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A Year After Grenfell Tower Fire, Pain and Anger Still Resonate

A Year After Grenfell Tower Fire, Pain and Anger Still Resonate

A survivor of the Grenfell Tower fire, Munira Mahmud, with her daughter, Zahra, at Al Manaar mosque in North Kensington, London, where she has cooked each day while living in a hotel room.

Iran and Saudis’ Latest Power Struggle: Expanding Rights for Women

Iran and Saudis’ Latest Power Struggle: Expanding Rights for Women

Saudi cheerleaders at a breast cancer awareness campaign called Shoot for a Cause, which brought together 3,000 women for a basketball tournament in November. Men were not allowed to attend.

Toronto Van Driver Kills at Least 10 People in ‘Pure Carnage’

Toronto Van Driver Kills at Least 10 People in ‘Pure Carnage’

A seven-year veteran of the Toronto police defused a standoff with the suspect of a van rampage that left 10 dead Monday. Here’s how the suspect’s arrest unfolded.

Archaeologists Find Pre-Columbian Temple of ‘Flayed Lord’ in Central Mexico

Archaeologists Find Pre-Columbian Temple of ‘Flayed Lord’ in Central Mexico

A stone carving depicting Xipe Tótec, a pre-Columbian god known as the Flayed Lord. Artifacts related to the deity were found in the central state of Puebla.

When the Taliban Are at the Gates, a City Has One Choice: Pay Up

When the Taliban Are at the Gates, a City Has One Choice: Pay Up

The aftermath of a bomb that exploded near an Afghan Army vehicle in Ghazni, in December.

Foreign Fighters Back Kurdish Militia in Syria in Fight Against Turkey

Foreign Fighters Back Kurdish Militia in Syria in Fight Against Turkey

An image from a video released on Friday is said to show foreign fighters in the Kurdish People’s Protection Units militia, also known as the Y.P.G., arriving in Afrin, Syria.

Sister of Korean ‘Nut Rage’ Heiress Accused of Throwing Her Own Tantrum

Sister of Korean ‘Nut Rage’ Heiress Accused of Throwing Her Own Tantrum

Cho Hyun-min has apologized for “foolish and reckless behavior,” but her company, Korean Air, denied that she threw water in an advertising executive’s face.

Losing Faith in the State, Some Mexican Towns Quietly Break Away

Losing Faith in the State, Some Mexican Towns Quietly Break Away

BY THE GUN José Santos at a checkpoint near the entrance to Tancítaro. Fed up with both the cartels and the government, the people of Tancítaro pushed out both.

Army Recommends Silver Star for Captain Criticized in Deadly Niger Ambush

Army Recommends Silver Star for Captain Criticized in Deadly Niger Ambush

Members of the Third Special Forces Group’s Second Battalion at the coffin of Sgt. La David Johnson in October. Sergeant Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger, has been recommended for the Distinguished Service Cross.

‘We Are Nicaragua’: Students Revolt, but Now Face a More Daunting Task

‘We Are Nicaragua’: Students Revolt, but Now Face a More Daunting Task

Young people carrying makeshift weapons outside Nicaragua’s Polytechnic University on Wednesday.

Israel Cements Right-Wing Agenda in a Furious Week of Lawmaking

Israel Cements Right-Wing Agenda in a Furious Week of Lawmaking

Members of Israel’s Parliament with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week after lawmakers passed a contentious bill that defines Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people.

A Wrestling Team in Australia Fights to Prove It’s Not an ‘African Gang’

A Wrestling Team in Australia Fights to Prove It’s Not an ‘African Gang’

South Sudanese immigrants at a beach in Melbourne, Australia. The government recently declared Victoria State had an “African gang” problem, but crime statistics do not bear out the claim.

Indonesia Earthquake: At Least 98 Dead and 20,000 Homeless

Indonesia Earthquake: At Least 98 Dead and 20,000 Homeless

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the island of Lombok killed at least 98 people and displaced around 20,000 others.

China’s Propagandists Wanted a Hero. ‘Frost Boy’ Fit the Bill.

China’s Propagandists Wanted a Hero. ‘Frost Boy’ Fit the Bill.

Wang Fuman, 8, and his father watched the flag-raising ceremony at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on Saturday. The Chinese state news media didn’t miss the moment.

Taliban Attack Another Afghan Army Base, Killing Dozens

Taliban Attack Another Afghan Army Base, Killing Dozens

The coffins of police officers killed in a Taliban attack on a military outpost in Baghlan Province, Afghanistan, on Wednesday.

Where 8-Year-Old Was Raped and Killed, Hindus Rally Around Suspects

Where 8-Year-Old Was Raped and Killed, Hindus Rally Around Suspects

A villager peered into a temple where a young Muslim girl was allegedly raped and murdered by a group of Hindu men in Jammu and Kashmir.


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