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Religious Minorities Across Asia Suffer Amid Surge in Sectarian Politics

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The deadly attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday highlighted how easily religious coexistence can be ripped apart in a region where secularism is weakening amid the growing appeal of a politics based on ethnic and sectarian [...]

Notre-Dame: A Calamity Threatening to Be Repeated Across France

PARIS — Even though it was one of France’s most iconic sites, Notre-Dame cathedral suffered years of neglect and struggled to find the millions it needed for urgent renovations before it was ravaged by fire. But France is replete [...]

Trump bulldozes across the presidency’s red lines

President Donald Trump has broken precedent by trying to bulldozing through institutions he feels get in his way. | Alex Wong/Getty Images Analysis In recent weeks, the president has labored to reshape a federal government he feels [...]

Hopes Raised During the Arab Spring Are Being Revived Across North Africa

In Sudan, tens of thousands of demonstrators are sitting in to demand the ouster of their longtime ruler. In Algeria, millions of protesters forced out their own octogenarian leader last week. And in Libya, an aging general is battling [...]

Russia Dispatch: An Ice Marathon Across a Frozen Russian Lake: ‘I Ran Twice as Fast’

LAKE BAIKAL, Russia — The ice rumbled and then shook underfoot. No one had warned Véronique Messina about that. Ms. Messina, a French speech therapist working in Cambodia, came to Lake Baikal in distant Siberia to run a marathon [...]

Students Across the World Are Protesting on Friday. Why?

What began as one student’s vigil calling for action on climate change has gone global, with school strikes planned in more than 100 countries on Friday. Here is a look at how the climate protests spread and how political leaders [...]

Boeing Flights Grounded Across the Globe, but Not in the U.S.

With more countries grounding Boeing jets and with lawmakers, aviation workers and consumers calling on the United States to do the same, the head of the aerospace giant on Tuesday made a personal appeal to President Trump. Boeing’s [...]

U.S. Agents Fire Tear Gas Across Mexican Border

American border officers sent tear gas into Mexico early Tuesday to drive away about 150 migrants trying to cross the border into the United States, the authorities said. In a statement, the Customs and Border Protection agency said [...]

Exodus from Venezuela leaves families divided across borders

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – When Emili Espinoza was finally able to make a video call to the 3-year-old son she hadn’t seen since fleeing Venezuela, the little boy named Elvis didn’t recognize her. “No,” he told her. “My mom is [...]

Mexico City Dispatch: Virgin of Guadalupe Is ‘No. 1 Mother’ in Mexico, a Binding Force Across Divides

MEXICO CITY — His mother was grievously ill, nearing death. So Jesús Vicuña, 17, made a deal with the heavens. In his prayers for her recovery, he vowed to make a certain painful sacrifice in exchange. Which is how he found himself [...]