Sudan’s longtime leader was ousted in a military coup. Protesters still want democracy.

Sudan’s longtime leader was ousted in a military coup. Protesters still want democracy.

Omar al-Bashir, an accused war criminal, was arrested by the military on Thursday. The Sudanese military has ousted president Omar al-Bashir in an apparent coup, following months of intense anti-government protests against the long-serving dictator. Gen. Awad Ibn Auf, Sudan’s defense minister and former vice president, announced al-Bashir’s overthrow on Thursday, telling the country al-Bashir had been arrested and that his regime had been toppled. Ibn Auf also declared that the constitution would be suspended…

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Brexiteer to Irish backstop: a handy Brexit glossary

Brexiteer to Irish backstop: a handy Brexit glossary

The terms you need to know to understand the EU-UK divorce. Brexit — a portmanteau for “British exit” — has generated a lot of very specific lingo. And those terms we use to describe and define the United Kingdom’s breakup with the European Union can sometimes make this already complicated process even harder to follow. Here’s a handy glossary of Brexit terms, with some links to more in-depth coverage, to help you better understand this…

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Amazon says it’s a leader on fighting climate change. 5,000 employees disagree.

Amazon says it’s a leader on fighting climate change. 5,000 employees disagree.

They want the company to stop using fossil fuels entirely. Amazon employees are using their influence as shareholders to push the company to take bolder action on climate change. Since Tuesday, more than 5,000 employees have signed a letter to CEO Jeff Bezos and Amazon’s board of directors, pressuring them to come up with a companywide climate plan that would lead Amazon to transition to 100 percent renewable energy. They also want Amazon to stop…

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