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(Simone Dalmasso/For The Washington Post)
(Simone Dalmasso/For The Washington Post)

A motorcycle-riding lawyer searches Guatemala’s remotest corners to reunite families separated by the U.S.

More than four years after the Trump administration began separating migrant families at the U.S. border, Eriberto Pop searches jungle and mountain villages for lost parents; 275 are still missing.

In aftermath of German floods, fires burn in southern Europe as rains drench London

The fires come on the heals of a climate-focused meeting Friday among the Environment and Energy Ministers of the G-20 nations in Naples.

Tunisia’s fledgling democracy, sole survivor of the Arab Spring, in crisis as president takes emergency powers

Crowds opposing and supporting Kais Saied’s move clashed outside the shuttered parliament.

Businessman Najib Mikati becomes Lebanon’s latest prime minister designate

Mikati is the third nominee in less than a year to seek to form a government to rescue the country from collapse.
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Search for disabled South Korean mountaineer lost in Himalayas ends at his family’s request

A week ago, Kim Hong-bin, 57, made history as the first disabled person to scale all 14 mountains. Then he went missing. And now, a weeklong international search for his body has concluded at the request of his family.

Tunisia’s president fires prime minister, dismisses government, freezes parliament

The move, hailed by the president’s supporters, represents a major challenge to the Arab Spring’s only lasting democracy.

Senior U.S. official visits China, in small thaw of relations with Beijing

There were indications both sides wanted to dial down the temperature in the U.S.-China conflict, especially as central China suffers deadly floods.

Amid crises at home, Tunisians celebrate Olympic medals as ‘ray of hope’

Swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui’s remarkable gold medal win on Sunday ignited immense pride at home.

Search for China flood survivors turns desperate as Typhoon In-Fa hits east coast

Dozens have been reported missing, conflicting with official reports.

Covid-19 global updates: France approves law requiring coronavirus health pass for restaurants, other venues

French President Emmanuel Macron says the aim of the “health pass” is to drive up vaccination rates.

New Zealand to resettle suspected Islamic State militant and her children after Australia revoked citizenship

Suhayra Aden was one of a number of women who traveled from Australia to allegedly join the terrorist group and marry fighters.

Minimum-wage lessons for the U.S. from the other side of the world

Australia has a high pay floor and relatively low unemployment, but some workers still struggle.

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan hit record highs as U.S. forces withdraw, U.N. mission reports

The U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan warned the conflict is likely to become deadlier as fighting draws closer to urban areas.

Israel’s spat with Ben & Jerry’s overshadows its spyware scandal

The country's meltdown over the American ice cream company's decision not to sell its products in the occupied Palestinian territories diverted the focus from a sprawling investigation into the uses and misuses of Israeli-designed spyware.

U.S. prepared to continue airstrikes against Taliban, top commander says

“We spent a lot of time training” Afghan forces, Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie said. "Now is their moment.”

Death toll in India monsoon rises to at least 127

Floods in India submerged homes, triggered landslides and caused major accidents.

Australian prime minister calls lockdown-violating protests ‘selfish and self-defeating’

Thousands protested tightening restrictions in Sydney; authorities warned it might have been a superspreader event.

Europe’s hotels and restaurants are eager to welcome tourists — if they can find enough staff

A pandemic exodus from the hospitality industry may hamper economic recovery.

As Algerians push France to open its colonial archives, the family of a man who vanished long ago yearns for answers

French troops arrested Slimane Asselah in 1957. He was among thousands who disappeared during the war for independence.

U.K. places sanctions on Equatorial Guinea president’s son after purchases including Michael Jackson’s glove

The move, along with a slate of other measures targeting corruption internationally, highlights a more aggressive British approach to sanctions.
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Haiti gang leader rallies hundreds to honor slain president

More than 1,000 demonstrators have gathered around one of Haiti’s most notorious gang leaders to commemorate slain President Jovenel Moïse
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Karadima, priest defrocked for sexual abuses, dies in Chile

Fernando Karadima, a Chilean priest who was at the center of a sexual abuse scandal that shook the Catholic Church in Chile and who was eventually defrocked by the pope, has died
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UN: Migrant boat capsizes off Libya, 57 thought dead

A U.N. official says a boat carrying migrants has capsized off Libya’s coast, leaving at least 57 people presumed dead
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Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament, fires PM

Troops surrounded Tunisia’s parliament and blocked its speaker from entering after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister and other top members of government
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Peru's new first family leaving behind rural, Andean home

The humble two-story, adobe home of the Castillo family, located in one of the poorest districts of Peru deep in the Andes, feels a little empty now
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