Admired Abroad, New Zealand Leader Faces Hurdles at Home

In the year since she took office, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, 38, has enjoyed unprecedented global attention for a leader from this nation of fewer than 5 million people. Yet at home, she’s faced political pressure as she tries to keep control of a coalition government that sometimes threatens to come apart.

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Rights Groups Warn Against US Flouting International Court

Afghan rights workers warned Tuesday that the U.S. national security adviser’s blistering attack on the International Criminal Court investigating war crimes allegations will strengthen a climate of impunity in Afghanistan, prolong the war and embolden those carrying out acts of violence.

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