‘Revolt’ in France Against Sexual Harassment Hits Cultural Resistance

PARIS — In the icy winter of 1905, many of the women who hand-painted the world-famous Limoges vases and figurines went on strike in France — not because they...

World Leaders Increase Pressure on Trump to Stay in the Paris Accord

TAORMINA, Italy — World leaders on Friday intensified their pressure on President Trump to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement, as negotiators for seven Western powers...

The Trump-Like Figures Popping Up in Central Europe

WARSAW — Political outsiders across Central Europe, preaching a populist message and promising to overturn the establishment, have felt the wind at their backs since the election of President...

In South Africa, One Question Dominates: How Much Longer Should Zuma Stay?

JOHANNESBURG — It is, in South Africa’s political parlance, the season of the two centers of power. In December, Cyril Ramaphosa was elected leader of the African National Congress and,...

British Columbia Shelves Opaque System for Corporate Tax Breaks

British Columbia’s government has rejected a last-ditch effort to save a longstanding program of tax breaks that was meant to create jobs and attract businesses to the western Canadian...

Dinosaurs Could Be Alive Today if the Asteroid Had Struck Somewhere Else

Dinosaurs reigned supreme for more than 160 million years. Their dynasty came to a cataclysmic close 66 million years ago when an asteroid crashed into the Yucatán Peninsula in...

Renewal or Gentrification? London Borough Grapples With a Revamp

LONDON — Victoria Alvarez is a ball of energy, darting around the Seven Sisters Indoor Market in north London. On a recent morning, she broke away from chatting with a...

For Belfast, ‘America First’ Amounts to ‘Northern Ireland Last’

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — When President Trump championed his “America first” trade policy during the election campaign, George Burnside could not have known that he, a veteran aircraft fitter,...

Explosion at Manchester Concert: What We Know and What We Don’t Know

■ Nineteen people were injured and around 50 people were injured in an explosion around 10:35 p.m. on Monday in the foyer outside the main hall of the Manchester...

Young Worker Clocked 159 Hours of Overtime in a Month. Then She Died.

TOKYO — Miwa Sado, a young journalist for Japan’s state-run broadcaster, spent the summer of 2013 frantically covering two local elections in Tokyo. Over the course of a month, she...