International articles

Xi is everywhere: China’s omnipresent leader

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s stiff smile greets visitors in room after room at a Beijing exhibition put up by the Communist party to tout its past five years of accomplishments.

US judge blocks latest version of Trump travel ban

A US judge on Tuesday barred the White House from implementing yet another version of Donald Trump’s controversial executive order on immigration, hours before it was to go into full effect.

Catalans rally against separatist leaders’ detention

Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday after a court ordered the detention of two Catalan separatist leaders, further inflaming tensions over the chaotic referendum on splitting from Spain.