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The report sought to address concerns that some European Union members are becoming increasingly authoritarian.

Trump-Biden ‘cage fight’ stokes global perception of a country in decline, mired in chaos

“The spiteful debate mirrors a country that is no longer even capable of having a dignified discussion,” read a scathing editorial published by Switzerland’s right-leaning Neue Zürcher Zeitung newspaper.

Indian court acquits Hindu nationalist leaders accused of demolishing 16th-century mosque

The 1992 destruction of the mosque led to deadly riots and was a key moment in the rise of the Hindu nationalism now dominating the country.
Thanks to some heroic simultaneous interpreters, Japanese viewers were treated to the real-time raw chaos of the dueling candidates.
Detachments of foreign fighters from countries ravaged by war are appearing on battlefields elsewhere.
Renowned Brazilian chef Dudu Mesquita recovered from covid-19, but his senses of taste and smell remain impaired. Now he must relearn how to cook.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is preparing a ceremony for the president to mark 400 miles of new barriers.
Critics of Saudi Arabia show signs of becoming more organized after the journalist’s killing.
As companies rethink Japan’s intense work culture, one chief executives plans to move his workers to a picturesque island.
A Maltese official initially suggested the country may try to retrieve the tooth from the young royal.
The group’s bank accounts were frozen and executives interrogated by authorities.
A withdrawal of U.S. diplomats from Baghdad could be a prelude to a bombing campaign.
From the first wave in February in China through New York City’s April catastrophe and on to India’s current surge, the coronavirus has unleashed a worldwide suffering with no evident exit.
Across the country, people are afraid — and those who speak out face severe consequences.
The ride-hailing service has overcome its “historical failings,” a judge said.
More than 100 people from around the world have also raised their hands to do time.
A coronavirus resurgence disrupted similar plans earlier this year.
A taxi driver took his mother to a Black Sea spa for her birthday. She died of the virus, and he is infected.
The overt politicization of high courts is a major reason why democracies backslide.
Iraqi officials say the decision caught them by surprise; they hope the U.S. will reconsider.
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