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After Polls Close, Netanyahu and Gantz Appear Locked in Tight Race 17 Sep 10:24pm Updated After Polls Close, Netanyahu and Gantz Appear Locked in Tight Race
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his centrist challenger, Benny Gantz, appeared to be neck and neck as Israel’s second election in five months drew to a close Tuesday night.
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Israel Election: Exit Polls Show Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race 17 Sep 9:42pm Israel Election: Exit Polls Show Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race
Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious.
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Israel Election Live Updates: Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race 17 Sep 8:53pm Updated Israel Election Live Updates: Netanyahu and Gantz in Tight Race
Israelis are deciding the political fate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a contest that has revolved around whether Jewish voters want their country to become more or less religious.
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17 Sep 8:15pm Spain Heads to 4th Election in 4 Years After Failure to Form Government
Spain was plunged into political uncertainty after talks to form a government collapsed, forcing another national election in November.
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17 Sep 8:13pm Updated Nobel Peace Laureate Could Face Prosecution Over Myanmar Military’s Actions
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, once was a democracy icon. Now she’s an international pariah because of the Myanmar military’s brutality.
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Hard-Liners in Iran See No Drawback to Bellicose Strategy 17 Sep 7:26pm Updated Hard-Liners in Iran See No Drawback to Bellicose Strategy
Trying to win sanctions relief, officials in Tehran believe they can lash out against American allies without suffering serious penalties, analysts say.
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Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Up to 20 Million People 17 Sep 6:35pm Updated Ecuador Investigates Data Breach of Up to 20 Million People
The trove of personal details was found on an unsecured server in Florida, though it was unclear whether anyone had gained access to the information.
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What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong’s Protests 17 Sep 6:34pm Updated What Chinese Students Abroad Really Think About Hong Kong’s Protests
While the battle lines seem clearly drawn, views are often less absolute and loyalties not so predictable. On Australian campuses, this uncertainty is producing a deepening anxiety.
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To Find Clues in Saudi Oil Attacks, U.S. Examines Missile and Drone Parts 17 Sep 5:57pm To Find Clues in Saudi Oil Attacks, U.S. Examines Missile and Drone Parts
American investigators are gathering evidence to bolster their claim that Iran was responsible for attacking oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.
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Taliban Makes Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign 17 Sep 4:18pm Taliban Makes Good on Pledge to Strike Afghan Election Campaign
Two attacks including one at a rally for President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 48 people, less than two weeks before the vote. Mr. Ghani was unhurt.
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Real-Time Surveillance Will Test the British Tolerance for Cameras 17 Sep 4:13pm Updated Real-Time Surveillance Will Test the British Tolerance for Cameras
Facial recognition technology is drawing scrutiny in a country more accustomed to surveillance than any other Western democracy.
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The Most Powerful Lightning Bolts Strike in Unexpected Places 17 Sep 4:02pm The Most Powerful Lightning Bolts Strike in Unexpected Places
Superbolts are extremely rare, and thousands of times more powerful than the tendrils in the typical electrical storm.
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Little-Known Professor and a Media Mogul Advance in Tunisia’s Presidential Election 17 Sep 3:22pm Little-Known Professor and a Media Mogul Advance in Tunisia’s Presidential Election
The two populists will vie for the country’s top job in a runoff election next month.
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A Mosaic of Groups Competes in Israel’s Election 17 Sep 2:32pm A Mosaic of Groups Competes in Israel’s Election
Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures.
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In Rare Show of Defiance, Russian Celebrities Rally Behind Jailed Actor 17 Sep 2:20pm In Rare Show of Defiance, Russian Celebrities Rally Behind Jailed Actor
Though the theater and film industries are firmly controlled by the Kremlin, many Russian actors spoke out against what they called a trumped-up case.
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What’s at Stake in Israel’s Elections 17 Sep 2:18pm What’s at Stake in Israel’s Elections
Israelis vote on Tuesday in the second election in five months. Could this be Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s last stand?
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Israel Election Could Turn on Ugly Breakup of an Odd Couple 17 Sep 2:18pm Updated Israel Election Could Turn on Ugly Breakup of an Odd Couple
For Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his former deputy Avigdor Liberman, Israel’s do-over election will cap a love-hate saga of three decades.
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Putin Says Saudis Should Buy Russian Missiles, to Laughter From Iran 17 Sep 1:09pm Putin Says Saudis Should Buy Russian Missiles, to Laughter From Iran
President Putin said he was “ready to provide appropriate assistance” to the Saudis after attacks on their oil installations, suggesting Riyadh should buy Russian surface-to-air missiles.
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Trump Says Iran Appears Responsible for Saudi Attack but That He Wants to Avoid War 17 Sep 1:08pm Trump Says Iran Appears Responsible for Saudi Attack but That He Wants to Avoid War
Mr. Trump, who has been trying to draw the Iranians into talks, appeared to seek a de-escalation, saying “I know they want to make a deal.”
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17 Sep 10:00am Updated U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Just Over a Week After Trump Scraps Peace Talks
The soldier, who was killed while fighting alongside Afghan commandos in Wardak Province, is the 17th American service member to die during combat operations this year.
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Iran, Israel, General Motors: Your Tuesday Briefing 17 Sep 8:41am Iran, Israel, General Motors: Your Tuesday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know.
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Train Derails in Hong Kong, Injuring 5 and Snarling Commute 17 Sep 4:46am Train Derails in Hong Kong, Injuring 5 and Snarling Commute
One man and four women were hospitalized after the rush-hour derailment. Such accidents are exceedingly rare in Hong Kong, and the cause was not immediately clear.
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A Professor’s Killing Sends a Chill Through a Campus in Pakistan 17 Sep 4:40am A Professor’s Killing Sends a Chill Through a Campus in Pakistan
A student said he killed Prof. Khalid Hameed, a well-liked teacher, because he insulted Islam. Now his colleagues are being very careful about what they say.
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17 Sep 1:24am Updated As Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Drags On, Untracked Cases Sow Confusion
On tour in Africa, American officials said the U.S. would keep providing aid. But Congo’s response has been uneven, and the former health minister has been jailed.
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