New York Times

Typhoon Mangkhut: Deadly Storm Churns Through Philippines Toward China

More than 20 hours after the fierce storm struck the Philippines on Saturday, at least 16 people were reported killed, including a child. But officials had barely begun to assess the damage.

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Rwanda Freeing Over 2,000 Prisoners, Including an Opposition Leader

President Paul Kagame’s government ordered the release of Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, leader of an opposition party, and Kizito Mihigo, a musician and activist.

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A Simple Life

Mennonites living in Belize exist apart from the government, with limited technology and surrounded by farmable land.

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Typhoon Mangkhut: How to Help

Nonprofits have mobilized to help those affected by Typhoon Mangkhut, which has pummeled the Philippines.

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Egypt Detains Mubarak Sons in Stock Manipulation Case

Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, whose father was ousted as president in 2011, were arrested as part of an investigation into unlawful trading that began in 2012.

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U.S. Drops Charges Against Ex-Senegal Official in Chinese Energy Bribery Case

Prosecutors offered no explanation for dismissing the case. Cheikh Gadio was arrested 10 months ago along with a representative of CEFC China Energy.

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North and South Korea Open Full-Time Liaison Office at Border

South Korea is pushing ahead to improve ties with the North, despite doubts over its willingness to end its nuclear weapons program.

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Typhoon Slams Into the Philippines

The super typhoon, also known as Ompong, made landfall on Luzon in the early hours of Saturday, bringing with it battering winds and lashing rain.

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Volkswagen Beetle, Symbol of ’60s Counterculture, Will Be Discontinued Again

The German carmaker’s United States unit, the only division still turning out the curvy car originally developed at Hitler’s direction, will end production of the vehicle in July.

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