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White Supremacist Who Admitted Christchurch Killings Will Represent Himself

An Australian white supremacist who pleaded guilty to killing 51 worshipers at two mosques in New Zealand last year will represent himself at a sentencing hearing in August, raising concerns that he might use the proceedings to push [...]

Bartering Child’s Dress for Food: Life in Lebanon’s Economic Crisis

BEIRUT, Lebanon — For three decades, Chef Antoine El Hajj has appeared on television five days a week to help cooks across Lebanon improve their grasp of the culinary arts. Two months ago, as an economic crisis caused Lebanon’s [...]

Coronavirus in India: Amitabh Bachchan, Bollywood Star, in Hospital for Covid-19

Another explanation, though, might simply be testing — or the lack of it. India has performed far fewer coronavirus tests per capita than many other countries have. Either way, the Indian authorities keep coming up with innovative ways [...]

Defying U.S., China and Iran Near Trade and Military Partnership

Iran and China have quietly drafted a sweeping economic and security partnership that would clear the way for billions of dollars of Chinese investments in energy and other sectors, undercutting the Trump administration’s efforts [...]

Protests Rock Russian Far East With Calls for Putin to Resign

MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of people protested in Russia’s Far East on Saturday in a rare display of opposition to President Vladimir V. Putin in the country’s vast hinterland, chanting “Putin Resign” and demanding the release [...]

Hong Kong Security Law Helps China Tighten Grip Over Schools

Starting this fall, schools in Hong Kong will display colorful new government-issued posters declaring that “freedom comes with responsibilities.” Administrators may now call the police if anyone insults the Chinese national anthem [...]

For 20 Years, His Firm Called Him Antoine. Now Mohamed Is Suing.

PARIS — Mohamed Amghar was a 40-year-old software salesman in the final stages of interviewing for a new job in November 1996 when, in his telling, his future boss made a request that left him speechless. You’ll have to change your [...]

In Ladakh, Caught Between the Troops of India and China

NEW DELHI — First it was cellphone towers, new roads and surveillance cameras, popping up on the Chinese side of the disputed Himalayan border with India. Then it was more run-ins between troops on each side, pushing, shoving and [...]

In Latin America, the Pandemic Threatens Equality Like Never Before

She made coffee and dropped off her son with his father at a house down the road. Her mother, 54, saw her off from their patio. She knew what her daughter was doing. It is hard for her to talk about. “I don’t criticize or condemn,” [...]

When K-Pop Fans Scold Their Idols

The statue of the Hindu god Ganesha flashed onscreen for just seconds in the music video by Blackpink, an all-female K-pop band. The elephant-headed deity was shown on the floor, near a bejeweled Aladdin lamp, as a member of the band [...]