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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Humiliated by Attack, Vow to Retaliate

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Soldiers in dress uniform lay prone in the street. Others, apparently heavily armed, faced the assailants, then threw themselves to the ground without firing back. Some just ran for their lives. Captured on video [...]
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It’s ‘One Tough Year’ After Hurricanes Tore Through British Virgin Islands

TORTOLA, B.V.I. — Every morning, Helen Penn wakes up to the clamor of power drills and hammers. From her hillside home, she sees construction trucks clogging the streets below and tourists spilling out of cruise ships that have slowly [...]
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With Vatican Talks and Bulldozers, China Aims to Control Christianity

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BEIJING — Over the last two years, China’s estimated 60 million Christians have felt the power of a newly assertive government eager to bring their faith to heel. The authorities have demolished hundreds of Protestant churches across [...]
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French Turn on Macron, as They Grow Impatient for Results

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CIVRAY, France — The cheese lady, the melon man, the retiree downing his morning glass, the olive seller, the housewife sipping coffee and the village mayor submerged by constituents’ unpaid bills — all agreed that their country’s [...]
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Fears of Maldives Crisis Ease After President Concedes Election Loss

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MALÉ, Maldives — The Maldives’ Elections Commission on Monday declared a resounding presidential election victory for the opposition candidate, and after hours of tense waiting, the country’s authoritarian incumbent conceded [...]
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Jeremy Corbyn, at Labour Party Conference, Faces Pressure on New Brexit Vote

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LONDON — As the annual meeting of Britain’s opposition Labour Party began on Sunday, one big question was reverberating around the conference center in Liverpool: Should Britons be allowed to weigh in again on the country’s withdrawal [...]
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China Dispatch: Welcome to College. Your Parents Are in the Tents Next Door.

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TIANJIN, China — When Yang Zheyu arrived at Tianjin University this fall for the start of his first year, he had all the essentials. Winter coat. Dictionary. Four pairs of shoes. Toothpaste. And a few hundred yards from his dormitory, [...]
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An Undiplomatic Trump? At This U.N. Meeting, His Aides Fear the Opposite

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Mr. Trump’s first instinct was to make the session all about Iran, listing his demands for what that country must do to negotiate a new nuclear deal, and threatening allies — including Britain, France and Germany, which negotiated [...]
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Iran’s President Condemns Gulf State, and U.S., After Deadly Attack

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TEHRAN — President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Sunday that a Persian Gulf country allied with the United States was behind the attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 70 others. Mr. Rouhani did not [...]
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China Is Confronting New U.S. Hostility. But Is It Ready for the Fight?

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BEIJING — The Chinese leader, wearing a dark Mao suit, and the American president, in a black tuxedo, stood side by side with arms aloft at the Kennedy Center. Deng Xiaoping and Jimmy Carter smiled broadly as the orchestra played [...]