Juan Carlos, Spain’s Former King, Quits Country Amid Multiple Investigations

The former king of Spain, Juan Carlos, announced on Monday he was abandoning his country amid a Spanish court investigation into a lucrative business contract and a separate money laundering…

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Turkish Aggression Is NATO’s ‘Elephant in the Room’

NATO operates by consensus, so Turkish objections can stall nearly any policy, and its diplomats are both diligent and knowledgeable, “on top of every ball,” as one NATO official said….

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‘The Biggest Monster’ Is Spreading. And It’s Not the Coronavirus.

It begins with a mild fever and malaise, followed by a painful cough and shortness of breath. The infection prospers in crowds, spreading to people in close reach. Containing an…

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John Hume, Nobel Laureate for Work in Northern Ireland, Dies at 83

In a memoir, “John Hume — Personal Views: Politics, Peace and Reconciliation in Ireland,” Mr. Hume described how his father took him to a Republican meeting in the late 1940s….

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‘There Is No Silver Bullet,’ W.H.O. Chief Says

On Monday, the director of the W.H.O., Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, spoke about a number of promising vaccines but stressed that the best course of action was to take measures to…

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