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WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Taliban to Attend Afghanistan Talks in Moscow
The Taliban have accepted a Russian invitation to travel to Moscow to join regional talks on Afghanistan's future that are likely to exclude the U.S., people familiar with the decision said.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Pope Expresses Shame Over Pennsylvania Report on Abuse
Leader of the Catholic Church says crimes against more than 1,000 victims over 70 years weren't handled in a timely manner.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Putin's Unlikely Ally in His Standoff With the West: His Central Banker
Elvira Nabiullina has earned an unusual degree of freedom to clean up Russia's messy banking system and stabilize its economy against volatile markets and looming sanctions. Her skills have won her praise from Vladimir Putin—as well as from abroad.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

China's Museums Rewrite History to Boost Xi
China is celebrating the 40th anniversary of policy overhauls that helped transform it into the world's No. 2 economy. Yet much of the fanfare has focused on President Xi Jinping, playing up his economic credentials and diluting Deng Xiaoping's prominence in party lore.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Pope Expresses 'Shame' Over Pennsylvania Report on Abuse
Leader of the Catholic Church says crimes against more than 1,000 victims over 70 years weren't handled in a ‘timely manner.'

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Sleight at the Museum: China Rewrites History to Boost Xi
China is celebrating the 40th anniversary of policy overhauls that helped transform it into the world's No. 2 economy. Yet much of the fanfare has focused on President Xi Jinping, playing up his economic credentials and diluting Deng Xiaoping's prominence in party lore.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Greece's Bailout Ends, But Austerity and Anger Prevail
Athens and the EU hail the end of the bailout as a historic day when Greece recovers its national freedom, but many Greeks find it hard to believe that this truly is the end of an era.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Families Split by Korean War Reunited
Families separated for decades are being reunited for a short time as Seoul and Pyongyang push ahead with humanitarian engagement, even as nuclear talks stall between the U.S. and North Korea.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Gunshots Fired at U.S. Embassy in Turkey
Gunshots were fired at the U.S. embassy in Ankara, causing no injuries but highlighting rising anti-American sentiment in Turkey as relations sour between the countries.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Families Split by Korean War Get 11 Hours Together
Families separated for decades are being reunited for a short time as Seoul and Pyongyang push ahead with humanitarian engagement, even as nuclear talks stall between the U.S. and North Korea.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Greeks Struggle to Stay Above Water as Bailout Ends
Athens and the EU hail the end of the bailout as a historic day when Greece recovers its national freedom, but many Greeks find it hard to believe that this truly is the end of an era.

WSJ World News
Aug 20, 2018

Divisions on Climate Policy Threaten Australia's Turnbull
Australia's prime minister, facing a rebellion within his conservative ranks, backed away from attempts to mandate emissions-reduction targets in a bid to save his leadership.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

Venezuelan Crisis Escalates as Economic Plans Fuel Tensions
The exodus of Venezuelans gained pace as the government's plans to address the collapsing economy fueled anxiety, while tensions grew in neighboring countries that have strained to absorb refugees.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

U.S. Rebuffs Effort to Tether Bank Fine to Pastor's Release
The Trump administration rejected an effort by Turkey to tie the release of a U.S. pastor to relief for a Turkish bank facing billions of dollars in U.S. fines, telling Ankara other issues are off the table until the minister is freed.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

Kofi Annan Harbored Plans for Reform, But Encountered Backlash
Kofi Annan in 10 years as the United Nations secretary-general, led the world body's efforts to face an era of global terrorism and conflict, but struggled over differences with leading powers as he sought to remake and modernize the organization.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

Colombia Tests Drones to Kill Plants Used for Cocaine
Colombia's police are testing whether drones carrying defoliants can kill the leaf used to make cocaine and win the support of Trump administration officials concerned about the country's capacity to supply drugs to the U.S.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

Afghan President Offers Taliban Conditional Three-Month Cease-Fire
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday proposed a conditional three-month cease-fire in the government's U.S.-backed war against the Taliban.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

As Euro Crisis Ends, Italy Stokes Fear of a Revival
The end of Greece's marathon bailout would mark the closure of the eurozone crisis but events in Italy are fueling fears that all is not well with the euro after all.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

Israel Closes Pedestrian Crossing With Gaza
Israel closed its only pedestrian crossing with the Gaza Strip in response to violent protests at the border fence, a move that comes amid a fragile truce and talks for a long-term cease-fire.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

Canada's Auto Capital Caught in Crossfire of Trade Dispute
In Windsor, Ontario, angst is rising that the border town's ties to the U.S. auto industry, already strained by steel tariffs, could soon be ruptured by President Trump's threatened tariffs on Canadian-made cars.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

Worst Floods in a Century Wash Over Southern India, Displacing 800,000
Some 800,000 people have been displaced and more than 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century to hit southern India's Kerala state, as authorities rushed to bring drinking water to the most affected areas, officials said Sunday.

WSJ World News
Aug 19, 2018

Venezuela Devalues Currency and Hikes Wages, Stoking Stability Fears
Businesses closed, banks struggled with transactions and people scrambled to find fuel Saturday, signs of panicked and skeptical reactions to Venezuela's measures aimed at stabilizing a faltering economy.

WSJ World News
Aug 18, 2018

U.S. Opposition to Pipeline Hangs Over Putin-Merkel Talks
When President Vladimir Putin meets with Chancellor Angela Merkel to try to safeguard a controversial Russian-German gas pipeline, the U.S. won't be present but could have a big say in the outcome.

WSJ World News
Aug 18, 2018

Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary-General, Dies at 80
Kofi Annan, one of the world's most celebrated diplomats and a charismatic symbol of the United Nations who rose through its ranks to become the first black African secretary-general, has died at age 80.

WSJ World News
Aug 18, 2018

U.S. Opposition to Pipeline Hangs Over Putin-Merkel Meeting
When President Vladimir Putin meets with Chancellor Angela Merkel to try to safeguard a controversial Russian-German gas pipeline, the U.S. won't be present but could have a big say in the outcome.

WSJ World News
Aug 18, 2018

Imran Khan Sworn In as Pakistan's Prime Minister
Imran Khan, a former cricket star who later spent two decades as a political outsider, was sworn in as Pakistan's prime minister.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

China's Uighur Camps Swell as Beijing Widens the Dragnet
China has sharply expanded an internment program that initially targeted ethnic Uighur extremists but is now confining vast numbers of the largely Muslim minority group, including the secular, old and infirm, in camps across the country's northwest.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Mexico's President-Elect Says the People Should Decide on New Airport
Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he would let voters decide whether to continue construction of Mexico City's new airport, throwing into doubt the country's biggest public-works project and billions in investment and debt.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

How Erdogan's Push for Endless Growth Brought Turkey to the Brink
The president set policy that let his nation gorge on foreign loans, granting his wish of a brawny economic expansion. Now it is paying the price. The economic turmoil shows how hard it is for countries to emulate China's model of authoritarian capitalism.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

U.S., China Draw Up Plan to Settle Trade Dispute by November
Chinese and U.S. negotiators are drawing up a road map for talks to end their trade impasse ahead of meetings between President Trump and Xi Jinping in November.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

U.S. and China Plot Road Map to Resolve Their Trade Dispute
Chinese and U.S. negotiators are drawing up a road map for talks to end their trade impasse culminating with meetings between President Trump and Xi Jinping in November.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

How Ergodan's Push for Endless Growth Brought Turkey to the Brink
The president set policy that let his nation gorge on foreign loans, granting his wish of a brawny economic expansion. Now it is paying the price. The economic turmoil shows how hard it is for countries to emulate China's model of authoritarian capitalism.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Trump Signals Further Consequences for Turkey
President Trump signaled that Turkey could face additional consequences for holding an American pastor amid an intensifying dispute between Ankara and Washington.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Germany, Greece Reach Deal to Return Migrants
Berlin and Athens have agreed to allow Germany to turn back undocumented migrants at its border and return them to Greece if they have already applied for asylum there.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

U.S. Targets Myanmar Military Over Killings, Human-Rights Abuses
The U.S. announced sanctions on two Myanmar military units and four border guard and police commanders for their alleged roles in ethnic cleansing of religious minority groups, including Rohingya Muslims.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Syria's Last Rebel Stronghold Girds for Regime Assault
Syria's last opposition stronghold is bracing for a regime military offensive, after airstrikes and shelling killed dozens there in recent days and the United Nations warned of a possible humanitarian disaster.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Weakening Malaysian Growth Spills Into Mahathir's Term
Malaysia's weakening economic expansion has spilled into Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's new term, with quarterly growth at its lowest level since 2016.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Trade Fears Throw Future of U.S. Natural Gas Into Question
As trade disputes continue, the promising U.S.-China energy relationship is compromised.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Laser Beam Attacks Bedevil U.S. Military Pilots in Mideast
Hostile forces in the Middle East are targeting American pilots with laser pointers at a growing rate, imperiling aircrews and reflecting a problem more widespread and longstanding than the Pentagon has previously acknowledged.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Prisoner Recounts Secret Meeting With Islamic State Leader Baghdadi
Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was gaunt, ailing and angry when he met aides at a secret ISIS conclave last year, one attendee recounts from prison, offering a rare glimpse into the inner-circle tensions as the caliphate crumbled.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

U.S. Signals It Could Sanction China Over Iran Oil Imports
The new U.S. special representative for Iran said the Trump administration is prepared to impose sanctions on all countries that buy oil from Iran after a deadline in November, including China, the top importer of Iranian crude.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia to Contribute $100 Million to U.S.-Backed Efforts in Syria
Saudi Arabia has agreed to contribute $100 million in aid to U.S.-backed coalition efforts in Syria, the State Department said.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

1MDB Fugitive Jho Low Harbored by China, Malaysia Says
Malaysian officials believe China has been harboring one of the world's most-wanted financial fugitives, the financier the U.S. Justice Department alleges is at the center of the $4.5 billion theft from a Malaysian development fund.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Italy, EU Spar Over Bridge Collapse in Genoa
Finger pointing over the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy intensified Thursday as Italian and European authorities sought to assign blame for the disaster, which cost at least 38 lives.

WSJ World News
Aug 17, 2018

Malaysian Judge Refuses to Acquit Kim Jong Nam's Accused Killers
Two women accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will need to enter a defense in their murder trial, a Malaysian judge ordered.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Vatican Expresses Sorrow Over Report on Sex Abuse by Priests
A Vatican spokesman expressed "shame and sorrow" about the allegations of abuse by more than 300 Catholic clergymen in Pennsylvania over 70 years that were detailed in a grand jury report released Tuesday.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Malaysia Accuses China of Harboring 1MDB Fugitive Jho Low
Malaysian officials believe China has been harboring one of the world's most-wanted financial fugitives, the financier the U.S. Justice Department alleges is at the center of the $4.5 billion theft from a Malaysian development fund.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

U.S. Issues New Warning to Turkey Over Imprisoned Pastor
The Trump administration warned Thursday that it is prepared to impose more penalties on Turkey if it doesn't release an American pastor facing 35 years in prison on disputed espionage charges.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Italy, EU Spar Over Bridge Collapse
Finger pointing over the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy intensified Thursday as Italian and European authorities sought to assign blame for the disaster, which cost at least 38 lives.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Trump Says He Is in 'No Rush' to Renegotiate Nafta
President Trump said that negotiations have stalled over his attempt to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement and that he is no longer in a hurry to overhaul the pact.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Gaza Schools Run by U.N. Agency Face Closure Over Funding Shortfall
U.N.-run schools that educate hundreds of thousands of Palestinian children may not be able to operate for the full school year, officials said, pointing to a funding shortfall as the U.S. freezes tens of millions of dollars and presses changes to the agency's mandate.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

As Lira Rebounds, Investors Find Other Ways to Bet Against Turkey
Turkey's attempts to stabilize its embattled financial markets have borne some fruit this week, sparking a relief rally in the lira, but investors are still looking for ways to hedge against any new shocks.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

China Dismisses Vice Governor, Others Over Defective Vaccines
China's leadership stepped up efforts to assuage public anger over a vaccine scandal, dismissing a provincial vice governor and ordering an investigation into a former senior drug regulator.

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Aug 16, 2018

Mali's President Wins Re-Election in Vote Marred by Violence
Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta has won re-election with an overwhelming majority, in a runoff vote overshadowed by militant violence and accusations of fraud by the opposition.

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Aug 16, 2018

Gunmen Attack Afghanistan Intelligence Facility
Gunmen attacked the Afghan intelligence service's training facility in central Kabul on Thursday, a day after a suicide bomber struck a classroom full of students in the city.

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Aug 16, 2018

Pakistan's New Leader to Inherit a Nation at Crossroads
Imran Khan won Pakistan's election on a pledge to create millions of new jobs and rejuvenate the country's ailing services. First, he will need to prevent an economic crisis.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia Vows Tighter Budget to Ward Off Turkish Contagion
Indonesian leaders vowed to rein in spending, part of a battery of measures to help build a firewall between the world's fourth most-populous country and financial contagion spreading to emerging markets from Turkey.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Judge: No Acquittal for Women Accused of Killing Kim Jong Nam
Two women accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will need to enter a defense in their murder trial, a Malaysian judge ordered.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Brazilians Denounce Their Leader, But Economists Offer Praise
President Michel Temer, who will step down after October elections, reversed a recession and tamed inflation but failed to overhaul a troubled pension system.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

Brazilians Denounce Their Leader, But Economists Offer Praise
President Michel Temer, who will step down after October elections, reversed a recession and tamed inflation but failed to overhaul a troubled pension system.

WSJ World News
Aug 16, 2018

U.S., China to Resume Trade Talks as Tariffs Bite
Washington and Beijing reached a modest breakthrough in their standoff over trade, saying they will hold lower-level talks later this month on the spiraling dispute.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Spate of Deadly Violence Darkens Peace Prospects in Afghanistan
A blast that killed scores of students capped an extraordinary week of violence in Afghanistan, dimming what the U.S. and Afghan governments had considered real prospects for a cease-fire and peace talks with the Taliban.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

U.S. Blacklists Russian, Chinese Firms It Says Aided North Korean Shipments
The U.S. put Russia and China on notice that it is unhappy with their enforcement of sanctions on North Korea by taking action against companies in those countries it said aided North Korea's shipping industry.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Chinese Begin to Vent Discontent With Xi, Policies
Signs of unease with President Xi Jinping's leadership have emerged amid public rancor over China's trade tensions with the U.S., a sluggish economy and public-health and financial scandals.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Turkey's Economic Red Flags Stand Out Among Emerging Markets
Few other countries are troubled by as broad a constellation of economic problems as Turkey. And that may reduce the risk of contagion.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Another Step in the Push to Weaponize Global Finance
U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Police Seek Motive Behind Suspected Attack on U.K. Parliament
U.K. police said they are still trying to establish why a 29-year-old British national rammed a car into barriers at the Houses of Parliament in an alleged attack reminiscent of a lethal terrorist assault last year.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

The 'King of Fruits' Smells Like Gym Socks---and Fans Fear There Won't Be Enough
As China gobbles up more durians, Southeast Asia is in a frenzy over rising prices and potential shortages of the pungent food.

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Aug 15, 2018

Another Step in the Weaponization of Global Finance
U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Trump Turns Trade War to Financial War
U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Immigrants, With Their Split Identities, Trigger Soul-Searching in Germany
A debate about new immigration legislation is heightening political tensions in Germany, challenging complex, decades-old attitudes regarding nationality and ethnicity—and raising questions about Germans' willingness and capacity to integrate foreigners and their descendants.

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Aug 15, 2018

Israel Reopens Gaza's Only Commercial Crossing Amid Fragile Calm
Israel reopened Gaza's only commercial crossing, removing severe restrictions put in place last month as talks progress over a long-term cease-fire deal between the two sides.

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Aug 15, 2018

Saudi Arabia Goes High-Tech in Approach to Investing
Crown Prince Mohammed and his sovereign-wealth fund, in talks to take a stake in Tesla, have become a pivotal global investor. But some Saudis worry impulsive bets on future technologies could jeopardize the wealth of future generations.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

On Turkey, Trump Turns Trade War to Financial War
U.S. tariffs intensify pressure on the Turkish lira, raising the prospect of an open-ended cycle of protectionism and devaluation, Greg Ip writes.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Chinese-Funded Port Gives Myanmar a Sinking Feeling
National leaders are reluctant to rely too deeply on Beijing and Chinese lending, fearing the project could saddle the country with too much debt.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Top Chinese Monk, Accused of Sexually Harassing Nuns, Quits Post
Venerable Shi Xuecheng, who posted a denial of wrongdoing on social media, is among the most prominent public figures to have faced career repercussions during a nascent #MeToo movement in China.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Locked Out: New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Existing Homes
New Zealand has lured Asian billionaires, Hollywood filmmakers, and tech entrepreneurs with a liberal immigration policy and light regulation of foreign property purchases. Now, as it tries to cool one of the world's hottest housing markets, the country is banning foreigners from buying existing homes.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Existing Homes
New Zealand has lured Asian billionaires, Hollywood filmmakers, and tech entrepreneurs with a liberal immigration policy and light regulation of foreign property purchases. Now, as it tries to cool one of the world's hottest housing markets, the country is banning foreigners from buying existing homes.

WSJ World News
Aug 15, 2018

Japanese Emperor Emphasizes Peace at His Last War-Memorial Address
Emperor Akihito, who is set to abdicate next year, delivered his final speech at Japan's annual ceremony to commemorate war dead and stressed the peace that the nation has enjoyed since its defeat in World War II.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

German Economy Accelerates in Second Quarter
Germany's economic growth accelerated in the second quarter driven by solid domestic demand, but economists said global trade tensions and a currency crisis in Turkey are clouding the outlook for businesses.

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Aug 14, 2018

Turkey Shifts Closer to Russia
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey stepped up his attacks on the U.S. on Tuesday, calling for a boycott of Apple Inc.'s iPhones and other U.S. electronic goods, while his foreign minister joined his Russian counterpart in criticizing Western sanctions.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

Venezuela Says It Has Arrested 14 in Alleged Assassination Plot
Venezuela's top prosecutor said 14 people, including two senior military officers, have been arrested in connection with an alleged assassination attempt against President Nicolás Maduro.

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Aug 14, 2018

Afghan City Gauges Toll After Taliban Siege
Residents of a strategic Afghan city began emerging hesitantly from their hiding places on Tuesday to assess the human and physical cost from four days of fierce fighting between Taliban insurgents and government forces.

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Aug 14, 2018

Ebola Outbreak Spreads to Conflict Zone in Congo
A deadly outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has spread outside the province of North Kivu, entering for the first time an active conflict zone and raising the threat of a wider outbreak.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

China's Growth Engine Sputters as It Battles U.S. Over Trade
As China girds for an escalating trade fight with the U.S., it is facing increasing trouble on the home front from a slowing economy.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

Sinking Turkish Lira, Indian Rupee Fuel Fears of Contagion
Sharp declines in the Turkish lira, Indian rupee and other currencies have raised the prospect of a self-reinforcing flight from riskier emerging markets.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

A Comic Raises a Serious Question: Is Japan Ready to Use Military Force?
A series of cartoon novels has sold more than three million copies by presenting a plausible tale of Japan's military future: a confrontation with China that forces Tokyo to depart from its strictly defensive military posture.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

Turkey's Banks Bear Weight of Currency Crisis
Turkey's banking system is chock full of foreign currency debt to companies. Borrowers who took out loans in U.S. dollars and euros will see the value of their payment obligations skyrocket in lira terms. A slowing economy will also intensify the pain.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

'One Crop in Seven Years': Drought Plagues Australia's Farmers
A severe drought has gripped an area of Australia more than twice the size of Texas, turning normally fertile crop areas into dust bowls, draining water reserves and leaving wine-producing regions parched.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

Does The Buck Still Stop With Xi Jinping?
Xi Jinping, China's nationalist president, may be the strongest leader since Mao. The disadvantages of too much economic power in the hands of one man are now making themselves clear.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

Car Crashes Outside U.K. Parliament in Suspected Terror Attack
A car crashed into barriers outside the U.K. Houses of Parliament in a suspected terrorist attack, injuring at least two people, just yards away from the site of an attack last year.

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Aug 14, 2018

Car Crashes Into Barriers Outside U.K. Parliament
A car crashed into barriers outside the U.K. Houses of Parliament injuring pedestrians, police said, just yards away from the site of a terrorist attack in Westminster last year.

WSJ World News
Aug 14, 2018

Former South Korean Political Star Acquitted of Sexual Assault
Ahn Hee-jung, who was once viewed as a South Korean presidential contender, was acquitted of sexually assaulting an aide, in a closely watched case seen as a test of the country's resolve in prosecuting alleged sex crimes.

WSJ World News
Aug 13, 2018

China Denies It's Detaining Up to a Million Muslims in Camps
China disputes allegations that it is holding as many as one million Muslim ethnic minorities in internment camps—instead calling them vocational schools—in rare comments before a U.N. panel.

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Aug 13, 2018

Turkish Lira Falls Further as Erdogan Fails to Assuage Investors' Concerns
Turkey's currency dropped again, rattling other vulnerable emerging markets, as a defiant speech from President Erdogan and policy moves from the nation's central bank failed to assuage investors' concerns.

WSJ World News
Aug 13, 2018

Afghan Government Struggles to Oust Taliban From Key City
Afghanistan's defense chief said Monday the country's U.S.-backed security forces were struggling to counter a Taliban offensive on a strategic eastern city, a departure after days of rosy assessments about progress in dislodging the insurgents.

WSJ World News
Aug 13, 2018

Turkish Lira Plunges Further as Erdogan Fails to Assuage Investors' Concerns
Turkey's currency plunged again, rattling other vulnerable emerging markets, as a defiant speech from President Erdogan and policy moves from the nation's central bank failed to assuage investors' concerns.

WSJ World News
Aug 13, 2018

Larger Tesla Stake Could Aid Saudi Diversification Plan
A potential increase in Saudi Arabia's Tesla stake could help the kingdom's ambitions to build a base for electric-car production and diversify away from oil.

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Aug 13, 2018

Saudis See Tesla Fitting Diversification Plan
Saudi Arabia's desire to take a big stake in Tesla reflects its ambitious plan to build a base in the kingdom for electric-car production and diversify away from oil.

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Aug 13, 2018

China Denies It's Detaining Up to One Million Muslims in Camps
China disputes allegations that it is holding as many as one million Muslim ethnic minorities in internment camps, instead calling the camps vocational schools in rare comments before a United Nations panel in Geneva.

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