5 Top Reads

West German schoolchildren on the way to school peer at East German border guards at a new opening in the Berlin Wall

Our Top Weekend Reads

The world marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Hezbollah is stuck between the establishment and the protesters, and Palestinian Israelis wield newfound political power.

A Russian soldier stands guard during a joint patrol with Turkish forces in the countryside of Darbasiyah, Syria.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Russia’s growing presence in Syria, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigns, and dubious election fraud claims in Malawi.

Chinese candidate to head the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Qu Dongyu makes an address in Rome.

Our Top Weekend Reads

China’s growing influence in the U.N., protests around the world, and a far-right candidate flops in the Canadian election.

Turkish soldiers and Turkish-backed Syrian fighters gather.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Suspected white phosphorus attacks in Syria, sanctions take their toll on Chinese firms, and Britain debates Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal.

Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain on the third day of Turkey's military operation.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Turkey bombs Syrian Kurds, Poland goes to the polls, and the NBA bows to Chinese pressure.

Protesters in Hong Kong display a U.S. flag.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Violent clashes in Hong Kong, the People’s Republic of China’s 70th anniversary, and obstacles to solving Canada’s opioid crisis.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin from the White House on Jan. 28, 2017.

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Impeachment overshadows UNGA, Afghanistan goes to the polls, and Egyptians take to the streets.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Consulate General in New York City on May 17, 2018.

Our Top Weekend Reads

India-Pakistan tensions escalate, the United States accuses Iran of being behind attacks on Saudi Arabia, and the results of Israel’s election remain uncertain.

Ballot boxes lie ready at a voting committee center in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Sept. 11, ahead of the Israeli legislative election set to take place on Sept. 17.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Netanyahu is going after the West Bank ahead of Tuesday’s election, Bolton is out as U.S. national security advisor, and the unraveling of Taliban peace talks.

Election posters cover a mural of former President Robert Mugabe in Harare, Zimbabwe, on July 30, 2018.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Boris Johnson upends British politics, al Qaeda readies itself for the 18th anniversary of 9/11, and Mugabe is gone, but his legacy is still shaping Zimbabwe.

Protesters cover their right eyes as they gather in Hong Kong on Aug. 30.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Arrests in Hong Kong, a proroguing prime minister, and criticism of World Bank funding in Xinjiang.

French police officers talk to passersby at the entrance to the secure zone for the annual G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 23.

Our Top Weekend Reads

The Amazon is ablaze, world leaders convene for the G-7, and Nigeria marks a global health milestone.

ndian paramilitary troopers stand on alert during India's Independence Day in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Aug. 15.

Our Top Weekend Reads

Enforced calm in Kashmir, protests continue in Hong Kong, and Trump goes for Greenland.

Indian security personnel walk on a street in Srinagar on August 9, 2019,

Our Top Weekend Reads

A crisis unfolds in Kashmir, the U.S.-China trade war escalates (again), and the United States grapples with back-to-back mass shootings.

A container ship unloads its cargo from Asia at the Long Beach port in California on Aug. 1.

Our Top Weekend Reads

The U.S.-China trade war reignites, the Fed takes bold action, and a U.S.-Russia nuclear treaty comes to an end.

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