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Reuters News Agency
Classified documents seized from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago raise security concerns

BBC News
Salman Rushdie on ventilator and unable to speak, agent says - More

BBC News
Salman Rushdie stabbing suspect charged with attempted murder

Agence France-Presse
Activists accuse Iran of responsibility for Rushdie attack

The Associated Press
Suspect in New Mexico killings left trail of violence

CBC News
As U.K. hit with more extreme heat, demand grows for air conditioning where none existed

Deutsche Welle
Droughts across England as River Thames source drier than ever before

Deutsche Welle
Serious drought hitting Europe, wider world

Agence France-Presse
Volunteer firefighters key in France's fight against wildfires

The Associated Press
German businesses, public institutions urged to cap heat this winter to save gas

The Associated Press
Ukrainian minister says Russia blocking access to medicines

France 24
Civilians killed in Russian shelling in Kramatorsk and Zaporizhzhia

The Associated Press
Ukraine claims bridge strike in Kherson region

BBC News
Zelensky warns Russian soldiers at Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant

Reuters News Agency
Ukraine, Russia blame each other for nuclear plant shelling

Deutsche Welle
Ukraine: No smooth sailing for grain via the Black Sea

The Associated Press
At least 50 killed so far in Sudan seasonal flooding

Deutsche Welle
Sierra Leone president accuses protesters of insurrection - More

Agence France-Presse
Taliban violently disperse rare women's protest in Kabul

BBC News
The librarian who defied the Taliban

The Globe and Mail
Afghanistan is a picture of sorrow one year after Taliban takeover

The Associated Press
In Afghanistan, underground schools offer hope for girls

The Associated Press
AP Photos: The Story of India, 75 Years in the Making

Deutsche Welle
India at 75: Hindu nationalism overshadows the promise of secularism

Reuters News Agency
Indonesian defence minister Prabowo Subianto accepts party's nomination to run for president

The Associated Press
China sending fighter jets to Thailand for joint exercises

Deutsche Welle
How is China trying to redefine power balance in Taiwan Strait?

Deutsche Welle
US to conduct 'freedom of navigation' transit in Taiwan Strait

Reuters News Agency
Taiwan thanks U.S. for maintaining security in Taiwan Strait

Reuters News Agency
Broad swathe of China swelters in high temperatures

Reuters News Agency
Tropical Storm Meari lashes Japan with heavy rain

The Associated Press
Fearing Trump's influence, Brazil stands up against Bolsonaro

Reuters News Agency
Gustavo Petro replaces Colombia's military commanders in human rights drive

France 24
Salman Rushdie sous assistance respiratoire après avoir été poignardé près de New York - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Le FBI a saisi des documents classés "top secret" au domicile de Donald Trump

Agence France-Presse
Sel, soleil et sécheresse, la combinaison gagnante des paludiers

Agence France-Presse
En France, vers un début d'accalmie des incendies avec la fin de la canicule

France 24
Trois morts dans des bombardements russes à Kramatorsk et Zaporijjia

Agence de Presse Reuters
L'économie russe recule de 4% au 2e trimestre en raison des sanctions

Agence de Presse Reuters
Iran : La presse conservatrice félicite l'agresseur de Salman Rushdie

France 24
Un an après la chute de Kaboul, l’organisation État islamique en embuscade

France 24
Pour l’ancienne ministre afghane Habiba Sarabi, « les Taliban n’ont cure de la voix des femmes »

La Tribune
Washington tente de rassurer Taïwan, accusant Pékin d’avoir cherché à briser le statu quo

International Commentary

Tom Nichols | The Atlantic
Trump’S Vault of Secrets: What Was in the Boxes, and Why Does It Matter?

Hayes Brown | MSNBC News
The FBI found evidence at Mar-a-Lago that Team Trump can't ignore

Graeme Wood | The Atlantic
Not Even the President Can Declassify Nuclear Secrets

Matt Bai | The Washington Post
Inside Trump’s chamber of secrets

David A. Graham | The Atlantic
Trump’s Scandals Are Never Done, and They Seem to Always Get Worse

Gal Beckerman | The Atlantic
All Because Salman Rushdie Wrote a Book - More

Colbert I. King | The Washington Post
Garland should tune out the Trumpists — and follow the law where it leads

Claire O. Finkelstein and Richard W. Painter | The Washington Post
If Trump is charged, it should be for the worst of his crimes

Alyssa Rosenberg | The Washington Post
The horror of people willing to die for Donald Trump

Max Boot | The Washington Post
Republicans went crazy over the Trump search. Now they look idiotic.

George Okach | Deutsche Welle
Congo crisis highlights UN's shortcomings

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