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A snake show in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, on the eve of International Day for Biological Diversity.
Airstrikes were reported on Tuesday amid conflicting accounts about the progress of the battle for Qusayr, a town in western Syrian long held by anti-government forces.
The Cluny Museum’s tapestries of “The Lady and the Unicorn” travel to Tokyo and Osaka, and alabaster mourners from Dijon make a stopover in Paris.
Afghan investigators say the man was seen in a videotape undergoing torture at the hands of an Afghan-American translator for a United States Special Forces unit.
The involvement of women has been crucial to ensuring more reliable sources of drinking water in rural India.
A Myanmar court sentenced seven Muslims to prison Tuesday, one of them to a life term, in the killing of a Buddhist monk.
Scotland Yard is a name that evokes a fogbound Victorian era of mystery, murder and mayhem. In these tough economic times, the headquarters of London’s police force will soon be relocating as part of a money-saving strategy.
Afghan officials portrayed the fighting as a big victory against the Taliban, but the American-led coalition was circumspect about the scale of the battle.
Speaking to business leaders in the Indian capital, Prime Minister Li Keqiang said a “few clouds in the sky” couldn’t disrupt the Asian giants’ relationship.
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.
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.
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 Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt, 86.
Migrant deaths remain high even as 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.