U.S. says Iran may have killed 1,000 protesters

As the Trump administration weighs increasing U.S. military presence in the Mideast, a State Department official said the United States has received video that shows troops firing machine guns mounted on trucks at protesters in one incident.

Barr’s meeting in Mexico could be prelude to greater U.S. involvement against drug cartels

The U.S. attorney general met with Mexico's president as President Trump considers designating drug rings terrorist organizations, an issue of bitter disagreement.
Commuters and protesters are seen at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris on Thursday. (Cyril Zannettacci/Agence VU for The Washington Post)
Commuters and protesters are seen at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris on Thursday. (Cyril Zannettacci/Agence VU for The Washington Post)

Unions protesting pension changes disrupt transport, shutter schools with crippling strikes in France

The Eiffel Tower was closed, hospitals were left understaffed, trains and flights were cancelled, and many daily activities in Paris ground to a halt as thousands took to the streets to protest plans to overhaul the nation's retirement system.

Apples, beer and pajamas: Turkish goods face boycott in northeastern Syria

Following Turkey’s incursion into Kurdish-held northeastern Syria, residents who chose to boycott Turkish imports discovered how reliant the area is on them.
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