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The Toronto Police Officer Who Did Not Shoot

A seven-year veteran of the Toronto police diffused a stand-off with the suspect of a van rampage left 10 dead on Monday. Here’s how the suspect’s arrest unfolded.
Egyptian Military Court Sentences Sisi Critic to 5 Years in Prison

Egyptian Military Court Sentences Sisi Critic to 5 Years in Prison

Hisham Geneina, who once led Egypt’s anticorruption agency, in Cairo in 2016. Now a critic of the president, Mr. Geneina was sentenced to five years in prison.
Britain Greets New Prince in Old Style: By Placing a Bet

Britain Greets New Prince in Old Style: By Placing a Bet

Prince William and Catherine, the duchess of Cambridge, posed for photographers with their newborn boy, who has yet to be named.
Where 8-Year-Old Was Raped and Killed, Hindus Rally Around Suspects

Where 8-Year-Old Was Raped and Killed, Hindus Rally Around Suspects

A villager peered into a temple where a young Muslim girl was allegedly raped and murdered by a group of Hindu men in Jammu and Kashmir, India.
Mosul’s Renowned Religious Complex Will Rise From the Rubble

Mosul’s Renowned Religious Complex Will Rise From the Rubble

Iraqi security personnel taking a selfie in front of the remains of Al Nuri Grand Mosque in Mosul last year.
U.K.’s Parliament Square Gets a Female Statue. It Only Took 200 Years.

U.K.’s Parliament Square Gets a Female Statue. It Only Took 200 Years.

The campaigner Caroline Criado-Perez, left, with London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, and Prime Minister Theresa May at the unveiling of a statue of the suffragist leader Millicent Fawcett on Tuesday. The
Toronto Van Attack Suspect Expressed Anger at Women

Toronto Van Attack Suspect Expressed Anger at Women

Cleaning a sidewalk in Toronto on Tuesday, a day after a van struck multiple people along a major intersection.
‘One of the Hardest Nights’: Violence Erupts Between Greeks and Migrants

‘One of the Hardest Nights’: Violence Erupts Between Greeks and Migrants

Migrants linked arms during a protest on Sunday in Mytilene, the main port city of Lesbos.
American Warplanes Shift Tactics to Target Last ISIS Pockets in Eastern Syria

American Warplanes Shift Tactics to Target Last ISIS Pockets in Eastern Syria

A Super Hornet fighter jet launching from an American aircraft carrier in flight operations against the Islamic State last year. The diversion of Kurdish forces has forced the American-led air

What Will the New Royal Baby Be Named?

Bets are being placed on what Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge will name their newborn son. Will it be a traditional name, shared with past members of the royal family, or something more
‘What Exactly Do You Fear?’: Students Test Limits of #MeToo in China

‘What Exactly Do You Fear?’: Students Test Limits of #MeToo in China

A photograph circulating on the social media service WeChat showing protest posters at Peking University. Students have continued to call for better protections against harassment and assault, and
Trump Signals Openness to a ‘New Deal’ to Constrain Iran

Trump Signals Openness to a ‘New Deal’ to Constrain Iran

President Trump and Melania Trump, the first lady, welcomed President Emmanuel Macron of France and his wife, Brigitte, to the White House on Tuesday.

It’s Been 65 Years. Why Hasn’t the Korean War Ended?

After six decades, the Korean War is technically still not over. Here’s what happened – and why it still matters.
Top Indonesian Official, Long Seen as Untouchable, Gets Prison for Graft

Top Indonesian Official, Long Seen as Untouchable, Gets Prison for Graft

Setya Novanto in court on Tuesday. He had been implicated in a number of corruption scandals over the years.
The Koreas Are Weighing a Peace Deal. Here’s What That Might Mean.

The Koreas Are Weighing a Peace Deal. Here’s What That Might Mean.

American soldiers guarding North Korean prisoners of war in the South in 1950. The United States led a United Nations force in alliance with South Korea.
Trump’s First State Dinner: Details (and Some Guesses)

Trump’s First State Dinner: Details (and Some Guesses)

A preview of the State Dining Room at the White House on Monday.
‘We Don’t Perform for People, We Perform for the Gods’

‘We Don’t Perform for People, We Perform for the Gods’

An actress backstage moments before going onstage. Chinese opera performances are delivered in Teochew, a dialect originating in Southern China.
Fear and Hope in South Korea on Eve of Summit With Kim Jong-un

Fear and Hope in South Korea on Eve of Summit With Kim Jong-un

“I would rather believe a woman who has given birth to a baby and still insists that she is a virgin than Kim Jong-un,” one South Korean said of the North’s leader, Mr. Kim, right.
In Brexit Vote, Town’s Nostalgia for Seafaring Past Muddied Its Future

In Brexit Vote, Town’s Nostalgia for Seafaring Past Muddied Its Future

A scrum of wholesalers at the daily auction at the Grimsby Fish Market. The market is a chilled and cavernous hall, which one recent morning was filled with more than 2,500 yellow boxes of fish on

Fire at South China Karaoke Bar Kills 18, and Suspect Is Arrested

A state news outlet reported that the person who set the blaze blocked the only entrance to the lounge, in a three-story building in Guangdong Province.