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India’s population skews young, which may sway its elections

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:44 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Young people have the power to swing elections in India, where nearly two-thirds of the population is younger than 35 and teens eligible to vote for …

China downplays political impact of global development push

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:21 AM ET World The Washington Post  

China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the Belt and Road initiative, saying that it aims to boost …

Warsaw synagogue ‘reappears’ on anniversary of ghetto revolt

Apr 19, 2019 • 1:16 AM ET World The Washington Post  

The Great Synagogue of Warsaw, which was destroyed by the German forces during World War II, was recreated virtually with light as part of anniversary …

Russia wanted chaos from Trump. They got it.

Apr 19, 2019 • 12:59 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Just not in the way they …

'Just bricks and mortar': Massive Notre Dame Cathedral donations draw high-profile backlash

Apr 19, 2019 • 12:03 AM ET World USA TODAY  

A common position among critics: The mega-donations prove social problems could be quickly addressed if the wealthy were motivated to do so.         …

Paramedics: Dad saved toddler from dingo attack in Australia

Apr 19, 2019 • 12:02 AM ET World The Washington Post  

Rescue personnel say a father fought off several dingoes to save his 14-month-old son from one that was dragging the boy from the family’s campervan …

Departing French ambassador reflects on a turbulent time in Washington

Apr 19, 2019 • 12:01 AM ET World The Washington Post  

During his tenure, Gérard Araud became known as the diplomatic dean of social …

Toyota, SoftBank fund, Denso invest $1 billion in Uber

Apr 18, 2019 • 10:57 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Japan’s top automaker Toyota, auto parts maker Denso and internet company SoftBank’s investment fund are investing $1 billion in car-sharing Uber’s …

Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

Apr 18, 2019 • 10:43 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Global stock indexes are mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets are …

Thailand says US man’s seasteading home violates sovereignty

Apr 18, 2019 • 10:20 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Thai authorities have raided a floating home in the Andaman Sea belonging to an American man and his Thai partner who sought to be pioneers in the …

President Trump to visit Japan in late May, meet new emperor

Apr 18, 2019 • 10:18 PM ET World The Washington Post  

President Donald Trump will make a state visit to Japan at the end of May to meet the newly enthroned …

President Trump to visit Japan in late May, meet new emperor

Apr 18, 2019 • 10:16 PM ET World The Washington Times  

TOKYO (AP) - President Donald Trump and his wife Melania will make a state visit to Japan at the end of May to meet the newly enthroned emperor. …

Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students

Apr 18, 2019 • 9:42 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who …

Veterans Affairs site suicides prompt new concern

Apr 18, 2019 • 9:25 PM ET World The Washington Times  

Over the span of five days last week, three U.S. military veterans committed suicide on Veterans Affairs properties in Texas and Georgia, sparking …

Barr under fire for news conference that was a boon for Trump, and often featured one of his preferred terms

Apr 18, 2019 • 7:56 PM ET World The Washington Post  

The attorney general said five times that the special counsel had found no “collusion” — embracing a word that the president has used …

Trump to help Iraq Christians punish Islamic State

Apr 18, 2019 • 7:51 PM ET World The Washington Times  

ANKAWA, Iraq — The Islamic State's "caliphate" in the heart of the Middle East may be no more, but some Iraqi Christians, with an assist from the …

Suicide of former president brings criticism of Peru’s pretrial detentions

Apr 18, 2019 • 6:31 PM ET World The Washington Post  

Critics say ‘excessive’ practice threatens legitimacy of important anti-corruption …

From a charred hulk, a new birth of freedom

Apr 18, 2019 • 5:59 PM ET World The Washington Times  

Sometimes individual events occur that bring larger trends into stark perspective. The burning of Notre Dame Cathedral this week was one of those …

Patrick Shanahan dangles F-35 fighters to Turkey in bid to end Russia S-400 missile deal

Apr 18, 2019 • 5:18 PM ET World The Washington Times  

Washington and Ankara are inching closer to holding senior-level, bilateral talks over Turkey's plans to buy the Russian-made S-400 missile system -- …

ISIS claims central Africa province

Apr 18, 2019 • 4:47 PM ET World The Washington Times  

DAKAR, Senegal — A group that monitors jihadist websites says the Islamic State extremist group is claiming to have established a province in central …