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For Rohingya, Years of Torture at the Hands of a Neighbor

For Rohingya, Years of Torture at the Hands of a Neighbor

The Thaingkhali camp for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, in March.

What’s the Cure for Ailing Nations? More Kings and Queens, Monarchists Say

What’s the Cure for Ailing Nations? More Kings and Queens, Monarchists Say

Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, at a parade in London in 2016 for the monarch’s 90th birthday.

How Everyday Social Media Users Become Real-World Extremists

How Everyday Social Media Users Become Real-World Extremists

This mosque in Digana, Sri Lanka, was ransacked and burned last month by a Buddhist mob set off by rumors on Facebook.

Deadly Tensions Rise as India’s Water Supply Runs Dangerously Low

Deadly Tensions Rise as India’s Water Supply Runs Dangerously Low

When the Indian resort town of Shimla ran severely low on water last month, “key men” like Inder Singh — who open and close the valves that supply water to each neighborhood — felt the people’s wrath. “I would be mobbed by dozens as I was trying to leave my home for work,” he said.

After Italy Collapse, Europe Asks: How Safe Are Our Bridges?

After Italy Collapse, Europe Asks: How Safe Are Our Bridges?

Firefighters in the rubble of the collapsed Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy, last week.

The Firebrand Leftist Far Ahead in Mexico’s Presidential Polls

The Firebrand Leftist Far Ahead in Mexico’s Presidential Polls

The presidential candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador during the closing rally of his campaign on Wednesday in Mexico City.

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.

U.K.’s Mixed Signals on a No-Deal Brexit: A Calamity, and All Is Well

U.K.’s Mixed Signals on a No-Deal Brexit: A Calamity, and All Is Well

A government exercise did little to allay fears of colossal jams and delays at the port of Dover in the event of a “no-deal” departure from the European Union.

Nawaz Sharif Is Arrested on Return to Pakistan, Amid Turmoil and Bloodshed

Nawaz Sharif Is Arrested on Return to Pakistan, Amid Turmoil and Bloodshed

Nawaz Sharif boarding a flight on Friday for a return to Pakistan, where he was arrested. “Pakistan is at a decisive turning point,” he said.

Pope Francis Delivers Plea for Peace in Easter Sunday Mass

Pope Francis Delivers Plea for Peace in Easter Sunday Mass

Crowds of worshipers from around the globe gathered in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City for Mass on Easter Sunday.

Dream of a Better Life in Afghanistan Ends in a Hilltop Grave for Students

Dream of a Better Life in Afghanistan Ends in a Hilltop Grave for Students

Mourners carried the body of one of the young victims of a suicide attack at a university prep center during a burial ceremony on Thursday in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Residents: 12. Average Age: 75. Biggest Challenge: Avoiding Extinction.

Residents: 12. Average Age: 75. Biggest Challenge: Avoiding Extinction.

The Swiss village of Corippo, which has only 12 full-time residents.

Kenya’s Government Returns Some TV Stations to the Air

Kenya’s Government Returns Some TV Stations to the Air

A protest on Monday in Nairobi, Kenya, against the shutdown of major television channels.

Mending Fences in the War Between Dingoes and Sheep

Mending Fences in the War Between Dingoes and Sheep

Alan Walton, a dingo fence patrol officer, oversees a 200-mile stretch of the barrier near Coober Pedy, a quirky opal-mining town about nine hours drive north of Adelaide.

Wave After Wave of Garbage Hits the Dominican Republic

Wave After Wave of Garbage Hits the Dominican Republic

Workers collecting garbage from a beach in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, this month.

Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

Kim and Trump Back at Square 1: If U.S. Keeps Sanctions, North Will Keep Nuclear Program

The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un delivering his New Year’s speech. “Kim seems to be saying outright that his patience is running thin,” an analyst said.


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