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French police evacuate hundreds of migrants from makeshift camp

It was the second such operation in two days in northern France, where asylum-seekers and migrants gather in hopes of making to Britain.

Melania Trump threatens lawsuit over English class billboards

The billboards were removed Tuesday from the Croatian capital Zagreb after her lawyer threatened a lawsuit.

Hamas invites Abbas, Fatah to resume control of Gaza

The militant group seized control of the coastal enclave a decade ago.

A much-changed icon, Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi evades Rohingya accusations

It’s been a stunning reversal for Suu Kyi, who was once celebrated alongside the likes of Nelson Mandela and Mother Teresa.

WikiLeaks releases files that appear to offer details of Russian surveillance system

Experts say although the leaks mark a shift for the secret-sharing organization, they don’t constitute a major expose of Russian company Peter-Service.

Survey estimates 40.3m slaves; group calls for global action

There are an estimated 40 million slaves in the world. Where do they live and what do they do?

Opinion & Ideas


// In Myanmar, genocide loves a vacuum

Without strong political and moral suasion, the genocide in Myanmar poses risks for the entire region.

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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