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Analysis

Pompeo tries to unite the West while dividing Washington

American allies are indeed worried about China and Iran. But the Trump administration is unable to speak their language.
Analysis

Fighting coronavirus and Trump, China escalates campaign against foreign journalists

For the first time in the post-Mao era, China simultaneously expelled multiple reporters from the same news bureau.

Trial of Venezuela’s Citgo Six delayed as fearful family members want U.S. to do more

The oil executives, five of them American citizens, have been held since November 2017.

German prosecutor says ‘xenophobic’ motive behind shootings that killed 10

The Wednesday night shootings targeted two hookah bars in the town of Hanau.
Home Secretary Priti Patel and Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a cabinet meeting. (Reuters)
Home Secretary Priti Patel and Prime Minister Boris Johnson at a cabinet meeting. (Reuters)

Britain wants to keep out low-skill migrants and lure English-speaking engineers instead

Home Secretary Priti Patel called the immigration plan “a historic moment for the whole country.”
International experts say the disease will continue to spread globally even as the Chinese government seeks to present the image that it is coming to grips with the epidemic.
The shooting late Wednesday night targeted two hookah cafes, according to news reports.
In Japan, the government is under fire as a slow-moving bureaucracy struggles with a fast-moving virus.
Hector Alejandro Cabrera Fuentes is charged with acting as an agent of a foreign government without notifying U.S. officials.
The WikiLeaks founder wants to submit evidence that President Trump offered him a deal in 2017 through then-congressman Dana Rohrabacher, the lawyer told a British court. Rohrabacher said he “was not directed by Trump or anyone else connected with him to meet with Julian Assange.”
Syrian aid workers, like the civilians they serve, have been killed, injured and displaced.
The scene resembled an eye in the sky and indicated the presence of supercooled water droplets.
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.
Authorities in Beijing had deemed the column racist and demanded an apology. The move came a day after the U.S. designated major Chinese media outlets as government entities.
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.
Experts warn, however, that side-by-side comparisons with China are a losing game for the United States.
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The U.N. warns that the world is facing “the biggest humanitarian horror story of the 21st century.”
Efforts to take more passengers off the virus-stricken Diamond Princess in Japan are underway after 88 new cases were found.
A subsidiary of a state-controlled Russian oil giant “actively tried to evade” existing U.S. measures, officials say.
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Turkey says Ankara and Moscow have inched closer in their talks on restoring calm in northwestern Syria but that their discussions have not produced the desired results
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A new United Nations report says South Sudanese officials have diverted millions of dollars of state funds that are badly needed by civilians as the country staggers away from civil war
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Israel’s leading opposition figure is denying wrongdoing after media reports said Israel would look into an allegedly shady deal between a company he headed and Israeli police
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Israel’s leading opposition figure is denying wrongdoing after media reports said Israel would look into an allegedly shady deal between a company he headed and Israeli police
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Street dogs in Egypt are finding popular acceptance after centuries of social and religious stigma
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