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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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Croatia Dispatch: Throngs Enticed by ‘Game of Thrones’ Threaten a Magical City

[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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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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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
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Quebec’s ‘Trash Radio’ Host Fires Up Outrage, and Big Ratings

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Jeff Fillion, among the most prominent talk radio hosts in Quebec City, says he was “doing my thing 20 years before Trump arrived.” Source: NYT > World
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Merkel and Putin: A Long History of Distrust and Reconciliation

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The German chancellor and the Russian president are set to meet on Saturday. Their discussions will be influenced by a long history of alienation and rapprochements. Source: NYT > World
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Kerala Flooding: Hundreds Killed in Indian State’s Worst Rains Since 1920s

2 days ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless. Source: NYT > World