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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.

North Korea Presses Demand for End of War Amid Talk of Pompeo Visit

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea pressed its demand on Friday that the United States agree to declare an end to the 1950-53 Korean War, as South Korea’s...

Archaeologists Find 3,200-Year-Old Cheese in an Egyptian Tomb

A few years ago, a team of archaeologists cleaning sand from an ancient Egyptian tomb discovered a group of broken jars, one of them containing a mysterious white...

In Shadow of Mt. Etna, Europe Makes a Last Stand for Solar

CATANIA, Italy — The enormous glass building on the outskirts of this Sicilian city had been intended for making silicon wafers for flash memory chips. That plan got...

Turkish Airstrike in Iraqi Territory Kills a Kurdish Militant Leader

A Turkish airstrike this week killed a senior leader of an organization banned in Turkey as his convoy was leaving a village in northern Iraq, officials said.The airstrike...

In Japan, 100 Years of Glory Days for High School Baseball

World Cup soccer banners adorned the lockers throughout the Yankees’ clubhouse for the early weeks of summer, but when Komazawa University Tomakomai High School was whipped, 15-2, in...

Cut in Two, Genoa Finds Its Political Paralysis Now Eclipsed by Shock

GENOA, Italy — When Deborah Ilardi woke up on Tuesday, her first thought was about celebrating her 29th birthday. She couldn’t have imagined that she’d end the day...

Afghan Dream of a Better Life Ends in a Hilltop Mass Grave

KABUL, Afghanistan — The teenage students were lowered into a mass grave one after another, shoulder to shoulder — just as they had sat at their lecture hall...

Brazilian Plastic Surgeon Is Charged in Patient’s Murder

RIO DE JANEIRO — A celebrity plastic surgeon has been charged in the death of a patient, in a case that has drawn attention to the dangers posed...

Aretha Franklin, Trump, N.Y.U.: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good evening. Here’s the latest.1. Tributes are pouring in for Aretha Franklin, the universally acclaimed “Queen of Soul” and...

Swamped in Inflation, Venezuela Will Cut Five Zeros From Currency

MEDELLÍN, Colombia — Faced with nearly incomprehensible inflation — 32,714 percent as of Wednesday — Venezuelan officials thought they had a solution: They changed the color of the...

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