Morning Brief, Monday, July 16
Asia Digital Globe/Getty Images North Korea has indeed shut down its nuclear reactor, according to U.N. inspectors. Can U.S. cash win hearts and minds in the rural wilds of Pakistan, where a 10-month truce between Taliban-allied tribes and the government has fallen apart? Bangladesh’s former prime minister, Hasina Wazed, was arrested on corruption charges. Middle ...
North Korea has indeed shut down its nuclear reactor, according to U.N. inspectors.
Bangladesh’s former prime minister, Hasina Wazed, was arrested on corruption charges.
Working with former Sunni insurgents is a tricky business for the U.S. military.
At least 80 people died in Kirkuk, Iraq, after bombs struck a crowded market and a busy street.
Debt for nurses: Details are emerging about a possible deal between Eastern European countries and Libya over the fate of five Bulgarian nurses accused of deliberately infecting Libyan children with HIV.
Russia will no longer honor the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty, a key Cold War arms control pact.
The AK-47 turns 60.
Two former suspects in the failed London and Glasgow bombings were released without charges.
A minor explosion struck the British Embassy in Chile.
Andrew Revkin of the New York Times looks at the hype surrounding solar energy.
A television station opposed to Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez resumed broadcasting Monday, but only on cable and satellite.
- French President Nicolas Sarkozy meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Toulouse to discuss Europe’s aerospace program, EADS.
- U.S. President George W. Bush hosts Polish President Lech Kaczynski in Washington.
- The U.N.-backed court in Sierra Leone sentences three militia leaders who were recently convicted of war crimes.
Blake Hounshell is a former managing editor of Foreign Policy.
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