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Turkey Election Will Test Love for Erdogan’s Megaprojects

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A proposed canal would open a new trade route and cement President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s legacy. But critics warn that he is overreaching as the economy stalls. Source: NYT > World
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Sara Netanyahu Indicted on Fraud Charges in Israel

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The wife of the prime minister is accused of falsifying records to conceal close to $ 100,000 in expenses, mostly to high-end chefs for private meals. Source: NYT > World
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Indonesia Ferry Toll Soars, With 192 Believed Dead

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Passengers’ relatives criticized the government’s poor enforcement of safety standards, as officials said the boat had only been designed to carry about 40 people. Source: NYT > World
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New Zealand’s Leader, Jacinda Ardern, Delivers a Baby Girl

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The prime minister is the first world leader to give birth in office since Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan had a child in 1990. Source: NYT > World
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U.N. Report Left Out Damning Details on Syria Chemical Attack

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] An early draft of the report on the recapture of rebel-held Damascus suburbs contained information about chemical attacks omitted from the final version. Source: NYT > World
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As Kim Ends Beijing Visit, China and North Korea Craft New Messages

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Chinese state media portrayed Kim Jong-un as a forward-looking leader, and the North Korean propaganda machine struck a newly conciliatory tone. Source: NYT > World
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Hungary Passes ‘Stop Soros’ Law Criminalizing Aid to Migrants

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Prime Minister Viktor Orban campaigned on a nationalist, anti-immigrant platform. Providing help to those who enter the country illegally will now be punishable by up to a year in jail. Source: [...]
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Violence in Nicaragua Undermines Peace Talks 2 Months Into Uprising

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Daniel Ortega’s government is continuing its bloody crackdown on opponents, dimming hopes for a negotiated settlement. Source: NYT > World
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The Five Conflicts Driving the Bulk of the World’s Refugee Crisis

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] Most of the world’s refugees are from five countries, according to the U.N. refugee agency. Here is a look at the conflicts driving the global refugee crisis. Source: NYT > World
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For Migrant Families in Mexico, Threat of Separation Puts Plans in Doubt

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] As word of the Trump administration’s new “zero tolerance” policy reaches the migrant trail, some reconsider their trips. “I’m not going to lose the only thing I’ve [...]