MEXICO CITY — Statues of Columbus are being toppled across the Americas, amid fierce debates over the region’s legacy of European conquest and colonialism. Few have been more contentious than the replacement of a monument at the heart of Mexico’s capital, touching on some of the most intense disputes inContinue Reading

After a year in which only one out of 13 Nobel laureates was a woman, a top official at the institution that awards some of the prizes dismissed the idea of gender quotas, saying the current system was in line with “the spirit of Alfred Nobel’s last will.” Goran K.Continue Reading

India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party’s presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu, greets well wishers who called on her at Raigangpur in Odisha, India, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. AP hide caption toggle caption AP India’s governing Bharatiya Janata Party’s presidential candidate Draupadi Murmu, greets well wishers who called on her at Raigangpur inContinue Reading