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South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29.

The World This Weekend

Japan and South Korea continue a historic dispute while Turkey exits the F-35 program amid tensions with the United States.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks to the media following talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on June 18 in Berlin.

What to Watch in Ukraine’s Elections

Plus: The U.S. downs a drone in the Persian Gulf, more Brexit drama in the British Parliament, and the other stories we’re following today.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pictured with Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Marcelo Ebrard in Mexico City on July 13, 2018.

Pompeo Heads to Latin America

Plus: A tight vote expected in Britain’s House of Commons, ethnonationalists declare a new region in Ethiopia, and the other stories we’re following today.

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Ursula von der Leyen speaks at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on July 16.

Ursula von der Leyen’s Big Promises for Europe

A transcript of the nominee’s remarks at the European Parliament plenary session.

A Muslim woman passes a shop October 10, 2001 in Berlin's heavily-Muslim Neukoelln district.

Women With Headscarves Need Not Apply in Germany

Germans welcomed an unprecedented number of Middle Easterners into their country—but not always into their workplaces.

US Under Secretary of Defence Michelle Flournoy looks on during a meeting with her Chinese counterpart Ma Xiaotian at the Bayi Building in Beijing on Dec. 7, 2011.

Tear Down the Foreign-Policy Glass Ceiling!

Democratic presidential candidates—and a new group of wonks—are committed to fixing rampant gender inequalities in the national security workplace.

Shadows of migrants at a shelter in Mexicali, Mexico, en route to the United States on Nov. 15, 2018.

Trump’s Human Trafficking Record Is Fake News

The U.S. government has just released a highly anticipated human rights report that whitewashes the effects of its own policies.

Boris Johnson, Jeremy Hunt, Michael Gove, Sajid Javid, and Rory Stewart participate in a televised Conservative Party leadership debate on June 18 in London.

Brexit Is for Boys

Since 2016, the campaign to leave the European Union has been led primarily by men. The remaining candidates for prime minister are all male—and they're not talking about the grave consequences of Brexit for women.

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A Filipino man shouts slogans as he takes part in an anti-China protest outside the Chinese Embassy in Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines, on July 12.

Is Duterte Really Asking for U.S. Aid Against China?

The volatile Philippine leader is trying to fend off accusations of being soft on Beijing.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets supporters during a third anniversary commemoration rally of the country's coup in Istanbul on July 15.

Will Turkey Face Double Sanctions?

Plus: Hong Kong’s justice minister in China, Congo’s Ebola crisis, and the other stories we’re following today.

Protesters demonstrate against the now-suspended extradition bill on June 16 in Hong Kong.

Ich Bin Ein Hong Konger

How Hong Kong is turning into the West Berlin of the quasi-cold war between the West and China.

Mexican National Guard members stand watch along the banks of the Suchiate River to prevent crossings to and from Tecun Uman in Guatemala, on July 3.

Guatemala Cancels on Trump

Plus: Iran says it will talk—if U.S. sanctions end, Italy presents a migration plan, and what to watch in the world this week.

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