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In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll

In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll

In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll In a Village of Widows, the Opium Trade Has Taken a Deadly Toll MIR ALI, Afghanistan — On the barren high plains of western Afghanistan, along a roadway south of Herat city, is a collection of sturdy earthen huts known as Qala-e-Biwaha, or “village of widows.” Most …

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Lebanese Officials Try to Limit Inquiry Into Deadly Beirut Blast

Lebanese Officials Try to Limit Inquiry Into Deadly Beirut Blast

Lebanese Officials Try to Limit Inquiry Into Deadly Beirut Blast Lebanese Officials Try to Limit Inquiry Into Deadly Beirut Blast BEIRUT, Lebanon — More than four months after the largest explosion in Lebanon’s history sent a shock wave of death and destruction through Beirut, not a single official has accepted responsibility for the blast or publicly explained how a stockpile …

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Deadly White Island Volcano Eruption Leads to Charges

Deadly White Island Volcano Eruption Leads to Charges

Deadly White Island Volcano Eruption Leads to Charges Deadly White Island Volcano Eruption Leads to Charges WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Almost one year to the day after a deadly volcanic eruption killed 22 people on New Zealand’s White Island, the country’s workplace safety regulator has charged 13 parties for their roles in the disaster. In a televised address on Monday, …

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Deadly Bombing Shatters an Afghan Haven From War

Deadly Bombing Shatters an Afghan Haven From War

Deadly Bombing Shatters an Afghan Haven From War Deadly Bombing Shatters an Afghan Haven From War HERAT, Afghanistan — Twin bombs tore through a crowded bazaar in what is considered the most peaceful province in Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest attack in the province in more than a decade. The …

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Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures

Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures

Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures Deadly Protests Erupt in Uganda After Arrest of 2 Opposition Figures NAIROBI, Kenya — Seven people were killed and 45 others wounded as violent demonstrations broke out across Uganda on Wednesday, the police said, after two presidential candidates were arrested while trying to campaign ahead of a highly anticipated …

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Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests

Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests

Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests Uganda Police Arrest Opposition Figure, Setting Off Deadly Protests KAMPALA, Uganda — The police in Uganda said three people died and 38 were injured in protests that broke out on Wednesday in Uganda’s capital after officers arrested Bobi Wine, a musician and opposition politician seeking the presidency in next year’s election. …

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Using Wolves as First Responders Against a Deadly Brain Disease

Using Wolves as First Responders Against a Deadly Brain Disease

Using Wolves as First Responders Against a Deadly Brain Disease Using Wolves as First Responders Against a Deadly Brain Disease Are the wolves of Yellowstone National Park the first line of defense against a terrible disease that preys on herds of wildlife? That’s the question for a research project underway in the park, and preliminary results suggest that the answer …

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Suspect Arrested in Deadly Ambush of Mormon Family

Suspect Arrested in Deadly Ambush of Mormon Family

Suspect Arrested in Deadly Ambush of Mormon Family Suspect Arrested in Deadly Ambush of Mormon Family “It’s so obvious to anyone with common sense that you don’t get to almost 100 percent impunity without a rottenness and corruption that’s eroded the institutions to their core,” said Mr. LeBarón, 42, who has conducted a high-profile campaign to pressure the Mexican authorities …

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Deadly School Assault Catapults Kabul into Even More Despair

Deadly School Assault Catapults Kabul into Even More Despair

Deadly School Assault Catapults Kabul into Even More Despair Deadly School Assault Catapults Kabul into Even More Despair KABUL, Afghanistan — It was an unusually pleasant fall day, and the two Kabul University students joked that they could afford to be a bit late to class to catch some sun. The students, Ahmad Ali Mohammedi and Sajat Naijati, then headed …

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Deadly Taliban Attack Probably Used Drone, a Worrisome Shift

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Deadly Taliban Attack Probably Used Drone, a Worrisome Shift Deadly Taliban Attack Probably Used Drone, a Worrisome Shift KABUL, Afghanistan — A Taliban attack, most likely carried out by a drone, killed at least four security officers in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, according to senior and local Afghan officials, representing what could be the group’s first publicly known use of …

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