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By MICHAEL R. GORDON
The top foreign policy official for the European Union endorsed the French decision to wait until United Nations inspectors submitted their report on an Aug. 21 chemical attack, even though the results might be "preliminary."
By JERÉ LONGMAN
Tokyo was selected Saturday to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games, beating out Istanbul and Madrid in a major victory for a country still recovering from a nuclear plant meltdown.
By SARAH MOUSA and KAREEM FAHIM
Syrians, along with other foreigners, were made scapegoats as the military took power and warned of external plots to destabilize Egypt, unleashing a suffocating xenophobia in the news media and on the streets.
By MATT SIEGEL
The vote ends six tumultuous years of leadership and ushers into power a strong conservative Liberal-National coalition.
By PETER BAKER and STEVEN LEE MYERS
President Obama emerged from the Group of 20 summit meeting with a few international supporters, but other leaders urged him not to attack without United Nations backing.
Memo From Europe
By STEVEN ERLANGER
Chemical weapons have caused only a small fraction of the deaths in Syria's civil war, but the response they have provoked echoes that from wars around the world during the 20th century.