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Facebook Removes Chechen Strongman’s Accounts, Raising Policy Questions

Facebook Removes Chechen Strongman’s Accounts, Raising Policy Questions

Ramzan Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic, at the Kremlin last year.

How Germany Won Freedom for the Widow of China’s Most Famous Dissident

How Germany Won Freedom for the Widow of China’s Most Famous Dissident

Liu Xia, the widow of the Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, arriving at Helsinki International Airport in Vantaa, Finland, on Tuesday.

Hamas Declares Cease-Fire With Israel After a Day of Fighting

Hamas Declares Cease-Fire With Israel After a Day of Fighting

An Islamic Jihad military base in the southern Gaza Strip was destroyed by Israeli warplanes during the short bout of fighting.

Tibetan Businessman Battles Separatism Charges in Chinese Court

Tibetan Businessman Battles Separatism Charges in Chinese Court

Worried about the erosion of Tibetan culture and language, one man takes his concerns to Beijing, hoping media coverage and the courts can reverse what he sees as a systematic eradication.

Migration Agency Picks a New Leader, and Sends Trump a Message

Migration Agency Picks a New Leader, and Sends Trump a Message

Ken Isaacs was forced to withdraw his candidacy to lead the United Nations migration agency, tainted by his own track record and President Trump’s migration policies.

Jair Bolsonaro, on Day 1, Undermines Indigenous Brazilians’ Rights

Jair Bolsonaro, on Day 1, Undermines Indigenous Brazilians’ Rights

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (center) was sworn in on Tuesday.

If North Korea Talks Are Not Fruitful, ‘I Will Respectfully Leave,’ Trump Says

If North Korea Talks Are Not Fruitful, ‘I Will Respectfully Leave,’ Trump Says

The C.I.A. director’s comments at his hearing to become secretary of state worried so many senators that the Foreign Relations Committee is not recommending confirmation. It was recently revealed that he met secretly with Kim Jong-un over Easter weekend.

Trump, on Eve of Putin Meeting, Calls E.U. a Trade ‘Foe’

Trump, on Eve of Putin Meeting, Calls E.U. a Trade ‘Foe’

President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia during the Group of 20 summit meeting in Hamburg, Germany, in 2017.

Iran’s Top Leader Faults Rouhani for Crisis, Saying He Crossed ‘Red Lines’

Iran’s Top Leader Faults Rouhani for Crisis, Saying He Crossed ‘Red Lines’

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, sharply criticized the country’s president during remarks in Tehran on Monday.

A New Russian Ploy: Competing Extradition Requests

A New Russian Ploy: Competing Extradition Requests

Lawyers for an accused Russian hacker, Pyotr Y. Levashov, leaving court after his extradition hearing in Madrid in July.

Pence and Jordan’s King ‘Agree to Disagree’ on Jerusalem

Pence and Jordan’s King ‘Agree to Disagree’ on Jerusalem

Vice President Mike Pence, left, had a “very frank discussion” with King Abdullah II of Jordan, right, in Amman on Sunday.

India’s Economic Woes Are Piercing Modi’s Aura of Invulnerability

India’s Economic Woes Are Piercing Modi’s Aura of Invulnerability

Dilip and Manish Patel had to shut down their family’s cloth business in Surat, in Gujarat State. When Prime Minister Narendra Modi tightened the currency supply, the businessmen kept coming up short on cash for their payroll.

There Are No Chickens on Chicken Street. Now There Are No Customers Either.

There Are No Chickens on Chicken Street. Now There Are No Customers Either.

At Kabul Leather on Chicken Street, furs and animal skins are for sale.

Australia Wilts From Climate Change. Why Can’t Its Politicians Act?

Australia Wilts From Climate Change. Why Can’t Its Politicians Act?

A lone tree near a water trough in a drought-stricken paddock on the outskirts of Walgett, in New South Wales, Australia, in July.

Laos Dam Failure Exposes Cracks in a Secretive Government’s Agenda

Laos Dam Failure Exposes Cracks in a Secretive Government’s Agenda

A multibillion-dollar dam, meant to boost Laos’s economy, collapsed and led to the deaths of dozens, with many still missing. Our correspondent traveled to Laos to speak with families who are trying to salvage what’s left.

Pakistan Has Just One New Polio Case, but Isn’t Declaring Victory Yet

Pakistan Has Just One New Polio Case, but Isn’t Declaring Victory Yet

Gul Saima helping her 3-year-old son, Sayyad Karam, outside their home in Dukki, Pakistan. The boy was diagnosed with polio in April, the country’s only new case this year.


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