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Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

Thousands of villagers headed back to evacuation centers and officials said a violent eruption may be imminent.

Hong Kong bookseller detained again by Chinese authorities

Gui Minhai was on a train with two Swedish diplomats when a group of police officers seized him.

Liberia swears in Weah as new leader

The former international soccer star took over the impoverished West African nation from Africa’s first female leader.

Ex-Catalan leader makes trip after Spain judge blocks arrest

Carles Puigdemont made a trip to Denmark after a Spanish judge refused to ask Danish authorities to arrest him.

Tillerson sees progress in fixing Iran deal with Europeans

President Trump has warned he will walk away the accord from this spring unless fixes are made to his liking.

Russian court closes foundation of Kremlin critic

The order came before rallies in more than 90 Russian cities and towns organized by Alexei Navalny.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | David M. Shribman

// Boston’s going to the Super Bowl, but Pittsburgh will win Amazon

The editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette throws cold water on Boston’s Amazon plans.

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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