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North And South Korean Forces Briefly Trade Gunfire Along Border

North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense border on Sunday, the South’s military said, blaming North Korean soldiers for targeting a guard post. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption toggle caption Ahn Young-joon/AP North and South Korean troops exchanged fire along their tense border on Sunday, the South’s military said, blaming North Korean soldiers […]

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Don’t Nag Your Husband During Lock Down, Malaysia’s Government Advises Women

In this online poster, now removed, Malaysia’s Ministry for Women, Family and Community Development advised women working at home to wear makeup and office clothes so as not to offend their husbands. Ministry for Women, Family and Community Development/Government of Malaysia hide caption toggle caption Ministry for Women, Family and Community Development/Government of Malaysia In […]

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In New Delhi, Days Of Deadly Violence And Riots

A resident surveys the damage following clashes in New Delhi on Wednesday. At least 20 people have died in three days of violence. Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sajjad Hussain/AFP via Getty Images A resident surveys the damage following clashes in New Delhi on Wednesday. At least 20 people have died […]

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‘Namaste Trump!’ India’s Modi Welcomes U.S. Leader With An Epic Party

President Trump speaks at the “Namaste Trump” event at Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, on Monday as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on. Trump said the two leaders were discussing a possible trade deal and called Modi “a very tough negotiator.” Alexander Drago/Reuters hide caption toggle caption Alexander Drago/Reuters President Trump speaks […]

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Thailand’s Constitutional Court Dissolves Major Opposition Party

Thailand’s Constitutional Court ordered the popular opposition Future Forward Party dissolved, declaring that it violated election law by accepting a loan from its leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit. Chaiwat Subprasom/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption toggle caption Chaiwat Subprasom/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett Thailand’s Constitutional Court ordered the popular opposition Future Forward Party dissolved, declaring that it violated […]

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