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South Korea Seizes Ship Suspected of Sending Oil to North Korea

South Korea Seizes Ship Suspected of Sending Oil to North Korea

The Lighthouse Winmore, a Hong Kong-flagged vessel suspected of transferring oil to North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions.

A Litany of Grievances: How Turkish-American Relations Deteriorated

A Litany of Grievances: How Turkish-American Relations Deteriorated

The American pastor Andrew Brunson was put under house arrest in Turkey after being released from prison last month.

For Rohingya, Years of Torture at the Hands of a Neighbor

For Rohingya, Years of Torture at the Hands of a Neighbor

The Thaingkhali camp for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, in March.

A Blue Sky in Beijing? It’s Not a Fluke, Says Greenpeace

A Blue Sky in Beijing? It’s Not a Fluke, Says Greenpeace

Blue skies are more common in Beijing these days. A Greenpeace analysis of government data found that pollution levels had dropped 53 percent in the last three months of 2017 from a year earlier.

For Rome’s Taxi Drivers, Lessons in Courtesy and Cultural Savvy

For Rome’s Taxi Drivers, Lessons in Courtesy and Cultural Savvy

Umberto Nucci, right, with fellow taxi drivers at the Pyramid of Cestius, a Roman tourist site.

Ecuador Struggles to Cope as Venezuelans Flood Its Borders

Ecuador Struggles to Cope as Venezuelans Flood Its Borders

Venezuelan migrants at the Rumichaca International Bridge this past week.

Europe Benefits by Bankrolling an Anti-Migrant Effort. Niger Pays a Price.

Europe Benefits by Bankrolling an Anti-Migrant Effort. Niger Pays a Price.

Nigerien soldiers patrolling the Sahara this month in Achegour, Niger.

Mexico Graft Inquiry Deepens With Arrest of a Presidential Ally

Mexico Graft Inquiry Deepens With Arrest of a Presidential Ally

President Enrique Peña Nieto speaking at the Institutional Revolutionary Party’s national assembly in August.

European Ex-Officials Deny Being Paid by Manafort to Lobby for Ukraine

European Ex-Officials Deny Being Paid by Manafort to Lobby for Ukraine

Paul Manafort at Federal District Court in Washington this month.

Offered Free Tickets for ‘Schindler’s List,’ Germany’s Far Right Sees a Provocation

Offered Free Tickets for ‘Schindler’s List,’ Germany’s Far Right Sees a Provocation

Twenty-five years after its initial theatrical release, “Schindler’s List” is still a complex depiction of Nazi horrors. Its director, Steven Spielberg, hopes to provoke discussion by showing it again worldwide.

Violent Extremist or Political Candidate? In Pakistan Election, You Can Be Both

Violent Extremist or Political Candidate? In Pakistan Election, You Can Be Both

Aurangzeb Farooqi, a leader of a radical group called Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat, in Karachi, Pakistan, in 2013. A Pakistani court cleared him to run for office despite accusations that the group has ties to militants.

Brazil’s Military Strides Into Politics, by the Ballot or by Force

Brazil’s Military Strides Into Politics, by the Ballot or by Force

Jair Bolsonaro, a Brazilian congressman and presidential candidate for the next election, takes pictures with soldiers during a military event in São Paulo, Brazil, in May.

In Duterte’s Philippines, Having a Beer Can Now Land You in Jail

In Duterte’s Philippines, Having a Beer Can Now Land You in Jail

Edwin Panis, 45, was arrested in June for drinking outdoors in a Manila slum, part of a police crackdown on minor infractions. “The war on drugs has become a war on drunks,” he said.

Decades Later and Far Away, Chernobyl Disaster Still Contaminates Milk

Decades Later and Far Away, Chernobyl Disaster Still Contaminates Milk

Abandoned apartment blocks in Pripyat, in the Chernobyl exclusion zone in Ukraine. Decades after the nuclear disaster, researchers say children 140 miles away are still drinking radioactive milk.

U.S. May Seek to Put Pakistan on Terrorism-Finance List

U.S. May Seek to Put Pakistan on Terrorism-Finance List

A protest last month in Lahore, Pakistan, against the Trump administration’s decision to cut aid to the country. Pakistani officials are worried that the United States will try to isolate it further.

How to Spruce Up for Asian Games? Cover a Polluted River

How to Spruce Up for Asian Games? Cover a Polluted River

Workers installing nets to cover the “Black River” near the Asian Games athletes’ village in Jakarta, Indonesia, in July.


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