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Nigeria says soldiers who killed marchers were provoked, but video shows otherwise

A close review of video from the largest and most deadly of the protests, as well as interviews with witnesses, clearly shows the military opening fire on unarmed demonstrators.

Saudi Arabia denounces US Senate’s response to Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia lashed out Monday at the US Senate for holding its crown prince personally responsible for the murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, warning against interference in what it called the kingdom’s internal affairs.

Mexico’s strategy for dealing with Trump: Warn him about China

Don’t anger him. Don’t cave in to him. Try to get him to join an ambitious investment plan to stem migration by creating jobs in Central America. And if he is not convinced, remind him about China.

Some see the answer in a second Brexit referendum

Just a few months ago, the idea of a “people’s vote,” or second referendum, on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union was regarded by most commentators as fanciful. Now, an increasing number see it as the way out of Britain’s Brexit nightmare.

US military says 62 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia killed in two days of air strikes

The US military announced Monday that it carried out six airstrikes over the weekend against the extremist group al-Shabab in a coastal region south of Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, killing 62 fighters.

Taliban appear ready to discuss peace talks, except with Afghan officials

Representatives from the Taliban, the United States, and several Asian countries gathered Monday for what officials cautiously described as important meetings that could lead to formal talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan.

Opinion & Ideas


//[1].jpg A bicycle safety measure that should be law

One of the most crucial fixes for bicycle safety is a device for trucks that should be mandatory.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


// A rampant prescription, a hidden peril

Federal data obtained by the Globe show many nursing homes make heavy use of antipsychotic drugs to pacify residents.

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