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Jeremy Corbyn’s Rise From Hapless Loser to Potential Leader

Jeremy Corbyn’s Rise From Hapless Loser to Potential Leader

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during a campaign rally in May. Mr. Corbyn has increased the left’s grip on the party, but the direction from here remains unclear.

Six Burned in Acid Attack as Groups Clash in East London

A group of men sprayed a caustic substance in the faces of at least six others, the latest in a series of similar crimes in London.
How World Leaders Reacted to Trump at the U.N.

How World Leaders Reacted to Trump at the U.N.

President Trump, addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, denounced “rogue nations” and vowed to “totally destroy” North Korea if forced to defend the United States or its allies.
On Eve of Kurdish Independence Vote, a Warning From Turkey

On Eve of Kurdish Independence Vote, a Warning From Turkey

As tensions between Turkey and the Kurdish region of Iraq escalated on Saturday, Turkish tanks carried out military exercises near the Turkish-Iraqi border.

Afghan Province, Squeezed by Taliban, Loses Access to Medical Care

Officials in Oruzgan Province say pressure by the Taliban has closed the region’s health facilities and postponed a vital polio vaccination campaign.
Pentagon Tests Lasers and Nets to Combat a Vexing Foe: ISIS Drones

Pentagon Tests Lasers and Nets to Combat a Vexing Foe: ISIS Drones

American Special Operations forces inspect a drone used by Islamic State militants to drop explosives on Iraqi forces in Mosul in January.
Iran Tests Ballistic Missile and Rejects ‘Threats’

Iran Tests Ballistic Missile and Rejects ‘Threats’

The Khorramshahr missile during a military parade in Tehran on Friday.
Mexico City Quake Jolts Complacency Over Code Enforcement

Mexico City Quake Jolts Complacency Over Code Enforcement

People tried to rescue survivors from a collapsed building on Tuesday after the earthquake in Mexico City.
Center-Right Party Hangs On in New Zealand Election

Center-Right Party Hangs On in New Zealand Election

Prime Minister Bill English of New Zealand celebrated election results in Auckland on Saturday.
At U.N. and in the Air, North Korea and U.S. Trade Tough Messages

At U.N. and in the Air, North Korea and U.S. Trade Tough Messages

Kim Jong-un, center, at a missile launch at an undisclosed location, in a picture released by the Korean Central News Agency this month.
Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World’s Nerves

Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World’s Nerves

A TV news report about the tremor in North Korea, at a train station in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday.

Trying to Save the Corals of the Great Barrier Reef

Faced with dying coral reefs, a team of researchers are breeding heat-resistant corals in an effort to restore the population.
42 Minutes, £2,600 Lost: The U.K.’s Growing Gambling Problem

42 Minutes, £2,600 Lost: The U.K.’s Growing Gambling Problem

A fixed odds betting terminal at a bookmaker in London.
White House Weighs Response to North Korea’s Threats

White House Weighs Response to North Korea’s Threats

President Trump at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday.
Morgan Freeman Angers Russians Over Video About 2016 Election

Morgan Freeman Angers Russians Over Video About 2016 Election

The actor Morgan Freeman drew criticism from Russians after narrating a video that raises concerns about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger

The United States had tested a weapon mated with a missile only once, in 1962.