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Commonwealth summit opens in Rwanda amid feuds over leadership, refugees

Political leaders from across the English-speaking world gather in Kigali this week for the first time since the pandemic to try to forge a common ... path forward. Instead of a show of unity, however, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is marked by a power struggle over who should lead the 54-member group and a global outcry over the British government's policy of deporting refugees to Rwanda.