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Chinese State TV Mocks Trump in Sarcastic Video

Chinese State TV Mocks Trump in Sarcastic Video

President Trump has described tariffs as necessary to reduce the United States’ trade deficit with China. A video by an English-language affiliate of China’s state broadcaster, though, portrayed him as a bumbler indirectly advancing China’s interests.

Iran Plays Down Report That U.S. Secretly Asked for Talks on Prisoners

Iran Plays Down Report That U.S. Secretly Asked for Talks on Prisoners

Babak Namazi spoke at a news conference in Vienna in April. His father, Baquer Namazi, pictured left, and his brother Siamak, right, were convicted by an Iranian court in 2016 of collaborating with a hostile power.

In Gupta Brothers’ Rise and Fall, the Tale of a Sullied A.N.C.

In Gupta Brothers’ Rise and Fall, the Tale of a Sullied A.N.C.

The Shivadham Temple in Saharanpur, India, where construction was halted because of investigations into the Gupta family, which financed it.

Leftist Lion and Far-Right Provocateur Vie for Brazil Presidency

Leftist Lion and Far-Right Provocateur Vie for Brazil Presidency

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva during a campaign rally in São Paulo in July. Mr. da Silva, who was Brazil’s president from 2003 to 2011, wants to return for a third term.

Rapper Translates U.K.’s Angry Underprivileged for the Middle and Upper Classes

Rapper Translates U.K.’s Angry Underprivileged for the Middle and Upper Classes

Darren McGarvey said his upbringing in Glasgow gave him an understanding of violence and its expressive functions.

First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

First Cuba, Now China? An American Falls Ill After ‘Abnormal’ Sounds

The United States Consulate in Guangzhou, China. The State Department said a government employee posted in the city had reported “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure.”

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Muslim Australian Activist, Denied Entry to U.S.

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, Muslim Australian Activist, Denied Entry to U.S.

Yassmin Abdel-Magied, center, at a literature festival in Jaipur, India, last year.

Kurdish Syria, Where the Fallen Find Fame

Kurdish Syria, Where the Fallen Find Fame

Masoon Keno, left, and his brother Muhammad tended to graves in the section of the cemetery in Kobani, Syria, reserved for war dead. Their niece and nephew were militia fighters and are buried there.


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