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Taliban Start a Charm Offensive, While Seizing More Afghan Districts

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The insurgents who drove thousands from their homes have been seeking testimonials from the victims in a propaganda effort. Source: NYT > World
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The Doomed Island That Loves Trump

As the summer of 2016 enters its final weeks, the upcoming presidential election looms ever larger on Virginia’s Tangier Island. Tourists travel a harbor channel lined with TRUMP FOR PRESIDENT signs, then step off the boats into a gauntlet [...]
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Croatia Dispatch: Throngs Enticed by ‘Game of Thrones’ Threaten a Magical City

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Dubrovnik, Croatia, known to “Game of Thrones” fans as King’s Landing, is a fantasy made real. As crowds of “set-jetters” threaten to spoil the port’s sublime [...]
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‘We owe these people’: Trump loyalists find soft landings after getting ousted

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When Carl Higbie’s degrading comments about African Americans, women, gays, and Muslims surfaced in January, he resigned from his job in the Trump administration. Yet just two months later, the former Navy SEAL landed at the pro-Trump group [...]
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Imran Khan Takes Oath in Pakistan, a Nation Divided and in Debt

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The new prime minister will have to overcome deep political divisions to pursue economic reforms as the country’s debt payments come due. Source: NYT > World
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As Fighting Escalates, U.N. Urges Protection for Aid Workers in Afghanistan

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] With 23 aid workers killed, ambulances caught in crossfire, U.N. asks for protection to deliver aid to civilians suffering the brunt of war and drought. Source: NYT > World
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Trump claims he allowed White House counsel McGahn to ‘fully cooperate’ with Mueller probe

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The New York Times reported on Saturday that White House counsel Don McGahn (pictured) has been willing to share details with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigators. [...]
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The Bride Was a Dream in a Dirndl, but Putin Stole the Show

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Vladimir Putin stopped by the Austrian foreign minister’s wedding to wish her well amid criticism from the opposition and abroad. Source: NYT > World
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‘A Wound to the Heart of Genoa’: Italy Buries Victims of Bridge Collapse

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The country declared a day of national mourning as it struggled to come to terms with a tragedy that critics say could have been avoided. Source: NYT > World
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Kofi Annan, Who Redefined the U.N., Dies at 80

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001, he projected himself and his organization as the world’s conscience and moral arbiter, despite a series of failures and scandals. Source: NYT > World