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Turkey, Germany to cooperate on Syrian refugees

The German chancellor said she was “horrified” by the suffering caused by Russian bombing in Syria.

Pilot in Somalia emergency says airport security was zero

The Serb pilot who landed a jetliner in Somalia with a gaping hole in its fuselage said Sunday he never doubted that it was caused by a bomb and described the security surround the airplane at Mogadishu Airport as “zero.”

UN condemns N. Korea missile launch, pledges sanctions

World leaders denounced what they called a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile technology.

Hamas executes member of its military wing

Mahmoud Eshtewi’s alleged misdeeds weren’t specified.

Turkey says it will keep taking in refugees, but gates closed for third day

Turkey has reached the end of its “capacity to absorb” refugees but will continue to take them in, the deputy premier said Sunday.

Rescuers in Taiwan pull out survivors from quake rubble

Rescuers painstakingly pulled survivors from the remains of a high-rise apartment building that had collapsed.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Marjorie S. Rosenthal

// After Flint, why would anyone trust a family doctor?

Local physicians didn’t see the problems with the water. Will their shortsightedness have nationwide repercussions?



// Vocal member of Vatican abuse panel to depart

An outspoken member of an abuse commission headed by Cardinal Sean O’Malley said he won’t leave unless the pope asks him to.

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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