Brits turn to breast-feeding for pay to wean moms off bottle-feeding culture

Researchers hope to counteract the country’s bottle-feeding culture, but critics call the program patronizing.

For a new American envoy, India is a homecoming

The Bethesda lawyer’s Punjabi roots could help rejuvenate relations between India and the United States.

Amnesty International: Hamas guilty of torture, summary executions

On the day the report was released, rocket fire from Gaza was met with Israeli airstrikes in the coastal strip.

Iran envoy: Nuclear talks possible beyond June 30 deadline

French ambassador also predicted negotiations could extend past the self-imposed date.

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Why the FIFA arrests made Russia so angry with the U.S.

The expanding U.S. and Swiss investigations into FIFA hit close to home: Russia is set to host the 2018 World Cup, which it was awarded in controversial circumstances.

Islamic State says ‘historical monuments’ of Palmyra are safe – except for the statues

Footage released by the group shows the ancient site undamaged.

Drinking in a public park in Moscow? Your name could end up on a ‘board of shame.’

United Russia party plans Soviet-style naming and shaming to bring order to the capital city.

Militants storm upscale area in Kabul

An Afghan official said the four attackers, who may have targeted a small hotel frequented by foreigners, were killed.

With rural Japan shrinking and aging, a small town seeks to stem the trend

To combat declining populations, some rural Japanese towns are trying to persuade young people weary of big-city life to trade in skyscrapers and noise pollution for cedar trees and singing birds.

Post reporter’s ‘espionage’ trial adjourns; it’s unclear if it will resume

Jason Rezaian, The Post’s Tehran bureau chief, has been kept in detention for 10 months.

Iraq opens operation to choke off Islamic State lifelines in Ramadi

The offensive, led by Shiite militias, is necessary before any attempt to retake the city, officials said.

Chinese military sets course to expand global reach as ‘national interests’ grow

China says it does not want confrontation but condemns U.S. "meddling" in the South China Sea.

Belarusan foreign minister: ‘We want to be friends with everybody’

In interview with The Post, Belarus’s top diplomat explains the country’s relations with the West and Russia.

Would-be governor ‘El Bronco’ has a word for Mexico’s political parties

Jaime Rodríguez, profane man of the people, marks a new trend with his independent bid in Nuevo Leon.

UPDATE 1-Opposition breaks off Burundi peace talks over killing of opposition leader

Groups boycott discussions with the east African nation’s government, despite push from the United Nations.

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Belarus president, ‘Europe’s last dictator,’ flirts with the West

After a year of conflict in Ukraine, the former Soviet nation woos new partners but maintains ties to Russia.

Former Israeli prime minister sentenced to 8 months in prison

Ehud Olmert was convicted in March of accepting illegal contributions from a U.S. businessman.

Women’s activists cross from North to South Korea, say divide can be bridged

The event, which was led by Gloria Steinem, was controversial in the South and abroad, with critics saying it aided the Pyongyang regime.

Japan’s push to revise its constitution isn’t a bid to deny history, Abe ally says

But worries are growing that the government is trying to amend the U.S.-drafted charter by stealth.

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Putin accuses US of meddling into FIFA affairs

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of meddling in FIFA’s affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take the 2018 World Cup away from his country.

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Blatter calls crisis meeting, skips 3rd public appearance

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has chaired an emergency meeting with continental soccer bodies, while staying out of public view himself.

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China defends South China Sea island development

Responding to sharply-worded comments from the U.S. defense secretary, China on Thursday defended its building of artificial islands in the South China Sea and accused Washington of stirring up trouble in the economically vital region.

Russia classifies military casualties in peacetime

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to make losses of Russian troops in peacetime a secret.

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Etihad Airways profit jumps by over half to $73 million

Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates’ fast-growing national carrier, said Thursday its profit rose by more than half to $73 million last year as it carried more passengers and used its stakes in other airlines to drive traffic through its Abu Dhabi hub.

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Dalai Lama urges Aung San Suu Kyi to help Rohingya minority

The Dalai Lama has urged Aung San Suu Kyi, a fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate, to speak out to protect Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims.

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