Rodrigo Duterte, Iran, Rohingya: Your Tuesday Briefing

Our photographer documented the 12-day trip. The president returns to the U.S. later today.



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Myanmar’s military said that an internal investigation had exonerated its security forces of all accusations of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.

The report came as the U.S. secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, is set to arrive on Wednesday. As our Interpreter columnist points out, the Rohingya are just the latest victims to learn that the promise of “never again” is applied unevenly.

And Bob Geldof, the Irish musician and activist, above, called Aung San Suu Kyi “a hand maiden to genocide” as he returned an award to protest her response to the crisis.


United Nations climate talks are underway this week in Bonn, Germany, where delegates will try to fill out the details of the Paris accord.

The Trump administration is planning a presentation that will promote the role of efficient coal, gas and nuclear in fighting climate change, inviting protests from activists and ridicule from some delegates.

But behind the scenes, many countries acknowledge that coal will be a necessary component of any energy mix for the foreseeable future.


Few officials in Beijing have pressed China’s effort to surpass the U.S. for as long as Wang Huning, a shrewd strategist who has served three presidents from behind the scenes.

Our Beijing bureau chief takes a closer look at Mr. Wang, 63, who is one of President Xi Jinping’s most influential confidants — and one who has brought a steadfast vision and purpose to China’s rivalry with America.


Finally, The Times Magazine savors the triumphs of contemporary Asian-American cuisine.

The movement’s rise began with the Korean-American chef David Chang’s Momofuku, which opened in New York in 2004 and was followed four years later by Roy Choi’s Kogi BBQ truck in Los Angeles.

But this history goes back much further, and today Asian-American chefs are radically changing the culinary landscape. Three shared recipes meaningful to them.



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