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11 Journalists on Covering the Capitol Siege: ‘This Could Get Ugly’

11 Journalists on Covering the Capitol Siege: ‘This Could Get Ugly’

11 Journalists on Covering the Capitol Siege: ‘This Could Get Ugly’ 11 Journalists on Covering the Capitol Siege: ‘This Could Get Ugly’ Reporters knew before they arrived at the Capitol on Wednesday that there would be large protests in support of President Trump. But most expected the day’s main event to be the drama and ceremony of the nation’s leaders …

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With Delay in Afghan Peace Talks, a Creeping Sense of ‘Siege’ Around Kabul

With Delay in Afghan Peace Talks, a Creeping Sense of ‘Siege’ Around Kabul

With Delay in Afghan Peace Talks, a Creeping Sense of ‘Siege’ Around Kabul With Delay in Afghan Peace Talks, a Creeping Sense of ‘Siege’ Around Kabul KABUL, Afghanistan — Mornings in the city begin with “sticky bombs,” explosives slapped onto vehicles that go up in flames. With night comes the dread of hit-and-run assassinations in the nearby districts — government …

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Under Siege in Belarus, Lukashenko Turns to Putin

Under Siege in Belarus, Lukashenko Turns to Putin

Under Siege in Belarus, Lukashenko Turns to Putin Under Siege in Belarus, Lukashenko Turns to Putin MOSCOW — After claiming for weeks that Russia was plotting to overthrow him, President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko of Belarus appealed to the Kremlin on Saturday for help against a wave of protests and strikes triggered by police violence after a disputed presidential election. Mr. …

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Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege

Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege

Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege When Prime Minister Imran Khan boasted last year that Pakistan had one of the “freest presses in the world,” journalists were quick to object, saying that intimidation of reporters across the country was intensifying. It has only gotten worse since. Two years …

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Kashmir, Under Siege and Lockdown, Faces a Mental Health Crisis

Kashmir, Under Siege and Lockdown, Faces a Mental Health Crisis

Kashmir, Under Siege and Lockdown, Faces a Mental Health Crisis Kashmir, Under Siege and Lockdown, Faces a Mental Health Crisis PAHOO, Kashmir — Sara Begum’s suffering began on Aug. 3, when masked policemen barged into her home, badly roughed up her son and whisked him away. Ms. Begum’s son, Fayaz Ahmad Mir, 28, was one of thousands of civilians arrested …

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12 Fraught Hours With E.M.T.s in a City Under Siege

12 Fraught Hours With E.M.T.s in a City Under Siege

Which, in a sense, it is. With colossal public housing projects and families crammed into sagging, multiunit homes, Paterson is a densely populated city of nearly 148,000. These days, the city’s ambulance call volume, per capita, is as great as New York City’s, asserted Brian J. McDermott, the exhausted chief of the Fire Department. There were 620 confirmed cases of …

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