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An American Spy Base Hidden in Australia’s Outback

An American Spy Base Hidden in Australia’s Outback

The Joint Defence Facility Pine Gap, photographed in 2014. Born at the height of the Cold War, the base near the town of Alice Springs was originally presented to the Australian public as a space
Serbia’s Brand of Reconciliation: Embracing Old War Criminals

Serbia’s Brand of Reconciliation: Embracing Old War Criminals

A gathering in Belgrade, Serbia, on Wednesday in support of Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serbian general convicted of war crimes.
Mugabe Will Continue Living in Zimbabwe, Spokesman Says

Mugabe Will Continue Living in Zimbabwe, Spokesman Says

Robert Mugabe, center, meeting last week with Zimbabwe’s military and security chiefs. He resigned as president on Tuesday following a military intervention.
Rwanda Offers to Host African Migrants Stranded in Libya

Rwanda Offers to Host African Migrants Stranded in Libya

Migrants in Tripoli, Libya, this month after they were rescued by the Libyan Navy. Many Africans enter the country seeking passage to Italy in vessels operated by smugglers.
Zadar Journal: Can a Wild Daisy Rejuvenate Croatia’s Farming Economy?

Zadar Journal: Can a Wild Daisy Rejuvenate Croatia’s Farming Economy?

Farmers harvesting curry plant by hand in Zadar, Croatia. Previous generations largely ignored the shrub, considering it a mere weed.
Hopes Dashed, Relatives of Argentine Submarine Crew Turn to Grief and Anger

Hopes Dashed, Relatives of Argentine Submarine Crew Turn to Grief and Anger

Members of the Argentine Air Force searching for the missing submarine in the South Atlantic on Tuesday.
Deal on Rohingya Repatriation Inches Forward, but Hurdles Remain

Deal on Rohingya Repatriation Inches Forward, but Hurdles Remain

Rohingya refugees preparing an evening meal in the Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, on Thursday.
A Radiation Cloud, and a Mystery, From Russia

A Radiation Cloud, and a Mystery, From Russia

A sign warning foreign citizens not to enter the town of Ozersk, in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia. The Mayak nuclear reprocessing plant is nearby.
China Busts a $3 Billion Underground Bank as It Tightens Its Grip on Money

China Busts a $3 Billion Underground Bank as It Tightens Its Grip on Money

China has strict currency restrictions that set a $50,000 limit on the money its citizens can move out of the country in a year.
U.S. Navy Ends Search for 3 Sailors Missing Since Plane Crash Near Japan

U.S. Navy Ends Search for 3 Sailors Missing Since Plane Crash Near Japan

A C-2A Greyhound propeller cargo plane launching from the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan in the Philippine Sea. A plane of the same model crashed Wednesday on its way to the carrier.
Militant Leader Hafiz Saeed Is Released by Pakistani Court

Militant Leader Hafiz Saeed Is Released by Pakistani Court

Hafiz Muhammad Saeed greeted supporters Wednesday after he was released from house arrest by a court in Lahore, Pakistan.
Papua New Guinea’s Police Storm Manus Island Refugee Camp

Papua New Guinea’s Police Storm Manus Island Refugee Camp

In a photograph released by an Australian activist group, an asylum seeker appeared to have collapsed as Papua New Guinea police officers stormed a detention center on Manus Island on Thursday.

Escape From North Korea: What the Video Shows

Footage of a dramatic escape by a North Korean soldier into South Korea shows that a pursuing soldier from the North may have violated an international treaty.
Politics Shadow Arrests of Citgo Executives in Venezuela Graft Inquiry

Politics Shadow Arrests of Citgo Executives in Venezuela Graft Inquiry

President Nicolás Maduro in Caracas this week. The arrests of several Citgo executives were seen by some as a further effort to consolidate his power.
Russia, Turkey and Iran Propose Conference on Postwar Syria’s Future

Russia, Turkey and Iran Propose Conference on Postwar Syria’s Future

From left, President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday.
Jerusalem Journal: Border Homes, in Jerusalem but Not, Face an Existential Deadline

Jerusalem Journal: Border Homes, in Jerusalem but Not, Face an Existential Deadline

For years, a Jerusalem neighborhood has thrived outside the barrier wall, largely ignored by the city. Now the city plans to demolish these apartment buildings, upsetting residents.
Letter 35: Outtakes From Manus Island

Letter 35: Outtakes From Manus Island

Asylum seekers smuggling food and medicine into the Manus Island detention center.
At UEFA, Mounting Concern About A.C. Milan’s Murky Finances

At UEFA, Mounting Concern About A.C. Milan’s Murky Finances

Milan's chief executive, Marco Fassone, with the team's coach, Vincenzo Montella, and the team director David Han Li before a match on Saturday. Milan is trying to persuade European soccer's governing