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U.K. Has Weapons to Use Against Russia, All With Drawbacks

U.K. Has Weapons to Use Against Russia, All With Drawbacks

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said Monday that it was “highly likely” that Russia was behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury, England, last week.
Joseph Percoco, Ex-Cuomo Aide, Found Guilty in Corruption Trial

Joseph Percoco, Ex-Cuomo Aide, Found Guilty in Corruption Trial

A federal jury found Joseph Percoco, a former aide to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, guilty of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and solicitation of bribes.
As Merkel Begins New Term, Compromises Could Undo Economic Boom

As Merkel Begins New Term, Compromises Could Undo Economic Boom

Members of Germany’s Social Democrats at the party’s headquarters in Berlin. Angela Merkel persuaded the Social Democrats to sign up for a coalition government.
U.K. Has Weapons to Use Against Russia, All With Drawbacks

U.K. Has Weapons to Use Against Russia, All With Drawbacks

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain said Monday that it was “highly likely” that Russia was behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury, England, last week.
Venezuela Arrests Former Minister Who Became Vocal Government Critic

Venezuela Arrests Former Minister Who Became Vocal Government Critic

Venezuelan authorities arrested Miguel Rodríguez Torres, a former interior minister and now a critic of the government, in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital, on Tuesday.
Sheffield Journal: Toxic Tea and Other Tales From an English Tree War

Sheffield Journal: Toxic Tea and Other Tales From an English Tree War

An elm festooned with flags and ribbons in Sheffield, England. Campaigners in the city have devised ingenious tactics to keep century-old trees from the ax.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why I Am Dreading Netanyahu’s Departure

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why I Am Dreading Netanyahu’s Departure

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel during a session at the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, this week.
As Merkel Begins New Term, Compromises Could Undo Economic Boom

As Merkel Begins New Term, Compromises Could Undo Economic Boom

Members of Germany’s Social Democrats at the party’s headquarters in Berlin. Angela Merkel persuaded the Social Democrats to sign up for a coalition government.
As Merkel Begins New Term, Compromises Could Undo Economic Boom

As Merkel Begins New Term, Compromises Could Undo Economic Boom

Members of Germany’s Social Democrats at the party’s headquarters in Berlin. Angela Merkel persuaded the Social Democrats to sign up for a coalition government.
New Zealand Diplomat Censured for Vulgar Tweet About U.S. Democrats

New Zealand Diplomat Censured for Vulgar Tweet About U.S. Democrats

Senators Elizabeth Warren, second from left, and Senator Bernie Sanders, right, on Capitol Hill in September. An article about the two senators prompted a New Zealand diplomat to write a tweet.
Hard-Charging Chinese Energy Tycoon Falls From Xi Government’s Graces

Hard-Charging Chinese Energy Tycoon Falls From Xi Government’s Graces

The chairman of CEFC China Energy, Ye Jianming, far left, welcomed Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, third from left, to Beijing along with President Xi Jinping of China, second from
Hard-Charging Chinese Energy Tycoon Falls From Xi Government’s Graces

Hard-Charging Chinese Energy Tycoon Falls From Xi Government’s Graces

The chairman of CEFC China Energy, Ye Jianming, far left, welcomed Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, third from left, to Beijing along with President Xi Jinping of China, second from

Tehran’s Mayor Watched a Dance Recital. Now He’s the Ex-Mayor.

Young girls twirled and threw rose petals to honor a female saint as Mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi sat in the audience. Islamic hard-liners were outraged.
Theresa May Expels Russian Diplomats. But Now Comes the Hard Part.

Theresa May Expels Russian Diplomats. But Now Comes the Hard Part.

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the House of Commons on Wednesday about Russia’s nerve gas attack.

Defeat in Pennsylvania Is Ominous for the G.O.P.

Conor Lamb, a Democrat, narrowly won a House special election in a Pennsylvania district that President Trump won by 20 percentage points in 2016.
Theresa May Expels Russian Diplomats. But Now Comes the Hard Part.

Theresa May Expels Russian Diplomats. But Now Comes the Hard Part.

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the House of Commons on Wednesday about Russia’s nerve gas attack.
Hard-Charging Chinese Energy Tycoon Falls From Xi Government’s Graces

Hard-Charging Chinese Energy Tycoon Falls From Xi Government’s Graces

The chairman of CEFC China Energy, Ye Jianming, far left, welcomed Milos Zeman, president of the Czech Republic, third from left, to Beijing along with President Xi Jianping of China, second from
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Welcome to the Era of Presidents for Life

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Welcome to the Era of Presidents for Life

A painting depicting Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. He knew better than anyone the difficulties of remaining in power forever.
Trump’s Vow on Welfare Faces an Uncertain Future

Trump’s Vow on Welfare Faces an Uncertain Future

At his State of the Union address, President Trump heralded a plan to force recipients off federal housing vouchers, food assistance and Medicaid if they were not willing to do “a hard day’s work.”