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The Korean War Emptied the Town. Those Who Rebuilt It May Now Be Rewarded

The Korean War Emptied the Town. Those Who Rebuilt It May Now Be Rewarded

The Korean War Emptied the Town. Those Who Rebuilt It May Now Be Rewarded The Korean War Emptied the Town. Those Who Rebuilt It May Now Be Rewarded HAEAN, South Korea — Along the border with North Korea is a town where the sad legacy of war is perhaps best understood by looking at the crops in the field. Standing …

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Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War

Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War

Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War Afghan Leaders Sideline Spokesmen in an Escalating Misinformation War KABUL, Afghanistan — After Ahmad Jawad Hijri saw the wounded children in the hospital and learned of the Afghan airstrike that put them there, killing nine others around their age in northern Afghanistan, he never expected that his response would land him …

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Surrounded by men dressed for war, I saw Trump’s fascism at the heart of American democracy

Protesters storm the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

Surrounded by men dressed for war, I saw Trump’s fascism at the heart of American democracy Surrounded by men dressed for war, I saw Trump’s fascism at the heart of American democracy Donald Trump had made this speech many times before. He had told the same lies and spread the same conspiracy theories at rallies and campaign events across the …

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It’s Mother vs. Son in Britain’s Priciest Divorce War

It’s Mother vs. Son in Britain’s Priciest Divorce War

It’s Mother vs. Son in Britain’s Priciest Divorce War It’s Mother vs. Son in Britain’s Priciest Divorce War For the United Kingdom, the influx of Russian capital — and capital from the super rich in other parts of the world — had upsides. Real estate prices and tax coffers were plumped, and a mini industry of accountants, lawyers and advisers …

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A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual Reunion

A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual Reunion

A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual Reunion A Beloved World War II Photo Comes to Life in a Virtual Reunion Late last month, Ms. Adler Donley shared the photo on several World War II-themed internet groups, along with an appeal: “Trying to find these children from Italy. My dad Martin Adler, 96 years old, …

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How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War

How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War

How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War How Pop Music Fandom Became Sports, Politics, Religion and All-Out War In October, with “Chromatica” having registered as a modest hit, Grande’s own new album, “Positions,” leaked online before its official release. Cordero, who liked Grande well enough but found her new music to be lacking, shared a link …

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‘Covid Can’t Compete.’ In a Place Mired in War, the Virus Is an Afterthought.

‘Covid Can’t Compete.’ In a Place Mired in War, the Virus Is an Afterthought.

‘Covid Can’t Compete.’ In a Place Mired in War, the Virus Is an Afterthought. ‘Covid Can’t Compete.’ In a Place Mired in War, the Virus Is an Afterthought. KABUL, Afghanistan — For Mohammad Wakil, 23, social distancing is an abstract concept. Every working day, he shakes hands with scores of customers at the teeming bazaar where he sells secondhand shoes. …

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John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89

John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89 John le Carré, Best-Selling Author of Cold War Thrillers, Dies at 89 Graham Greene called “The Spy Who Came in From the Cold,” featuring the plump, ill-dressed George Smiley, the greatest spy story he had ever read. Source link

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As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise

As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise

As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise As War Goes On in Ethiopia, Ethnic Harassment Is on the Rise ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — On a bright day in mid-November, about a dozen police officers with machine guns barged into the home of Lisanewerk Desta, a theologian who is the head of the library and museum …

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An Epic Israeli TV Drama Exposes War Wounds Old and New

An Epic Israeli TV Drama Exposes War Wounds Old and New

An Epic Israeli TV Drama Exposes War Wounds Old and New An Epic Israeli TV Drama Exposes War Wounds Old and New JERUSALEM — A new Israeli television series based on true events from the 1973 war, when the country was caught off guard on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar and feared total destruction, has prompted an intense …

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