U.S. census data released last week showed that Mexico’s trade with the United States rose to $97.4 billion for the first two months of the year — enabling it to leapfrog ahead of Canada and China.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced a host of conciliatory measures designed to quell more than five months of violent protests over social inequality.
Christian and Muslim leaders around the country canceled services. Many businesses remained closed in the capital of Colombo, which is under a nighttime curfew.
A Trinidadian coast guard boat in the Gulf of Paria. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
A Trinidadian coast guard boat in the Gulf of Paria. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
Fear grows over the plight of those joining the exodus from the collapsing socialist state.
The 12 defendants, implicated in staging Catalonia’s independence referendum in October 2017, face charges that include rebellion and disobedience — all of which they deny. The referendum and trial have split Spanish society like no other events since the era of dictator Francisco Franco.

More people said in a global annual poll that they felt angry, worried and sad.

As the right-wing governing party starts up more attacks, will that happen again?

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President Sirisena said he was unaware that police had been warned of bombing threats.

Populists, socialists, nationalists, secessionists: The center may not hold.

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But the country is facing growing pressure to closes down its ivory market. Conservationists hope to use the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as leverage.


Spain’s elections may further divide the country

Though Spain's Socialists lead the polls, the general election is shadowed by the rise of the far right and anger over Catalonia.

‘Hundreds of pieces of one person’: The death toll in Sri Lanka was wrong — this might be why.

Officials lowered the death toll by about one-third on Thursday. Forensic experts explain the gruesome reason why.

North Korea wants security guarantees, but can the United States deliver?

Russian President Vladimir Putin says North Korea is ready to denuclearize if it receives serious security guarantees. But can the outside world really guarantee the security of Kim Jong Un's regime?

Here’s everything we know and don’t.

As he prepares to leave the Justice Department, the deputy attorney general had harsh words for politicians and the press now that the investigation is over.

Beijing will host top officials from 100 countries this week for a forum on its Belt and Road Initiative amid questions and missteps.  

The patrols would be an additional task for the dwindling number of U.S. troops in Syria.

Despite withdrawing from other nuclear pacts, the president has bristled at the cost of a new arms race and says he wants to reach new deals. 

The invoice was presented hours before Warmbier was flown home in 2017, two people familiar with the incident told The Washington Post. It is unclear whether it was ever paid.  

The explosions around the country Sunday killed at least 250 people.

Sri Lanka doesn't have a law preventing people from joining foreign terrorist organizations. It isn't the only country not to have one.

The Pentagon watchdog’s office reviewed more than 7,300 pages of documents, including 1,700 that were classified, its report says.

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