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Sinosphere Blog: German Broadcaster Is Urged to Speak for Press Freedom in China

Su Yutong in front of the headquarters of Deutsche Welle in Bonn.

Sinosphere Blog: Foreign Forces in League with Hong Kong0s Democrats Include Gandhi, King, Jesus

Demonstrators against Beijing's restrictions on elections for Hong Kong's chief executive gathered Sunday evening near the territory's government complex.

Pakistani Protesters Briefly Take Over State TV Building

Pakistani troops urging protesters to evacuate the state television building in Islamabad on Monday.

Beijing0s Stance Has Democrats in Hong Kong Facing Tough Choices

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong disrupted a speech by Li Fei, a deputy secretary general of the National People0s Congress Standing Committee, on Monday.

Parent Stabs to Death 3 Students at Elementary School in China

The attacker, who killed himself, had been angry that his daughter had been barred from registering because she had not completed homework.

NATO Set to Ratify Pledge on Joint Defense in Case of Major Cyberattack

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the NATO secretary general, said the pact was a start, 0but I cannot tell you it is a complete strategy.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Boris Johnson0s Blond Ambition

As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs

President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine at a news conference in Brussels on Friday. On Monday, he accused Russia of 0direct and open aggression'' against Ukraine.

Op-Ed Contributors: To Beat ISIS, Focus on Syria

To win this war, the West must promote power sharing in Damascus. Even Iran and Saudi Arabia seem willing to help.

Sinosphere Blog: Ukraine Conflict Has Been a Lift for China, Scholars Say

Civilian volunteers took a break while digging trenches on Sunday to help Ukrainian Army soldiers fortify the surroundings of Mariupol, in southeastern Ukraine, against potential incursions by pro-Russia militiamen.

Lens Blog: Revisiting Life and Death in Africa

Amid the tension of the Kibumba refugee camp in Goma, Zaire, children still managed to play.

Decaying Guant0namo Defies Closing Plans

At the prison in Guant0namo Bay, Cuba, last month, two detainees in one of the least restrictive sections held a conversation while separated by multiple fences.

Germany Steps Up Its Response to Global Security Crises

The country0s top politicians on Sunday approved the delivery of thousands of machine guns and hand grenades, as well as hundreds of antitank missiles, to Kurdish forces battling Islamic militants in Iraq.

Agiripalli Journal: Redrawing a State in India Drives Land Prices to the Sky

Farmland along a corridor of the recently divided state of Andhra Pradesh has been bought up by speculators hoping to profit from the creation of a new capital.

Ukrainian Woman, Held Up to Public Abuse, Is Released

Accused of spying, Irina Dovgan was wrapped in a Ukrainian flag and forced to endure public beatings and other abuse.

Lifting the Soul, and the Spanish Economy, Too

Pilgrims to the shrine of St. James huddled for a photograph at the Praza do Obradoiro, in front of the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela.

U.S. and Iran Unlikely Allies in Iraq Battle

Kurdish pesh merga fighters fire toward positions held by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria during heavy clashes in Tuz Khurmatu, in northern Iraq, on Sunday.

Pakistani Army Calls for Calm After Protest Turns Deadly

A protester in Islamabad, Pakistan, threw a tear-gas shell back toward the police on Sunday.

Libyans Overrun Compound Abandoned by U.S. Embassy in Tripoli

Damage from battles between militias was observed Sunday outside a building at the evacuated United States Embassy compound in Tripoli, Libya.

12 Are Killed as Militants Attack Prison in Somalia

Soldiers patrolled a security compound near the site of a prison attack on Sunday in Mogadishu.

Anti-Euro Party Wins Its First Seats in a German State Legislature

The party, Alternative for Germany, wants the country to stop using the euro as its currency, won seats in the Saxony state legislature.

News Analysis: East Meets West to Fill European Post, and It0s Harder to Tell Them Apart

Prime Minister Donald Tusk of Poland, a rising nation, will lead the European Council.

Israel Claims Nearly 1,000 Acres of West Bank Land Near Bethlehem

Residents of a Jewish settlement known as Gvaot near Bethlehem, where Israel laid claim to nearly 1,000 acres of West Bank land.

Affiliate of Al Qaeda Confirms Capture of U.N. Peacekeepers in Syria

An Israeli soldier near the Quneitra crossing in the Golan Heights on Sunday in the area where the Syrian branch of Al Qaeda captured nearly four dozen United Nations peacekeepers.

Op-Ed Contributor: Arm Ukraine or Surrender

The West must back Kiev militarily or back down from Russia.

Putin Urges 0Statehood0 Talks for Eastern Ukraine

Civilian volunteers dig trenches to help Ukrainian Army soldiers fortify the surroundings of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine.

China Restricts Voting Reforms for Hong Kong

Protesters switched on their cellphones at a rally in Hong Kong on Sunday night after China curbed election reforms in the city.