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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.

Italian Minister Moves to Count and Expel Roma, Drawing Outrage

Italian news organizations noted on Tuesday that whenever Mr. Conte was about to step out on the international stage, as he did in Berlin on Monday, Mr. Salvini...

Read These 3 Books on the Toll of Migration on Children

Over the last couple of weeks, public outcry over the separation of children from their parents at the United States-Mexico border has intensified, sparking conversations about the toll...

Governors Refuse to Send National Guard to Border, Citing Trump’s Child Separation Policy

National Guard troops in four states will not deploy to the southern border, the states’ governors announced this week, over mounting objections to the Trump administration’s policy of...

Stung by a Boy’s Suffering, U.K. Reviews Medical Marijuana Rules

LONDON — Britain’s home secretary, Sajid Javid, ordered a review on Tuesday of the nation’s policy on the medical use of marijuana, days after a 12-year-old’s cannabis-based epilepsy...

Napoleon’s Hat, Dropped at Waterloo, Is Picked Up at Auction for $400,000

PARIS — A hat attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte and said to have been dropped on the battlefield at Waterloo 203 years ago was bought on Monday for over...

Kashmir Government in Turmoil as Coalition Breaks Down

SRINAGAR, Kashmir — India’s governing party ended an alliance with a powerful regional party in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, leading to the resignation...

Huawei’s New Front in the Global Technology Cold War: Australia

SYDNEY, Australia — Already essentially shut out of the United States, the Chinese technology giant Huawei is scrambling to salvage its reputation in another country where growing worries...

U.S. Protester Held in Vietnam Confesses on State Television

BANGKOK — An American citizen who was arrested at a peaceful demonstration in Vietnam this month said on state television that he regretted breaking the law and that...

Cyberwarfare — the Latest Technology of Destruction

THE PERFECT WEAPON War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber AgeBy David E. Sanger357 pp. Crown. $28.New technologies of destruction have appeared throughout history, from the trireme and...

Rescuers Search for Dozens Missing After Indonesian Ferry Sinks

HONG KONG — Rescuers in Indonesia were searching on Tuesday for dozens of people who were reported missing after a ferry sank in a lake during a major...

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