CONVERSATIONS STOPPED. Lawmakers in the parliamentary lounge rose to their feet. Supporters thronged forward, offering their hands and congratulations.
WHEN INDIA’S explosive batsmen face Pakistan’s scorching bowlers, cricket fever grips both nations. People crowd into tea stalls, huddling around a single television or radio.
GENERAL ABDUL RAZIQ, police chief of Kandahar, was not yet 40 but had run through more than nine lives. For America, he was a bulwark against the Taliban; to Human Rights Watch, he was Afghanistan’s “torturer-in-chief”.
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THE HONDURANS are travelling light. Most carry just a backpack with a few articles of clothing. Some have brought pushchairs for children, who bear their ordeal with remarkably few tears.
IN JULY, AT a convention of his small and inaptly named Social Liberal Party, Jair Bolsonaro unveiled his star hire.
FOR CRITICS of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy, Jamal Khashoggi’s murder and the administration’s response to it tell you everything you need to know about its shortcomings.
THE AMISH are members of a devoutly religious community with Swiss-German roots who rely on themselves. They do not pay Social Security taxes and lack health insurance.
LARRY HOGAN works a room like Joe Frazier worked an opponent’s upper body: thoroughly, relentlessly, joyfully, leaving no part untouched.
GOODING IS A small town in Idaho, one of America’s most conservative states. It is the sort of place where a campaigner may encounter a man butchering an elk on the dining-room table.
ALL WAS auspicious for the start of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. The American and Russian leaders, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev, signed it at precisely 1.45pm on December 8th, 1987—a time recommended by the First Lady’s astrologer.
A “CLOWN” IS what President Donald Trump recently called Gavin Newsom, the current lieutenant-governor and Democratic candidate for governor of California.
THE LOS ANGELES regional food bank distributes 300,000 meals a month, but that, says its director, Michael Flood, is only a fraction of what the hungry 1.4m people in the county need.
How transgender rights sometimes lead to conflict
Campaigners say that only individuals can know their gender. Others want the state to have a role