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Renewed Fire Between Israel and Gaza Interrupts Talk of Cease-Fire

Renewed Fire Between Israel and Gaza Interrupts Talk of Cease-Fire Image An Israeli airstrike in Gaza late Wednesday.CreditMahmud Hams/Agence France-Presse By Isabel Kershner Aug. 8, 2018 JERUSALEM — Talk of a long-term cease-fire between Israel and the Hamas rulers of Gaza was abruptly interrupted by cross-border fire late Wednesday and ...

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‘There’s No Law’: Political Crisis Sends Nicaraguans Fleeing

‘There’s No Law’: Political Crisis Sends Nicaraguans Fleeing Image Part of the line outside the passport office in Managua, the Nicaraguan capital, on a recent Saturday.CreditDaniele Volpe for The New York Times By Kirk Semple Aug. 6, 2018 Leer en español MANAGUA, Nicaragua — There is always a line outside ...

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Scorching Summer in Europe Signals Long-Term Climate Changes

Scorching Summer in Europe Signals Long-Term Climate Changes Image People trying to cool down in the Trocadero Fountain in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.CreditLudovic Marin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Alissa J. Rubin Aug. 4, 2018 PARIS — In Northern Europe, this summer feels like a modern-day version ...

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An Ancient River in Syria Sections Off a Modern War

An Ancient River in Syria Sections Off a Modern War Image The near side of the Euphrates River near Manbij, Syria, is controlled by American-backed Kurdish-led forces. On the other side are Turkish-backed Arab rebels.CreditIvor Prickett for The New York Times By Ben Hubbard Aug. 3, 2018 ZOUR MAGHAR, Syria ...

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Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty Unacceptable in All Cases

Pope Francis Declares Death Penalty Unacceptable in All Cases Image Pope Francis said that the Roman Catholic Church would work “with determination” for the abolition of capital punishment worldwide.CreditAlessandra Tarantino/Associated Press By Elisabetta Povoledo and Laurie Goodstein Aug. 2, 2018 Leer en español ROME — Pope Francis has declared the ...

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‘God, Come to Our Aid’: Survivors Describe Mexico Plane Crash

‘God, Come to Our Aid’: Survivors Describe Mexico Plane Crash Image Red Cross workers and rescue workers carried an injured person on a stretcher, right, after an Aeromexico airliner crashed in a field near the airport in Durango, Mexico, on Tuesday.CreditRed Cross Durango By Paulina Villegas and Sewell Chan Aug. ...

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