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    Leadership of U.N. Human Rights Body Becomes Proxy Battle for World Powers

    A fight over the council’s presidency is seen by some as an effort by China, Russia and Saudi Arabia to put a more compliant state in control ahead of greater involvement by the Biden administration.

    Women and Leadership: Looking Beyond the Global Health Crisis

    We asked female leaders in crucial disciplines to talk about the role women can have in determining what the world looks like after the pandemic.
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    Deadly Blast Hits Pakistan Hotel, Missing China’s Envoy by Perhaps Just Minutes

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    It was not immediately clear what sanctions, if any, Sébastien Lemire would face after he acknowledged taking a nude photo of William Amos during...

    Biden Preparing to Declare That Atrocities Against Armenia Were Genocide

    The designation for the World War I-era killings would further fray U.S. relations with Turkey, but it is a risk the president appears willing...

    Biden Preparing to Declare That Atrocities Against Armenia Were Genocide

    The designation for the World War I-era killings would further fray U.S. relations with Turkey, but it is a risk the president appears willing...

    Putin Warns of a Russian ‘Red Line’ the West Will Regret Crossing

    In a state-of-the nation speech, President Vladimir Putin warned of a “fast and tough” response to security threats, in a message seemingly aimed at...

    Idriss Déby Dies at 68; Poor Herder’s Son Became Chad’s Longtime Autocrat

    Mr. Déby who was aiming for a fourth decade in power, died from what the government called wounds sustained at a battlefront with rebels.