More than 80 percent of the millions of Iraqi civilians displaced by the war against the Islamic State have returned home. But for those whose families joined the militant group, acceptance has varied.
Rishi Sunak, the chancellor of the exchequer, and Sajid Javid, the health secretary, said they resigned over the appointment of lawmaker Chris Pincher to a key government post, despite earlier accusations of misconduct.
Sri Lanka’s problems are, in many aspects, unique to its situation and self-inflicted. Yet the astonishing collapse of the country is also inextricably linked to a wider, interlocking series of global phenomena.
TikTok’s “interracial influencers,” unwittingly or not, are benefiting in part from the nation’s long history and not-always-healthy fascination with mixed-race families. But this time, real-world interracial couples can present the narratives of their lives directly to the masses.