The Cover Up

Iranian authorities began covering graves showing images of women without the mandatory headscarf (hijab), as the government intensifies its crackdown on how Iranian women can dress, Radio Free Europe reported. Cemetery officials in the capital said that nearly 100 tombstones with photos of women without a...

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Not Innocent

Lesotho prosecutors dropped all charges against former Prime Minister Thomas Thabane and his wife for their involvement in the 2017 murder of his estranged ex-wife in a case that shook the tiny, politically-unstable African nation, Agence France-Presse reported. Officials said they dropped the case after they...

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Workers, Please

The Spanish government passed a bill this week that will relax requirements for undocumented migrant laborers in an effort to bring thousands of workers into the labor force and shore up understaffed sectors such as hospitality and farming, the Associated Press reported. The new measure aims...

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What Lies Beneath

Scottish art conservators have discovered a self-portrait of renowned artist Vincent van Gogh hidden under one of his paintings for more than a century, CNN reported. The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) said conservators came across the secret work after taking an X-ray of the artist’s...

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