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‘Fake news’ fuelled civil war in Burundi. Now it’s being used again

Exiled journalists tell of how decades of balanced post-conflict reporting is being dismantled by President Nkurunziza. As a journalist, it is Aline’s job to report on her country and president, but she doesn’t know how…

This Is How Trump’s Abortion Policy Will Curb Life-Saving Health Care

  “Many are going to die,” warned one impoverished 17-year-old Kenyan woman who nearly lost her life to a back-alley abortion. Quinter Atieno was 13 years old when she first sought out a back-alley abortion.…

The World According to Men

  ISTANBUL—For most of the 19th and 20th centuries, women war correspondents were rare creatures—considered intellectual oddities, more likely to be fetishized than taken seriously as news gatherers. Even as recently as 2002, Vanity Fair…

The “Gang of Girls” Risks Their Lives to Report From Inside a War Zone

Amid the rubble of Syria, a band of women are risking prison, or worse, to report, write, and edit the civil war’s paper of record. Kholoud Waleed* was startled awake by the sound of the…

Why Turkey won’t say the G-word when it comes to the Armenians

  Istanbul, Turkey (CNN) – Sitting on a sunny bench in Istanbul’s Gezi Park, Fadime Gurgen dismisses the controversy surrounding the 100th anniversary Friday of the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire with a wave…

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