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A craftsman works at a workshop in Tehran

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Democrats pushing back on sanctions, the use of colonial-era quarantine laws, and blaming China for the coronavirus.

The al-Nour refugee camp in Arsal, Lebanon, on June 10, 2019.

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The limits of social distancing, the Middle East’s lackluster coronavirus response, and the dark underbelly of whistleblowing.

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a news conference about the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic in Washington on March 13.

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Trump’s credibility is collapsing, government officials are hiding information about the coronavirus, and Putin is set to become Russia’s president for life.

Italian Col. Lorenzo Cucciniello

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Stories on the European role in Iraq, Islamophobic pogroms in India, and possible Iranian threats to U.S. interests in Latin America.

Bernie Sanders speaks during a rally.

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Bernie Sanders’s stance on Israeli settlements, Emmanuel Macron’s fight against Islamism, and elections in Slovakia.

Workers set up beds at an exhibition center that was converted into a hospital in Wuhan, China.

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China’s response to the coronavirus, the EU pushing refugees into Rwanda, and fears of another civil war in Afghanistan.

Sections of the U.S.-Mexico border wall

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Funding for Trump’s border wall, populism in Ireland, and a repurposed Middle East peace plan.

A resident rides a motorbike across an empty track.

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The long-term consequences of the coronavirus, a significant election takes place in Ireland, and a look at Greece’s new foreign-policy crisis.

A passenger receives a temperature check before taking a flight bound for Wuhan, China, at Haneda airport on Jan. 31, 2020, in Tokyo, Japan.

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Wuhan virus continues to spread, Trump's Middle East peace plan is unveiled, and calls for Scottish independence grow.

A police officer checks the temperature of a driver at a highway in Wuhan, China, on Jan. 24, 2020.

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Wuhan faces quarantine as coronavirus spreads, Imran Khan discusses China, and Trump picks up Ukraine conspiracy theory.

Activists rally for climate action at Sydney Town Hall

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Australia’s climate denialist media, a pro-independence mandate in Taiwan, and power-sharing returns to Northern Ireland.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in response to the Iranian strike on U.S. military personnel.

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David Petraeus says Suleimani killing reestablishes U.S. deterrence, Irish unification back on the agenda after Brexit, and drama among the British royal family.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the White House.

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Trump impeached, Turkey’s refugee resettlement plan, and López Obrador’s poor record combating drug cartels.

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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Reaction to elections in the United Kingdom, international leaders won't back Trump over impeachment, and forced labor in use in Xinjiang.

Supporters of China's Muslim Uighur minority and Turkish nationalists wave the flag of East Turkestan during an anti-China protest.

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The international community responds to the detention of Uighurs in Xinjiang, Pope Francis's visit to indigenous communities angers right-wing Bolivians, and Russian mercenaries are on the ground in Libya.

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