The Israeli strike prompted a wave of rocket attacks by Gaza militants after a period of relative calm.
NYT > World News
The apparent exchange, in which Afghan officials are to release three senior members of the Haqqani network of the Taliban, is likely to be a step toward new peace talks.
Protesters angry over the police shooting of a young demonstrator blocked roads, forced train delays and clashed with officers near universities.
Bolivia prospered on the watch of its firebrand leftist president, but his refusal to step aside led to an ignominious downfall.
The killings were a reminder of the stubborn threat of insurgents in rural areas of the Philippines.
The document on Moscow’s meddling in British politics prepared by Parliament last year is becoming a hot issue as bits and pieces begin to leak out.
Mr. Morales was once a hugely popular leader, hailed by Bolivia’s Indigenous people and the global left. Now, he is in hiding and ousted from office, and it is unclear who will replace him.
Dozens of blazes, many of them out of control, are burning from the Sydney suburbs to areas hundreds of miles north around Byron Bay.
Oleg Sokolov, a Russian historian known for impersonating Napoleon, was dogged for years by complaints of abuse. But he had never been held to account for it.
Here's what you need to know.
City officials are looking to Norway, whose correctional system is a radical departure from cold, harsh American prisons.
“The coast’s gentle, open landscape really lends itself to these minimalist boxes,” an architecture professor said.
Here’s what you need to know.
Five people have been killed and thousands injured in weeks of protests.
The Polish prime minister wrote a letter to Netflix arguing that a map of Nazi-run concentration camps falsely suggested that Poland was in charge of them.
Sunday’s election did little to help end the government deadlock. But it yielded one clear winner, the far-right Vox party, which has thrived amid a conflict over Catalonia.
Mr. Farage won’t run candidates in seats held by Mr. Johnson’s Tories. But his party may still hurt the Tories in other races.
Hong Kong, Myanmar, Uber: Here’s what you need to know.
Following an international outcry, a French woman has gotten closer to her goal of immigrating to Canada.
Leaving the European Union is hard. Having a party is easy.
More than 1,000 academics have signed an open letter in support of Asiya Islam, a research fellow who has lived legally in Britain for a decade.
The change comes after two highly publicized cases in which young epileptic patients depended on the treatments.
Away from the front lines, volunteer groups composed of retirees, pastors and housewives quietly aid the anti-government demonstrators.
The death of Mr. Le Mesurier, a Briton who provided training and equipment for the civil defense group, is under investigation.
One of the first repatriated was an American said to be an Islamic State fighter. Western countries have strongly resisted taking back militants who went to fight in the region.
I was convinced the deaths of my friends in combat were my fault. It took me years to realize this feeling had a name: survivor guilt.
A police officer shot a young protester, while a man arguing with protesters was set on fire. Both were fighting for their lives.
In the 19th century, women explorers sailed the Nile, sending back vivid accounts of Egypt’s riches. A 21st-century writer travels in their wake.
Here's what you need to know.
Gambia, on behalf of Rohingya Muslims, opens an international dispute with Myanmar in an effort to have the country’s leadership tried for genocide.
Bolivia, Spain, Premier League
Madagascar has little obvious strategic value for the Kremlin or the global balance of power. But Russians were there during an election, offering bribes, spreading disinformation and recruiting an apocalyptic cult leader.
The former president, who faced weeks of protest, said he had been forced out in a “coup.” He leaves Bolivia in a power vacuum, with politicians scrambling to form a caretaker government.
As the Vox party doubled its seats, a longstanding government deadlock appeared no closer to an end.
Demonstrators disrupted the transit system, part of a broader call for action after the death of a student and the arrest of six pro-democracy lawmakers.
The city of Ruzhou spent big, then used its health care workers to raise money, as local governments look for ways to keep the economy going.
A leftist who had served longer than any other current head of state in Latin America, Mr. Morales lost his grip on power amid violent protests set off by a disputed election.
Mixing dance tracks with calls for religious warfare, Hindutva pop amplifies a wave of Hindu nationalism in Narendra Modi’s India.
Matt Hancock, the British health secretary, publicly apologized to a teenager with autism who has spent close to three years in near total seclusion.
Israelis see the step as a reflection of the dismal state of relations a quarter century after the treaty was reached.
Hong Kong, Australia fires, Fed Cup: Here’s what you need to know.
The aims and the aftermath of a legacy project that underscores Mr. Biden’s years of diplomacy — but has been swallowed by the subplot of his son and a Ukrainian gas company.
The holiday, which originally marked the end of World War I, was broadened in the 1950s to honor veterans of all wars.
Evo Morales defied term limits to run for president again last month, then declared victory in an election widely seen as rigged.
The discovery, if verified, could bolster the country’s proven reserves by a third as it struggles to sell energy abroad in the face of U.S. sanctions.
Our correspondent goes inside an eye trauma unit in Chile that’s responding to “an epidemic” of protesters who have been shot in the eye by police pellet guns.
In a country where it is said: “Without bread, there is no more life,” local bakeries are disappearing quickly.
Corrections that appeared in print on Sunday, November 10, 2019.
With six demonstrators killed, the government’s tough tactic could backfire.
Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, said it would set a final price for its shares on Dec. 5.
Indonesia’s mercury trade is intertwined with illegal gold mining around the world, leaving a legacy of thousands born with birth defects and half a million people poisoned.
Thawing sea ice may have opened the door, allowing the infection to cross oceans, a new study suggests.
Key allies resigned and anti-government protesters took over government offices in anger over last month’s disputed election.
A French photographer said the director hit her and assaulted her when she was 18. She is the sixth woman to publicly accuse him of sexual abuse.
Two sisters talk candidly about their lives after being sexually abused as children. It has been 10 years, but online photos and videos continue to haunt them.
The country’s Revolutionary Court has proceedings “ongoing” over Robert A. Levinson, a former F.B.I. agent who vanished in Iran in 2007, a filing to the United Nations revealed.
Outrage over photographs of a politician appearing to sexually harass a student led hundreds of women to speak out about abuse. But how much change results may depend on a legal case.
The Communist regime was prepared for everything “except candles and prayers.” East Germany’s peaceful 1989 revolution showed that societies that don’t reform, die.