Exploring Rodin’s Place in Literary History

BERLIN — If “The Hero (Man and His Genius)” ranks among Rodin’s lesser-known works, it owns a place in 20th-century literary history. The bronze figure sat on the desk...

Jim Mattis Links U.S. Commitment to NATO With Allies’ Spending

BRUSSELS — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, echoing his boss in Washington, warned on Wednesday that the amount of American support for NATO could depend on whether other countries meet...

Deutsche Bank Abandons Wall Street Ambitions, and Focuses on Europe

Deutsche Bank said on Thursday that it would shrink its operations in the United States and Asia and focus on Europe, effectively abandoning its ambition to be a member...

Putin Derides Sanctions and Trump Investigations as ‘Boorishness’

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russian on Thursday denounced as “illegal” American plans for new sanctions against his country and scorned investigations into the Trump campaign’s relations...

German Idea to Fight Anti-Semitism: Make Immigrants Tour Concentration Camps

Alarmed by displays of anti-Semitism among new immigrants to Germany, a German politician has offered a novel idea that appears to be gaining traction: required visits to Nazi concentration...

Before Elections, Dutch Fear Russian Meddling, but Also U.S. Cash

AMSTERDAM — The parochial world of Dutch elections is not often seen as a hotbed of foreign intrigue. But in recent months, an unexpected worry has emerged: the influence...

Qualcomm Is Fined $1.2 Billion by E.U. Antitrust Officials

European antitrust officials issued a $1.2 billion fine on Wednesday against Qualcomm, the American giant whose technology underpins much of the world’s mobile phone industry, in the latest move...

Pastas With a New Selling Point: They’re All Italian

PREDAZZO, Italy — A half-mile above sea level in the Dolomites, the fourth-generation pasta maker Riccardo Felicetti is leading a quiet revolution in the Italian pasta industry. Thanks to innovations...

London Attacks: ‘It Was Utter Horror’

LONDON — The bars near the Thames River were packed with “innocent Londoners and visitors to our city enjoying their Saturday night,” as Mayor Sadiq Khan would soon put...

Trump and Macron Cement Unlikely Friendship in Bastille Day Visit

PARIS — With a warm clasping of hands, President Trump and President Emmanuel Macron of France cemented an unlikely but budding relationship on Friday, capped by a Bastille Day...