By Ece Toksabay & Huseyin Hayatsever | Reuters
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in 10 provinces devastated by two earthquakes that killed more than 5,100 people and left a trail of destruction across a wide area of southern Turkey and neighboring Syria.
By Joe Parkin Daniels | Financial Times (free)
Ecuador’s center-right president, Guillermo Lasso, suffered unexpectedly heavy defeats in a referendum on key reforms and mayoral contests, sparking calls from the leftist opposition for an early election in the Andean country.
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By Choe Sang-Hun | The New York Times
A court in Seoul ruled Tuesday that South Korean marines were guilty of committing a massacre of unarmed villagers during the Vietnam War and ordered the South Korean government to compensate one of the Vietnamese victims.
By Michael D. Shear | The New York Times
Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday announced almost $1 billion in new pledges by private companies to support communities in Central America, part of the Biden administration’s effort to keep migrants from fleeing toward the U.S. border.
By Alex Horton, Dan Lamothe & Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post
The top U.S. general responsible for protecting North American skies said Monday that past incursions by Chinese balloons went undetected by the Pentagon, exposing what he characterized as a worrisome deficiency that must be addressed.
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