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Turkey’s Currency Crisis Tests Erdogan’s Authoritarian Approach

Turkey’s Currency Crisis Tests Erdogan’s Authoritarian Approach Image A mosque under construction on Taksim Square in Istanbul.CreditNicole Tung for The New York Times By Carlotta Gall Aug. 13, 2018 ISTANBUL — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has long made clear that he considered no part of Turkish life beyond his reach, ...

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‘There’s No Law’: Political Crisis Sends Nicaraguans Fleeing

‘There’s No Law’: Political Crisis Sends Nicaraguans Fleeing Image Part of the line outside the passport office in Managua, the Nicaraguan capital, on a recent Saturday.CreditDaniele Volpe for The New York Times By Kirk Semple Aug. 6, 2018 Leer en español MANAGUA, Nicaragua — There is always a line outside ...

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A Crisis Management Guru Bungles a Crisis

A Crisis Management Guru Bungles a Crisis Image Sir Alan Parker spoke at a Night of Motown benefit in 2016 for Save the Children U.K. Mr. Parker resigned as chairman in the spring, a week after Britain’s Charities Commission opened an investigation into his handling of a sexual harassment scandal.CreditDavid ...

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Citing ‘Crisis of Confidence,’ Academy Calls Off Nobel Literature Prize

Citing ‘Crisis of Confidence,’ Academy Calls Off Nobel Literature Prize Image Before the announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature. The Swedish Academy, rocked by turmoil, will not award the prize this year.CreditJonathan Nackstrand/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images STOCKHOLM — Faced with a sexual-abuse scandal, accusations of financial wrongdoing ...

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A Libyan Strongman Looks to Washington, but a Health Crisis Looms

In Benghazi’s devastated downtown, ex-fighters warmed themselves over a bonfire made from broken furniture. The forces of Gen. Khalifa Hifter routed the last Islamist militias from Benghazi in December. Declan Walsh/The New York Times BENGHAZI, Libya — Pulverized buildings daubed with the names of fallen fighters line the ghostly seafront ...

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‘Massive Mental Health Crisis’ Feared for Rohingya Children

Advertisement Gulbahar, a 25-year-old Rohingya Muslim, with her youngest daughter after arriving in Bangladesh in November.CreditTomas Munita for The New York Times BALUKHALI, Bangladesh — Jehora Begum was a fast runner, racing through rice paddies and splashing through canals. But how can a 12-year-old girl outrun a bullet? When Myanmar’s ...

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