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Grim Toll of Migrant Crisis Rises on Sea, Land

published about 2 hours ago
Grim Toll of Migrant Crisis Rises on Sea, Land
The latest deaths of migrants both on land and at sea are shedding light on the brutal tactics of the people-smuggling operations that stretch from across the Mediterranean to deep within Europe’s borders.

Stock Swings Don't Shake Investors

published about 3 hours ago
Stock Swings Don't Shake Investors
Stock indexes’ wildest week in years rattled investors and fueled expectations for further price swings, but it failed to squelch the belief U.S. markets remain the best place to put money.

As China Celebrates Victory, Businesses Cope With Loss

published about 4 hours ago
Beijing ordered more than 10,000 factories to close or reduce output to clear air pollution ahead of a high-profile military parade, crimping many businesses in the capital and leaving some workers without wages.

Treading Line Between War and Peace, U.S. Special Forces Groom Afghan Troops

published about 4 hours ago
Special-operations units are trying to get their local counterparts ready for combat before American troops leave Afghanistan.

World Briefing: Bangladesh: 2 Held in Blogger Case

published about 4 hours ago
The police have arrested two more people suspected of being members of a banned militant group and thought to have been behind the killing of a secular blogger.