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Syria war: US deploys reinforcements to Syria after Russia clashes

A US official says the move sends a "signal to Russia" to avoid "provocative actions" in Syria.

Syria war: US deploys extra troops to Syria after Russia clashes

A US official says the move sends a "signal to Russia" to avoid "provocative actions" in Syria.

Obituary: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a trailblazer to women of all stripes.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Obituary of the Supreme Court justice

US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a trailblazer to women of all stripes.

Coronavirus in South Africa: Relief, pride and the 'new normal'

As the "worst phase of the epidemic" is overcome, experts delve into the data to learn more about Covid-19.

Pakistan outcry over police victim-blaming of gang-raped mother

A police chief's comments spark an unprecedented backlash after a woman was raped in front of her children.

How many people does it take to oust a political leader?

How big does a protest need to be to topple a political leader? One estimate is 3.5% of the country's population.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Supreme Court Justice dies

The US Supreme Court justice was a feminist heroine, cultural icon and national treasure.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge dies of cancer, aged 87

The justice, an iconic champion of women's rights, dies at 87 after suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge dies of cancer aged 87

The justice, an iconic champion of women's rights, dies after suffering from pancreatic cancer.

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