Hiroshima 75th Anniversary: Preserving Survivors’ Message of Peace

TOKYO — The hibakusha, as the survivors of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are known in Japan, have achieved a powerful feat of alchemy, transforming their nightmarish memories…

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Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

Beirut searches for survivors — and answers Rescue workers, still struggling to treat thousands of people wounded in an enormous explosion in Beirut, turned their attention to the desperate search…

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How to Help Lebanon After Beirut Explosion

The enormous explosion that leveled parts of Beirut, Lebanon, on Tuesday killed more than 100 people and injured more than 4,000 others, overwhelming the authorities and damaging many hospitals and…

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Peanut Butter and Ranch Dressing: What Americans Abroad Miss From Home

Lauren Kulwicki, 33, a community engagement specialist from Ohio, has lived in Munich for four years. “I don’t think I’ve had a real chocolate chip cookie since arriving in Germany,”…

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Poor and Desperate, Pakistani Hindus Accept Islam to Get By

The Hindus performed the prayer rituals awkwardly in supplication to their new, single god, as they prepared to leave their many deities behind them. Their lips stumbled over Arabic phrases…

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