The Far-Right Takeover of the Tory Party Is No Laughing Matter
The U.S. Is Asking the Wrong Questions About the Global South
‘Green Jobs’ Alone Are No Magic Bullet for Chile’s Informal Economy
Biden’s Overseas Labor Union Initiative Has Troubling Cold War Precedents
The Red Cross Wants Gamers to ‘Play by the Rules’ of War
A Persistent Crisis in Central America
South American Presidents Like Their Power Unchecked
U.S. and China Address Trade Tensions in Rare High-Level Washington Meeting
By Joe Leahy & James Politi | Financial Times
China’s commerce minister and his U.S. counterpart have raised concerns about their countries’ trade and investment policies at a meeting in Washington but pledged to keep channels of communication open in the first visit by a senior Chinese official to the U.S. capital since 2020.
More from WPR: Rising or Falling, China Is a Serious but Manageable Competitor
Erdogan Defies Predictions of Political Demise Ahead of Turkey Election Runoff
By Can Sezer & Jonathan Spicer | Reuters
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has defied forecasts of his political demise in Turkey’s elections, rallying voters with a potent mix of religious conservatism and nationalism that looks set to propel his rule into a third decade Sunday.
More from WPR: Turkey’s European Story Is Likely Over
Oath Keepers Leader Rhodes Gets 18 Years for Jan. 6 Seditious Conspiracy
By Rachel Weiner, Tom Jackman & Spencer S. Hsu | The Washington Post
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday in the first punishment to be handed down for seditious conspiracy in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.
More from WPR: How Trump Inaugurated a ‘Golden Age of Domestic Extremism’
Peru’s Congress Deems Mexican Leader Unwelcome, Regional Split Deepens
By Marco Aquino | Reuters
Lawmakers in Peru voted Thursday to declare Mexico’s leftist president unwelcome in the South American country, citing what they described as his meddling in Peru’s internal affairs and marking a deepening diplomatic split in the region.
More from WPR: Peru’s Political Crisis Is Reawakening Echoes of Its Civil Conflict
Portugal Paves Way to a Huawei Ban on Country’s 5G Network
By Anna Gross & Barney Jopson | Financial Times
The Portuguese government has set the stage for a ban on Huawei equipment in the country’s 5G network in what would be a policy U-turn that delivers a severe blow to the Chinese company’s ambitions in Europe.
Fulgence Kayishema: Rwanda Genocide Suspect Appears in South African Court
By Wendell Roelf | Reuters
Former Rwandan police officer Fulgence Kayishema, accused of ordering the killing of some 2,000 Tutsis who were seeking refuge in a church during the 1994 genocide, appeared briefly in a South African court Friday and was remanded in custody.
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