This Monday, Socialists win Spain election amid far-right breakthrough, Sudan’s military and opposition agree on joint council after Bashir ousting, Algeria’s army chief a top target in 10th week of protests, synagogue shooting keeps religious leaders on edge: ‘No one should be gunned down in worship,’ and Iran says leaving nuclear treaty one of many options after U.S. sanctions move.
This Thursday, Kim Jong-un meets Putin in Russia, three top Sudanese generals agree to quit as protests continue, Mozambique cyclone victims forced to trade sex for food, tropical tree losses persist at high levels, and Brazil’s indigenous people "fight for the right to exist."
Mozambique: Cyclone victims forced to trade sex for food (Human Rights Watch)
How the U.S. miscounted the dead in Syria (Foreign Policy)
Across 27 countries, most don’t mind more religion in society (Christianity Today)
Addiction recovery as free labor (Axios)
This Earth Day, more information about Sri Lanka’s terror attacks on Christians and foreigners, the CIA gives proof of Huawei’s connections to Chinese military, and the US makes new push against Iranian oil exports.
Two arresting Earth Day facts (Axios)
The giants at the heart of the opioid crisis (NY Times)
This Thursday, some huge developments around the world took place. Julian Assange, the leader of WikiLeaks who had been taking shelter in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, was arrested today and faces extradition to the US. In addition, Sudan’s genocide-accused president Al-Bashir was ousted by the country’s military after months of protests. Finally, the middle class is no longer truly “middle.” Read more on why, and check out more stories, below.
Asia's worst aging fears begin to come true (Nikkei Asian Review)