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‘Our First Mistake Will Be Our Last’: Pakistani Rights Movement Defies Army

‘Our First Mistake Will Be Our Last’: Pakistani Rights Movement Defies Army

At a Pashtun rights rally in Peshawar on April 8, the movement’s founder, Manzoor Pashteen, took the microphone to condemn the Pakistani Army as “oppressors” who kill with impunity.

Pyeongchang’s Winding Path From Obscurity to Olympics Fame

Pyeongchang’s Winding Path From Obscurity to Olympics Fame

The Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium will hold the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Games.

A Top Syrian Scientist Is Killed, and Fingers Point at Israel

A Top Syrian Scientist Is Killed, and Fingers Point at Israel

The wreckage of a building described by the Syrian Information Ministry in an April press tour as part of the Scientific Studies and Research Center compound.

Boys Freed From Thai Cave Enter Monkhood to Honor Fallen Rescuer

Boys Freed From Thai Cave Enter Monkhood to Honor Fallen Rescuer

The Wild Boars soccer team and their coach, Ekkapol Chantawong, left, preparing to become monks at a temple in Mae Sai, Thailand, on Tuesday.

To Rid the Taj Mahal of Its Grime, India Prescribes a Mud Bath

To Rid the Taj Mahal of Its Grime, India Prescribes a Mud Bath

The Taj Mahal is undergoing its first deep cleaning since it was built in the 17th century. Pollution in India has turned parts of its marble facade yellow and black.

In Nigeria, Another Mass Kidnapping Stirs Painful Memories and Anger

In Nigeria, Another Mass Kidnapping Stirs Painful Memories and Anger

An empty classroom at the school in Dapchi, Nigeria, where dozens of girls went missing after Boko Haram attacked the village.

Are Video Games Olympic Material? Some Boosters Say Yes

Are Video Games Olympic Material? Some Boosters Say Yes

The Indonesian e-sports team competing Tuesday at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Cubans Doubt a Change at the Top Will Bring Change at the Bottom

Cubans Doubt a Change at the Top Will Bring Change at the Bottom

Hanging clothes out to dry on Thursday, when Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez was formally named Cuba’s new president, ending decades of rule by the Castro family.

‘The New Normal’ in Pakistan: a Journalist on the Run From Gunmen

‘The New Normal’ in Pakistan: a Journalist on the Run From Gunmen

Taha Siddiqui, center, a reporter with France 24 and the Pakistan bureau chief for World Is One News, speaks during a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday.

Families of Germanwings Crash Victims File Suit in U.S.

Families of Germanwings Crash Victims File Suit in U.S.

A training plane at Airline Training Center Arizona in Goodyear, Ariz. Andreas Lubitz spent several months at the center, a subsidiary of Lufthansa, the parent company of Germanwings.

Tiny Islands Make for Big Tensions Between Greece and Turkey

Tiny Islands Make for Big Tensions Between Greece and Turkey

Kastellorizo, which belongs to Greece, lies just a mile off the south coast of Turkey. Such islands give Greece the right to potentially exploit energy resources in the seabed nearby, which Turkey says is unfair.

U.S. and Russia Revive Cold-War Game of Provocative Street Names

U.S. and Russia Revive Cold-War Game of Provocative Street Names

The spot where an opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov, was fatally shot in Moscow in 2015. Supporters still leave flowers.

Olympics Open With Koreas Marching Together, Offering Hope for Peace

Olympics Open With Koreas Marching Together, Offering Hope for Peace

The unified Korean team marching in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium.

In Duterte’s Philippines, Having a Beer Can Now Land You in Jail

In Duterte’s Philippines, Having a Beer Can Now Land You in Jail

Edwin Panis, 45, was arrested in June for drinking outdoors in a Manila slum, part of a police crackdown on minor infractions. “The war on drugs has become a war on drunks,” he said.

ISIS Women and Enforcers in Syria Recount Collaboration, Anguish and Escape

ISIS Women and Enforcers in Syria Recount Collaboration, Anguish and Escape

Aws, 25, a former resident of Raqqa, Syria, used to be a member of the Khansaa Brigade, the Islamic State's female morality police. Her first husband was a jihadist, and when he died in a suicide operation she reluctantly agreed to marry another fighter.

Pope Francis Approves Sainthood for Mother Teresa

Pope Francis Approves Sainthood for Mother Teresa

Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa in 1986. Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept. 4, 13 years after her beatification and 19 years after she died.


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