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The Astronomical Clock in Prague has been taken apart for maintenance. The city’s clock master has until August to finish restoring it.
This week’s newsletter revisits our friendly little contest with the frozen maple-leaf-lovers.
The successful trial of a long-range rocket capable of transporting nuclear weapons puts major cities like Shanghai within reach.
The country reported higher annual growth, but implausibly smooth numbers prompt experts to look for other ways to assess the world’s No. 2 economy.
A Gallup survey of people in 134 countries found that just 30 percent approved of American leadership under President Trump, a drop of nearly 20 points.
A bus fire in northwestern Kazakhstan killed 52 Uzbek citizens on a route used by migrant workers heading to Russia, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
Winter rain makes it more difficult for the animals to feed, particularly pregnant females, researchers find.
The attack, which also wounded at least 48 people, struck a market in the northern city of Maiduguri that has been hit several times by Boko Haram militants.
Officials hoped it would help solve the mystery of the deaths of C.I.A. informants. Five years later, an arrest has been made but the mystery remains.
A deadly stabbing in a small German town has become Exhibit A for those arguing that Germany’s migration policy has increased the risk of violent crime.
For the White House, the budding détente scrambles its strategy of pressuring the North, with sanctions and threats of military action, to give up its nuclear arsenal.
The Islamic State said its fighters struck a market in Iraq this week, killing at least 27 people in the first major attack since the country declared victory over the terrorist group.
Prosecutors say that Luis Fernando Figari, who led a powerful all-male Catholic organization, perpetrated sexual and physical abuse. He moved to Rome in 2015.
In a speech, the secretary of state said American forces must stay engaged to prevent the extremists’ return and continue pressuring President Bashar al-Assad.
The decision to withhold $65 million in aid from a U.N. agency that helps Palestinian refugees has brought new attention to the organization, which functions as a quasi-government in some areas.
The company said its previous investigation had been too narrow, centering on accounts already identified by American intelligence agencies.
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The gunmen killed two police officers as they seized the visitors, who are investors setting up solar stations.
Rakhine mobs played a part in the Rohingya’s expulsion. Now, at least 7 ethnic Rakhine were killed after defying a government order not to demonstrate.
One internet user called the dark days in the Russian capital “Hillary’s revenge.”