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Biden secretly limits counterterrorism drone strikes away from war zones

The Biden administration has quietly imposed temporary limits on counterterrorism drone strikes and commando raids outside conventional battlefield zones like Afghanistan and Syria, and it has begun a broad review of whether to tighten Trump-era rules for such operations, according to officials.

‘She is a hero’: In Myanmar’s protests, women are on the front lines

Ma Kyal Sin loved taekwondo, spicy food and a good red lipstick. She adopted the English name Angel, and her father hugged her goodbye when she went out on the streets of Mandalay, in central Myanmar, to join the crowds peacefully protesting the recent seizure of power by the military.

Why hasn’t Biden reversed one of Trump’s most controversial sanctions orders?

It didn’t take long for President Biden to reverse many of former president Donald Trump’s most controversial foreign policy decisions.

American attitudes toward China are hardening, Pew survey shows

Negative feelings have increased over human rights, economic friction, China’s authoritarian Communist Party, and perceptions that China wishes to supplant the United States as the world’s sole superpower.

Hospitalized Prince Philip has successful heart procedure

The 99-year-old royal is expected to remain at a London hospital for several days of “rest and recuperation,” Buckingham Palace said Thursday.

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

The palace says the 99-year-old Duke of Edinburgh, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, “underwent a successful procedure for a pre-existing heart condition at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.”

Three have life-threatening wounds after Sweden ax attack

Hospital officials say three people wounded in an assault by a man using an ax in southern Sweden are in life-threatening condition and police have reduced the overall number of victims to seven.

ICC will investigate accusations of war crimes in Israeli-occupied territories

The International Criminal Court announced Wednesday that it was opening an investigation into allegations of war crimes by Israel and Palestinian militant groups in territories occupied by Israel in 1967.