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Iran Blocking IAEA Access to Nuclear-Related Sites

Iran is refusing to allow inspectors access to nuclear-related sites and hindering a probe by the United Nations atomic agency…

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Contender for Japan Leader Sees Need for Missile-Strike Ability

TOKYO—Japan needs to consider building a missile-strike capability against potential foes including China and North Korea, said one of the…

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Two Young Afghan Sisters’ Journey Across Afghanistan to Escape the Taliban

Taliban fighters armed with AK-47s fired warning shots over the heaving crowd at the entrance to Kabul airport. Fourteen-year-old Maryam…

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Opinion

Opinion | Our Friends the Taliban

The Taliban claimed Monday to have conquered the last major opposition to its takeover of Afghanistan, routing remnants of the…

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Opinion | BlackRock’s China Blunder

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has begun a major initiative in China. On Aug. 30 it launched a set…

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Taliban Claim to Have Conquered Last Pocket of Resistance in Afghanistan

The Taliban claimed Monday to have overcome the last pocket of resistance in Afghanistan, releasing images they said showed the…

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States

Directors of Hong Kong’s Apple Daily Publisher Quit, Citing National-Security Crackdown

HONG KONG—The four remaining directors of a publishing company that recently closed the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper founded by jailed…

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Belarus Jails One of Its Last Leading Dissidents for 11 Years

MOSCOW—A Belarusian activist who avoided deportation by tearing up her passport last year was sentenced to 11 years in prison…

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Israel Launches Manhunt After Palestinian Militants Escape From Prison

TEL AVIV—Israeli forces launched a search for a Palestinian militant leader and five other inmates who staged an elaborate escape…

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States

The Business of Homeland Security Thrives in the Two Decades Since 9/11

WASHINGTON—The attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, led policy makers to embark on one of the largest spending binges in federal…

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