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Iraqi Voters Strengthen Hand of Militia Leader Who Battled U.S.

Iraqi Voters Strengthen Hand of Militia Leader Who Battled U.S.

Followers of the Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr celebrated in Baghdad on Monday as his coalition emerged as the front-runner in Iraq’s national elections.

Canadians Brace for Cultural Changes as Marijuana Becomes Legal

Canadians Brace for Cultural Changes as Marijuana Becomes Legal

Trees Station, an illegal marijuana dispensary in Toronto, has avoided being shut down. It has presented itself as if it were a medical dispensary.

‘I Was Wrong’: Armenian Leader Quits Amid Protests

‘I Was Wrong’: Armenian Leader Quits Amid Protests

Demonstrators march through the streets of Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, on Monday. Protests forced the resignation of its leader.

Afghan Insurgents Blast Their Way Into a Ministry

Afghan Insurgents Blast Their Way Into a Ministry

Afghan police officers at the Interior Ministry in Kabul, where as many as 10 gunmen shot their way in on Wednesday after a suicide bombing at the gate.

An Affable Canadian Author With a Penchant for Murder

An Affable Canadian Author With a Penchant for Murder

The crime novelist Louise Penny makes bad things happen in placid Canadian territory. “I am a killing machine but a happy one,” she said. “I get all my resentments out in my books.”

Chile Halts Inquiry on American Who Disappeared 31 Years Ago

Chile Halts Inquiry on American Who Disappeared 31 Years Ago

Boris Weisfeiler, who disappeared in Chile in 1985.

After 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say Hello

After 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say Hello

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia, left, and Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed of Eritrea worked to restore relations between the countries.

Julian Assange’s Arrest Warrant Is Again Upheld by U.K. Judge

Julian Assange’s Arrest Warrant Is Again Upheld by U.K. Judge

The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appearing at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London last May.

In the #MeToo Era, France Struggles With Sexual Crimes Involving Minors

In the #MeToo Era, France Struggles With Sexual Crimes Involving Minors

Protests last year in Paris seeking changes to laws protecting minors in France.

U.S. and Turkey Agree on Kurds’ Withdrawal From Syrian Town

U.S. and Turkey Agree on Kurds’ Withdrawal From Syrian Town

Kurdish fighters with the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces in operations against the Islamic State on the outskirts of Manbij in January.

It’s Hard to Believe, but Syria’s War Is Getting Even Worse

It’s Hard to Believe, but Syria’s War Is Getting Even Worse

A Syrian Civil Defense member carrying a wounded child in the besieged town of Hamoria, in Eastern Ghouta, last month.

Afghan Policewomen Struggle Against Culture

Afghan Policewomen Struggle Against Culture

Police training in Kabul. The hiring of policewomen has been a priority for Western funding organizations.

As Greek Wildfire Closed In, a Desperate Dash Ended in Death

As Greek Wildfire Closed In, a Desperate Dash Ended in Death

Fast-spreading wildfires have engulfed entire seaside towns in Greece, killing multiple people and injuring many others. The death toll is expected to rise.

Latest Uproar in Brazil’s Raw Political Debate: A Netflix Series

Latest Uproar in Brazil’s Raw Political Debate: A Netflix Series

Supporters of former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil say his depiction in a new Brazilian docudrama is inaccurate and unfair.

Irish Leader Apologizes for Adoptions That ‘Robbed Children’ of Their Identity

Irish Leader Apologizes for Adoptions That ‘Robbed Children’ of Their Identity

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland apologized on Wednesday to 126 people who were adopted between 1946 and 1969 under falsified birth certificates, saying that the revelation opened “another dark chapter” in Irish history.

North Korea Film Glorifies Kim’s World Debut, With Trump in Starring Role

North Korea Film Glorifies Kim’s World Debut, With Trump in Starring Role

Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, and President Trump during a signing ceremony after their meeting in Singapore on Tuesday.


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