Many Israelis seem increasingly receptive to the views of far-right politicians like Itamar Ben-Gvir. This shift could have serious implications for the future of Israel and Palestine.
Young, educated Chinese women who want to escape a traditional family life as the government promotes the “three-child policy” have been emigrating to build a career overseas. They call themselves “pao lu” or “running deer,” a term that allows them to avoid censorship on social media.
In a region where eight coups have unfolded in the past three years, presidents have extended term limits and elections have lacked credibility, Liberian President George Weah’s acknowledgment of his electoral defeat stood out.
Admirers of the Dutch crime drama “Mocro Maffia” see it as brutally honest and ultimately informative. Its detractors insist it is a sensational take on a topic that should be handled with greater nuance, a wish-fulfilling fantasy exacerbating the societal problems it aims to address.
Two years ago, a linguistic and political Pandora’s box was opened: Under new rules, tutors were no longer allowed to hold private classes in person or online for students based in China. Private tutors across the globe found themselves without work.
An irrigation canal is at the heart of a diplomatic standoff between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For Haiti, which is beset by gang violence and facing a humanitarian crisis, this is about more than just a canal. It is about a country’s right to exploit its own resources.
At the towns of Torkham and Chaman on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, New Lines met several Afghans who were born and raised in Pakistan but are being expelled as “unauthorized” refugees, forced to leave their birthplace behind for a country they barely know.