Dacca Diaries by WSJ's Peter Kann

In 1972, he earned a Pulitzer for his coverage of the Liberation War of Bangladesh

A combination of handout photographs used in a report analyzing a sample of Johnson's Baby Powder from 1978, entered in court as a plaintiff's exhibit in a case against Johnson&Johnson, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters Nov 9, 2018. Mark Lanier/Handout via Reuters

What is talc and why could it lead to cancer?

J&J is facing several billion in damages after the carcinogenic asbestos was found in its baby powder

Christmas without mortar fire

The Syrian capital prepares to celebrate for the first time in years

Nadine Labaki in New York, Nov 6, 2018. Her film “Capernaum” explores the plight of a child in the Beirut slums. Labaki wants to harness the drama’s power to help other such children. The New York Times

The rallying cry of ‘Capernaum’

‘Capernaum’ explores the plight of a child in the Beirut slums

Mustafiz among top five ODI bowlers

It is the highest position the 23-year-old has reached in his career

Claudia Maribel Maquin, mother of Jakelin, a 7-year-old girl who died in US custody, stands with her other children outside her house in Raxruha, Guatemala December 15, 2018. Reuters

Dead migrant girl’s father disputes US account

He says he made sure she was fed and had sufficient water

The headquarters of VEB, or Vnesheconombank, owned by the Russian government and overseen directly by Vladimir Putin’s inner circle, in Moscow, Dec 12, 2018. The bank is a client of McKinsey, the influential US-based consultancy which has for decades helped raise the stature of authoritarian and corrupt governments across the globe. James Hill/The New York Times

How a US firm is fuelling the rise of tyranny

McKinsey & Co’s clients include the Chinese govt, Turkey’s Erdogan and Saudi Arabia

Pro and anti-Brexit protesters argue opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, December 10, 2018. Reuters

UK govt says no to
second Brexit vote

Voices urging a change of tack are getting louder

Maison Hullibarger. Family photo via The New York Times

Priest pulled after repeatedly citing suicide

The parents wanted it to be about the life of their son, not the manner of his death