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Putin Intervenes to Halt Cathedral Project After Popular Protests

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia intervened this week in a bitter dispute in…

Taiwan Legislature Considers Asia’s First Same-Sex Marriage Law

HONG KONG — Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Taipei on Friday as…

Guaidó Officials Rally at Venezuelan Embassy in Washington as a Stalemate Ends

WASHINGTON — Two Venezuelan diplomats on Thursday effectively ended a singular standoff that has been simmering…

The Queer Coffee Table: 10 L.G.B.T.Q. Books to Usher In World Pride

It’s a rare and refreshing moment for the queer coffee table book collector (your reporter included):…

Joshua Wong, Hong Kong Protest Leader, to Return to Prison After Appeal

Mr. Wong was previously sentenced to six months in prison on a separate conviction on unlawful…

Sudan Talks Collapse Amid Clashes in Khartoum

CAIRO — Sudan’s military and civilian protest leaders said on Wednesday that they had agreed on…

Sudan’s Military and Protesters Agree to 3-Year Transition

CAIRO — Sudan’s military and civilian protest leaders said on Wednesday that they had agreed on…

Eurovision Arrives in Tel Aviv, in Range of Rockets and the Focus of Protests

TEL AVIV — The regulars at Tel Aviv’s Banana Beach had a clear view of the…

Sri Lanka Declares Curfew After Mobs Target Muslims

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka on Monday declared a countrywide curfew to control the spread…

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir Charged in Connection With Protester Deaths

CAIRO — Sudan’s former president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, has been charged in connection with the deaths…

Defiance and Arrests at Cuba’s Gay Pride Parade

HAVANA — Chanting “Long live a diverse Cuba” and carrying rainbow flags, Cuban gay rights activists…

With Sudan’s Revolution in the Balance, Darfur Moves Center Stage

KHARTOUM, Sudan — When the first winds of a revolution blew across Sudan last winter, threatening…

Asia Bibi, Christian Cleared of Blasphemy Charges, Leaves Pakistan for Canada

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row after being…

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration would consider lifting sanctions on Venezuelan officials who abandoned the government…

‘Black Leadership Matters’: Why a Racial Rift Is Growing Among N.Y. Democrats

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