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France fuel protest: Thousands march in yellow vests over diesel tax

A protester has died in an accident and there are also reports of injuries as demonstrators angry at rising fuel prices disrupt traffic across...

Will Theresa May Be ‘Poleaxed’? The Tories Turn to Poison-Pen Letters

“I’m struggling to understand why they think this is a more auspicious time than other times,” said Rory Stewart, a Tory lawmaker and an...

Why Is Twitter Cursing a British Conservative Politician?

LONDON — On the day that Prime Minister Theresa May presented her draft plan for Britain’s exit from the European Union, also known as...

Egyptian Sentenced to Death in Killing of Christian Doctor

CAIRO — An Egyptian man accused of supporting the Islamic State was sentenced to death on Saturday in the fatal stabbing of an 82-year-old...

Families Sue Jordan Over 2016 Deaths of 3 U.S. Green Berets

WASHINGTON — The families of three Army Special Forces soldiers who were fatally shot by a Jordanian base guard in 2016 said on Friday...

Assange, Wildfires, Disney: Your Friday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.1. The Justice Department secretly filed criminal charges against Julian...

A Rural Patch of Hong Kong Where Rare Birds Sing and Developers Circle

HONG KONG — Squeezed tightly between two megacities with a combined population of 20 million are some of East Asia’s most important wetlands, where...

Xi and Pence Stake Out Trade Positions in Dueling Speeches at Pacific Rim Forum

SYDNEY, Australia — President Xi Jinping of China and Vice President Mike Pence pushed back against criticism of each of their countries’ trade practices...

‘Tell Everyone We Scalped You!’ How Caste Still Rules in India

THATI, India — When Sardar Singh Jatav set out walking on a muggy night in early September to talk with the men who employed...

How the Trump Administration Stepped Up Pursuit of WikiLeaks’s Assange

WikiLeaks encouraged “Guccifer 2.0,” the online persona of the Russian operatives, to provide it with the Democratic documents because it would “have a much...

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