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Today’s WorldView

A disaster in Syria as Russia and Turkey clash

The U.N. warns that the world is facing “the biggest humanitarian horror story of the 21st century.”

China expels three Wall Street Journal reporters over opinion article written by academic

Beijing authorities had deemed the article racist and demanded an apology.

Promising ‘true liberation,’ Pompeo contrasts U.S. role in Africa with China’s

The trip concluded without an announcement of any major deal or new initiative, and it deepened a sense among observers that U.S. policy has moved away from popular humanitarian programs to a near-singular focus on economic competition with China.
China reported that the rate of new cases is declining, but international experts remained wary.
The U.N. urged a resumption in the talks in Geneva, but Libya’s prime minister said they needed a stronger international commitment, as fighting reportedly resumed.
A subsidiary of a state-controlled Russian oil giant “actively tried to evade” existing U.S. measures, officials say.
New accusations were brought against Osman Kavala hours after he and eight others were cleared of other charges in a closely watched trial.
Mexicans were already protesting femicide when the body of Fátima Cecilia Aldrighett Antón was found mutilated.
Demonstrations in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation’s hereditary chiefs against a natural gas pipeline have spread across the country. Canada’s indigenous people are divided over the project.
Andrew Sabisky wrote that black Americans tend to be less intelligent than whites.
The contested results could plunge Afghanistan into a political crisis ahead of crucial peace talks with the Taliban.
At least three have died from the flooding unleashed by the storm.
Chinese health officials confirmed that the pneumonialike coronavirus came from wild animals sold at a market in Wuhan, the city of 11 million people and capital of the Hubei province in China.
Coronavirus and Hong Kong unrest feature in Badiucao’s work. That’s enough to raise worries that pro-China forces could disrupt his show.
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Moscow will appeal the decision to the Dutch Supreme Court, setting up a final showdown in a 15-year saga involving Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
The 2,400-ton vessel washed ashore on the southern coast of Ireland, amid a bomb cyclone that has lashed the area with wind and heavy rain.
A dispute over Israeli beef has escalated into rival embargoes.
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As the death toll mounts in China, a Republican senator stokes fear over a Chinese bioweapon.
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The European Union’s seven-year budget battle is about to begin in earnest
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The owner of a bus company says three people have been killed by suspected extremists from Somalia after they were pulled out of a bus in northeastern Kenya
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Sri Lanka’s prime minister says the government has decided to withdraw from co-sponsorship of a 2015 U.N. Human Rights Council resolution calling for the investigation of allegations of war crimes committed during the island nation’s long civil war
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Turkey’s president is criticizing the European Union’s decision to launch a new maritime effort focused on enforcing the U
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Angry Dutch farmers have gathered in The Hague in the latest protest against the government’s plans to rein in emissions of nitrogen oxide
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