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Offered Free Tickets for ‘Schindler’s List,’ Germany’s Far Right Sees a Provocation

Offered Free Tickets for ‘Schindler’s List,’ Germany’s Far Right Sees a Provocation

Twenty-five years after its initial theatrical release, “Schindler’s List” is still a complex depiction of Nazi horrors. Its director, Steven Spielberg, hopes to provoke discussion by showing it again worldwide.

When Jokes Become a Crime: Free Speech Under Fire in Lebanon

When Jokes Become a Crime: Free Speech Under Fire in Lebanon

The Lebanese comedian Hicham Haddad faces charges over jokes made on his popular television show.

Workers of Germany, Unite: The New Siren Call of the Far Right

Workers of Germany, Unite: The New Siren Call of the Far Right

Guido Reil, a coal miner, in Bottrop, Germany. He was a longtime supporter of the center-left Social Democratic Party, but switched to the far-right Alternative for Germany party, or AfD, two years ago.

U.K. Lawmakers Say Dirty Russian Money Is Still Flowing to London

U.K. Lawmakers Say Dirty Russian Money Is Still Flowing to London

The Russian Embassy on the exclusive avenue of Kensington Palace Gardens in March in London.

The Heroes of Winter: Frozen Pond Rescues

The Heroes of Winter: Frozen Pond Rescues

The frozen Oeschinen Lake in the mountains of Switzerland on Sunday. Though visitors there enjoyed skiing and sledding, other frozen lakes and ponds became the scenes of winter rescues.

Koreans Set the Table for a Deal That Trump Will Try to Close

Koreans Set the Table for a Deal That Trump Will Try to Close

People in Seoul, South Korea, watched live coverage on Friday of a meeting between President Moon Jae-in and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un.

As Signs of a Mass Grave Emerge, Myanmar Cracks Down

As Signs of a Mass Grave Emerge, Myanmar Cracks Down

A satellite image of the Inn Din village in Rakhine State, Myanmar, on Nov. 10. The military commander said an investigation was underway into “people being killed and buried” in a cemetery there.

Will Tourism Ruin the Rainbow Mountain of Peru?

Will Tourism Ruin the Rainbow Mountain of Peru?

The Rainbow Mountain in southeastern Peru has become a must-see attraction. But environmentalists fear damage to the remote landscape.

Tour Bus Crashes in North Korea, Killing 36, Chinese Officials Say

Tour Bus Crashes in North Korea, Killing 36, Chinese Officials Say

A still image from China Central Television video footage showing an injured passenger at a hospital after a bus accident in the southern North Korean province of North Hwanghae.

Trump Threatens Iran on Twitter, Warning Rouhani of Dire ‘Consequences’

Trump Threatens Iran on Twitter, Warning Rouhani of Dire ‘Consequences’

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran at a meeting with a group of Foreign Ministry officials on Sunday in Tehran.

Snow in the Sahara Creates White-Capped Dunes of Eerie Beauty

Snow in the Sahara Creates White-Capped Dunes of Eerie Beauty

About 15 inches of snow was reported this week in the Saharan region of Aïn Séfra, in northwestern Algeria. One local resident said he had seen snow there five times in the past 40 years.

Violence in Nicaragua Undermines Peace Talks 2 Months Into Uprising

Violence in Nicaragua Undermines Peace Talks 2 Months Into Uprising

Protesters using homemade weapons during clashes with the police in Masaya, Nicaragua, on Tuesday. At least four people died and more than 30 were injured during the day of fighting.

‘Extra’ Cardinals Invade the Vatican (Blessings Not Included)

‘Extra’ Cardinals Invade the Vatican (Blessings Not Included)

Extras on the streets around the Vatican for the filming of a Netflix drama about the relationship between Francis and Benedict during the papal transition of 2013.

A Murder Trial Stirs Emotions About Canada’s Relations With Indigenous Population

A Murder Trial Stirs Emotions About Canada’s Relations With Indigenous Population

Supporters of Colton Boushie’s family outside the court in Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada, on Thursday.

How McKinsey Lost Its Way in South Africa

How McKinsey Lost Its Way in South Africa

The McKinsey & Company offices in Sandton, Johannesburg’s financial center. In 2015, the consulting giant entered into a contract that turned out to be illegal.

Pope Acknowledges Cover-Ups by Bishops

Pope Acknowledges Cover-Ups by Bishops

Pope Francis aboard the papal jet on Monday. He condemned abusive priests as "sacrilegious."


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