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In Daring Underwater Cave Rescue, 4 of 13 Thai Are Freed

In Daring Underwater Cave Rescue, 4 of 13 Thai Are Freed Image Rescue workers moved air tanks near Tham Luang Cave on Sunday. The canisters are key to the rescue effort.CreditLillian Suwanrumpha/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Richard C. Paddock and Hannah Beech July 8, 2018 MAE SAI, Thailand — ...

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Thai Cave Rescue Will Be a Murky and Desperate Ordeal, Divers Say

Thai Cave Rescue Will Be a Murky and Desperate Ordeal, Divers Say Image Thai divers with sealed supplies on Thursday as rescue operations continued for 12 boys and their coach trapped in the Tham Luang Cave in northern Thailand.CreditYe Aung Thu/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Richard C. Paddock, Muktita ...

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Poland Purges Supreme Court, and Protesters Take to Streets

Poland Purges Supreme Court, and Protesters Take to Streets Image People protesting the government’s actions against the judiciary in front of the Supreme Court in Warsaw on Tuesday.CreditJakub Kaminski/EPA, via Shutterstock By Marc Santora July 3, 2018 WARSAW — Poland’s government carried out a sweeping purge of the Supreme Court ...

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Merkel, to Survive, Agrees to Border Camps for Migrants

Merkel, to Survive, Agrees to Border Camps for Migrants Image Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany leaving a meeting of the Christian Democratic Union in Berlin early Monday. “We share a common goal in migration policy,” the party said in a statement. “We want to order, control and limit migration to ...

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Leftist Wins Mexico Presidency in Landslide With Mandate to Reshape Nation

Leftist Wins Mexico Presidency in Landslide With Mandate to Reshape Nation Image Andrés Manuel López Obrador campaigned on a narrative of social change, including increased pensions for the elderly, educational grants for Mexico’s youth and additional support for farmers.CreditCarlos Jasso/Reuters By Azam Ahmed and Paulina Villegas July 1, 2018 MEXICO ...

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Bavaria: Affluent, Picturesque — and Angry

Bavaria: Affluent, Picturesque — and Angry Image A regional festival in Baierbrunn, a municipality near Munich, Germany. Traditional outfits are gaining greater popularity in Bavaria, even among young people.CreditKsenia Kuleshova for The New York Times By Katrin Bennhold June 30, 2018 MUNICH — All seems well in Bavaria. The streets ...

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Russians Offered Business Deals to Brexit’s Biggest Backer

Russians Offered Business Deals to Brexit’s Biggest Backer Image Arron Banks, center, a British financier who bankrolled the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, in London, this month.CreditDan Kitwood/Getty Images By David D. Kirkpatrick and Matthew Rosenberg June 29, 2018 LONDON — Arron Banks, a British financier who ...

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