Turks are bracing for more financial turmoil. Economists warn that the problem is broader and deeper than a spat with the United States.
In past decades, plunges in emerging-market currencies have ignited broader crises. Turkey’s lira is crashing, and that has financial markets on edge.
The German chancellor will meet with the Russian president as their countries seek to cooperate on issues like Syria and a shared gas pipeline.
Tariffs and tweets have worsened a dispute between the United States and Turkey.
No longer confined to Hawaii, Southern California and Australia, the sport’s landlocked version is a testament to the art of making do.
The accident occurred in the northwestern city of Vigo during a closing concert by the Spanish rap artist Rels B. No fatalities were reported.
The Turkish lira continues to slide, and that’s starting to affect markets and currencies around the world.
Turkish banks’ ability to swap liras for foreign currencies was curbed. The lira has been dropping since President Trump said he would raise tariffs on Turkish imports.
My relationship with him was full of its joys and hurts. It was never going to be otherwise.
President Vladimir V. Putin has nimbly exploited differences between Washington and its allies, but he has yet to translate that into fewer sanctions against Russia.
The populist party came to power after a campaign filled with conspiratorial overtones against globalist forces. Now it faces one of its first tests of real-life governing.
The five states with shorelines on the Caspian Sea agreed on a formula to divide up the world’s largest inland body of water, potentially clearing the way for oil and gas development.
“Moses,” a production by the Bavarian State Opera’s youth program, brings together a cast of teenage refugees, children of immigrants and Germans.
The wounded, including children, were treated at hospitals for shotgun injuries sustained after a Caribbean carnival, the police said.
The gathering of athletes, for events ranging from basketball to dancesport, bills itself as the world’s “most inclusive” sporting event.
Tim Lee, an obscure economist who writes an investment newsletter, predicted that Turkey’s currency would collapse. Now, he foresees a broader financial crisis.
Some 150 women a year are killed in Italy, where authorities are often dismissive of complaints. A third of victims reported the violence to police.
The eggs weren’t viable, but officials at a wildlife reserve in Britain gave the tropical birds chicks from a related species to raise as their own.
Turkey has an old-fashioned currency and debt crisis.
Hotel Les Roches Rouges on the Côte d’Azur has pools, Provençal cooking but no TVs in its rooms. The sweeping views (and maybe some fishing) are all the entertainment a guest needs.
Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.
As Presidents Trump and Erdogan feud, the alliance between the United States and Turkey grows ever more frayed.
The case of a detained American pastor seemed to trigger the latest salvo. But a long list of complaints has been building between the two NATO allies.
A democratic transition for the Latin American country requires a firm engagement by the international community, the government and the opposition.
Frustrated by Turkish delays in releasing an American pastor, President Trump announced economic sanctions as Turkey’s currency plummets.
The president’s decision, announced in a tweet, raised the possibility of further tariff escalations with China and other countries whose currencies are falling against the dollar.
The police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowds. More than 240 people, including some security personnel, were injured.
Shreyas Royal’s father said the British authorities had decided to allow him to apply for a new work visa based on his son’s talent.
At an annual dance camp, Norma Miller, 98, is a direct link to the history of the Lindy Hop, a dance craze born in Harlem in the 1920s.
Kristjan Loftsson’s company is the last one in the world still hunting fin whales. His credo: “If it’s sustainable, you hunt.”
Because Jeremy Corbyn and his detractors are arguing about different things entirely.
Gentrification threatens the country’s tradition of urban gardening.
The Atlantic climate imbues these reds and whites — made from little-known Portuguese grapes — with elegance, grace and the potential to age.
The family of Shreyas Royal, who was born in India, is fighting to stay in Britain once the father’s work visa runs out.
Many visitors to Paris take in a cabaret. But it gives them a strange view of the city, women and what theater is, our critic says.
The sanctions are part of anti-Russian efforts by the United States, even as President Trump works to forge warmer ties.
After two road accidents killed 16 migrant laborers in 48 hours, hundreds went on strike to protest slavelike conditions that defy easy solutions.
Are we locked in a worldwide pattern of persistent and catastrophic wildfires?
Jaroslaw Kaczynski has led his country’s rightward, nationalist drift. Now rumors about his health have set off a power struggle.
The agreement is a sign of how much German politics have shifted since 2015, when Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed more than a million migrants.
The divergent rulings on products from McDonald’s and Kellogg’s come as the British government increases its scrutiny of the marketing of fatty and sugary food and drinks to young people.
After he called burqa-wearing women “letter boxes” and “bank robbers,” his detractors sensed a not-so-subtle effort to claim the populist mantle in British politics.
Artificial-intelligence researchers are building neural networks that can take part in improv skits. The results are unpredictable.
One of the two pillars of the West is in jeopardy.
A woman and her boyfriend were convicted of raping her young son and selling him to pedophiles over the dark web in case that has shocked Germany.
With Turkish-American relations souring, the focus should be on freeing imprisoned American citizens and the Turkish staff of the United States Embassy.
When President Erdogan responded to U.S. sanctions with retaliatory measures, even his opponents took heart. Still, many worry about a fall in the lira.
In the charming city of Seville and the wine region of Ribera del Duero, our columnist finds a culture perfectly suited to her natural rhythms.
A teacher from Cincinnati set a record for a west-east crossing after coping with a dozen capsizes, damaged electronics and difficulties eating.
The authorities said they weren’t sure yet what was in the truck’s tanks, but one Italian news agency reported that the truck was carrying liquefied petroleum gas.
The chef, who died on Monday at 73, embodied the old-world mentality before setting the stage for a new era in dining.
The authorities said the World War II-era Junkers Ju-52 propeller plane was carrying 17 passengers and three crew members when it hit a mountain in the Alps.
The graffiti, discovered on the outside wall of the building that is now a historical monument in the town where Mr. Wiesel was born, was condemned by Israel.
A bandleader who played with a melancholic air, he was Poland’s leading jazz musician, honored across Europe and included in a Smithsonian anthology.
As negotiations fail over the release of the American pastor Andrew Brunson, United States-Turkish relations deteriorate further.
One Irish woman’s unscientific investigation.
Dozens of works were removed from an exhibition at the Design Museum in London after their creators objected to the institution’s hosting an event for a defense firm.
The imprisonment of Andrew Brunson prompted sanctions from the Trump administration. But the Turkish foreign minister said harsh tactics would not work.
A closer look at the S.&P. 500 suggests that trade tensions are holding investors back.
Britain’s classical music scene relies heavily on freedoms that come from European Union membership. How will it cope outside the bloc?
Daisy Osakue, whose eye was struck in an assault, has become the bandaged face of a question confronting Italy: Is it more racist under the anti-immigrant government?
Three books relate the individual accounts of people caught up in events larger than themselves.
Matthew Kneale’s “Rome: A History in Seven Sackings” narrates the city’s past through the marauders who have devastated it.
Astrid Holleeder secretly recorded her brother and wrote a book about it. Now he’s on trial for murder, and she’s in hiding.
The beautiful capital city of Ireland has theater, literature and music emanating from its pores. But the city is also a victim of its own success.
Created for the court for the Ottoman Empire, Zildjian cymbals are used by drummers worldwide.
“Where is your husband?” people kept asking. “Why isn’t he here?”
President Trump and Giuseppe Conte, the new Italian prime minister, play to their publics by demonizing immigrants.
Business managers worry whether a cease-fire between Brussels and the White House will hold. The uncertainty is bad for growth.
The case could be an important step for women. Many Muslim couples have marriages the law does not recognize, so they cannot go to court to divorce.
“Finnish Nightmares,” a cartoon series with a shy protagonist, has spawned a new word for social awkwardness in China: jingfen, or “spiritually Finnish.”
Soaring temperatures are melting snow and ice from Kebnekaise’s southern peak, making the northern part of the mountain Sweden’s highest point.
The country is full of obscure and unusual grapes. Some already make wonderful wines, but too many fall prey to formulaic production.
The future of the charred 24-story apartment block in London where a fire last year killed 72 people will be decided by the local community.
In his job as taxidermist for the festival of San Fermín, known for its running of the bulls, José Luis Martín Moro turns the slain animals into trophies for a diverse clientele.
Officially, the move was to tamp down inflation. But policymakers also want to increase the tools at their disposal should the economy suffer after Brexit.
It was an unusual penalty against a government of a vital NATO ally, and is sure to inflame already simmering tensions between Turkey and the United States.
Look skyward and dream.
The woman, a 22-year-old engineering student, has created a website and Facebook page for other women to share stories of sexual harassment.
A reader compares the United States unfavorably with France.
Two crowns and an orb made for the funerals of Charles IX and his wife in the 17th century were plundered from a cathedral near Stockholm at around midday.
An interview with Christian Thielemann, the music director of the Bayreuth Festival, whose political views get as much attention as his musicality.
Among the surplus items of little historical value are 1,200 rolls of toilet paper, Dyson vacuum cleaners and plastic chairs.
A company says it wanted to start a national conversation about death. But regulators initially rejected its ads, saying they were likely to cause offense.
Reporters living in the country who cover gatherings of the E.U.’s national leaders now have to pay more than $100 a year for background checks.
Researchers demonstrated that plant-worms rotate in circular congregations along Atlantic beaches. But nobody is certain why.
With multinational, financial services and internet gaming companies setting up offices in Malta, foreigners are moving in — and housing prices are going up.
This five-bedroom house on Gozo, the westernmost island of Malta, is on the market for around $2.9 million.
Frei.Wild has become one of the most popular bands in Germany. But critics say the group fosters anti-immigrant sentiment and right-wing nationalism.
The Court of Appeal ordered another hearing on a contempt of court charge against the far-right activist, who video recorded figures in a criminal trial, against a judge’s orders.
The special counsel has referred investigations into lobbying by Washington insiders to the federal prosecutors in New York handling the case against Michael Cohen, President Trump’s former lawyer.
Just as Ronald Reagan once pushed for abolishing nuclear weapons, President Trump should call for ending tariffs.
As Greece prepares to exit nearly a decade worth of bailouts, the International Monetary Fund is warning the country faces an uphill battle to recovery.
Our columnist visits Megève, a gorgeous Alpine resort town, and Arles, fast becoming a cultural center.
Researchers hadn’t visited the remote island in 30 years when there were 500,000 breeding pairs. Satellite images now indicate perhaps as few as 60,000 pairs.
Despite spending more than 20 months in prison, the Kurdish political leader Selahattin Demirtas finished third in Turkey’s election. But life may only get harder now.
Ms. Yingluck, the country’s last elected prime minister, fled to Britain rather than go to prison for five years on negligence charges.
Italy decided that the ceramics center of Grottaglie — with its long runway and uneventful weather — had the right stuff to be Virgin Galactic’s next launchpad.
An oasis in the sky inspires the imagination. A series of discoveries refreshes our yearning for the red planet.
“We’re the laughingstock of the world,” President Trump said during a 40-minute news conference with Giuseppe Conte, the visiting Italian prime minister.
As the British government prepares for the possibility of a disruptive “no deal” Brexit, it has stirred alarm with plans to stockpile essentials.
Philip Edward Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, Australia, was the second prelate whose resignation Pope Francis accepted in three days.
Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that if the family and doctors agree, they do not need a court’s permission to let a patient in a persistent vegetative state die.
We talked to people who found themselves on the front lines of climate change this year. Here are their stories.
Prosciutto di Carpegna from the Adriatic Coast of Italy is a ham cured with a rub of seasoned lard.
A high-end vacation doesn’t have to mean spending big dollars. Here are 10 cities where you can have upscale experiences without paying premium prices.
The gaffe will do nothing to dispel the idea that Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is stumbling in foreign affairs.
These olive oil estates or wineries offer special activities and intimate experiences for travelers willing to slow down and stay a night or two.
À l’inverse du mouvement #MeToo aux États-Unis, les soupçons à l’égard du cinéaste n’ont pas entraîné de réactions particulièrement vives dans le cinéma français.
With their eyes on blockchain jobs and revenue, small countries and territories are competing to become the go-to destinations for entrepreneurs and projects.
Ces derniers mois, un débat passionné a surgi autour de la notion de « nouvel antisémitisme », et ce alors que des organisations juives et des chercheurs relient une série d’actes antisémites à la population musulmane grandissante en France.
The shooting on a Norwegian island drew widespread condemnation on social media, with some questioning killing the bear for “acting like a wild animal.”
Madrid is attracting thousands of rich Venezuelans who have been fleeing their country’s political and economic turmoil.
Pope Francis accepted his letter of resignation and ordered the former archbishop of Washington to remain in seclusion while accusations against him were being examined, the Vatican said.
The seizure of Veysel Akcay, who was freed after supporters gathered at Ulan Bator’s airport, appeared to be part of Turkey’s campaign against allies of an exiled cleric.
In a report to be released Sunday, a parliamentary committee accused Facebook of providing “disingenuous” answers to questions and of withholding information.
Carles Puigdemont returned from Germany on Saturday after Spain failed in an attempt to extradite him on charges of rebellion over an illegal declaration of independence.
From Michael Cohen’s released recording to a pause in the trade war with Europe, it’s been a busy week in American politics. Here are five of the top stories you might have missed (and some links if you want to read further).
A strong correlation has been observed between increases in hate crimes against French Jews and the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
The woman had accused the children’s father of abuse in a case that has gripped the country and raised questions about equitable treatment in the courts.
Scores of people dying needlessly on the outskirts of Athens looks more like carelessness than fate.
The monthlong heat wave has broken records, spawned wildfires and transportation delays, and has shown that the country is not prepared to cope with this weather.
The Portuguese soccer star will pay about $22 million in back taxes and fines, but will avoid serving any time in jail.
Something looms in the background of our spectacular summer. Time to bring it into the light.
Elin Ersson’s live-streamed protest against the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker focused attention on the forced return of asylum seekers.
The death toll in the first this week rose to at least 84, with many more people still missing, in the worst disaster in the country’s recent history.
A reader says the Orwellian idea of surrendering one’s national identity to some superstate was always a fatally flawed concept.
Bring up the drawbridge.
Charles Saumarez Smith will step down in December after 11 years at the London institution, having just completed a major refurbishment.
Savvy travelers can bypass Britain’s steep duty on long-haul flights and put the savings toward something far more fun than paying taxes.
Ian McKellen shines as King Lear in a new production of Shakespeare’s play, and Rhys Ifans also plays a beleaguered monarch in Ionesco’s “Exit the King.”
The president shelved his predecessor’s trade talks with Europe. Now, he wants to resume similar negotiations.
The country is late to Twitter and Facebook — but it hasn’t learned from other countries’ mistakes.
How a reality show became a vehicle for all of the country’s neuroses around sex and gender.
Secretary of State Pompeo leaves unclear whether the president’s foreign policy pronouncements are actual policy.
The European Union imposed a $5.1 billion penalty on Google last week. It is hard to find an antitrust expert who endorses the case’s logic or outcome.
Tariffs and other barriers will be the subject of forthcoming talks between the U.S. and the European Union. But the gun is still loaded, if pointed at the ground.
The warming relationship between combative leaders in Turkey and the United States may cool over the house arrest of an American pastor accused of espionage.
Jeremy Corbyn, the opposition leader, is under fire again over anti-Semitism, this time over how his party defines it.
United States Steel Corporation, which owns a plant in Granite City, Ill., credits President Trump’s tariffs with enabling it to start up two idled blast furnaces.
“Kanata,” a collaboration with the French theater group Théâtre du Soleil, was canceled Thursday after being criticized for its casting.
The president said the European Union would buy more liquefied natural gas from the United States, but there are major hurdles, like cost and capacity.
Spain’s Civil Guard said 600 crossed into Ceuta, adding a pressure on the country’s authorities in dealing with a wave of migration.
She was one of the last surviving women who flew aircraft to the front lines for Britain in World War II, overcoming skepticism that women could do the job.
The frappato grape has been grown in the Vittoria region for eons, but only in the last few decades has serious wine been made for global consumption.
Yuval Sharon’s staging of the Wagner opera opened on Wednesday with conceptual troubles, but breathtaking visuals and enthralling musicality.
Second-quarter earnings are providing investors with some evidence that Mr. Trump’s tariffs are harming corporate profits.
Increases in worker pay have given the European Central Bank confidence to end its main stimulus measure. Yet there is no consensus on why it took so long.
The surprise announcement included an agreement to work toward lower tariffs. But given President Trump’s negotiating style, it was hard to say if the deal was a genuine truce.
As rescuers continued to search for the missing, Greeks were asking how so many scattered fires had broken out in so short a span and spread with such velocity.