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  1. Turkey’s Lira Crisis Tests Erdogan’s Authoritarian Approach Foreign, Yesterday

    Turks are bracing for more financial turmoil. Economists warn that the problem is broader and deeper than a spat with the United States.

  2. Why Turkey’s Lira Crisis Matters Outside Turkey Business, Yesterday

    In past decades, plunges in emerging-market currencies have ignited broader crises. Turkey’s lira is crashing, and that has financial markets on edge.

  3. Another Surprise Meeting With Putin. This Time, It’s Merkel. Foreign, Yesterday

    The German chancellor will meet with the Russian president as their countries seek to cooperate on issues like Syria and a shared gas pipeline.

  4. Erdogan, Trump and the ‘Plot’ Against the Lira Op Ed, Yesterday

    Tariffs and tweets have worsened a dispute between the United States and Turkey.

  5. The Rise, and Hard-Won Joys, of Freshwater Surfing T Style, Yesterday

    No longer confined to Hawaii, Southern California and Australia, the sport’s landlocked version is a testament to the art of making do.

  6. Pier Collapse at Spain’s Vigo Music Festival Injures More Than 300 Foreign, Yesterday

    The accident occurred in the northwestern city of Vigo during a closing concert by the Spanish rap artist Rels B. No fatalities were reported.

  7. DealBook Briefing: Turkey’s Chaos Could Be Your Problem Business, Yesterday

    The Turkish lira continues to slide, and that’s starting to affect markets and currencies around the world.

  8. Turkish Regulators Step In to Deal With Fall in Lira Business, August 12

    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.

  9. V.S. Naipaul, My Wonderful, Cruel Friend Op Ed, August 12

    My relationship with him was full of its joys and hurts. It was never going to be otherwise.

  10. Amid Kremlin Victories, Putin Fails to Persuade West on Russian Sanctions Foreign, August 12

    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.

  11. A Gas Pipeline to Italy? Five Star Backers Sense a Betrayal Foreign, August 12

    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.

  12. Russia and 4 Other Nations Settle Decades-long Dispute Over Caspian Sea Foreign, August 12

    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.

  13. A German Opera Spotlights the Refugee Crisis, With Refugees Culture, August 12

    “Moses,” a production by the Bavarian State Opera’s youth program, brings together a cast of teenage refugees, children of immigrants and Germans.

  14. Manchester Shooting That Injured at Least 10 Is Investigated as Attempted Murder Foreign, August 12

    The wounded, including children, were treated at hospitals for shotgun injuries sustained after a Caribbean carnival, the police said.

  15. The Paris Gay Games in Pictures: ‘The Atmosphere Is Really Electric’ Express, August 12

    The gathering of athletes, for events ranging from basketball to dancesport, bills itself as the world’s “most inclusive” sporting event.

  16. Turkey’s Financial Crisis Surprised Many. Except This Analyst. Business, August 11

    Tim Lee, an obscure economist who writes an investment newsletter, predicted that Turkey’s currency would collapse. Now, he foresees a broader financial crisis.

  17. For Italy’s Abused Women, a Legal Labyrinth Compounds the Wounds Foreign, August 11

    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.

  18. Amid Europe’s Heat Wave, Rare Flamingos Lay First Eggs in 15 Years Foreign, August 11

    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.

  19. Partying Like It’s 1998 Op Ed, August 11

    Turkey has an old-fashioned currency and debt crisis.

  20. By the Sea in France, a Stylish but Low-Key Escape Travel, August 11

    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.

  21. Erdogan: How Turkey Sees the Crisis With the U.S. Op Ed, August 10

    Unilateral actions against Turkey by the United States will undermine American interests and force Turkey to look for other friends and allies.

  22. Turkey’s Downward Spiral Editorial, August 10

    As Presidents Trump and Erdogan feud, the alliance between the United States and Turkey grows ever more frayed.

  23. A Litany of Grievances: How Turkish-American Relations Deteriorated Foreign, August 10

    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.

  24. What a Drone Attack Says About Venezuela’s Future Op Ed, August 10

    A democratic transition for the Latin American country requires a firm engagement by the international community, the government and the opposition.

  25. Tensions Between Turkey and U.S. Soar as Trump Orders New Sanctions Foreign, August 10

    Frustrated by Turkish delays in releasing an American pastor, President Trump announced economic sanctions as Turkey’s currency plummets.

  26. Trump Hits Turkey When It’s Down, Doubling Tariffs Washington, August 10

    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.

  27. Violence Erupts as Tens of Thousands Protest Corruption in Romania Foreign, August 10

    The police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse the crowds. More than 240 people, including some security personnel, were injured.

  28. Checkmate Averted: U.K. Reversal Opens Door for Chess Prodigy, 9, to Stay Put Foreign, August 10

    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.

  29. From Harlem to Herrang: An Original Lindy Hopper Blooms in Sweden Arts & Leisure, August 10

    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.

  30. Meet Iceland’s Whaling Magnate. He Makes No Apologies. Climate, August 10

    Kristjan Loftsson’s company is the last one in the world still hunting fin whales. His credo: “If it’s sustainable, you hunt.”

  31. Why Won’t the Labour Party’s Anti-Semitism Scandal Go Away? Op Ed, August 10

    Because Jeremy Corbyn and his detractors are arguing about different things entirely.

  32. Are Germany’s Garden Gnomes Endangered? Op Ed, August 9

    Gentrification threatens the country’s tradition of urban gardening.

  33. From Maritime Bairrada in Portugal, Wines of Freshness Dining, August 9

    The Atlantic climate imbues these reds and whites — made from little-known Portuguese grapes — with elegance, grace and the potential to age.

  34. He’s 9, a Chess Prodigy and Must Leave the U.K., Officials Say Foreign, August 9

    The family of Shreyas Royal, who was born in India, is fighting to stay in Britain once the father’s work visa runs out.

  35. Paris Cabarets: Can We Ask for More Than the Cancan? Weekend, August 9

    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.

  36. U.S. to Issue New Sanctions on Russia Over Skripals’ Poisoning Washington, August 8

    The sanctions are part of anti-Russian efforts by the United States, even as President Trump works to forge warmer ties.

  37. Migrants Walk Off Italy’s Tomato Fields, and Into Its Immigration Debate Foreign, August 8

    After two road accidents killed 16 migrant laborers in 48 hours, hundreds went on strike to protest slavelike conditions that defy easy solutions.

  38. The Earth Ablaze Op Ed, August 8

    Are we locked in a worldwide pattern of persistent and catastrophic wildfires?

  39. Poland’s Most Powerful Man Isn’t Well. Questions Are Swirling. Foreign, August 8

    Jaroslaw Kaczynski has led his country’s rightward, nationalist drift. Now rumors about his health have set off a power struggle.

  40. Germany Reaches Deal With Spain to Return Refugees Foreign, August 8

    The agreement is a sign of how much German politics have shifted since 2015, when Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed more than a million migrants.

  41. Happy Meal Ad Is O.K. for Children, U.K. Regulator Says. Coco Pops Ad Isn’t. Business, August 8

    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.

  42. Boris Johnson, a ‘Burqa Storm’ and Perhaps Some Populist Calculations Foreign, August 8

    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.

  43. A Robot Walks Into a Bar. But Can It Do Comedy? Culture, August 8

    Artificial-intelligence researchers are building neural networks that can take part in improv skits. The results are unpredictable.

  44. Can I Ruin Your Dinner Party? Op Ed, August 7

    One of the two pillars of the West is in jeopardy.

  45. From Child’s Abuse to the Dark Web: Germans Recoil at a Mother’s Role Foreign, August 7

    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.

  46. Understanding the Failed Deal With Turkey That Sparked Trump’s Fury Op Ed, August 7

    With Turkish-American relations souring, the focus should be on freeing imprisoned American citizens and the Turkish staff of the United States Embassy.

  47. Turkey Cheers as Erdogan Takes On U.S. Over Sanctions Foreign, August 7

    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.

  48. The 52 Places Traveler: Feeling Like an Insider, Finally, in Spain Travel, August 7

    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.

  49. Ohio Teacher Sets Record for Rowing Alone Across the Atlantic Express, August 6

    A teacher from Cincinnati set a record for a west-east crossing after coping with a dozen capsizes, damaged electronics and difficulties eating.

  50. Tanker Truck Explodes on Highway in Italy, Killing at Least 2 People Foreign, August 6

    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.

  51. Joël Robuchon Rewrote the Rules of Fine Dining Obits, August 6

    The chef, who died on Monday at 73, embodied the old-world mentality before setting the stage for a new era in dining.

  52. Vintage Plane Crashes in Switzerland, Killing All 20 on Board Foreign, August 5

    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.

  53. Anti-Semitic Graffiti Scrawled on Childhood Home of Elie Wiesel in Romania Foreign, August 5

    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.

  54. Tomasz Stanko, Ruminative Jazz Trumpeter, Dies at 76 Obits, August 5

    A bandleader who played with a melancholic air, he was Poland’s leading jazz musician, honored across Europe and included in a Smithsonian anthology.

  55. Turkey’s Erdogan Orders Retaliatory Sanctions Against American Officials Foreign, August 4

    As negotiations fail over the release of the American pastor Andrew Brunson, United States-Turkish relations deteriorate further.

  56. Americans Are Terrible at Small Talk Op Ed, August 3

    One Irish woman’s unscientific investigation.

  57. A Museum Held a Show of Protest Art. Then the Artists Protested the Museum. Culture, August 3

    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.

  58. Pompeo Warns Turkey on Detained U.S. Pastor: The Clock Has ‘Run Out’ Foreign, August 3

    The imprisonment of Andrew Brunson prompted sanctions from the Trump administration. But the Turkish foreign minister said harsh tactics would not work.

  59. Why a Trade Truce Could Add Almost $2 Trillion to the Stock Market Business, August 3

    A closer look at the S.&P. 500 suggests that trade tensions are holding investors back.

  60. As Brexit Looms, Musicians Brace for the Worst Culture, August 3

    Britain’s classical music scene relies heavily on freedoms that come from European Union membership. How will it cope outside the bloc?

  61. Star Athlete Is Injured in Egg Attack, and Italy Debates ‘a Racism Emergency’ Foreign, August 3

    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?

  62. Personal Stories From the Refugee Experience Book Review, August 3

    Three books relate the individual accounts of people caught up in events larger than themselves.

  63. Rome Wasn’t Sacked in a Day Book Review, August 3

    Matthew Kneale’s “Rome: A History in Seven Sackings” narrates the city’s past through the marauders who have devastated it.

  64. The Book Everyone in the Netherlands Is Talking About Is Finally Coming to the U.S. Culture, August 3

    Astrid Holleeder secretly recorded her brother and wrote a book about it. Now he’s on trial for murder, and she’s in hiding.

  65. A Cheapskate’s Guide to Dublin, Rich in History and Beer Travel, August 3

    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.

  66. A Family’s 400-Year-Old Musical Secret Still Rings True Arts & Leisure, August 3

    Created for the court for the Ottoman Empire, Zildjian cymbals are used by drummers worldwide.

  67. How I Lost the Fiancé but Won the Honeymoon Styles, August 3

    “Where is your husband?” people kept asking. “Why isn’t he here?”

  68. Trump and Italy’s Conte: Brothers in Nativism Editorial, August 2

    President Trump and Giuseppe Conte, the new Italian prime minister, play to their publics by demonizing immigrants.

  69. Europe Feels the Squeeze of the Trump Trade Tariffs Business, August 2

    Business managers worry whether a cease-fire between Brussels and the White House will hold. The uncertainty is bad for growth.

  70. U.K. Court Can Dissolve a Muslim Marriage, Judge Rules Foreign, August 2

    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.

  71. China’s Introverts Find a Kindred Spirit: A Stick Figure From Finland Foreign, August 2

    “Finnish Nightmares,” a cartoon series with a shy protagonist, has spawned a new word for social awkwardness in China: jingfen, or “spiritually Finnish.”

  72. Sweden’s Tallest Peak Shrinks in Record Heat Foreign, August 2

    Soaring temperatures are melting snow and ice from Kebnekaise’s southern peak, making the northern part of the mountain Sweden’s highest point.

  73. Beyond Assyrtiko, Greek Whites Reach for Distinction Dining, August 2

    The country is full of obscure and unusual grapes. Some already make wonderful wines, but too many fall prey to formulaic production.

  74. Grenfell Tower Is No Longer a Crime Scene, Police Say Foreign, August 2

    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.

  75. They Die in the Bullring. Then He Immortalizes Them. Sports, August 2

    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.

  76. Bank of England Raises Interest Rates Amid Brexit Worries Business, August 2

    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.

  77. U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Turkish Officials Over Detained American Pastor Washington, August 1

    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.

  78. Mars Close Up Editorial, August 1

    Look skyward and dream.

  79. Parisian Woman Confronted Her Harasser, and Then He Hit Her, She Says Express, August 1

    The woman, a 22-year-old engineering student, has created a website and Facebook page for other women to share stories of sexual harassment.

  80. Let’s Get Child Care Right Letters, August 1

    A reader compares the United States unfavorably with France.

  81. In Crown Jewels Heist in Sweden, 2 Thieves Escape by Speedboat Foreign, August 1

    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.

  82. Trade Secrets From the Wagner Festival Whisperer Culture, August 1

    An interview with Christian Thielemann, the music director of the Bayreuth Festival, whose political views get as much attention as his musicality.

  83. Want Toilet Paper and Plastic Chairs? Check Out U.S. Embassy in London Foreign, August 1

    Among the surplus items of little historical value are 1,200 rolls of toilet paper, Dyson vacuum cleaners and plastic chairs.

  84. Funeral Ads Tried to Get U.K. Talking. They May Have Worked Too Well. Foreign, August 1

    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.

  85. Belgium Has a New Fee for Journalists. The Media Is Not Amused. Foreign, August 1

    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.

  86. That’s Not Algae Swirling on the Beach. Those Are Green Worms. Science, August 1

    Researchers demonstrated that plant-worms rotate in circular congregations along Atlantic beaches. But nobody is certain why.

  87. House Hunting in … Malta Real Estate, August 1

    With multinational, financial services and internet gaming companies setting up offices in Malta, foreigners are moving in — and housing prices are going up.

  88. A Palazzo on the Mediterranean Slideshow, August 1

    This five-bedroom house on Gozo, the westernmost island of Malta, is on the market for around $2.9 million.

  89. A Rock Band Flirts With German Taboos, and Finds a Huge Following Culture, August 1

    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.

  90. Tommy Robinson, Anti-Muslim Activist, Is Freed on Bail in U.K. Foreign, August 1

    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.

  91. Mueller Passes 3 Cases Focused on Illicit Foreign Lobbying to Prosecutors in New York Washington, August 1

    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.

  92. How Trump Could Be Like Reagan Op Ed, July 31

    Just as Ronald Reagan once pushed for abolishing nuclear weapons, President Trump should call for ending tariffs.

  93. Europe Says Greece Is a Comeback Story. The I.M.F. Isn’t Convinced. Business, July 31

    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.

  94. Places 26 and 27 of 52: Summer in France, in Two Very Different Ways Travel, July 31

    Our columnist visits Megève, a gorgeous Alpine resort town, and Arles, fast becoming a cultural center.

  95. Largest King Penguin Colony in the World Drops by 90% Science, July 31

    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.

  96. Erdogan’s Most Charismatic Rival in Turkey Challenges Him, From Jail Foreign, July 31

    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.

  97. Thailand Asks U.K. to Extradite Former Leader Yingluck Shinawatra Foreign, July 31

    Ms. Yingluck, the country’s last elected prime minister, fled to Britain rather than go to prison for five years on negligence charges.

  98. Ceramics Aren’t Enough. Bring on the Spaceships, Italian Town Says. Foreign, July 30

    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.

  99. Mars Is Frigid, Rusty and Haunted. We Can’t Stop Looking at It. Science, July 30

    An oasis in the sky inspires the imagination. A series of discoveries refreshes our yearning for the red planet.

  100. Build Border Wall or Government Will Be Shut Down, Trump Says Washington, July 30

    “We’re the laughingstock of the world,” President Trump said during a 40-minute news conference with Giuseppe Conte, the visiting Italian prime minister.

  101. Brexit Plans Raise Fears of Food Shortages and Jammed Ports Foreign, July 30

    As the British government prepares for the possibility of a disruptive “no deal” Brexit, it has stirred alarm with plans to stockpile essentials.

  102. Pope Accepts Resignation of Australian Archbishop for Covering Up Sex Abuse Foreign, July 30

    Philip Edward Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, Australia, was the second prelate whose resignation Pope Francis accepted in three days.

  103. U.K. Courts Reduce Their Role in Ending Life Support Foreign, July 30

    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.

  104. How Record Heat Wreaked Havoc on Four Continents Climate, July 30

    We talked to people who found themselves on the front lines of climate change this year. Here are their stories.

  105. A Richer Prosciutto Arrives in New York Dining, July 30

    Prosciutto di Carpegna from the Adriatic Coast of Italy is a ham cured with a rub of seasoned lard.

  106. Paris, Chicago and Beyond: How to Have a Luxury Trip for Much Less Than You Think Travel, July 30

    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.

  107. U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt Calls His Chinese Wife Japanese in Beijing Foreign, July 30

    The gaffe will do nothing to dispel the idea that Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is stumbling in foreign affairs.

  108. These Olive Oil Estates and Wineries in Italy Would Love You to Stay the Night Travel, July 30

    These olive oil estates or wineries offer special activities and intimate experiences for travelers willing to slow down and stay a night or two.

  109. Face aux accusations d’agression sexuelle contre Luc Besson, une réaction contenue Culture, July 30

    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.

  110. Have a Cryptocurrency Company? Bermuda, Malta or Gibraltar Wants You Business, July 29

    With their eyes on blockchain jobs and revenue, small countries and territories are competing to become the go-to destinations for entrepreneurs and projects.

  111. « Ils crachent quand je marche dans la rue »: le « nouvel antisémitisme » en France Foreign, July 29

    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.

  112. Polar Bear Shot and Killed After Attacking Cruise Ship Guard Foreign, July 29

    The shooting on a Norwegian island drew widespread condemnation on social media, with some questioning killing the bear for “acting like a wild animal.”

  113. On Spain’s Smartest Streets, a Property Boom Made in Venezuela Foreign, July 29

    Madrid is attracting thousands of rich Venezuelans who have been fleeing their country’s political and economic turmoil.

  114. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal Foreign, July 28

    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.

  115. Turkish School Leader Abducted, and Released, in Mongolia Foreign, July 28

    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.

  116. Facebook Is Failing to Aid Inquiry Into ‘Fake News,’ British Lawmakers Say Foreign, July 28

    In a report to be released Sunday, a parliamentary committee accused Facebook of providing “disingenuous” answers to questions and of withholding information.

  117. Former Catalan Leader Returns to Belgium, Vowing to Defend Separatist Cause Foreign, July 28

    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.

  118. The Biggest Stories in American Politics This Week Washington, July 27

    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).

  119. ‘They Spit When I Walked in the Street’: The ‘New Anti-Semitism’ in France Foreign, July 27

    A strong correlation has been observed between increases in hate crimes against French Jews and the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

  120. Woman Gets Five-Year Prison Sentence on Charges of Abducting Her Children Foreign, July 27

    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.

  121. The Fires in Greece Op Ed, July 27

    Scores of people dying needlessly on the outskirts of Athens looks more like carelessness than fate.

  122. ‘Furnace Friday:’ Ill-Equipped for Heat, Britain Has a Meltdown Foreign, July 27

    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.

  123. Cristiano Ronaldo Settles Tax Dispute With Spain Sports, July 27

    The Portuguese soccer star will pay about $22 million in back taxes and fines, but will avoid serving any time in jail.

  124. Britain, Can We — Really — Talk About This Weather We’re Having? Op Ed, July 27

    Something looms in the background of our spectacular summer. Time to bring it into the light.

  125. Act of Defiance Casts Harsh Light on Europe’s Deportations of Asylum Seekers Foreign, July 27

    Elin Ersson’s live-streamed protest against the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker focused attention on the forced return of asylum seekers.

  126. Arson Is Suspected in Deadly Fires in Greece, Government Says Foreign, July 27

    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.

  127. How Europe Isn’t Like the U.S. Letters, July 27

    A reader says the Orwellian idea of surrendering one’s national identity to some superstate was always a fatally flawed concept.

  128. The E.U. Prepares for an Attack Op Ed, July 27

    Bring up the drawbridge.

  129. Chief of Royal Academy, U.K. Art Landmark, Leaves for a Private Gallery Culture, July 27

    Charles Saumarez Smith will step down in December after 11 years at the London institution, having just completed a major refurbishment.

  130. Tired of Paying a Big Tax to Leave Britain? Here’s How to Skip It Travel, July 27

    Savvy travelers can bypass Britain’s steep duty on long-haul flights and put the savings toward something far more fun than paying taxes.

  131. Two Long-Lived Kings on the London Stage Culture, July 27

    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.”

  132. Trump’s Trade Truce With Europe Has a Familiar Feel: It Mirrors Obama’s Path Business, July 26

    The president shelved his predecessor’s trade talks with Europe. Now, he wants to resume similar negotiations.

  133. Germans Are Getting on Twitter. Is That a Good Thing? Op Ed, July 27

    The country is late to Twitter and Facebook — but it hasn’t learned from other countries’ mistakes.

  134. ‘Love Island’ and the Sexual Anxieties of Modern Britain Op Ed, July 26

    How a reality show became a vehicle for all of the country’s neuroses around sex and gender.

  135. When Trump Talks, the World Listens. Should It? Editorial, July 26

    Secretary of State Pompeo leaves unclear whether the president’s foreign policy pronouncements are actual policy.

  136. Why Trump Is Right About the E.U.’s Penalty Against Google Business, July 26

    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.

  137. Europe Averts a Trade War With Trump. But Can It Trust Him? Foreign, July 26

    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.

  138. Trump Threatens Sanctions Against Turkey Over Detained Pastor Washington, July 26

    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.

  139. U.K.’s Jewish Papers Denounce Labour Party as ‘Existential Threat’ Foreign, July 26

    Jeremy Corbyn, the opposition leader, is under fire again over anti-Semitism, this time over how his party defines it.

  140. Trump Crows as a Steel Plant Fires Up, but Tariffs Singe Soybean Farmers Washington, July 26

    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.

  141. A Second Robert Lepage Production Canceled After an Outcry Culture, July 26

    “Kanata,” a collaboration with the French theater group Théâtre du Soleil, was canceled Thursday after being criticized for its casting.

  142. Trump Says Europe Will Buy More American Gas. Is That Possible? Business, July 26

    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.

  143. Hundreds of Migrants Storm Fences to Enter Spanish Enclave in Africa Foreign, July 26

    Spain’s Civil Guard said 600 crossed into Ceuta, adding a pressure on the country’s authorities in dealing with a wave of migration.

  144. Mary Ellis, Who Flew British Spitfires in World War II, Dies at 101 Foreign, July 26

    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.

  145. A Lesser Known Wine of Sicily Benefits From Globalization Dining, July 26

    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.

  146. Bayreuth’s First American Director Arrives With ‘Lohengrin’ Culture, July 26

    Yuval Sharon’s staging of the Wagner opera opened on Wednesday with conceptual troubles, but breathtaking visuals and enthralling musicality.

  147. Who Are the Trade War Losers? Just Look at the Earnings Rolling In Business, July 26

    Second-quarter earnings are providing investors with some evidence that Mr. Trump’s tariffs are harming corporate profits.

  148. Wages Are Rising in Europe. But Economists Are Puzzled. Business, July 25

    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.

  149. U.S. and Europe Outline Deal to Ease Trade Feud Washington, July 25

    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.

  150. In Aftermath of Greek Fires, Suspicion Combines With Grief and Recrimination Foreign, July 25

    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.