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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Mexico, Killing Dozens

MEXICO CITY — A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, toppling buildings, rattling the capital and sending people flooding into the streets for the second time in just two weeks. More than 100 people have been reported [...]
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Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea if It Threatens U.S.

“No nation on Earth has an interest in seeing this band of criminals arm itself with nuclear weapons and missiles,” Mr. Trump said. “The United States has great strength and patience, but if it is forced to defend itself or its [...]
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Aung San Suu Kyi, a Much-Changed Icon, Evades Rohingya Accusations

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A stark satellite analysis by Human Rights Watch shows that at least 210 of their villages have been burned to the ground since the offensive began on Aug. 25. Bangladeshi officials say that land mines had been planted on Myanmar’s [...]
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Live briefing: Trump to Speak on Common Threats; U.N. Leader Urges ‘Compassion’ for Migrants

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By Tuesday, she said, “I would expect him to play to his base a bit and call for greater action with regards to Iran and North Korea.” Aides have said that he will seek to explain how his “America first” approach squares with [...]
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Hurricane Maria Does ‘Mind Boggling’ Damage to Dominica, Leader Says

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Mr. Skerrit said that “the winds have swept away the roofs of almost every person I have spoken to or otherwise made contact with.” On Monday night, he had said on Facebook that he had to be rescued after the storm tore the roof off [...]
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Despite Outrage Over Rohingya Crisis, Few Call for Sanctions on Myanmar

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With regional powers vying to gain influence in Myanmar, China’s government sees potential benefit in backing Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi and her party, the National League for Democracy, while she faces international criticism, said Yun Sun, [...]
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Hurricane Maria Makes Landfall in Dominica as Other Islands Brace for Category 5 Storm

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On Monday, she was bracing for Hurricane Maria, which was heading straight for the island that she and hundreds of others had escaped to for sanctuary, Guadeloupe. “This year we are cursed,” Ms. Guyard, 28, said after a morning of [...]
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The Interpreter: Myanmar Follows Global Pattern in How Ethnic Cleansing Begins

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Who Is In, and Who Is Out At times of stress from factors like war, major political changes or economic collapse, competition over who is entitled to national self-determination can trigger extreme violence. Stefan Wolff, a political [...]
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Arrests in London Tube Bombing Stun a Suburban Town

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The couple — he is 88 and she 71 — have been lauded for sheltering hundreds of young people, many from broken or troubled homes, over four decades starting in 1970. In 2009, they were named members of the Order of the British Empire, [...]
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Nawaz Sharif’s Supporters Win a Pakistan Election

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Although the seat has been won by Mr. Sharif’s governing Pakistan Muslim League party for decades, the election on Sunday acquired special significance for the party, which framed it as a chance for voters to reject the Supreme Court’s [...]