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.

Hong Kong protesters trickle out from besieged campus as city prepares for elections

Sunday’s district council vote looms as a test of support for the pro-democracy movement after months of anti-government unrest.

India is the best place in the world to have a smartphone. That’s about to change.

Telecom companies reeling from bruising competition are planning to raise prices.

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

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