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U.K.’s Labour Lurches Sharply Left on the Economy

LIVERPOOL, England — Britain’s opposition Labour Party laid out a blueprint on Monday for a sharp leftward turn in economic policy, gambling on the readiness of voters for a big expansion of the state’s role in the economy. “The [...]
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Syria Dispatch: ‘There Are No Girls Left’: Syria’s Christian Villages Hollowed Out by ISIS

[unable to retrieve full-text content] While calm has returned to a Christian area of Syria ravaged by the Islamic State, the traumatized people have not, with whole villages emptied. “There are so few of us,” says a church [...]
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Left Homeless by Indonesia Quake, and Begging Passers-By for Help

2 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] Their towns and workplaces destroyed, survivors are blocking roads and flagging down motorists as they wait for government assistance. Source: NYT > World
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Mugabe Has Left, but His Legacy Haunts Zimbabwe’s Election

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] The July 30 vote will be the first since the resignation of Robert G. Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s leader since independence. Source: NYT > World
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The left loses its cool

3 months ago | 0 comment
Passers-by gather to take photos in front of the Red Hen Restaurant on June 23, in Lexington, Virginia. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Saturday [...]
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U.N. Report Left Out Damning Details on Syria Chemical Attack

3 months ago | 0 comment
[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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Over 118,000 voters accidentally left off rolls in Los Angeles County

4 months ago | 0 comment
Poll workers at affected locations have been instructed to make sure that voters whose names did not appear on the roster are issued a provisional ballots, the county clerk [...]
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China, Feeling Left Out, Has Plenty to Worry About in North Korea-U.S. Talks

5 months ago | 0 comment
“The loss of prestige is a big problem for China and Xi, who wants everyone else to view China as an essential actor of international relations, especially in the Northeast Asian context,” said Zhang Baohui, a professor of international [...]
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He Left Soviet Army for Afghan Life 35 Years Ago. Now, He Sees Russians Return.

6 months ago | 0 comment
“I wrote a letter to my mother,” Mr. Mohammad recalled of the first years after his capture. “I wrote about myself. I said, ‘Mom, this is what happened to me.’ She wrote back, and said, ‘I cried and cried.’” A mujahedeen [...]
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Japan Fears Being Left Behind by Trump’s Talks With Kim Jong-un

7 months ago | 0 comment
Meanwhile, a long-simmering scandal reared its head again on Monday, when Japan’s Finance Ministry released a report showing that officials had tampered with crucial documents related to a suspicious sweetheart land deal that may implicate [...]