'We are new Russians': How a hard-drinking nation curbed its alcohol use

Once known for its enthusiasm for alcohol, Russia has fallen steadily down the list of the hardest-drinking nations, thanks to a variety of social and political measures. Powered by WPeMatico  More...

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Polls open in Congo for tense, long-delayed presidential vote

Polling stations in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo opened on Sunday for a presidential election that could lead to the country’s first democratic transfer of power but has been marred by campaign violence More...

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In Uruguay’s marijuana experiment, the government is your pot dealer

The South American country seems determined to make legal weed as boring as possible. The Washington Post World section provides information and analysis of breaking world news stories. In addition to our world More...

By admin On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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Homeland Security chief says administration is just ‘enforcing the law’ on immigration

John F. Kelly defended policies including one targeting people who pay to have their children smuggled into the U.S.The Washington Post World section provides information and analysis of breaking world news stories. More...

By admin On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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Security forces in Hamburg call in reinforcements as clashes erupt during opening of G-20 summit

One protest blocked first lady Melania Trump. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to join rallies on Saturday.The Washington Post World section provides information and analysis of breaking world news stories. More...

By admin On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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In Uruguay’s marijuana experiment, the government is your pot dealer

The South American country seems determined to make legal weed as boring as possible. The Washington Post World section provides information and analysis of breaking world news stories. In addition to our world More...

By admin On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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Here's how Hamburg's crazy G-20 protests compare with years past

“Welcome to hell”The Washington Post World section provides information and analysis of breaking world news stories. In addition to our world news and video, Post World News offers discussions and blogs More...

By admin On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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These mind-blowing photos from Mosul reveal the horror of the Islamic State war

Looking at the damage, it is astonishing that anyone has survived.The Washington Post World section provides information and analysis of breaking world news stories. In addition to our world news and video, Post More...

By admin On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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How ‘isolated’ North Korea managed to build an ICBM that could reach Alaska

The country’s got experts, and willing trading partners too.The Washington Post World section provides information and analysis of breaking world news stories. In addition to our world news and video, Post More...

By admin On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Prince Philip will step back from royal duties, Buckingham Palace announces

Queen Elizabeth II’s 95-year husband is retiring from his public role starting in the fall.The Washington Post World section provides information and analysis of breaking world news stories. In addition to our More...