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Nov 26, 2019

Hong Kong''s stunning vote deepens China''s conundrum
An opaque authoritarian regime was rebuked in a democratic election.

Washington Post World News
Nov 26, 2019

Shirtless Putin is gone. For 2020 calendar, he's the star of the world stage.
The Kremlin's image-making campaign underscored Russia's increasingly aggressive foreign policy.

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Nov 26, 2019

Dresden officials: Jewel thieves stole less than feared
Dresden museum officials say thieves got away with less than initially thought in their brazen robbery of the Green Vault's collection of 18th century jewels

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Nov 26, 2019

Poland''s prosecutors drop case into Holocaust scholar
Prosecutors in Poland says they have dropped the case into claims by Holocaust scholar Jan Tomasz Gross who said in an article that during World War II Poles killed more Jews than Germans

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Nov 26, 2019

Charity says land mine kills Dutch man in northern Myanmar
A man from the Netherlands has been killed and a woman from Argentina injured by a land mine explosion in northern Myanmar

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Nov 26, 2019

Britain's chief rabbi blasts Labour Party for anti-Semitic ‘poison''
The rebuke against Jeremy Corbyn and his party exposed further rifts before critical elections next month.

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Nov 26, 2019

Israeli PM steps up campaign against indictment with rally
Ramping up his attack on the state institutions responsible for his corruption indictment, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is looking for a show of strength in an unprecedented public protest on his behalf in Tel Aviv

Washington Post World News
Nov 26, 2019

Ukrainian journalist painted to ‘keep alive'' in Russian jail
A Ukrainian journalist convicted in Russia of spying and jailed for three years has described how he created paintings of cathedrals, lighthouses and soothing landscapes as a form of psychological therapy during his imprisonment

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Nov 26, 2019

Albania hit by 6.4-magnitude quake, killing at least 7, injuring hundreds
It is the second time in two months that Albania has been hit by a significant earthquake. In September, a 5.6-magnitude tremor hit roughly the same area and caused dozens of injuries.

Washington Post World News
Nov 26, 2019

China hopes Trump will be reelected: He''s easy to read
Even amid a trade war, Beijing thinks relations would be more challenging with a Democrat in the White House.

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Nov 26, 2019

Authorities release video showing the moment some of Europe''s most valuable jewels were stolen
The heist constituted one of the biggest post-World War II thefts of cultural artifacts in Germany.

Washington Post World News
Nov 26, 2019

Helicopter crash kills 13 French soldiers during operation in Mali
The accident brings to 41 the number of French soldiers killed in the ongoing operation in the Sahel region.

Washington Post World News
Nov 26, 2019

Stung by Hong Kong vote, China slams Reuters report on liaison office shake-up
The news agency said Beijing had set up an alternative base for monitoring unrest in Hong Kong after voters punished establishment candidates in local elections.

Washington Post World News
Nov 26, 2019

U.S. officials fret about hacking by a new generation of nations
Vietnam, Qatar and others are entering a field once dominated by Russia and China.

Washington Post World News
Nov 26, 2019

Grateful for our lives: Thanksgiving in Afghanistan, 2001
A highway ambush had just left four of our colleagues dead. We marked the holiday as a way to lighten our gloomy spirits.

Washington Post World News
Nov 26, 2019

In bleak report, U.N. says drastic action is only way to avoid worst effects of climate change
The report warns that global temperatures are on pace to rise as much as 3.9 degrees Celsius (7 degrees Fahrenheit) by the end of the century.

Washington Post World News
Nov 25, 2019

Xi must be dismayed: Chinese leader fighting fires on all fronts
The Hong Kong election results coincided with damaging leaks about the secretive Communist Party.

Washington Post World News
Nov 25, 2019

Reports of Julian Assange''s health suggest he ‘could die in prison,'' dozens of doctors claim
In an open letter to British Home Secretary Priti Patel, the doctors warn that without urgent medical treatment, Assange 'could die in prison. The medical situation is thereby urgent. There is no time to lose.'

Washington Post World News
Nov 25, 2019

First target of Singapore''s ‘fake news'' law is Facebook post that alleged a failed state investment in Salt Bae
The government says the post by the opposition lawmaker inaccurately described how state investors work.

Washington Post World News
Nov 25, 2019

Uber''s operating license in London not renewed in latest tussle between the city and the ride-hailing service
London said it was a safety issue with at least 14,000 trips taken with uninsured drivers.

Washington Post World News
Nov 25, 2019

The Brexit Party crashed the gates of the European Parliament — and got stuck there
The British Euroskeptics are not the disrupters they imagine themselves to be.

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Nov 25, 2019

Germans are deeply worried about the U.S. alliance, but Americans have hardly noticed
Three-quarters of Americans see relations with Germany as good, while almost two-thirds of Germans say the relationship is bad.

Washington Post World News
Nov 25, 2019

Federal agents seized 6-year-old Elian Gonzalez at gunpoint. A custody battle raged for months.
Fishermen found the Cuban boy clinging to an inner tube three miles off Fort Lauderdale 20 years ago Monday.

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Nov 25, 2019

Argentine court finds two Catholic priests guilty of sexually assaulting deaf children; first convictions in long-alleged abuse
Nicola Corradi and Horacio Corbacho were sentenced to decades in prison; Corradi's name appeared on a list of alleged sexual predators given to Pope Francis in 2015.

Washington Post World News
Nov 25, 2019

CDC recommended that migrants receive flu vaccine, but CBP rejected the idea
As influenza spread through migrant detention facilities last winter, Customs and Border Protection resisted offering the vaccine to migrants.

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Nov 25, 2019

In Hong Kong elections, big defeat for elites pressures Beijing to rethink approach
The vote was a rare chance for people within China to send their leaders a clear electoral message: They want democracy.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

Netanyahu''s indictment exposes Trump, too
Not only is a close Trump ally in legal jeopardy, but Netanyahu's situation also echoes that of the American president.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

‘Remain in Mexico'' to shuttle migrants from Tucson to El Paso
Homeland Security had said they stopped releasing families, but they didn't, officials said, and smugglers figured it out.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

India is the best place in the world to have a smartphone. That''s about to change.
Telecom companies reeling from bruising competition are planning to raise prices.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

Severe flooding in Republic of Congo displaces 50,000 people
Severe flooding in Republic of Congo displaces at least 50,000 people

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

Right-wing group continues to build private border wall. It lacks permits, but not official praise.
We Build the Wall is bulldozing the banks of the Rio Grande in Texas as it builds a private border fence a few feet from the water's edge.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

France''s Macron wants to make it harder to get into the E.U. club
He blocked North Macedonia and Albania and now wants to change the rules.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

Dog befriends baby giraffe after abandoned in South Africa
Dog befriends baby giraffe after it was abandoned in South Africa

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

13 more bodies of soldiers found days after Mali attack
13 more bodies of soldiers found in Mali days after extremist attack that killed at least 30

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

German mayor resigns after far-right threats, intimidation
The mayor of an eastern German town says she is resigning after receiving repeated threats from the far right

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

Impeachment hearings and donated prison clothes: A$AP Rocky''s Sweden drama just won''t end
The American rapper, convicted of assault by a Swedish court, is set to return to Stockholm for a concert in mid-December.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

The Latest: Trump says he doesn''t expect to be impeached
Trump says he doesn't expect to be impeached, claiming Democrats have ‘absolutely nothing' incriminating, despite days of public testimony by witnesses who said Trump withheld aid from Ukraine to press the country to investigate his political rivals

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

Bei Bei, Washington''s homegrown panda, returns to his ancestral roots.
For his first meal in China — breakfast on Thursday morning, although with his jet lag he might have thought it was dinner on Wednesday night — Bei Bei found the local bamboo to his taste.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

In Iran, ‘rage is escalating'' as economic stress reaches new level
Protests have flared in many of the areas that saw unrest two years ago, but a wider spectrum of society may be joining in, analysts say.

Washington Post World News
Nov 22, 2019

Hong Kong protesters trickle out from besieged campus as city prepares for elections
Sunday's district council vote looms as a test of support for the pro-democracy movement after months of anti-government unrest.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

Beyond the U.S., these countries are immersed in their own election dramas
The U.S. isn't alone: Catch up on Israel, Britain, Bolivia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Algeria and Afghanistan.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

What''s on the menu at the trendy Kyiv restaurant where Sondland is said to have phoned Trump
Caviar, a matcha latte or a $250 bottle of Grand Cru? All were on the menu at a key site referenced in the impeachment hearings.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

Trump: Navy will not strip sailor acquitted of murder of SEAL status
The statement is the latest move to block military moves to discipline those in the ranks.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

Iranians protested. Then, the Internet was cut, in a new global pattern of digital crackdown.
For much of the week, Iran's Internet connectivity was at 5 percent of usual levels.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

Video shows car driving into crowd of protesters in Chile after weeks of violence
Chilean police asserted the driver has no connection to law enforcement, but some online were skeptical.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

Argentine prosecutors seek abuse-related arrest of bishop who worked with Pope Francis
Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta is reported to have gone dark inside Vatican City.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

The charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, explained
Israel's embattled prime minister was formally indicted Thursday, after months of speculation.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

With nationwide strike, Colombia joins South America''s season of protest
Students, unions, indigenous groups and leftists share rising anger against President Iván Duque.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on charges of bribery, fraud, breach of trust
After a nearly three-year investigation, Israel's attorney general brought charges as Netanyahu clings to power in a political stalemate.

Washington Post World News
Nov 21, 2019

China says Trump is on ‘edge of precipice'' as Hong Kong rights bill hits his desk
Protesters in the Asian financial center called for the U.S. president to sign a bill designed to safeguard the territory's freedoms.

Washington Post World News
Nov 05, 2019

Did Russia interfere in Brexit? An unpublished report roils U.K. politics before election.
Opposition lawmakers took Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government to task for an alleged delay in the publication of the report.

Washington Post World News
Nov 05, 2019

Facing tumult in Washington, Pompeo heads to Germany
Amid impeachment-related rancor in the State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading overseas again: this time to Germany.

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Nov 05, 2019

New speaker of Britain's ‘tarnished' House of Commons promises more civility, less shouting
Labour's Lindsay Hoyle poses a sharp contrast to predecessor John Bercow, known for his flair for theatrics and his caustic castigations.

Washington Post World News
Nov 05, 2019

How Mexico became home to communities of Mormons
Mormons fled from America to Mexico in the 19th century to continue to practice polygamy. Today their communities are among the many victims of cartel violence rocking Mexico.

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Nov 05, 2019

Greece: Mother urges mercy for Russian bitcoin fraud suspect
The mother of a Russian jailed in Greece pending three countries' extradition requests for alleged bitcoin fraud has appealed for his release, ahead of a new legal bid to end his detention

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Nov 05, 2019

With revised testimony, Sondland ties Trump to quid pro quo
In a ‘supplemental declaration,' the former ambassador to the European Union says aid to Ukraine was linked to the opening of an investigation that could damage Biden.

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Nov 05, 2019

Yemeni government, southern separatists sign peace deal
The agreement was seen as a first step toward ending nearly five years of civil war.

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Nov 05, 2019

UN official says fight for women's equality is far from over
The top U.N. gender equality official says more must be done to fight violence against women

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Nov 05, 2019

US victims in Mexico attack from Mormon offshoot community
The nine women and children killed by cartel gunmen in northern Mexico lived in a farming community known as La Mora, where experts say residents identify as Mormons

Washington Post World News
Nov 05, 2019

The U.S. once treated Cubans as privileged migrants. Not anymore.
In Juárez, Mexico, asylum seekers from the communist island are particularly vulnerable to cartels and corrupt cops.

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Nov 05, 2019

The latest Call of Duty game casts Russians as villains. It sparked an online revolt.
Ilya Davydov, an influential gamer with nearly half a million Twitch subscribers, said the new installment portrays Russian soldiers as "war criminals."

Washington Post World News
Nov 05, 2019

The Latest: Croatia police find 9 migrants in crate in van
Police in Croatia say they have discovered nine migrants crammed in a bolted crate at the back of a van

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Nov 05, 2019

Trump administration imposes sanctions on top aides to Iranian leader Khamenei
A senior administration official said the Iranian regime has not changed its behavior in the past 40 years and called on it to renounce hostage-taking and release all foreigners unjustly imprisoned in Iran.

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Nov 05, 2019

Yemen's internationally recognized government and UAE-backed separatists sign a power-sharing deal to halt infighting
Yemen's internationally recognized government and UAE-backed separatists sign a power-sharing deal to halt infighting

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Nov 05, 2019

In a world of crisis, Tunisia's democracy marches on
"Tunisia very clearly demonstrates that democracy is possible in this part of the world," says Zied Ladhari, the moderate Islamist Ennahda party's secretary general.

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Nov 05, 2019

Nigerian firefighters battle huge blazes at market in Lagos
Nigerian firefighters are batting two fires that broke out almost simultaneously Tuesday at a busy market in central Lagos, the country's largest city and commercial center

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Nov 05, 2019

Nine members of Mormon family with U.S. citizenship killed in attack in northern Mexico; Trump offers support
The death of the women and children highlighted growing organized crime violence

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Nov 05, 2019

Iran takes new step away from nuclear deal by activating sensitive enrichment facility
President Hassan Rouhani announced the new measures live on state television.

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Nov 05, 2019

Israel Supreme Court allows expulsion of human rights activist
The government says the head of Human Rights Watch has 20 days to leave over his support of boycotts.

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Nov 05, 2019

Poorer EU members oppose cuts in long-term budget
The leaders and representatives of 17 European Union countries say they are against proposed cuts in EU funds designed to reduce regional differences among members

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Nov 05, 2019

Former ambassador testifies she felt threatened by Trump's comments about her
House investigators released a transcript of the testimony of Marie Yovanovitch, opening a new phase of the impeachment inquiry.

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Nov 05, 2019

Cubans were once privileged migrants to the United States. Now they're stuck at the border, like everyone else.
In Juárez, Mexico, asylum seekers from the communist island are particularly vulnerable to cartels and corrupt cops.

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Nov 05, 2019

Cyprus detains 2 Syrians over boat filled with 131 migrants
Cyprus police have detained two Syrian men on suspicion of human trafficking following the arrival of a boat loaded with 131 Syrian migrants on the island nation's northeastern coast

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Nov 05, 2019

American among 3 drug prisoners in escape from Thai court
Prison officials in Thailand say an American man was among three prisoners who staged a violent escape from a courthouse in the eastern town of Pattaya

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Nov 05, 2019

72 people died in London's Grenfell fire. A British lawmaker just implied they lacked ‘common sense.'
Rees-Mogg appeared to suggest on Monday that the victims should have ignored the instructions of the London Fire Brigade to stay inside their homes.

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Nov 05, 2019

Buffeted by trade war and Hong Kong protests, China's Xi Jinping seeks to project stability
The Chinese leader backed Carrie Lam's crackdown on protests roiling the financial hub, amid reports she would be replaced, but offered no political solution to ease the unrest.

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Nov 05, 2019

‘Dogs' vs. ‘cockroaches': On Hong Kong streets, insults take a dangerous turn
As public trust in the police force collapses, officers and protesters resort to the dehumanizing language that has been used elsewhere to incite mass slaughter.

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

Chile protests resume, demonstrations crimp economic growth
Thousands of Chileans have taken to the streets again to demand improved social services even as the government says that weeks of massive protests are hurting the economy of one of Latin America's wealthiest nations

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

New speaker of Britain's House of Commons promises more civility, less shouting
Lindsay Hoyle, a long-serving Labour lawmaker, poses a sharp contrast to predecessor John Bercow, known for his flair for theatrics and his caustic castigations.

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

World Digest: Nov. 4, 2019
At least 5 protesters killed in Baghdad; Israel agrees to free 2 Jordanians held without charges

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

This dog took a DNA test. Turns out he's 100 percent endangered dingo.
The animal was discovered in a garden in rural Australia.

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

Earthquake shakes Chile's capital, causes buildings to sway
Earthquake shakes Chile's capital of Santiago, causes office buildings to sway.

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Nov 04, 2019

China loves Maine lobster, but Trump's trade war means Canada is filling the demand
Beijing's tariffs have gutted exports of the Maine delicacy and position Canada to fill demands, perhaps permanently.

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Nov 04, 2019

A boat got stranded in the rapids above Niagara Falls in 1918. Last week, it finally broke free.
The Iron Scow is part of the Niagara Falls experience.

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Nov 04, 2019

Lindsay Hoyle elected as new speaker of the British House of Commons
The long-serving Labour lawmaker poses a sharp contrast to predecessor John Bercow, known for his flair for theatrics and his caustic castigations.

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

The Dionne quintuplets: The exploitation of five girls raised in a ‘baby zoo'
They were the first quintuplets in history to survive infancy. But a new book details just how miserable their lives were.

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Nov 04, 2019

Iraq and Lebanon's protesters may achieve what Trump's ‘maximum pressure' could not
Local uprisings against the political establishments are challenging Iran's influence in the region more than U.S. sanctions have.

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Nov 04, 2019

India's losing battle against pollution: Delhi air quality reaches toxic levels, again
The Indian capital just recorded its worst overall air quality in three years.

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Nov 04, 2019

Iran displays new anti-U.S. murals on the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Embassy seizure
One mural appeared to reference the June shoot-down of a U.S. drone.

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Nov 04, 2019

Helicopter with Bolivian leader safely makes forced landing
Bolivia's Air Force says a helicopter carrying President Evo Morales has had to make an emergency landing due to a mechanical problem

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

Thousands march in Chile as gov't says protests hit growth
Thousands of Chileans are marching again in the streets of the capital demanding improved social services even as the government says that massive protests are diminishing growth expectations in one of the wealthiest countries in Latin America

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

Trump administration has notified UN that it has started process of withdrawing US from Paris climate agreement
Trump administration has notified UN that it has started process of withdrawing US from Paris climate agreement

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Nov 04, 2019

USAID helped set up microfinance in Guatemala. Now it's funding illegal migration.
USAID and others helped establish Guatemala's largest microfinance organization and supported local banks. Now migrants are borrowing money to pay coyotes.

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

Turkey says it captured slain IS leader's sister in Syria
A senior Turkish official says Turkey has captured the older sister of the slain leader of the Islamic State group in northwestern Syria, calling the arrest an intelligence "gold mine."

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

Turkey says it has captured the older sister of slain IS leader in Syria, calling it an intelligence "gold mine"
Turkey says it has captured the older sister of slain IS leader in Syria, calling it an intelligence "gold mine"

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

World Digest: Nov. 2, 2019
ISIS claims attack that leaves 54 dead in Mali; Turkey will send Islamic State prisoners to home countries

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Nov 04, 2019

World Digest: Nov. 3, 2019
Saudi Arabia kicks off IPO of oil giant Aramco; Hong Kong politician, others injured in knife attack

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

Trump administration sanctions top aides to Iranian leader Khamenei
A senior administration official said the Iranian regime has not changed its behavior in the past 40 years, and called on it to renounce hostage-taking and release all foreigners unjustly imprisoned in Iran.

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

As loggers destroy the Amazon, this ‘guardian' stood in their way. Now he's been killed.
Together with his fellow "guardians," Paulo Paulino Guajajara protected his province's last bit of forest.

Washington Post World News
Nov 04, 2019

China's Communist Party tries to create a new hero for the masses
China's leaders, seeking to bolster their legitimacy, are lionizing a woman who was killed while trying to take care of poor villagers.

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