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India Dispatch: ‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies

GOA — Elisabeth Ramnacher, a German who prefers to go by the name Yogini, wanted to show her employees what Goa used to look like back in its hippie days. The only trouble was, she couldn’t find a picture of herself with clothes [...]

Land Mines Block Saudi-Led Assault in Yemen, Killing Civilians

“The mines are our problem, the reason for the miserable situation we are suffering,” he said. Afif Jameel, a soldier from Taiz, a city in southwest Yemen, who said his age was about 21 or 22, said he was pitching a tent in captured [...]

U.S. Military Starts Flying Aid for Venezuela to Colombia

The United States military began flying humanitarian aid to a Colombian city close to the Venezuelan border on Saturday in an effort to turbocharge a relief plan that has become a cornerstone of the quest to oust President Nicolás [...]

Merkel Rejects U.S. Demands That Europe Pull Out of Iran Nuclear Deal

MUNICH — Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany delivered a strong rejoinder on Saturday to American demands that European allies pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and gave a spirited defense of multilateral institutions in a world increasingly [...]

Nigerian Candidates Urge Patience After Presidential Election Is Delayed

ABUJA, Nigeria — The leading presidential candidates in Nigeria urged their supporters to be patient on Saturday after officials said the election would be delayed by a week, just hours before the polls were to open. In their 2:30 [...]

Pope Defrocks Theodore McCarrick, Ex-Cardinal Accused of Sexual Abuse

On Saturday, the Vatican spokesman, Alessandro Gisotti, told reporters that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith had extended Mr. McCarrick a penal process in which “all his rights were respected” and that his “lawyers [...]

The President, the Envoy and the Talib: 3 Lives Shaped by War and Study Abroad

KABUL, Afghanistan — Today, they are representatives of three central parties to the Afghan war, caught up by a frenzied effort to find an endgame to decades of violence. But during the last stretch of peace their generation has known, [...]

What Is the Munich Security Conference, and Why Does It Matter?

World leaders gather on Friday for the annual Munich Security Conference, a meeting begun at the height of the Cold War to address severe military challenges. For decades, the debate was between largely unified Western nations backing [...]

U.S. and Canada Warn Against Travel to Haiti as Violent Protests Continue

The governments of the United States and Canada have warned people not to travel to Haiti as violent protests against President Jovenel Moïse continued on Friday in the capital and other cities in the Caribbean nation for the ninth straight [...]

The Saturday Profile: A Rap Challenger to the Thai Military Junta

BANGKOK — The rhymes came to Nutthapong Srimuong before dawn, when Bangkok is as still as it can be and the night jasmine overpowers the Thai capital with its perfume. The country whose capital is turned into a killing field Whose [...]