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Just as in 1980, Zimbabwe’s Celebration May Be Short-Lived
A veteran reporter who was in the country when Robert Mugabe first took power sees disturbing parallels with the current moment of hope and joy.
11/20/2017 09:47 PM
Germany Plunged into Political Crisis After Coalition Talks Fail
Chancellor Angela Merkel says she would prefer a new round of elections to leading a minority government, if the quest for a majority coalition fails.
11/20/2017 10:07 PM
‘Nut Rage’ Whistle-Blower Says Korean Air Retaliated Against Him
The flight attendant who exposed a Korean Air executive’s actions says he was illegally demoted and ostracized.
11/20/2017 07:11 PM
Crew of Missing Argentine Submarine Had Been Ordered Back to Home Port
The disclosure confirmed what relatives of the 44 sailors on board had feared: that the vessel had been experiencing equipment malfunction.
11/20/2017 08:58 PM
Trump Says He Helped Free U.C.L.A. Players in China. Critics Ask, What About Activists?
President Trump, rights advocates say, squandered a chance in Beijing to help free Chinese dissidents facing harsh prison sentences.
11/20/2017 03:20 PM
Paris Journal: A Brothel, Repurposed and Restored, Reveals Another Paris
Hidden for decades behind crude wooden boards, an ornate ceramic frieze at the former Aux Belles Poules tells a story of the city’s once-thriving sex business
11/20/2017 03:32 PM
Wake Up and Smell the Traffic? London Tries Coffee to Power Buses
In an effort to curb toxic diesel fumes, oil from used grounds has been added to the fuel for the British capital’s iconic red double-deckers.
11/20/2017 05:28 PM
Northern Ireland Is Sinking Into a ‘Profound Crisis’
A nearly yearlong standoff has paralyzed its institutions and is threatening a 1998 treaty that largely ended three decades of fighting.
11/20/2017 04:35 PM
Kenya Court Upholds President’s Election Win
Justices dismissed two petitions to overturn the victory last month by Uhuru Kenyatta, a decision that came after a weekend of unrest.
11/20/2017 07:22 PM
AT&T, North Korea, Angela Merkel: Your Monday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
11/20/2017 11:13 PM
U.S. Airstrikes in Afghanistan Take Aim at Taliban Opium Labs
The airstrikes are part of what is expected to be a sustained campaign targeting a lucrative source of funding for the Taliban.
11/20/2017 11:05 PM
Global Health: Nearly 21 Million Now Receiving AIDS Drugs, U.N. Agency Says
‘Remarkable progress’ has been made, Unaids said, but millions more worldwide require treatment. Young women are especially hard hit.
11/20/2017 09:42 PM
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip Mark 70 Years of Marriage
Britain’s longest-serving monarch and her husband celebrated with the release of new photographic portraits of the royal couple.
11/20/2017 07:20 PM
Workers Lured to Australia Find Low Pay and Tough Conditions
Many of the country’s more than 900,000 temporary foreign workers make less than minimum wage but feel they can’t complain, a new survey showed.
11/20/2017 07:01 PM
Key European Agencies Move to Continent, Signs of Brexit’s Toll
The relocation of the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority indicate how Britain’s impending exit from the European Union could diminish its economic clout.
11/20/2017 08:36 PM
U.N. Chief ‘Horrified’ by Report of Libya Slave Auction
After CNN reported that migrants had been sold at auction, Secretary General António Guterres said the acts depicted “may amount to crimes against humanity.”
11/20/2017 05:42 PM
Trump Returns North Korea to List of State Sponsors of Terrorism
North Korea had been removed from the list under the George W. Bush administration in an attempt to salvage negotiations for a nuclear deal.
11/20/2017 07:40 PM
Kim Jong-un Disciplines North Korea’s Top Military Organization
The move is the latest sign of the North Korean leader is trying to tighten his grip on party elites and the armed forces amid a nuclear standoff with the United States.
11/20/2017 03:36 PM
Mugabe Ignores Resignation Deadline, Putting Pressure on Parliament
Zimbabwe’s president was said to be in talks with his estranged deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is favored by the military.
11/20/2017 10:40 PM
Detroit: The Most Exciting City in America?
How a 21st century Detroit navigates the dangers of regeneration is a particularly poignant question on the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit race riots.
11/20/2017 09:29 PM
In Mexico, Not Dead. Not Alive. Just Gone.
With the drug war’s “disappeared” numbering in the tens of thousands, some families take up the search for loved ones on their own.
11/20/2017 08:00 AM
Australian Furor Over Chinese Influence Follows Book’s Delay
The decision by a leading publisher to postpone a book about Chinese sway in Australia is itself seen as evidence of Beijing’s meddling.
11/20/2017 05:05 AM
‘Toxic Masculinity’ Has Slowed Australia’s March to Same-Sex Marriage
An Op-Ed columnist explains what Australia’s ‘yes’ vote for same-sex marriage reveals about the nation’s character.
11/20/2017 05:19 AM
Behind Mugabe’s Rapid Fall: A Firing, a Feud and a First Lady
Robert Mugabe’s rule in Zimbabwe went unchallenged for 37 years, but in just a few days, he was largely stripped of power. The chain of events leading to his fall started with firing a vice president.
11/20/2017 12:42 PM
Germany Fails to Form Coalition; Next Move Unclear
Talks to form a new government, led by Angela Merkel, ended after the Free Democrats walked out, saying that the parties lacked enough trust to govern.
11/20/2017 03:58 AM
Sale of Migrants as Slaves in Libya Causes Outrage in Africa and Paris
CNN footage of migrants being auctioned off in the Libyan capital prompted a protest in Paris, condemnation by the African Union and an official inquiry.
11/20/2017 12:20 AM
Ex-Leader Wins First Round of Chile’s Presidential Vote
Former President Sebastián Piñera will now face Alejandro Guillier, a former news anchor, to succeed President Michelle Bachelet.
11/20/2017 05:04 AM
Search for Missing Argentine Submarine Raises Grim Scenarios
Officials said earlier hopeful reports that the crew might have tried to make satellite calls in recent days appeared to be wrong.
11/20/2017 01:29 AM
Morocco Food Stampede Leaves 15 Dead and a Country Shaken
Morocco has generally fared better than other countries in the region, but poverty is high in rural areas like the town where the stampede took place.
11/19/2017 10:55 PM
Mugabe Addresses Zimbabwe
In a 20-minute speech to the African nation on Sunday night, President Robert Mugabe, flanked by members of the military, refused to say whether he would resign after nearly 40 years in power.
11/19/2017 09:00 PM
Chinese Phone Maker Bets Big With a Premium Price
Huawei Technologies wants to banish from consumers’ minds the idea that Chinese brands can produce only cheap knockoffs.
11/19/2017 08:09 PM
South Korean Official Says Trump’s Visit Improved Relations
Choo Mi-ae, the leader of the Democratic Party of South Korea, says she thinks President Trump learned something about the Korea crisis on his trip.
11/19/2017 08:33 PM
‘Revolt’ in France Against Sexual Harassment Hits Cultural Resistance
Many in France call sexual harassment a national emergency, but cultural and legal barriers discourage women from complaining about harassment in the workplace.
11/19/2017 10:32 PM
Pancho Segura, Tennis Great of the ’40s and ’50s, Dies at 96
A crowd-pleaser on the court, Segura flourished as a player for two decades and then coached Jimmy Connors in Grand Slam events in the 1970s.
11/19/2017 07:19 PM
Taipei Journal: Where Stinky Tofu Is at Its Malodorous Best
Dai Family House of Unique Stink is a shrine to one of the world’s most pungent snacks: stinky tofu, whose smell is often likened to dirty socks or rotting garbage.
11/19/2017 05:07 PM
Spain’s Attorney General, Leading Catalan Prosecution, Falls Ill and Dies
The death of José Manuel Maza in a hospital in Argentina deprives Spain of its top prosecutor in the case against separatist Catalan leaders.
11/19/2017 02:38 PM
‘The Zimbabwe of My Youth Is No More’
A young woman who grew up in Zimbabwe now sits thousands of miles away, glued to Twitter. “We have yet to see what this new day brings, but we are ready for change,” she says.
11/19/2017 01:54 PM
Robert Mugabe, in Speech to Zimbabwe, Refuses to Say if He Will Resign
Party leaders had given the president until noon Monday to resign or face impeachment, but he said he would preside over a party congress in a few weeks.
11/20/2017 05:43 AM
U.S. Marine Involved in Deadly Crash on Okinawa
Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Nicholas James-McLean had been driving under the influence of alcohol.
11/19/2017 11:59 AM
Fire Kills at Least 19 in Beijing Apartment Building
Many of the victims were believed to be migrant workers from the Chinese countryside who were trapped in acrid smoke.
11/19/2017 11:49 AM
Preparing for Doomsday in a $1.5 Million Bunker Condo
Take a step into an old missile silo that has been converted into expensive bunkers for wealthy survivalists.
11/19/2017 10:00 AM
Gerry Adams, Irish Republican Leader, to Step Down From Sinn Fein
After more than 30 years leading the nationalist party, the divisive politician says he will pass the baton next year.
11/19/2017 03:33 AM
As Mexico Builds Green Airport of the Future, Age-Old Mistakes Loom
An enormous new airport outside Mexico’s capital will be a “global reference” for sustainability, the government vows. Others worry environmental errors of the past are being repeated.
11/18/2017 08:47 PM
Signals Detected From Missing Argentine Submarine as Foreign Navies Join Search
Argentina’s Defense Ministry said Saturday night it had detected seven communication attempts from an Argentine Navy submarine with 44 crew members aboard, raising hopes of a rescue.
11/19/2017 04:34 AM
Marked for ‘De-escalation,’ Syrian Towns Endure Surge of Attacks
An accord that tried to curb attacks in rebel-held areas has been touted as a crucial step in ending the long civil war. But increasingly, that deal is failing.
11/20/2017 04:21 AM
Malcolm Young, Whose Guitar Riffs Helped Propel AC/DC to Fame, Dies at 64
Mr. Young, who was a founder of the band, was known for his raucous energy. A family statement said he had had dementia for several years.
11/18/2017 08:58 PM
Escaped Venezuela Opposition Leader Reaches Spain and Vows Fight
A day after slipping from house arrest, Antonio Ledezma met with Spain’s prime minister and voiced defiance to President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela.
11/19/2017 01:17 AM
China Envoy Discusses ‘Situation of the Korean Peninsula’ With North
President Xi Jinping’s special envoy met with North Korean officials in Pyongyang as Washington presses China to rein in its neighbor’s nuclear weapons and missile programs.
11/18/2017 04:14 PM