Emmanuel Macron is hoping to win where others failed by reducing railway workers’ benefits, part of a plan to reshape the economy and society.
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A suicide attack on Persian New Year killed at least 31, leaving relatives to search for loved ones among body parts strewn outside a hospital in the Afghan capital.
Six months ago, chemical weapons experts celebrated Russia’s disarmament. Now they are investigating Britain’s allegation of a secret weapons program.
The destruction of the nuclear plant in 2007 was well known in the rest of the world, but the Israeli news media was banned from reporting on it until now.
President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said he hoped that after he and President Trump met separately with Mr. Kim, the three leaders could sit down together.
A growing number of museums bring stimulation and solace to dementia patients through regular tours.
In a surprising turn, militants released most of the students they seized more than a month ago, though several are thought to have died in their hands.
Pope Francis announced on Wednesday that he will make the first papal trip to Ireland in nearly 40 years, visiting Dublin for two days in August to conclude an international Catholic Church meeting on families.
An undercover video broadcast on British television revealed that the company worked for the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
A top State Department officials said American policy would continue “to ensure that Taiwan’s people can continue along their chosen path, free from coercion.”
The plan would create a system where digital businesses in Europe would have to pay taxes on their revenues, rather than their profits, to curb tax avoidance.
European leaders are expected to approve a deal to avoid a “cliff-edge” departure. But Brexit supporters are angry at policy retreats from London.
A blueprint lays out steps to enhance the party’s authority over films, TV and newspapers, as well as foreign affairs and economic policy, among other areas.
Vindu Goel, our technology reporter in Mumbai, explains how cheap mobile data is changing the country and why WhatsApp is indispensable.
The chief American envoy to the Iran nuclear talks is banking on political savvy and Midwestern earnestness to salvage the deal that President Trump wants to scrap.
The brief detention of a Chinese-born Australian signals that China is paying close attention to the intensifying debate about its influence in Australian politics.
Kate Brandis, an Australian researcher, has enlisted the public to help her track elusive waterfowl as the country’s wetlands disappear.
The measure comes after health officials had declared an outbreak last year contained. Yet, more than 300 people have died from the virus this year.
Mr. Packer, one of Australia’s richest men, recently found himself embroiled in a corruption scandal involving Israel’s prime minister.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government proposed legislation to restore record-keeping requirements for long-gun sales and expand background checks for gun owners.
Dan Bilefsky’s road trip takes him to Hérouxville, where a code of conduct for immigrants issued 10 years ago is still a sore subject.
The company’s board said it was suspending the chief executive, Alexander Nix, with immediate effect, pending an independent investigation.
Munich prosecutors targeted BMW’s headquarters in search of evidence of possible emissions cheating, further tarnishing the reputation of German carmakers.
At Barberette, Klara Vanova offers a catalog of hairstyles that renounce gender conformity.
The Balkan country has been blocked from joining NATO and the European Union by Greece, which for decades has fought to keep the name Macedonia for itself.
“We had a very good call,” President Trump told reporters in the Oval Office after speaking with the Russian leader after his re-election. “We will probably be meeting in the not-too-distant future.”
The post by the right-wing minister, Sylvi Listhaug, revived memories of a 2011 terrorist attack and stirred a controversy that threatened the coalition government.
A Trump administration proposal would limit the ability of Mexico, Canada and the U.S. to warn consumers about the dangers of foods linked to obesity.
The 45-year-old Sudan, the sole remaining male of the rare subspecies of white rhino, died in Kenya.
All Sages Bookstore, run by a onetime Tiananmen protester, has survived the capital’s ferocious property market and the censorship of the Xi Jinping era.
An animated video depicts the kingdom’s forces under Mohammed bin Salman marching into Tehran as conquering heroes. Is it serious or a satire?
President Xi Jinping’s speech on the last day of the National People’s Congress in Beijing was heavy on patriotism and underscored his dominance.
Amnesty International accused security forces of doing nothing despite warnings that the militants were nearby. The military denounced the group’s findings.
Mr. Sarkozy is facing an investigation into whether his 2007 election campaign received funding from the regime of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.
On the 15th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, The Times reintroduces At War, a forum for the firsthand experiences of global conflict.
Nepal has begun an ambitious waste management project aimed at “saving the glory of the Everest region” from trekkers’ garbage.
As global finance ministers gather in Argentina, the United States’ protectionist position on trade has consumed the discussions.
As the United States enters its 15th year of war in Iraq, a former Marine Corps tanker remembers the invasion that set the occupation, and all its destruction, in motion.
An officer in the German Army was arrested in Rouen, after suspicions arose that he was working there as a spy.
An animated video published by an anonymous pro-Saudi-government group makes a point of showing off the kingdom’s arsenal in an imagined invasion of its regional nemesis, Iran. Some say they believe Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is behind it.
The disease, which until recently seemed to be under control in Venezuela, is making an aggressive comeback in the nation, overwhelming its broken health care system.
The geneticist at Harvard Medical School has retrieved DNA from more than 900 ancient people. His findings trace the prehistoric migrations of our species.
Lawmakers revoked term limits for Xi Jinping and made other changes that will shape China for years. Here’s how The Times covered the annual session.
In an event organized by The New York Times and How To Academy, the historian and author Yuval Noah Harari offered his predictions for the future.
Humans, Mr. Harari warned, “have created such a complicated world that we’re no longer able to make sense of what is happening.”
On April 1, the countries will resume the annual drills that they suspended during the Olympics and Paralympics, the Pentagon announced Monday.
Pentagon leaders are said to be troubled by draft conclusions of an inquiry that blames low-level officers in an ambush that killed four American troops.