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    Having Won Syria’s War, al-Assad Is Mired in Economic Woes

    After a decade of war, the biggest threat now to President Bashar al-Assad is an economic crisis. But at a recent meeting, he had no concrete solutions to his country’s extreme distress.
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    Cuba sin un Castro en el poder

    Raúl Castro renunció como líder del Partido Comunista de Cuba, lo que deja a la isla en un terreno desconocido.

    Cartas, amenazas y banderolas: arranca una gran batalla legal en el fútbol europeo

    Los superclubes llamaron a los abogados. El presidente de la federación europea del deporte dijo que los líderes de los equipos eran “víboras y...

    U.N. Reports Surge of Migrant Children Entering Mexico, Destined for U.S.

    The number of children arriving in Mexico seeking to cross into the United States increased ninefold from January to March 2021. Some 275 arrive...

    U.S. health officials are examining ‘a handful’ of new, unconfirmed reports after J.& J. vaccine pause, the CDC director says.

    Officials are trying to determine whether the reports might be cases of a rare, serious blood clotting disorder. It’s unclear whether the vaccine was...

    Your Tuesday Briefing

    Shortages and mounting death tolls in India’s second wave.