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    Reaction After South Korea Ousts Leader

    Supporters and opponents of President Park Geun-hye of South Korea took to the streets on Friday after the court issued a ruling to remove her from office, capping months of turmoil.


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    Prescription Heroin as Medicine

    Vancouver, Canada, is taking a controversial approach to drug treatment: prescription heroin. Go inside a clinic where drug users inject diacetylmorphine under the supervision of a medical professional.


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    Dutch Greens Make Inroads Days Before Vote for Parliament

    Still, there is little consensus about what sort of government voters in the Netherlands want, with the electorate described as “fragmented.”

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    U.N. Accuses Turkey of Killing Hundreds of Kurds

    Turkish security forces also caused 500,000 people to be displaced in a campaign of torture, rape and destruction, a new report says.

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    When the Kids Crash Your BBC Interview

    Two children interrupted a political-science professor live on the air while he was trying to explain the South Korea impeachment scandal.

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    A Shelter for Art Caught in the Crossfire

    The Louvre is building a new storehouse for its own collection, and has also offered the space as a safe-haven place for art and antiquities in war zones.

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    Former N.Y. Comic, Reporting From Aleppo

    Bilal Abdul Kareem is a Muslim convert and former comedian from New York. In the last few years, he’s made hundreds of news reports from Syria.


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    Lynne Stewart, Lawyer Imprisoned in Terrorism Case, Dies at 77

    Ms. Stewart, who was convicted of aiding terrorism in her representation of Omar Abdel Rahman, was also known for defending a member of the Weather Underground and other violent activists.


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    A Lake Turned Pink in Australia. It’s Not the Only One.

    Images of a hot-pink lake in Melbourne have taken over the internet this week. The coloration is the result of a salt-loving microbe’s attempt to make its own sunscreen.

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    Exploring Populism and Popularity

    In this week’s Oz newsletter, the search for audience loyalty, in journalism and right-wing populism.

Editorials and Op-Eds

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    How the Dutch Stopped Being Decent and Dull

    The right-wing populist Geert Wilders is set to overturn the Netherlands’ liberal reputation.

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    Europe’s Sluggish Response to VW

    The diesel emissions fraud case exposed in America in 2015 is finally being acted on by European officials.

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    Propaganda in Istanbul

    A cult of martyrdom reminiscent of post-revolution Iran is being manufactured in Turkey.

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    Germany’s False Hopes About Trump

    Many think he’ll come around to the value of working with Europe. But they don’t know his supporters.

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    Afghanistan Is Now Trump’s War

    Requests for a new troop surge in Afghanistan must be met with skepticism.