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 2022-09-23 16:08 

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Catalan President: Now Is Not the Time for a Unilateral Independence Vote...

Pere Aragons discusses negotiations with Madrid, Catalan views on NATO, and prospects for a future referendum....

 2022-09-23 15:45 

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Britain's Golden Era With China Is Well and Truly Dead...

Liz Truss's administration is the nail in the coffin for friendly ties with Beijing....

 2022-09-23 15:44 

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Fumio Kishida's Great Nuclear Leap...

A decade after Fukushima, the Japanese prime minister is walking a fine political line to reengage with the carbon-free energy source....

 2022-09-23 12:00 

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The U.N.'s Small Success Stories...

The organization has been criticized aplenty this week. Its missions in Colombia, Honduras, and Venezuela could be a silver lining....

 2022-09-23 10:29 

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Italy Braces for Pivotal Election...

If polling holds up, the country's most far-right government since World War II could soon come into power....

 2022-09-22 20:30 

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In Flooded Pakistan, It's Politics as Usual...

As Islamabad continues to appeal for international assistance, its political polarization has proved to be an obstacle too....

 2022-09-22 20:28 

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Why Did Modi Push Back on Putin?...

New Delhi may have signaled a shift in its posture on Russia's war in Ukraine, but it seeks more quiet support from the West....

 2022-09-22 19:09 

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Europe Struggles to See What's Next for Russia...

Putin's fumbling war in Ukraine has weakened his grip on power, but it's still not clear what that means....

 2022-09-22 17:17 

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The Baltics Hunker Down for the Long Game Against Russia...

The Kremlin is down but not out in Ukraine, and the Baltic states want to make sure they're not next....

 2022-09-22 13:23 

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Putin Is Turning Armenia Into a Russian Outpost...

Moscow is losing regional influence—but it's shoring up its position in Yerevan....

 2022-09-22 12:00 

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The World's Militaries Aren't Ready for Climate Change...

These days, threats don't just come from other states....

 2022-09-22 12:00 

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Why Beijing Wants Bolsonaro to Win...

For China, the Brazilian president is an ally against the West....

 2022-09-22 09:32 

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Russia Can't Protect Its Allies Anymore...

Moscow is overstretched in Ukraine—and Armenia is suffering the consequences....

 2022-09-22 08:37 

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Is Putin Panicking Over Ukraine?...

Experts say the Russian leader's military mobilization plans reflect his growing desperation....

 2022-09-21 21:43 

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Bus Crash Amplifies Zero-COVID Frustration...

Discontent with the restrictive policy seems to serve as a proxy for discontent with Xi Jinping's government itself....

 2022-09-21 21:16 

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Enrico Letta's Lonely Campaign...

The Italian center-left leader says he can stop the far right's march to victory. His chances are slim....

 2022-09-21 21:05 

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Why India Needs More Aircraft Carriers...

New Delhi just commissioned its first indigenously built major warship. It will need more to challenge Beijing on the high seas....

 2022-09-21 20:00 

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Putin Doubles Down on a Bad Hand With Mobilization...

The war in Ukraine is going so bad, he's willing to risk domestic unrest....

 2022-09-21 19:59 

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China Is Quietly Trying to Dethrone the Dollar...

Regional groups and small banks are helping insulate Beijing against sanctions....

 2022-09-21 19:39 

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Who's Winning the U.S.-China Trade War? No One...

With no end in sight, nationalism is trumping economic wisdom as global recession looms....

 2022-09-21 18:38 

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The Many Trials of Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner...

Argentina's vice president survived an assassination attempt. Will she make it out of court?...

 2022-09-21 12:00 

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Biden Should Embrace the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals...

Many of his domestic policy priorities align with the global campaign....

 2022-09-21 10:27 

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Protests Erupt in Iran...

The death of a 22-year-old woman while in police custody has ignited defiant demonstrations....

 2022-09-21 05:00 

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In Washington, Cyril Ramaphosa Defends South African Neutrality...

South African leaders have consistently rejected U.S. efforts to punish African countries for nonalignment....

 2022-09-20 20:28 

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Putin's Energy War Is Crushing Europe...

The big question is whether it ends up undermining support for Ukraine....

 2022-09-20 19:26 

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Germany's Energy Crisis Plan Contradicts Itself...

The German government is desperately trying to conserve gas—and subsidizing its use....

 2022-09-20 18:58 

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Biden to Drip-Feed Afghanistan Its $3.5 Billion in Frozen Reserves...

But it's just going to go in Taliban pockets, critics say....

 2022-09-20 15:12 

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Tibetans Fight to Keep Their Language Alive...

The diaspora is preserving Tibetan as Chinese oppression grows at home....

 2022-09-20 09:46 

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World Leaders Convene Amid Crisis at UNGA...

The world's largest diplomatic convention has kicked off as countries confront a grim reality....

 2022-09-19 21:22 

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What Russia's Elites Think of Putin Now...

The president successfully preserved the status quo for two decades. Suddenly, he's turned into a destroyer....

 2022-09-19 20:50 

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The BBC's Crowning Moment...

The Queen's death underscored the central—and, at times, conflicting—role the broadcaster plays in royal coverage....

 2022-09-19 20:05 

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'We're Working 24/7': Ukraine Keeps Its War Machine Humming...

Russian strikes have taken a toll on Ukraine's defense industry, but offshoring and the cottage industry are keeping the shells coming....

 2022-09-19 19:23 

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Are the Houthis Willing to Compromise in Yemen?...

The Houthis have a poor track record in negotiations. But giving up on negotiating with them isn't an option....

 2022-09-19 18:02 

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Forest of the Dead...

Another mass grave in Ukraine reveals the horrors of Russia's occupation....

 2022-09-19 15:57 

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Europe Isn't Bringing the Iron Curtain Down Again...

Claims of an East-West split inside the continent are unhelpful....

 2022-09-19 14:33 

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A Crisis of Faith Shakes the United Nations in Its Big Week...

From its failure to stop Russia's war in Ukraine to its inaction on Myanmar and climate change, the institution is under fire from all sides....

 2022-09-19 14:05 

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Haiti's Unrest Intensifies...

Government fuel hikes have frustrated a population already grappling with record inflation and political instability....

 2022-09-19 06:00 

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Is Tunisia Abandoning Morocco for Algeria?...

President Kais Saied's government is turning away from Rabat, warming up to Algiers, and inviting Polisario Front leaders to Tunis....

 2022-09-18 14:00 

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Electric Vehicles' Dirty Secret...

EVs may hold great promise. But they're not a silver bullet....

 2022-09-18 11:00 

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How Rich Are Britain's Royals?...

The House of Windsor owns huge tracks of land and all the swans in the country. What does that even mean?...

 2022-09-18 08:16 

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Why Skills-Based Immigration Is the Best Option for America...

A meticulous and groundbreaking book on immigration chronicles the history of upward mobility in the United States—but falls short as an argument against a more selective policy....

 2022-09-17 11:00 

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Ukraine's 1777 Moment...

Victory in Kharkiv may be as significant for Ukraine's independence as the Battle of Saratoga was for America's....

 2022-09-17 10:00 

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Who's Afraid of Gene-Edited Crops?...

A new U.K. bill is a chance at food security—if Britain can get past unfounded fears....

 2022-09-16 21:51 

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North Korea's Nuclear Fail-Safe...

With a new law, Kim Jong Un takes a page from the Soviet nuclear playbook to ensure payback....

 2022-09-16 20:19 

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Pakistan and the U.S. Have Made Up, but Will It Last?...

The worst floods in memory may have occasioned a reset in relations, but Imran Khan could still prove a spoiler....

 2022-09-16 19:41 

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What in the World?...

This week in FP's international news quiz: Ukraine's counteroffensive, the U.N. General Assembly, and Xi Jinping's big overseas trip....

 2022-09-16 19:02 

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Cafe Meeting Turns Into Tense Car Chase for U.S. Senate Aides in Zimbabwe...

Leading lawmaker calls on Biden to address Zimbabwe's "dire" authoritarian turn after the incident....

 2022-09-16 18:55 

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Kazakhstan Is Breaking Out of Russia's Grip...

The Ukraine war has given Astana a unique chance to frustrate Moscow....

 2022-09-16 17:45 

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Why Xi Jinping Chose Central Asia for His First Post-COVID-19 Trip...

The region has long served as a testing ground for Beijing's economic and foreign-policy ambitions and is becoming increasingly close to China....

 2022-09-16 17:14 

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How Ukraine Has Changed Russian Diplomacy...

Moscow is shunning legacy platforms for dialogue—and creating its own....

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