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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

The New Zealand Shooting Victims Spanned Generations and Nationalities

Hamza MustafaHamza Mustafa, 16, called his mother when the shooting began at Al Noor mosque, she told Stuff.“He said ‘Mum, there’s someone come into the mosque and he’s...

Cyclone Idai May Be ‘One of the Worst’ Disasters in the Southern Hemisphere

Cyclone Idai, the storm that battered cities, submerged homes and potentially killed hundreds of people in southeastern Africa, may prove to be one of the worst weather-related disasters...

Follow The Times’s Coverage of India’s Sprawling National Election

India will begin voting on April 11, kicking off elections to fill parliamentary seats and choose the next prime minister in the world’s largest democracy. Around 900 million...

Pope Rejects Resignation of French Cardinal Convicted of Abuse Cover-Up

ROME — Pope Francis has rejected the resignation of a French cardinal, the Vatican announced on Tuesday, despite the cardinal’s conviction this month for covering up decades-old allegations...

Britain (Yes, Rainy Britain) Could Run Short of Water by 2050, Official Says

LONDON — To the casual observer, Britain — an island nation that’s no stranger to rain — could not get much wetter.But, as it turns out, that’s a...

Canada’s Top Public Servant Is Fourth Official to Quit in Scandal Ensnaring Trudeau

OTTAWA — Canada’s top public servant, who was accused of improperly pressing the former attorney general to settle a corruption case involving a major corporation, resigned on Monday...

He Says His Work as a Jihadist Spy Caused PTSD. Denmark Awarded Him $27,000.

Before he joined with militant Islamists, Mr. Storm, now 43, was an armed robber and, at 21, a prospective member of a criminal biker gang. In 1997, in...

U.S.-Backed Forces in Syria Arrest Suspects in Attack That Killed 4 Americans

ERBIL, Iraq — American-backed forces in northern Syria have captured a group suspected of organizing a bomb attack that killed four Americans and a number of allied Syrian...

Nursultan Nazarbayev, Longtime Leader of Kazakhstan, Says He’s Resigning

MOSCOW — The 78-year-old president of Kazakhstan, the oil-rich former Soviet republic in Central Asia, announced Tuesday that he was resigning after 30 years in power.The announcement by...

Right-Wing Israeli Minister, Seeking Attention, Spritzes ‘Fascism’ Perfume

JERUSALEM — Israeli political ads make even their cheekiest American counterparts look staid by comparison: In the three-week sprint to Election Day, voters’ social media feeds have been...

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