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Film and TV director Jose Padilha knows violence and corruption in Brazil. That’s why he’s worried

Some of Jose Padilha's films and TV shows about unchecked crime and corruption in Brazil could be mistaken for documentaries.

As Venezuela spirals downward, South America struggles to absorb its migrants and refugees

Amid reports of rising xenophobia, South American countries are straining to cope with the arrival of Venezuelan immigrants, a tide that is expected to increase in 2019.

Law used against journalist Maria Ressa stirs fears among Filipinos: It could target ‘all of us’

The arrest of Philippine journalist Maria Ressa highlights the chilling effect of the country's cyber libel law, a powerful tool for President Rodrigo Duterte.

Remembering Joe Alex Morris Jr., the L.A. Times correspondent who died covering the Iranian revolution

Joe Alex Morris Jr. of the Los Angeles Times was the only American journalist to be killed during the 1979 Iranian revolution. A fellow correspondent remembers.

Israel’s Netanyahu and his foreign minister enrage Poland with Holocaust finger-pointing; summit collapses

Poland on Monday pulled out of a summit in Jerusalem, triggering the collapse of the entire meeting, after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles "collaborated with the Nazis" and "were breastfed anti-Semitism by their mothers."

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