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Saudi Women Can Drive, but Here’s the Real Roadblock

Saudi Women Can Drive, but Here’s the Real Roadblock Image Hanan Iskandar, on the motorcycle, and Doaa Bassem, second from left, received training this month to prepare for this Sunday, the first day women will be legally permitted to drive in Saudi Arabia.CreditTasneem Alsultan for The New York Times By ...

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On Mexico’s Migrant Trail: Confusion and Tough Choices

On Mexico’s Migrant Trail: Confusion and Tough Choices Image Migrants using handmade rafts crossed the river that separates Guatemala from Mexico on Tuesday.CreditAlejandro Cegarra for The New York Times By Kirk Semple June 19, 2018 Leer en español TAPACHULA, Mexico — Elid Turcios sees only dangerous — potentially disastrous — ...

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Where a Taboo Is Leading to the Deaths of Young Girls

Where a Taboo Is Leading to the Deaths of Young Girls Image In parts of western Nepal, woman are banished to chhaupadi huts like this one in the village of Pali when they get their periods.CreditTara Todras-Whitehill for The New York Times By Jeffrey Gettleman June 19, 2018 TURMAKHAND, Nepal ...

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As Europe’s Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

As Europe’s Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax Image Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany left Parliament on Monday after a meeting with the leadership of her party.CreditKay Nietfeld/DPA, via Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Patrick Kingsley June 18, 2018 With a rift over migrants bringing German politics to ...

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A Grass-Roots Afghan Peace Movement Grows, Step by Step

A Grass-Roots Afghan Peace Movement Grows, Step by Step Image Members of the peace march walking to Wardak, Afghanistan, from Ghazni on Tuesday. Among them are day laborers, farmers, retired army officers and even a bodybuilding champion.CreditJim Huylebroek for The New York Times By Mujib Mashal June 15, 2018 GHAZNI, ...

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Workers Flee and Thieves Loot Venezuela’s Reeling Oil Giant

Workers Flee and Thieves Loot Venezuela’s Reeling Oil Giant Image The contents of two tanks with a joint capacity of 10,000 barrels of oil have spilled in El Tigre, Venezuela.CreditThe New York Times By William Neuman and Clifford Krauss June 14, 2018 EL TIGRE, Venezuela — Thousands of workers are ...

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Trump Sees End to North Korea Threat Despite Unclear Path Forward

Trump Sees End to North Korea Threat Despite Unclear Path Forward Image Documenting North Korea’s nuclear test center as it was dismantled in May.CreditKCNA, via Reuters By Peter Baker and Choe Sang-Hun June 13, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Trump declared Wednesday that North Korea is “no longer a nuclear threat” ...

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