Farmers burn an effigy with pictures of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (top) and Uttar Pradesh state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during a demonstration on the outskirts of Amritsar in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on Oct. 5, 2021.

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Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid speaks to the media at the international airport in Kabul on Aug. 31.

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China’s rise, the post-Trump world, and the fall of Kabul were of particular interest to FP readers.


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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Democratic Republic of the Congo President Félix Tshisekedi, and U.S. President Joe Biden stand before speaking at the United Nations climate summit.

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A crowd cheers members of the Lebanese Civil Defense during a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the Beirut port explosion on Aug. 11, 2020.

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Compounding economic and political crises have made for a pyrrhic recovery from the brink. Here’s why.

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