As U.S.-Taliban deal nears, Afghanistan’s Ghani hardens resolve to hold elections on time

The president rejects concerns about security, including the fact that insurgent threats will keep 2,000 out of 7,400 polling places closed.

Israel army announces strikes against planned Iranian drone operation in Syria

The operation Saturday night was against an Iranian plan to send armed drones into Israel, said the statement.
Students pursue undergraduate degrees in esports at Chunnam Techno University in Seoul. (Min Joo Kim/The Post)
Students pursue undergraduate degrees in esports at Chunnam Techno University in Seoul. (Min Joo Kim/The Post)

In South Korea, schools are bringing video games into the classroom

High schools and universities offer esports as an academic discipline, a plan being copied around the world. It’s helping give some students a sense of achievement and self-worth. 

There hasn't been a U.S. consulate in Greenland in decades.

The prince said that “at no stage” did he suspect disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein of criminal behavior. 

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“No one reads the communiques, let’s be honest,” French President Emmanuel Macron said this week.

Leader Carrie Lam appealed for dialogue between her government and protesters, as violent clashes broke out again Saturday.

Dominic Cummings has been compared to Steve Bannon, Rasputin and Cartman from “South Park.”

The late American financier accused of sex trafficking owned an $8.9 million Paris home.

Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomous territory. She dons a helmet, goggles and respira...

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A probe into human rights abuses is unfolding in the age of social media.

Caitlan Coleman describes years of subjugation at the hands of the militants and, she alleges, her husband.

Long held fears that others are coveting what belongs to Brazil are flaring once again.

Britain stripped ‘Jihadi Jack’ Letts of his citizenship there, leaving him only Canadian. He’s languishing in a Kurdish prison camp in Syria.

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A year after his father’s death, Jack McCain is making sense of deploying while his father, Sen. John McCain, battled cancer.

The British government’s new ad campaign has kicked up dust around an old, racist cliche. But how did it even become one?

The footage of Emine Bulut in the moments after the attack set off a firestorm in Turkey on Friday.

Leaders of seven of the world's largest economies will convene in Biarritz, France, on Saturday. Here are key interactions to watch.

Paul Whelan is still waiting for prosecutors to file a case against him, eight months after his arrest. He said in court that he was in pain and had been injured by jail guards.

The suspect filmed the women with a cellphone hidden in a backpack that he had placed on the ground, authorities said.

The latest action comes on the 30th anniversary of the “Baltic Way,” a 1989 protest for Baltic independence against the Soviet Union.

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With inflation soaring and cash in short supply, many Zimbabweans transfer funds using their mobile phones and pay a premium to get currency.

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Brazilian troops deploy in the Amazon to help fight fires that have swept parts of the region

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President Donald Trump signaled regret Sunday for an escalating trade war with China, as he faces a tense reception from world leaders meeting amid mounting anxiety of a global economic slowdown at the Group of Seven summit in France

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A spokesman for Lebanon’s Hezbollah says two Israeli drones crashed in Beirut without the militant group firing on them

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Protesters have begun marching in a steady rain in Hong Kong’s latest pro-democracy demonstration

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North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of “newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher”

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