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Most Afghans Can’t Read, but Their Book Trade Is Booming

“There was this huge pent-up demand from so many years without new books,” said Dr. Ajmal...

Pyeongchang’s Winding Path From Obscurity to Olympics Fame

Even the town’s name was a problem. Originally spelled “Pyongchang” in English, it was often confused...

Iran Arrests 29 Linked to Protests Against Compulsory Hijab

Protests against the requirement that women cover their hair with the Islamic veil, or hijab, picked...

Trump Wants to Aid Only ‘America’s Friends’. If Only It Were That Easy.

Whether or not Congress actually follows through, the president’s warning left the impression of a superpower...

Aiming at China’s Armpits: When Foreign Brands Misfire

But the drive to win China’s consumers has had its notable failures.Like tampons.Most Chinese women use...

Tillerson Tries to Soothe Troubled Allies in Latin America. It’s Not an Easy Sell.

But hanging over all the efforts is Mr. Trump’s heated language, which undercuts Mr. Tillerson’s diplomacy...

Harassment Reckoning, Amazon Favors, Nafta and You: the Canada Letter

A. I actually think it was less about Weinstein and more about the women who chose...

Philippine Police Resume War on Drugs, Killing Dozens

The police do not count among the dead the hundreds of victims killed nightly, in attacks...

First Female Editor of Bild, Influential German Tabloid, Steps Down

Ms. Koch will leave her post on March 1, at which point Mr. Reichelt, 37, will...

GOP memo alleges the FBI and DOJ abused government surveillance powers in its Russia...

Over strong objections from the intelligence community and law enforcement, President Donald Trump has declassified a controversial GOP memo alleging political bias and abuses...

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