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Seized Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar Despite U.S. Pressure

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

The ship’s departure raised expectations that Iran, in turn, would relinquish a British tanker it seized in apparent retaliation.

Accusations Against Plácido Domingo Divide the Opera World

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Reports of sexual harassment against one of opera’s most revered stars have brought opposing reactions from singers, and continents.

A Summer of Angst in One of the World’s Safest Countries

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Episodes like the death of a boy who was shoved in front of a train have fueled public anxiety, and far-right campaigning, in Germany.

Migrant Ship Stranded Off Italy in ‘Crisis,’ Aid Group Says

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Open Arms said desperate migrants had leapt into the sea to make it ashore and had to be rescued, even as Spain and France offered to take them in.

French Waiter Shot Dead Over Slow Sandwich Service, Witnesses Say

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

The police were searching for a man who pulled out a 9-millimeter handgun and killed a waiter at a pizza restaurant outside Paris.

No-Deal Brexit Risks Food, Fuel and Drugs Shortages, Leaked U.K. Files Say

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

Britain would be likely to face jammed ports and a hard border in Ireland if it left the European Union without a transition deal, according to government documents leaked to The Sunday Times of London.

Crack Cocaine Makes a Paris Neighborhood ‘Hell’ for Users and Residents

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Five squalid acres at the edge of the city are home to France’s largest open-air crack market — an “apocalyptic situation,” the local police chief says.

With Pickets, Russian Protesters Look to Sustain Momentum

Posted on Saturday August 17, 2019

Looming over the demonstrations were questions about whether the movement could be sustained past the Sept. 8 elections, and what comes after President Vladimir Putin’s term.

MNS Chief Raj Thackeray gives support to South Mumbai fishmongers

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What is black money, and why is it so difficult to quantify it?

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Nadeem Saifi and his unique piece Dilbar win billions of heart

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Super 30, featuring Hrithik Roshan and Mrunal Thakur, is set to hit screens on July 12, 2019.

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One Minute It Was an Afghan Wedding. The Next, a Funeral for 63.

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

In Afghanistan’s protracted war, weddings have provided a rare respite from the violence. On Saturday, a bomber took away even that.

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

After days of violence and warnings from the Chinese government, organizers estimated at least 1.7 million people had turned out, making it the second- largest march of the protests.

Women Are Fleeing Death at Home. The U.S. Wants to Keep Them Out.

Posted on Monday August 19, 2019

Violence against women is driving an exodus of migrants from Central America, but the Trump administration is determined to deny them asylum.

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.

Posted on Sunday August 18, 2019

Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.

Teenage Brides Trafficked to China Reveal Ordeal: ‘Ma, I’ve Been Sold’

Posted on Saturday August 17, 2019

With women far outnumbered by men in China, some Chinese men are importing wives from neighboring countries, and using force to do so.