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He was 85. In awarding him the $1 million Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001, the Swedish Academy praised Naipaul for combining genres into his own style that compels readers “to see the presence of suppressed histories. … In a vigilant style, (he) transforms rage into precision and allows events to speak with their own […]

Trump and Putin met for about two hours during their summit in Helsinki with only translators present. It is still not clear what the two men discussed or agreed to during their meeting. “The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is ready for practical implementation of the agreements reached between Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

After almost three weeks trapped in the dark, away from their loved ones in a cave in northern Thailand, the boys, aged between 11 and 16, were allowed to see their relatives in a carefully controlled environment, as doctors are still concerned about their health. In video shown at a press briefing, some of the […]

London Metropolitan Police say two people found unconscious in southern England were exposed to Novichok, the same nerve agent used to attack an ex-Russian spy in March. The pair remain in critical condition in hospital, Neil Basu, Assistant Commissioner for Counter Terrorism at London Metropolitan Police, said Tuesday. [Last update published 1:47 p.m. ET] British […]

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This is what a trade war looks like Canada has retaliated against US steel and aluminum tariffs by slapping its own penalties on American exports. The Canadian government confirmed Sunday that it has imposed tariffs on US exports worth 16.6 billion Canadian dollars ($12.5 billion). More than 40 US steel products attract tariffs of 25%. […]

Missing from that contingent is China, which was disinvited from RIMPAC over its militarization of islands in the South China Sea. But as ships were arriving in Hawaii for RIMPAC, China was completing naval exercises of its own, with a series of live-fire naval drills off Taiwan that began on June 17. That the two […]

Captured on June 21, the photos reveal modifications to the site’s plutonium production reactor and the construction of several support facilities — long-planned upgrades that were already underway before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump met in Singapore earlier this month. When contacted by CNN about 38 North’s analysis, the […]

The lawmakers — three Germans, one Portuguese and one Spaniard — spent four hours on board the rescue ship Lifeline, as they negotiated with Italian and Maltese authorities for permission to dock, according to the vessel’s German operator, a non-governmental organization also called Lifeline. The ship has been in limbo for five days after picking […]

The end of the controversial ban brings the ultra-conservative Gulf nation into line with the rest of the world. It also represents the culmination of years of campaigning by rights activists who have sometimes been arrested and imprisoned for their efforts. Mona Al-Fares, a dentist, was in her car before midnight, waiting for the ban […]


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