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The U.S. president cited equality for historically disadvantaged groups as one of the "enormous gains" of democracy.

March 22 2016 4:37 PM

The minister-president of Belgium's capital region called the attacks unprecedented, and declared "As a Brussels citizen, I feel an horror that cannot be named."

March 22 2016 10:38 AM

Who runs the world? Sen. Bernie Sanders, by a landslide, if expatriated Americans have anything to say. 

March 21 2016 1:46 PM

Judith Gough says her host countries, even homophobic ones, have been welcoming, but some diplomats from elsewhere question her posting.

March 20 2016 8:13 PM

Shouting "kill, kill, kill," they forced the evacuation of an LGBT festival in Lviv.

March 20 2016 2:18 PM Updated
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