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Tsunami Kills Over 220 in Indonesia and Injures Over 800 More

Supported by Tsunami Kills Over 220 in Indonesia and Injures Over 800 More Image Indonesians assessed the damage on Sunday after a tsunami flattened houses in Carita, on the island of Java, and killed scores of people across the island on Saturday night.CreditCreditAssociated Press By Muktita Suhartono and Richard C. ...

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Splitting With Trump Over Syria, American Leading ISIS Fight Steps Down

Supported by Splitting With Trump Over Syria, American Leading ISIS Fight Steps Down Image Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy to the American-led coalition fighting the Islamic State, center, last year in Tabqa, Syria.CreditCreditDelil Souleiman/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Rukmini Callimachi and Eric Schmitt Dec. 22, 2018 Brett McGurk, ...

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China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Plan in Pakistan Takes a Military Turn

Image A Chinese rocket boosting two Pakistani satellites into orbit from Jiuquan, China, in July.CreditCreditVisual China Group, via Getty Images China’s ‘Belt and Road’ Plan in Pakistan Takes a Military Turn Under a program China insisted was peaceful, Pakistan is cooperating on distinctly defense-related projects, including a secret plan to ...

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Mexico’s Strategy for Dealing With Trump: Warn Him About China

Supported by Mexico’s Strategy for Dealing With Trump: Warn Him About China Image A sports center in Tijuana, Mexico, that has become a shelter for migrants. Thousands of migrants have amassed at the border with the United States.CreditCreditMauricio Lima for The New York Times By Azam Ahmed and Elisabeth Malkin ...

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China’s Detention Camps for Muslims Turn to Forced Labor

Supported by China’s Detention Camps for Muslims Turn to Forced Labor Image Chinese state television showed Muslims attending classes on how to be law-abiding citizens. Evidence is emerging that detainees are also being forced to take jobs in new factories. By Chris Buckley and Austin Ramzy Dec. 16, 2018 KASHGAR, ...

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Russia Slowly Throttles a Ukrainian Port

Supported by Russia Slowly Throttles a Ukrainian Port Image The city of Mariupol, Ukraine’s only major port on the Sea of Azov, is being slowly throttled by Russian interference in shipping traffic.CreditCreditBrendan Hoffman for The New York Times By Andrew Higgins Dec. 14, 2018 MARIUPOL, Ukraine — The din of ...

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