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Video of police officer kneeling on neck of Black 14-year-old boy prompts outrage in Montreal

The 14-year-old, who has not been publicly identified because he is a minor, does not appear to have been physically harmed by the encounter. But his mother told the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. that he is now afraid to leave the house.
  • Jun 19, 2021

World Bank declines to help El Salvador adopt bitcoin, citing environmental and transparency concerns

The global development organization cited "environmental and transparency shortcomings."
  • Jun 17, 2021

How Biden’s meeting with Putin differed from Trump’s

Here’s how Biden's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin differed from Trump’s norm-shattering encounters.
  • Jun 16, 2021

New Zealand will apologize to Pacific Islanders for ‘dehumanizing’ dawn immigration raids, Ardern says

Armed police officers woke up families in the middle of the night to demand proof of citizenship, while people who did not look White were told to carry identification at all times and would be randomly stopped on the street.
  • Jun 15, 2021

From Israel to Ireland, longtime opponents have formed odd coalitions to seize power

Israel isn’t the only country where odd alliances have formed in recent years. In many parts of the world, “marriages of convenience” are a standard feature of electoral politics.
  • Jun 14, 2021

Putin laughs off ‘killer’ comments ahead of summit with Biden

Putin described Biden as a “career man” who has “spent virtually his entire adulthood in politics,” making him a very different type of politician than former president Donald Trump.
  • Jun 12, 2021

Britain’s Boris Johnson takes shots at E.U. leaders as tensions over ‘sausage war’ threaten message of unity

“I’ve talked to some of our friends here today, who do seem to misunderstand that the U.K. is a single country, a single territory," Johnson told Sky News. "I just need to get that into their heads.”
  • Jun 12, 2021

Did Biden give Boris Johnson a $6,000 bike and get a Wikipedia printout in return? Not exactly.

For starters, the bicycle only cost $1,800, and Johnson will likely have to pay for it himself if he wants to keep it.
  • Jun 12, 2021

What you need to know about El Salvador’s plan to use volcano-powered bitcoin as legal tender

Here's what the country's new bitcoin law could mean, and why implementation could be complicated.
  • Jun 12, 2021

What’s on the menu for the G-7 summit? Baked brie, toasted marshmallows and hot buttered rum.

The three-day summit in Cornwall, England, will also serve as an opportunity for Britain to show off its finest cuisine — and demonstrate that it has more to offer than jellied eel and beans on toast.
  • Jun 11, 2021