(Alex Brandon/AP)
(Alex Brandon/AP)
A great irony in President Trump’s invocation of "patriotic education" is that it apes the language and decades-long policies of the Communist regime in Beijing.

Deadly airstrike in Afghanistan kills at least 10 civilians, 30 Taliban fighters despite ongoing peace talks

Negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban launched last week. The sides still haven’t yet agreed on the basic format.

With the Charlie Hebdo trial underway, does ‘Je suis Charlie’ still resonate in France?

Among younger generations, there is less tolerance for claims of free expression as a cover for Islamophobia.
Visa clampdown and rising resentment toward foreigners amid coronavirus fuel worries among some Indian tech and finance workers.
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The prime minister said he’ll lay out a plan for “a Canada that is healthier and safer, greener and more competitive.”
The Chinese Commerce Ministry appeared to suggest that Apple and Google could be targeted if they complied with the U.S. government’s takedown order.
Small, isolated towns, cut off by the pandemic, are asking authorities to declare border bubbles.
Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak has emerged as a leading figure in the pro-democracy movement, stepping forward to openly criticize the monarchy.
Sharp science and peer pressure without a lockdown helped Japan tame the novel coronavirus, offering a possible model for the “pandemic era.”
Despite abductions and expulsions, activists — including many women — are holding their ground.
Beijing and Moscow are gambling on a rushed rollout, with big risks but potentially valuable payoffs.
Invented by the Soviet Union, it acts as a cholinesterase inhibitor, blocking an enzyme the nervous system needs to function.
Around the world, TikTok is widely considered a problem.
Officials announced targeted measures in England, France, Spain and elsewhere, and other countries appeared to be on the brink of doing the same.
Israel, Spain and France show even with strong policies, it’s hard to keep the coronavirus at bay.
The menacing tone from Beijing came as a senior U.S. official visited Taipei and as military tensions escalate in the flash point region.
Fears are growing that the president could recognize Taiwan or order a military strike against islands in the South China Sea.
The struggle of the Ghattas family and their humble manousheh is the story of Lebanon.
In the United States and abroad, experts link the rise of extreme conspiratorial thinking to a broader atmosphere of political polarization, the insulating algorithms of social media and the relative success of demagogic, nationalist politicians.
Critics see a rush judgment; Vizcarra remains popular despite the country’s pandemic performance.
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The United Nations was born out of the devastation of World War II to save succeeding generations from war
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Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga held his first talks with U.S. President Donald Trump since he took office, a diplomatic phone call that was one of his first as the country’s leader and one that highlights the close tie between the two allies
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Bahrain says it broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran earlier this year to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet
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A humpback whale has found its way back to sea weeks after it apparently got lost in a murky, crocodile-infested river in northern Australia
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the United Nations will not support reimposing sanctions on Iran as the United States is demanding until he gets a green light from the Security Council
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