A woman marches with her children in Bogota. (AP)
A woman marches with her children in Bogota. (AP)

With nationwide strike, Colombia joins South America’s season of protest

Waving flags and banners, the protesters represented a range of disgruntled sectors of society — students, unions and leftist and indigenous groups — who share rising anger against the increasingly unpopular government of conservative President Iván Duque.

China says Trump is on ‘edge of precipice’ as Hong Kong rights bill hits his desk

Protesters in the Asian financial center called for the U.S. president to sign a bill designed to safeguard the territory’s freedoms.
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Ukraine is an afterthought in Washington’s impeachment drama

For Ukrainian officials, the best thing to do may be to stand back and try to avoid the crossfire.

Argentine prosecutors seek abuse-related arrest of bishop who worked with Pope Francis

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta is reported to have gone dark inside Vatican City.
(Oli Scarff)
(Oli Scarff)

Beyond the U.S., these countries are immersed in their own election dramas

The U.S. isn't alone: Catch up on Israel, Britain, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Algeria and Afghanistan.
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