Iraqi Embassy in Kabul Attacked After Suicide Blast Destroys Gate

KABUL, Afghanistan — Attackers entered the grounds of the Iraqi Embassy in the Afghan capital, Kabul, after a suicide bomber blew himself up at an entrance gate shortly before...

China’s Entrepreneurs Squirm Under Xi’s Tightening Grip

BEIJING — Guo Junwen was a successful property developer in southwestern China when the authorities threw him behind bars three years ago on charges involving land use and seized...

Canada Beckons International Students With a Path to Citizenship

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland — At the College of the North Atlantic here, a young Chinese woman stood discussing her future with two fellow students, a Bangladeshi man and a...

Ecuador Votes to Bring Back Presidential Term Limits

QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuadoreans on Sunday voted to overturn a 2015 constitutional amendment that eliminated presidential term limits, a result widely seen as strengthening the power of President Lenín...

Canada Letter: Trudeau Talks to Us, and a New Name

Yes, you’ve come to the right place. As we showcase The New York Times’s expanded coverage of the country over this week and the next, Canada Today has become...

Indian Guru Whose Followers Rioted Is Sentenced to 10 Years for Rape

NEW DELHI — An Indian court on Monday sentenced a well-known guru to 10 years in prison for rape, three days after followers angered by his conviction engaged in...

Kremlin Says U.S. Turns Russian Elite Into a List of ‘Enemies’

MOSCOW — A list of senior Kremlin officials and rich Russians published by the American government constituted an “unprecedented” situation that basically amounted to creating a list of “enemies...

French Parliamentary Elections: What to Watch For

French voters will go to the polls on Sunday for the second round of important parliamentary elections, one week after President Emmanuel Macron’s party dealt a blow to traditional...

E.U. Uneasy About Impact of New U.S. Sanctions on Russia

LONDON — The European Union is threatening unspecified retaliation if the United States imposes new sanctions on Russia that affect its energy supplies. But as usual, the 28-nation bloc...