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Emaciated by Cancer and Mistaken as a Drug Addict, Filipino Dies in Detention

Emaciated by Cancer and Mistaken as a Drug Addict, Filipino Dies in Detention

The wake of Allan Rafael in Caloocan city, Philippines, this month.

At an Air Show in China, Drones, Not Jets, Are the Stars

At an Air Show in China, Drones, Not Jets, Are the Stars

Dozens of drones waiting to perform in a light show at Hannan General Aviation Airport in Wuhan in November.

Japan Reels From Heavy Rains; Dozens Killed and Millions Urged to Evacuate

Japan Reels From Heavy Rains; Dozens Killed and Millions Urged to Evacuate

Troops from the Japanese Self-Defense Forces evacuated residents in Okayama Prefecture on Saturday. The deluge left dozens dead and dozens more missing, the public broadcaster NHK said.

Devastating Dust Storm Strikes India, Killing at Least 94

Devastating Dust Storm Strikes India, Killing at Least 94

Strong winds whipped dust and debris through New Delhi on Wednesday.

After Arduous Journey, Migrants See Stubborn Obstacle: Trump

After Arduous Journey, Migrants See Stubborn Obstacle: Trump

Migrants from Central America walked to a shelter in Tijuana this week.

Acquittal in Irish Rugby Rape Case Deepens Debate on Sexual Consent

Acquittal in Irish Rugby Rape Case Deepens Debate on Sexual Consent

The Irish rugby player Stuart Olding, center, leaving court in Belfast, Northern Ireland, in March. Mr. Olding and his teammate Paddy Jackson were acquitted in a rape case that has spurred acrimonious debate on sexual consent and male entitlement in elite sports.

Trump Exults in Release of Prisoners and a Date Next Month With Kim Jong-un

Trump Exults in Release of Prisoners and a Date Next Month With Kim Jong-un

President Trump on Tuesday at the White House. On Thursday, he posted on Twitter about his upcoming meeting with Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader: “We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!”

In Thailand, ‘Obesity in Our Monks Is a Ticking Time Bomb’

In Thailand, ‘Obesity in Our Monks Is a Ticking Time Bomb’

Buddhist monks collecting alms last month in Bangkok. Devotees’ abundant offerings of sugary or high-fat foods are contributing to a weight problem among monks.

They Documented a Massacre. Their Prize Is a Prison Cell in Myanmar.

They Documented a Massacre. Their Prize Is a Prison Cell in Myanmar.

The Reuters journalist U Wa Lone was escorted by the police from a court in Yangon, Myanmar, last month. Such court visits have been a weekly ritual for him and another Reuters journalist, U Kyaw Soe Oo, going on three months.

Inside the Russian Troll Factory: Zombies and a Breakneck Pace

Inside the Russian Troll Factory: Zombies and a Breakneck Pace

A view of a business center in St. Petersburg that is believed to house the troll factory that meddled in the 2016 presidential campaign in the United States.

The Shifting Global Terrain of L.G.B.T.Q. Rights

The Shifting Global Terrain of L.G.B.T.Q. Rights

Two men were publicly caned in Indonesia in 2017 after being accused of having same-sex relations with each other.

A Rival Steps Up to Challenge Turkey’s President Erdogan

A Rival Steps Up to Challenge Turkey’s President Erdogan

Meral Aksener, center, at a referendum campaign rally in Istanbul in March. She hopes to build on support from that campaign to run for president.

MacArthur Grant Will Create ‘Sesame Street’ for Syrian Refugees

MacArthur Grant Will Create ‘Sesame Street’ for Syrian Refugees

Puppeteers setting props for a new Afghan character for “Sesame Street” earlier this year. Sesame Workshop will send Muppets to the Middle East to help educate displaced children.

Ireland, Enthusiastic About Gay Rights, Frets Over Abortion

Ireland, Enthusiastic About Gay Rights, Frets Over Abortion

An anti-abortion rally in Dublin this month. Polls for the referendum on Friday have narrowed so tightly that “yes” and “no” campaigners are not able to predict a victory.

With Blackface and Monkey Suit, Chinese Gala on Africa Causes Uproar

With Blackface and Monkey Suit, Chinese Gala on Africa Causes Uproar

A still image from China’s Lunar New Year television show, in which a Chinese actress in blackface and giant fake buttocks depicts an African character.

North Korean State Media Denounce U.S. as Diplomacy Stalls

North Korean State Media Denounce U.S. as Diplomacy Stalls

North Korean soldiers in the Demilitarized Zone last week. Over the weekend, North Korean state media warned that the diplomacy forged between the North’s leader and President Trump was in jeopardy.


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