Policing experts and human rights organizations are raising questions about why police used the chemical. In the panic that ensued, many were trampled, leaving at least 125 people dead.
Violent confrontations in Leicester have prompted soul searching in an area long heralded as a success story of diversity and integration among its large Indian diaspora.
The case, involving a billionaire entrepreneur, riveted observers in China, where women alleging sexual wrongdoing by powerful men are often pilloried, silenced or both.
By Amy Qin and
The country’s long economic decline has been one of the main forces sending Iranians into the streets over the past two weeks to demand change.
By Vivian Yee and
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a former leftist president once imprisoned amid a corruption scandal, is seeking to oust President Jair Bolsonaro, the far-right leader who has questioned the integrity of Sunday’s election.
Kwasi Kwarteng, the chancellor of the Exchequer, faces widespread anger over the tax cuts he and Liz Truss have pushed, but their history of dismissing the economic establishment goes back years.
Capt. Ibrahim Traoré, who announced a coup on Friday, was greeted by dozens of protesters in the capital, Ouagadougou. Many of them said they wanted Russia to help the country tackle a security crisis.
A mountain pass into Georgia has become a choke point for Russians fleeing the country, many of them men who faced being drafted and sent to fight in Ukraine.
By Ksenia Ivanova and
In a gathering Cold War atmosphere, American officials are gaming out responses should Russia resort to battlefield nuclear weapons.
By David E. Sanger, Anton Troianovski and
Fresh from reclaiming Lyman, Ukraine’s commanders are considering the next steps in an offensive that has undermined Russia’s illegal annexation claims.
The act of sabotage has brought the Ukraine war closer, raising anxiety levels and threatening to undermine the Europeans’ resolve to help Ukraine fight on.
The country’s strict coronavirus restrictions dictate the patterns of daily life, like waiting in line for frequent Covid tests and stocking up on extra groceries in case of lockdown.
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With Paris locked down over Passover, a rabbi started holding weekly talks over Zoom about Jewish texts. Thousands have tuned in to hear her reflections on death. “She is my rabbi,” said an atheist.
The violence was the latest to target the country’s Hazara ethnic minority and increased fears about the Taliban’s ability to provide security for all of their citizens.
By Yaqoob Akbary and
Two imitators of the King of Pop in Buenos Aires offer a study in contrasts, reflective of Argentina’s deep economic divide. One man financed 13 surgeries, while the other draws on his sideburns.
By Jack Nicas and
While on a rescue mission in Ukraine, Sergiy Ivanchuk was shot in the lungs, apparently ending his chance at opera stardom. His recovery is a marvel of medicine, chance and his own spirit.
Tulsi Gowind Gowda has spent most of her more than 80 years planting and nurturing trees in southern India. “I like them more than anything else in my life,” she said.
Nuseir Yassin, a Palestinian citizen of Israel with nearly 60 million followers, has taken advantage of new diplomatic ties to move to the United Arab Emirates — angering many Palestinians.
The Kremlin armed a generation of freedom fighters in Africa, like Joana Gomes, who helped Guinea-Bissau win liberation. So her decision to take Moscow’s side in its war with Ukraine was never in doubt.
An unheralded national park in Thailand was the center of global attention when 12 boys were trapped in a cave there. In the wake of major movies about the rescue, the park expects a visitor surge.
By Richard C. Paddock and
When a cache of weapons was found in a tiny Canadian village that has become a symbol of the far right, it didn’t take long for new conspiracy theories to start circulating.
Invented by formerly enslaved people, viche, a cane sugar liquor, was long banned, a sort of Colombian moonshine. Now, it’s a symbol of the country’s often ignored Afro-Colombian culture.
By Genevieve Glatsky and
The flooding has displaced more than 33 million people, submerging vast areas of Pakistan that are likely to take months to dry out.
By Christina Goldbaum, Zia ur-Rehman and
A quarter-century ago Princess Diana’s shocking death provoked outrage at the royal family. Queen Elizabeth’s passing, in contrast, has been draped in civility and respect.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, un expresidente que estuvo en prisión por un escándalo de corrupción, busca vencer al presidente Jair Bolsonaro, quien ha cuestionado la integridad de las elecciones de este domingo.
En los paraísos de las criptomonedas, como Meia Praia, la confianza en las divisas digitales no se ha visto mermada ni siquiera tras la caída de este verano.
‘Ninguno está a salvo’: México es el país más mortal del mundo para los activistas medioambientales, según un informe
Un nuevo reporte del grupo Global Witness indica que 54 activistas de los derechos de la tierra fueron asesinados en México el año pasado; la cifra supera a los incidentes registrados en otros países del mundo.
Bombas rusas. Costos energéticos crecientes. Relaciones comerciales interrumpidas. Es difícil arreglar todos los cristales rotos por las explosiones de la guerra en Ucrania, y el invierno está llegando.
Pueblos, barcos nazis y puentes romanos que habían estado sumergidos en el agua han resurgido este año a medida que los ríos y los embalses se secan.