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C.I.A. Director to Meet With Israeli Officials to Try to Advance Hostage Negotiations

American officials said Israel was now proposing a 60-day pause in the fighting in exchange for a phased release of hostages. That proposal, the...

France’s Immigration Law Struck Down in Parts by Constitutional Council

France’s Constitutional Council struck down large chunks of a tough new immigration law on Thursday, in a widely expected ruling that said many measures...

Norwegian Official Resigns Over Plagiarism After Cracking Down On It

As Norway’s higher education minister, Sandra Borch, was responsible for making sure that students played by the rules. When one of those students was...

Friday Briefing: Will North Korea Attack?

Watching North Korea for signs of lethal military actionNorth Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, could take some form of lethal military action against South Korea...

A Shocking Confession Upends the Case of a Fatal Fire in South Africa

It was time, the witness said, to tell the whole truth about the awful things he had done.Moments before testifying this week at an...

Qatar Expresses Anger Over Netanyahu’s Leaked Criticism

Qatar has accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of hurting efforts to secure the release of hostages after a leaked recording appeared to catch the...

Proposal to Reduce Royal Mail Deliveries in U.K. Draws Ire

Britain’s postal service could consider cutting deliveries to five days a week, or even three, from six, the country’s regulator said on Wednesday, drawing...

ICJ’s Initial Ruling Expected in Genocide Case: What to Know

The International Court of Justice is set to rule on Friday on South Africa’s demand that Israel immediately suspend its military offensive in Gaza....

Sweden’s Leader Says He Will Meet With Orban to Advance NATO Bid

Bowing to a Hungarian demand for negotiations over the expansion of NATO, the prime minister of Sweden on Thursday agreed to hold talks with...

Russian Court Jails Woman Over Blast That Killed Influential Military Blogger

A Russian court on Thursday sentenced a woman to 27 years in prison for delivering a bomb that killed an influential military blogger in...

Plans for Gaza’s ‘Day After’ Seem Ever Distant

As the war in Gaza grinds on, there is increasing talk of some “day after” formula for the broken territory. But that notion is...

U.S. Is Watching North Korea for Signs of Lethal Military Action

North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, could take some form of lethal military action against South Korea in the coming months after having shifted to...

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