As Russia Empties Embassies, Who Will Replace That Lost Passport?

MOSCOW — The scope of Russia’s retaliatory expulsions of Western diplomats grew clearer Friday as the Kremlin summoned 23 ambassadors to issue eviction orders, while diplomatic veterans questioned how...

Bar American Writers From Man Booker Prize, British Authors Urge

LONDON — The Man Booker Prize is Britain’s most prestigious literary award. But for the past two years, American writers have dominated the competition — and authors from Britain...

Russian Accused of Hacking U.S. Tech Firms Is Extradited

PRAGUE — A Russian man accused of hacking three American technology companies in 2012, possibly compromising the personal information of more than 100 million users, was extradited to the...

Being Dead, He Learned, Is Hard to Overcome

BARLAD, Romania — Reliu Constantin hadn’t been home in almost 20 years. His family had not heard from him in all that time, and he hadn’t sent any money...

Where the Genocide Museum Is (Mostly) Mum on the Fate of Jews

VILNIUS, Lithuania — During the Holocaust, many Lithuanian Jews were not killed in Nazi death camps, but by their neighbors, usually shot or even beaten to death. In all,...

Russia, Migrants, Malala: Your Friday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. Russia retaliates, migrants in limbo and celebrating Passover in Spain. Here’s the latest: • Russia hits back. The Kremlin announced...

Greece’s Island of Despair

His brown eyes sunken and flat, Jahangir Baroch had spent another sleepless night in the metal container on the Greek island of Lesbos where he has lived for more...

Sarkozy to Face Trial in Influence-Peddling Case in France

PARIS — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy of France has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence-peddling in connection with accusations that he tried to illegally...

A Quick Online Divorce for $60? Not So Fast, Denmark Says

COPENHAGEN — As one of the most wired countries in the world, Denmark offers hospital records, death certificates, tax returns and other important documents with little more than a...

Russia Will Expel 150 Diplomats, as Tensions With West Reach Fever Pitch

LONDON — Intensifying Russia’s clash with Europe and the United States, the Kremlin on Thursday announced that it would expel 150 Western diplomats, and close the United States Consulate...