- Hezbollah Leader Orders Full Fight to Save Assad
Syrian opposition activists said that government forces and Hezbollah had intensified attacks in Qusayr, which faced the heaviest shelling since the battle had started, to allow Hezbollah to claim victory.
- Public Rapes Outrage Brazil, Testing Ideas of Image and Class
A recent wave of rapes in Rio de Janeiro has cast a spotlight on the conflicted attitudes toward women in a country where many hold positions of power.
- Sweeping Leak Inquiries Reveal How Wide a Net U.S. Has Cast
Details of investigations into government leaks of classified materials also hint at the personal and professional cost for those caught up.
- North Korea Glosses Over Tensions After Its Special Envoy Visits China
A blunt call by China’s leader for the North to enter nuclear negotiations did not find its way into reports in North Korea’s state media.
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The Goal blog will provide live analysis and commentary of Saturday’s Champions League final — Bayern Munich vs. Dortmund from Wembley Stadium in London.
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- School Van Fire In Pakistan Kills 15 Children
- Kerry, in Africa, Presses Nigeria on Human Rights
- Anti-Muslim Threats Rise in Britain After Soldier’s Killing
- Messy Fight Over Mandela Trust Goes Public
- Ex-Guatemalan President Extradited to U.S. in Corruption Case
- Taliban Attack U.N. Affiliate’s Compound in Kabul, Testing Afghan Security Forces
- British Villagers, Fearing Fracking, Protest Plan for Drilling
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