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Team enters consulate, looks for missing Saudi journalist

Subscriber onlyA team of investigators on Monday entered the Saudi Consulate in Turkey, the building where Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared nearly two weeks ago. Continue reading...

Militants waver in Syrian DMZ

Fighters stand their ground in zone, but hint they support it

Subscriber onlyMilitants in Syria indicated tepid support for a demilitarized zone in the country's final opposition stronghold, even as they appeared to defy an internationally brokered deadline Monday for their withdrawal. Continue reading...

Koreas planning road, rail connections

Latest talks upbeat, but sanctions, missiles still cast shadow over sunnier ties

Subscriber onlyNorth and South Korea continued their push for peace Monday with high-level talks that resulted in a host of agreements, including a plan to connect the rivals' railways and roads. Continue reading...

Team recovers 9 climbers' bodies in Himalayas

Subscriber onlyRescuers hampered by difficult, remote terrain took two days to recover the bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world's best, who hoped to map a new route to a Himalayan peak in Nepal that hasn't been scaled in eight years. Continue reading...

The World in Brief

Subscriber onlyGermany returns 9/11 aide to Morocco Continue reading...

A prince or princess?: Facts about Harry and Meghan's baby

Subscriber onlyLONDON -- Kensington Palace said Monday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child to be born in the spring of 2019. Here are answers to some questions about the baby-to-be. Continue reading...

Saudi Arabia: Won't buckle to U.S. threats

Kingdom denies allegations over missing Post journalist

Subscriber onlySaudi Arabia said Sunday that it would not bend to "threats" as it pushed back against growing U.S. and international pressure over allegations it is responsible for the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, threatening retaliation for any sanctions. Continue reading...

Pope Paul, Archbishop Romero canonized

Subscriber onlyPope Francis on Sunday praised two towering figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church as prophets who shunned wealth and looked out for the poor as he made saints of Pope Paul VI and martyred Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero. Continue reading...

Talks fail on U.K. exit from EU

Three days before summit, Irish border remains a sticking point

Subscriber onlyA flurry of talks between Britain and the European Union ended Sunday without an exit agreement, leaving the two sides three days to close a gap in their positions before a make-or-break summit. Continue reading...

Jordan, Syria to reopen key crossing

Subscriber onlyJordan and Syria agreed Sunday to reopen a vital border crossing between the two countries, three years after the commercial lifeline fell to rebel groups and traffic was halted. Continue reading...

Honduran migrant caravan to U.S. grows

Subscriber onlyHundreds more Hondurans have joined a caravan of migrants moving toward the country's border with Guatemala in an attempt to flee poverty and seek new lives in the United States. Continue reading...

Burma marchers decry intervention

Subscriber onlySeveral thousand pro-military and nationalist demonstrators marched through Rangoon on Sunday, voicing their support for Burma's armed forces and government while condemning foreign involvement in the country's affairs. Continue reading...

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

Subscriber onlyDUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Saudi Arabia on Sunday threatened to retaliate for any sanctions imposed against it after President Donald Trump said the oil-rich kingdom deserves "severe punishment" if it is responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Continue reading...

EU ambassadors gather as push for Brexit deal accelerates

Subscriber onlyBRUSSELS -- Britain's Brexit secretary and the top European Union negotiator met for surprise talks Sunday and ambassadors from the 27 remaining EU countries gathered for a hastily scheduled discussion as the push for progress on a divorce deal quickened ahead of a vital summit. Continue reading...

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments

Subscriber onlyDUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Saudi Arabia warned on Sunday that it will respond to threats and political pressure with tough measures of its own after President Donald Trump said the oil-rich kingdom deserves "severe punishment" if responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi. Continue reading...

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