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Global Newsstand: Should Kenya follow in Ukraine’s footsteps? and more

“Ukraine has voted for a comedian with no political experience [as] the next president of a country at war,” states an editorial. “… Volodymyr Zelenskiy, 41, apparently won by a landslide, taking out incumbent Petro Poroshenko. … High-level corruption across all levels of government in Kenya threatens the integrity and basic functioning of the state. Yahoo News – Latest News ...

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Global Newsstand: Diverse teaching staffs are valuable, and more

“These are banner times for the education system across Australia and North America,” writes Jessie Tu. “… In the past few years, the lack of cultural diversity in mainstream media, sports and government has been a contentious topic of discussion. “One thing is evident today: while [Mahatma] Gandhi is hailed as the founding father of the Indian republic and one ...

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Global Newsstand: Bangladesh has an opportunity to take the lead in disaster relief, and more

“The massive cyclone Idai that devastated Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe [from March 4 to March 21] has destroyed 90 percent of Beira, the second biggest city in Mozambique…,” writes Saleemul Huq. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Global Newsstand: Trump’s Golan Heights declaration will have regional repercussions, and more

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Global Newsstand: Put women at the negotiation table, and more

“March 8, International Women’s Day – or ‘Women’s Combat Day’, as many feminists call it in Germany – has just been declared a public holiday in Berlin,” writes Hannah Neumann. “Awareness for discrimination and sexualised violence is rising…. At the same time, from Bilbao to Brussels to Berlin and Bucharest, women and their concerns remain grossly marginalised…. The EU urgently ...

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Global Newsstand: Following US-North Korea summit collapse, South Korea must play mediator, and more

“Achieving denuclearization and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula will likely be a lengthy process following the breakdown in the second summit between the United States and North Korea in Hanoi,” states an editorial. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Global Newsstand: Citizenship should be inclusive, not exclusive, even for ISIS members, and more

“In 2016, British Prime Minister Theresa May derided cosmopolitan elite as ‘citizens of nowhere,’ ” writes Huma Yusuf. “Her government is now taking this phrase too literally in its attempts to strip Shamima Begum – a teenaged UK citizen of Bangladeshi heritage who joined the militant Islamic State (IS) group – of her citizenship…. Rather than centre the notion of ...

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Global Newsstand: Europe is using Syria as a Guantanamo for Islamic State fighters, and more

“The message came in typical Donald Trump manner: lacking in style…,” writes Matthias von Hein. “But, like it or not, there is some validity to the United States president’s demand that European countries take back their citizens who fought for the Islamic State group (IS) and are currently being held in Kurdish captivity…. The prisoners are becoming an overwhelming burden ...

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