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Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 23, 2021

Domestic abuse surged in pandemic. Britain pushing back with legal reform.
Britain is set to enact sweeping reforms to its domestic violence laws. But whether the changes do enough to protect victims of abuse remains unclear.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 22, 2021

Can the United States halve emissions by 2030? Biden says yes.
Today is Earth Day, and 40 world leaders are participating in a virtual climate summit. President Joe Biden opened the event by pledging to cut fossil fuel emissions by more than half by 2030 - the most ambitious U.S. climate effort yet.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 22, 2021

Wary tourist hot spots hit back at Instagram influencers
From Byron Bay to Bali, idyllic locations that depend on tourism for their livelihood often turn to social media influencers to drive visits. But a growing awareness of the negative impact on local communities and the environment is resulting in backlash.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 22, 2021

Keeping the lid on: Biden seeks to control three foreign crises
The Biden administration is seeking to avert threats to Ukraine and Taiwan with calibrated clarity, to deter aggression but not raise the temperature.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 21, 2021

From American bald eagles to sustainable palm oil, progress takes flight
This week, environmental progress includes palm oil companies reducing their impact, and anti-food-waste efforts in Italy helping to feed the hungry.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 21, 2021

Cuba after the Castros: Three questions
Raúl Castro stepped down from the helm of Cuba's government on April 19, though he may remain the most influential person on the island.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 21, 2021

EU agrees on new carbon emissions goal ahead of US climate summit
The tentative deal, which was negotiated in an all-night session, would make the 27-nation European bloc climate-neutral by 2050. The agreement comes ahead of a U.S.-led climate summit set to gather heads of state from around the world.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 21, 2021

Is South Korea losing appetite for 'comfort women' legal cases?
For decades, the governments of Japan and South Korea have sparred - and sometimes reached agreements - over the treatment of Korean women forced into brothels during the Japanese occupation. But sexual slavery victims say they've been left out of the process.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 21, 2021

Uncertainty in Chad after long-time ruler dies in clash with rebels
Idriss Déby Itno, who ruled Chad for more than 30 years, died during a battle with rebel groups, just hours after he had won re-election as president. His son has been named the country's interim leader while rebels have vowed to take the capital.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 21, 2021

No vaccines? Wealthy Latin Americans fly to the US.
Because the wait at home is long, members of the Latin American elite are flocking to the United States to secure a COVID-19 vaccine. The trend is just one example of how inequality is shaping vaccine distribution.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 20, 2021

Worse than the Cold War? US-Russia relations hit new low.
With its relations with Washington at a nadir, Moscow is eyeing a more pragmatic, if adversarial, relationship with the U.S.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 20, 2021

In South African architecture, women build on social justice
Diversity in architecture and urban design is part of a wider conversation about who gets to design the spaces we move through every day.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 19, 2021

Why Iran nuclear talks are moving ahead, despite Israeli attack
Retaliate or negotiate? After the bombing at its nuclear site, Iran seemed to have a tactical choice. Doing both indicates a commitment to diplomacy.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 19, 2021

‘He has not bowed': Jimmy Lai and Hong Kong's future
Jimmy Lai, founder of Hong Kong's Apple Daily paper, is one of the highest-profile figures arrested under the new national security law.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 19, 2021

She's seen peacekeeping fail. Here's her advice on getting it right.
Séverine Autesserre's "The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider's Guide to Changing the World" explores why some peace projects succeed where others fail.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 19, 2021

Monday Sunrise Briefing: US-China find common cause on climate
Good morning! Welcome to your Monday, April 19, 2021, sunrise briefing.Here are two news events - on climate change and gun laws - from this past weekend (while you may have been reading "The Midnight Library," building a sandcastle, and enjoying an offline life). Also, what to look for in the news this week.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 16, 2021

US renews Palestinian ties with a tight focus: Helping people
The Biden administration says its renewed aid to the Palestinians is consistent with U.S. values and interests. But does it provide a path to peace?

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 16, 2021

‘Humbling': Canada's self-image slides in pandemic as US rebounds
For months, Canada looked at the U.S. pandemic response and felt a sense of superiority. But now the narrative has flipped.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 15, 2021

The ties that bind a nation: Unifying narratives to the rescue?
The social bonds holding Western societies together are fraying; the pandemic has prompted leaders to promote new shared symbols and narratives.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 15, 2021

They sing for a living. In the pandemic, Germany has their backs.
Thanks to a history of government funding for the arts, shuttered German opera houses and singers have kept humming during the pandemic.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 15, 2021

What's next for Afghanistan as the US prepares to pull out?
As the U.S. prepares to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, questions remain for Washington's goal of global security, and for Afghanistan's internal security and governance.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 14, 2021

How the far-right has shifted France's political center of gravity
French President Macron and Marine Le Pen are nabbing bits of each other's platforms, scrambling what topics are accepted in the political mainstream.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 14, 2021

Iran to enrich uranium by 60% yet wants relief on sanctions
After the latest attack on its nuclear facility, Iran said Tuesday it will begin enriching uranium up to 60% purity, up from 20%. This comes amid Iran's nuclear talks with world powers to get relief on sanctions in exchange for limiting its uranium enrichment.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 13, 2021

Central America forms alliance to bring US border under control
Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala have agreed to surge security forces at their own borders to contain the increase in migration toward the United States. This alliance will "make crossing the borders more difficult," says one White House official.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 13, 2021

In post-Brexit world, Europe adapts to new trade rules with UK
Trade volumes between the United Kingdom and the European Union have suffered in the wake of Brexit. As international trade rules now apply to Britain, companies across Europe have to adapt to extra costs, paperwork, and longer delivery times.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 13, 2021

How this hotel offers African migrants hope in the Canary Islands
When the Spanish government stopped contracting hotels to shelter the many Moroccan and West African migrants arriving in the Canary Islands, one couple is housing and caring for dozens who had nowhere to go.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 12, 2021

Afghanistan: Can Biden dodge failure and forge his own peace?
Perhaps, in Afghanistan, success is the absence of failure. President Biden is trying to preserve both U.S. interests and Afghan progress.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 12, 2021

Muslims worldwide celebrate a second Ramadan in lockdown
Ramadan - a time for fasting, worship, and gatherings - begins this week. Although regulations vary, there is concern that Ramadan celebrations could spark a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 12, 2021

Two million displaced in Ethiopia: Three questions on Tigray
Ethiopia's Tigray conflict has dragged on for six months, displacing more than 2 million people and leaving millions in need of assistance.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 12, 2021

Monday Sunrise Briefing: Iran facility sabotaged. Are we safer?
Good morning! Welcome to your Monday, April 12, 2021, sunrise briefing.Here are three news events - a blackout in Iran, GOP disunity, and British film awards - this past weekend (while you may have been planting arborvitae trees, grilling shrimp, and enjoying an offline life). Also, what to look for in the news this week.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 11, 2021

Iran says Natanz nuclear facility was sabotaged. Was it Israel?
Iran on Sunday described a blackout at its underground Natanz atomic facility an act of "nuclear terrorism." Suspicion fell immediately on Israel.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 09, 2021

As Myanmar protests continue, a glimmer of greater unity
Myanmar's crackdown after the Feb. 1. military coup has laid bare military violence for the majority - violence long understood by ethnic minorities.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 09, 2021

When is a grocery store not a grocery store? When it's a palace.
In Soviet Moscow, Eliseevsky grocery store was alone in having full shelves. Today only its decor distinguishes it. The shop closes this weekend.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 09, 2021

On Clubhouse, Arabs debate taboo topics - for now
Hundreds of thousands of people in the Arab world are turning to Clubhouse, the fast-growing audio chat app, to debate sensitive and controversial topics. But concerns are mounting that the open space could soon come under government scrutiny or censorship.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 09, 2021

Prince Philip remembered for his honesty, energy, and loyalty
Prince Philip, who died on Friday, spent over seven decades supporting Queen Elizabeth II during a turbulent reign for the thousand-year-old monarchy and attending more than 20,000 royal engagements.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 08, 2021

A woman's death in Mexico fueled outrage. Can it fuel police reform?
Police violence in Mexico is in the spotlight after Victoria Esperanza Salazar Arriaza's death in Tulum. Can new attention bring momentum for change?

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 08, 2021

Move over, markets. Big government is back.
Big government has been out of fashion for 40 years. Now the authorities everywhere are using state spending to prime the post-pandemic economic pump.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 08, 2021

From rabbits to seaweed, new laws protect animals and climate
Our progress roundup includes two women who are "firsts" in their jobs. Their rise spotlights personal achievement and work left to do for equity.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 08, 2021

In Egypt, women fight sexism and harassment with Thai boxing
Young women in Egypt are pushing for change in a country where they have long felt unsafe and disadvantaged. One group has taken up Thai boxing, which has empowered them to fight back against sexual harassment and violence.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 08, 2021

How lingering tensions over Brexit ignited Northern Ireland
In response to four nights of violence in Northern Ireland between British loyalists and Irish nationalists, leaders are calling for peace. The unrest is in part due to rising tensions over post-Brexit trade rules and worsening relations between Belfast's political parties.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 07, 2021

Vying with the West for power, Russia moves closer to China
In a growing challenge to the West, Russia and China are fostering close ties. To offset Western sanctions, Chinese companies have provided Russia substitutes for missing Western technologies. Russia has also provided China with cutting-edge military technologies.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 07, 2021

Black master falconer helps birds and at-risk youth take flight
This Black master falconer is a mentor, conservationist, and Dr. Dolittle of sorts - saving raptors, at-risk youth, and himself along the way.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 07, 2021

Amid pandemic, African presidents keep eye on climate change
At a recent African Development Bank meeting, heads of state from across the continent were quick to note that solutions to problems posed by climate change do exist. They're just being implemented too slowly - a problem exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 07, 2021

How the pandemic may transform London for the better
As London begins to make a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, developers and city planners are figuring out how to build back so that the city evolves into a more friendly, diverse, and flexible place for workers and visitors alike.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 06, 2021

North Korea to skip Tokyo Olympics because of COVID-19
North Korea said it will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics to protect its athletes from the coronavirus. But the Games have also been a conduit for politics, and the North's decision is seen as a diplomatic setback.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 06, 2021

Senegal's rape law changed last year. Have attitudes?
Protests shook Senegal after the arrest of politician Ousmane Sonko. Women's advocates say public reaction shows low support for survivors of assault.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 06, 2021

It's official: Putin signs law that could extend his rule to 2036
Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing him to potentially hold onto power until 2036. This formalizes constitutional changes endorsed in a vote last July, which reset Mr. Putin's presidential term limits.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 06, 2021

Step toward reconciliation: France opens Rwandan genocide archives
France is opening its archives concerning the Rwandan genocide to the public. It's a move that might help the two countries improve relations. Rwandan authorities will soon release their own report, which they said "will complement and enrich" it.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 05, 2021

It doesn't happen here: Why ‘coup plot' in Jordan sent shock waves
Jordan is a key U.S. ally and an important regional facilitator. Which is why just the hint of a destabilizing "coup" sent tremors far and wide.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 05, 2021

Is a pandemic the time to have a baby? Potential moms wrestle with question.
The pandemic is forcing women to reassess the value they put on having a child and what they are willing to do to realize it.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 05, 2021

Trial underway: Five questions about Netanyahu's political fate
As Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial begins, he's also - separately - at risk of losing his position as Israeli prime minister. After inconclusive national elections, Israel's parliament is trying to form a governing coalition, and it's not clear if he'll be included.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 05, 2021

Monday Sunrise Briefing: Instability in Jordan averted?
Good morning! Welcome to your Monday, April 5, 2021, sunrise briefing.Here are two news events - an alleged coup plot and a baseball boycott - this past weekend (while you may have been orienteering, hiding Easter eggs, and enjoying an offline life). Also, what to look for in the news this week.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 04, 2021

Jordanian prince: A case of sedition or simply dissent?
Jordanian authorities said Sunday they stopped a "malicious plot" by a former crown prince - King Abdullah's half brother - to destabilize the kingdom.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 02, 2021

Latin America asked for pandemic help. Russia and China heard the call.
Russia and China's help for Latin America, particularly in delivering vaccines, may challenge the region's taken-for-granted alignment with the U.S.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 02, 2021

US and Iran to begin indirect talks on nuclear program
In the first major step since the U.S. pulled out of an 2015 Iran nuclear accord, both the U.S. and Iran have agreed to resume negotiations. The participants in the accord, which include the E.U., China, and Russia, will meet in Vienna next week.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 02, 2021

What are land acknowledgments, and how do they help Indigenous peoples?
Acknowledgment of a land's native inhabitants can educate the public about history - and help reconcile Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 01, 2021

Should a bullying comedy routine be illegal? Canada's high court may decide.
Protecting the right to free speech and preserving human dignity can be mutually exclusive, as in a case before the Canada high court.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 01, 2021

China continues Hong Kong clampdown as activists are convicted
Some of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy advocates have been found guilty of unauthorized assembly, on charges stemming from anti-government protests in 2019. It is the latest blow to Hong Kong civil liberties.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 01, 2021

In Myanmar, opposition leaders seek alliance with armed groups
An underground government of civilians challenging Myanmar's ruling military junta have crafted a new constitution, and is seeking an alliance with armed ethnic minority groups in the countryside who have long sought more autonomy.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Apr 01, 2021

Biden wants to beat China. Beijing says, bring it on.
The U.S. sees China's autocratic model of government as an epoch-defining challenge. Beijing is preparing to defend it and has gone on the offensive.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 31, 2021

Yemen: Behind the Saudi ‘peace offer,' a US sales pitch
If the path to progress on Yemen runs through Riyadh, it may be because the U.S. and U.N. sold the Saudis on the value of a changed narrative.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 31, 2021

Freeing the Ever Given was the easy part. Now, the investigation.
How did the Ever Given get stuck the Suez Canal - and disrupting billions of dollars of trade that flow through it - for nearly a week? Investigators are trying to answer that question, along with who is responsible.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 31, 2021

Coral reefs in Fiji rebound at unexpected pace
This global progress roundup includes signs that the needle can move on even the most obdurate problems, from sewage pollution to human trafficking.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 30, 2021

Germany has money. Why don't its schools have computers?
The pandemic has created the will to fix the long-standing - and now critical - problem of lack of technology in German classrooms.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 30, 2021

The battle for democracy goes on in Haiti as Moïse gains power
Haitian President Jovenel Moïse has passed dozens of decrees since he came into power in 2017 - some welcomed, and others controversial. For critics, his growing power is bringing back memories of the Duvalier dictatorship.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 30, 2021

In Europe, revelers flock to restriction-free Madrid
Madrid's policy of keeping bars, restaurants, museums, and theaters open has offered an oasis of fun - and pandemic risk - for young Europeans, who are heading to the city to escape strict lockdowns elsewhere.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 30, 2021

How Beijing is tightening its grip on Hong Kong's legislature
Beijing has reduced the amount of directly elected seats in Hong Kong's legislature, likely increasing the mainland government's grip on the island's politics. "The election system is completely dismantled," said one former lawmaker.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 29, 2021

Swim together or sink alone: African states unite to confront pirate threat
Rising piracy in West African waters makes them the world's most dangerous maritime zone. Cash-strapped local governments are pooling their resources.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 29, 2021

India trashes 100 million tires a year. She turns them into playgrounds.
Anthill Creations, the brainchild of Pooja Rai, is a Bengaluru-based nonprofit that designs and builds low-cost playgrounds throughout India.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 29, 2021

The tugboats that could: Ever Given freed from Suez Canal
The Ever Given, the cargo ship stuck in the Suez Canal for nearly a week, has been dislodged by a flotilla of tugboats and is moving through the canal once more. About 12% of global trade by volume goes through the waterway under normal circumstances.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 29, 2021

China warns brands not to engage in politics over abuse reports
Chinese officials said H&M and other foreign companies should not get caught up in politics after they raised concerns about forced labor in Xinjiang. Western governments imposed sanctions on China last week, and now Chinese consumers are boycotting the brands.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 29, 2021

Monday Sunrise Briefing: Is Suez Canal megaship a trend too far?
Good morning! Welcome to your Monday, March 29, 2021, sunrise briefing.Here are two news events from this past weekend (while you may have been spreading mulch, taking a yoga class, and enjoying an offline life). Also, what to look for in the news this week.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 28, 2021

Can more tugboats and a 'king tide' free Suez Canal ship?
A dozen tugboats will try to nudge the Ever Given free during high tide on Monday as dredgers continue to vacuum up sand from under the vessel.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 28, 2021

Passover in Israel: Celebrating pandemic progress and freedom
Israelis are enjoying what feels like a post-pandemic freedom, lending special significance to this year's Passover.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 28, 2021

In Myanmar, funerals become platforms for pro-democracy protests
The escalating violence - which took the lives of 114 people Saturday - prompted a U.N. human rights expert to accuse the Myanmar junta of "mass murder."

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 26, 2021

Myanmar protesters bridge religious divides to counter military coup
Myanmar's protesters are uniting across long-standing religious divides to oppose the military coup, activists say.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 26, 2021

First step: Threaten to ban Twitter. Next: A separate Russian internet?
Moscow is threatening to cut off Twitter within Russia, suggesting it is trying to make it possible to sever its domestic internet from the world.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 26, 2021

Eritrea withdrawing troops from Tigray, Ethiopia's Abiy says
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced that Eritrea has agreed to withdraw troops from Ethiopia's Tigray region. But that doesn't mean fighting between the Ethiopian government and Tigray forces is over.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 25, 2021

How does a cargo ship get stuck in the Suez Canal? And what now?
Authorities, engineers, and onlookers had never seen anything like it: a cargo ship the size of a skyscraper lodged in the Suez Canal, blocking all traffic. Teams of experts are trying everything to free the ship, creating a scene that is equal parts serious and absurd.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 25, 2021

North Korea's test-fire of ballistic missiles is a test for Biden
North Korea test-fired its first ballistic missiles since U.S. President Joe Biden took office, having rejected offers for dialogue. Experts say North Korea may stage bigger provocations as the U.S. is unlikely to lift economic sanctions anytime soon.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 25, 2021

Beyond the Underground Railroad: Reckoning with Canada's slavery history
The history of slavery in Canada is often framed solely as the end of the Underground Railroad. But a new institute wants to plunge more deeply.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 25, 2021

Millennials bore COVID's economic brunt. Will boomers help them out?
COVID-19 has widened the global generation gap. Governments run by baby boomers can narrow it by helping young people get back on their economic feet.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 24, 2021

Israeli election: Arab Islamist party could become kingmaker
Parliamentary elections have left Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu without a clear path to leadership. The United Arab List, predicted to have won five seats in the Knesset, is still deciding which parliamentary bloc to support.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 24, 2021

Bias against darker skin: Colorism gnaws in Britain's minority communities
In Britain, colorism - the bias against those with darker skin - is a prejudice that is propagated within minority communities themselves.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 24, 2021

Myanmar junta frees over 600 protestors as silence strike begins
Hundreds of imprisoned protestors in Myanmar have been released in the first apparent gesture by the military to try to placate the protest movement. Meanwhile, protestors began a ‘silence strike' on Wednesday.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 24, 2021

Most Indian tea pickers are landless. Can their kids fight back?
After a lifetime of picking tea, plantation workers are left landless once they stop working - their housing, on the tea estates, is tied to their labor. Their children, who are often stuck working at the plantations to keep their parents housed, are fighting for a better deal.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 24, 2021

Mideastern trio hopes that peace is in the air (and water)
For peacemakers, finding common cause is a step toward resolving disputes. This Mideast group focuses on neighbors' shared environmental concerns.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 23, 2021

To fight terrorism, a German imam makes daily trek to prison
Imam Husamuddin Meyer shows how spiritual counseling can help inmates reach the inner peace they need to avoid veering into Islamic fundamentalism.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 23, 2021

Afghanistan warlords remain wild cards in path to progress
As the United States prepares to pull the last of its troops from Afghanistan in May, tension mounts between the Afghan government and Abdul Gani Alipoor, a powerful warlord who many ethnic Hazaras see as a hero.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 23, 2021

Myanmar junta justifies crackdown, accuses Suu Kyi of graft
Myanmar's military junta accused ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi of corruption in an effort to discredit her. The military also said they are justified in their crackdown because demonstrators were violent.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 22, 2021

Israel election: Arab voters want voices heard, but not at any cost
In Israeli elections Tuesday, the support of Arab voters has been in high demand. But how ready are Jews and Arabs to be true political partners?

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 22, 2021

Saudis offer cease-fire in Yemen, meeting some Houthi demands
The cease-fire, which would allow a major airport to open in Yemen's capital and end fighting after seven years of war, comes as Riyadh tries to rehabilitate its image with the Biden administration.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 22, 2021

Kenyan women can own land too: A women-only village inspires others
Residents in a village in Kenya that was founded as a refuge for women in 1990 could be granted the title deed for their own tract of grazing land. They hope it could spur a growing recognition of equal property rights in other communities.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 22, 2021

Cacao without deforestation? Land reform in Brazil bears fruit.
This week's Points of Progress includes a decadeslong effort to restore fisheries in California and a breakthrough in earthquake and tsunami detection.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 22, 2021

Monday Sunrise Briefing: Pushing back against Asian hate
Good morning! Welcome to your Monday, March 22, 2021, sunrise briefing.Here are three news events from this past weekend (while you may have been mountain biking, dancing the samba, and enjoying an offline life). Also, what to look for in the news this week.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 21, 2021

Mexico take new steps to close its southern border to migrants
Mexico sent dozens of immigration agents and National Guard troops to its border with Guatemala Sunday to stem the flow of migrant families.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 21, 2021

Mexico takes new steps to close its southern border to migrants
Mexico sent dozens of immigration agents and National Guard troops to its border with Guatemala Sunday to stem the flow of migrant families.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 19, 2021

Extortion of therapy patients in Finland shakes culture of privacy
The hack of a private psychotherapy center - including patient session notes - has struck the culture of privacy in Finland hard.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 19, 2021

Brazil's Lula cleared to run again: Can he write a new chapter?
Brazil's former President Lula is eligible to run for president next year. Voters say he'll need to offer more than just a throwback to better days.

Christian Science Monitor--world
Mar 19, 2021

Samia Suluhu Hassan becomes Tanzania's first female president
Samia Suluhu Hassan has been sworn in as Tanzania's first female president, following the death of her predecessor John Magufuli. Ms. Hassan has had a meteoric rise in politics and was chosen by Mr. Magufuli as his vice president in 2015.

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