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    China’s Big Brother Targets Business

    Beijing hopes its social credit system will use vast troves of data to quickly punish companies...

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    One Brother Stabbed the Other. The Journalist Who Wrote About It Paid a Price.

    The use of Europe’s “right to be forgotten” privacy law has broadened, illustrated by two Italian...

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    Trump’s Hold on Military Aid Blindsided Top Ukrainian Officials

    The withholding of aid is now at the center of questions about whether President Trump manipulated...

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    Egypt Protests Came as a Total Shock. The Man Behind Them Is Just as Surprising.

    The videos of a potty-mouthed millionaire, who cheerfully insults the president, spurred protests across Egypt. His...

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    Closing My Curtains for Xi Jinping and His Grand Parade

    Beijing is banning kites and balloons as it celebrates the 70th birthday of modern China. I,...

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    Thailand Shuttered a Notorious Tiger Zoo, but the Problem Has Only Gotten Worse

    Activists say Thailand’s tiger zoos amount to little more than farms, which produce animal parts for...

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    Police Dressed as Protesters: How Undercover Police in Hong Kong Severely Injured People

    Officers dressed like demonstrators launched a bloody crackdown. Now, the men they targeted are telling their...

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    Iran Says British Tanker Is Free to Go After 2 Months of Detention

    Iran had accused the British-flagged tanker, the Stena Impero, of violating maritime regulations in the Strait...

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    Bus Bomb Kills 12 Iraqis Near Major Pilgrimage Site

    The attack, claimed by the Islamic State, signals the group’s continuing threat despite its collapse in...

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    Suspect Arrested in 1985 Hijacking That Killed American Sailor

    The hijacking of TWA Flight 847 became a multiday ordeal in which a Seabee from Maryland...

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    Clashes Erupt in Hong Kong After Dueling Demonstrations

    The violence near Hong Kong’s border with the Chinese mainland came less than two weeks before...

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    Romania Pushes to Be Treated as a Fully Fledged E.U. Member

    More than 12 years after joining the bloc, the country’s leaders say it has made progress...

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    To Influence El Salvador, China Dangled Money. The U.S. Made Threats.

    As part of a push into Central America, China presented itself as a deep-pocketed partner for...

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    Who First Circled the Globe? Not Magellan, Spain Wants You to Know

    The Spanish officer Juan Sebastián Elcano completed the voyage after the Portuguese explorer died halfway. Five...

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    Germany Unveils $60 Billion Climate Package

    Angela Merkel’s government is seeking to meet the country’s climate-protection goals with new measures.