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Who Is Miguel Díaz-Canel, Cuba’s New President?

HAVANA — As soon as Cuba and the Obama administration decided to restore diplomatic relations, decades of bitter stagnation began to give way. Embassies were being reopened. Americans streamed to the island. The curtain was suddenly pulled back from Cuba, a nation frozen out by the Cold War. But one ...

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Fight Over Values Risks a ‘European Civil War,’ Macron Says

President Emmanuel Macron of France told the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday that Europeans must turn away from “selfish nationalism.” Vincent Kessler/Reuters BRUSSELS — Emmanuel Macron, who beat back the far-right National Front to win the French presidency, said on Tuesday that there was “an increasing fascination with illiberalism” ...

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A Libyan Strongman Looks to Washington, but a Health Crisis Looms

In Benghazi’s devastated downtown, ex-fighters warmed themselves over a bonfire made from broken furniture. The forces of Gen. Khalifa Hifter routed the last Islamist militias from Benghazi in December. Declan Walsh/The New York Times BENGHAZI, Libya — Pulverized buildings daubed with the names of fallen fighters line the ghostly seafront ...

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