International articles

Australian meat industry licks lips at post-Brexit Europe

As Britain’s divorce from the European Union begins Wednesday, Australia’s meat industry is licking its lips at the prospect of a boost in exports as London scrambles to sign free-trade deals across the globe.

The pain and defiance of ‘Shoah’ maker Lanzmann

“I am completely against death,” declared Claude Lanzmann, the maker of the landmark documentary on the Holocaust, “Shoah”, who lost his 23-year-old son Felix to cancer two months ago.

Ruby rush brings gangland turf war to Mozambique

The stakes are high in Montepuez where the discovery of rubies has led to violence among miners that has turned the northern town into what some describe as Mozambique’s own version of the Wild West.

Duterte offers authoritarianism as Philippine panacea

Three turbulent decades after the Philippines shed dictatorship, President Rodrigo Duterte is offering a return to authoritarian rule as a solution to all the problems democracy has failed to fix.

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