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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.

Kenya’s President Just Officially Won Reelection

Simon Maina / AFP / Getty Images NAIROBI — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election was made official on Friday after a contested, high-stakes race, giving him a final five-year term in office.. The incumbent leader earned 8,203,290 million votes compared to 6,762,224 million for opposition candidate Raila Odinga, according to the country’s election commission. Kenyatta, who belongs to the Jubilee Party, is the son of Jomo Kenyatta, who served as the first president of Kenya after the country gained independence from Great Britain in 1963. The 55-year-old campaigned for his second term on promises to create jobs, improve the health care system, and make secondary school free for Kenyans. In his victory speech, the president-elect thanked his supporters and congratulated his competition. "To our brothers who were worthy competitors, we are not enemies. We are citizens of one republic. As with any competition, there shall always be winners, and there shall always be losers," he s..

Theresa May Takes Her Case for Brexit to the People

LONDON — With British lawmakers having given her Brexit plan a scathing review, Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday began a last-ditch appeal to a constituency she hoped...

Con Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud in Grenfell Tower Fire

LONDON — A 52-year-old con man with 28 convictions pleaded guilty to fraud on Thursday for having tried to collect...

Divers Zero In on Black Boxes From Indonesia Plane Crash

BANGKOK — Enticed by faint pings from the seafloor, Indonesian investigators have determined the general location of the data recorders that will be crucial in discovering what caused...

A New Street Was Meant to Bridge Belfast’s Sectarian Divide. Then the Doorbell Rang.

For several days afterward, those who fled were forced to stay in a different friend’s house each night, said the...

An International Final Four: Which Country Handles Student Debt Best?

Our panelists agreed that the best student loan repayment system is one that is simple, that is based on students’ incomes, that spreads loan payments over longer periods...

Twist in Green Beret’s Extraordinary Story: Trump’s Intervention After Murder Charges

Now that Mr. Trump has weighed in, it is unclear how the Army will proceed, Defense Department officials said on Sunday. One official said the expectation was that...

Mauritius President to Step Down Amid Row Over Credit Card Spending

Ms. Gurib-Fakim, a chemistry professor who was appointed to the largely ceremonial post in 2015, has denied any wrongdoing and...

U.K. Unlikely to Block Comcast’s Proposed Sky Takeover, Top Official Says

LONDON — Britain’s culture secretary said on Monday that he was unlikely to block the American cable giant Comcast’s proposed takeover of the British satellite broadcaster Sky, the...

Chinese Authorities Identify Third Canadian Detained in Diplomatic Spat

BEIJING — China acknowledged on Thursday that the authorities there had detained a third Canadian citizen, a teacher from Alberta, making her the most recent casualty in a...

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