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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.

Runners Extend U.N.’s Reach, One Sweaty Huff After Another

UNITED NATIONS — They meet in the predawn darkness outside Central Park, less than two miles from the United Nations, where many of them often encounter one another,...

Kim Jong-un Beauty Masks Are Pulled Off Shelves in South Korea

South Korea is known for its robust beauty industry, with the country’s focus on personal appearance so intense that it has recently drawn a backlash.But now the industry...

Police in France Hunt for Strasbourg Shooting Suspect, and a Motive

STRASBOURG, France — It remained unclear what motivated the gunman who opened fire at a crowded street market in Strasbourg, France, officials said Wednesday, as the police continued...

The Foreign Billionaires, Activists and Missionaries Detained in China

BEIJING — Missionaries. Corporate investigators. Billionaires. Legal activists.China has a long history of arresting or holding foreigners for mysterious reasons, often in a tit-for-tat play to put pressure...

Britain’s Conservatives Will Vote Today Whether to Topple Theresa May

LONDON — Britain’s beleaguered prime minister, Theresa May, faces a no-confidence vote Wednesday, after 48 lawmakers from her own Conservative Party submitted letters of protest, posing a new...

China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group That Was Not Legally Registered

BEIJING — China said Wednesday that a former Canadian diplomat who has been detained in Beijing was employed by an organization that was “not registered in China legally,”...

Dozens More Cambodian Immigrants to Be Deported from U.S., Officials Say

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The Trump administration is preparing to deport the largest group yet of legal Cambodian immigrants to the United States over the next few days,...

Strasbourg, Brexit, the Arctic: Your Wednesday Briefing

Good morning. Thank you for all the feedback on our special Brexit section of the briefing over the last week. You may have noticed some other changes —...

Argentina Convicts Ex-Ford Executives for Abuses During Dictatorship

BUENOS AIRES — A court in Argentina on Tuesday convicted two former Ford Motor executives and sentenced them to prison for helping the country’s military dictators kidnap and...

Helen Klaben Kahn, Survivor of a 49-Day Yukon Ordeal, Dies at 76

Helen Klaben, looking for adventure, left Brooklyn at age 20 in the summer of 1962 and drove to Alaska with a woman she had met through a newspaper...

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