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Treaty to Formally End Korean War Is Being Discussed, South Confirms

China said on Wednesday that it wanted to play a positive role in formally ending the war, in which an estimated three million Chinese soldiers fought. But it stopped short of endorsing the idea of a treaty, which is likely to involve [...]
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Raúl Castro Prepares to Resign as Cuba’s President, Closing a Dynasty

Beyond that, Cuba’s next president will be hemmed in from multiple sides: Raúl Castro is expected to remain the head of the Communist Party, and the diplomatic opening with the United States has closed abruptly under President Trump. “There [...]
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China Conducts War Games, and Taiwan Is the Target

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Those exercises, which included 48 ships, 76 aircraft and more than 10,000 personnel, were the largest ever carried out by the People’s Liberation Army Navy, the state news media said. “The task of building a powerful navy has never [...]
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Mike Pompeo, C.I.A. Director, Is Said to Meet With Kim Jong-un in North Korea

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On Tuesday, Mr. Trump also said he would give his blessing to North and South Korea to “discuss the end of the war” when the leaders of those countries meet this month, opening the door to a peace treaty that would replace the armistice [...]
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Skripal Attack Used ‘Very Small Amount’ of Liquid Poison, U.K. Says

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The contaminated sites trace the Skripals’ path through Salisbury on the day of the crime. The most contaminated is Mr. Skripal’s modest brick home, where there is believed to be “object zero,” the surface used to expose the victims. [...]
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Fight Over Values Risks a ‘European Civil War,’ Macron Says

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“We need a sovereignty stronger than our own,” he said. The French president also sought to remind those like himself, just 40 years old, who had no memories of World War II and few of the Cold War, that the European Union was intended [...]
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A 10-Minute Trial, a Death Sentence: Iraqi Justice for ISIS Suspects

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“These Islamic State criminals committed crimes against humanity and against our people in Iraq, in Mosul and Salahuddin and Anbar, everywhere,” said Gen. Yahya Rasool, the spokesman for the Iraqi joint operations command. “To be [...]
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Kim Jong-un Plans Formal Nod to Denuclearization, South Korea Says

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“Although the special envoys have already confirmed a willingness to denuclearize, it will make a difference if the two heads of state will meet and more clearly confirm it and make it a formal statement,” Mr. Im told reporters on [...]
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‘Our First Mistake Will Be Our Last’: Pakistani Rights Movement Defies Army

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It has also led to the feeling that many of the country’s Pashtun population centers have been under functional occupation by the security forces. Using an alternative system of military counterterrorism courts along with an extensive [...]
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In Memorial to War Dead, Israel Avoids Addressing Its Conflicts

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Avoiding any hierarchy of prestige or loss, privates take their place alongside generals and national heroes. No battles are deemed more or less important than others. “Once we introduced the concept of unity and equality, it solved [...]