ATHENS, Greece — With just a day to go in a blink-and-you-miss-it campaign that could shape this country’s direction for decades, Greece is bitterly divided not only over how to vote but also over what question people are being asked to decide on.
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A U.S. drone strike has killed Tariq al-Harzi, a senior Islamic State militant in Syria, in an attack that took place a day after another American aircraft killed his brother, also an influential militant, in neighboring Iraq, the Pentagon said Thursday.
BERLIN — Prosecutors are leading an unusual investigation after a robot killed a contractor at a Volkswagen production plant in western Germany on Monday.
VIENNA — Iran signaled Thursday that it may allow United Nations inspectors to question its experts about the country’s nuclear activities, potentially resolving a dispute that has blocked a nuclear deal now in the final stages of negotiation.
Before Syria’s disastrous war, nearly all the country’s children went to school. Now, they are carrying guns, selling fuel, harvesting potatoes, baking bread and repairing shoes.
WARSAW — She fled the Nazis. Escaped a Siberian prison camp. Survived hunger and homelessness in Central Asia. Battled malaria, dysentery and lice on deportation trains and overloaded ships. Landed, finally, in Middle East exile.
HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s annual march against Chinese rule attracted a fraction of last year’s turnout, as democracy activists struggle to muster supporters after a year of protests failed to wrest political concessions from Beijing.
WASHINGTON — In a milestone accord, President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed Wednesday to swiftly re-establish diplomatic relations and reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, finally ending the half-century diplomatic freeze between the two Cold War adversaries.
ABUJA — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari took office a month ago on a wave of hope that he would quickly deal with a deepening economic crisis and an Islamist insurgency in the north. So far, he hasn’t met those expectations.
BEIJING — China’s top legislature on Wednesday adopted a sweeping new national security law touching on everything from the military and economy to the environment, religion, the Internet, food safety and space exploration, saying the country needed to bolster legal measures in the face of “ever-growing security challenges.”