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Millennials ‘Make Farming Sexy’ in Africa, Where Tilling the Soil Once Meant Shame 27 May 10:18pm Updated Millennials ‘Make Farming Sexy’ in Africa, Where Tilling the Soil Once Meant Shame
In Africa, farming is widely considered a synonym for poverty. But university graduates have set out to prove that farming is a future with “bling.”
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At Least 16 People, Including 13 Children, Are Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan 27 May 10:16pm Updated At Least 16 People, Including 13 Children, Are Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan
At least two of the victims had life-threatening injuries. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7.
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At Least 16 People, Including 13 Young Children, Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan 27 May 9:56pm Updated At Least 16 People, Including 13 Young Children, Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan
At least two of the victims had life-threatening wounds. NHK, the public broadcaster, reported that all the children were girls between the ages of 6 and 7.
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27 May 8:36pm At Least 15 People, Including Young Children, Stabbed at Bus Stop in Japan
At least three of the victims, including one of the young students, had life-threatening wounds. The local fire department reported 19 victims, including 8 elementary age children.
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With 2 Days Left, Israel’s Netanyahu Struggles to Form a Government 27 May 8:30pm Updated With 2 Days Left, Israel’s Netanyahu Struggles to Form a Government
Ultranationalist versus ultrareligious: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s potential partners are at loggerheads over a military draft law.
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27 May 8:30pm Updated Sebastian Kurz, Austrian Leader, Is Ousted in No-Confidence Vote
Lawmakers withdrew their support of the charismatic young chancellor and his caretaker government, adding to the political disarray.
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Attacks by Extremists on Afghan Schools Triple, Report Says 27 May 8:01pm Updated Attacks by Extremists on Afghan Schools Triple, Report Says
The surge, not seen since 2015, was yet another sign of the deteriorating security situation across Afghanistan.
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27 May 12:33pm White Panda Is Spotted in China for the First Time
Albinism, a rare genetically inherited condition, caused the animal’s unusual appearance.
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With Trump’s Visit to Japan, Empress Masako Finds a Spotlight 27 May 11:59am With Trump’s Visit to Japan, Empress Masako Finds a Spotlight
Supporters of Masako, a multilingual former diplomat, see a chance for her to come into her own after spending years trapped by her role as the wife of a future emperor.
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27 May 11:21am Updated 5 Takeaways From the European Elections
Fragmentation and polarization defined the European Parliament elections.
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Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections 27 May 10:46am Updated Nigel Farage’s Populist Brexit Party Wins Big in European Parliament Elections
The party’s strong performance humiliated Britain’s governing Conservatives, whose leader, Prime Minister Theresa May, on Friday announced her resignation.
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Who Might Replace Theresa May as Britain’s Prime Minister? 27 May 10:32am Updated Who Might Replace Theresa May as Britain’s Prime Minister?
Conservative lawmakers have been positioning themselves for a leadership contest for months. Here are some contenders.
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100 Years of Memorial Day Commemorations 27 May 8:17am 100 Years of Memorial Day Commemorations
The Times’s At War editor digs through the archives, looking at Memorial Day coverage dating back to World War I.
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Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo 27 May 7:13am Updated Trump and Abe’s ‘Unshakable Bond’ Shows Some Cracks in Tokyo
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was “completely on the same page” with President Trump on North Korea and trade, but the president made it clear that being in lock step with him is a precarious position.
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27 May 7:09am Updated She Thought She’d Married a Rich Chinese Farmer. She Hadn’t.
Pakistan has charged dozens of people with trafficking women to China as wives. Rabia Kanwal was one bride who says she was lied to. In China, her husband has a different story.
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Trump’s Ringside Evening in the Sumo Arena 27 May 6:01am Updated Trump’s Ringside Evening in the Sumo Arena
The sumo ring is a sacred space where rules have applied for centuries. Foreign leaders do not often step inside, but President Trump came bearing a trophy.
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A Changing Sumo Will Welcome a Slipper-Clad Trump Into the Ring 27 May 2:54am Updated A Changing Sumo Will Welcome a Slipper-Clad Trump Into the Ring
President Trump plans to attend the final match of an annual tournament in Tokyo, where he will present a custom-made trophy to the winner, drawing international attention to the ancient sport.
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In Parliament Elections, Populists Seek to Break the E.U. From Within 27 May 12:23am Updated In Parliament Elections, Populists Seek to Break the E.U. From Within
Not long ago, nationalist movements pushed for a departure from the European Union. Now they are seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within.
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27 May 12:07am 30 Dead and 200 Missing in Congo After Boat Sinks
The boat sank in Lake Mai-Ndombe, hundreds of miles northeast of the capital, Kinshasa. Many of its passengers were said to be teachers.
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