Today’s WorldView

World leaders have long mocked each other. With Trump, they mean it.

Private ridicule comes with the territory, but for the current U.S. president, it's a particularly bitter pill.

Trudeau to lay out priorities for a second term as Canada’s Parliament reconvenes

Whether he can achieve any of them as the leader of a minority government is a different question.
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Ebola was almost contained in Congo. A wave of violence threatens to bring it roaring back.

Front-line Ebola responders say not enough is being done to protect them.
A customer and a shop owner at a local market in Qamishli, Syria. (Alice Martins for The Washington Post)
A customer and a shop owner at a local market in Qamishli, Syria. (Alice Martins for The Washington Post)

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.

As measles hits Samoa, officials tell unvaccinated people to mark homes with red flags

Facing an outbreak that has killed 60 people amid low vaccination rates, the nation has turned to a disease-control tactic that goes back centuries.
The politicized history of the now-completed Danish-German border fence.
Each year thousands of women and girls from marginalized communities across Asia are trafficked to China, where they are subject to rape, abuse and other forms of exploitation.
The insult marks a rare personal attack on the U.S. president since he met Kim Jong Un in 2018.
The strike, expected to be the largest in decades, comes after a wave of “yellow vest” protests last year.
A Facebook post by the lawmaker shows him with President Trump’s personal attorney.
Prosecutors said there was sufficient evidence that Russia was involved in the August shooting in a park.
Many are hailing the princess for her perceived lack of interest in meeting Trump.
Australia's home minister said it helped people migrate "through the back door." Doctors say it saved sick people's lives.
After leaving her highly insular ultra-Orthodox community in Israel, she discovered “the world is much more than I ever knew.”
The photo on her LinkedIn profile was American supermodel Kate Upton, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corp.
Malone’s tenure became emblematic of the Vatican’s struggle to overcome its sexual abuse crisis.
A viral video of incredulous Brits reacting to the steep health-care costs in the United States captured a much broader political debate.
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A new report by Human Rights Watch finds that hundreds of Venezuelan children are fleeing into Brazil alone and at risk of becoming homeless, abused or recruited by gangs
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A 34-year-old British woman has been revived by Spanish doctors after spending more than six hours in cardiac arrest
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Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is prepared to immediately extend a pivotal nuclear arms reduction pact with the U.S.
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A junior cabinet minister in Greece’s center-right government has stepped down after it emerged he never received a degree for university studies listed on his resume
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Slovakia’s police say they have charged former Prime Minister Robert Fico with racism for his comments about the embattled Roma minority
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