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Three years after a failed coup, the decision to buy the Russian S-400 missile system underscores the Turkish leader’s desire to hedge his alliances.
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Gender is now one of the most important factors behind income inequality in China, where workplace discrimination and court rulings have set women back.
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Kim Jong-un's luxury cars.
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President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing catcalling..
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Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site.
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Pyongyang said that troop exercises planned for next month could scuttle efforts to reopen talks and might prompt it to resume nuclear and missile tests.
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A fluky play, a 241-241 tie, and finally a win on a tiebreaker.
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Officials said it was unclear why the four-story structure had collapsed. Neighbors formed a chain to remove bricks and slabs of concrete from the site.
16 hours ago • NYTimes.com

Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We tracked how they..
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American officials met with their Philippine counterparts to discuss shared concerns like Islamist militants and China’s aggression on the high seas.
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There were no immediate reports of fatalities or damage on the island, which is a big draw for tourists.
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He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges.
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For four decades, Iran has prohibited female fans from buying tickets and attending men’s matches. FIFA wants the ban lifted. So far, Iran has not budged.
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Monsoon rains batter Nepal and India.
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Carrie Lam is scrambling to assert her government’s authority after several increasingly volatile demonstrations and a surge in anti-police sentiment.
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The country had been watching, eager for India to seize its place in space with a lunar landing. Scientists say the mission is still on — they just don’t..
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Tokyo moves to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political dispute is the real..
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The hardest-hit country appeared to be Nepal, where the authorities said 65 people had died. Deaths were also reported in India and Bangladesh.
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Han Kuo-yu, the mayor of the port city of Kaohsiung, is the choice to run against President Tsai Ing-wen, who is often sharply critical of China.
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The economy expanded at its slowest pace in more than a quarter-century as exports and auto sales faltered and the financial system showed cracks.
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In a closely-contested match with New Zealand that required the first Super Over in tournament history, England finally won its first title.
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To infinity and beyond!
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One of the largest countries on Earth hopes to become the fourth to land successfully on the moon’s surface.
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The city’s top broadcaster, TVB, has been singled out for scorn by demonstrators, who accuse it of a pro-Beijing bias in its coverage.
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India will launch an unmanned rover into space on Monday. If successful, India will join a select group of nations capable of reaching the moon.
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The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said.
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The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China.
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Our journey to the moon took us a long way from Earth, but it was always tangled up with power politics here on the ground.
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A march on Sunday in the Sha Tin area of Hong Kong came one day after clashes broke out between police officers and protesters in a town near mainland China.
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Several thousand demonstrators gathered on Saturday in the streets of a Hong Kong border town popular with mainlanders shopping for “parallel goods” to sell..
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Gun owners in turned in semiautomatic weapons to the police as the first buyback events were held, prompted by the Christchurch mosque attacks.
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American diplomats are negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban. We talk to women about the future of freedom for women in Afghanistan.
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The brief announcement on Saturday from the NATO-led mission not provide a name or other details.
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Reporters were once a force for accountability in China. But President Xi Jinping has brought about what critics call a “total censorship era.”
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After 22 countries deplored China’s treatment of Muslims in the Xinjiang region, 37 nations praised China’s “contribution to the international human rights..
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More actions against American companies could signal Beijing’s appetite for greater conflict as the trade war enters its second year.
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Something of a new lunar race is underway, but the motivations differ from what put men on the moon 50 years ago.
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Neil Bantleman, whose conviction was based on claims that he had used magical powers to seduce children, was granted clemency after years in prison and permitted..
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Coming up through elite U.S. and British training, he is a favorite of Western commanders. But his police forces are under siege, and corruption is still a..
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Amid worsening trade tensions, an American businessman was barred for days from leaving, in an apparent message to President Trump. Others worry they may be..
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Living without water in Chennai.
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Trump officials are pursuing unorthodox Asia policies that are winning more support across Washington, including from some Democrats. But the moves could deepen..
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President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan, which China considers a breakaway province, visits the United States and the Caribbean.
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The Cretaceous Period flyer, trapped in amber 99 million years ago, had features unlike any bird living today.
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A weak monsoon and years of draining groundwater have parched Chennai, a city of nearly five million people on the southeastern coast of India.
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President Rodrigo Duterte’s campaign against drug dealers and users has left thousands of people dead, and has been denounced as a lawless atrocity.
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It’s not folk art, or fiber art. It’s finger-aching ingenuity by Mrinalini Mukherjee.
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With renewed interest in the moon, some say it’s time to consider whether, and how, to preserve humanity’s lunar heritage.
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Male soldiers who have consensual sex are being charged with committing “indecent acts,” even though the army says it does not discriminate against sexual..
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The world police agency and local authorities recovered 30 big cats, thousands of live reptiles and birds, and dolphins, sharks and other animals.
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