At stake in the U.K. election: Brexit, and Britain’s place in the world

If Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives win a solid parliamentary majority, they will plow ahead with a January withdrawal from the European Union.
Rohingya refugees await blankets at a camp Wednesday in Bangladesh. (AFP/Getty Images)
Rohingya refugees await blankets at a camp Wednesday in Bangladesh. (AFP/Getty Images)

Rohingya refugees, cut off from the world, got to watch Myanmar’s rulers go to trial

Bangladesh restored Internet connectivity to the sprawling refugees camps hours after the hearings over genocide charges began.

Canada feels relief over trade deal, but with concerns for dairy and aluminum industries

Canadians count victories on biologics and the dispute process. But mostly they’re glad the negotiations are over.
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France offers concessions as it unveils pension plan. But that’s unlikely to stop the protests.

The government’s effort to overhaul the byzantine system has run into massive public opposition.
Trump has said he will sign the $738 billion national defense policy bill, which the Senate is expected to take up for a vote next week.
Defense leaders said U.S. troops are still needed in Syria to avert an Islamic State resurgence.
The ambush bore the hallmarks of Islamist groups operating in the region.
A leading New Zealand doctor said Wednesday the skin would be sent from the United States.
Hundreds of thousands of migrants ultimately were released into the United States during the past fiscal year, according to U.S. immigration officials.
Norway and Sweden are among the few countries, apart from the United States, that have produced comprehensive reports on their involvement in the war in Afghanistan.
The country is accused of carrying out a scorched-earth campaign of atrocities against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
“How do you respond to the fact that basically nothing is being done about this without feeling the slightest bit of anger?” the 16-year-old asked world leaders in Spain.
“I’ll be with you in a second,” Johnson promised before turning his back on the crowd and walking directly into an oversized refrigerator.
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company started selling shares on the Saudi Stock Exchange in Riyadh, giving the company the largest market value in the world.
Health officials are concerned that Samoa’s outbreak could heighten the spread of measles in neighboring islands.
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Some lack windows and tires. Some are covered in sheets, like corpses.
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It's not just Britain's voters who face a vote they'd rather not have.
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The Trump administration is hitting several Iranian transport firms with sanctions as it continues its “maximum pressure campaign” against the Islamic Republic over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The sanctions target Iran’s state shipping line and a China-based company that has been involved in delivering missile parts to Iran
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 The Chilean Air Force says debris believed to be from a military transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished days earlier en route to Antarctica has been recovered
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The United States is warning North Korea that its “deeply counterproductive” ballistic missile tests risk closing the door on prospects for negotiating peace
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Several international aid groups are warning that a flashpoint Yemeni city at the heart of last year’s peace agreement signed in Sweden remains the most dangerous place in the war-torn and impoverished Arab country
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Neymar scored one goal and helped create three more as Paris Saint-Germain completed its Champions League group stage with a 5-0 rout of Galatasaray
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