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Chinese officials have released social media videos, blistering editorials and attacks on researchers in a push to counter evidence of its Muslim internment drive.
A bill establishing a religious test for immigration to India is expected to pass Parliament, a major step for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist agenda.
At 34, Ms. Marin will head a coalition made up of five parties, in a government led by women.
The blaze at an illegal factory in New Delhi was one of the worst in recent years. The victims were migrant laborers from poor villages.
The diplomat, Anna Lindstedt, is accused of arranging unauthorized talks between the daughter of a detained bookseller and two men representing Chinese interests.
Enrollment of women at the University of Tokyo has remained about 20 percent for years, an imbalance that extends across many top Japanese colleges.
The left-wing opposition Labour Party outperformed most polls in 2017 thanks in part to its strength among young people, who appear to have registered in larger numbers this time around.
Another dubious claim has drawn attention on the campaign trail in the lead-up to British elections on Thursday.
Documents obtained by The Washington Post paint a stark picture of missteps and failures in the American effort to pacify and rebuild Afghanistan.
The harsh words came after President Trump warned that Kim Jong-un had “far too much to lose” if he tried to intervene in the U.S. elections with attempts at hostile acts.
Presidents Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine are meeting for the first time, seeking to end the war in eastern Ukraine.
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The African-American novelist journeys to Ghana, once a hub of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, as the nation invites descendants of enslaved Africans to call it their “home.” But can you go home again?
“My Brilliant Friend” and Elena Ferrante’s other best-selling books are inspiring female novelists and shaking up the country’s male-dominated literary establishment.
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An expert was scheduled to speak at the Copenhagen event but was told the ambassador, Carla Sands, had vetoed his participation.
Risk years of imprisonment or flee? We traced the journey along a covert pipeline helping Hong Kong protesters escape to Taiwan.
A U.S. offensive against the World Trade Organization will effectively shutter the group’s system for settling disputes, at a time it’s most needed.
The businessman Samir Khatib has withdrawn after failing to solidify backing.
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In Australia’s vast interior, rivers and lakes are disappearing. “We’re starting to glimpse what the future is going to be like,” one scientist said.
The International Monetary Fund, in conditionally agreeing to lend the country $5.5 billion over three years, cited “impressive progress” under President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Worried they won’t be treated fairly in court, some demonstrators are seeking refuge on the self-ruled island, where they live in a legal limbo.
Firefighters were stymied by narrow alleys near where the blaze erupted, in a building used for making paper products and purses.
The e-waste industry is booming in Southeast Asia, frightening residents worried for their health. Despite a ban on imports, Thailand is a center of the business.
Throngs of people poured into major thoroughfares for a march marking Human Rights Day.
The North said it conducted an “important test” at a missile-engine site ahead of a Dec. 31 deadline set by its leader, Kim Jong-un, for a new proposal from Washington on denuclearization.
Asiye Abdulaheb said she had helped spread documents exposing China’s detentions of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang.
It remained unclear who killed a dozen protesters and bombed the home of the antigovernment cleric Moktada al-Sadr.
Many are asylum seekers but are being forced to wait in Mexico, where their lives may be at risk.
Few trains were running and most Paris metro lines were closed in the face of a strike and the long-running protests.
A judge ruled that Agnes Reeves Taylor, the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor, could not be tried in London over accusations of atrocity in her country’s civil war.
Xiyue Wang was a graduate student at Princeton who had been sentenced to 10 years in prison on two charges of espionage that U.S. officials have called groundless.
The giraffe had bonded with a watchdog, named Hunter, at a South African animal shelter. It collapsed after a brain hemorrhage.
This weekend an ice cube from beyond our solar system will make its closest approach to the sun, trailing mystery and dust.
World’s Big Sleep Out, drawing attention to homelessness, happened in New York, London and other cities.
As Britain heads for an election, a Times reporter spent two weeks driving from London to Glasgow. He found a country united only by its disunity.
The president said Friday night on Twitter that he was temporarily putting off the designation at the request of the president of Mexico.
In France, train drivers can retire at 52, public utility workers at 57 and ballet dancers at 42. President Macron calls the tangle outdated and unsustainable. A million French protesters disagree.
Justin Trudeau’s minority government means that everyone in the new Parliament is likely to be in campaign mode all the time.
Jonty Bravery, who faced one count of attempted murder, intended to kill the boy so he could be on the news, the authorities said.
As investors balked, some bankers and Saudi officials still hoped to achieve the crown prince’s target price of $2 trillion. They wound up settling for less.
John Ismay spent five years tracking American service member deaths caused by cluster munitions. This is what got him started on his investigation.
The collapse in Kenya’s capital, after exceptionally heavy rains, happened months after a school building collapse in the city killed seven students.
Celebrities have long thrown the weight of their public personas behind political candidates. But Hugh Grant has been one of the most active ahead of Britain’s general election.
A headline alongside photos of two black players in the Corriere dello Sport brought new condemnations of racism in Italy. The newspaper said it had suffered a “lynching.”
Audrey Mash got caught in a snowstorm while hiking in the Pyrenees. Doctors say she experienced the longest period of cardiac arrest that a patient has survived in Spain.
Families of victims who died in the Grenfell Tower fire had called for Dany Cotton’s resignation. She was accused of “remarkable insensitivity” by the chairman of a government inquiry into the fire.
Stressing that it was “a German death camp, run by Germans,” Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke of the threat posed by revisionist history and rising hatred.
Britain’s prime minister has yet to set a date with Andrew Neil, the BBC’s feared political interrogator. But Mr. Neil’s challenge to him is spreading widely on social media.
Gov. Mike Mbuvi Sonko, who has drawn scrutiny for his lavish lifestyle, was accused of money laundering, unlawful acquisition of public property and other economic crimes.
Ladj Ly started with videos of police confrontations with his friends in Paris’s immigrant suburbs. Now, his wrenching film “Les Misérables” is up for an Oscar.
Transportation was severely disrupted in Paris and other cities, a day after huge protests over government plans to overhaul pensions. Unions are planning more protests next week.
The police said the men linked to the Hyderabad case had gone for officers’ guns. Rights activists questioned the police’s account, while many Indians celebrated.
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