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Trump wants to deport MS-13 gang members. El Salvador is dreading their return.

SAN SALVADOR — The Trump administration’s push to deport more Central American gang members has alarmed officials here who fear the returning gangsters could exacerbate violence in one of the deadliest countries in the hemisphere.This year, the U.S. government has deported 398 gang members to t
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Duterte says he may widen martial law from Mindanao to include all of the Philippines

MANILA — Casting himself as his nation’s savior, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday that he was prepared to extend martial law to all of the Philippines if necessary. “I will not allow the country to go to the dogs,” he said.Since winning the presidency a year ago, the words “martia
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As European leaders sit with Trump, relief that meetings are happening at all

BRUSSELS — President Trump arrived in Belgium on Wednesday for an audience with the nation’s king, a day ahead of meetings   with leaders of alliances he once derided as irrelevant — and many top officials here say they will count it a success if there are no blowups during the visit. From
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For many in the Holy Land, Trump’s visit was a success for what he didn’t say

JERUSALEM — On his first trip to the Holy Land, President Trump scored points with the locals by paying homage to Holocaust victims and visiting some of the most important symbols of Judaism and Christianity, as well stopping briefly in the Palestinian territories.But it’s what he didn’t do o
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A Manchester bombing victim was Internet famous for texts with his mom

Among those killed in the attack on Manchester Arena was Martyn Hett, whom the Independent called “one of the Internet's most favourite people.”The 29-year-old writer and minor Twitter celebrity described himself in more humble terms on his website: “I like to write about strong women and l
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After assurances by Trump, Bahrain mounts deadliest raid in years on opposition

 ISTANBUL — A raid by government forces in Bahrain against a pro-opposition stronghold has left at least five people dead and hundreds detained in one of the deadliest crackdowns since protests erupted in 2011 against the Persian Gulf nation’s Western-backed monarchy.Bahrain’s Interior Minist
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In historic decision, Taiwanese court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

BEIJING — Taiwan’s Constitutional Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of allowing same-sex marriage, paving the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex unions and cementing its status as a beacon for LGBT rights. The court in Taipei found that the island’s Ci
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A city that has been knocked down before vows to get back on its feet

MANCHESTER, England — This is a city familiar with pain.But what happened just after 10:30 p.m. on Monday presented a new and inexplicable horror the likes of which Manchester had never before seen: carnage inflicted by one of its own. Salman Abedi, 22, was born and bred in Manchester, the son of
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Pope welcomes Trump to the Vatican despite past disagreements

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis welcomed President Trump to the cradle of Roman Catholicism on Wednesday, delivering a message of peace even as the pontiff emphasized his role as the world’s moral counterpoint to the president’s nationalist agenda. The two met in the pope’s private study for ne
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An American president will speak in Germany on Thursday, and it’s not Trump

As President Trump marks his first official visit to Europe with a high-level trip at the new NATO headquarters Thursday, he risks being overshadowed by an awkwardly timed trip by his predecessor, just a few hundred miles away.German Chancellor Angela Merkel and former president Obama are set to ta
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