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Who Is Roman Protasevich, the Captive Journalist in Belarus?

It has all of the elements of a Jason Bourne plot: A commercial flight carrying a dissident journalist is intercepted by a MiG-29 fighter...

Germany suspends travel from the U.K. amid concerns of a variant’s spread.

Germany is banning most travel from Britain starting on Sunday amid concerns about the spread of a coronavirus variant first discovered in India, the...

Roman Kent, Who Reminded the World of the Holocaust, Dies at 92

Roman Kent, who as an orphaned teenager endured the horrors of Auschwitz and other hellish camps and later channeled his sorrow and rage into...

New Political Pressures Push U.S. and Europe to Stop Israel-Gaza Conflict

BRUSSELS — A diplomatic flurry from the White House and Europe added pressure on Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza on Wednesday to halt...

Spain Sends Troops to African Enclave After Migrant Crossings Jump

Spain deployed troops, military trucks and helicopters in its North African enclave of Ceuta on Tuesday after thousands of people crossed over from Morocco,...

With Official Housing Scant, French People Open Their Homes to Migrants

PARIS — Walking home one night several years ago in a suburb of Paris, Raphaël Marre was horrified to see a group of migrants...

Greek Neo-Nazi With Seat in European Parliament Is Sent to Prison

ATHENS — A convicted Greek neo-Nazi and member of the European Parliament was extradited back to Greece on Saturday to serve a 13-year prison...

Arab World Condemns Israeli Violence but Takes Little Action

BRUSSELS — The Arab world is unified in condemning Israeli airstrikes in Gaza and the way the Israeli police invaded Jerusalem’s Aqsa Mosque, one...

Heading Home for the Vaccine: One Expat’s Trans-Atlantic Journey

I should mention that Covid is not my family’s first rodeo in terms of social distancing and extreme health-related stress. In 2011, our twins...

For West End’s Return, Cleansing Spirits and an Aching for Change

LONDON — At 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Maureen Lyon will be murdered at St. Martin’s Theater in London, her screams piercing the air.Her death...

Your Tuesday Briefing

Deadly tensions in JerusalemWeeks of clashes in Jerusalem veered into military conflict yesterday after a raid by the Israeli police on Al Aqsa Mosque....

‘Why Do We Deserve to Die?’ Kabul’s Hazaras Bury Their Daughters.

KABUL, Afghanistan — One by one they brought the girls up the steep hill, shrouded bodies covered in a ceremonial prayer cloth, the pallbearers...

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The Rays Don’t Look Like Contenders, but They Play Like Stars

If there were a way to quantify what makes a team interesting, the Tampa Bay Rays would find it. Maybe they already have. They...

Why One American Basketball Team Won’t Be at the Summer Olympics

When three-on-three basketball has its Olympics debut in Tokyo this summer, Latvia will be there. So will Poland. But a men’s team from the...

The French Open Gets Closer to Normal

On Wednesday, Osaka announced on social media that she would not attend news conferences during the French Open, saying they can be damaging to...

Here’s the Arctic Station That Keeps Satellites Connected

Arrayed across a plateau on an island in the high Norwegian Arctic, the 100 geodesic domes of the Svalbard Satellite Station look like abstract...