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1 Neighborhood. 24 Kindergarten Classes. 40 Languages. (Some Miming Helps.)

1 Neighborhood. 24 Kindergarten Classes. 40 Languages. (Some Miming Helps.)

Students from Stephanie Hammond’s kindergarten class during their learning activity time.

A Wrestling Team in Australia Fights to Prove It’s Not an ‘African Gang’

A Wrestling Team in Australia Fights to Prove It’s Not an ‘African Gang’

South Sudanese immigrants at a beach in Melbourne, Australia. The government recently declared Victoria State had an “African gang” problem, but crime statistics do not bear out the claim.

Pope Francis Clears Mother Teresa’s Path to Sainthood

Pope Francis Clears Mother Teresa’s Path to Sainthood

Mother Teresa with patients at a mobile leprosy clinic near Kolkata, India, in 1960.

Burundi’s Leader Can Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes.

Burundi’s Leader Can Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes.

Voters in Ngozi, Burundi, lined up on Thursday to cast their ballots in a referendum on whether the president’s term should be extended.

Behind the Black Flag: The Recruitment of an ISIS Killer

Behind the Black Flag: The Recruitment of an ISIS Killer

Hassan Aboud, left, with Abu Ayman in 2013 when Mr. Aboud was leading sieges against Syrian Army positions from which soldiers were shelling the civilian population.

For Putin, the ‘Summit He Has Dreamed of for 18 Years’

For Putin, the ‘Summit He Has Dreamed of for 18 Years’

President Trump with President Vladimir Putin of Russia during a joint news conference in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday.

New Sound at Saudi Soccer Game: Women Cheering From the Stands

New Sound at Saudi Soccer Game: Women Cheering From the Stands

The kingdom’s stadium had not been built with women in mind, so modifications were made so that they could attend matches.

Trump Says North Korea Summit May Be Rescheduled

Trump Says North Korea Summit May Be Rescheduled

President Trump spoke to reporters before departing the White House on Friday.

U.S. Takes a Risk: Old Iraqi Enemies Are Now Allies

U.S. Takes a Risk: Old Iraqi Enemies Are Now Allies

Members of the Badr Organization, a Shiite movement with deep ties to Iran, praying in Hilla, Iraq, last month. Two leaders of the group who are poised to play key roles in the next Iraqi government want military help from the United States.

For Myanmar’s Army, Ethnic Bloodletting Is Key to Power and Riches

For Myanmar’s Army, Ethnic Bloodletting Is Key to Power and Riches

A military parade in Myanmar’s capital, Naypyidaw, in March. The army has spent most of the past seven decades warring with its own people.

Deadly Tensions Rise as India’s Water Supply Runs Dangerously Low

Deadly Tensions Rise as India’s Water Supply Runs Dangerously Low

When the Indian resort town of Shimla ran severely low on water last month, “key men” like Inder Singh — who open and close the valves that supply water to each neighborhood — felt the people’s wrath. “I would be mobbed by dozens as I was trying to leave my home for work,” he said.

Norway Ski Team’s Sweater Gets Tangled in a Neo-Nazi Uproar

Norway Ski Team’s Sweater Gets Tangled in a Neo-Nazi Uproar

Members of the Norwegian Alpine ski team wearing their official sweater for the season at a news conference in October. A rune on the sweater’s right shoulder has become the subject of controversy.

Can Strikes in France Still Make a Difference?

Can Strikes in France Still Make a Difference?

Striking railway workers marching this spring in Marseille against government plans to overhaul the national state-owned railway company.

Along a Road of Sorrow, a Toddler Lost Her Name, Her Family and Her Life

Along a Road of Sorrow, a Toddler Lost Her Name, Her Family and Her Life

Mullah Jan, a distant relative of the toddler, holding her body wrapped in a white shroud while waiting outside the hospital where she died.

Russian Trolls Were Sloppy, but Indictment Still ‘Points at the Kremlin’

Russian Trolls Were Sloppy, but Indictment Still ‘Points at the Kremlin’

Yevgeny Prigozhin, center right, with President Vladimir Putin at his school lunches factory outside St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2010.

Kremlin Opponent Aleksei Navalny Is Briefly Detained for Organizing Protests

Kremlin Opponent Aleksei Navalny Is Briefly Detained for Organizing Protests

The Russian opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny, center, at a rally in Moscow in January.


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