Nepal Bars Solo Climbers From Mount Everest

Nepal Bars Solo Climbers From Mount Everest

Photo Nepal, a Himalayan nation between India and China, has eight of the world’s 10 tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, center. Credit Heath Holden/Getty Images KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal has barred solo climbers on its mountains, including Mount Everest, in...
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Hurricane Irma in Pictures

Hurricane Irma in Pictures

Photo The Miami skyline early Saturday, as the outer bands of Hurricane Irma reached Florida. Credit Joe Raedle/Getty Images Since Wednesday, Hurricane Irma has pummeled a chain of Caribbean islands and set a course for Florida, leaving at least 20...
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He Aimed to Fight in Syria. ISIS Had a Broader Plan: Southeast Asia

He Aimed to Fight in Syria. ISIS Had a Broader Plan: Southeast Asia

The militants fighting in Marawi opposed the government long before they announced loyalty to the Islamic State, known as ISIS or ISIL. But in addition to the propaganda value of linking themselves to the militant group, recent evidence suggests that...
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Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Killed by Police

Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Killed by Police

The attacks were Spain’s deadliest terrorist assault since 2004, when terrorists bombed commuter trains in Madrid, killing 191 people. Continue reading the main story Mr. Abouyaaqoub is suspected of being behind the wheel of the van that mowed down a...
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Van Hits Pedestrians in Deadly Barcelona Terror Attack

Van Hits Pedestrians in Deadly Barcelona Terror Attack

Video Fatal Terror Attack in Barcelona At least a dozen were killed and 80 injured when a van plowed into a crowd in Barcelona. The police have taken two people into custody. By AINARA TIEFENTHÄLER, CAMILLA SCHICK and DEBORAH ACOSTA....
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‘It’s Very Easy to Die There’: How Prisoners Fare in Vietnam

‘It’s Very Easy to Die There’: How Prisoners Fare in Vietnam

A recent government report on Vietnam’s prison system — which was posted on an official website a few months ago, possibly by accident, according to rights activists — appears to confirm many of the activists’ worst fears. In one section,...
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Arson Suspected in Fire in China That Killed at Least 22

Arson Suspected in Fire in China That Killed at Least 22

Photo The building where a deadly fire broke out early on Sunday in Jiangsu Province, China. Credit China Network/Reuters BEIJING — At least 22 people died in a blaze that gutted a two-story workers’ dormitory in eastern China on Sunday,...
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At Least 2 Are Killed in Fire in El Salvador’s Finance Ministry

At Least 2 Are Killed in Fire in El Salvador’s Finance Ministry

Photo A military helicopter rescued people from a fire at El Salvador’s Finance Ministry in San Salvador on Friday. Credit Marvin Recinos/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A major fire broke out in El Salvador’s Finance...
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