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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.

Diana Hutchins Angulo, Western Witness to Chinese History, Dies at 98

As a child, Ms. Angulo enjoyed “privileged opulence” and had a front-row seat to upheaval in China, decades before the Communist takeover. Source link

U.S.-Backed Fighters Take Largest Syrian Oil Field From ISIS

Conflicts remain in Syria — and will continue even if the Islamic State is defeated — between Mr. Assad’s government...

A Showdown Brews Between Amazon and Alibaba, Far From Home

Both are spending billions of dollars on Asia — particularly Southeast Asia and India — as they look for a...

Tillerson Warns Europe Against Iran Investments

The quiet struggle between the Trump administration and its most important European allies has been the focus of much of...

Xi Jinping Pushes China’s Global Rise Despite Friction and Fear

Yet signs of friction in different parts of the world raise questions about how long China’s winning streak can continue,...

A Newly Assertive C.I.A. Expands Its Taliban Hunt in Afghanistan

The C.I.A. declined to comment on its expanded role in Afghanistan, which will put more lower-level Taliban militants in its...

Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England

LONDON — A letter written by an American first-class passenger aboard the Titanic sold on Saturday at auction for 126,000...

Hundreds of Italy’s Churches Were Robbed of Artworks. This One Was Recovered.

The church, St. Michael the Archangel, had no surveillance cameras or alarms, and on Jan. 19, 2016, someone casually strolled...

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