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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.

Drug Companies Are Focusing on the Poor After Decades of Ignoring Them

Twenty years ago, thousands of Africans died of AIDS each day as pharmaceutical companies looked on, murmuring sympathy but claiming that they could not afford to...

Yewande Komolafe’s 10 Essential Nigerian Recipes

My approach in selecting these 10 recipes is to reveal two complementary qualities of Nigerian cuisine: its singularity and its accessibility. (As such, I had to leave out...

Hong Kong Police, Once Called ‘Asia’s Finest,’ Are Now a Focus of Anger

HONG KONG — The 30,000-member Hong Kong police force was long known as “Asia’s finest.” Then with the world watching, they tear-gassed and beat largely peaceful demonstrators and...

Saudi Arabia Granted Women the Right to Drive. A Year on, It’s Still Complicated.

Saudi Arabia granted women the right to drive one year ago, a historic move that cracked open a window to new freedoms for women who have long lived...

The Holocaust Survivor Who Deciphered Nazi Doublespeak

“It makes some sense that academic research started with the Nazi regime and ideology, but it went for decades not looking at the Jewish experiences, Jewish sources,” said...

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing

NENTÓN, Guatemala — The Aguilar family had been preparing since February to migrate north. They borrowed $2,600, made a down payment to a smuggler and set off from...

The Weekly | When ISIS Killed Cyclists on Their Journey Around the World

Episode 4: “Collision”Producer/Director Singeli Agnew An American couple quit their Washington office jobs to bike around the world in search of experiences they couldn’t find from behind their...

Mexico’s Crackdown at Its Southern Border, Prompted by Trump, Scares Migrants From Crossing

NENTÓN, Guatemala — The Aguilar family had been preparing since February to migrate north. They borrowed $2,600, made a down payment to a smuggler and set off from...

In Vietnam, U.S. Citizen Gets 12-Year Sentence for Trying to Overthrow State

HANOI, Vietnam — A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a United States citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of attempting to overthrow the...

General Accused in Ethiopian Coup Attempt is Reported Killed

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The general suspected of being behind a coup attempt in the Ethiopian region of Amhara has been captured and killed, state media reported on...

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