Catalan Protesters Demand Release of Jailed Separatist Leaders

BARCELONA, Spain — Hundreds of thousands of Catalan independence backers rallied in downtown Barcelona Sunday to demand the release of secessionist leaders being held in pretrial detention. Protesters waved Catalan...

Britain and E.U. Clear Way for ‘Brexit’ Talks to Proceed

Britain and the European Union on Friday cleared the way to start a crucial new round of talks on British withdrawal from the bloc, overcoming months of deadlock, an...

Questions Cloud U.S. Raid on Qaeda Branch in Yemen

WASHINGTON — Just five days after taking office, over dinner with his newly installed secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Trump was...

‘Frida Sofia’: The Mexico Earthquake Victim Who Never Was

Her plight captured the attention of the Mexican public: a 12-year-old girl, trapped in the rubble of a collapsed elementary school as rescuers rushed to save her. Television cameras fixed...

Hamburg Ready to Fill Up With Hydrogen. Customers Aren’t So Sure.

HAMBURG, Germany — With its sleek architecture, the gas station in this city’s famous warehouse district hints at the future of fueling. A small laboratory with tubes and tanks, turbocharged...

The Clarion Call of Being Canadian

My children are Canadian. They are also American and British, though they do not necessarily identify in that order. Once, British might have come first; later, American. But now...

Kenya Election Result Is Repealed

NAIROBI, Kenya — The Kenyan Supreme Court nullified on Friday the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta last month, ordering a new vote to be held within 60 days after...

A Journey Through Baja California’s Wine Country

As we drove along the heavily pocked dirt road, bouncing our way through near-total darkness, with no signs to indicate the proximity to our destination — with no signs...

Venezuela’s New Leaders Share a Goal: Stifle the Opposition

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — The president’s son. The president’s wife. A radical television-show host who appears in a red military beret and broadcasts embarrassing recordings of opposition politicians secretly taped...

Boris Johnson Gets Back in the Brexit Game

LONDON — What is Boris Johnson up to this time? Over the weekend, Mr. Johnson, Britain’s flamboyant foreign secretary, published a 4,000-word essay in the conservative Daily Telegraph that laid...