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As Hong Kong Clamps Down, a Tiny Political Party Finds Itself in the Spotlight

As Hong Kong Clamps Down, a Tiny Political Party Finds Itself in the Spotlight

Andy Chan, founder of the Hong Kong National Party, speaking at a news conference in 2016.

Irish Leader Apologizes for Adoptions That ‘Robbed Children’ of Their Identity

Irish Leader Apologizes for Adoptions That ‘Robbed Children’ of Their Identity

Prime Minister Leo Varadkar of Ireland apologized on Wednesday to 126 people who were adopted between 1946 and 1969 under falsified birth certificates, saying that the revelation opened “another dark chapter” in Irish history.

From Thai Jail, Sex Coaches Say They Want to Trade U.S.-Russia Secrets for Safety

From Thai Jail, Sex Coaches Say They Want to Trade U.S.-Russia Secrets for Safety

Alexander Kirillov and Anastasia Vashukevich in Bangkok, where they claim to be targets of a covert Russian effort to silence them for what they know about meddling in the 2016 election in the United States.

66 Feared Dead After Iran Plane Crash

66 Feared Dead After Iran Plane Crash

Distraught relatives of passengers of the crashed Aseman Airline flight gathered at the Mehr-Abad Airport in Tehran, Iran, on Sunday.

Spain’s Migrant Wave Grows, Even as Europe’s Subsides

Spain’s Migrant Wave Grows, Even as Europe’s Subsides

Migrants keeping warm in Red Cross blankets after arriving at the harbor in Málaga, Spain, earlier this month. A Red Cross coordinator in the area said the situation there had “reached a critical point.”

An Economic Miracle in Hungary, or Just a Mirage?

An Economic Miracle in Hungary, or Just a Mirage?

A national workfare program has found jobs for 73 of the 472 residents of Siklosnagyfalu, Hungary. Prime Minister Viktor Orban is trumpeting such economic improvements as he runs for re-election.

Could a Colonial-Era Golf Club Solve Hong Kong’s Housing Woes?

Could a Colonial-Era Golf Club Solve Hong Kong’s Housing Woes?

The Hong Kong Golf Club has become the focal point of a citywide debate about how to use an increasingly scarce and valuable resource: land.

Mexico Could Press Bribery Charges. It Just Hasn’t.

Mexico Could Press Bribery Charges. It Just Hasn’t.

Members of the legal team for the former director of Pemex, Emilio Lozoya Austin, leaving the office of the special prosecutor for electoral crimes in October.

How McKinsey Lost Its Way in South Africa

How McKinsey Lost Its Way in South Africa

The McKinsey & Company offices in Sandton, Johannesburg’s financial center. In 2015, the consulting giant entered into a contract that turned out to be illegal.

Politician’s Affair Puts Spotlight on Australia’s Crony Culture

Politician’s Affair Puts Spotlight on Australia’s Crony Culture

Barnaby Joyce, Australia’s deputy prime minister, at an unruly Parliament session on Wednesday.

Yellow Vest Leader Is Arrested in France Amid Crackdown

Yellow Vest Leader Is Arrested in France Amid Crackdown

Eric Drouet has stood out in the protests. He shocked many French by declaring his readiness to “go inside” the presidential palace if he reached it in a demonstration.

North Korea Criticizes ‘Gangster-Like’ U.S. Attitude After Talks With Mike Pompeo

North Korea Criticizes ‘Gangster-Like’ U.S. Attitude After Talks With Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with the North Korean official Kim Yong-chol on Saturday in Pyongyang.

Kim Jong-un Focuses on Economy as Nuclear Talks With U.S. Stall

Kim Jong-un Focuses on Economy as Nuclear Talks With U.S. Stall

Kim Jong-un, left, inspecting the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in North Hamgyong Province, North Korea, in an undated photograph provided by the official Korean Central News Agency last month.

Rohingya Children Facing ‘Massive Mental Health Crisis’

Rohingya Children Facing ‘Massive Mental Health Crisis’

Gulbahar, a 25-year-old Rohingya Muslim, with her youngest daughter after arriving in Bangladesh in November.

Britain’s ‘Most Un-P.C.’ Charity Will Shut Down

Britain’s ‘Most Un-P.C.’ Charity Will Shut Down

Great Ormond Street children’s hospital in London said that it would return money raised for it by the Presidents Club Charitable Trust.

Belgium May Have New Appeal for Millennials: Join the Army and Sleep at Home

Belgium May Have New Appeal for Millennials: Join the Army and Sleep at Home

A soldier on patrol in Brussels last year. A spokesman for Belgium’s armed forces said that some potential recruits deemed such patrols — part of a counterterrorism operation called Vigilant Guardian — not adventurous enough.


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