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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.

Kim Jong-un Returns to China for Another Meeting With Xi Jinping

By meeting Mr. Xi again, Mr. Kim would also most likely be trying to get China’s backing for his diplomatic overtures to President Trump, while assuring China, North...

Former Top Chinese Official Gets Life Sentence for Graft

A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced former political high-flyer Sun Zhengcai to life in prison for taking more than $26 million in bribes, making him one of the...

Gassy Earthquakes Near Istanbul May Pose New Risks to Region

Carved within the faded wall of Istanbul’s Little Hagia Sophia is a giant crack that runs from the base of the dome toward the peak. It’s one of...

John Bolton Wants Regime Change in Iran. What’s His Alternative?

As talks with North Korea approach, the new national security adviser, John Bolton, has long pushed for regime change in another country with nuclear ambitions: Iran. One of...

M.E.K.: The Group John Bolton Wants to Rule Iran

President Trump has never been a fan of the Iran nuclear deal. Now, he’s told Britain, France and Germany to...

North Korea, Taliban, Cambodia: Your Tuesday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good morning.Nuclear challenges in North Korea, a city on the brink in Afghanistan and devastation in the Philippines. Here’s...

Air France Dispute Threatens to Escalate Macron’s Battle With Labor

“I am not taking the money of the French and putting it in a company that isn’t at the required...

Meet the 4 Superfans Who Go Crazy for Eurovision

Since her parents died, it has been harder to find “the old-timers who do that stuff,” Ms. Bresic said, referring to Eurovision parties. But watching the contest reminds...

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U.S. Rebuffed at U.N. on North Korea Sanctions Enforcement

Signaling new tensions over North Korea at the United Nations, Russia and China on Thursday blocked disciplinary steps sought by the United States...

Report Finds Surprisingly High Rate of Slavery in Developed Countries

UNITED NATIONS — Yeonmi Park calls herself a former slave from North Korea. She had never seen a world map. She nearly starved....

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When a black granite sarcophagus was found at the bottom of a pit in Alexandria, Egypt, last week, the discovery immediately prompted questions...