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Australia 2019 Election Live Updates: What to Look For

Here’s why this election matters. Australians are heading to the polls today to choose a new government. Here’s the key question: Will the country, a vital American ally in the Asia-Pacific, keep its rightward path and re-elect [...]

Cyclone Fani Hits India: Live Updates as Storm Lashes Coast

• Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, made landfall near Puri, India, on Friday morning, lashing the coast with winds gusting at more than 120 miles per hour. By Friday night, the [...]

Cyclone Fani Live Updates: Powerful Storm Lashes India’s Coast

A history of devastating cyclones The Bay of Bengal has experienced many deadly tropical cyclones, the result of warm air and water temperatures producing storms that strike the large populations along the coast. Officials said Cyclone [...]

Venezuela Crisis Live Updates: Guaidó Calls for Uprising as Clashes Erupt

• Clashes between antigovernment protesters and law enforcement officers erupted in Caracas on Tuesday after the Venezuelan opposition leader, Juan Guaidó, appeared alongside soldiers at a military base and called for the population [...]

Live Briefing: Sri Lanka Bombings Live Updates: Dozens of Suspects Are Arrested as Nation Mourns

• The number of suspects arrested in connection with the suicide bomb attacks at churches and hotels that killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday increased to 40 from 24 on Tuesday as the government declared “emergency law.” [...]

Live Briefing: Sri Lanka Bombings Live Updates: Police Arrest 24 as Death Toll Nears 300

• The Sri Lankan police have arrested 24 people in connection with a series of devastating suicide bombings at hotels and churches on Easter Sunday that left nearly 300 people dead and more than 500 injured. • A forensic analysis [...]

Sri Lanka Bombings Live Updates: ‘It Was a River of Blood’

Seven are arrested in connection with the blasts Ruwan Wijewardene, the defense minister, said that seven people had been arrested and identified in connection with the attacks. The government also said that suicide bombers had set off [...]

Israel Elections Live Updates: Netanyahu Is on Track for Victory

• Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in position to win a fourth consecutive term on Wednesday, with nearly all of the votes counted. But the race was extremely tight, and his main rival, Benny Gantz, had also claimed victory, [...]

Live Briefing: Israel Elections 2019: Live Updates

• Israelis are voting Tuesday in parliamentary elections that could keep Benjamin Netanyahu, the polarizing, right-wing prime minister, in power, or turn control over to his main rival, Benny Gantz, a newcomer to electoral politics [...]

Live Briefing: Brexit Live Updates: U.K. Parliament Rejects Theresa May’s Deal

• With Britain in political crisis and a new deadline to leave the European Union two weeks away, Parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan for a third time on Friday. • Lawmakers voted down the 585-page withdrawal [...]