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Europe’s Turkey Problem

Earlier this year, the E.U. reached a deal with Turkey to slow the flow of refugees. As a condition, the E.U. promised to allow Turks visa-free travel to Europe in exchange for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s promise to observe principles of democracy and human rights. So far the deal remains in place, but Erdogan says…

New Zealand Invite to U.S. Navy Marks End to Nuclear Stalemate

It is thought that a U.S. ship could participate in the Royal New Zealand Navy's 75th anniversary later this year

Uighur Extremists Joining ISIS Poses a Security and Economic Headache for China’s Xi Jinping

Insecurity in China’s far Western province of Xinjiang throws up obstacles for Xi’s signature One Belt One Road initiative

The U.S. Is Seizing $1 Billion In Assets in Malaysia’s 1MDB Corruption Case

U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch accused a number of 1MDB officials of treating "this public trust as a personal bank account"

MH370 Crash Site Could Be North of Search Area, Team Says

Despite drift modeling and other predictions, no one knows what happened to the aircraft or precisely where it crashed

After Social Media Star’s Murder, Pakistan Will Move to Outlaw ‘Honor Killings’

The government aims to pass the bill within a "couple of weeks" Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter said

Security Council Holds First Poll on 12 Candidates For Next U.N. Chief

Six men and six women are in the running to replace Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

U.S. Arrests Senior HSBC Banker Over Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme

Investigators say Mark Johnson and another British banker "wove a web of lies" to cover up their fraud

Protestors Clash With Police in Armenian Capital Amid Ongoing Hostage Situation

A group of gunmen are seeking the release of an opposition figure who was arrested in June

Q&A with UN Secretary-General Candidate Igor Luksic

The UN is selecting a new secretary general in the fall. TIME foreign affairs columnist Ian Bremmer talks to Igor Luksic, the foreign minister of Montenegro, about how he would run the UN:   What is the single most important thing that a UN secretary general can do to make the United Nations a more…

Q&A with UN Secretary General Candidate Vesna Pusic

Aiming to become the first woman to be Secretary General of the UN

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