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The US-China split over trade practices could turn into Cold War-style strategy of containing practices that defeat themselves.
Despite the best medical response to Congo’s Ebola outbreak, the virus keeps spreading because of fear, false rumors, and violence. The crisis now requires a buildup of trust that can calm and comfort local communities.
In a surprise essay, a former FBI official hounded by the president explains why he loves both Trump and his supporters.
After years of transparency about corruption, the country sends a signal in an election that the ruling party must now cleanse itself.
Washington and Tehran have escalated tensions as hard-liners on each side seem to smell victory. Yet behind the posturing remains a chance for mediation by a neutral friend.
After more than a century of official mother’s days in the U.S., much has changed for mothers. But not their central role as influencers of future generations.
The battle for democracy in both Africa and the Arab world is playing out in the protests in Khartoum against military rule.
The release of two Reuters reporters reflects the work of negotiators who played to the military’s own interest in rule of law. Dialogue won the day for press freedom.
A UN-backed prediction of mass extinctions also suggests a revisioning of the ‘good life’ away from material-based economic growth.
With far-right parties slated to do well in a big election this month, European officials must focus on proven ways to counter anti-migrant racism.
A surprise jump in the output of American workers might nudge Washington to make good on promises of better infrastructure.
As the two giants near a trade deal, they must agree on ways to end China’s theft of foreign technology. China is already making some progress.
Seoul’s letter of appreciation for the peacemaking role of the departing Japanese emperor can help both sides soften their hard positions on issues from the past.
Beneath the good deeds after the tragedy in Poway, California, lies a desire to restore a community’s harmony – and to curb hate-filled violence.
In Sudan and Algeria, protesters who have won the downfall of longtime rulers know only democracy can deal with issues like corruption.
A jihadist goal in the Easter Sunday bombings may have been to provoke retaliation against the minority Muslims. Tales of unity after the attack offer a counternarrative.
As societies debate aging demographics, they are also being transformed by examples that defy stereotypes.
The election of a TV comedian as president shows not only a mass rejection of a political elite but a deep demand for clean governance in a nation low on trust.
Sunday’s bombings show why the island nation’s recent moves toward reconciliation need to be revived.
The Mueller report leaves a shadow over President Trump about possible obstruction of justice, but it also offers insights on how acts of conscience can turn events.
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