, Parliament ordered the government to release private communications about its Brexit plans.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 10, 2019

EU head von der Leyen announces team, new focus
Ursula von der Leyen of Germany, the first female head of the European Commission, promises "a greener, fairer, and rule-based Europe."

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 10, 2019

India, Nepal open South Asia's first cross-border oil pipeline
The 43-mile pipeline will likely strengthen ties between the two countries, free up border traffic, and bring fuel at affordable costs to Nepal.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 10, 2019

Black history in plain sight: One woman's quest to topple stereotypes
A New Hampshire civil rights advocate resurfaces hidden stories of African Americans. Her work helps dispel the myth that slavery didn't exist in the North.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 09, 2019

Japan lawsuit challenges paternity leave stigma
Fearing corporate harassment, few fathers in Japan take their legally afforded parental leave. Now this stigma faces challenges in court.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 09, 2019

26 candidates, 2 weeks: Tunisia's crash course in democracy
Tunisia, one of the world's youngest democracies, is electing a president in a lightning campaign that's emphasizing policy over partisanship.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 09, 2019

Crash course in democracy: 26 candidates, 2 weeks
Tunisia, one of the world's youngest democracies, is electing a president in a lightning campaign that's emphasizing policy over partisanship.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 09, 2019

Monday Sunrise Briefs: Taliban rebuff, prisoner swap, no guns
Here are four news events from this weekend - the Taliban rebuffed, Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap, and no guns & groceries. Also, a look ahead.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 09, 2019

Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap: An emotional step toward peace?
Russia and Ukraine each exchanged 35 prisoners in a deal that could help advance Russia-Ukraine relations and end five years of fighting.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

Winning, Canada-style: Bianca Andreescu inspires at US Open
Bianca Andreescu has sealed her place in Canada's consciousness - she has Canadians enthralled, and perhaps seeing a bit of themselves in her.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

Liberator or oppressor? For many, Robert Mugabe was both.
Robert Mugabe rose to power with all the hope of a liberator. But his 37-year reign over Zimbabwe ended in a shroud of brutality and economic chaos.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

Mexico claims success in migrant crackdown; activists cry foul
Mexico has reduced traffic over the U.S. border, but activists say their tactics force migrants to take more dangerous routes or wait in limbo.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

Dorian aftermath: waves of help head to Bahamas
Humanitarian aid reaches the Bahamas by sea and air while many Bahamians seek shelter or flights to neighboring islands as death toll rises.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

Nonviolence, new technologies distinguish Moscow protesters
A new wave of grassroots activists are using nonviolence and digital tools to organize and protest against the government in Moscow.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

‘I'm shooting images instead of people.' A former guerrilla changes his lens.
A former FARC guerrilla, long schooled in violence, now shoots Colombia's journey to peace with a video camera.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

Meet America's top-ranked female chess player: A 16-year-old
Carissa Yip is one of 13,000 girls and women - the highest number ever - competing in the U.S. Chess Federation.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

Meet America's top-ranked female chess player: A teenager
Carissa Yip is one of 13,000 girls and women - the highest number ever - competing in the U.S. Chess Federation.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 06, 2019

Points of Progress: Recycled Olympic medals, and more
Japan is using recycled electronics to make 2020 Olympic medals, a majority of Germany's energy is from clean sources, and more points of progress.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 05, 2019

Canada asks, ‘Why aren't we helping more Central American refugees?'
Canada was the world's most welcoming country to refugees in 2018. But asylum seekers from Central America have not gotten as much help as others.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 05, 2019

In blaze of powerlessness, South Africans rage against migrants
In South Africa, rampant poverty and inequality have helped to foment contempt for foreign-born business owners.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 05, 2019

Democratic government and the ‘unwritten rules'
Boris Johnson didn't break any rules suspending Parliament in the Brexit fight. But the move reverberated widely because it was seen as unprecedented.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 05, 2019

Later life, on their own terms: How more seniors are staying at home
Traditional retirement communities are being passed over by more seniors. Enter the village movement.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 05, 2019

China says US trade talks will resume in early October
Stock markets rose after Thursday's announcement, but the last round of talks in July made no progress in the escalating tariff war.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 05, 2019

Solomon Islands to shift alliance from Taiwan to Beijing
After Beijing offered the archipelago a multimillion development fund, Solomon Islands leaders now plan to align with a "One China" policy.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 05, 2019

France attempts to keep Iranian nuclear deal afloat
France has offered Iran a $15-billion line of credit to compensate for U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil as Friday deadline nears.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 04, 2019

Why religion and politics are a fickle mix in Ukraine
Patriarch Filaret's ambitions for a unified Ukrainian Orthodox Church were disrupted when they became enmeshed in a presidential platform.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 04, 2019

First young people, then bankers: How Hong Kong protests swelled
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam acceded Wednesday to a key demand of protesters. But her critics immediately called the move "too little, too late."

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 04, 2019

The woman who's appeared for 700-plus exams - to help disabled students
Pushpa Nagaraj has volunteered as a scribe for hundreds of students with visual impairments in India, helping them navigate an exam-based system.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Sep 03, 2019

India rising: Can a giant democracy become an economic colossus?
India is poised to become the world's next economic colossus. But the culturally diverse country faces several challenges that could stifle its rise.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 30, 2019

Can Europe make trade into a tool for fighting climate change?
With the Amazon on fire, the EU is testing new tactics to foment environmental action - especially via the use of its massive trade clout.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 30, 2019

Why Iran and Israel are crossing each other's red lines
Outside pressure from the U.S. that upset the tense Israel-Iran equilibrium could explain why the enemies are increasing the pressure on each other.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 30, 2019

Invasion of urbanite raccoons: Toronto grapples with wild residents
Raccoons are the scourge of Toronto. They - and other wildlife - are the new urbanites, raising the question: What does it mean to be wild?

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 30, 2019

Points of Progress: Protections for migratory birds, and more
A design update for communication towers is saving migratory birds, and women in Saudi Arabia are able to leave the country without male consent.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 29, 2019

As South Africa reckons with history, court restricts its ‘Old Flag'
A South African court has banned many displays of the country's former flag, ruling that they constituted hate speech, discrimination, and harassment.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 29, 2019

Boris's move: A tough new test for a democracy with unwritten rules
Boris Johnson's move to prorogue Parliament was met with howls of disapproval from those against a no-deal Brexit. But it may not be a crisis yet.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 29, 2019

Boris' move: A tough new test for a democracy with unwritten rules
Boris Johnson's move to prorogue Parliament was met with howls of disapproval from those against a no-deal Brexit. But it may not be a crisis yet.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 29, 2019

The hottest ticket in Canada: A noisy library with much more than books
Calgary's Central Library opened last year to crowds drawn to its architecture, podcast studios, meeting spaces - and books.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 28, 2019

Child labor in decline: Life gets better for 94 million children
There's a long way to go, but there's been a 38% reduction in child labor worldwide since the turn of the century.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 27, 2019

What debate over modern education tells us about a divided Turkey
The internal dispute over Turkey's national identity explains the broad criticism of a new wave of educational reforms.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 27, 2019

How Seattle cafe's ‘radical hospitality' serves recovery community
A cafe in Seattle doubles as a refuge for those in recovery from addiction. It's part of a nationwide network serving around 1,500 people a month.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 26, 2019

Hungary wants more children. But is it protecting them and their mothers?
Hungary is pushing for larger families. But when those families experience domestic violence, the government's interest seems to wane.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 26, 2019

Monday Sunrise Briefs: G7 and the Amazon, drones, a pumice raft
Here are four news events from this weekend: the G7 summit, Israel attacks drones, Hong Kong battles, and a huge pumice raft in the Pacific.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 23, 2019

Why Saudi-UAE alliance is cracking: Yemen, Iran, and Trump
Recent shifts in the prolonged Yemen conflict show how the Trump-friendly Saudi-UAE power relationship, a bulwark against Iran, is fraying.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 22, 2019

Fury at elections snub brings Moscow's professionals back to politics
The Moscow protests show the political awakening of Russia's professional class after being bluntly snubbed by Moscow city authorities.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 22, 2019

Hail this taxi, but hold on tight - boda-bodas swarm Kampala streets
Uganda motorcycle taxis multiplied to get around Kampala's notorious traffic. But without adequate planning, unsafe transit is expected to worsen.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 22, 2019

Job training that puts people - and their community - back on track
Marvin DeJear's Evelyn K. Davis Center shows that social service organizations can strengthen whole communities - one person at a time.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 21, 2019

Political turmoil in Italy as far-right reaches for the reins
The resignation of Italy's prime minister Tuesday blocked snap elections that could have put far-right pol Matteo Salvini in the country's top office.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 21, 2019

Grieving for the environment, without saying ‘climate change'
More people are experiencing what some researchers call "ecological grief," whether or not they believe climate change is caused by humans.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 21, 2019

In Afghanistan, weaving ancient industry back into global market
As Afghanistan seeks to restore full ownership of its carpet industry, merchants talk of the soul captured in the modern versions of this ancient art.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 20, 2019

Protest and authoritarianism in the internet age
The development of increasingly sophisticated high-tech tools that can quash dissent is raising questions about technology development.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 20, 2019

A school bus with hoofs: How one town embraces sustainability
Ungersheim's environmentally friendly initiatives include ones that promote renewable energy. Local leaders across Europe are taking notes.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 20, 2019

With patience and binoculars, Ugandan women build jobs as birders
In Uganda's Mabira Forest, women birders are their own guides. One helped our reporter train his gaze on a feathery find.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 19, 2019

In eastern Ukraine, a broad desire for peace. But whose peace?
Almost everyone in eastern Ukraine wants a peace plan that will end the fighting, but what that peace will look like can vary dramatically.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 19, 2019

Monday Sunrise Briefs: Hong Kong and Portland protests, Venezuela
Here are three news events this weekend: A big, peaceful protest in Hong Kong, secret talks about Venezuela, and an alt-right rally in Portland.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 16, 2019

Points of Progress: Less goes to landfill in Shanghai, and more
Shanghai introduced its first trash sorting program, and islands in the Caribbean are taking measures to protect their coral reefs.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 15, 2019

What are Beijing's best options for ending Hong Kong protests?
As tensions rise, Beijing is signaling that it's considering a military option to end the Hong Kong protests. Why that's not the most-likely path.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 15, 2019

How geopolitics enabled India's gambit in Kashmir
Revoking Kashmir's autonomy has been a Hindu nationalist dream for decades. Today's global political atmosphere provided India the right moment.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 15, 2019

Chesapeake Bay water quality is improving after years of work
Cities and towns in the Chesapeake Bay watershed have long struggled with pollutants. Thanks to new EPA regulations, water quality improved last year.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 15, 2019

Watershed moment: How Chesapeake Bay turned its H20 around
Sometimes progress comes drip by drip. That's true in the Chesapeake Bay, where decades of dedication to reducing pollution has helped turn the tide.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 15, 2019

Watershed moment: How Chesapeake Bay turned its H2O around
Water quality in the Chesapeake Bay is improving after years of cleanup efforts and an EPA regulation.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 14, 2019

Britain is desperate for a US trade deal. But would it pay off?
British and U.S. trade officials met in Washington last week, as Britain sweats the risks of a "no deal Brexit" that undercuts its trade with Europe.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 14, 2019

Chlorinated chickens! Why swapping trade allies is tough for Britain.
British and U.S. trade officials met in Washington last week, as Britain sweats the risks of a "no deal Brexit" that undercuts its trade with Europe.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 14, 2019

Inside Kashmir's lockdown: Barbed wire and a sense of loss
India's decision to revoke Kashmir's special status and statehood has prompted a week of curfews, barbed wire, and confusion.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 13, 2019

Isolated by Ukraine's war, Mariupol looks for a peaceful future
In the port city of Mariupol, locals struggle with Ukraine's ongoing civil war and plan for a future where trade with the world is free again.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 13, 2019

More like Modi: Hindu nationalists nurture the next generation
Hindu nationalists have launched new leadership programs for educated urban youth, designed to foster qualities that combat corruption.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 12, 2019

First test for a new president: How to make Guatemala ‘safe' for asylum
Guatemala's president-elect Alejandro Giammattei, who takes office in January, inherits a controversial deal with the U.S. to limit migration.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 12, 2019

Illegal border crossing: How U.S. guns wind up in Canada and Mexico
As the gun debate reignites after the El Paso and Dayton shootings, Canada and Mexico are speaking out about how they are hit by U.S. gun laws.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 12, 2019

What Russian deal? Israel and Jordan cast wary eye toward Syria.
Israel and Jordan are disappointed with a Russian security deal that hasn't stopped Hezbollah from entrenching itself in southern Syria.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 12, 2019

Monday Sunrise Briefs: After Epstein, Norway hero, and Jerusalem clash
Jeffrey Epstein, Norway hero, Jerusalem clash, and immigration protest: Here's what happened this past weekend (while you were dancing, watching Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw, and enjoying an off-line life).

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 09, 2019

Talking in Qatar, bombing in Kabul. How to explain the Taliban?
What does the Taliban's "fight and talk" approach signal about the durability of an Afghanistan peace deal?

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 09, 2019

A trade war over history? Sort of. Why Japan and South Korea are feuding.
Japan and South Korea's grievances have spilled into a trade war that could ripple across global industries, and deeper divide two U.S. allies.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 09, 2019

For residents of 'Canada's Texas,' a sense of ‘western alienation'
In Alberta, the heartland of Canada's energy industry, many feel they are being taken advantage of and disrespected by the rest of country.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 09, 2019

For residents of ‘Canada's Texas,' a sense of ‘western alienation'
In Alberta, the heartland of Canada's energy industry, many feel they are being taken advantage of and disrespected by the rest of country.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 09, 2019

Points of Progress: 271 million lifted out of poverty in India, and more
Living standards are improving in India, Kyrgyzstan has granted citizenship formerly stateless people, and more good news.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 08, 2019

Raise the retirement age? In Brazil, that's starting to sound all right.
Pension reform in Brazil has long met firm pushback. But this week, Congress moved closer than ever to approving changes seen as key for the economy.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 08, 2019

Refugees and the real-life implications of climate change
The politics around climate change in the developed world are especially complex - because they are closely related to migration.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 07, 2019

Checkbook diplomacy? How Qatar's renewed US ties reshape the Gulf.
President Trump's "transactional" diplomacy has created competition among Gulf Arabs for U.S. support. Qatar has taken advantage.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Aug 07, 2019

To save rare ponies, one couple gives up almost everything
Amanda Simpson and Stathis Katsarelias have given up almost everything to care for Skyrian horses on the island of Skíros.

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