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Kim Jong-un Offers North Korea’s Hand to South, While Chiding U.S.

Kim Jong-un Offers North Korea’s Hand to South, While Chiding U.S.

South Koreans at a railway station in Seoul watching a broadcast of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un.

Shootings on Video in Cameroon ‘May Not Be Isolated Cases,’ U.N. Fears

Shootings on Video in Cameroon ‘May Not Be Isolated Cases,’ U.N. Fears

Soldiers patrolling the streets of Buea, in southwestern Cameroon, in April. The actions of security forces and armed separatists in the area have been condemned by human rights groups.

As ISIS Fighters Fill Prisons in Syria, Their Home Nations Look Away

As ISIS Fighters Fill Prisons in Syria, Their Home Nations Look Away

Syrian Democratic Forces have converted this former school in Ainissa, Syria, into a makeshift prison for holding suspected Islamic State fighters. American funds helped pay for the towering concrete perimeter walls installed last month.

Chef Gives Up a Star, Reflecting Hardship of ‘the Other France’

Chef Gives Up a Star, Reflecting Hardship of ‘the Other France’

The chef Jérôme Brochot, center, at his restaurant in Montceau-les-Mines, France.

Amid Kremlin Victories, Putin Fails to Persuade West on Russian Sanctions

Amid Kremlin Victories, Putin Fails to Persuade West on Russian Sanctions

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has yet to translate divisions in the West into fewer sanctions against his nation.

Kenyans Name a ‘People’s President,’ and TV Broadcasts Are Cut

Kenyans Name a ‘People’s President,’ and TV Broadcasts Are Cut

After two contested elections last year left the country divided, Kenyans supporting the opposition leader, Raila Odinga, took matters into their own hands.

Some Syrian Refugees Are Going Back to War Alongside Turkey

Some Syrian Refugees Are Going Back to War Alongside Turkey

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels, wearing red ribbons, gathering alongside Turkish soldiers north of Azaz, on the Syrian-Turkish border. Many belong to a force once trained by the C.I.A. and Western allies to oust President Bashar al-Assad.

Powerful Indonesia Earthquake Kills at Least 82

Powerful Indonesia Earthquake Kills at Least 82

People in western Lombok, Indonesia, pulling a motorcycle from a damaged home near a mosque on Monday.

U.S., Britain and France Strike Syria Over Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack

U.S., Britain and France Strike Syria Over Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack

The airstrikes on three sites in Syria, launched early Saturday local time, were part of what officials said was an effort to deter future chemical attacks.

Criminal Groups Seek to Decide Outcome in Many Mexican Races

Criminal Groups Seek to Decide Outcome in Many Mexican Races

Abel Montúfar was among at least 136 politicians across Mexico who have been assassinated since last fall. More than a third were candidates or potential candidates.

Taliban Claim They’ve Taken Control of Western Afghan City, Farah

Taliban Claim They’ve Taken Control of Western Afghan City, Farah

A police outpost north of Farah, Afghanistan, in 2017. The provincial governor fled the city after insurgents attacked early Tuesday, an official said.

Putin, or the World? Sanctions May Force Oligarchs to Choose

Putin, or the World? Sanctions May Force Oligarchs to Choose

Russia has promised to support the companies hit by sanctions, including Rusal, which operates this aluminum smelter in Krasnoyarsk.

Even in Poland, Workers’ Wages Flow to North Korea

Even in Poland, Workers’ Wages Flow to North Korea

A shipyard in Police, Poland, where North Koreans have worked. The Polish government has pledged to phase out work permits for North Koreans, but the practice continues.

Israelis Play Tourists in a Bedouin Town in the Negev

Israelis Play Tourists in a Bedouin Town in the Negev

A dance group performing the debka, a traditional Bedouin dance, as part of the Nights of Ramadan tour.

In Congo, 8 Killed and Altar Boys Arrested Amid Crackdown on Protests

In Congo, 8 Killed and Altar Boys Arrested Amid Crackdown on Protests

President Joseph Kabila on a billboard in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. As Mr. Kabila’s government has stalled in organizing elections, anger across the country has risen.


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