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Pakistan welcomes Saudi crown prince with hoopla and high security

In the West, Mohammed bin Salman has lost much of the luster he gained after becoming heir to the throne in 2017.

The English-speaking voice of the Islamic State emerges

For years, an anonymous narrator extolled the Islamic State’s brutality in videos seen around the world. “I don’t regret it,” a Canadian captured in Syria now says.

Russian flag flies on cathedral in English town where ex-spy was poisoned

Two weeks before the anniversary of a nerve-agent attack against a former Russian spy in Salisbury, England, someone unfurled a large Russian flag on the city’s cathedral overnight.

Polish PM cancels Israel visit amid new Holocaust tensions

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki canceled his plans to attend a meeting of central European leaders in Israel starting Monday amid new tensions over how Polish behavior during the Holocaust is remembered and characterized.

About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free some 40 gold miners who have been trapped for a week, a spokesman for Liberia’s disaster management agency said Sunday.

Teenager who joined the Islamic State and wants to return to UK gives birth in Syria

The woman, Shamima Begum, had recently fled the last remaining village held by the terrorist group in Syria.

Opinion & Ideas

Editorial

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner092618METRO27bikestarts92[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

SPECIAL REPORT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/HealthScience/Advance/Images/29nursing--90x90.jpg 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.

Globe Investigations

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.