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UK royals brace as Harry-Meghan doc promises ‘full truth’

Netflix released the first three hour-long episodes on Thursday, with three more due Dec. 15.

Suspected German coup plot spawns dozens of arrests

Federal prosecutors said some 3,000 officers conducted searches at 130 sites in 11 of Germany's 16 states against adherents of the so-called Reich Citizens movement.

Iran executes first known prisoner arrested in protests

Iran said Thursday it executed a prisoner over his conviction for a crime allegedly committed during the country’s ongoing nationwide protests, the first such death penalty carried out by Tehran.

15 suspected drug smugglers killed by Thai border patrol

Thai soldiers clashed with suspected drug smugglers in a forested area in the country’s north near the Myanmar border, killing 15, authorities said Thursday.

Germany arrests 25 suspected of planning to overthrow government

The plan was to storm the German Capitol, arrest lawmakers, and execute the chancellor. A prince descended from German nobility would take over as the new head of state, and a former far-right member of parliament would be put in charge of a national purge.

Putin says Ukraine fight is taking longer than expected

Russian President Vladimir Putin acknowledged Wednesday that his “special military operation” in Ukraine is taking longer than expected but said that it has succeeded in seizing new territory and that his country’s nuclear weapons are deterring escalation of the conflict.

Global partners may end broad COVID vaccination effort in developing countries

The organization that has led the global effort to bring COVID vaccines to poor and middle-income countries will decide this week whether to shut down that project, ending a historic attempt to achieve global health equity with a tacit acknowledgment that the effort fell far short of its goal.

Peru’s president dissolves Congress, which then replaces him with vice president

The president of Peru was ousted by Congress Wednesday after he sought to dissolve the legislative body and take unilateral control of the government, triggering a grave constitutional crisis.