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As Ecuador Harbored Assange, It Was Subjected to Threats and Leaks

“I inherited this situation,” Mr. Moreno said in a video address this week. Fernando Cutz, a former senior adviser to H.R. McMaster, the former national security adviser, and a Latin America policy specialist at the White House, acknowledged that American officials regularly spoke with their Ecuadorean counterparts about handing over …

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Pakistan Market Bomb Blast Kills at Least 16 People in Quetta

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — At least 16 people were killed when a bomb ripped through a vegetable market in Quetta in southwestern Pakistan early Friday, officials said. Eight of the dead were Hazaras, a Shiite Muslim minority group that has repeatedly been the target of Sunni extremists. There was no immediate …

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It’s Netanyahu’s Israel Now

JERUSALEM — Benjamin Netanyahu’s apparent re-election as prime minister of Israel attests to a starkly conservative vision of the Jewish state and its people about where they are and where they are headed. They prize stability, as well as the military and economic security that Mr. Netanyahu has delivered. Though …

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Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Is Arrested in London

Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager who has since been convicted of financial crimes, reportedly offered in 2017 to help Ecuador hand Mr. Assange over to American authorities, but the deal was never struck. In December, 2017, Ecuador gave Mr. Assange citizenship, and was preparing to appoint him to …

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