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Hundreds Died in Syrian Custody, Government Acknowledges

Hundreds Died in Syrian Custody, Government Acknowledges Image Syrian prisoners who were released last year. Since the conflict in Syria began seven years ago, tens of thousands of people disappeared into government jails and many died in custody.CreditSANA, via Reuters By Ben Hubbard and Karam Shoumali July 26, 2018 BEIRUT, ...

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Imran Khan, Former Cricket Star, Pulls Into Lead in Pakistan’s Vote Count

Imran Khan, Former Cricket Star, Pulls Into Lead in Pakistan’s Vote Count Image Imran Khan, chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, at a polling station in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday. Partial results showed Mr. Khan’s party leading in several districts.CreditAthit Perawongmetha/Reuters By Jeffrey Gettleman July 25, 2018 LAHORE, Pakistan — ...

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As Greek Wildfire Closed In, a Desperate Dash Ended in Death

As Greek Wildfire Closed In, a Desperate Dash Ended in Death Image Burned cars in the village of Mati, near Athens, on Tuesday.CreditAngelos Tzortzinis/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Jason Horowitz July 24, 2018 MATI, Greece — They nearly reached the water. As wind-fueled wildfires that killed at least 76 ...

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Seduced by Hate, Indian Politician Embraces a Lynch Mob

Seduced by Hate, Indian Politician Embraces a Lynch Mob Image A political poster in Hazaribagh, India, featuring an image of Jayant Sinha, a government minister who draped garlands on eight men convicted of beating a Muslim man to death.CreditSaurabh Das for The New York Times By Jeffrey Gettleman and Hari ...

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