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Police in Turkey Break Up Mothers’ Weekly Vigil

Police in Turkey Break Up Mothers’ Weekly Vigil

Emine Ocak, who is said to be in her 80s, was detained by the police in Istanbul on Saturday. She has attended vigils regularly since her son disappeared in 1995.

Will a Canadian Donald Trump Become Ontario’s Leader?

Will a Canadian Donald Trump Become Ontario’s Leader?

Doug Ford, the Progressive Conservative candidate for premier of Ontario, posing with supporters during a campaign rally.

Turkey Hands Life Sentences to 104 People Over Coup Attempt

Turkey Hands Life Sentences to 104 People Over Coup Attempt

Clothes and weapons belonging to soldiers who surrendered after the coup attempt in Istanbul in July 2016.

John Oliver, Having Mocked Chinese Censorship, Is Censored in China

John Oliver, Having Mocked Chinese Censorship, Is Censored in China

John Oliver’s name became a banned term on Weibo, a Chinese social media platform, after he devoted a 20-minute segment to China on “Last Week Tonight.”

Putin Says He Would Welcome a Meeting With Trump

Putin Says He Would Welcome a Meeting With Trump

President Vladimir V. Putin and President Xi Jinping at a signing ceremony at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting in China on Sunday.

Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges Over Rohingya, U.N. Says

Myanmar Generals Should Face Genocide Charges Over Rohingya, U.N. Says

A United Nations panel found that evidence against Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing and five other generals in Myanmar made it a priority to try them in an international court in relation to “the gravest crimes” against Rohingya Muslims and other minorities.

German Far Right and Counterprotesters Clash in Chemnitz

German Far Right and Counterprotesters Clash in Chemnitz

Violent demonstrations against refugees have featured a chant that translates to English as “we are the people.”

Should We Be Anticipating War With Iran? No, but It Could Get Nasty

Should We Be Anticipating War With Iran? No, but It Could Get Nasty

President Trump and the first lady, Melania Trump, arrived aboard Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, on Sunday.

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.

Jeweler to the Stars Flees as India Seethes Over Bank Fraud

Jeweler to the Stars Flees as India Seethes Over Bank Fraud

Empty displays and a dying orchid inside the Nirav Modi boutique on the Upper East Side of New York on Wednesday. The store was in luxe company, between Kwiat and Vacheron Constantin shops.

Russia and 4 Other Nations Settle Decades-long Dispute Over Caspian Sea

Russia and 4 Other Nations Settle Decades-long Dispute Over Caspian Sea

The leaders of Iran, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan in Aktau, Kazakhstan, on Sunday after signing an agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea.

Janina Panasewicz, Seeker of Opportunity in Belgium, Died in Brussels Attacks

Janina Panasewicz, Seeker of Opportunity in Belgium, Died in Brussels Attacks

Janina Panasewicz, 61, was killed at that Maelbeek subway station.

Malaysia Finds an Unlikely Champion of Democracy: Its Ex-Strongman

Malaysia Finds an Unlikely Champion of Democracy: Its Ex-Strongman

Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of Malaysia waved to his supporters after Friday Prayer in Kuala Lumpur, the capital.

How Tall Is Mount Everest? For Nepal, It’s a Touchy Question.

How Tall Is Mount Everest? For Nepal, It’s a Touchy Question.

The height of Mount Everest is widely recognized as 29,029 feet. But the calculation is inexact and subject to multiple factors. Nepal is sending a team of surveyors to the summit to settle the “How tall?” question for themselves.

Push to End South Korea Abortion Ban Gains Strength, and Signatures

Push to End South Korea Abortion Ban Gains Strength, and Signatures

Lee Na-yeon, 23, who had an abortion five years ago, wants South Korea’s ban on the procedure lifted so that other women won’t go through the anguish she did. Stickers on her laptop case show support for women’s causes.


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