Tensions are higher than at almost any time since the two countries went to war in 1962.

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Dunford agreed that a strike on North Korea would bring “absolutely horrific” consequences to the region.

Many see Beijing pressure behind the controversial appeal and resentencing of the activists.

Mehdi Karroubi has been under house arrest for six years after leading Iran’s 2009 election protests.

Drug production is booming in Paraguay, and so is drug violence

The murder of a drug kingpin has sparked a fierce battle for control of his empire.

Trump’s far-right dilemma, and 4 other global stories you might have missed

In this occasional series, the London bureau of The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week.

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Trump’s Charlottesville response puts his foreign friends in an awkward position

Those who have embraced Trump are feeling the backlash themselves.

Thousands of children are stolen every year and sold for adoption.

Raila Odinga said he will take his allegations of vote rigging to the country’s supreme court.

Trump-related controversy struck the American scouts. But in this European nation, scouting is political.

The drop in the number of asylum seekers comes as advocates warn of rising risks for migrants.

Online celebrations in extremist circles clashed with the more measured tone of far-right leaders.

The extremist group steps up efforts to target the country, including recruiting Sunni minorities to carry out attacks.

The Japanese family never knew what happened to their brother until flag’s return.

U.S. Joint Chiefs chairman stresses diplomacy, but notes ‘full range’ of military options at ready

Strict laws against hate speech are at the heart of the Europeans’ reckoning with the Nazi past.

Authorities are calling it a terrorist attack in this country targeted by al-Qaeda in the past.

The iconic landmark is taking a long time-out for repairs.

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Saudi Arabia said Thursday it is reopening its border with Qatar to allow Qataris to attend the hajj amid a monthslong rift between the neighboring countries that led to both sides trading accusations of politicizing the ritual.

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Philippine police say they have killed at least 26 more drug offenders in overnight gunbattles in the capital, bringing the death toll in the president’s renewed crackdown to 58 in the last three days.

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Copenhagen police say they are looking for a body in the case of a Swedish journalist missing since a trip on a home-built submarine.

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China’s main state news agency, Xinhua, has released a video online criticizing India in a border dispute that prompted an Indian newspaper to complain of “racist overtones.”

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A black swan in Bavaria is no longer alone after finding a mate thanks to a lonely hearts ad.

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Vietnam has criticized the U.S. State Department’s annual international religious freedom report, describing it as containing partial and false information about Vietnam.

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