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Sweden Wants Answers About Its Seized Citizen. China Isn’t Giving Any.

Sweden Wants Answers About Its Seized Citizen. China Isn’t Giving Any.

Posters in Hong Kong demanding freedom for book publishers including Gui Minhai, a Swedish citizen, pictured left.

Nepal Bars Solo Climbers From Mount Everest

Nepal Bars Solo Climbers From Mount Everest

Nepal, a Himalayan nation between India and China, has eight of the world’s 10 tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, center.

An 8-Year-Old’s Rape and Killing Fuels Religious Tensions in India

An 8-Year-Old’s Rape and Killing Fuels Religious Tensions in India

Anti-Muslim demonstrators shut down much of the town of Kathua in northern India on Wednesday. One woman said that if Hindu men accused of raping and killing a Muslim child are not released, “We will burn ourselves.’’

A Blue Sky in Beijing? It’s Not a Fluke, Says Greenpeace

A Blue Sky in Beijing? It’s Not a Fluke, Says Greenpeace

Blue skies are more common in Beijing these days. A Greenpeace analysis of government data found that pollution levels had dropped 53 percent in the last three months of 2017 from a year earlier.

In Rise of ISIS, No Single Missed Key but Many Strands of Blame

In Rise of ISIS, No Single Missed Key but Many Strands of Blame

An image taken from a video uploaded by the Islamic State showing fighters last year near Tikrit, Iraq.

Iran Moves to Lift Its Nuclear Enrichment Capacity

Iran Moves to Lift Its Nuclear Enrichment Capacity

The Natanz nuclear site in Iran, in 2007. A new centrifuge assembly center there hints at a future resumption of industrial-scale enrichment.

Body of Pakistani Girl Killed in Texas School Shooting Is Returned Home

Body of Pakistani Girl Killed in Texas School Shooting Is Returned Home

The funeral for the Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheikh in Karachi on Wednesday. She was one of 10 killed when a student opened fire last week at a Texas high school.

Trump Seeks Meeting With Putin Even as Allies Seek to Isolate Russia

Trump Seeks Meeting With Putin Even as Allies Seek to Isolate Russia

John R. Bolton, right, President Trump’s national security adviser, is to visit Moscow next week, after first stopping in London and Rome.

Poland Cracks Down on Escape Rooms After Deadly Fire

Poland Cracks Down on Escape Rooms After Deadly Fire

Sympathizers laid flowers and candles at the site of the fire where five teenage girls died in Koszalin, Poland, on Sunday.

Trump Won’t Visit London to Open Embassy. His U.K. Critics Say He Got the Message.

Trump Won’t Visit London to Open Embassy. His U.K. Critics Say He Got the Message.

The new United States Embassy in the Nine Elms district of London.

As Pope Francis Heads to Chile and Peru, Argentina Feels Snubbed, Again

As Pope Francis Heads to Chile and Peru, Argentina Feels Snubbed, Again

Nuns praying in the Basilica of San Jose de Flores this week in Buenos Aires, in the neighborhood where Pope Francis was born.

Russian Court Bans Telegram App After 18-Minute Hearing

Russian Court Bans Telegram App After 18-Minute Hearing

The messaging app Telegram has 200 million monthly active users around the world.

A South Korean President Is Jailed for Graft, but Few Expect Major Change

A South Korean President Is Jailed for Graft, but Few Expect Major Change

Park Geun-hye on Friday became the latest South Korean ex-president to be sent to prison over corrupt dealings. But critics say the country’s most enduring power lies in the hands of family-controlled conglomerates known as chaebol.

Iran Plays Down Report That U.S. Secretly Asked for Talks on Prisoners

Iran Plays Down Report That U.S. Secretly Asked for Talks on Prisoners

Babak Namazi spoke at a news conference in Vienna in April. His father, Baquer Namazi, pictured left, and his brother Siamak, right, were convicted by an Iranian court in 2016 of collaborating with a hostile power.

British Banks Will Have to Cut Ties to Sanctioned Oligarchs, U.S. Says

British Banks Will Have to Cut Ties to Sanctioned Oligarchs, U.S. Says

London has for decades served as a haven for Russia’s wealthiest families. Russian investors own swaths of high-end real estate there.

Where Doulas Calm Nerves and Bridge Cultures During Childbirth

Where Doulas Calm Nerves and Bridge Cultures During Childbirth

The doula Oksana Kornieko, center, interpreted as the midwife Elisabeth Oskarsson suggested an epidural for Maria Hussein in Halmstad, Sweden. Ms. Hussein's husband, Abdulhanan Mohamed, is at left.


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