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Toronto Van Attack Suspect Expressed Anger at Women

Toronto Van Attack Suspect Expressed Anger at Women

Cleaning a sidewalk in Toronto on Tuesday, a day after a van struck multiple people along a major intersection.

For These Australian Prisoners, a 14-Month Wait Without Being Sentenced

For These Australian Prisoners, a 14-Month Wait Without Being Sentenced

Alyson Colquitt was arrested on a drug charge in 2015 and spent more than year in custody before being convicted.

Lasers Reveal a Maya Civilization So Dense It Blew Experts’ Minds

Lasers Reveal a Maya Civilization So Dense It Blew Experts’ Minds

Tikal, home to temples and palaces, is one of the best known Maya sites in northern Guatemala.

In Gupta Brothers’ Rise and Fall, the Tale of a Sullied A.N.C.

In Gupta Brothers’ Rise and Fall, the Tale of a Sullied A.N.C.

The Shivadham Temple in Saharanpur, India, where construction was halted because of investigations into the Gupta family, which financed it.

British Banks Will Have to Cut Ties to Sanctioned Oligarchs, U.S. Says

British Banks Will Have to Cut Ties to Sanctioned Oligarchs, U.S. Says

London has for decades served as a haven for Russia’s wealthiest families. Russian investors own swaths of high-end real estate there.

Hamas Sees Gaza Protests as Peaceful — and as a ‘Deadly Weapon’

Hamas Sees Gaza Protests as Peaceful — and as a ‘Deadly Weapon’

The political leader of Hamas, Ismail Haniya, likened Palestinians’ struggle to those for India’s independence, against racial segregation in the United States and against apartheid in South Africa.

English City, Stunned, Tries to Make Sense of New Poisonings

English City, Stunned, Tries to Make Sense of New Poisonings

A public rubbish bin was cordoned off in Amesbury, near Salisbury, England, on Thursday in connection with the investigation into two new poisonings involving the nerve agent Novichok.

Poland Overhauls Courts, and Critics See Retreat From Democracy

Poland Overhauls Courts, and Critics See Retreat From Democracy

President Andrzej Duda of Poland announcing his decision on Wednesday to sign a controversial judicial overhaul into law.

Ocean Cleanup Plastic Collector Heading Home. In Pieces.

Ocean Cleanup Plastic Collector Heading Home. In Pieces.

A test of the ocean-cleaning boom last year in Alameda, Calif. The group that created it said material fatigue and “local stress concentration” might have caused a fracture in the multimillion-dollar structure.

In Italy Bridge Collapse, Both Design and Upkeep Are Under Suspicion

In Italy Bridge Collapse, Both Design and Upkeep Are Under Suspicion

Rescue services at the Morandi bridge that collapsed on Tuesday in Genoa, Italy, killing at least 38 people.

Who Strikes Fear Into Silicon Valley? Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s Antitrust Enforcer

Who Strikes Fear Into Silicon Valley? Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s Antitrust Enforcer

Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s competition commissioner, is perhaps the world’s most famous regulator, having spent the past four years investigating American tech firms, finding them wanting and ordering them to pay billions of dollars in fines and back taxes.

Chinese Legal Maverick, Facing Political Gales, Bides His Time

Chinese Legal Maverick, Facing Political Gales, Bides His Time

He Weifang is among the most prominent of the liberal Chinese intellectuals who find themselves sidelined. Under President Xi Jinping, China has turned sharply against the advocates of political pluralism and legal limits on party power.

Britain Was a Pioneer in Outsourcing Services. Now, the Model Is ‘Broken.’

Britain Was a Pioneer in Outsourcing Services. Now, the Model Is ‘Broken.’

A room at the Millbrow Care Home in Widnes, England. Revelations of poor conditions at Millbrow under its private provider reflect broader concerns about the nation’s outsourcing practices.

A Grass-Roots Afghan Peace Movement Grows, Step by Step

A Grass-Roots Afghan Peace Movement Grows, Step by Step

Members of the peace march walking to Wardak, Afghanistan, from Ghazni on Tuesday. Among them are day laborers, farmers, retired army officers and even a bodybuilding champion.

To Maintain Supply of Sex Slaves, ISIS Pushes Birth Control

To Maintain Supply of Sex Slaves, ISIS Pushes Birth Control

M., who was kidnapped and sold into sexual slavery and raped repeatedly by fighters with the Islamic State, wept as she prepared to leave for Germany in January under a resettlement program. She was in a camp for internally displaced Yazidis near Dohuk, Iraq.

In Bukhara, 10,000 Jewish Graves but Just 150 Jews

In Bukhara, 10,000 Jewish Graves but Just 150 Jews

Bukhara, Uzbekistan, has two synagogues but few Jews.


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