The exterior of Shifa hospital in Gaza City is seen on Nov. 10, 2023, amid ongoing battles between Israel and Hamas near the facility.
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The Taliban and the Islamic State group are among the militant groups that have been known to use civilians as human shields in the past, in order to try to shift their opponents’ war calculations.
The obligatory showing of the red briefcase containing budget details is as exciting as it gets in the U.K.
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With the US government seemingly heading toward a potentially painful federal shutdown, a scholar explains why such events never occur in the UK.
Moroccan women cook at a camp for earthquake victims in Amizmiz on Sept. 15, 2023.
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With Morocco, there’s stronger bureaucracy, and in Libya, authorities are weaker. But, as a scholar who has worked in both countries explains, the results are the same: not enough aid getting through.
Eight GOP candidates for president after they entered the debate hall in Milwaukee on Aug. 23, 2023.
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From immigration and federal spending to Ukraine and the state of American schools, eight GOP presidential candidates had a lot to say.
GOP candidates will likely debate whether the US should continue to pour support into Ukraine’s effort to defeat Russia.
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While a few Republican politicians have aligned with former President Donald Trump’s isolationist foreign policy position, most candidates continue to push for the traditional stance of engagement.
The U.S. has provided Ukraine more than $75 billion in military and other aid to support its war efforts.
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An analysis of over 1,000 headlines shows key differences in how US media portray the aggressors and victims in the two conflicts.
A flagging alliance? Far from it.
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Leaders of the Western military alliance meet in Lithuania with the ongoing war in Ukraine as a backdrop.
Presidents Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping during happier times?
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China has provided Russia with economic support during the war in Ukraine. But Beijing may be concerned over recent events in Moscow.
The breach of the Kakhovka dam in Ukraine could have lasting ecological and health impacts.
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Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for the attack on crucial civilian infrastructure. Experts explain what the incident means for future war plans, and for the safety of the affected region.
‘I don’t drink coffee, I take tea’ – the quintessential Englishman in, well, D.C.
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The UK leader’s visit to the US comes amid trouble at home, with low ratings for his Conservative Party. But don’t expect much joy for Sunak on trade or Northern Ireland.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, left, and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen announce their new trade agreement.
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A newly approved trade deal could be an opportunity to return Northern Ireland’s political attention to pressing issues of health care, housing, energy costs and inflation.
Israelis protest against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s judicial overhaul plan outside the parliament in Jerusalem, March 27, 2023.
Three scholars examine the implications of the crisis roiling Israel as hundreds of thousands of people protest across country.
Workers don’t like the current two-tier system, which pays new employees less.
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Results already in from the first direct leadership election in the UAW’s 88-year history present a sharply divided leadership.
Young Nigerians rallying to support Labour candidate Peter Obi consider themselves part of the ‘Obi-dient’ movement.
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An expert on Nigerian political history explains why the 2023 elections are unique and critical.
Israelis protest the new government – the most far-right, religiously conservative in history – on Dec. 29, 2022, outside the Knesset, Israel’s parliament.
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Israel’s most far-right and religious ruling coalition, which just assumed power, poses a profound threat to the country’s democratic institutions, from the courts to individual rights.
Votes aplenty in 2023.
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Zimbabwe, Turkey, Argentina, Pakistan and Nigeria all have presidential or general elections in 2023.
Police officers gather at the site where offcials say a Russian-made missile fell.
Polish authorities are investigating what they initially believed to be a Russian-made missile blast close to the border with Ukraine. Later, the country’s president said it was likely to have been an accident.
Could compromise with far-right partners leave Benjamin Netanyahu feeling hot under the collar?
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Israel’s longest serving and most politically resilient prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, returns to government with a new coalition, partnering with extreme-right parties. It could be his undoing.
In this picture taken Sept. 29, 2022, Rohingya refugees line up to gather relief supplies at a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
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The international response to the refugee crisis in Ukraine has been impressive. But humanitarian aid is falling short to help refugees in other countries such as Bangladesh, Yemen and Ethiopia.
Another prime minister shown the door.
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Only months into the job, Prime Minister Liz Truss is on her way out already, leaving her government in search of a new leader and a way to regain public trust.