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How Mexico, bastion of machismo, got a female president before the U.S.

MEXICO CITY — Mexico is famous for its macho culture. Women here didn’t win the right to vote for president until 1953 — three...

Russia co-opts far-right politicians in Europe with cash, officials say

PRAGUE — When an associate of one of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s closest allies launched a pro-Kremlin media outlet here in May 2023, Czech...

A scientist, a leftist and a former Mexico City mayor. Who is Claudia Sheinbaum?

MEXICO CITY — Claudia Sheinbaum, who will be Mexico’s first woman leader in the nation’s more than 200 years of independence, captured the presidency...

Young men flee Myanmar in panic after struggling military starts draft

SANGKHLA BURI, Thailand — Six pickup trucks jammed with migrants from Myanmar sped through a border town in western Thailand just after dawn.Lin Soe,...

Analysis | Zelensky comes to Asia and scolds China

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