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Parasite makes history, winning top prize at SAG Awards

It is the first film not in English to win the prize for outstanding performance by a cast in a motion picture. See full article

Venezuela's Guaido defies travel ban, heads to Colombia

Opposition leader arrives in Bogota, where he is expected to meet US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. See full article

Iraq protesters block roads as they step up calls for reform

More protests planned as demonstrators call for overhaul of political system, new prime minister and electoral laws. See full article

Clashes cut short Hong Kong rally as police officers are attacked

Violence erupts at rally after thousands gather at a park to call for greater democratic freedoms in China-ruled city. See full article

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In Kashmir, an empty bed signifies a life lost

A female Kashmiri photojournalist describes the challenges and advantages of covering the story of her homeland. See full article

The children's storyteller helping Taiwan sort fact from fiction

Concerns about disinformation, particularly from mainland China, have grown since Tsai Ing-wen first took power in 2016. See full article

EsmaiI Qaani: New 'shadow commander' of Iran's Quds Force

Esmail Qaani is likely to pursue his predecessor's policies with 'greater vigour and ruthlessness', say experts. See full article

In Pictures: Locust outbreak spreads across East Africa

Officials warn numerous swarms pose 'unprecedented' threat to food security and livelihoods in parts of the region. See full article

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Mind the gap: 22 men are richer than all of Africa's women

A new report by Oxfam shows that the world's wealthiest 1 percent continue to control more wealth than most others. See full article

In wealthy Canada, millions go hungry: Report

'Food insecurity' raises the likelihood of infectious diseases and suicide, new study shows. See full article

Microsoft, Citi, Walmart make corporate climate A list

CDP names 179 firms as business leaders in transparency and action as Japan surpasses US in number of top companies. See full article

SpaceX test succeeds; now plans to launch two astronauts to space

After a fireball and minutes-long test, Musk's space company is on the precipice of history. See full article