Moments after her divorce goes through, a Mauritanian woman often celebrates as she returns to her family’s home to ululating cries of joy and the steady beat of tambourines. Here’s everything you need to know.
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The UK Prime Minister will invoke Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, launching two years of negotiations on the terms of divorce and future relations with the remaining 27 EU nations.
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