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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.

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...

In Switzerland, Hints That the Far Right Has Run Out of Steam

SEELISBERG, Switzerland — Far-right and populist parties have seized influence and power across Europe in recent years, but Swiss voters appear poised to deliver a rebuke...

Pelosi Visits Jordan to Discuss Syria Crisis Amid Shaky Cease-Fire

ISTANBUL — Speaker Nancy Pelosi has traveled to Jordan to met with the Jordanian king for “vital” discussions about the Turkish incursion into Syria and other regional challenges,...

In a Deeply Split Israel City, Both Sides Urge Unity

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel — On one side of town, it’s falafel and observing Shabbat. On the other, it’s sushi and the yearning for a Saturday morning coffee at...

Hong Kong Protesters Plan to March Despite Attacks and Police Ban

HONG KONG — Protesters planned to rally in Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon, a test of the movement’s strength after a police ban on the march and attacks...

Cruise Line Bans Woman Who Climbed on Balcony Railing for Selfie

A photograph taken this week on a Caribbean cruise ship quickly gained widespread attention but it wasn’t of a pink-sand beach, a zip-lining adventure or an onboard skydiving...

Dam at Russian Gold Mine Collapses, Killing 15

MOSCOW — At least 15 people are dead after a dam at a small Siberian gold mine collapsed and water flooded two workers’ dormitories on Saturday.The Emergencies Ministry...

Boris Johnson Has a Trust Problem in Parliament

LONDON — For the ever-wary lawmakers who sit behind Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Britain’s House of Commons, one insurance policy on his rollicking leadership was not enough....

First Chick-fil-A in U.K. to Close in 6 Months Amid Protests

Just days after Chick-fil-A’s first restaurant in the United Kingdom opened and amid protests by activists about the company’s opposition to same-sex marriage, the chain said on Saturday...

Afghan Village of 70 Families Faces Ruin With Mosque Massacre

JAWDARA, Afghanistan — Just a few hundred residents remain in Jawdara, a small village in eastern Afghanistan struggling to survive after Islamic State militants cut off their water...

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