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Protests in India Turn Violent as Angry Farmers Clash With Police

A protesting farmer threw a tear gas shell back at the police in New Delhi on Tuesday.


At the Louvre, Mona Lisa Is Alone, but Still Smiling

The Mona Lisa is alone.


Turkey Offers Uncertain Refuge for Iranians Fleeing Persecution

Fatemeh Khoshro, and her fiancé, Nicolas Aryan, in their apartment in Turkey. Ms. Khoshro fled Iran after being imprisoned and beaten for taking part in a street protest. She was photographed over an internet connection.


Telegram Messaging App Struggles Over New Fans From Far Right

Telegram has gained millions of users in recent weeks.


Italy's Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, Resigns After Weeks of Infighting

Mr. Conte attending a confidence vote in the Senate earlier this month. On that occasion, his majority survived by a slim margin.


Hong Kong’s First Covid-19 Lockdown Exposes Deep-Rooted Inequality

The authorities fanned out in Jordan, a Hong Kong neighborhood, on Saturday. More than 160 confirmed cases were found in the neighborhood from Jan. 1 to the end of last week, out of about 1,100 citywide.


Mexico's President Has Covid. Will It Make Him Take the Disease More Seriously?

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador earlier this month. He disclosed on Sunday that he had contracted Covid-19.


Australia Day: A Day of Celebration or Mourning?

An Invasion Day protest in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday.


South Korean Mayor Sexually Harassed Secretary, Report Finds

A memorial for Park Won-soon, the former mayor of Seoul, who died last year and was accused by a secretary of being a sexual predator. An independent investigation found that the victim’s allegations were credible.


In U.K., Concern Grows Over Vaccine Hesitancy Among Minority Groups

Brixton, London, in May. Health experts and lawmakers have called for collecting more data on the vaccine rollout across different ethnic backgrounds and to improve messaging on vaccine safety.


Israel Extradites Teacher Accused of Abuse in Australia, Reports Say

Malka Leifer, right, a former teacher accused of dozens of counts of sexual abuse and rape in Australia, at the District Court in Jerusalem in 2018.


Chinese and Indian Troops Clash at Their Disputed Border

Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, during his visit in July with soldiers in Ladakh, the region where Chinese and Indian troops had clashed just two weeks before.


In Poor Madrid Neighborhood, Biggest Snowfall in Half Century Deepens Misery

Cañada Real in Madrid, home to about 8,000 people, is one of Europe’s largest shantytowns.


E.U. Condemns Arrest of Navalny and Supporters

Aleksei A. Navalny, second from right, is escorted handcuffed after a court hearing in Moscow on Jan. 18.


Diary Sow, Senegalese Student Missing in Paris, Is Said to Be Found


How Travel Restrictions Work

John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.


British Auto Industry Risks Slow Decline After Brexit

The Mini electric car, unveiled in 2019 at the BMW plant near Oxford. Almost all British car factories are owned by foreign companies.


Your Tuesday Briefing

Travellers, wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, walk along the departure hall of the Zaventem international airport in Brussels, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. European Union nations are searching ways to contain the pandemic and several are looking to limit non essential travels for the next weeks. Belgium has been at the forefront of that fight and authorities will decide late Friday whether to ban all leisure travel for a month.


James R. Flynn, Who Found We Are Getting Smarter, Dies at 86

James R. Flynn in 2016. His research helped discredit the theory that differences in performance on I.Q. tests between Black and white people were a result of genetic differences.


In Israel, Infections Drop Sharply After One Shot of Vaccine

A man receiving the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Tel Aviv. Israel has outstripped the rest of the world in vaccinating its population, making it an international test case.


First U.S. Case of Brazil-based Variant Found

The Brazil P.1 variant is thought to be more contagious but it is unclear if it causes more severe illness.


Pompidou Center, Aging Symbol of the Future, to Close for Renovations

The Pompidou Center was once seen as a jolt of shocking modernity in the stately heart of Paris.


White House to Extend Travel Bans on Europe, Brazil and adding South Africa

A health care worker tending to a patient at a temporary ward set up during the coronavirus outbreak at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria, South Africa, last week.


Your Tuesday Briefing

A health worker in Indonesia delivers containers of the Sinovac vaccines. Officials there initially said the Sinovac vaccines had a 68 percent efficacy rate.


Giuseppe Conte to Resign as Italian Prime Minister

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte arrives at the Senate in Rome last week.


A Look at Past Vaccine Drives: Smallpox, Polio and the Swine Flu

Swine flu vaccinations in Greenwich, Conn., in 1976.


Song Yoo-jung, a South Korean Actress, Has Died at 26

Song Yoo-jung in 2014. She appeared in several Korean television dramas and also acted in music videos.


Rare Violin Tests Germany’s Commitment to Atone for Its Nazi Past


Is the Covid-19 Vaccine Effective Against New South African Variant?

A vial of the Moderna vaccine in Santa Rosa, Calif., earlier this month.


A vaccine ad invokes the culture of Mardi Gras to reduce hesitancy.


Debating Stimulus Checks

A store in Brooklyn advertised to cash stimulus checks in April.


Some homeless shelter operators in N.Y.C. bypass the city to speed up Wi-Fi access.

Aaron Morris, 15, who lives in a family shelter in Brooklyn and attends school online, said the unreliable internet in his apartment is hurting his grades.


What if you never get better from Covid-19?

A coronavirus testing site in Somerton, Ariz., this month. Doctors are trying to understand why some people who contracted the virus continue to experience symptoms long after they have gotten better.


China wanted to show off its vaccines. It’s backfiring.

Francisca Alves Xavier, 102, received the Sinovac vaccine as part of a priority program for the elderly last week in Brasília.


Here's why West Virginia is a leader in the U.S. vaccine rollout.

Members of a vaccine task force met this month in West Virginia’s command center in Charleston.


Your Monday Briefing

People sit after receiving their Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination at Salisbury Cathedral in Salisbury, England.


Portugal’s President Wins Re-election, but Far Right Gains

President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, right, after casting his ballot on Sunday.


AMLO, Mexican President, Has Coronavirus

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico said he would continue to carry out his official duties.


Five Takeaways From the Developing Space War Between China and the U.S.

The Trump administration’s Space Force sought to acquire not only popular approval but an arsenal of weapons for fighting in outer space.


How Space Became the Next ‘Great Power’ Contest Between the U.S. and China

The Space Force created during the Trump administration seeks new weapons to ensure its superiority in “a war-fighting domain.”


Navalny Attacked by Putin Allies After Russia Protests

Tens of thousands of protesters across Russia demonstrated on Saturday in response to the jailing of the opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny.


Your Monday Briefing

The restricted area in the Jordan district of Hong Kong on Saturday.


Alarm in U.K. Over Virus Variant Bolsters Case for Lockdown

Oxford Circus in London on Sunday. London remains under lockdown as it confronts a new variant of the coronavirus.


French Roosters Now Crow With the Law Behind Them

Corinne Fesseau feeding her rooster Maurice in Saint-Pierre-d’Oléron in 2019. His crowing prompted a court case.


China Sends Warplanes to Taiwan Strait in a Show of Force to Biden


For Nicaragua’s Lobstermen, Deadly Dives Are All Too Common

Ramiro, a 38-year-old diver. returning to the surface with his catch: sea cucumbers, star fish and lobsters. “There are no other income opportunities here at the coast,” he said.


Capitol Riot Puts Spotlight on ‘Apocalyptically Minded’ Global Far Right

Supporters of President Donald J. Trump standing off with the police outside the U.S. Capitol grounds on Jan. 6.


Pro-Navalny Protest Photos: Wave of Anger Rolls Across Russia


Asia’s ‘El Chapo’ Is Arrested in Amsterdam

A meth lab inside a compound in Thailand linked to The Company, a sprawling drug syndicate that has flooded countries in Asia with methamphetamine, in 2019. The syndicate’s alleged leader, Tse Chi Lop, was arrested Friday.


Chinese Miners Pulled to Surface 2 Weeks After Underground Explosion

One of the rescued miners on Sunday in Qixia, a city in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong.


U.S. Virus Cases Top 25 Million

The official U.S. coronavirus case tally works out to about one in every 13 people in the country.


‘America’s salad bowl’ is fertile ground for Covid-19.

A migrant worker on a break from harvesting lettuce in Somerton, Ariz.


Olympic Athlete Speaks of Assault and Breaks a Bigger Silence in Greece

Sofia Bekatorou in Athens on Wednesday. She won a gold medal in her discipline at the 2004 Athens Olympics and bronze four years later in Beijing.


Barred From U.S. Under Trump, Muslims Exult in Biden’s Open Door

A protest in New York in 2017 in opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s executive order preventing people from several majority Muslim countries from entering the country.


A Decade On, Silence Fills Egypt’s Field of Broken Dreams

Hundreds of Thousands protested in Tahrir Square in 2011. Buildings visible in the background include the Arab League headquarters, top left, and the Egyptian Museum, right center.


If Poor Countries Go Unvaccinated, a Study Says, Rich Ones Will Pay

Getting a coronavirus test in Ahmedabad, India. A new study calls attention to the pandemic’s damage to supply chains that even wealthy nations depend on.


Two Years After Legalizing Cannabis, Has Canada Kept Its Promises?

Buds of dried cannabis flowers at a growing facility in Smiths Falls, Ontario.