International

05/04/2016 - 7:00pm

    Prime Minister David Cameron should, if the pollsters and bookmakers are right, win his campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. But if things go wrong between now and the June referendum his biggest challenge will be to persuade the poor, for whom he has done little, that Brexit won't make them better off...

04/25/2016 - 4:00pm

    A college senior boarded a flight and excitedly called his family to recount a U.N. event he had attended, but, unfortunately, he was speaking Arabic. Southwest Airlines kicked him off the plane, in the sixth case reported in the United States this year in which a...

04/25/2016 - 10:00am

    It’s said that there’s nothing more vicious than a wild animal that’s cornered. I’d add that there’s nothing more devious than a top corporate or political official caught in a hypocritical scandal.

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04/24/2016 - 3:00pm

    I am visiting Ndiamaguene village in the far northwest of Senegal. If I were giving you directions I’d tell you that it’s the last stop after the last stop — it’s the village after the highway ends, after the paved road ends, after the gravel...

04/23/2016 - 7:00pm

    General Alexander Bastrykin, who runs the Russian equivalent of the FBI, has provided a rare insight into the thinking of President Vladimir Putin's select circle of siloviki, or security men. His vision, published in the weekly Kommersant Vlast, includes Chinese-...

04/23/2016 - 3:00pm

    This week, U.S. President Barack Obama will dive into a nest of vipers as venomous as anything Republicans can offer: Britain's debate over whether to leave the European Union. As far as campaigners for "Brexit" are concerned, he is a most unwelcome guest...

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