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Oct 19, 2019
The Letwin Amendment, approved 322 to 306 on Saturday, will force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request an extension to the Oct. 31 no-deal deadline.
Oct 19, 2019
What started as a fare-dodging protest by students turned violent in Santiago on Friday, as metro stations and buses were burned and riots spilled out into the streets.
Oct 19, 2019
While many Catalans are outraged at the central government's crackdown on the independence movement, the huge demonstrations have obscured deep divisions in Catalan society.
Oct 19, 2019
Donald Trump wants to reduce the U.S. presence in the Middle East. Vladimir Putin has been pushing to increase Russia's role. Events in Syria have crystallized the larger aims of both leaders.
Oct 19, 2019
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Susan Glasser of The New Yorker about the Democratic presidential candidates' foreign policy positions.
Oct 19, 2019
In a rare Saturday session, Britain's Parliament is debating the latest proposal for removing the U.K. from the European Union.
Oct 19, 2019
Bolivians go to the polls Sunday. President Evo Morales is running for a fourth term, fueling fears of creeping authoritarianism. His main opponent is Carlos Mesa, himself a former president.
Oct 19, 2019
NPR's Scott Simon interviews Time reporter Simon Shuster about Dmytro Firtash, a Ukrainian oligarch fighting extradition to the U.S. Shuster says he helped get dirt on the Bidens to Trump supporters.
Oct 19, 2019
In an update two days into the announced pause in hostilities between Turkey and forces in Syria, NPR speaks with a Kurdish general.
Oct 19, 2019
The Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, known for her work in war zones, turns to a topic that is often shied away from: the risks women face when giving birth.
Oct 19, 2019
President Trump commissioned Rudy Giuliani as his top guy for Ukraine, and the White House also appointed "three amigos" to carry out its policy. The administration says nothing's wrong here.
Oct 18, 2019
More than 2,000 refugees have crossed into Iraq since Turkey began its assault on northeastern Syria last week. Aid groups are bracing for as many as 50,000 refugee arrivals.
Oct 18, 2019
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Ben Lowry, deputy editor of the unionist-leaning Belfast News Letter about the latest proposed Brexit deal, and why Northern Ireland's unionists oppose it.
Oct 18, 2019
Turkey insists the ceasefire is holding in northeastern Syria after brokering a deal with U.S. involvement. But shelling could still be heard at the border hours after the deal was announced.
Oct 18, 2019
Amnesty International has accused Turkish troops and mercenaries of war crimes in northern Syria. The mercenaries have employed brutal methods, particularly with the killing of a Kurdish politician.