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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Is Dead at 81; Fought Apartheid

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Is Dead at 81; Fought Apartheid

Nelson Mandela with Winnie Madikizela-Mandela after his release from a South Africa prison in 1990. She often acted as a conduit to his followers during his imprisonment. They divorced in 1996.

Thousands of German Students Protest ‘Unfair’ English Exam

Thousands of German Students Protest ‘Unfair’ English Exam

The Abitur is a pivotal national exam for German students leaving secondary school for university, and can shape their future careers.

Syrian Peace Talks in Russia: 1,500 Delegates, Mostly Pro-Assad

Syrian Peace Talks in Russia: 1,500 Delegates, Mostly Pro-Assad

Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov of Russia was heckled at the Syrian peace talks in Sochi, Russia, on Tuesday.

Are You Too Old to Have Been Sexually Harassed? In Italy, Maybe

Are You Too Old to Have Been Sexually Harassed? In Italy, Maybe

The findings in a groping case against Carlo Tavecchio, the former head of the Italian soccer federation, have raised new questions about attitudes toward sexual harassment in Italy.

U.S. Relies Heavily on Saudi Money to Support Syrian Rebels

U.S. Relies Heavily on Saudi Money to Support Syrian Rebels

Shiite Muslims in Karachi, Pakistan, protested the Saudis’ beheading of a dissident cleric this month. The Obama administration did not publicly condemn it.

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?

Not long ago, Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, was a backwater. Today the city is booming. But who has gained and who has lost has become a divisive issue for residents.

Butchers in France Seek Protection, Citing Vegans and Violence

Butchers in France Seek Protection, Citing Vegans and Violence

Butchers at the Paris International Agricultural Show this year. Their federation says it is worried about “excessive media exposure about the vegan way of life.”


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