Steven Erlanger

New York Times

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Steven Erlanger is London bureau chief for the New York Times.

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President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act  in a long international drama.

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Twenty-two people were killed and 60 injured last night by a suicide bomber at an Ariana Grande concert in the city of Manchester in northern England.

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London for five years — to avoid being arrested to face charges of rape in Sweden.

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