At least 16 Americans have been arrested in North Korea since 1996. Each situation is unique, but there are common threads when it comes to how and when they take Americans into custody.
By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE and SOMINI SENGUPTA June 19, 2017 GENEVA — China has long won diplomatic allies in the world’s poor countries by helping them build expensive roads and ports. Now, it appears to have similarly won over a needy country in Europe. At a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council this month in… Continue reading
By DAMIEN CAVE June 14, 2017 (Damien Cave, our Australia bureau chief, shares insights on global news, local recommendations and feedback from readers in this weekly newsletter. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here.) ______ “I thought I was going to fall out of my seat,” my 8-year-old son told me after… Continue reading
By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI June 8, 2017 LONDON — The authorities in Germany announced on Thursday that they had arrested a 23-year-old Syrian who is suspected of working for the Islamic State’s news agency, which announces claims of responsibility for the group’s attacks, including the most recent ones in London and Tehran. According to a… Continue reading
With 97.8 percent of the vote counted, less than 3 percent separated Alfredo del Mazo Maza of the Institutional Revolutionary Party and Delfina Gómez Álvarez of the National Regeneration Movement.
A shake-up of the Israel Broadcasting Authority has been decades in the making, but the way it is unfolding appears chaotic and uncertain.
The F.B.I. director’s ouster was the culmination of a toxic dynamic between him and the president that had unfolded slowly.
Given a choice between human affection, toys and food, the felines sometimes chose people.
By THE NEW YORK TIMES May 1, 2017 Noah Syndergaard, the Mets’ pitching ace, has a torn muscle and will be placed on the disabled list. The Mets said a magnetic resonance imaging examination on Monday revealed that Syndergaard, a right-hander, has a partial tear of the right lat. Steven Matz missed two months of 2015… Continue reading
On the president’s 100th day in office, demonstrators descended on Washington in an attempt to drown out the administration’s climate change deniers.