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For Italy’s Abused Women, a Legal Labyrinth Compounds the Wounds

For Italy’s Abused Women, a Legal Labyrinth Compounds the Wounds

An abused mother of four with one of her cats. She says she has been to court so many times that some mistake her for a lawyer.

Australian Media Merger Stirs Fear of ‘Catastrophic’ Deal

Australian Media Merger Stirs Fear of ‘Catastrophic’ Deal

Fairfax Media and Nine Entertainment have announced plans to merge to create Australia’s largest integrated media company.

As Signs of a Mass Grave Emerge, Myanmar Cracks Down

As Signs of a Mass Grave Emerge, Myanmar Cracks Down

A satellite image of the Inn Din village in Rakhine State, Myanmar, on Nov. 10. The military commander said an investigation was underway into “people being killed and buried” in a cemetery there.

Trump Derides NATO as ‘Obsolete.’ Baltic Nations See It Much Differently.

Trump Derides NATO as ‘Obsolete.’ Baltic Nations See It Much Differently.

Some of the 16,500 singers at the Latvian Song and Dance Festival in Riga on Saturday. Latvia’s struggle to break free from the Soviet Union is known as the Singing Revolution.

Funerals in Iran Follow Strict Script, With Final Ride in a Mercedes

Funerals in Iran Follow Strict Script, With Final Ride in a Mercedes

An Iranian man and woman buying flowers for a funeral ceremony near Zahra’s Paradise cemetery in Tehran.

Israelis Play Tourists in a Bedouin Town in the Negev

Israelis Play Tourists in a Bedouin Town in the Negev

A dance group performing the debka, a traditional Bedouin dance, as part of the Nights of Ramadan tour.

Algeria’s Answer to Cheating on School Exams: Turn Off the Internet

Algeria’s Answer to Cheating on School Exams: Turn Off the Internet

Students at a secondary school in Algiers in 2008. The country had large-scale electronic cheating scandals around its critical high-school exams in both 2016 and 2017.

Cables Contain Claims Former Colombian Leader Is Tied to Drug Traffickers

Cables Contain Claims Former Colombian Leader Is Tied to Drug Traffickers

Álvaro Uribe, a former president of Colombia, spoke during a rally for the presidential candidate Iván Duque in Bogotá last week.

A Gas Pipeline to Italy? Five Star Backers Sense a Betrayal

A Gas Pipeline to Italy? Five Star Backers Sense a Betrayal

Opponents fear the 545-mile, $5.2 billion gas pipeline running from the Caspian Sea through Italy would disturb the beach in San Foca, Italy.

Europe Asks U.S. for an Exemption From Sanctions on Iran

Europe Asks U.S. for an Exemption From Sanctions on Iran

An ad for Volkswagen in Tehran. European officials have been working with the State Department for some time to try to persuade President Trump to remain in the Iran nuclear agreement, which he has consistently called “the worst deal in history.”

In Laos, a Boom, and Then, ‘The Water Is Coming!’

In Laos, a Boom, and Then, ‘The Water Is Coming!’

Displaced residents seeking shelter in Paksong, Laos, on Wednesday.

Turks Scramble as Lira Falls and Prices Soar

Turks Scramble as Lira Falls and Prices Soar

People waiting outside a currency exchange office in Istanbul on Wednesday. The Turkish lira has lost 25 percent of its value since last week.

Resolving Who Owns What Land Lies at Heart of Zimbabwe’s Future

Resolving Who Owns What Land Lies at Heart of Zimbabwe’s Future

An abandoned homestead in Mazowe, Zimbabwe, in November. Villagers were harassed by the police for years because Grace Mugabe wanted their land.

International Criminal Court Will Investigate Duterte Over Drug War

International Criminal Court Will Investigate Duterte Over Drug War

A complaint filed to the International Criminal Court calls President Rodrigo Duterte the “mastermind” of a campaign of extrajudicial killings in the Philippines.

In a Syrian Town, People Started Shouting: ‘Chemicals! Chemicals!’

In a Syrian Town, People Started Shouting: ‘Chemicals! Chemicals!’

A picture said to show victims of the suspected chemical attack on the Damascus suburb of Douma.

Indonesia Earthquake: At Least 98 Dead and 20,000 Homeless

Indonesia Earthquake: At Least 98 Dead and 20,000 Homeless

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the island of Lombok killed at least 98 people and displaced around 20,000 others.


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