OSCE observers became victims of another Ukrainian Armed Forces diversion in the Donbass

The Ukrainian army continues to increase its activity in the east of the country in the combat zone between the Ukrainian armed forces and the Luhansk People's Republic's units....

Keeping It Real in South London’s Brixton Hill

It’s no secret that Brixton, in the district of South London, has changed over the last decade. Once a neighborhood known for the shops, markets and food stalls of...

Ukraine’s united, divided churches

Ukraine's united, divided churches Churches have responded to Ukraine's crisis with prayers for peace and calls for reconciliation. Statistics suggest Ukraine is one of the most religious states in Europe. Over...

M. Cherif Bassiouni, War-Crimes Jurist and Human Rights Champion, Is Dead at 79

M. Cherif Bassiouni, a renowned Egyptian-American jurist who helped found two war-crimes tribunals and was widely regarded as a godfather of modern international criminal justice, died on Sept. 25...

Trump Administration Adds Restrictions for Visa-Waiver Countries

WASHINGTON — Dozens of countries, mostly in Europe, must meet additional security requirements for their citizens to continue to be allowed into the United States without a visa, the...

H.I.V. Cases Surpass a Million in Russia, but Little Is Done

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Quietly, the number of Russians who have received a positive H.I.V. diagnosis passed the one million mark this year. There is, however, little indication that...

Naim Suleymanoglu, 50, Dies; Weight Lifting’s ‘Pocket Hercules’

Naim Suleymanoglu, a Turkish weight lifter whose diminutive size and stunning strength earned him the nickname Pocket Hercules on his way to winning three consecutive Olympic gold medals, died...

The Bridge Wobbles. So Do You. That’s When the Trouble Starts.

A bouncy foot bridge is charming — until it isn’t. This was the case for Brooklyn’s Squibb Park Bridge in 2014, London’s Millennium Bridge in 2000 and a long list...

Queen Elizabeth II Delegates Wreath Ceremony to Prince Charles

LONDON — In a significant step in the British monarchy’s transition, Queen Elizabeth II watched from a balcony here in London on Sunday as her eldest son, Prince Charles,...

Putin’s Bridge to Crimea May Carry More Symbolism Than Traffic

KERCH, Crimea — The looming bridge is the best show in town. Every two weeks, Nikolai Ench, a retired sailor, and his wife, Olga, scale the scrublands above Kerch in...