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Israeli SC bans far-right politician from next month’s polls

Italy probes 'mysterious' death of Berlusconi's bunga bunga witness as Macron pushes for new social contract to combat inequality.

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.

On Camera

File photo of Narendra Modi at the Dhola Sadia Bridge, across River Brahmaputra, in Assam | PIB

Under Modi government, the PMGSY road scheme is connecting every last Indian

Beneficiaries of the programme from Manipur, Meghalaya and Odisha talk about how their lives were transformed thanks to the newly built roads.

Rahul Gandhi’s Rs 72,000 income pledge: Are populist freebies the only way to win elections?

Congress president Rahul Gandhi Monday pledged to give Rs 12,000 per month to every family in India if the Congress is voted to power in the 2019 elections.

Defence

A Chinook helicopter

India inducts Chinook helicopters, adds muscle to military along China border

Each Chinook helicopter can lift 45 soldiers, artillery guns or even light armoured vehicles to high altitudes. It can also fly through narrow mountain valleys.
National Interest

Why Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is in danger of morphing into a clueless NGO

Congress has questions but no answers, ‘leaders’ but no winners. Weeks before polls, it’s behaving like a virtuous, anti-establishment NGO just doing its thing.