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With Brexit Deadlocked, Britain Stares Over a Cliff

With Brexit Deadlocked, Britain Stares Over a Cliff

Anti-Brexit protesters outside the Houses of Parliament in London this month. For months, the consuming political narrative has been the fight within the Conservative Party.

To Criticize Duterte in Public, ‘Inhale Courage and Exhale Fear’

To Criticize Duterte in Public, ‘Inhale Courage and Exhale Fear’

Jover Laurio, a 38-year-old law student, has become one of the most steadfast critics of the Philippine president, Rodrigo Duterte.

Saudi Arabia Denies Issuing American Weapons to Sudanese

Saudi Arabia Denies Issuing American Weapons to Sudanese

Sudanese soldiers fighting for the Saudi-led coalition along the coastal highway near Hudaydah, Yemen.

China Moves to Let Xi Stay in Power by Abolishing Term Limit

China Moves to Let Xi Stay in Power by Abolishing Term Limit

President Xi Jinping of China at the Communist Party congress in Beijing last October. Current law restricts the president to two terms.

India’s ‘Fake News’ Crackdown Crumbles Over Journalists’ Outrage

India’s ‘Fake News’ Crackdown Crumbles Over Journalists’ Outrage

Newspapers for sale in New Delhi. The government’s “fake news” rule would have affected print and broadcast media, but not digital outlets.

Was a Scientist’s Death Murder or an ‘Act of Mercy’?

Was a Scientist’s Death Murder or an ‘Act of Mercy’?

Mary E. White, an environmental scientist, who died in Bundanoon, Australia, in early August. Her daughter, Barbara Eckersley, has been charged with her murder in a case that has stirred debate about euthanasia.

An 11-Year-Old Girl Is Gang Raped in India and Blamed for It, Too

An 11-Year-Old Girl Is Gang Raped in India and Blamed for It, Too

A police vehicle carrying men accused of raping an 11-year-old girl came under attack this month in Chennai, India.

Internet Renegade Kim Dotcom Loses Appeal on Extradition to U.S.

Internet Renegade Kim Dotcom Loses Appeal on Extradition to U.S.

The internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2014. He has been fighting extradition to the United States since 2012.

A Blot on Ireland’s Past, Facing Demolition

A Blot on Ireland’s Past, Facing Demolition

The back wall of the Gloucester Street laundry, the last of Ireland’s infamous Magdalene Laundries, which closed in 1996.

Pope Francis Approves Sainthood for Mother Teresa

Pope Francis Approves Sainthood for Mother Teresa

Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa in 1986. Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept. 4, 13 years after her beatification and 19 years after she died.

Temperature Hits Record High in Japan as Nation Withers

Temperature Hits Record High in Japan as Nation Withers

Pedestrians walking in the heat near Tokyo Station on Friday.

Belgium Honors Congolese Leader It Helped Overthrow

Belgium Honors Congolese Leader It Helped Overthrow

Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba of Congo in New York in 1960.

Turkey’s Worst Day Yet in Syria Offensive: At Least 7 Soldiers Killed

Turkey’s Worst Day Yet in Syria Offensive: At Least 7 Soldiers Killed

Turkish forces aiming fire toward Afrin, Syria, on Friday.

Trump Signals Openness to a ‘New Deal’ to Constrain Iran

Trump Signals Openness to a ‘New Deal’ to Constrain Iran

President Trump and Melania Trump, the first lady, welcomed President Emmanuel Macron of France and his wife, Brigitte, to the White House on Tuesday.

As Europe’s Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

As Europe’s Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany left Parliament on Monday after a meeting with the leadership of her party.

‘New Year Miracle’ in Russia: Baby Is Pulled From Rubble

‘New Year Miracle’ in Russia: Baby Is Pulled From Rubble

A 10-month-old baby boy was found alive after he spent 35 hours under a partially collapsed apartment building in Magnitogorsk, Russia. The rescue has been called a “New Year miracle.”


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