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Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at ISIS in Syria

The ministry said two frigates and a submarine launched six cruise missiles on ISIS installations in Hama province.

40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

Twin bombings, minutes apart, hit a crowded market in a Shi’ite-dominated city in Parachinar and killed 24 people.

South Korea tests missile capable of striking any part of the North

While President Moon Jae-in watched, a type of Hyunmoo-2 ballistic missile blasted off from a test site in Taean.

London fire could result in manslaughter charges, UK police say

The cladding and insulation used in a high-rise where at least 79 people died have failed safety tests.

ISIS said to fund militant siege in Philippines

The Islamic State acted through a Malaysian militant who was reportedly killed by troops, said a Philippine general.

Arab nations issue harsh demands to Qatar

The demands, including shutting down the news service Al-Jazeera, risked pulling other powers deeper into the rift.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Andrew J. Bacevich

// A small fiasco inside a colossal fiasco

In Afghanistan, the United States and its allies have been bungling the easy stuff for years.

Antipsychotic drugs in nursing homes


// A rampant prescription, a hidden peril

Federal data obtained by the Globe show many nursing homes make heavy use of antipsychotic drugs to pacify residents.

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.