World Leaders Move Forward on Climate Change, Without U.S.

At a G-20 summit meeting marred by violent protests, 19 other member states broke decisively with President Trump, in a much-needed win for Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. Source: World

Protest at Kabul Bomb Site Turns Deadly

Security forces fired as angry crowds tried to get past the Afghan presidential palace gates. At least four people were killed. Source: World

Kashmir Shuts Down Social Networks for a Month

Officials blamed videos circulated on Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and other sites for inflaming recent protests. Source: World

Indian Army Ties Kashmiri Man to Jeep and Parades Him Through Villages

Video showing the man apparently being used as a human shield heightened tensions with Kashmir’s separatist movement, which has repeatedly called for election boycotts. Source: World

Romania Reverses Decision to Weaken Corruption Law

The move was a remarkable and rapid turnaround for a government that had shown every sign of holding firm against five days of mass protests. Source: World

For Mexican Leaders, a Turbulent Start to the New Year

The new turmoil promises to make this year even more difficult for President Enrique Peña Nieto, whose approval ratings have already plunged below 25 percent. Source: World