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Response to French Letter Denouncing #MeToo Shows a Sharp Divide

Advertisement PARIS — A public letter signed by more than 100 French women that denounced the #MeToo movement has sparked an intense debate in France over everything from the appropriate limits of flirtation to the extent to which the French ...

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Cardinal Law and the U.S.-Rome Sex Abuse Divide

Advertisement ROME — Early on Wednesday morning, hours after Cardinal Bernard F. Law died in a Rome hospital, a priest unlocked a small chapel at the Basilica of St. Mary Major and pointed to the spot under the marble altar ...

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Ali Abdullah Saleh, Strongman Who Helped Unite Yemen, and Divide It, Dies at 75

Advertisement Ali Abdullah Saleh, the former leader of Yemen, was known as a hardy survivor of Middle Eastern politics who had ruled for more than three decades and re-emerged to play a major role in his country’s devastating civil war. ...

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Two Border Cities Share Russian History — and a Sharp European Divide

Advertisement IVANGOROD, Russia — Little divides the Russian town of Ivangorod and its Estonian twin, Narva, but a fairly narrow river. That, and a vast cultural chasm. If any more proof were needed, it came when the European Union decided ...

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Memories of Diana Reflect Britain’s Yawning Generational Divide

LONDON — Eating strawberries beside a memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales, two teenagers debated when it was that the princess had died. Was it in 2000? Or more recently? The revelation that Diana died in 1997 – 20 years ...

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