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Philippine police kill 13 drug suspects in daylong raids

A Philippine police official says law enforcers have killed 13 drug suspects and arrested more than 100 suspected dealers and criminals in 24 hours of raids in a province with a record of bloody crackdowns.

Kosovo lawmakers pass delayed border deal despite tear gas

Lawmakers in Kosovo approved a contentious and long-pending border demarcation deal with Montenegro Wednesday despite the opposition’s use of tear gas to prevent a vote.

Peru’s president offers resignation amid political turmoil

Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered up his resignation Wednesday ahead of an impeachment vote, seeking to put an end to a debilitating political drama playing out just three weeks before the Andean nation is set to host U.S. President Donald Trump for a regional summit.

France: Ex-president Sarkozy charged over campaign money

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was handed preliminary charges Wednesday over allegations he accepted millions of euros in illegal campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Zimbabwe’s president releases thousands from prison

Zimbabwe’s new president is commuting death sentences for some prisoners and releasing thousands of people from prison, including most women and everyone under age 18.

Guinea worm disease transmission stopped in South Sudan

South Sudan has gone 15 months without a single reported case of Guinea worm disease, the nation’s health minister said Wednesday, suggesting a major victory for global health officials trying to eliminate the painful affliction.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Paul S. Grogan

// What could kill the Boston Renaissance — and how to avoid it

Boston needs resolve, as well as innovation, in facing the challenges of inquality, affordable housing, and public transportation.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


// A rampant prescription, a hidden peril

Federal data obtained by the Globe show many nursing homes make heavy use of antipsychotic drugs to pacify residents.

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