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Indian athlete who got high-level help for U.S. visa now accused of sexual assault

The athlete was attending the world snowshoe championships in upstate New York.

Gunmen disguised as doctors assault Kabul hospital, leaving 30 dead

The Islamic State claimed the attack, which ended after a five-hour battle.

Tillerson, Kelly head to Mexico amid deep strains in bilateral ties

Tensions over immigration, a border wall and trade imperil cooperation on many fronts.

How a scandal that started in Brazil is now roiling other Latin American countries

The fall of the construction giant Odebrecht has sparked hopes for a regionwide cleanup.

‘Leave Me Alone’: Trinidad’s women find a rallying cry for this year’s Carnival

Since a woman was killed at last year’s event, protests against sexism and violence have taken off.

New U.N. chief confronts the ‘nightmare’ of Somalia’s food crisis

António Guterres pleads for aid for the country, one of four facing famine dangers.

Trump’s plan to slash foreign aid comes as famine threat is surging

Four countries are either in famine or near-famine conditions, with 20 million nearing starvation.

Famine declared in South Sudan, with 100,000 people facing starvation

The crisis is “man-made,” with civil war destroying the nation’s agriculture, officials say.

AP Analysis: South Koreans stunned by leader's rapid ouster

This was not supposed to happen in South Korea. It was too divided, too corrupt, too much in thrall to the rich and powerful who’d always had their way.

Tillerson in Germany on his first trip abroad as U.S. secretary of state

He is to meet with the Russian foreign minister and be in ‘listening mode’ at talks on Syria and Yemen.

Palestinians warn Trump not to abandon their dream of independent state

On Tuesday, the White House was open to other solutions; on Wednesday the president described the two-state solution the “easier of the two.”

Malaysia detains woman as probes widen into killing of North Korean leader’s half-brother

Kim Jong Nam, estranged from the North’s ruling dynasty, was apparently poisoned in an airport attack.

Cease-fire frays in Syria’s south as rebels launch new offensive

Fighting raged for a fourth day between opposition and pro-government forces in the city of Daraa.

Trump’s calls for Europe to increase defense spending could force other upheaval

Some nations face budget limits, while Germany’s army would drastically expand.

U.S. official: Trump will not press ‘two-state’ peace track in first talks with Israel’s Netanyahu

Trump wants to produce peace between the Israelis and Palestinians in what he calls “the ultimate deal.”

N. Korean leader’s half brother killed in Malaysia in possible poison attack, police say

The apparent targeted slaying will spark theories on the state of the North’s leadership.

Pakistan court ban of Valentine’s Day celebrations raises many contradictions

The majority-Muslim country is becoming both more Western and more Islamic.

Chaos at Toshiba: $6.3 billion write-down, chairman resigns, bankruptcy looms

The fall of the Japanese corporate giant could have serious effects on the economy as a whole.

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