By Natalie Alcoba & Ana Lankes | The New York Times
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, a political titan in Argentina, was found guilty Tuesday and sentenced to six years in prison and banned from holding public office for a fraud scheme that directed public roadworks contracts to a family friend while she was the first lady and president.
By Melissa Eddy & Erika Solomon | The New York Times
Special Forces in Germany have arrested 25 people suspected of supporting a domestic terrorist organization that planned to overthrow the government and form its own state, the federal prosecutor said Wednesday.
By Vivian Nereim & David Pierson | The New York Times
China’s leader, Xi Jinping, will travel to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for a flurry of meetings bringing together heads of state from across the Middle East, a region where longtime American allies are growing increasingly close to China.
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By Edward Wong | The New York Times
A U.S. federal court said in a filing on Tuesday that it was dismissing a lawsuit against the crown prince of Saudi Arabia over the killing of a Saudi columnist who lived in Virginia, after the State Department’s determination that the prince has immunity as a head of state or government.
By Dan Lamothe & Louisa Loveluck | The Washington Post
The Pentagon is preparing to resume full ground operations alongside Kurdish partners in northern Syria, officials said Tuesday, a move that risks further inflaming relations with NATO ally Turkey, which blames the Kurds for a deadly bombing in Istanbul last month and has threatened a ground assault in retaliation.
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