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  1. In Poland Elections, Populists Fail to Sway Moderates, Exit Polls Suggest Foreign, Yesterday

    Although official results are not yet in, exit polls suggested that the governing Law and Justice party had not expanded its appeal to the moderates in Poland’s urban areas.

  2. Wim Kok, Dutch Prime Minister in Boom Times, Is Dead at 80 Obits, Yesterday

    He was part of a wave of pragmatic Social Democrats who swept to power in Europe in the 1990s. He presided over eight years of economic prosperity.

  3. Gorbachev Calls Trump’s Treaty Withdrawal ‘Not the Work of a Great Mind’ Foreign, Yesterday

    Mikhail S. Gorbachev, who signed the nuclear disarmament treaty President Trump plans to withdraw from, called the move a “mistake.”

  4. Few Big Names Expected at Saudi Conference, and Data on U.S. Economy Business, Yesterday

    Several tech companies report earnings, including Amazon and Alphabet. The European Central Bank will discuss monetary policy.

  5. A Push for Safer Fertilizer in Europe Carries a Whiff of Russian Intrigue Foreign, Yesterday

    A proposed environmental regulation has become an unlikely source of geopolitical tension, raising concerns about Russian influence over Europe’s food supply.

  6. Mnuchin Defends Trip to Saudi Arabia Amid Uproar Over Khashoggi Killing Washington, Yesterday

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the economic and strategic relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia was too important to be cast aside.

  7. Saudi Explanation of Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing Fails to Squelch Skepticism Foreign, October 20

    As doubts swirled about the Saudi account that the dissident journalist was strangled during a fight, an explanation emerged about the presence of a doctor of forensic medicine at the killing.

  8. One Killing, Two Accounts: What We Know About Jamal Khashoggi’s Death Foreign, October 20

    After denying they knew anything about the fate of Mr. Khashoggi, Saudi officials have finally tried to explain what happened. Does their story add up?

  9. Ceremony for Stalin Victims Is Blocked in Moscow, Group Says Foreign, October 20

    The rights organization that organizes the event said that city officials had revoked permission, citing “repair and construction work” at the site.

  10. A Saudi Prince’s Fairy Tale Editorial, October 20

    The crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, issues another incredible explanation for the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

  11. Sweden Indicts Woman Who Tried to Block Afghan Man’s Deportation on Flight Foreign, October 20

    Prosecutors said Elin Ersson had violated the Swedish aviation act by remaining standing on takeoff. But she vowed to continue her campaign.

  12. ‘People’s Vote’ March on Brexit Draws Thousands to Streets of London Foreign, October 20

    Demonstrators are demanding a new referendum on Britain’s exit from the European Union, though Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected the idea.

  13. When Jackie Married Ari: How We Reported the Wedding of the Decade Insider, October 20

    50 years ago today, the queen of Camelot wed a Greek tycoon. The Times had an inside source at a ceremony that was off limits to the press. But that wasn’t our only scoop.

  14. Notes on Global Convergence (Wonkish and Off-Point) Op Ed, October 20

    Why rich countries stay different and middle-income countries surge.

  15. Mount Athos, a Male-Only Holy Retreat, Is Ruffled by Tourists and Russia Foreign, October 20

    The monks on an isolated peninsula in Greece have followed the same way of life for more than 1,000 years, but an Athens vs. Moscow diplomatic spat and a tourism onslaught are unsettling its habits.

  16. Saudi Arabia Says Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed in Consulate Fight Foreign, October 19

    The kingdom’s public prosecutor said Mr. Khashoggi died after an argument and fistfight inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

  17. Italy’s Debt Rating Is Cut to One Level Above Junk Business, October 19

    Moody’s downgrade followed the government’s decision to accept higher budget deficits, a move that prompted a sell-off in Italian 10-year bonds.

  18. Uproar Over Dissident Rattles Saudi Royal Family Foreign, October 19

    Members of the House of Saud are increasingly alarmed by the kingdom’s crown prince but can do little about it.

  19. More Insulting Lies From Saudi Arabia Op Ed, October 19

    What we face now is a test for President Trump and America itself.

  20. Facebook Ads From Unknown Backer Take Aim at Brexit Plan Business, October 19

    The anonymous group’s campaign highlights Facebook’s continuing trouble with political advertising.

  21. Lisbeth Palme, Witness to an Assassination, Dies at 87 Foreign, October 19

    A noted advocate for children, she was also a key part of long-running efforts to find the killer of her husband, Sweden’s prime minister.

  22. Macedonia Moves Ahead With Name Change, Helping Its NATO Bid Foreign, October 19

    In a tenuous victory for Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and his Western allies, Parliament voted to proceed with renaming the country the Republic of North Macedonia.

  23. Jamal Khashoggi Is Dead. Here’s What We Know. World, October 19

    The ghastly saga has strained relations between Turkey and Saudi Arabia, and put the United States at the center of a dispute with a key Arab ally.

  24. BepiColombo Launches on Long Journey to Mercury Science, October 19

    The European-Japanese spacecraft will be the third mission to the rocky planet closest to the sun.

  25. Three Internet Trolls Convicted of Systematic Defamation Against Journalist in Finland Foreign, October 19

    Jessika Aro, a Finnish journalist investigating Russian disinformation campaigns, had been called a spy, a drug dealer and unhinged.

  26. Turks Search Far-Flung Sites and Question Workers in Case of Missing Journalist Foreign, October 19

    Turkish officials have claimed that Saudi Arabia orchestrated the assassination in Istanbul of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist, but have not found his remains.

  27. 20 Men Convicted of Abusing Young Girls in U.K. World, October 19

    The men were found guilty in a series of trials this year of more than 120 sex crimes against 15 girls in northern England between 2004 and 2011.

  28. Poland Ordered to Reverse Purge of Supreme Court World, October 19

    Europe’s highest court told Poland to reinstate more than two dozen judges ousted by the ruling party, escalating a clash between Warsaw and the European Union.

  29. In Khashoggi Disappearance, Turkey’s Slow Drip of Leaks Puts Pressure on Saudis World, October 19

    The calculated media strategy has proved remarkably effective for President Erdogan, ensuring that the case remains front page news around the world.

  30. One of Italy’s Last ‘Story Singers’ Is Briefly Left Speechless Foreign, October 19

    For more than 60 years, Franco Trincale has sung about worker exploitation, social injustice and more, breaking beyond the Sicilian roots of the cantastorie.

  31. Brexit Will Compromise U.K. Security, Ex-Spy Chief Says Foreign, October 19

    John Sawers, who led MI6 from 2009 to 2014, called on voters to reverse the “strategic mistake” in a second referendum, and warned that Russia now views Britain “with contempt.”

  32. Norway Apologizes, 70 Years Later, to Women Who Had Relationships With WWII Germans Foreign, October 19

    The women, and their offspring, were punished and mistreated after Norway was liberated following World War II, and some were forced into exile.

  33. Poland Elections a Test for Governing Party’s Populist Message Foreign, October 19

    The Law and Justice party swept to power by attracting rural voters with grievance and nostalgia. It hopes to extend its appeal to urban areas in Sunday’s vote.

  34. Who Will Be the Face of the £50 Bill? Probably Not a Soccer Player Riding a Unicorn Business, October 19

    The Bank of England isn’t taking nominations yet, but that hasn’t stopped people from offering names and placing bets.

  35. Sagrada Familia, a Barcelona Masterpiece, and Scofflaw? Foreign, October 19

    The basilica will pay $41 million to settle a dispute over taxes, infrastructure and a building permit the city says the church should have gotten a century ago.

  36. A Sweaty Night Out in London’s New Jazz Scene Culture, October 19

    A new generation of players is challenging the genre’s stuffy reputation. Ezra Collective, a five-piece band, is one of the scene’s breakout acts.

  37. In Paris, the Art Scene Is Happening. London Had Better Look Out. Culture, October 19

    The FIAC contemporary art fair stands to benefit from uncertainty around Brexit and the return of visitors to Paris city after the 2015 terrorist attacks.

  38. How the United States Achieved World Leadership Books, October 19

    Derek Leebaert’s “Grand Improvisation” tells a complicated story of post-World War II Europe with Washington often operating in a fog.

  39. Britain Releases Anjem Choudary, Radical Islamist Preacher, Under Strict Controls Foreign, October 19

    Mr. Choudary, convicted of inciting support for ISIS, was freed on Friday under rules that will bar him from leaving London, using the internet without permission and attending certain mosques.

  40. In Paris, Justice Takes Center Stage Weekend, October 19

    Justice — its rhetoric and its travails — is at the heart of several new theater productions in Paris.

  41. The Orthodox Schism and the Spiritual Limits of Politics Op Ed, October 19

    A serious rift in the church could have big consequences in Ukraine, Russia and Greece.

  42. Ara Guler, Poetic Photographer of Istanbul, Dies at 90 Obituaries, October 18

    One of the greatest Turkish photographers of his generation, Mr. Guler depicted the city with poignancy. He also photographed the famous worldwide.

  43. The Saudi General Who Could Take the Fall in the Khashoggi Case Video, October 18

    Saudi rulers are weighing whether to blame Maj. Gen. Ahmed al-Assiri, a high-ranking adviser to the crown prince, for the death of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi, according to three people with knowledge of the plans.

  44. From Denials to Rogue Killers: How the Saudis’ Khashoggi Story Changed Video, October 18

    Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi dissident and journalist, was last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Since then, Saudi Arabia’s messaging has shifted. Here’s how.

  45. In Shift on Khashoggi Killing, Trump Edges Closer to Acknowledging a Saudi Role Washington, October 18

    But the president stopped short of saying the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, was responsible for Mr. Khashoggi’s death.

  46. Saudis May Blame Intelligence Official for Killing Jamal Khashoggi Foreign, October 18

    Saudi rulers are considering blaming a deputy intelligence director who is close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

  47. Vatican Mum on North Korea’s Invitation to Pope Francis Foreign, October 18

    No pope has ever visited North Korea, although Francis has repeatedly called for reconciliation on the peninsula.

  48. With Piranha-Like Teeth, This Prehistoric Predator Never Bit Off More Than It Could Chew Science, October 18

    A fossil discovered in southern Germany is the earliest known flesh-eating bony fish.

  49. Aide to Saudi Crown Prince, Suspect in Khashoggi Case, Is Shown Walking Into Consulate Foreign, October 18

    A photograph of the aide is one of the most striking pieces of evidence to date linking the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi to the crown prince.

  50. Italy’s Oldest Instrument Hints at Sounds of Prehistoric Rome Weekend, October 18

    The music of the ancient world is largely lost, but recent findings and recreations of antique instruments can give a taste.

  51. Titian and Gerhard Richter: Keeping Faith With Painting, 5 Centuries Apart Culture, October 18

    An idiosyncratic exhibition in northern Italy pairs the leading artist of Renaissance Venice with contemporary Germany’s master of the blur.

  52. Banksy’s Shredding Prank Misfired, He Says: ‘In Rehearsals It Worked Every Time’ Culture, October 18

    The mechanism that cut apart the $1.4 million “Girl With Balloon” jammed, the artist revealed in a video. The work was meant to be completely destroyed.

  53. In ‘The Waldheim Waltz,’ a Nation Reckons With Its Nazi Past Weekend, October 18

    The Austrian documentarian Ruth Beckermann focuses on Kurt Waldheim, and she is clear on where she stands: She participated in protests against Waldheim.

  54. Khashoggi’s Killing Isn’t a Blunder. It’s a Crime. Opinion, October 18

    A wink and a nod from Washington is the worst possible response to Riyadh’s butchery.

  55. The World of A.I. Special Sections, October 18

    From Singapore to Israel, countries besides the United States and China are striving to play a role in the field of artificial intelligence.

  56. I Didn’t Hate the English — Until Now Op Ed, October 18

    In which an Irish woman discovers how little the people who shaped her country’s fate know or care.

  57. In Final Column, Jamal Khashoggi Laments Dearth of Free Press in Arab World Express, October 17

    The Washington Post received the prominent Saudi dissident journalist’s latest piece from his translator the day after he was reported missing in Istanbul.

  58. Theresa May Plays for Time on Brexit, Amid Talk of an Extension Foreign, October 17

    At a summit Mrs. May asked for help in reviving stalled exit talks, but offered little new. Negotiations now look likely to go down to the wire.

  59. A President Kowtowing to a Mad Prince Op Ed, October 17

    Trump is providing cover for Saudi barbarism.

  60. Audio Offers Gruesome Details of Jamal Khashoggi Killing, Turkish Official Says Foreign, October 17

    The Saudi journalist’s fingers were severed and he was later beheaded, according to details from audio recordings published in the Turkish media.

  61. Mismanagement, and a Scientology Scandal, Blamed in Munich Museum Chief’s Ouster Culture, October 17

    Okwui Enwezor was hired to head the Haus der Kunst with fanfare in 2011. But in the wake of his exit in June, questions arose about his tenure.

  62. Istanbul Vending Machines Offer Subway Credit for Recycled Bottles and Cans Foreign, October 17

    The city has installed “reverse vending machines” at metro stations that crush, shred and sort the materials as a way of paying for travel.

  63. Student Gunman Kills 19 and Wounds Dozens at a College in Crimea Foreign, October 17

    The lone attacker detonated an explosive device, then opened fire at his classmates, in the deadliest school assault in Russia since the Beslan massacre in 2004.

  64. Mike Pompeo Meets Turkish President to Discuss Saudi Journalist’s Fate Foreign, October 17

    President Trump said the United States had asked Turkish officials for what they say are recordings of the gruesome killing of Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi agents.

  65. In Tuscany, Farms Embrace Nature — and Visitors Travel, October 17

    With enthusiasm for natural wines gaining momentum, Tuscany’s growing cluster of biodynamic farms offers tastings and a place to stay.

  66. The Saudi Cover-Up Crumbles Editorial, October 16

    Evidence mounts of a ghastly crime in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. President Trump still seems inclined to buy the kingdom’s lame denials.

  67. America’s Dilemma: Censuring M.B.S. and Not Halting Saudi Reforms Op Ed, October 16

    We have a national interest in Jamal Khashoggi’s saga.

  68. We Want to Hear Your Family’s Stories From World War I Magazine, October 16

    We’re asking readers to tell us about their family members who served during World War I.

  69. Embattled Macron Shuffles French Cabinet, Again, in Favor of Loyalists Foreign, October 16

    The French president chose Christophe Castaner, who once declared “an aspect of love” in their relationship, to take over the Interior Ministry.

  70. ‘Sanction the Hell Out of Saudi Arabia’: G.O.P. Fury Over the Khashoggi Case Video, October 16

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about the alleged killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a prominent Saudi journalist, took place amid Republican calls for the White House to take a harder stance against the kingdom.

  71. Why It’s So Hard to Punish Companies for Data Breaches Op Ed, October 16

    It’s difficult to determine how and where companies like Facebook went wrong, which makes regulation challenging.

  72. Google to Charge Phone Makers for Android Apps in Europe Business, October 16

    To comply with a European antitrust ruling, Google will begin charging a licensing fee of handset makers.

  73. At Unsound Festival, the Weirder, the Better Culture, October 16

    Established in 2003, Unsound has established itself as an international destination for experimental and club music. But it’s at odds with the historic city where it takes place.

  74. Jared Kushner’s Moral Laryngitis Op Ed, October 16

    He takes credit for everything, except his own screw-ups.

  75. Catholic Clergy Should Elect Its Own Bishops Op Ed, October 16

    The clergymen of the U.S. can show our fellow Americans that the Roman Catholic Church is much more than the Roman Curia.

  76. British Hoarders Stock Up on Supplies, Preparing for Brexit Foreign, October 16

    Some people are warning of possible food rationing, medicine shortages and civil disorder if no deal is struck with the European Union. Brexit supporters call that fear-mongering.

  77. Trump Jumps to the Defense of Saudi Arabia in Khashoggi Case Foreign, October 16

    President Trump accused Saudi Arabia’s critics of presuming guilt, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi leaders in Riyadh to help defuse a crisis.

  78. As Voters on Left and Right Rebel, Glimpse of a Post-Merkel Germany Foreign, October 15

    An election in Bavaria was expected to turn on a populist backlash against migrants, but voters went their own way. The results may worry Angela Merkel, but analysts say they signal a healthy democracy.

  79. Russia Takes Further Step Toward Major Schism in Orthodox Church Foreign, October 15

    The Russian Orthodox Church moved to sever ties with the Constantinople Patriarchate to protest moves to form an independent church in Ukraine.

  80. Will Meghan Markle’s Royal Baby Have American Citizenship? National, October 15

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have a dual-nationality marriage. Their expected baby will be British. But will he or she also be American?

  81. Belgium Elects Nation’s First Black Mayor, a Congolese Immigrant Foreign, October 15

    Almost six decades after Belgium’s rule ended in Congo, a land it brutalized for decades, an overwhelmingly white borough elected a man who was born in that colony.

  82. Amid Brexit Impasse, Theresa May Says Deal Is ‘Achievable’ Foreign, October 15

    With negotiations over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union stymied, the British prime minister is trying to put a summit meeting back on track.

  83. Trump Falsely Claims E.U. Was Formed to ‘Take Advantage’ of U.S. on Trade National, October 15

    The European Union was created to end strife and promote economic prosperity — with the support, not opposition, of the United States.

  84. Invisible Irish Border Carries the Scars of a Fractured Past Foreign, October 15

    The frontier between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland has become a major sticking point in talks about Britain’s exit from the European Union.

  85. ‘Shocking and Abhorrent’ Abuse Rampant in U.K. Parliament, Report Says Foreign, October 15

    An inquiry into sexual harassment in the House of Commons describes a “master and servant” culture, with lawmakers accorded an “almost godlike status.”

  86. French Flash Floods Kill at Least 11 Foreign, October 15

    Torrential rains in the southwestern Aude region turned small rivers into raging torrents, flooding towns, cutting off roads and trapping people in their cars or homes.

  87. Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance: What We Know and Don’t Know Foreign, October 15

    The confusing case of the Saudi journalist has set off an international diplomatic storm and raised important questions, including some that cannot be answered yet.

  88. Saudis May Admit Khashoggi Was Killed in Interrogation by Mistake Washington, October 15

    President Trump echoed the possibility that Jamal Khashoggi was victim to “rogue killers.” The explanation shields the Saudi crown prince, who has cast himself as a moderate.

  89. What the Left Misses About Nationalism Op Ed, October 15

    The perception of a common national identity is essential to democracies and to the modern welfare state.

  90. How Much Do You Know About Luxembourg? Interactive, October 15

    Can you find Luxembourg on a map? What else do you know about this small country in Western Europe with 600,000 people.

  91. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Announce She’s Pregnant Express, October 15

    The news came as the couple were beginning a tour of Australia and the South Pacific. The child is expected in the spring of 2019, Kensington Palace said.

  92. At World’s Largest Food Market, a Sip of Wine After a Night of Butchery Foreign, October 15

    Rungis, a wholesale food market bigger than Monaco, is beloved in culinary circles, but this “working-class place” is unknown to most visitors to Paris.

  93. Racial Abuse, Then a Beating, on a French Soccer Field Sports, October 15

    France’s men’s national team is the world champion, but current and former players say French soccer at the amateur level is marred by racism and discrimination.

  94. What to Do When Your Colonizer Apologizes Op Ed, October 15

    France finally recognizes its crimes. What does that mean for me, an Algerian in Algeria, today?

  95. Ma guerre avec la guerre d’Algérie Op Ed, October 15

    La France reconnait enfin ses crimes. Mais qu’est-ce-que cela veut dire pour moi, un algérien en Algérie aujourd’hui?

  96. For Khashoggi, a Tangled Mix of Royal Service and Islamist Sympathies Foreign, October 14

    Jamal Khashoggi had both an affinity for Islamist political movements and close ties to the Saudi royal family — until they were cut by a new crown prince.

  97. Brexit Talks Fail to Break Deadlock Over Deal Foreign, October 14

    Critical issues remain unresolved despite “intense efforts,” said the E.U.’s negotiator. Both sides are hoping for a breakthrough this week.

  98. Saudi Arabia and U.S. Clash Over Khashoggi Case Foreign, October 14

    President Trump vowed “severe punishment” if the Saudis were behind a dissident’s disappearance. The Saudis said they would “respond with greater action.”

  99. Liberal Greens and Far Right Make Bavarian Election Gains Foreign, October 14

    The far-right Alternative for Germany will enter the Bavarian Parliament for the first time. But the Greens, who favor migration, were the big winners in the election.

  100. Archbishop Óscar Romero and Pope Paul VI Are Made Saints Foreign, October 14

    Pope Francis canonized the Salvadoran archbishop killed in 1980 by a right-wing death squad and the pope credited with leading the modernization of the church.

  101. Val McDermid on What It’s Like Judging the Man Booker Prize Culture, October 14

    She read 171 books for the prestigious literary prize. “On Oct. 17, I’m going to sit down and read a book I have no obligation to read,” she said.

  102. At Least 22 Migrants Killed in Truck Crash in Turkey Foreign, October 14

    The vehicle, which had been traveling from Aydin to Izmir, was said to have veered off the road, crashed through a barrier and toppled from a highway.

  103. British Man Pleads Guilty to Sending ‘Punish a Muslim Day’ Letters Foreign, October 14

    The police said that David Parnham, 35, had waged a two-year campaign of terror that included mailing packages containing suspicious substances.

  104. Trump Welcomes Home Pastor Andrew Brunson, but Denies Link to Saudi Case Washington, October 13

    President Trump hosted Andrew Brunson, an American pastor freed by Turkey after two years in detention, but said “the timing is a strict coincidence.”

  105. My Fiancé Jamal Khashoggi Was a Lonely Patriot Op Ed, October 13

    His ideas will reverberate from Turkey to Saudi Arabia and beyond. Oppression never lasts forever. Tyrants eventually pay for their sins.

  106. Pope Defrocks 2 Retired Chilean Bishops Over Sexual Abuse of Minors Foreign, October 13

    The Vatican punishment was announced as Pope Francis faced doubts about whether he would hold bishops accountable for covering up abuse.

  107. Óscar Romero, Archbishop Killed While Saying Mass, Will Be Named a Saint on Sunday Express, October 13

    He was one of the most prominent church leaders in Latin America when he was killed in 1980. He’ll be canonized with Pope Paul VI and four others.

  108. 11 People Believed to Be Migrants Are Killed in Collision in Greece Foreign, October 13

    All the occupants who died were in a car that was thought to have been part of a smuggling operation, the police said.

  109. Trump Takes Center Stage in Dispute Over Jamal Khashoggi Foreign, October 12

    Turkey wants the president to press the Saudis over the disappearance of Mr. Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist. His fiancée and American lawmakers are pressuring Mr. Trump, too.

  110. Body Parts on the Bosporus Op Ed, October 12

    Donald Trump’s Saudi infatuation and the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

  111. Trump’s New Iran Sanctions May Hit Snag With Global Financial Service Business, October 12

    As it tries to cut off Iran, the United States must decide what do with a little-known entity at the heart of the world’s financial plumbing.

  112. Why Italy Could Be the Epicenter of the Next Financial Crisis Business, October 12

    The Italian government has defied eurozone rules with a lavish spending plan and squandered credibility with bond investors. The turmoil could rock the globe.

  113. How Asian Social Media Transformed a Quiet U.K. Walking Spot Foreign, October 12

    “When we search for London on social media, it’s the first thing we see,” said one South Korean who visited the Seven Sisters cliffs, two hours south of London.

  114. Princess Eugenie Marries, and Britons Gripe About the Tax Bill Foreign, October 12

    Excitement for the Windsor Castle wedding paled in comparison to the frenzy that accompanied Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s ceremony five months earlier.

  115. People, Places and Things to Know: Feminist Art That’s Also Furniture, Patterned Bags and More T Style, October 12

    T’s cultural compendium of what’s new.

  116. Migration and the Far Right Changed Europe. A German Vote Will Show How Much. Foreign, October 12

    A Bavarian election would not normally attract much outside attention. But Sunday’s poll is expected to reflect an increasingly fragmented society.

  117. Turkey Frees Pastor Andrew Brunson, Easing Tensions With U.S. Foreign, October 12

    Turkey’s decision to release Mr. Brunson ended a 24-month standoff and signaled a truce of sorts in a dispute between Ankara and Washington.

  118. Why Princess Eugenie’s Peter Pilotto Wedding Dress Was a Thoroughly Modern Choice Styles, October 12

    The princess, who is ninth in line for the British throne, chose a gown that displayed scars from an operation to correct her scoliosis.

  119. A Restoration Brings Sweden’s Nationalmuseum Into the 21st Century Weekend, October 12

    When it opened in 1866, the museum in Stockholm was one of Europe’s most modern. An ambitious overhaul aims to return it to that position.

  120. A Landmark Achievement for a Painting by a Woman, Upstaged by a Man Culture, October 12

    A work by the British painter Jenny Saville sold for $12.4 million, an auction high for a living female artist. But Banksy’s prank grabbed the headlines.

  121. Pope Accepts Wuerl’s Resignation as Washington Archbishop, but Calls Him a Model Bishop Foreign, October 12

    Despite demands to oust Cardinal Wuerl over sexual abuse scandals, Pope Francis praised him as a model leader.

  122. After 4 Years, Jonas Kaufmann Returns to the Met Opera Arts & Leisure, October 12

    The tenor has a reputation for cancellations. But he says it’s all a big misunderstanding.

  123. In Deutschland reißt ein neues Museum alte Wunden auf Arts & Leisure, October 12

    Mit dem Humboldt Forum, das 2019 eröffnet werden soll, wollte sich das Land selbstbewusst und weltoffen präsentieren. Stattdessen ist eine hitzige Debatte über Deutschlands koloniale Vergangenheit entbrannt.

  124. A New Museum Opens Old Wounds in Germany Arts & Leisure, October 12

    The Humboldt Forum, set to open in 2019, was meant to show the Germany as confident and open to the world. But it has ignited a debate about the past.

  125. A Marathon of New Plays Gives an Epic Start to Munich’s Theater Season Weekend, October 12

    “Dionysos Stadt” is a 10-hour epic inspired by the Greek classics that traces the arc of human drama. It’s just one of many new productions on Munich’s stages.

  126. Is the Saudi Crown Prince Too Disruptive Even for Trump? Op Ed, October 12

    America used to count on Saudi Arabia to maintain some stability in the Middle East. What now?

  127. Angela Merkel Could Save Europe. Why Won’t She? Op Ed, October 12

    Germany’s chancellor needs to forget about her political problems at home and focus on the Continent’s future.

  128. Khashoggi Case Raises Tensions Between Saudi Prince and Turkish President Foreign, October 11

    Turkey’s president and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince have not had the easiest relationship. A mysterious disappearance at a Saudi consulate has not helped.

  129. In Jamal Khashoggi Mystery, Turkey Says It Has Audio and Video of His Killing Foreign, October 11

    Such material, if made public, could transform the unfolding standoff between Turkey and Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi.

  130. Winning Bidder for Shredded Banksy Painting Says She’ll Keep It Culture, October 11

    Banksy’s latest prank, which cost a European bidder $1.4 million, has been renamed and recertified.

  131. For China, a Bridge Over the Adriatic Is a Road Into Europe Foreign, October 11

    A new bridge being built in Croatia, paid for with European Union funds, is a test case for the bloc’s worries about allowing state-owned Chinese firms to compete for major infrastructure projects.

  132. Helena Almeida, Experimental Portuguese Artist, Dies at 84 Obits, October 11

    In photographs, drawings and paintings, she bent the boundaries between genres, using her body as an artistic tool.

  133. Germany’s Far-Right AfD Urges Students to Report Biased Teachers Foreign, October 11

    Politicians and teachers say an effort by the Alternative for Germany party, urging people to report teachers for violating a neutrality law, resembles the work of East Germany’s secret police.

  134. Geraint Thomas Urges Thieves to Return His Tour de France Trophy Express, October 11

    The champion of this year’s race asked whoever stole the trophy from a cycling show to have the “good grace” to return it.

  135. It Once Caused Earthquakes. Now a Driller in Britain Tries Fracking Again. Business, October 11

    Battling big expense and persistent protests, Cuadrilla Resources returns to again attempt shale gas production after its first effort triggered small tremors.

  136. Danish Welfare Agency Worker Is Accused of Stealing $17 Million Foreign, October 11

    A woman suspected of taking money intended to help the most vulnerable people, including the homeless and disabled, is the subject of an international hunt.

  137. U.K. to Allow Prescriptions for Medicinal Cannabis Foreign, October 11

    The home secretary said special clinicians would be able to provide such treatment, after two highly publicized cases of young epileptic patients put pressure on the government to review its policy.

  138. For Muscadet, Look Beyond the Obvious Dining, October 11

    The melon de Bourgogne grape is often described as neutral, as its aromas and flavors are reticent. But it is most expressive in the realm of texture.

  139. Pierre Huyghe Reads Our Minds, and Discovers a New Art Form Weekend, October 11

    In a commanding new exhibition at London’s Serpentine Galleries, the French artist makes images directly from brain activity — and adds 10,000 flies for good measure.

  140. Trump Calls Relations With Saudi Arabia ‘Excellent,’ While Congress Is Incensed Washington, October 11

    President Trump said he was not in favor of stopping arms sales to Saudi Arabia, which is accused of killing a prominent journalist in its consulate in Turkey.

  141. Elaborate Ancient Shrine is Excavated From the Ashes of Pompeii Culture, October 11

    Conservationists discovered intricate wall paintings that hint at Roman life in the first century, around the time Mount Vesuvius erupted.

  142. Britain May Require Companies to Report Race Pay Gap Business, October 11

    Consideration of the rule comes after a report found significant pay disparities between ethnic minorities and their white counterparts.

  143. The Disappearance of a Saudi Journalist Podcasts, October 11

    Jamal Khashoggi, a vocal critic of the Saudi government, vanished in Turkey. Then grim accounts began to emerge.

  144. 36 Hours in Athens Travel, October 11

    From the ancient Acropolis to a daring Renzo Piano-designed cultural center, the Greek capital is luring record numbers of tourists to explore its monuments, new and old.

  145. This is 18 Around the World — Through Girls’ Eyes Interactive, October 11

    What does life look like for girls turning 18 in 2018? We gave young women photographers around the world an assignment: Show us 18 in your community. This is 18 — through girls’ eyes.

  146. Why ‘Green’ Germany Remains Addicted to Coal Foreign, October 10

    Nearly two decades into its push to shift to renewable energy, Germany remains addicted to coal. Increasingly, it comes down to a question of political will.

  147. Belfast Bakery Was Free to Refuse Gay-Marriage Cake, Court Rules World, October 10

    Britain’s Supreme Court found that the bakery owners’ refusal was based not on the customer’s sexual orientation, but on their Protestant faith’s opposition to gay marriage.

  148. Naming Names, Turks Turn Up Heat on Saudis in Consulate Case Foreign, October 10

    Turkish officials say 15 Saudis, including an autopsy expert, killed a Saudi dissident inside the consulate in Istanbul and dismembered his body.

  149. U.K. Appoints Minister for Suicide Prevention Foreign, October 10

    Months after appointing its first minister for loneliness, Britain named the health minister to the new role as part of a push to tackle mental health issues.

  150. Can Poland’s Faded Brutalist Architecture Be Redeemed? T Style, October 10

    Long derided as relics of an oppressive regime, the country’s Communist-era buildings are being given a second look, and a new life.