In August, Germany blocked 46 percent of migrants from Austria, compared with 7 percent in January.

(Anthony Faiola / The Washington Post)

Conflict in Syria

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Here’s what Trump said about the world — and what it means

Washington Post foreign correspondents in Beijing, Brussels, Moscow and Tokyo analyzed Donald's Trump's foreign policy statements during his first debate with Hillary Clinton.

U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism,’ says U.N. panel

Its recommendations will likely be ignored by Washington.

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Werner Mauss was a longtime undercover agent for German authorities.

A majority of Australians support gay marriage, an opinion poll on Wednesday showed, but they do not back the government’s plan to hold a national vote on whether it should be allowed.

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Guatemalan authorities say they have broken up a group that sold the government millions of dollars’ worth of contraband corn and beans, some of it not fit for human consumption.

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Even by English soccer’s standards, the latest embarrassment is a new low. Sam Allardyce was forced out in disgrace after one game in charge of the national team.

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An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him to nine years in prison.

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An opinion poll on Thursday showed that a minority of Australians support the government’s plan to hold a national vote on whether gay marriage should be allowed.

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Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said Tuesday that it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence and a subsequent prohibition by a government commissioner.

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