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1 July 2018

Stories from 1 July 2018

Peru bids untimely farewell to World Cup Russia 2018 with heads high and a smile

"Peru is disqualified from this football world cup [...but is] backed by one of the best group of fans ever seen..."

Tired of murders targeting women, Ugandans take to the streets in peaceful protest

"And so I march. To remember them, they were not given any justice and no one was held accountable for their gruesome deaths. But I recognize them."

Who are the main candidates in Madagascar's presidential election?

The next presidential election shows every sign of bringing another stormy episode to political life in Madagascar.

Was a Japanese cybersecurity expert murdered by an online troll?

When a previously anonymous internet celebrity in Japan revealed his true identity, his long-time troll was waiting to track him down.

The women behind Armenia's “Velvet Revolution”

The massive protests that felled a long-time ruler showed citizens' impatience for political reforms. But many women want change to go even further.