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Shaxi Journal: An Ancient Caravan Town in China Is Reborn

“When the Chinese do this, they think, ‘How can I attract as many people as possible to this place?’” said Chris Barclay, the American owner of a boutique guesthouse, the Old Theatre Inn, in the countryside outside the Sideng square. “None of that has happened here, which is great.” Mr. Barclay and his wife have been using their own money ...

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Headed to U.S. for a Belated Celebration, Jennifer Scintu-Waetzmann Dies in Brussels Attacks

Photo Jennifer Scintu-Waetzmann in a photo taken from social media. After almost a year, Jennifer Scintu-Waetzmann and her husband were overdue for a honeymoon. The marriage was recent enough that they still had photos from the wedding as their Facebook profile pictures. Ms. Scintu-Waetzmann, 29, crouched in her dress in her photo. Her husband, Lars Waetzmann, 30, posted a photo ...

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Philippines Releases Ship Linked to North Korea

Photo The cargo ship Jin Teng docked at Subic Bay in the Philippines after it was seized under United Nations sanctions. Credit Jun Dumaguing/Associated Press MANILA — The Philippines has released a cargo ship linked to North Korea that it had seized as part of tough new United Nations sanctions imposed on the reclusive country, an official said on Friday. ...

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2 Brothers Identified as Brussels Attackers; 3rd Suspect Is Sought

Photo Police officers patrolled on Wednesday near the Maelbeek subway station in Brussels that was the scene of an attack a day earlier. Credit Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times BRUSSELS — Two bombers who carried out deadly attacks on Tuesday at Brussels Airport have been identified as brothers with criminal records, public broadcasters in Belgium reported on Wednesday. ...

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Brussels Attacks: What We Know and Don’t Know

Video Explosion Rocks Brussels Subway A blast shook the Maelbeek station in downtown Brussels, not far from the area that houses most of the European Union’s core institutions. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS on Publish Date March 22, 2016. Photo by Emmanuel Dunand/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. Watch in Times Video » • What happened? Two explosions, at least one caused ...

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Congolese Politician, Jean-Pierre Bemba, Is Convicted of War Crimes

Photo Jean-Pierre Bemba, center, at the International Criminal Court on Monday in The Hague. Credit Pool photo by Jerry Lampen PARIS — The International Criminal Court convicted a Congolese politician, Jean-Pierre Bemba, of war crimes and crimes against humanity on Monday, finding him culpable for a devastating campaign of rape, murder and torture in the Central African Republic in 2002 ...

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