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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.

Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.

“Erdogan is playing to an anti-American domestic audience with his nuclear rhetoric, but is highly unlikely to pursue nuclear weapons,” said Jessica C. Varnum, an expert on Turkey...

‘There Is No Hope’: Crisis Pushes Haiti to Brink of Collapse

Haitians say the violence and economic stagnation stemming from a clash between the president and the opposition are worse than anything they have ever experienced.LÉOGÂNE, Haiti — The...

Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

A Brexit vote in Parliament? Here we go againPrime Minister Boris Johnson, after suffering a stinging setback in Parliament on Saturday that forced him to delay the country’s...

Despite Litany of Failures, Boris Johnson Is in Striking Distance of Brexit Success

LONDON — He suspended Parliament and was rebuked by Britain’s top court. He purged his party and lost a string of votes. After trying to strong-arm lawmakers into...

Vacant: 600-Year-Old Job With Top Pay. Perks Include Monarch’s Bed.

LONDON — For more than 600 years, it has been one of the top jobs in Britain. Perks include an apartment next to Big Ben and better pay...

Bolivia’s Evo Morales Faces Tightest Race of His Life

LA PAZ, Bolivia — The choice before voters in Bolivia on Sunday is starkly laid out in graffiti scrawled all over the capital.The incumbent, Evo Morales, whose 15...

On ‘Island’ in Russian Arctic, Arrival of Fast Internet Shakes Political Calm

From inside Norilsk, the city’s few activists are using the web to gain nationwide attention, creating a way to pressure the mayor’s office and the city’s main employer...

Pentagon Chief Makes Unannounced Visit to Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper traveled to Afghanistan on Sunday, in his first visit to the country since being confirmed as Pentagon chief amid uncertainty...

Indonesian President Is Sworn In Amid High Security and Protest Ban

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, was sworn in for a second term on Sunday with little public fanfare as security forces were on high...

In Hong Kong, Petrol Bombs, Masks and … Goodbye Letters.

“When you find this letter, I might have already been arrested or killed.”This is how a 22-year-old protester in Hong Kong began what he worries could be the...

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Trump Said to Favor Leaving a Few Hundred Troops in Eastern Syria

One of those options, which is said to be Mr. Trump’s choice, would keep a contingent of about 200 Special Operations forces at...

After Soldiers Surrender El Chapo’s Son, a Shocked Mexican City Sighs With Relief

CULIACÁN, Mexico — In the days following the siege of the city of Culiacán by the Sinaloa cartel, residents were overcome with relief:...

Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.

“Erdogan is playing to an anti-American domestic audience with his nuclear rhetoric, but is highly unlikely to pursue nuclear weapons,” said Jessica C....