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Has Hong Kong already lost its battle against Chinese authority?

BEIJING —They are calling it Hong Kong’s “last battle” — a David vs. Goliath struggle to prevent China from encroaching on the city’s freedoms and autonomy.

 

Johnson woos hard Brexiters as Gove eclipsed by cocaine ‘regret’

Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister, pledged a hard line on Brexit — including the option of leaving without a deal.

 

D-Day still calls to them, 75 years later

They’re invading Normandy again, 75 years after D-Day. So much has changed. One thing hasn’t.

 

Israel’s new elections thrust Netanyahu’s future into turmoil

Reports of Benjamin Netanyahu’s election victory last month turned out to be premature as he failed to form a government and engineered new elections instead.

Iranians set up fake social media accounts to influence U.S. midterm elections

Iranians posing as Americans set up fake accounts on social media platforms between April 2018 and March 2019.

49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) Forty-nine people were killed on Friday when extremist gunmen…

‘Sometimes you have to walk’: Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un ends without a deal

HANOI, Vietnam — President Donald Trump cut short his summit with Kim…

Israeli AG intends to file corruption indictment against Netanyahu

TEL AVIV — Israel's attorney general announced on Thursday that he intends…

Pope presents 21-point reform road map at Vatican anti-abuse summit

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has presented a 21-point plan to combat…

New Mars lander will help answer deep questions

Last Monday, after an almost seven-month-long, 300-million-mile journey from Earth, the InSight…

Migrant caravan from Central America pressing forward despite all odds

As I watch and read about the caravan from Central America making…

Migrant caravan from Central America, its numbers thinning, slowly moves north in Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico — A migrant caravan from Central America that has drawn…

Hurricane Maria claimed 1,139 lives in Puerto Rico over 3 months, new report estimates

It’s been almost a year since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico,…

Vatican calls for abolition of death penalty in new hard-line stance

ROME — Pope Francis on Thursday hardened the Catholic Church’s stance against…

Almost 1 million people moved from Venezuela to Colombia in just 2 years, study shows

BOGOTA, Colombia — Almost 1 million people from Venezuela are thought to…

Violence flares in Kashmir after protester is run over and killed by Indian paramilitary vehicle

MUMBAI, India — Indian forces fired tear gas Saturday at a funeral…

Italy mired in political turmoil as populist parties rage

ROME — Italy sank deeper into political uncertainty as populist leaders pulled…

Venezuela says it’s expelling top US diplomats

WASHINGTON — Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro announced that he is expelling the…

Catalonia crisis threatens Spain’s budget

MADRID — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy faces a resurgent confrontation with…

Deadly clashes continue in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Deadly new clashes erupted Tuesday in the…