Riots Shatter Veneer of Coexistence in Israel’s Mixed Towns

Israel’s Jewish and Palestinian communities looked past each other until violence and bloodshed forced a reckoning. Press Release Distribution Service

Tunisia’s President Holds Forth on Freedoms After Seizing Power

“‘Why do you think that, at 67, I would start a career as a dictator?’” President Kais Saied said in a meeting with The New York Times, quoting Charles de Gaulle. He vowed to preserve hard-fought rights. Press Release Distribution Service

Russia Scoffs at Tokyo Olympics Ban: ‘Let Them Listen to Classical Music’

Sports fans and officials in the country have no trouble seeing through the thin fiction of a doping-related ban on their national symbols at the Tokyo Olympics. Press Release Distribution Service

Haiti, Urged by Foreign Powers, Announces New Government

Claude Joseph had been the country’s leader in the aftermath of President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination. He will hand power to Ariel Henry, the elections minister said. Press Release Distribution Service

Haiti, Urged by Foreign Powers, Announces New Government

Claude Joseph had been the country’s leader in the aftermath of President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination. He will hand power to Ariel Henry, the elections minister said. Press Release Distribution Service

This Train Crash in Taiwan Killed 49 People. It Didn’t Have to Happen.

A Times investigation found that systemic failures at a government agency contributed to Taiwan’s worst rail disaster in seven decades. Press Release Distribution Service

This Train Crash in Taiwan Killed 49 People. It Didn’t Have to Happen.

A Times investigation found that systemic failures at a government agency contributed to Taiwan’s worst rail disaster in seven decades. Press Release Distribution Service

Hundreds Missing in Europe Floods Are Safe, Even as Death Toll Rises

As the waters retreat, the region has begun taking stock of the damage and asking questions about how the severe storm could have led to such a significant loss of life. Press Release Distribution Service

Hundreds Missing in Europe Floods Are Safe, Even as Death Toll Rises

As the waters retreat, the region has begun taking stock of the damage and asking questions about how the severe storm could have led to such a significant loss of life. Press Release Distribution Service

Suspects in Haitian President’s Killing Met to Plan a Future Without Him

Haitian officials accuse the suspects of meeting to plot President Jovenel Moïse’s assassination, but participants say the sessions were intended to plan a government once the president stepped down. Press Release Distribution Service

China Criticized the Afghan War. Now It Worries About the Withdrawal.

An explosion that killed Chinese workers in Pakistan has stirred fears in Beijing of regional instability. Press Release Distribution Service

Regrets in South Africa After Lives and Livelihoods Lost in Mass Unrest

The manager of a looted supermarket in Soweto and a man who joined in ransacking it reflect on the causes and consequences of some of the worst unrest to hit parts of South Africa since the fall of apartheid. Press Release Distribution Service

Dozens Came Down With Covid-19 on Everest. Nepal Says It Never Happened.

Climbers posted firsthand accounts of being infected, but officials in Nepal, which relies on tourism revenue, dismissed them as rumors. Press Release Distribution Service

British Health Minister, Matt Hancock, Quits After Social Distancing Furor

Mr. Hancock, who spearheaded the country’s pandemic response, was the latest member of the government to be accused of violating coronavirus restrictions. Press Release Distribution Service

UNESCO Mosul Competition Design Prompts Outcry

The restoration is seen as essential to the idea that the Iraqi city has moved on from ISIS. But some critics say the plan betrays Iraq’s heritage. Press Release Distribution Service

In France’s Military, Muslims Find a Tolerance That Is Elusive Elsewhere

In a nation wary of the growth of Islam, France’s military has embraced and integrated its Muslim soldiers by facilitating their religious practice. Press Release Distribution Service

1+1=4? Latin America Confronts a Pandemic Education Crisis.

With economies reeling and millions cut off from the classroom, Latin America’s students are leaving school in alarming numbers, experts say. Press Release Distribution Service

He Saved 31 People at Sea. Then Got a 142-Year Prison Sentence in Greece.

Greece is prosecuting migrants on charges of people smuggling, and imposing heavy jail terms. Rights groups say many migrants are being unfairly accused and sentenced. Press Release Distribution Service

An Israeli Death and the Tangled Conflict Left Behind

A Palestinian rocket from Gaza strikes an Israeli apartment building, killing a resident. A Palestinian work crew from the West Bank cleans up the mess. Press Release Distribution Service

Iran Clears Way for Hard-line Judiciary Chief to Become President

Potential rivals to Ebrahim Raisi, Ayatollah Khamenei’s favored choice, were barred from the June 18 election, and the remaining candidates do not present a serious challenge. Press Release Distribution Service

Europe’s Dilemma: Take In ISIS Families, or Leave Them in Syria?

Many countries have resisted allowing the return of families of ISIS members. Security experts say that leaving the women and their children in Syria is a greater risk. Press Release Distribution Service

Poets in Myanmar Are Killed After the Coup

More than 30 poets have been imprisoned since the military seized power in Myanmar, a country where politics and poetry are intimately connected. Press Release Distribution Service

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