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19 Deaths in Costa Rica Tied to Tainted Alcohol, Officials Say

Health officials confiscated 30,000 bottles of alcohol and suspect the deaths were caused by methanol poisoning.

23 Jul 2019 10:32 pm
Afghanistan Recoils at Trump’s Comments About Destroying the Country

The government of President Ashraf Ghani demanded an explanation and said relations with Washington should be “grounded on common interests and mutual respect.”

23 Jul 2019 9:52 pm
Someday, an Arm Implant May Prevent H.I.V. Infection for a Year

In preliminary tests, a matchstick-size rod containing a new drug offered promise as a shield against the virus. But a large clinical trial must still be done.

23 Jul 2019 9:50 pm
South Korean Jets Fire Shots in Warning to Russian Military Plane

The warning shots were fired after a Russian military plane intruded upon South Korea’s territorial airspace for the first time in decades, officials said.

23 Jul 2019 9:28 pm
65 Migrants Picked Up in the Mediterranean. Then the Political Games Began.

The crew of the Sea-Watch 3 patrols the Mediterranean, where more than 18,000 migrants have died since 2014, in an effort to bring those seeking asylum to Europe. We went on board and witnessed a standoff between the ship’s captain and Italian officials, who view the crew as criminals.

23 Jul 2019 9:19 pm
Boris Johnson to Be U.K. Prime Minister

Having won the backing of his Conservative Party, Mr. Johnson will immediately face the daunting task of managing Britain’s exit from the European Union by Oct. 31.

23 Jul 2019 8:42 pm
Congo’s Health Minister Resigns Over Ebola Approach

Dr. Oly Ilunga, who had overseen the nearly year-old response to the Ebola crisis, resigned after the government reassigned that responsibility.

23 Jul 2019 7:24 pm
Iran Tells Boris Johnson It Doesn’t Want Confrontation, but Will Protect Itself

The comments came shortly after Boris Johnson won the contest to become Britain’s prime minister and days after Iran seized a British tanker.

23 Jul 2019 7:19 pm
Deal or No Deal: What to Know About Brexit Under Boris Johnson

Theresa May’s designated successor as prime minister says he is willing to leave the European Union without an agreement, despite dire predictions and opposition in Parliament.

23 Jul 2019 7:13 pm
Indonesian Couple Carried Out Philippines Cathedral Bombing, Police Say

The two had reportedly tried to reach the Islamic State in Syria but were deported from Turkey. At least 23 people were killed in the attack.

23 Jul 2019 7:00 pm
Your Tuesday Briefing

Tensions escalate in Hong Kong.

23 Jul 2019 6:46 pm
Li Peng, Chinese Leader Derided for Role in Tiananmen Crackdown, Dies at 90

For decades, critics called for Mr. Li, who became known as the “butcher of Beijing,” to face trial or a public reckoning for his role in the 1989 bloodshed.

23 Jul 2019 6:12 pm
U.K. Voters’ Frustration High as 99% Are Sidelined in Prime Minister Election

With less than 1 percent of registered voters making a consequential decision at a critical time, many are questioning the foundations of their democracy.

23 Jul 2019 5:11 pm
Sure, Boris Johnson Is Funny. But Has He Ever Done a Job Well?

The man expected to become Britain’s next prime minister, and to steer the country through Brexit, has a spotty record in previous roles as London mayor and foreign secretary.

23 Jul 2019 5:10 pm
23 Jul 2019 4:49 pm
For Boris Johnson’s Clan, Blood Is Thicker Than Political Conviction

Cast as something between the Kennedys and the Kardashians, the relatives of the pro-Brexit juggernaut likely to become the next U.K. prime minister don’t always share his views.

23 Jul 2019 4:45 pm
In Pakistan, a Feminist Hero Is Under Fire and on the Run

Gulalai Ismail has been celebrated around the world for groundbreaking work helping women and girls. Pakistan considers her an enemy of the state.

23 Jul 2019 4:26 pm
Rabies Kills Tens of Thousands Yearly. Vaccinating Dogs Could Stop It.

Sometimes the interests of humans and animals are the same, but humans have to save the animals first.

23 Jul 2019 3:31 pm
Israel Begins Tearing Down Palestinian Housing on Edge of East Jerusalem

Bulldozers began demolishing the first of 10 mostly unfinished apartment buildings in a Palestinian area.

23 Jul 2019 2:53 pm
The N.B.A. Is Pushing Into Africa. Can It Compete With Soccer?

A recent infusion of interest — and cash — by the N.B.A. into the region means basketball is having a moment, particularly in Senegal.

23 Jul 2019 2:30 pm
1969: Soviet Spacecraft Reaches Moon, but Crash Landing Is Suspected

The uncrewed Luna 15 was launched three days before Apollo 11. But an abrupt end to its work raised suspicions it had crashed.

23 Jul 2019 2:00 pm
Greece Weighs Ending Law Barring the Police From Campuses

Critics say the law has allowed violence to flourish. But the new conservative government risks a backlash from students who consider it sacrosanct.

23 Jul 2019 1:49 pm
Kim Jong-un Inspects New Submarine That Could Increase Range of Missiles

North Korea’s leader made the visit to a naval shipyard amid rising concern in the region at the country’s submarine-launched missile capabilities.

23 Jul 2019 12:09 pm
Yukiya Amano, Head of the I.A.E.A. Nuclear Watchdog Group, Dies at 72

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the United Nations watchdog group tasked with monitoring nuclear development globally, has died.

23 Jul 2019 9:59 am
U.S. Punishes Chinese Company Over Iranian Oil

For the first time, the Trump administration is imposing economic penalties on a Chinese company for importing Iranian oil, a decision certain to add to tensions between Washington and Beijing.

23 Jul 2019 9:32 am
Chandrayaan-2, Take 2: India Tries for the Moon Once More

Last week, scientists abruptly called off a moon mission right before liftoff. Now they say they have fixed the problem and are ready to try again.

23 Jul 2019 9:31 am
Mob Attack at Hong Kong Train Station Heightens Seething Tensions in City

A group of club-wielding attackers apparently targeted people, including a pro-democracy lawmaker, who had participated in antigovernment protests, leaving dozens injured.

23 Jul 2019 8:37 am
Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks

The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troops from Afghanistan.

23 Jul 2019 8:37 am
Iran Claims to Arrest 17 U.S. Spies but Offers Few Details

Iran often makes similar, unverified claims, but the latest announcement comes at a time of rare peril in relations with Washington.

23 Jul 2019 8:29 am
Britain’s New Liberal Democrats Leader Could Be a Kingmaker

Jo Swinson, a 39-year-old Scottish lawmaker, took over leadership of the adamantly anti-Brexit party that could play an influential role if an early election is held.

23 Jul 2019 7:30 am
Airstrikes Hit Market in Rebel-Held Syrian Town, Killing 27, Activists Say

The escalation of violence comes as the Syrian military struggles to advance into the last major strongholds of rebel forces.

23 Jul 2019 6:48 am
Venezuela Blackout Leaves Caracas, and Much of the Country, Without Power

It was the fourth major blackout to hit Venezuelans in less than five months. The government blamed Monday’s outage on “an electromagnetic attack,” without providing any evidence.

23 Jul 2019 6:29 am
Philippines Has Little Power Against China, Duterte Tells Lawmakers

In his annual address to Congress, President Rodrigo Duterte said he had no choice but to acquiesce to Beijing because of its military might.

23 Jul 2019 5:57 am
With Guns, Cash and Terrorism, Gulf States Vie for Power in Somalia

In a battle for influence, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates have both sent money and weapons to Somalia. A secret recording suggests that militants may be working with the Qataris.

23 Jul 2019 5:43 am
Hong Kong, Brexit, India: Your Tuesday Briefing

Tensions escalate in Hong Kong.

23 Jul 2019 5:01 am
French Submarine That Vanished in 1968 Is Found in the Mediterranean

The Minerve wreckage was found by the same Norwegian-flagged vessel that last year located a submarine that had disappeared off Argentina’s coast with 44 sailors onboard.

23 Jul 2019 4:21 am
Puerto Rico, Boris Johnson, India: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

23 Jul 2019 4:04 am
Party of Ukraine’s New President Is on Track to Win Parliamentary Majority

With about 60 percent of the votes counted, President Volodymyr Zelensky seems likely receive a full mandate to implement his agenda.

23 Jul 2019 2:29 am
Sánchez Struggles to Assemble New Government in Spain

Three months after winning national elections, Spain’s Socialist leader faces a difficult task in forming a coalition. Failure will mean new elections.

22 Jul 2019 11:53 pm
Five Things to Know About Rabies

One of the world’s most studied and preventable diseases is still a deadly and common threat in much of the world.

22 Jul 2019 11:18 pm
Where Rabies Is Entrenched

The virus has been defeated in many parts of the world. But where it persists, rabies takes a particular toll on the rural poor.

22 Jul 2019 10:03 pm
A Historic Contender for Canada’s Top Political Job

Jagmeet Singh, the first nonwhite candidate to lead a major national political party in Canada, will try to unseat Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

22 Jul 2019 8:08 pm
A Peculiarly Dutch Summer Rite: Children Abandoned in the Night Woods

It may sound extreme, but it’s normal in the Netherlands.

22 Jul 2019 7:16 pm
Your Monday Briefing

Preparing for Britain's next leader.

22 Jul 2019 6:50 pm
Boris Johnson, China, India: Your Monday Briefing

Preparing for Britain's next leader.

22 Jul 2019 6:33 pm
The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan

The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once.

22 Jul 2019 3:32 pm
New Zealand Plans New Round of Gun Restrictions, Including Registry

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a second set of proposals following a ban on semiautomatic weapons in response to a deadly shooting at two mosques.

22 Jul 2019 3:25 pm
22 Jul 2019 3:00 pm
As Japan Heads to the Polls, Shinzo Abe Could Clinch His Place in History

If Mr. Abe’s party wins a majority in the upper house of Parliament on Sunday, he could soon become the country’s longest-serving prime minister.

22 Jul 2019 8:23 am
Hong Kong Protesters Demand Inquiry Into Police Violence

Antagonism is growing between protesters and the Hong Kong police force, which is accused of using excessively violent tactics at antigovernment demonstrations.

22 Jul 2019 5:09 am