The World This Week

What's been happening around the world and why it matters


The river deaths that shocked America

A father and his toddler daughter drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande. Congress was jolted into action as the US examined its conscience. Also in this edition: President Erdogan of Turkey loses a key election; Germany mulls how to counter the far right; the impact of US sanctions on Iran; and why some politicians are returning bribes. (Picture: A man walks above the Rio Grande near where Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez and his daughter Valeria died. Credit: Reuters)


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