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Israeli PM’s Uneasy Alliance Seems Headed Toward Collapse

JERUSALEM — When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival, Benny Gantz, agreed to form an “emergency” government in May after three bitter and deadlocked election campaigns, the goal was to stabilize Israeli politics in the face of a global pandemic. ...

Lebanon’s Cabinet Resigns Over Beirut Blast Amid Public Fury

BEIRUT — Lebanon’s government resigned Monday amid widespread public fury at the country’s ruling elite over last week’s devastating explosion in Beirut. The move risks opening the way to dragged-out negotiations over a new Cabinet amid urgent calls for re...

Poop Scoop: Satellite Images Reveal Antarctic Penguin Haunts

BERLIN — British scientists say there are more emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica than previously thought based on evidence of bird droppings spotted from space. A study published Wednesday by scientists at the British Antarctic Survey counted 61 empero...
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Urgency to Bear Witness Grows for Last Hiroshima Victims

HIROSHIMA, Japan — For nearly 70 years, until he turned 85, Lee Jong-keun hid his past as an atomic bomb survivor, fearful of the widespread discrimination against blast victims that has long persisted in Japan. “We must work harder to get our voices heard,...
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