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Feb. 20 Daily Brief: Violence persists in Syria, Venezuela and Ukraine, snow-ridden areas thaw out, international cricket match

Feb. 20 Daily Brief: Violence persists in Syria, Venezuela and Ukraine, snow-ridden areas thaw out, international cricket match

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A perpetually edgy city, Caracas’ murder rate has shot up in recent years to become one of the world’s worst. Both Venezuela’s official national rate of 39 deaths a year per 100,000 people and an NGO tally of double that make the country an international leader in homicides, vying with gang-plagued nations such as Honduras and El Salvador and more in today’s daily brief.

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The week ahead for January 20-26: Iranian deals; regional food and wine; Netflix results

The week ahead for January 20-26: Iranian deals; regional food and wine; Netflix results

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A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a spacecraft’s awakening, an IMF visit to Romania and two East Coast food events.

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The week ahead for January 13-19: Fencing in Virginia, Thai protests, Chinese travel

The week ahead for January 13-19: Fencing in Virginia, Thai protests, Chinese travel

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A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes a new creamery, a new panda, and a continuation of a diplomatic spat with India.

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