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Sat, 24 Sep 2016 18:28:29 GMTA makeshift hospital in Syria. Heavy Syrian and Russian bombardments of rebel-held areas in eastern Aleppo have overwhelmed doctors and rescue workers.Vladimir V. Putin has won Moscow a seat at any table where Syria’s future is debated. But his drive for renewed recognition as a superpower remains unfulfilled.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:18:51 GMTJeremy Corbyn acknowledged supporters in Liverpool on Saturday after it was announced that he would retain leadership of Britain’s Labour Party.The 67-year-old hard-left politician beat back a challenge by members of Parliament with increased support from the party’s rank and file.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:30:31 GMT“Medicine and politics are similar: You don’t blame others, you blame yourself.” Paul U. Unschuld has done more to promote Chinese medicine than perhaps any other Westerner, but he sees it more as a clue to the culture than as an exotic cure.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:57:10 GMTRed House, in Aldeburgh, England, where Benjamin Britten and his partner lived from 1957 until Britten’s death in 1976.The sites include former homes of Oscar Wilde and Benjamin Britten, and were chosen as part of an effort to commemorate Britain’s gay heritage.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:00:07 GMTTerry Jones at the Toronto Film Festival in 2012.The actor, 74, is best known for his roles in the British comedy troupe and as a director or writer of works like “Life of Brian” and “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.”
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:53:07 GMTPopular outrage both in Europe and the United States has been replaced by calls for more effective intelligence gathering in the wake of terror attacks.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:21:46 GMTAmong analysts at a forum organized in Athens by The Times, there was agreement that democracy was in danger, and liberalism even more so.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:04:11 GMTPresident François Hollande of France and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany at a European Union summit meeting in Bratislava, Slovakia, this month.The notion of a European military headquarters outside of NATO is back, and the United States now seems quietly supportive of the idea.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:45:23 GMTBombed aid trucks in Syria on Tuesday. The destruction of the aid convoy dealt a serious blow to attempts by the United States and Russian to work together on Syria.Some in Russia accuse the Syrian government, while others blame America. The Obama administration says it holds Russia responsible.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:41:42 GMTA move by Bosnian Serbs to defy the country’s constitutional court in a disagreement over a Serbian holiday could be a pretext for an independence declaration, some observers fear.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:57:30 GMTThe fire destroyed thousands of pieces of evidence at the lab in Brussels.A fire that destroyed evidence at the country’s main forensic lab has shaken the criminal justice system and raised concerns about security at sites like nuclear plants.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 12:48:38 GMTDouglas, the capital of the Isle of Man, which is not technically part of the United Kingdom but is instead a crown dependency. Residents will go to the polls on Thursday.The British vote to leave the E.U. and changing views on topics like abortion are forcing the crown dependency to confront big issues in elections on Thursday.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:37:11 GMTJulia Child’s gratin Provençal, as made by Julia Moskin in Mrs. Child’s kitchen there.Our reporter goes to the South of France to cook in Julia Child’s kitchen — and to shop, eat and learn in her footsteps.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 12:34:54 GMTMigrants amid the remains of a tent on Tuesday after a fire at the Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos.The blaze, which started inside the main Moria camp of Lesbos, destroyed 50 homes and dozens of tents, driving about 4,400 migrants into nearby fields, aid workers said.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:32:45 GMTA tram ran along Istiklal Avenue below where customers sipped coffee and tea at a cafe last month in Istanbul. Istiklal, Turkey’s most famous avenue, is facing a sharp decline in business.There seems to be no end to Turkey’s troubles, from a coup attempt to spillover from the war in Syria. All of that is felt these days on Istiklal Avenue.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:29:44 GMTUnited London F.C., pictured on Saturday at halftime, claims to be the world’s only managerless club.United London F.C., which plays in the 12th tier of England’s soccer pyramid, has no manager, instead letting its fans set the team’s lineup each week.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:50:27 GMTVoters went to the polls in Stavropol, Russia, on Sunday.Russia appears to have returned full circle to a pseudo-parliament whose only function is to give a semblance of legitimacy to an authoritarian ruler.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 13:15:01 GMTMembers of Cuba’s national volleyball team who were accused of rape at court in Tampere, Finland, in August.The athletes, who were given prison terms, had traveled to the country for a tournament in July.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 21:33:02 GMTIn her first foreign policy speech as prime minister, Mrs. May reassured the United Nations that Britain remained a responsible international player.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 01:21:23 GMTPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey in August. He said the Turkish army’s incursion into Syria had helped stabilize the border area in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.Turkey’s president said the army had helped bring peace to the Syrian-Turkey border region and urged the General Assembly to find a political solution to the war.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:15:53 GMTAddressing the United Nations General Assembly, he called on the gathered countries to put the Paris climate deal into action and to end Syria’s bloody war.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:30:18 GMTHikers on Blencathra, in the Lake District in England. Two years ago, ramblers, climbers and hill-lovers banded together to try to buy the peak, but the effort has now fizzled.The fate of a farm illustrates the struggle to balance farming, environmental renewal and rapid tourism growth in one of the country’s most scenic regions.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:15:00 GMTPresident Vladimir Putin of Russia, center, at a cabinet meeting on Monday in Moscow.Nearly complete results showed the president’s ruling United Russia party gaining an absolute majority of seats after elections with record low voter turnout.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:45:14 GMTChancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting of her Christian Democrats in Berlin on Monday, a day after the party’s poor showing at the polls.After the latest defeat for the German chancellor’s center-right party, she tried to convince voters that she was not out of touch with their anger over an influx of migrants.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:56:21 GMTVirginia Raggi, the mayor of Rome, visiting the banks of the Tiber River. Three months after being elected, Ms. Raggi, a lawyer with almost no political experience, appears to be struggling.Virginia Raggi, elected as the city’s first female mayor in a shining moment for the anti-establishment movement, appears to be floundering.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:13:53 GMTNicolas Sarkozy, the former French president, wrote in his latest book: “We are not like the Anglo-Saxons who let communities live side by side, ignoring each other and at any rate not mixing.”The French worry that they’re slipping into the American and British model, which they perceive as keeping ethnicities apart, instead of forming a single identity.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:37:18 GMTA voting station in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Sunday. Early results showed the governing party, United Russia, with 46 percent of the vote.Early results showed the governing party, United Russia, with 46 percent of the vote in an election marked by low turnout in large cities.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 20:24:43 GMTPeople waited to cast their votes in the city-state election in Berlin on Sunday. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party was dealt a defeat.Ms. Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union won about 18 percent of the vote in a state election, not enough to allow it to remain the junior partner in a coalition with the Social Democrats.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:19:55 GMTAmatrice, Italy, one week after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit the city last month.With thousands of relics and books at risk in the rubble, a crisis unit is working tirelessly to retrieve and preserve them.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 22:19:33 GMTGyorgy Rozsa, 77, a Holocaust survivor, in his home in Budapest. Survivors’ needs are growing in complexity and cost as they age, and funding from sources that have provided for them over the past two decades is starting to dry up.Aging and often infirm and isolated, the remaining survivors require more help even as traditional sources of funding are starting to taper off.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 21:19:54 GMTVitaly V. Yerkaev, right, of the People’s Freedom Party, said his posters had been banned and his ads rejected.The campaign in Togliatti, long a bastion of opposition to the dominant United Russia Party, illustrates the gap between the promise of fair elections on Sunday and the reality.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 20:51:15 GMTA 2014 show in Istanbul for Modanisa, an Islamic fashion house that has partnerships with brands in Dubai and Malaysia.As Europe grapples with the burkini, Islamic dress in Turkey has become a symbol of religious freedom, and the nation has fostered fashion houses, magazines and bloggers.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 18:43:52 GMTOpposition to proposed deals, and to perceived lower consumer standards, has united a coalition of churches, trade unions, intellectuals and left-wing parties.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 23:18:24 GMTCarlo Azeglio Ciampi, who served as prime minister and president of Italy, with Pope Benedict XVI in Rome in 2005.Mr. Ciampi, a respected economist, led the country during a turbulent period and helped usher in the euro.
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 19:04:28 GMTIraqi security forces on patrol late last month as smoke rose from burning oil wells in Qayara.The American-led coalition is closing in strongholds in Iraq and Syria. But some Western officials expect consequences to that success for years to come.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:46:54 GMTIn his address to the United Nations General Assembly, President François Hollande of France urged members to push for humanitarian aid and a cease-fire in Syria.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:02:51 GMTThe parliamentary elections in Russia were beset by legal restrictions on basic rights, said the special coordinator for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:24:35 GMTSteven Erlanger, London bureau chief for The New York Times, interviewed the former N.S.A. contractor Edward J. Snowden at the Athens Democracy Forum in Greece via a video stream on Friday.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:08:06 GMTPeople gathered in Trafalgar Square, London, on June 22 to celebrate the life of Jo Cox on what would have been her 42nd birthday.My wife, a British member of Parliament, was murdered in June amid a swirl of xenophobia. I’m dedicated to turning that horror to good.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:56:48 GMTJeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, during a debate in Glasgow in August.If Labour members re-elect a left-wing firebrand as their leader, they’ll undo years of rightward drift in their party.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:24:27 GMTSarah Jessica Parker returns on Oct. 9 with “Divorce,” her first HBO series since “Sex and the City.”Ms. Parker makes clear that “Divorce,” her first HBO series since “Sex and the City,” “is not Carrie in the suburbs.”
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:00:22 GMTNina Stemme, the Swedish dramatic soprano, is singing Isolde, perhaps her greatest role, in a new production of “Tristan und Isolde” that will open the new Metropolitan Opera season.Ms. Stemme, the Swedish dramatic soprano, is singing Isolde, perhaps her greatest role, in a new production of “Tristan und Isolde.”
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:02 GMTIn “Born to Run,” Bruce Springsteen writes with a Jersey plainspeak that’s deftly detailed and intimate with its readers.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:00:01 GMTA Tea Party rally on the steps of the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge, April 2010.In “Strangers in Their Own Land,” Arlie Russell Hochschild tries to understand the worldview of Louisiana Tea Party supporters.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:00:02 GMTSir Francis DrakeSchama views his nation’s history through portraits in “The Face of Britain.”
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 22:56:02 GMTProfessor Bracher, who was born in 1922, refused to absolve his own generation of complicity in the horrors of Nazism.