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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:03 GMTThe fate of the young migrants has become a major sticking point in the French government’s plans to demolish the camp, which could happen within days.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:15:03 GMTVladimir V. Putin has a grudge against Hillary Clinton to match the one she has against him.If Mrs. Clinton wins, she will enter the White House with the most contentious relationship with Russia of any president in more than three decades.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:01:27 GMTManagerial efficiency. A black belt. A dashing scarf. A look at the style and substance of E.U. leaders as they meet in Brussels.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:55:40 GMTThe British mathematician Alan Turing at age 16 in 1928.The proposed Turing Law, named for the mathematician who was prosecuted in the 1950s, provides for posthumous pardons and allows men who are still alive to apply for pardons.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:47:25 GMTPrime Minister Theresa May of Britain joined hands with her Irish counterpart, Enda Kenny, at a European Union summit meeting in Brussels on Thursday.Domestic politics are again undercutting the bloc’s sense of common purpose, with a trade deal imperiled by Belgium’s small French-speaking Wallonia region.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:34:56 GMTWait to enter the National Bank of Greece in Athens last year. An internal review was unusually blunt in its critique of how the I.M.F. handled Greece’s debt woes.A recent bout of infighting raises fresh questions about the institution’s culture and its promise to become more transparent.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:11:35 GMTA screen at the European Space Agency headquarters shows the signal sent back to Earth by the Trace Gas Orbiter spacecraft on Wednesday.The lack of a signal most likely means the planned “soft landing” failed, but the orbiter continues to gather and transmit data.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:53:51 GMTThe Plaza Monumental bullring in Barcelona, Spain, in 2011. It was inaugurated in 1914, and it shut down in 2011.The justices ruled 8 to 3 that lawmakers from the region could not prohibit a practice that they said was enshrined in the country’s cultural patrimony.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:00:18 GMTA screen at the European Space Agency headquarters shows the signal sent back to Earth by the Trace Gas Orbiter spacecraft on Wednesday.The joint mission of the European and Russian space agencies consists of an orbiter and a lander looking for methane and testing landing technologies.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:31:50 GMTThe gunman opened fire when the police came to seize his weapons, after he ignored repeated warnings, officials said.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:41:37 GMTJean-Pierre Bemba, center, at the International Criminal Court in The Hague in March.Mr. Bemba and four others were found guilty by the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:08:54 GMTThe suspect was captured on Oct. 5, two days before the Obama administration formally accused Moscow of stealing emails from the Democratic National Committee and others.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 02:12:50 GMTChancellor Angela Merkel of Germany greeted President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia as he arrived for a Ukraine summit meeting in front of the German Federal Chancellery in Berlin on Wednesday.A summit meeting in Germany was a test of whether President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia will cut a deal to end the conflict while he also faces pressure over Syria.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:15:36 GMTPresident Vladimir V. Putin of Russia during a visit to Kazakhstan this month.Senior officials are expressing concern that Russia might be moving to produce an arsenal of cruise missiles in violation of the landmark treaty on Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:30:23 GMTThe Cradle of Humanity Nature Park, near the entrance to the Denisova cave.In a small cave in rural Russia, some scientists say there’s compelling data about evolution and the interbreeding of a variety of early humans.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:41:10 GMTThe aftermath of airstrikes in a rebel-held neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria, on Monday.The halt by Russian and Syrian forces is a prelude to an eight-hour “humanitarian pause” that is scheduled to start on Thursday.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 18:51:06 GMTEccles cakes, top left, and Bakewell tarts, center right, are displayed among treacle tarts, bottom, and lemon tarts at the St. John Bakery in London.No matter what the future holds for the reality TV competition, it has ushered in a golden age of baking in Britain.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:31:42 GMTHalie Ariza, 6, waiting to receive school supplies in Los Angeles. America has one of the highest child poverty rates among advanced nations.Hillary Clinton wants to increase tax credits to fight child poverty, but the Russell Sage Foundation has a bolder plan: providing each child with $250 a month.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 03:34:22 GMTJulian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, emerging onto the balcony of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London to make a statement in February.The country made it clear it feared it was being sucked into an effort to “interfere in electoral processes” in the United States.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:55:51 GMTThe government’s move to expropriate the building in Braunau am Inn, where Hitler was born in 1889, is intended to remove a site that has drawn neo-Nazis and tourists alike.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:23:23 GMTMuaz Swaid, 27, a Syrian dentist who fled conflict in 2014, found work in spring through the Refugee Company at an orthodontist clinic in Leiden, the Netherlands.Private groups have sprung up to help newcomers find professional networks and improve their skills, but the adjustment has been harder than expected.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 02:24:34 GMTReza Zarrab has been accused of facilitating millions of dollars in transactions on behalf of Iran.A federal judge refused to dismiss an indictment against Reza Zarrab, a gold trader jailed in New York who prosecutors say facilitated millions in transactions on behalf of Iran.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 06:48:05 GMTSteven Woolfe of the United Kingdom Independence Party in London in 2015. He was a favorite to lead the party until he quit on Monday.Steven Woolfe told the BBC that there is “something rotten” in the U.K. Independence Party, which is riven with “infighting.”
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 18:42:20 GMTThe rebel leader Arsen Pavlov, also known as Motorola, married Elena Kolenkina in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, in 2014.Arsen Pavlov, known by the nom de guerre Motorola, was blown up in an elevator in Donetsk, Russian news outlets reported.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:35:52 GMTThe state-financed network, also known as Russia Today, suggested that NatWest’s decision hindered its freedom of speech, though critics consider RT a Kremlin mouthpiece.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:10:53 GMTAdam Durant in Cambridge, England. A British scientist and entrepreneur, he received a European Union grant and was able to hire workers from other member countries without having to sponsor visas.Though nothing has changed since Britain voted to leave the European Union, the worries of Britain’s scientists mirror concerns in the business community.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 01:37:11 GMTDonald J. Trump on Saturday in Portsmouth, N.H. In a radio interview on Monday, he said that the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton are too aggressive against President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.In a radio interview on Monday, Mr. Trump said that Hillary Clinton and the Obama administration have been too aggressive with the Russian president.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:33:17 GMTThe main spectrometer at the Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, which scientists are using to try to determine the mass of neutrinos. Scientists in Germany have flipped the switch on a $66-million machine designed to help determine the mass of the universe's lightest particle.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 00:19:17 GMTVitaly I. Churkin, Russia’s United Nations ambassador, said tensions with the United States were the worst since 1973.The last time things were so bad, according to Moscow’s ambassador to the United Nations, the Soviet Union and the Nixon administration were on the brink of a military confrontation.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 23:48:20 GMTPeople gathered last week outside the Royal Courts of Justice in central London to protest Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.A court is considering whether a set of archaic rules known as the royal prerogative allows British leaders to bypass Parliament in leaving the European Union.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 13:25:23 GMTA bust and photograph of the poet Seamus Heaney at the new cultural center that bears his name.A 21,000-square-foot arts center has opened in Bellaghy, Northern Ireland, where the Nobel Prize-winning poet was born.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:15:12 GMTJoseph L. Birman, a professor of theoretical physics, was widely known for his work to help refugee scientists.Dr. Birman was instrumental in the creation of a program that helped refugee scientists restart their careers in the United States in the 1990s.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 01:23:27 GMTPeople of Asian descent marched in Paris to denounce violence and discrimination after the fatal beating of Zhang Chaolin.A death was the culmination of months, even years, of racial tensions in Paris and its suburbs that intensified this summer.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:55:50 GMTShoppers on Oxford Street in London. Highlighting surveys showing that consumer confidence had eroded, Barclays forecast that the British economy would be pushed into a recession imminently.Though markets have stabilized since the vote for Britain to leave the European Union, where investors and businesses go from here is uncertain.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 23:30:08 GMTPipelines at the Zueitina oil terminal in Libya. The country’s sovereign wealth fund is backed by billions of dollars in oil money.The Libyan Investment Authority claimed that Goldman Sachs exploited its financial naïveté and pushed it into transactions that cost it $1.2 billion in losses.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 23:29:08 GMTPresident Vladimir V. Putin in Moscow on Wednesday. Incomes are falling in Russia for the first time since 2000.Some analysts believe the Russian leader’s strong response to criticism from Western leaders may be a way to deflect attention from simmering domestic problems.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:05:41 GMTMatthew Rycroft, the British ambassador to the United Nations. Of the five permanent Security Council members, only Britain openly championed the idea of a female secretary general.The candidacies of the seven women vying to become the next secretary general collapsed from what critics called a clubby culture dominated by men.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:05:18 GMTA view of the financial district of Frankfurt. Deutsche Bank, which is based in Frankfurt, is trying to turn its fortunes around after quarters of poor earnings and a 50 percent decline in the price of its stock.The bank, whose stock price has declined more than 50 percent, is seeking to move forward with a plan to reduce costs and improve profitability.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 12:02:09 GMTJaber al-Bakr, a Syrian refugee.The death is almost certain to add to pressure on the state and federal authorities to improve coordination among the patchwork of agencies responsible for law enforcement.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 17:11:26 GMTPrime Minister Theresa May of Britain gave a speech about Britain’s decision to leave the European Union at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, England, last week.Conservatives in Parliament want all the old symbols of the island nation’s empire — including a royal yacht — as they continue to call for a “hard Brexit.”
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:40:14 GMTMr. Guterres, left, of Portugal, was unanimously approved on Thursday to be the next leader of the United Nations after Ban Ki-moon.Mr. Guterres will take over as secretary general of the United Nations at a time when the credibility of the world body is under intense scrutiny.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:35:21 GMTProponents say there are valid reasons besides terminal illness to choose to die, among them loss of independence, deterioration and loneliness.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:33:24 GMTDario Fo leading a master class at the Riverside Studios in London in 1984.The Nobel-Prize-winner is best known for the “Accidental Death of an Anarchist” and his one-man show “Mistero Buffo” (“Comic Mystery”).
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:48:12 GMTThe French authorities plan to raze a makeshift camp for migrants outside the port city of Calais. Among those in the camp are about 1,000 unaccompanied children, raising questions over where they will be resettled.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:38:38 GMTDavid J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane and J. Michael Kosterlitz won the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work in topology, a branch of mathematics that describes properties that change only in increments.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:05:27 GMTSarajevo, 1993. Sarajevo was the last great city at the western boundary of the Ottoman Empire, while Aleppo was the greatest city on its eastern side.Twenty-four years ago I was a young man in Sarajevo. Now I watch Aleppo and imagine what life is like there.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:58:47 GMTAdolf Hitler’s birthplace, photographed in 1938.It is better to remove a symbol that risked attracting unrepentant Nazis.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:28:25 GMTKerry James Marshall’s “Many Mansions” (1994) is included in a retrospective of his work opening at the Met Breuer on Tuesday.The artist, who witnessed the civil rights movement, provides a history lesson with his retrospective at the Met Breuer.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:59:36 GMTAlex Hibbert plays the young Chiron, who grows up in “Moonlight,” a film exploring the nature and meaning of manhood.Our critic A.O. Scott says this film about a young black man’s coming of age is both a disarmingly personal film and an urgent social document.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTFrancine Prose’s new novel, “Mister Monkey,” is about a group of characters involved in an off-off-off-off Broadway production.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:00:02 GMTIn “The Voices Within,” Charles Fernyhough explores the chatter in your head.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:00:04 GMTGretchen RubinThe author of “The Happiness Project” says she “can’t bear any book with the theme of unjust accusation — no ‘Atonement,’ ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’ or ‘Othello’ for me.”