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As Greek Wildfire Closed In, a Desperate Dash Ended in Death

As Greek Wildfire Closed In, a Desperate Dash Ended in Death

Fast-spreading wildfires have engulfed entire seaside towns in Greece, killing multiple people and injuring many others. The death toll is expected to rise.

‘A Bomb on the Doorstep’: Venezuela Fishermen Fight an Oil Giant

‘A Bomb on the Doorstep’: Venezuela Fishermen Fight an Oil Giant

Fishing in Amuay Bay. The largest refinery complex in Venezuela has occasionally spewed contaminants into the water, threatening the livelihood of families in the area.

U.S. Bombs Afghan Militia Behind Insider Attack, Officials Say

U.S. Bombs Afghan Militia Behind Insider Attack, Officials Say

American forces and Afghan troops on patrol last year in the Achin district of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. Nangarhar has been the deadliest province for American forces in the past year.

Journalist or Terrorist? Kashmir Photographer Is Jailed, Pending Answer

Journalist or Terrorist? Kashmir Photographer Is Jailed, Pending Answer

Journalists in Kashmir are calling for the release of Kamran Yousuf, a news photographer who has been in jail since September. The Indian authorities say he was part of a conspiracy against the security forces.

Taliban Leaders Declare a Halt to Bombings in Civilian Areas

Taliban Leaders Declare a Halt to Bombings in Civilian Areas

Taliban militants and residents in Kandahar Province mingled last month during a cease-fire.

Unscripted Moments Steal the Show at Trump-Kim Singapore Summit

Unscripted Moments Steal the Show at Trump-Kim Singapore Summit

President Trump and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, on Tuesday, after their lunch on Sentosa Island in Singapore.

These Women Survived Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries. They’re Ready to Talk.

These Women Survived Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries. They’re Ready to Talk.

The back wall of the old Gloucester Laundry, the last of Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, in Dublin.

Quebec Mosque Shooter Was Consumed by Refugees, Trump and Far Right

Quebec Mosque Shooter Was Consumed by Refugees, Trump and Far Right

Evening prayer at the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec City last week, a little more than a year after Alexandre Bissonnette killed six people there.

An Economic Miracle in Hungary, or Just a Mirage?

An Economic Miracle in Hungary, or Just a Mirage?

A national workfare program has found jobs for 73 of the 472 residents of Siklosnagyfalu, Hungary. Prime Minister Viktor Orban is trumpeting such economic improvements as he runs for re-election.

Emmanuel Macron’s Bromance With Trump Takes Its Toll at Home

Emmanuel Macron’s Bromance With Trump Takes Its Toll at Home

President Emmanuel Macron’s lavish show of friendship for an American president who is deeply unpopular in France has cost him support at home.

A Year of Violence Sees Brazil’s Murder Rate Hit Record High

A Year of Violence Sees Brazil’s Murder Rate Hit Record High

The funeral of Vitor Gabriel, 3, at a cemetery in São João de Meriti in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 2017. A stray bullet killed him while he was watching television at home.

Koreans Set the Table for a Deal That Trump Will Try to Close

Koreans Set the Table for a Deal That Trump Will Try to Close

People in Seoul, South Korea, watched live coverage on Friday of a meeting between President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un.

Japan Worries It’ll Be Forgotten as Its Allies Talk to North Korea

Japan Worries It’ll Be Forgotten as Its Allies Talk to North Korea

President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in Florida last week. Analysts in Japan doubt the country’s security will be a priority for Mr. Trump when he meets with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader.

Belgium Honors Congolese Leader It Helped Overthrow

Belgium Honors Congolese Leader It Helped Overthrow

Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba of Congo in New York in 1960.

It’s Hard to Believe, but Syria’s War Is Getting Even Worse

It’s Hard to Believe, but Syria’s War Is Getting Even Worse

A Syrian Civil Defense member carrying a wounded child in the besieged town of Hamoria, in Eastern Ghouta, last month.


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