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Iran Declares Protests Are Over, but the Evidence Suggests Otherwise

Iran Declares Protests Are Over, but the Evidence Suggests Otherwise

Signs of a severe crackdown over the protests were evident, including a Health Ministry order canceling elective surgeries because of an influx of emergency cases.
Colombians Fill Streets in Protest, Riding Region’s Wave of Discontent

Colombians Fill Streets in Protest, Riding Region’s Wave of Discontent

Tens of thousands protested everything from economic inequality to violence against civic leaders, testing an unpopular government as unrest grips the region.

The Love-Hate Relationship Between Humans and Magpies

I thought it might be safe for me and my vulnerable head to go outside. But swooping season for the Australian magpie — a beloved Australian icon — might not be over yet.
How a Death at a Caribbean Resort Became an International Incident

How a Death at a Caribbean Resort Became an International Incident

An investment banker, a dead handyman, a lethal dose of cocaine: The case has put the U.S. and Anguilla at odds.
Arabic-Language Version of ‘Sesame Street’ Will Debut 3 New Muppets

Arabic-Language Version of ‘Sesame Street’ Will Debut 3 New Muppets

The show, “Ahlan Simsim,” which means “Welcome Sesame” in Arabic, aims to tackle the trauma facing refugee children in the Middle East.
What’s Next for Netanyahu, and Israel?

What’s Next for Netanyahu, and Israel?

The corruption case against Benjamin Netanyahu, the first Israeli prime minister indicted while in office, has raised unprecedented legal questions for both him and the country.
Dozens of Babies Died Because of U.K. Hospital Failings, Report Finds

Dozens of Babies Died Because of U.K. Hospital Failings, Report Finds

Problems at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust over 40 years led to what some say may be the biggest maternity scandal in the history of the National Health Service.
Your Friday Briefing

Your Friday Briefing

China’s anger, Benjamin Netanyahu, royal scandals: Here’s what you need to know.
Corbyn Presents a Labour Manifesto That Offers ‘Radical Answers’ for the U.K.

Corbyn Presents a Labour Manifesto That Offers ‘Radical Answers’ for the U.K.

The opposition leader proposed a $100 billion tax increase on the wealthy to pay for a sweeping nationalization program and hikes in spending for education and health care.
Retirement Home Told a Nun She Couldn’t Wear Religious Attire

Retirement Home Told a Nun She Couldn’t Wear Religious Attire

Officials apologized and said the case was an incorrect interpretation of France’s secularism law.
Extinction Rebellion Co-Founder Apologizes for Holocaust Remarks

Extinction Rebellion Co-Founder Apologizes for Holocaust Remarks

In an interview in Germany, Roger Hallam said of the massacre of millions of Jews during World War II, “This is an almost normal event.”
Israel’s Netanyahu Indicted on Charges of Fraud, Bribery and Breach of Trust

Israel’s Netanyahu Indicted on Charges of Fraud, Bribery and Breach of Trust

The first prosecution of a sitting Israeli premier deepens the political paralysis in a country that has had two inconclusive elections this year, and may be headed to a third vote.
Prince Andrew’s Friendship With Epstein Joins a List of Royal Scandals

Prince Andrew’s Friendship With Epstein Joins a List of Royal Scandals

A highly scorned televised interview by the prince was only the latest upheaval to befall Britain’s royal family over the past century.
More Than 140 Nazca Lines Are Discovered in Peruvian Desert

More Than 140 Nazca Lines Are Discovered in Peruvian Desert

A team of Japanese researchers combined on-the-ground archaeology with modern technology, including artificial intelligence, to identify the 2,000-year-old images.
Rodrigo Duterte Calls for Ban on Public Vaping in the Philippines

Rodrigo Duterte Calls for Ban on Public Vaping in the Philippines

The Philippine president called on the police and military to help in enforcing the ban.

One of World’s First Printed Christmas Cards Goes on Display

The card, dating from 1843, is a symbol of an enduring holiday tradition in an era of e-cards and GIFs. Only 21 of the originals are known to have survived.
At Odds With Labour, Britain’s Jews Are Feeling Politically Homeless

At Odds With Labour, Britain’s Jews Are Feeling Politically Homeless

Once Labourites practically by birth, they are feeling an anti-Semitic chill, leaving many stuck with a choice among lesser evils in the election.
Afghanistan’s Curse: A Bomb From 2 Wars Ago Crushes a Family Today

Afghanistan’s Curse: A Bomb From 2 Wars Ago Crushes a Family Today

This time, it was a Soviet cluster bomb, killing 3 boys on a now-peaceful mountain. War after war has left Afghanistan littered with thousands of deadly next times.