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Barcelona reels under coordinated attacks that claim more than a dozen lives

A van plowed through pedestrians in the heart of the city as police foiled suicide bombers just to the south.

The potential conflict between nuclear powers that Trump barely acknowledges

China and India are having their most serious standoff in decades.

Van plows into crowd in Barcelona, killing 13; second, related attempt is thwarted

The Islamic State claims responsibility for initial attack, in Las Ramblas district.

Van plows into crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas district; 13 reported dead and scores injured

The Islamic State later claimed responsibility; police thwart second attack 60 miles away by killing suspects.

Van swerves into crowds in Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas district; 13 reported dead and scores injured

The Islamic State later claimed responsibility for the attack, which Spanish authorities were treating as terrorism.

Venezuela intensifies crackdown on government critics

Maduro loyalists are targeting opponents and pursuing a new law to punish dissent.

The angst of the liberal democrats who once thought Russia's future was in their hands

After they won in 1991, economic collapse and the endurance of the Soviet elite paved the way for Putin.

Van swerves into crowds in Barcelona's popular Las Ramblas district; 13 reported dead and more than 50 injured

The reason for the incident was not immediately clear, but Spanish reports said it was treated as a terrorist attack.

Hong Kong student leaders jailed for 2014 pro-democracy protest

Some see Beijing pressure behind the resentencing of the three activists, who took part in the Umbrella Movement.

Hamas is known for its suicide attacks. Now it's been hit by one for the first time.

The blast in Gaza comes as tensions rise between Hamas and Islamic State militants.

Has the moral authority of the U.S. been eroded with Trump's reaction to the violence in Virginia?

Allies and adversaries of the president began questioning whether he had weakened the role traditionally played by the United States as a global leader.

What you need to know about NAFTA as it goes through a quarter-life crisis

Political stakes are high as NAFTA gets an overdue renegotiation.

Chinese state media made a racist video about India and is censoring its critics

The video features a Chinese actor, dressed in a turban and phony beard, reciting lines in English but in a manner Indians are perceived to speak."

Iranian opposition leader ends hunger strike after government agrees to relax house arrest

Mehdi Karroubi, who was hospitalized, has been under house arrest for six years after leading Iran's 2009 election protests.

Hamas struck by suicide attack in Gaza for the first time

The blast comes as tensions rise between Hamas and Islamic State militants.

10-year-old Indian rape victim gives birth after a court denies her request for an abortion

The girl's parents say she was raped repeatedly by her uncle.

Hong Kong student leaders jailed for 2014 pro-democracy umbrella protest

Many see Beijing pressure behind the controversial appeal and resentencing of the activists.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai to study at Oxford

"So excited to go to Oxford!! Well done to all A-level students - the hardest year. Best wishes for life ahead!" she wrote.

No American strike on North Korea without my consent, says South's president

Dunford agreed that a strike on North Korea would bring absolutely horrific' consequences to the region.

Iranian opposition leader hospitalized after hunger strike, reports say

Mehdi Karroubi has been under house arrest for six years after leading Iran's 2009 election protests.

Hong Kong student leaders jailed for 2014 pro-democracy umbrella protest

In controversial resentencing, three Umbrella Movement leaders will spend months in jail.

Drug production is booming in Paraguay, and so is drug violence

The murder of a drug kingpin has sparked a fierce battle for control of his empire.

Trump's far-right dilemma, and 4 other global stories you might have missed

In this occasional series, the London bureau of The Washington Post brings you up to speed on some of the biggest stories of the week.

China and India are dangerously close to military conflict in the Himalayas

Tensions are higher than at almost any time since the two countries went to war in 1962.

Trump's Charlottesville response puts his foreign friends in an awkward position

Those who have embraced Trump are feeling the backlash themselves.

The painful search for China's missing children slowly gains momentum 

Thousands of children are stolen every year and sold for adoption.

Kenya's opposition leader vows court challenge over election loss

Raila Odinga said he will take his allegations of vote rigging to the country's supreme court.

Kenya's opposition leader vows court challenge over election loss

Raila Odinga said he will take his allegations of vote rigging to the country's supreme court. .

Iran's supreme leader says the U.S. should 'tackle' white supremacy

Ayatollah Khamenei again uses Twitter to weigh in on domestic U.S. politics.

Australian neo-Nazi group peppers schools with racist fliers

Three schools were vandalized this weekend in Melbourne.

Israel's response to Charlottesville hasn't been as clear as you might have expected

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has styled himself as a leader of Jews everywhere, drew flak for giving no response to Charlottesville at all.

In Germany, a Boy Scout leader on the front lines against the far right

Trump-related controversy struck the American scouts. But in this European nation, scouting is political.

How a post-Bannon White House may deal with the world

Bannon's views have already been sidelined to a large extent.

Migrant flow to Italy shrinks as government in Rome cracks down

The drop in the number of asylum seekers comes as advocates warn of rising risks for migrants.

Islamic State threatens more bloodshed in Iran

The extremist group steps up efforts to target the country, including recruiting Sunni minorities to carry out attacks.

Hesitant reaction to Charlottesville spotlights divisions within Europe's far right

Online celebrations in extremist circles clashed with the more measured tone of far-right leaders.

Migrant flow to Italy shrinks as government in Rome cracks down

The sharp drop in asylum seekers comes as advocates warn of rising dangers for migrants.

'To our Jewish guests': A Swiss hotel singles out Jews

The hotel manager apologized for the sign asking Jewish guests to shower before using the swimming pool.

How other countries have dealt with monuments to dictators, fascists and racists

Hint: Better than America.

Zimbabwe's first lady allegedly assaulted a model who partied with her sons

"I needed to crawl out of the room before I could run away,' the model said.

A Marine took a flag from a fallen Japanese soldier. Decades later, it's back with the soldier's family.

The Japanese family never knew what happened to their brother until flag's return.

North Korea's Kim Jong Un appears to ease rhetoric in standoff over nuclear weapons

U.S. Joint Chiefs chairman stresses diplomacy, but notes 'full range' of military options at ready

Aid groups say Italy is forcing them to stop rescuing migrants at sea

Major NGOs are ending rescue operations and blaming it on new measures by Italy's government.

Iran was at the forefront of the fight against ISIS. Now it has to face the militants at home.

The Islamic State steps up its efforts to target the country, including recruiting Sunni minorities to carry out attacks.

A Marine took a flag from a dead Japanese soldier's body. Seventy-three years later, it's back with the soldier's family.

Japanese family never knew what happened to their brother until flag's return.

Does diplomacy stand a chance in North Korea?

Behind-the-scenes talks are happening, but experts on split on whether they're a good idea.

North Korea's Kim appears to ease rhetoric in standoff over nuclear weapons

U.S. Joint Chiefs chairman stresses diplomacy, but notes 'full range' of military options at ready

North Korea's Kim appears to ease rhetoric

U.S. Joint Chiefs chairman stresses diplomacy, but notes 'full range' of military options at ready

'We have drawn a different lesson from history': How the world is reacting to violence in Charlottesville

Strict laws against hate speech are at the heart of the Europeans' reckoning with the Nazi past.

Joint Chiefs chairman stresses North Korea diplomacy, but notes 'full range' of military options at ready

The Defense Secretary said it will be game on' if North Korea shoots a missile at the United States.