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El Chapo, Mexican Drug Kingpin, Is Extradited to U.S.
20 Jan 2017 - In an about-face for the Mexican government, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo, was turned over to American officials on Thursday night.
Riot Police Try to Quell Continuing Violence in Brazilian Prison
20 Jan 2017 - Specially equipped police officers entered a prison near the city of Natal as rival gangs battled each other with metal bars and wooden clubs in scenes reminiscent of medieval warfare.
Troops Enter Gambia, as New President Is Sworn In
19 Jan 2017 - Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s leader for 22 years, is refusing to make way for the newly elected president, Adama Barrow, who has yet to enter his own country as president.
Julian Assange Repeats Offer of Extradition to U.S.
19 Jan 2017 - The founder of WikiLeaks said on Thursday he said he would go if his rights were “protected,” though he is not under public indictment by the United States.
8 Survivors Found at Site of Italy Hotel Destroyed by Avalanche
20 Jan 2017 - They were rescued more than a day after the Hotel Rigopiano in the Apennine Mountains was buried under tons of snow, dirt and trees.
Punches, Kicks and the ‘Dangling Chair’: Detainee Tells of Torture in China
20 Jan 2017 - A human rights lawyer still in custody and facing a subversion trial describes months of abuse in interview transcripts released by his attorneys.
Driver in Melbourne, Fleeing Police After Stabbing, Kills 4 Pedestrians
20 Jan 2017 - The police said a man with an “extensive family violence history” deliberately plowed into pedestrians in a shopping area. Children were among the dead and injured.
In India, Tension Over Traditions Perilous to Animals and Humans Alike
20 Jan 2017 - Thousands of Indians are protesting a ban on a bull-wrestling tradition in Tamil Nadu, but it isn’t the only cultural tradition coming under scrutiny.
ISIS Destroys Part of Roman Amphitheater in Palmyra, Syria
20 Jan 2017 - Once done for ideological reasons, the destruction of heritage sites is now thought to be a matter of revenge as the militant group loses territory.
Trump Renews Vow for Jerusalem Embassy, a Gift of Uncertain Value
20 Jan 2017 - Palestinians in the West Bank protested the idea, which even many hard-line Israelis are not keen to embrace, seeing it as a catalyst to more fighting.
What in the World: For a Modest Price, the Streets of Paris Can Be Yours
20 Jan 2017 - Cobblestones have lined Paris’s streets since the 12th century. When the city began selling used ones, an entrepreneur saw a chance to make unique souvenirs.
A Gathering of the Global Elite, Through a Woman’s Eyes
20 Jan 2017 - Following a behavioral economist from Harvard as she navigates the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where 80 percent of the participants are men.
Martin McGuinness, an I.R.A Leader Who Later Embraced Ulster Politics, Says He’ll Retire
20 Jan 2017 - Mr. McGuinness, who resigned as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland earlier this month after an internal political dispute, announced his retirement on health grounds.
Intercepted Russian Communications Part of Inquiry Into Trump Associates
20 Jan 2017 - It is not clear whether the communications had anything to do with Donald J. Trump or his campaign.
Supreme Court Justice Helping to Oversee Brazil Graft Inquiry Dies in Plane Crash
20 Jan 2017 - The Supreme Court justice, Teori Zavascki, had earned a reputation as a judge prepared to curb abuses of power by influential lawmakers and business leaders.
Reporter's Notebook: A Clown and a Correspondent Join the Global Elite
19 Jan 2017 - Ben Hubbard, a Mideast correspondent for The Times, tags along with his wife, a storyteller who was invited to Davos as a “Cultural Leader.”
Despite Syria Cease-Fire, U.N. Says, Aid Isn’t Reaching Besieged Areas
19 Jan 2017 - Armed opposition groups and government forces “are routinely doing what they can, all of them it seems, to avoid us helping women, children, wounded on the other side,” an official said.
C.I.A. Torture Detailed in Newly Disclosed Documents
19 Jan 2017 - The material sheds additional light on the torture program as the future of the Senate’s classified full report on it hangs in the balance with the Obama presidency ending.
Reporter's Notebook: When Journalism Meets Civil Disobedience
19 Jan 2017 - I had gotten a decent man in trouble while pursuing a good story.
Was Ending the Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Justified?
20 Jan 2017 - A multigovernment decision to stop the search, already the longest and most expensive in aviation history, raises ethical questions.
Theresa May Says Britain Will Lead a New Era of Free Trade
19 Jan 2017 - It was a jarring note from the leader of a country leaving the world’s largest free-trade group. She also urged the Davos elite to seriously address inequality.
Trilobites: Fishing for Clues to Solve Namibia’s Fairy Circle Mystery
19 Jan 2017 - The new study suggests that both termites and plants may be jointly responsible for forming fairy circle landscapes in Namibia.
Philippine Police Are Accused of Killing South Korean Businessman
19 Jan 2017 - Officers seized Jee Ick-joo under the pretense of a drug raid last year and later extorted money from his family, the Justice Department of the Philippines said.
Right-Wing Hoteliers in Japan Anger China With Radical Historical Views
19 Jan 2017 - Fumiko and Toshio Motoya, founders of the APA Group and defenders of Japan’s wartime conduct, provoked threats of a boycott over a book promoted at their chain.
At Least 20 Firefighters Killed in Tehran Building Collapse
19 Jan 2017 - One of the Iranian capital’s oldest and most prominent skyscrapers crumpled into a smoldering heap as millions watched on TV.
Sinosphere: Wife of Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer Seeks Angela Merkel’s Help
19 Jan 2017 - The rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong once met the German chancellor in Beijing. Now his wife is hoping that Ms. Merkel can push Beijing to disclose his whereabouts.
Avalanche in Italy Buries Hotel, Leaving up to 30 Missing
20 Jan 2017 - The disaster came after earthquakes struck the region on Wednesday, prompting officials to close schools and the subway system in Rome as a precaution.
Trudeau Hits the Road, and Crowds and Questions Follow
18 Jan 2017 - With the Canadian prime minister’s image in need of some polishing, his January town-hall tour has all the earmarks of a campaign to reconnect with voters.
15 of the Best Journals by Our Reporters Around the World
30 Dec 2016 - The conversational and visual on-the-ground reports offered a glimpse of captivating people and places, from a “sleep mafia” in Delhi to a monastery seeking salvation in beer.
‘I Didn’t Want to Lose My Identity’: 16,000 Readers Reflect on Their Surnames
24 Dec 2016 - The Times asked women around the world why they had kept or changed their surnames when they married. For many, the decision carried significant weight.
Opinion: How Not to Be Afraid
20 Jan 2017 - I had an apocalyptic evangelical upbringing, a father who told me too much about the Holocaust, and a grandfather who was a neo-Nazi and Jew — and I was terrified.
Op-Ed Contributor: South Sudan Cannot Be Allowed to Collapse
20 Jan 2017 - Current leaders on all sides must be given a graceful exit and guarantees they won’t face criminal prosecution.
Op-Ed Contributor: Duterte Grooms His Heir
20 Jan 2017 - The president of the Philippines is sidelining the elected vice president to make way for a dictator’s son.
Troops Enter Gambia, as New President Is Sworn In
19 Jan 2017 - Yahya Jammeh, Gambia’s leader for 22 years, is refusing to make way for the newly elected president, Adama Barrow, who has yet to enter his own country as president.
William Onyeabor, Reclusive African Electro-Funk Pioneer, Dies at 70
19 Jan 2017 - Mr. Onyeabor, whose music reached a new audience decades after he created it, composed, played and produced hypnotic electronic tracks infused with unmistakably African elements.
Trilobites: Fishing for Clues to Solve Namibia’s Fairy Circle Mystery
19 Jan 2017 - The new study suggests that both termites and plants may be jointly responsible for forming fairy circle landscapes in Namibia.
Reporter's Notebook: When Journalism Meets Civil Disobedience
19 Jan 2017 - I had gotten a decent man in trouble while pursuing a good story.
Death Toll in Mistaken Bombing of Camp in Nigeria Climbs to 70
18 Jan 2017 - The number killed in an errant bombing by a Nigerian military fighter jet on Tuesday included at least nine aid workers, humanitarian groups said Wednesday.
President’s Term Running Out, Gambia Shudders as He Refuses to Quit
18 Jan 2017 - The president’s refusal to accept his electoral loss to Adama Barrow, after initially doing so, threatens to drag the nation into a bloody standoff.
United Nations Memo: In South Sudan, Mass Killings, Rapes and the Limits of U.S. Diplomacy
18 Jan 2017 - Samantha Power, the ambassador to the United Nations, is known for advocating diplomacy to prevent atrocities, but poor timing has hampered efforts to avert a catastrophe.
Donors and Drug Makers Offer $500 Million to Control Global Epidemics
18 Jan 2017 - Japan, Norway and two foundations have pledged money to devise a strategy to speed up the international response to viral threats.
Nigerian Jet Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp, Killing Scores
17 Jan 2017 - The bombing struck a government-run camp in Rann, near the Cameroonian and Chadian borders, an area where Boko Haram had recently increased attacks.
Trump Team’s Queries About Africa Point to Skepticism About Aid
13 Jan 2017 - The list of Africa-related questions from the transition staff suggests an American retreat from development and humanitarian goals.
Lagos Slum Was Razed for Its Waterfront, Residents Say
13 Jan 2017 - Activists in Otodo Gbame have decried the demolition of the community as an officially sanctioned land grab done at the behest of an influential family.
Trilobites: Sometimes Nature is Morbid. That’s Why There’s #BestCarcass.
13 Jan 2017 - A macabre Twitter battle emerged after a group of scientists who study African carnivores starting sharing photos of prey from the field.
Looking Back: Raw Telexes to the Times Home Office From a Civil War Zone
13 Jan 2017 - “We’re bracing for the invasion tonight. I’ll be on the roof of the cbs compound attempting to keep the radio link open.” Could this be 1992? Yes, if you’re in Somalia.
United States to Lift Sudan Sanctions
13 Jan 2017 - For the first time since the 1990s, the country will be able to trade extensively with the United States.
A Soccer Star Caught in Poverty, a Risky Trip, and a Sorrowful End
12 Jan 2017 - Fatima Jawara, a Gambian goalkeeper, tried to follow the path of many African migrants: the “back way” across the Mediterranean to Europe. She was lost at sea.
What in the World: Talking to In-laws Can Be Hard. In Some Languages, It’s Impossible.
09 Jan 2017 - A geographically widespread practice known as avoidance speech imposes strict rules on how one speaks — or doesn’t — to the parents of a spouse.
Morocco Said to Ban Sale of Burqas, Citing Security Concerns
12 Jan 2017 - Although the government did not confirm the ban, media reports said vendors and merchants received notice of the prohibition on the full-body veil.
Scientists Map Vast Peat Swamps, a Storehouse of Carbon, in Central Africa
11 Jan 2017 - The peatlands, covering an area the size of New York State, contain billions of tons of stored carbon but are vulnerable to warming and development.
Militants Attack Police Checkpoint in Sinai, and ISIS Is Suspected
09 Jan 2017 - The police said the assault involved rocket-propelled grenades and rifle fire as well as a failed attempt to ram the checkpoint with a truck bomb.
Ivory Coast President Says Government Reaches Deal With Soldiers to End Uprising
07 Jan 2017 - President Alassane Ouattara said the government had reached an agreement with disgruntled soldiers who had demanded higher salaries and better living conditions.
In Zimbabwe, a First Lady Exerts Her Power
07 Jan 2017 - Grace Mugabe, the wife of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, is one of the main actors maneuvering to succeed him.
Op-Ed Contributor: South Sudan Cannot Be Allowed to Collapse
20 Jan 2017 - Current leaders on all sides must be given a graceful exit and guarantees they won’t face criminal prosecution.
Editorial: Regional Support for Gambia’s Elected Leader
20 Jan 2017 - The despot Yahya Jammeh can avoid marring his legacy further by stepping aside peacefully.
Africa Takes Its Turn on the Runway
18 Aug 2016 - For “African Catwalk,” the Swedish photographer Per-Anders Pettersson spent five years documenting the energy of Africa’s emerging fashion industry.
Lens Blog: Young Africans, Wrapped in Tradition
03 Mar 2016 - Joana Choumali, a photographer from Ivory Coast, is documenting modern African women wearing traditional clothing. She said these portraits allow her subjects to reconnect with their family history.
Toby Keith and Trump Light Up a Lower-Wattage Concert
20 Jan 2017 - This year’s preinaugural concert in Washington may not be like star-studded affairs of the past, but supporters say they don’t care.
Art Review: ‘I’m Nobody’? Not a Chance, Emily Dickinson
19 Jan 2017 - A show at the Morgan Library & Museum offers a fresh take on the master poet. Goodbye, Belle of Amherst.
On Baseball: Baseball’s Newest Hall of Fame Class Links to the Past
20 Jan 2017 - The class of 2017 — Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez and Tim Raines — found inspiration in Hall of Famers who came before them: Ozzie Smith, Tony Gwynn, Johnny Bench and Joe Morgan.
New England Patriots’ Owner, Still Sore at N.F.L., Has Payback in Sight
19 Jan 2017 - The strained relations between Robert Kraft and the league will be inescapable if New England returns to the Super Bowl, two years after the “Deflategate” scandal.
Feature: To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation
17 Jan 2017 - Over eight years, through millions of letters, the staff of the White House mailroom read the unfiltered story of a nation.
Europe Edition: Your Friday Briefing
20 Jan 2017 - Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
A Gathering of the Global Elite, Through a Woman’s Eyes
20 Jan 2017 - Following a behavioral economist from Harvard as she navigates the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where 80 percent of the participants are men.
Survivors Found at Site of Italy Hotel Destroyed by Avalanche
20 Jan 2017 - At least six people were rescued more than a day after the Hotel Rigopiano in the Apennine Mountains was buried under tons of snow, dirt and trees.
Op-Ed Contributor: Britain’s Soccer Sex Abuse Scandal
19 Jan 2017 - In institution after institution, a pattern of exploitation of society’s most vulnerable members has emerged.
E.C.B., Facing Monetary Policy Complications Worldwide, Holds Firm
19 Jan 2017 - The European Central Bank did not announce any major changes, but there is still plenty going on in the world of monetary policy.
Editorial: Freezing to Death at Europe’s Door
19 Jan 2017 - Failure to prepare for the winter threatens the lives of thousands of refugees.
Martin McGuinness, an I.R.A Leader Who Later Embraced Ulster Politics, Says He’ll Retire
20 Jan 2017 - Mr. McGuinness, who resigned as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland earlier this month after an internal political dispute, announced his retirement on health grounds.
Reporter's Notebook: A Clown and a Correspondent Join the Global Elite
19 Jan 2017 - Ben Hubbard, a Mideast correspondent for The Times, tags along with his wife, a storyteller who was invited to Davos as a “Cultural Leader.”
Theresa May Says Britain Will Lead a New Era of Free Trade
19 Jan 2017 - It was a jarring note from the leader of a country leaving the world’s largest free-trade group. She also urged the Davos elite to seriously address inequality.
Avalanche in Italy Buries Hotel, Leaving up to 30 Missing
20 Jan 2017 - The disaster came after earthquakes struck the region on Wednesday, prompting officials to close schools and the subway system in Rome as a precaution.
Julian Assange Repeats Offer of Extradition to U.S.
19 Jan 2017 - The founder of WikiLeaks said on Thursday he said he would go if his rights were “protected,” though he is not under public indictment by the United States.
Ex-Chief of VW Holds Firm During Grilling on Emissions Deception
19 Jan 2017 - Martin Winterkorn, appearing in public for the first time since his resignation, told German lawmakers that he had not heard the term “defeat device” before the scandal broke.
Davos Elites See an ‘Abyss’: The Populist Surge Upending the Status Quo
19 Jan 2017 - The global elites, perplexed by the rise of populism threatening to upend globalization, have expressed worries over what the new political order will mean.
Trump Attacks BMW and Mercedes, but Auto Industry Is a Complex Target
19 Jan 2017 - The globalized trade in vehicles, in which Detroit owns European brands and German cars come from Alabama, could make it hard to raise barriers.
Putting Art on a Pedestal in London
19 Jan 2017 - Models of five artworks, two of which are destined for London’s Fourth Plinth, a sculpture platform on Trafalgar Square, are now at the National Gallery.
Reporter's Notebook: When Journalism Meets Civil Disobedience
19 Jan 2017 - I had gotten a decent man in trouble while pursuing a good story.
Germany’s Extreme Right Challenges Guilt Over Nazi Past
18 Jan 2017 - Björn Höcke, a star in the Alternative for Germany party, has found success questioning national regret over the Holocaust and the country’s Nazi crimes.
Russia Extends Edward Snowden’s Asylum
18 Jan 2017 - Moscow said the former N.S.A. contractor, who was granted asylum in 2013, would be allowed to remain for “a couple more years.”
News Analysis: Davos Elite Fret About Inequality Over Vintage Wine and Canapés
18 Jan 2017 - Power brokers are in the Swiss Alps to discuss how to make globalization more lucrative, but there is no appetite for redistributing wealth or empowering workers.
Wines of The Times: Corsican Reds, a Case Study in Wine Terroir
19 Jan 2017 - The influence and virtues of terroir may be denied in an academic vacuum, but the red wines of Corsica beg to differ.
Russian Dissident Artist Will Seek Asylum in France
17 Jan 2017 - The authorities in Russia questioned the performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky and his partner after an actress accused them of sexual assault.
Saulx-les-Chartreux Journal: Life on the Farm Draws Some French Tired of Urban Rat Race
17 Jan 2017 - In towns like Saulx-les-Chartreux, small-scale farming is driven by a thriving market for organic food.
Libyan’s Rendition Case Against Britain Can Proceed, Court Rules
17 Jan 2017 - The court’s decision overturned an earlier High Court ruling that said Abdel Hakim Belhaj could not sue the British government or a former foreign secretary.
Veteran Times Reporter Denied Entry to Turkey
17 Jan 2017 - The action against Rod Nordland, a longtime foreign correspondent, appeared to be part of a broader crackdown against the domestic and foreign press.
Pendant Found in Nazi Death Camp Ruins May Have Anne Frank Link
17 Jan 2017 - The item, which belonged to Karoline Cohn, 14, was discovered recently at the Sobibor camp in Poland and is similar to one owned by Anne Frank.
4 Quotes From Theresa May’s Speech and What They Mean
17 Jan 2017 - The prime minister’s remarks on exiting the European Union were her first public outline of how Britain plans to leave the bloc.
Suspect in Istanbul Nightclub Attack Confesses, Officials Say
17 Jan 2017 - Abdulgadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen born in 1983, received help in the attack, done “in the name of ISIS,” the governor of the city said at a news conference.
Challenges Await Antonio Tajani, the European Parliament’s New President
17 Jan 2017 - Mr. Tajani was elected president of the European Parliament as the organization confronts tests to its relevance.
German Court Rejects Effort to Ban Neo-Nazi Party
17 Jan 2017 - Germany’s highest court said that the far-right National Democratic Party did not pose sufficient danger to democracy even though its principles violate the Constitution.
European Court Orders Russia to Pay U.S. Families Whose Adoptions It Blocked
17 Jan 2017 - Russia said it would appeal the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights within the next three months, but it could ignore the decision outright.
In ‘Brexit’ Speech, Theresa May Outlines Clean Break for U.K.
19 Jan 2017 - In long-awaited remarks, the British prime minister emphasized regaining control of immigration, even if it means losing E.U. trading advantages.
Putin Says Accusations in Trump Dossier Are ‘Clearly Fake’
17 Jan 2017 - President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia dismissed the allegations in a political memo and said the effort to compile such a document was further evidence of the political decay of the West
Kitsch vs. Antiques: Tourist Trade Threatens Portobello Market
13 Jan 2017 - Hordes of visitors descend on the famous stalls in the Notting Hill area of London, but many come for the cheap souvenirs rather than the valuable vintage goods.
Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes Into Village in Kyrgyzstan, Killing Dozens
16 Jan 2017 - The plane was approaching the airport in Bishkek, the capital, when it struck a cluster of houses.
Will a ‘Slap in the Face’ From Voters Revive Davos Agenda, or Daze It?
14 Jan 2017 - Executives at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, will gather after a populist surge that was a repudiation of the free-trade and globalization policies they have advocated for decades.
As Support for E.U. Flags Elsewhere, Bulgaria Sees Its Benefits
17 Jan 2017 - While much of Europe has complained about the European Union, Bulgarians paint a different picture, with the Balkan country viewing the bloc as a major positive.
Burnley Journal: U.K. Police Look to Young Recruits to Help Shed an Image as ‘Male, Pale and Stale’
16 Jan 2017 - A program, similar to Teach for America, places university graduates for two years in some of the country’s most troubled areas, with a focus on diversifying the police corps.
Suspect in Istanbul Rampage on New Year’s Is Captured, Turkey Says
16 Jan 2017 - The semiofficial Anadolu news agency said the man, Abdulgadir Masharipov, had been captured alive along with four others in the Esenyurt district of Istanbul.
Northern Ireland, Forced by Sinn Fein, Sets Early Election in Shadow of ‘Brexit’
16 Jan 2017 - Sinn Fein, the Catholic party that forced the early vote, appears to hope that worries over leaving the European Union will weaken its unionist rivals.
As Trump Era Arrives, a Sense of Uncertainty Grips the World
16 Jan 2017 - Having made contradictory comments, President-elect Donald J. Trump has many nations wondering about his policies. But there’s also a sense that his words should not be taken too literally.
Cold War Jitters Resurface as U.S. Marines Arrive in Norway
16 Jan 2017 - Despite being generally welcomed, the presence of the Marines — shown on Norwegian television dragging their suitcases through the snow — also provoked concerns.
For Trump, Three Decades of Chasing Deals in Russia
16 Jan 2017 - Donald J. Trump, and eventually his children, repeatedly sought business in Russia as far back as 1987, in a variety of ventures. But none got off the ground.
British Firms Await Brexit Plans, Poised to Relocate
15 Jan 2017 - British companies that do business in the European Union are having to rethink strategies — and geography — as a withdrawal plan begins to coalesce.
Bucharest Journal: Keeping Alive a Haven for Yiddish Culture in Modern Romania
16 Jan 2017 - Bucharest is home to one of only a handful of Yiddish theaters left in Europe, which remained open even as Romania was gripped by anti-Semitism during World War II.
Trump Criticizes NATO and Hopes for ‘Good Deals’ With Russia
16 Jan 2017 - The president-elect called NATO “obsolete,” praised Brexit and expressed hope for a nuclear deal with Russia in a wide-ranging interview with European newspapers.
Serbian Leader Accuses Kosovo of ‘Wanting War’ After Train Is Turned Back
15 Jan 2017 - Serbia vowed to defend “every inch” of its territory after a train bearing signs reading “Kosovo is Serbian” was stopped at the border between the two nations.
U.K. Set to Choose Sharp Break From European Union
15 Jan 2017 - Prime Minister Theresa May is said to be opting for a “hard Brexit,” taking Britain out of the European single market and the customs union.
The Interpreter: ‘Kompromat’ and the Danger of Doubt and Confusion in a Democracy
16 Jan 2017 - Although the manufacturing of public cynicism tends to be associated with Russia, it is a common feature and tool of authoritarian nations.
On Soccer: Restoring an Atmosphere, if Not Yet an Aura, in Manchester
16 Jan 2017 - Manchester United Manager José Mourinho has criticized his fans for not being vocal enough. They responded with a stadium-shaking effort against Liverpool.
Search for Survivors After Avalanche in Italy
19 Jan 2017 - An avalanche has buried a mountainside hotel in central Italy. Corridors were piled high with snow, leaves and branches. Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni of Italy praised the efforts of rescue workers who dug through the snow, looking for survivors.
Antony Armstrong-Jones
14 Jan 2017 - A photographer who became the Earl of Snowdon after he married Princess Margaret.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Can Germany Learn to Understand Trumpish?
20 Jan 2017 - Donald Trump gave an interview to a German newspaper, and people are still trying to figure out what he meant.
Op-Ed Columnist: Theresa May’s ‘Global Britain’ is Baloney
20 Jan 2017 - Exiting a market of a half-billion people to go global makes no sense.
Nonfiction: What Do They Want? Graeme Wood Speaks With Supporters of ISIS
19 Jan 2017 - “The Way of the Strangers,” by Graeme Wood, asks where the militants of ISIS get their values.
Nonfiction: Yes He Did: Jonathan Chait Argues That Obama’s Accomplishments Will Survive
18 Jan 2017 - In “Audacity,” Jonathan Chait says Barack Obama’s achievements will not be easy to dismantle.
By the Book: Ayelet Waldman: By the Book
19 Jan 2017 - The author, most recently, of “A Really Good Day” maybe isn’t a fan of the “nurse romance” genre. But “come to think of it, ‘Atonement,’ by Ian McEwan, is one of my favorite contemporary novels, and what is that if not a nurse romance?”
Supreme Court Justice Helping to Oversee Brazil Graft Inquiry Dies in Plane Crash
20 Jan 2017 - The Supreme Court justice, Teori Zavascki, had earned a reputation as a judge prepared to curb abuses of power by influential lawmakers and business leaders.
El Chapo, Mexican Drug Kingpin, Is Extradited to U.S.
20 Jan 2017 - In an about-face for the Mexican government, Joaquín Guzmán Loera, known as El Chapo, was turned over to American officials on Thursday night.
Riot Police Try to Quell Continuing Violence in Brazilian Prison
20 Jan 2017 - Specially equipped police officers entered a prison near the city of Natal as rival gangs battled each other with metal bars and wooden clubs in scenes reminiscent of medieval warfare.
Trudeau Hits the Road, and Crowds and Questions Follow
18 Jan 2017 - With the Canadian prime minister’s image in need of some polishing, his January town-hall tour has all the earmarks of a campaign to reconnect with voters.
Mexican Student Fatally Shoots Himself in Classroom After Wounding Four
19 Jan 2017 - The motives of a 15-year-old who opened fire in Monterrey were unknown, and investigators were looking into where he got the weapon.
Isidro Baldenegro, Mexican Environmental Activist, Is Shot to Death
19 Jan 2017 - Mr. Baldenegro, winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize, defended the western Sierra Madre’s old-growth forests against powerful local strongmen.
Venezuela Issues New Bank Notes Because of Hyperinflation
17 Jan 2017 - The move, which has been surrounded by chaos for over a month, is meant to lighten the load for Venezuelans who must carry around bags of cash.
Justin Trudeau’s Family Vacation on Aga Khan’s Island Leads to Ethics Inquiry
17 Jan 2017 - The conflict-of-interest investigation and another involving a political fund-raiser threaten to tarnish Mr. Trudeau’s image.
5 Killed at BPM Festival in Mexico
16 Jan 2017 - An attacker was sought after opening fire during an international electronic music festival in Playa Del Carmen, and tourists were among the dead, officials said.
Death Toll From Brazil Prison Riot Reaches 26; Decapitations Are Seen
15 Jan 2017 - More than two dozen inmates were killed and many were mutilated, the authorities said. The country is reeling from a wave of bloody inmate violence.
British Columbia: The ‘Wild West’ of Canadian Political Cash
14 Jan 2017 - British Columbia has no limits on political donations, leading critics to say the provincial government has become a lucrative business dominated by special interests.
Prison Riot in Brazil Leaves at Least 10 Inmates Dead
15 Jan 2017 - The uprising was the latest in a wave of fatal riots in the country’s overcrowded prisons that have killed nearly 100 people this year.
A Voice for Indigenous Canadians Defends His Claim to Be One
13 Jan 2017 - A report by an indigenous television network in Canada challenged the indigenous ancestry of Joseph Boyden, author of “The Orenda” and other novels.
Cubans Planning to Leave for U.S. Face a Bleak New Reality
13 Jan 2017 - Thousands of Cubans who hoped to come to the U.S., including doctors posted abroad, now have to rethink their life plans after a major change in American policy.
A Remarkable Event in El Salvador: A Day Without Murder
14 Jan 2017 - The police had no explanation for the pause, which did not last. The killing rate has fallen since a police crackdown began, but gang violence is still rampant.
Frida Kahlo, Whose Self-Portraits Spoke to the Soul
12 Jul 2016 - She defined herself by her painting, especially when she painted herself. Revisit the life of Kahlo who died 62 years ago.
Feature: To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation
17 Jan 2017 - Over eight years, through millions of letters, the staff of the White House mailroom read the unfiltered story of a nation.
Editorial Notebook: Malia Obama’s Secret Trip to Bolivia and Peru
19 Jan 2017 - President Obama’s eldest daughter got a firsthand look at Bolivia, which has a tense relationship with the United States.
Venezuela’s Deadliest Year
31 Dec 2016 - Amid an economic collapse, a wave of violence is afflicting the country.
Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary
26 Nov 2016 - Mr. Castro was seen as a ruthless despot by some and hailed as a hero by others.
Asia and Australia Edition: Donald Trump, Gambia, Tehran: Your Morning Briefing
20 Jan 2017 - Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Punches, Kicks and the ‘Dangling Chair’: Detainee Tells of Torture in China
20 Jan 2017 - A human rights lawyer still in custody and facing a subversion trial describes months of abuse in interview transcripts released by his attorneys.
China’s Economy Grows Strongly, Yet Central Bank Eases Policy
20 Jan 2017 - Rising debt helped fuel growth last year. But the central bank told big banks that they could lend even more during an upcoming holiday period.
In India, Tension Over Traditions Perilous to Animals and Humans Alike
20 Jan 2017 - Thousands of Indians are protesting a ban on a bull-wrestling tradition in Tamil Nadu, but it isn’t the only cultural tradition coming under scrutiny.
Philippine Police Are Accused of Killing South Korean Businessman
19 Jan 2017 - Officers seized Jee Ick-joo under the pretense of a drug raid last year and later extorted money from his family, the Justice Department of the Philippines said.
Sinosphere: Wife of Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer Seeks Angela Merkel’s Help
19 Jan 2017 - The rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong once met the German chancellor in Beijing. Now his wife is hoping that Ms. Merkel can push Beijing to disclose his whereabouts.
Was Ending the Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Justified?
20 Jan 2017 - A multigovernment decision to stop the search, already the longest and most expensive in aviation history, raises ethical questions.
Driver in Melbourne, Fleeing Police After Stabbing, Kills 4 Pedestrians
20 Jan 2017 - The police said a man with an “extensive family violence history” deliberately plowed into pedestrians in a shopping area. Children were among the dead and injured.
Right-Wing Hoteliers in Japan Anger China With Radical Historical Views
19 Jan 2017 - Fumiko and Toshio Motoya, founders of the APA Group and defenders of Japan’s wartime conduct, provoked threats of a boycott over a book promoted at their chain.
China’s Chief Justice Rejects an Independent Judiciary, and Reformers Wince
18 Jan 2017 - Zhou Qiang denounced the “trap” of “Western” ideology, dismaying some liberal-minded observers of the Chinese legal system who had seen him as an encouraging figure.
China Cancels 103 Coal Plants, Mindful of Smog and Wasted Capacity
18 Jan 2017 - The dropped projects include dozens already under construction, even though existing plants can already generate far more power than the country needs.
Sinosphere: On Taking Gay Rights From Taipei to Beijing: Don’t Call It a ‘Movement’
18 Jan 2017 - Lai Jeng-jer, a leader on gay rights in Taiwan who now lives in Beijing, discusses the progress he’s seen on the mainland, as well as the limitations.
Persecuted Minority in Myanmar Is Escalating Its Armed Insurgency
19 Jan 2017 - Some analysts fear that turning the Rohingya into a transnational Muslim cause may draw foreign jihadists to Myanmar.
U.S.-Trained Official May Shape China’s Response to Trump on Trade
18 Jan 2017 - Liu He, the top economic adviser to President Xi Jinping, has argued for more open markets. But his agenda could be overwhelmed by fears of fallout from a trade war.
Rights Groups Ask China to Free Tibetan Education Advocate
19 Jan 2017 - The Tibetan, Tashi Wangchuk, was detained and accused of inciting separatism nearly a year ago after speaking to The New York Times for a documentary video and two articles.
In a Blow to Prosecutor, South Korean Court Blocks Arrest of Samsung Group Leader
18 Jan 2017 - A justice rejected a request to issue a warrant for Jay Y. Lee, but the de facto Samsung chief can still be indicted if a special prosecutor decides to pursue bribery allegations.
In Bhutan, Happiness Index as Gauge for Social Ills
18 Jan 2017 - Dasho Karma Ura has spent years defining Gross National Happiness. But persuading other nations to adopt an index aimed at spiritual well-being has had its challenges.
Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Is Called Off After Nearly 3 Years
17 Jan 2017 - The decision ends the deep-sea scouring of the southern Indian Ocean, ensuring that one of the great aviation mysteries will remain unsolved for the foreseeable future.
Sinosphere: U.S. Ambassadors in Asia Make Final Plea for Dead Trans-Pacific Trade Pact
17 Jan 2017 - Max Baucus, the ambassador to China, and five others told Congress in an open letter that the United States should not cede its position in Asia-Pacific trade to China.
News Analysis: In Era of Trump, China’s President Champions Economic Globalization
17 Jan 2017 - Before the World Economic Forum in Davos, Xi Jinping spurned protectionism while implicitly rebuking Donald J. Trump, president-elect of the United States.
Akhilesh Yadav, Indian Politician, Wins Right to Use Bicycle as Election Symbol
18 Jan 2017 - A panel ruled that Mr. Yadav’s father, a fellow Uttar Pradesh politician with whom he was in dispute, could choose from symbols like a toffee, a pressure cooker and ice cream.
President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines Criticized Over Martial Law Warning
16 Jan 2017 - One rights activist said that Mr. Duterte was harboring “fascist dreams” after he said that he could impose martial law to curb drug abuse.
Turkish Cargo Plane Crashes Into Village in Kyrgyzstan, Killing Dozens
16 Jan 2017 - The plane was approaching the airport in Bishkek, the capital, when it struck a cluster of houses.
Samsung Heir Faces Arrest on Charges of Bribing South Korea’s President
16 Jan 2017 - Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung, is accused of ordering large payments to the family of President Park Geun-hye’s confidante and two foundations.
With Guilty Plea, Takata Clears Way for a Likely Global Rescue
16 Jan 2017 - The resolution of the U.S. criminal case against the Japanese company will result in a $1 billion fine, but also removes a cloud over its restructuring.
Op-Ed Contributor: Duterte Grooms His Heir
20 Jan 2017 - The president of the Philippines is sidelining the elected vice president to make way for a dictator’s son.
Op-Ed Contributor: Bring Pakistan’s Missing Bloggers Home
20 Jan 2017 - Outspoken social media activists have disappeared. Is the government to blame?
Feature: To Obama With Love, and Hate, and Desperation
17 Jan 2017 - Over eight years, through millions of letters, the staff of the White House mailroom read the unfiltered story of a nation.
Nonfiction: What Do They Want? Graeme Wood Speaks With Supporters of ISIS
19 Jan 2017 - “The Way of the Strangers,” by Graeme Wood, asks where the militants of ISIS get their values.
Nonfiction: Yes He Did: Jonathan Chait Argues That Obama’s Accomplishments Will Survive
18 Jan 2017 - In “Audacity,” Jonathan Chait says Barack Obama’s achievements will not be easy to dismantle.
Despite Syria Cease-Fire, U.N. Says, Aid Isn’t Reaching Besieged Areas
19 Jan 2017 - Armed opposition groups and government forces “are routinely doing what they can, all of them it seems, to avoid us helping women, children, wounded on the other side,” an official said.
At Least 20 Firefighters Killed in Tehran Building Collapse
19 Jan 2017 - One of the Iranian capital’s oldest and most prominent skyscrapers crumpled into a smoldering heap as millions watched on TV.
Trump Renews Vow for Jerusalem Embassy, a Gift of Uncertain Value
20 Jan 2017 - Palestinians in the West Bank protested the idea, which even many hard-line Israelis are not keen to embrace, seeing it as a catalyst to more fighting.
C.I.A. Torture Detailed in Newly Disclosed Documents
19 Jan 2017 - The material sheds additional light on the torture program as the future of the Senate’s classified full report on it hangs in the balance with the Obama presidency ending.
Iraqi Forces Take Eastern Mosul From Islamic State
18 Jan 2017 - The announcement came three months after government troops, aided by American air support and military advisers, began an assault to retake the city.
Villager and Israeli Police Officer Die in Clash at Bedouin Hamlet
18 Jan 2017 - There were conflicting accounts about events in Umm al-Hiran, a Negev village where homes were slated for demolition.
Obama’s Stark Options on ISIS: Arm Syrian Kurds or Let Trump Decide
18 Jan 2017 - If President Obama chooses to forge closer military ties with the Kurds for an assault on Raqqa, ISIS’ main stronghold, he risks alienating the Turks.
Video of Fatally Wounded Teenager Sparks Palestinian Rage
18 Jan 2017 - Graphic footage emerged of Israeli soldiers roughly carrying a young Palestinian man they had shot during a clash in the West Bank.
Trump Can’t Renegotiate Iran Nuclear Deal, Rouhani Says
17 Jan 2017 - The president of Iran said the deal could not be modified, in part because it was also signed by Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia.
Egyptian Court Blocks Plan to Transfer Two Islands to Saudi Arabia
17 Jan 2017 - The verdict is widely expected to further shake, but not break, the strained ties between Cairo and its main financial backer.
Antiaircraft Weapons Again Open Fire in Tehran
16 Jan 2017 - The authorities in Iran said the target was a camera drone, the second such incident in a month.
World Leaders Push Israel and Trump to Forge a 2-State Deal
17 Jan 2017 - Though peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians seem doomed, world leaders gathered in Paris for a peace conference and signaled that they still longed for a solution.
Bahrain Executes 3 Shiites Convicted in Deadly Attack on Police
15 Jan 2017 - The executions were condemned by human rights groups, which said the men had been convicted in unfair trials, on evidence allegedly obtained through torture.
For Israel, Energy Boom Could Make Friends Out of Enemies
14 Jan 2017 - Once a barren energy island, Israel is finally advancing an ambitious strategy to tap natural gas reserves and transform its place in a hostile region.
With Electricity in Short Supply, 10,000 Protest in Gaza, Defying Hamas
13 Jan 2017 - Demonstrators hurled stones and burned tires outside an electric company near a refugee community to voice their displeasure with worsening power shortages.
How Omran Daqneesh, 5, Became a Symbol of Aleppo’s Suffering
18 Aug 2016 - Images of the dazed and injured child have quickly made him an emblem of the harrowing misery of Syria’s five-year-old civil war.
The Stone: Bernard-Henri Lévy: Jews, Be Wary of Trump
19 Jan 2017 - His pro-Israel overtures are no substitute for an authentic love for the Jewish people.
Op-Ed Columnist: Israel as the Lights Go Out
17 Jan 2017 - In America, there is always a domestic political reason for not doing the right thing on Israel-Palestine.
Feature: When the National Bird Is a Burden
19 Jan 2017 - Bald eagles have been the emblem of the United States for more than two centuries. Now, in some parts of the country, they’re a nuisance.
On Baseball: Baseball’s Newest Hall of Fame Class Links to the Past
20 Jan 2017 - The class of 2017 — Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez and Tim Raines — found inspiration in Hall of Famers who came before them: Ozzie Smith, Tony Gwynn, Johnny Bench and Joe Morgan.