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Explosion Rocks Industrial Zone in Eastern China, Killing 47

HONG KONG — An explosion Thursday afternoon at a chemical plant in eastern China killed at least 47 people, the state media said Friday morning. The blast, in Xiangshui County in Jiangsu Province, sent a fireball and thick plumes [...]

Ethiopian Airlines Flight Crashes Near Addis Ababa, Killing at Least 150

The country’s flagship carrier has undergone a major expansion in past years, more than doubling its staff to 11,000 employees in the past decade, with the goal of easing air travel in a part of the world where flying is notoriously [...]

‘We Were Friends, and Then We Started Killing Each Other.’ India Recalls Partition. Carefully.

AMRITSAR, India — How do you memorialize a holocaust that even now, seven decades after it took place, may still not be entirely safe to talk about? In 1947, as the British prepared to pull out of India, they put pen to map and, with [...]

Bangladesh Fire Tears Through Crowded Neighborhood, Killing 70

NEW DELHI — A fast-moving fire tore through a crowded neighborhood in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, turning into an inferno that killed at least 70 people, fire officials said Thursday. Bangladesh has a poor record when it comes [...]

Kashmir Militants Strike Again, Killing at Least 4 Indian Soldiers in Pulwama

NEW DELHI — Militants in Kashmir struck again on Monday, killing an Indian Army major and at least three other soldiers just days after orchestrating a devastating bombing that killed dozens of Indian security forces. Under the cover [...]

Land Mines Block Saudi-Led Assault in Yemen, Killing Civilians

“The mines are our problem, the reason for the miserable situation we are suffering,” he said. Afif Jameel, a soldier from Taiz, a city in southwest Yemen, who said his age was about 21 or 22, said he was pitching a tent in captured [...]

Year Before Killing, Saudi Prince Told Aide He Would Use ‘a Bullet’ on Jamal Khashoggi

WASHINGTON — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia told a top aide in a conversation in 2017 that he would use “a bullet” on Jamal Khashoggi, the journalist killed in October, if Mr. Khashoggi did not return to the [...]

Syria Liable in Killing of Journalist Marie Colvin, Court Rules

A federal court has held Syria’s government liable for the targeting and killing of an American journalist as she reported on the shelling of a rebellious area of Homs in 2012. The decision could help ease the way for war-crimes prosecutions [...]

‘Everything stays on the table’: 2020 Dems weigh killing the filibuster

“Everything stays on the table. You keep it all on the table. Don’t take anything off the table,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said when asked about the fate of the filibuster. | Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]

Mayor’s Funeral Unites Gdansk. His Killing Exposed Poland’s Deep Divides.

GDANSK, Poland — In a bitterly divided Poland, residents of the port city of Gdansk were united: in grief over the assassination of their mayor, in anger over the toxic political climate that his killing has laid bare and in solidarity [...]