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Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong resigns amid anti-corruption campaign

By ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL Associated Press HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese President Vo Van Thuong resigned after a little over a year in the position, the Communist Party said Wednesday, making him the latest senior official to leave office after likely being implicated in an intense ...

The first woman to run for president in years in Senegal is inspiring hope

By BABACAR DIONE and JESSICA DONATI Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal's only female presidential candidate may have little to no chance of winning in Sunday's election, but activists say her presence is helping to advance a decadeslong campaign to achieve gender equality in ...

Israelis evacuated from the Lebanese border wonder if they’ll ever return

By MELANIE LIDMAN Associated Press KIRYAT SHMONA, Israel (AP) — For four years, Sivan Shoshani Partush recruited families for Kibbutz Malkiya, a community of around 400 that she calls her "little slice of heaven." It wasn't a hard sell: spacious homes, beautiful nature, paths winding ...