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Review: This week’s releases challenge traditions — part 2 Special

This week’s releases include a pleasing remake; an empowering yet unconventional heist movie; a Western with a different objective; a first in one of the longest running series; the missing link; and a maternal fairy tale.

Review: ‘Widows’ is an electrifying narrative grounded in the real world Special

‘Widows’ is a thrilling movie that gains audience’s support by depicting genuine heroines preparing to take extreme measures to regain control of their lives.

Afghan war widows pay heavy price for husband's sacrifice

Jelalabad - Widowed Afghan grandmother Janat Bibi has no adult males left in her family after the Taliban killed her son and two grandsons during an attack on their police base a few months ago.

Widows struggle year after Brazil football team wiped out

S - Fabienne Belle had already been floored by the news that her husband was killed in the air crash that wiped out Brazil's Chapecoense football team. Then one day, without warning, she received his old suitcase in the mail.

Afghanistan's 'hill of widows' live in a world apart

Kabul - The first women settled on this stony slope outside Kabul in the 1990s hoping to escape the stigma those like them are forced to endure.

Afghanistan's 'hill of widows' live in a world apart

Kabul - The first women settled on this stony slope outside Kabul in the 1990s hoping to escape the stigma those like them are forced to endure.

Afghanistan's 'hill of widows' live in a world apart

Kabul - The first women settled on this stony slope outside Kabul in the 1990s hoping to escape the stigma those like them are forced to endure.

Putin says relatives of killed journalists asked for Savchenko pardon

Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said the relatives of two Russian journalists killed in eastern Ukraine had asked him to pardon Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko, convicted of complicity in their deaths.

Mortgage fine print forcing widows into foreclosure

As mortgage foreclosures continue to decline, a new foreclosure trap is affecting widows aged over 50 whose deceased husbands were sole holders of the mortgage.

Pakistan charges bin Laden's widows

Islamabad - Pakistani authorities have charged Osama bin Laden's three widows with illegally entering and living in the country, the interior minister, Rehman Malik, told reporters Thursday.

Op-Ed: The Waiting Widows of the West Virginia Coal Mine

As long as we have coal mines in the state of West Virginia we will always have children without fathers, mothers without sons, sisters without brothers and the empty arms of the coal miners' waiting widow.

India To 'Aid' Its 33 Million Widows

An ambition plan to offer aid to the 33 million widows in India has been outlined by Renuka Chowdhury, India’s Minister for Women and Child Development. In India, women can lose their dignity in an instant after losing their husbands.

Military widows face own battles

Wives of those Canadian soldiers killed in Afghanistan left to fight with banks over mortgages.
 

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