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.
The ambush bore the hallmarks of Islamist groups operating in the region.
This time, Netanyahu faces leadership challenge in his own Likud party.
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.
The compromise legislation, which creates Space Force and introduces 12 weeks of parental leave for federal workers, is slated for a vote in the House on Wednesday.
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.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov clashed during a news conference at the State Department before a White House meeting.
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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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The states of Brazil’s Amazon region have held talks with Norway about possibly receiving some $500 million in funding for sustainable rainforest projects even if a national level aid deal falls through
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Spain’s king has asked caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to try and form a government, even though the Socialist leader appears short of political support
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Israeli parliament passes initial motion to dissolve, putting country on verge of third elections in less than a year.
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Niger’s government says 71 soldiers have been killed by suspected jihadists in the deadliest attack on the West African country’s force in recent memory
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