Aleksei Navalny, Putin Critic, Is Sentenced to 20 Days in Jail

Russia’s leading opposition leader was detained for the third time this year as he launched his campaign to replace President Putin in the Kremlin. Source: World

Jeremy Corbyn Says U.K. Labour Party Is Ready to Govern

A party conference underscored the left-wing shift in Britain’s opposition party, and Mr. Corbyn’s control of it. Source: World

Rohingya Militants Vow to Fight Myanmar Despite Disastrous Cost

Concern is rising that Rohingya Muslims — both militants and those displaced in recent attacks — will be exploited by international terrorist groups. Source: World

Macron Faces First Big Street Protests, a Challenge to His Labor Reforms

Rallies were held in several cities, and union workers went on strike, to oppose the French president’s planned changes to the employment code. Source: World

The British Election That Somehow Made Brexit Even Harder

Instead of political clarity, Britain is staring at a hung Parliament and deeply damaged prime minister, less than two weeks before the Brexit talks. Source: World

Raids in India Target Founders of News Outlet Critical of Government

The cable company, NDTV, called the raids a politically motivated “witch hunt.” The government cited an investigation into bank losses. Source: World

London Attack Places Security and Civil Liberties at Center of U.K. Election

After three terrorist attacks in less than three months, Britain is deep in a debate on balancing civil liberties and security, just days before voting. Source: World

Candidate’s Call to Save ‘Canadian Values’? Un-Canadian, Critics Say

Kellie Leitch, a candidate for leadership of Canada’s Conservative Party, has set off a debate that is not likely to go away. Source: World

Labour Party in Britain Approves Jeremy Corbyn’s Sharp Left Turn

The party’s leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said the election manifesto would “transform the lives of many people in our society.” A draft was leaked online. Source: World

Moon Jae-in of South Korea and China Move to Soothe Tensions

President Moon Jae-in spoke with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, and said he would send a delegation to Beijing to discuss friction over a U.S. antimissile system. Source: World