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A Sliver of Hope on the Deadly Route to the Canary Islands

A Sliver of Hope on the Deadly Route to the Canary Islands

The route from Western Sahara to Spain’s Canary Islands has become the world's deadliest migratory crossing to Europe, mainly due to tighter controls in the Mediterranean. In the departure zones from the Sahara coast, a humanitarian nicknamed Papa Africa, like a lookout, strives to protect the lives of migrants.

NATO Helped Georgia Counter Russian Trolls. Then the Strategy Backfired

NATO Helped Georgia Counter Russian Trolls. Then the Strategy Backfired

Drawing on insider testimony, Freedom of Information Act requests and publicly available data, New Lines has pieced together how Western partners provided support to a Georgian disinformation unit that used fake media profiles to launch Russian-style attacks against critics of the government.

The Medical Instrument Behind 135 Years of Women’s Pain

The Medical Instrument Behind 135 Years of Women’s Pain

In 1889, French surgeon Samuel Pozzi, inspired by an American Civil War-era bullet extractor, invented an instrument to ease gynecological exams and provide better care for women. Despite causing debilitating pain, it is still used worldwide 135 years later.

Ukraine Has Every Right To Hit Russians in Russia With US Weapons

Ukraine Has Every Right To Hit Russians in Russia With US Weapons

Washington insists that the most effective U.S.-supplied artillery systems in Ukraine should be aimed strictly within Ukrainian territory. Not only are these restrictions holding back Ukraine militarily, they are also inconsistent and ultimately illogical.

Populism and Power in Mexico’s Historic Election — With Alma Guillermoprieto

Populism and Power in Mexico’s Historic Election — With Alma Guillermoprieto

Veteran Mexican correspondent Alma Guillermoprieto joins New Lines’ Danny Postel on The Lede for a discussion about how the upcoming election in Mexico is actually not about the two leading candidates, her sadness about the current situation in Nicaragua, and her secret — she is not interested in politics.