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Myanmar, Bangladesh Agree on Return of Refugees

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:37:36 EST

Myanmar and Bangladesh agreed to begin repatriating hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya Muslims who fled a crackdown in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, in a process that could take years to complete.image


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Requiem for a Hit Man

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:15:24 EST

Bodies are piling up on the streets of Kiev, as the military stalemate between Russia and Ukraine devolves into a murky contest of spies and hired guns. The Wall Street Journal caught up with one of them, a Chechen militant with two passports and a string of missions from Georgia to Turkey to Syria. His jailhouse interview sheds new light on the emerging battle.image


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Grim Reports of Blast Near Sub Prompt Relatives to Assume Worst

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 20:20:56 EST

A sound consistent with an explosion was detected last Wednesday night in the Atlantic coast area where Argentine Navy officials say a submarine went missing. image


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Robert Mugabe Still Holds Sway in His Hometown

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:16:59 EST

Far from the streets of Harare, where thousands loudly welcomed their incoming president, ousted leader Robert Mugabe’s home village clung to its silence.image


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Saudi Trade-Off: More Social Freedom, No Political Dissent

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:47:11 EST

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is imposing a trade-off that appeals to many fellow young Saudis: broadening social liberties in exchange for closing off the limited political freedoms that existed in the kingdom. image


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Australia Worries About a Wavering U.S., Seeks Stronger Ties With Asian Allies

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:31:27 EST

Australia should strengthen ties with like-minded neighbors, a new foreign-policy blueprint says, showing just how concerned the top U.S. ally is about America’s wavering commitment to Asia—and China’s growing sway.image


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Why Your Flat-Screen TV Would Cost More If Nafta Ends

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:30:43 EST

One of the biggest potential casualties of the trade scuffle under way between Mexico and the U.S. is also one of America’s favorite consumer products: cheap, high-definition, flat-panel televisions.image


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Putin Works to Shape Syria's Future, Hosts Regional Heads

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 10:49:22 EST

Russian President Vladimir Putin pressed his efforts to shape a postwar political settlement in Syria at a summit with the leaders of Turkey and Iran in Sochi.image


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Brazil Administration Scales Back Scope of Proposed Pension Reform

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:39:57 EST

Brazil’s government is scaling back a proposal to overhaul the country’s insolvent pension system, part of a last-ditch effort to get congressional support for the unpopular bill ahead of general elections next year. image


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EU Reward to Britain for Brexit Concessions May Prove Meager

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:33:57 EST

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May appears ready to offer politically painful concessions to the EU to advance Brexit talks, but the eventual reward—moving talks onto the future trade relationship and a post-Brexit transition— may prove meager. image


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Bosnian Serb General Mladic Sentenced to Life in Prison

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 13:09:58 EST

A United Nations court sentenced Bosnian Serb General Ratko Mladic to life in prison for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes during the Bosnian war in the 1990s. image


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