International : The Two-WayThe world is full of fascinating stories and The Two-Way tells them. Drawing from NPR correspondents around the world and other news outlets and websites, we look for the best reports. We collect the highlights to give readers a window on the world.
With North Korea planning to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics, delegation head Jon Jong Su, vice chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country, crosses the concrete border to attend a meeting at the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas.
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A Rohingya refugee stands in a displaced-persons camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, earlier this month. She is just one of more than 650,000 Rohingya who have fled over the border from Myanmar, where a government crackdown has spawned stories of brutal murder, rape and villages destroyed.
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Peter Madsen, seen in August after he was rescued from his private submarine. The Danish inventor set out on his brief voyage with Swedish journalist Kim Wall but did not return with her. Now, he has been formally charged with her murder.
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A Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737 passenger plane is seen stuck in mud on an embankment, a day after skidding off the airstrip, after landing at Trabzon's airport on the Black Sea coast on Jan. 14.
Simon Bramhall leaves Birmingham Crown Court in England on Friday. The British surgeon, who burned his initials into patients' livers during transplant operations, has been fined $13,600 and ordered to perform community service.
President Trump listens as Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg speaks at a joint news conference Wednesday. At an Oval Office meeting on immigration policy, Trump said the U.S. should want more people from countries like Norway, disparaging Haiti and what he called "shithole countries" in Africa.
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U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands Peter Hoekstra had a tense news conference Wednesday when Dutch reporters pressed him on anti-Muslim comments he made in 2015.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, head of the Christian Democratic Union, smiles for the media between Horst Seehofer of the Christian Social Union (left) and Martin Schulz of the Social Democratic Party. The three emerged Friday from all-night preliminary coalition talks in Berlin saying they had reached a preliminary deal.
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Mexican journalist Javier Valdez lies on the street after he was shot dead in Sinaloa, Mexico, on May 15, 2017. The U.S. State Department is telling Americans to completely avoid five Mexican states because of rising crime and violence.
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