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Vatican Official, Charged With Sexual Abuse, Dies

The ex-envoy had been due to go on trial in a Vatican tribunal on July 11, but he was hospitalized on the morning of the hearing

How a Photographer Captured the USSR’s Dramatic Rise as the U.S. Economy Tanked

On August 29, 1991, the Soviet Parliament suspended the activities of the Communist Party. But when LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White visited the country in 1930, she found an empire on the rise.

On the Set of China’s Latest War Films

Photographer Kevin Frayer takes us behind the scenes of China’s next box office hits

China Cracks Down on Top Brokerage Firm Over Suspicions of Short Selling

A journalist and two officials from the country's securities regulatory body are also being questioned

Saudi Arabia Is Reporting a Surge in MERS Deaths

Some two million Muslim pilgrims are due to arrive next month for the annual Hajj pilgrimage

How to Buy an Ethical Diamond

The diamond industry is still tainted by conflict, but it's possible to buy a jewel that helps people—instead of hurting them

The Fight Against Blood Diamonds Continues

It's been 15 years since the global crackdown. But the industry is still tainted by conflict and misery

Inside Kobani and the Kurdish War Against ISIS

Two photographers look at the Kurds' growing sense of transnational identity as they wage a war against the Islamic State

Asian Stocks Rise After Wall Street Rebounds

Analysts said there are probably more roller-coaster days ahead

Tropical Storm Erika Approaches the Eastern Caribbean

Tropical storm warnings were issued for Puerto Rico, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and the Leeward Islands

Train Gunman Is Charged With Terrorism in France

El-Khazzani was tackled and tied up by at least five passengers

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