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Istanbul bombers were Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz nationals

The various homelands underscored possible connections between Islamic State cells and Turkey’s large communities of workers and others.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

What can the EU gain from Brexit?

The UK’s departure from the European Union may represent the next crisis-as-opportunity.

Airports remain at risk if security cannot respond in seconds, expert says

An analyst says that until security forces develop the ability to react to terrorists within seconds, airports will remain vulnerable to attacks like those in Istanbul and Brussels.

Philippines’ New President, Rodrigo Duterte, Vows Tough Stance on Crime

Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in on Thursday as president of the Philippines, promising to carry out an uncompromising crackdown on crime across the country.

Taliban attack on convoy kills at least 27

Taliban insurgents bombed a convoy of buses carrying police cadets on the outskirts of Kabul, the Afghan capital, on Thursday, killing at least 27 people, including four civilians, government officials said.

Palestinian man stabs 13-Year-Old girl to death in West Bank settlement

Myra Noveck contributed reporting. JERUSALEM — A Palestinian youth leapt over a fence surrounding a Jewish settlement in the West Bank and stabbed and killed a teenage girl on Thursday before he was killed by a resident, the Israeli military and the news media reported.

Opinion & Ideas

IDEAS | Derrick Rossignol

// Why Gene Simmons doesn’t get music

When it comes to top songs, the decades define us.

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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