Trump’s India visit short on substance as he celebrates ties with a fellow nationalist

The president did not publicly take his host to task over alleged discrimination and human rights abuses but said India’s rise is tied to unity and tolerance.

As Yemen’s war intensifies, an opening for al-Qaeda to resurrect its fortunes

The death of its leader Qasim al-Rimi in a U.S. drone strike further weakened the group's Yemen branch, but it has bounced back before.
President Trump is spending 36 hours in India, the world’s largest democracy.
U.S. stock indexes appeared set to avoid a repeat of Monday’s heavy losses. Elsewhere, worries were growing about Tokyo’s ability to host the Olympics.
Mubarak, 91, had kept a tight grip on his country through three decades of repression, corruption and cronyism, only to be deposed by the military after massive street protests.
Human rights advocates and friends say the case against Gui, who was kidnapped in 2015 and later emerged in Chinese custody, was politically motivated.
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A U.N. study warns that at least a third of the country is suffering malnutrition.
The president and his family made stops in Ahmedabad and Agra before traveling to New Delhi.
Those who flee the clampdown on pro-democracy protests don’t know who they can trust in Taipei, raising pressure on the government to formalize protections.
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Move saved Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from having to make a no-win decision.
In a country cleaved along racial, class and geographic lines, the mass gathering has become a vehicle for Brazilians to express their divisions.
Cases spiked from three to more than 200 in days; European neighbors are bracing for outbreaks of their own.
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.
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As the WikiLeaks founder’s long-running legal drama resumed Monday, his team argued that the prosecution by the U.S. Justice Department was politically motivated.
The flare-up came after video showing an Israeli army bulldozer dragging the body of a Palestinian militant stirred outrage in the Gaza Strip.
President Trump will spend 36 hours in India, the world’s largest democracy.
The move, a product of a decades-old rivalry between the prime minister and his anointed successor, positioned the political veteran to once again play kingmaker.
Authorities said Ayasel Slay's video was offensive to Mecca, the holiest city in Islam. Others say she is being unfairly targeted as a black woman.
It’s not just offensive, it’s a matter of health and safety: Authorities blame the practice for the deterioration of Brazil’s infrastructure, including a deadly 2007 stadium collapse.
When the DEA special agent allegedly began to spend lavishly on homes, cars and jewelry, and hosted wild yacht parties with bikini-clad prostitutes, it raised some red flags within the agency.
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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said his government is backing Greece’s request to make emergency spending on the migrant crisis exempt from official fiscal calculations
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Malaysia’s ruling alliance collapsed this week after Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, 94, resigned and dozens of lawmakers defected in an audacious attempt to form a new government
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Libya’s national oil corporation says financial losses over a protracted blockade of Libya’s vital oil fields and ports have rapidly swelled, surpassing $2 billion
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