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Thai King’s Sister Is Formally Barred From Running for Prime Minister

Supported by Thai King’s Sister Is Formally Barred From Running for Prime Minister Image Ubolratana, right, the Thai king’s elder sister, had been nominated on Friday to run for prime minister.CreditCreditJorge Zapata/EPA, via Shutterstock By Jennifer Jett Feb. 11, 2019 Thailand’s election commission on Monday disqualified the king’s sister from ...

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An Óscar Arias Accuser’s Battle to Be Heard

Supported by An Óscar Arias Accuser’s Battle to Be Heard Image Óscar Arias Sánchez in 2017. At least nine women have accused him of sexual misconduct.CreditCreditGuillermo Legaria/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Elisabeth Malkin and Frances Robles Feb. 10, 2019 MEXICO CITY — Yazmín Morales recalls weeping with rage after ...

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A Desperate Exodus From ISIS’s Final Village

Supported by A Desperate Exodus From ISIS’s Final Village A stream of families and fighters, many of them hungry or injured, are surrendering on a rocky patch of desert in southeastern Syria. Written by Rukmini Callimachi Photographs by Ivor Prickett Feb. 6, 2019 Image Women and children waited to be ...

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Pope Francis Breaks Some Taboos on Visit to Persian Gulf

Supported by Pope Francis Breaks Some Taboos on Visit to Persian Gulf Video Pope Francis, in a speech in the United Arab Emirates, said the consequences of war are “before our eyes.” He specifically mentioned Yemen, where his hosts are engaged in a brutal war.CreditCreditVatican Media/Reuters By Jason Horowitz Feb. ...

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As West Bank Violence Surges, Israel Is Silent on Attacks by Jews

Supported by As West Bank Violence Surges, Israel Is Silent on Attacks by Jews Image The funeral last Sunday for Hamdy Naasan, who was killed in a melee involving Jewish settlers. The Israeli government has been reluctant to address a rise in attacks by settlers.CreditCreditMohamad Torokman/Reuters By Isabel Kershner Feb. ...

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