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Concern among international students and their parents about safety on American campuses long predates the Boston Marathon bombings.
Even the European Union’s supporters are suggesting that the alliance’s bureaucrats might have better things to do than tampering with the way olive oil is served in the Continent’s restaurants.
Deadly tornado in Oklahoma; Hezbollah in Lebanon; politics in Germany and Italy; garden gnomes in Chelsea; Yahoo’s rush into social media; a Franco-American movie in Cannes.
President Obama encouraged the political and economic reforms in Myanmar, but warned the country’s visiting leader, President Thein Sein, that violence against minority Muslims had to stop.
Mr. Ahmad on his upcoming mystery novel “The Caretaker,” and HarperCollins’s India initiative to publish a series of mysteries from Indian authors.
The decision, which reset the proceedings to April 19, when a judge’s ruling sent the trial into disarray, is a dramatic legal victory for General Ríos Montt, 86, and a blow to human rights advocates.
Migrant deaths remain high even as migrant apprehensions have fallen, with tighter borders pushing people to take riskier routes from Mexico to the United States.
The N.Y.U. researchers, who specialized in magnetic resonance imaging, colluded with Chinese institutions to reveal confidential information, prosecutors said.
The boat and crew, seized May 5, were heading home, Chinese news reports said Tuesday, but they did not say if the North had received a payment, as it had demanded.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, facing terrorism charges in Manhattan, wants to be represented by Stanley L. Cohen, who himself is under federal indictment in a tax case.
In an annual report, the State Department singled out nations that abused laws on blasphemy and apostasy to harass political opponents.
Fighting in the strategic city of Qusayr brought rising casualties for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah as it joined its biggest battle yet in support of Syria’s president.
As Brig. Gen. Don Bolduc, deputy commander of the Special Operations forces in Afghanistan, prepares to leave the country, a program created to train villagers to protect their homes from insurgents will be his legacy there.
An Israeli government review panel asserted that a French television report broadcast that appeared to show the death of a 12-year-old Palestinian boy named Muhammad al-Dura during clashes in Gaza was deeply flawed.
After the Levada Center, the country’s only independent polling agency, was told it must register as a “foreign agent,” its director said fighting the requirement would effectively shut the center.
Dozens of tanks and hundreds of soldiers entered the largely lawless area that borders Israel and the Gaza Strip after gunmen kidnapped seven security officers.
The Chelsea Flower Show is permitting the use of previously banned gnomes in exhibits this year, its 100th anniversary, but many find them creepy.
Hamzi Ahmad Barakat, a Lebanese citizen, was accused in a plot to defraud Lebanese immigrants in Brazil, though American officials have suspected him of trafficking in arms, drugs and counterfeit bills.
Mr. Schmid was a German grandmaster who negotiated a truce between Bobby Fischer and Boris Spassky that saved their 1972 world-championship match.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is expected to attend a ceremony welcoming the Reserve Officer Training Corps back to the City University of New York.