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US prosecutors bust ring selling admissions to Yale, Stanford

Two mosques attacked in New Zealand, and British MPs want Brexit delayed
Anti-Brexit demonstrations outside Houses of Parliament in London | Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

British MPs reject two no-deal scenarios as Brexit date nears

Boeing grounds controversial Max 8 aircraft and trouble in African paradise.
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, and Xi Jinping, China's president, greet attendees waving American and Chinese national flags during a welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China

Theresa May loses crucial Brexit vote, US-China trade deal looking uncertain

A former Vatican treasurer has been convicted for child sexual abuse in Australia, and IMF has hailed Greece’s economic performance.
Theresa May

May secures ‘legally binding changes’ to Brexit, Algerian president backs out from polls

Disillusioned Chinese bureaucrats are fleeing the country, and the world is returning to a “two-bloc” order.
Justin Trudeau

Justin Trudeau is firefighting SNC-Lavalin scandal. Here’s how it came to this

With Trudeau fighting for survival, ThePrint looks at the rise and fall of this generation’s biggest liberal political icon in four points.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro

Jair Bolsonaro: Why Brazil’s far-Right leader could be bracing for street protests

ThePrint looks at the rise of Jair Bolsonaro and what he tells us about Brazil’s shift to the Right.
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Why Russian President Vladimir Putin is a ‘shrewd’ tactician but ‘lousy’ strategist

ThePrint takes a look at how the implosion of the Soviet Union and the decade long chaos that ensued had a lasting effect on Putin.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un

How Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un panned out

After the failed summit, here’s a look at what this says about North Korea’s demands and its nuclear programme.
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference following the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit in Hanoi

Why Donald Trump only has a muted statement to make on India-Pakistan crisis

ThePrint takes a look at the ongoing crisis to understand how the world order and US’s role in it has radically shifted in the past two decades.
File image of Kim Jong Un with Donald Trump

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un set to meet today. Here’s a primer on US-North Korea ties

ThePrint looks at 5 things that shed light on the past, present, and future of the US-North Korea relationship.

On Camera

Africa has a new health care crisis — obesity

The recently published Global Wellness Index set alarm bells ringing when South Africa scored poorly for life expectancy, alcohol use, depression and diabetes.

PUBG players arrested: Overreaction by police or is addiction a public concern?

The Gujarat police arrested several PUBG lovers, many of them students, for playing the banned video game.

Defence

1 soldier killed as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

Pakistani troops have violated ceasefire over 110 times along the LoC since January.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

China humiliated India because of these 5 fatal follies of Modi Doctrine

India looks less equal to China than 5 years ago, US alliance is hobbled by trade, and Pakistan looks anything but chastened by Balakot. What’s gone wrong?