After Lebanon’s Collapse, Can an Election Fix the Country?

After Lebanon’s Collapse, Can an Election Fix the Country?

BEIRUT, Lebanon — After years abroad working as a school administrator, Anahid Jobanian returned to Lebanon to live off her savings for a simple retirement. But that plan fell apart as the country collapsed. Lebanon’s banks imploded, wiping out her savings. Prices for nearly everything soared, leaving her struggling to …

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Malaysian foreign minister meets Myanmar opposition figure

Maltese vote in general election with some firsts for nation

BANGKOK (AP) — The foreign minister of Myanmar’s shadow government, which opposes the military council that runs the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation, on Sunday described as “productive” a meeting she had with Malaysian Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah. The Saturday meeting in Washington was the first publicly acknowledged occasion when a …

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Mass Shooting in Buffalo – The New York Times

Mass Shooting in Buffalo - The New York Times

Follow our live coverage of the mass shooting in Buffalo. A gunman embracing a white supremacist ideology opened fire yesterday afternoon at a supermarket in a predominantly Black neighborhood of Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three more. The mass shooting was the deadliest in the United States this year …

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McConnell, GOP senators to visit Helsinki amid NATO talks

McConnell, GOP senators to visit Helsinki amid NATO talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and a delegation of GOP senators are due to visit Helsinki on Monday for talks with Finland’s president as the previously neutral Nordic nation bordering Russia seeks NATO membership. McConnell is a staunch supporter of the Western military alliance, and the visit …

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Sweden’s Governing Party Says It Will Vote to Join NATO

Sweden’s Governing Party Says It Will Vote to Join NATO

Sweden’s governing Social Democratic Party announced on Sunday that it would vote in favor of joining NATO, all but guaranteeing that the Nordic nation would end 200 years of neutrality and seek membership in the powerful Western military alliance. “Today the Swedish Social Democratic Party took a historic decision to …

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Briton, German deny smuggling antiquities in Iraq court

Briton, German deny smuggling antiquities in Iraq court

BAGHDAD (AP) — Two tourists — a Briton and a German — accused of smuggling ancient shards out of Iraq appeared in a Baghdad court in yellow detainees’ uniforms Sunday, telling judges they had not acted with criminal intent and had no idea they might have broken local laws. The …

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