North Korea conducts second test at satellite site to bolster ‘nuclear deterrent’

The explicit linkage of the test to North Korea’s nuclear weapons marked another escalation in rhetoric.
Omar Hassan al-Bashir smiles while on trial in Khartoum, on Aug. 31. (Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters)
Omar Hassan al-Bashir smiles while on trial in Khartoum, on Aug. 31. (Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters)

Former Sudanese ruler Omar Hassan al-Bashir is convicted of corruption, money laundering

The two-year sentence is unlikely to appease Bashir's opponents. The former dictator is also wanted by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide.
The Conservatives won big, Brexit seems unstoppable and Johnson promises Britain will get its mojo back.
Japanese artist uses the power of manga to bring the repression of the Uighurs in China to a wider audience.
Leaders gathered in Brussels embraced Johnson’s sweeping mandate to get Brexit done.
Protests against the measure continued in India’s northeast and spread across the country.
The country’s auto industry faces new restrictions. But at least there’s a trade deal.
Ex-prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune won with 40 percent voter turnout, but his links to the Bouteflika regime have marred his candidacy and political stability.
Even the president gets involved as debate rages over a national hero.
The skin from cadavers temporarily covers the burns to allow patients to heal.
He is one of six men charged in the brutal rape of a 23-year-old woman in 2012. She died from her injuries two weeks after the assault.
A mob killed and hanged Haitham Ali Ismail from a traffic light after he attempted to disperse demonstrators camped out near his home.
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"In Britain, you can have a strong single-party government that represents only a minority of [voters]," one researcher said.
European leaders said they would resume efforts to convince Poland at a summit next year.
World leaders congratulated Johnson as #notmygovernment trended in top place in the United Kingdom on Twitter.
The people of Bougainville voted overwhelmingly for independence from Papua New Guinea, but the path ahead is pocked with pitfalls.
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The remark came just hours after news of a breakthrough in the protracted trade war.
The Chinese tech giant has been weathering a storm from the U.S., but is encountering increasing dangers on its domestic turf.
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Controversies surrounding an old laureate and a new one cast the prestigious prize in shadow.
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Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has apologized for saying politicians should be put “against the wall” after critics took it to mean that she was advocating violence
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Lebanese security forces have fired tear gas and clashed with men who tried to attack the anti-government protest camp in Beirut, setting off street confrontations that lasted for hours
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Authorities in Argentina say assailants shot and killed one British tourist and wounded another while trying to rob them
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Hundreds of demonstrators supporting a powerful Iran-backed militia group in Iraq have poured into a central Baghdad plaza to protest recent U.S. sanctions against key leaders
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President Donald Trump is using his appearance at the annual Army-Navy game to tout a new policy that allows service academy athletes to defer their military service to pursue careers in professional sports
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