The New York Times

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 07:02
In the face of soaring street crime, the state government has deployed a security force of 85,000 in Rio de Janeiro, among them 23,000 soldiers who stand sentinel at busy intersections or cruise the streets in military jeeps, their weapons aimed menacingly at the sidewalk.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In a ruling that clears the way for El Salvador to prosecute the perpetrators of war crimes committed during its brutal civil war, the country’s highest court has struck down an amnesty law that has protected soldiers, rebel fighters and death squads for more than two decades.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Egyptians watched raptly over the weekend as military forces moved to unseat a democratically elected Islamist president in Turkey, reminding many of a similar move by the Egyptian military three years ago.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Turkish government’s crackdown after a military coup attempt widened into a sweeping purge on Monday, cutting a swath through the security services and reaching deeply into the government bureaucracy and the political and business classes.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Human rights groups urged the United Nations Security Council to place an immediate arms embargo on South Sudan in order to reduce unlawful attacks on civilians.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Brazilian authorities arrested 10 members of an Islamist militant group that was organizing terrorist attacks, officials announced Thursday, raising tension around the country just two weeks before the start of the Olympic Games.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In taking command of Joint Task Force Bravo, U.S. Army Col. Brian Hughes praised the forces' role in aiding Central American governments to combat the effects of natural disasters and transnational crimes.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 06:14
Saudi Arabia should be ousted from the United Nations Human Rights Council for its unlawful killings of civilians in Yemen, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said jointly on Wednesday, an unusual demand meant to draw attention to one of the world’s most powerful countries, embroiled in one of the world’s most brutal wars.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:25
The battle over education here has suddenly turned literal. Violent protests have claimed the lives of at least nine people in little more than a week, littered the roads with the charred remains of cargo trucks, and tapped a deep vein of anger and mistrust toward the government.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 06:43
American airstrikes in northern Afghanistan killed at least seven hostages being held in a Taliban prison on Saturday, according to accounts from the families of victims and local officials from the immediate area. Some accounts put the death toll as high as 16.

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