In Haiti, Aid Group Workers Are Kidnapped

Up to 17 missionaries and their family members were taken by gang members in the capital of a country where kidnappings have become increasingly common. Press Release Distribution Service

Tunisians Recall Revolution Reluctantly, if at All: ‘It Just Faded Away’

When a monument to those killed in the 2011 uprising was recently damaged, few took notice or even cared in a town, and country, where there is now more regret than a wish to remember. Press Release Distribution Service

How a Stunning Lagoon in Spain Turned Into ‘Green Soup’

Tons of dead fish have washed ashore in recent years from the Mar Menor, a once-crystalline lagoon on the Mediterranean coast that has become choked with algae. Farm pollution is mostly blamed. Press Release Distribution Service

With Lawmaker’s Killing, U.K. Confronts a New Episode of Terrorism

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and other leaders paid their respects to David Amess, who was fatally stabbed while meeting with constituents. The police have a suspect in custody and said the attack was linked to Islamist extremism. Press Release Distribution Service

Beirut, a City Where Everyone Gets By, Revisits Sectarian Violence

Lebanon’s capital thrives on its religious diversity, but sectarian tensions and memories of civil war lurk just beneath the surface. Press Release Distribution Service

Macron Commemorates 1961 Paris Police Killing of Algerian Protesters

President Emmanuel Macron of France is the country’s first head of state to attend an event marking the deaths, which officials ignored for decades. Press Release Distribution Service

Live Updates: Taliban Promise No Reprisal Killings, but Afghans Are Desperate to Escape

A surge of U.S. troops restored order inside Kabul’s international airport a day after Afghans mobbed the runway in a frantic attempt to flee. President Biden defended his decision to pull out all American forces. Press Release Distribution Service

The Taliban Are Back. Now Will They Restrain or Support Al Qaeda?

The United States invaded Afghanistan 20 years ago in response to terrorism, and many worry that Al Qaeda and other radical Islamist groups will again find safe haven there. Press Release Distribution Service

Women in Afghanistan Fear Return to a Repressive Past Under Taliban

In the years since the U.S. invasion toppled the Taliban, women and girls have done things that would have been unimaginable under their rule. But will those gains hold? Press Release Distribution Service

A Pricey Drive Down Montenegro’s Highway ‘From Nowhere to Nowhere’

The Montenegrin leader says that an almost $1 billion Chinese-built highway approved by his predecessor has badly strained the country’s finances. Press Release Distribution Service

Why the Afghan Military Collapsed So Quickly

The Taliban’s rapid advance has made clear that U.S. efforts to turn Afghanistan’s military into a robust, independent fighting force have failed, with its soldiers feeling abandoned by inept leaders. Press Release Distribution Service

A powerful earthquake violently shakes Haiti. Hundreds are dead.

A magnitude 7.2 quake struck in the west of the country, flattening buildings and overwhelming hospitals. Press Release Distribution Service

Afghanistan Collapse Accelerates as 2 Vital Cities Near Fall to Taliban

The likely loss of two of the country’s cultural capitals — Kandahar in the south, and Herat in the West — is a devastating blow to the government. Press Release Distribution Service

U.S. Is Sending 3,000 Troops Back to Afghanistan to Begin Evacuations

With the Taliban sweeping across the country, U.S. officials say Kabul could fall in 30 days. Press Release Distribution Service

For Toronto Care Home Residents, Freedom After Nearly a Year in Lockdown

“This is more fun than I’ve had in a year.” In June, a long-term-care home resident experienced the joy of the outside world after nearly a year locked indoors because of coronavirus restrictions. Press Release Distribution Service

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

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