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April 9, 2019

The pressure to be beautiful in Bangladesh

As women we are often compelled to portray our beautiful selves," says Habiba Nowrose, a 29-year-old photographer documenting the pressures on women in Bangladesh to be attractive. "In that path to avail beauty we are made to strip off…

Algeria to choose Bouteflika’s interim replacement

Algerian lawmakers are set to confirm an interim replacement for Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday after the ailing president resigned last week in the face of massive protests. The constitution stipulates that the speaker of the upper…