New York Times : International (101)

News Analysis: With Loss of Its Caliphate, ISIS May Return to Guerrilla Roots

With the fall of its capital and loss of territory, the Islamic State may be reeling but not vanquished.

‘Come Out and Surrender’: Inside Raqqa, With the Fighters Who Drove Off ISIS

A New York Times photographer accompanied Kurdish fighters as they entered Raqqa, the Syrian city that had been a stronghold of the Islamic State.

Xi Jinping Opens China’s Party Congress, His Hold Tighter Than Ever

Warning of deep and complicated changes but describing the outlook as 'extremely bright,' the president is set to make himself the indispensable man.

Rohingya Refugees Fleeing Myanmar Await Entrance to Squalid Camps

Thousands of Rohingya fleeing violence have crossed the border to Bangladesh, but their journey is far from over.

News Analysis: After the Caliphate, What’s Next for ISIS? ISIS 2.0, Experts Say

With the fall of its capital and loss of territory, the Islamic State may be reeling but not vanquished.

U.S. Stood by as Indonesia Killed a Half-Million People, Papers Show

The killings in 1965-66 played to anti-Communist attitudes, and U.S. diplomats mostly stayed silent while tallying the deaths, documents show.

As China’s Party Leaders Gather, Xi Jinping Displays a Firm Grip

The Chinese Communists are about to overtake their Soviet forerunners as the longest-ruling Communist party. President Xi wants to extend that run.

France Considers Fines for Catcalls as Women Speak Out on Harassment

A French social media campaign inspired by the scandal around the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has put the spotlight on proposed new laws.

Memo from Lombardy: First Scotland, Then Catalonia. And Now? Milan and Venice

Two regions of northern Italy will vote on whether to request greater autonomy. They’re not demanding secession, but the referendums are being closely watched.

Iraqi Forces Retake All Oil Fields in Disputed Areas as Kurds Retreat

Kurdish independence aspirations appeared to stall — at least for now — as Iraqi forces seized oil facilities that supply most of the region’s revenue.

U.K. Reports Big Rise in Hate Crime, Citing Brexit and Terrorist Attacks

The number of such violations climbed by about 30 percent, although part of the rise was attributed to increased awareness and changes in the law.

Catalan Leaders Accuse Madrid of Killing Chance of Talks

The regional government said hopes of dialogue had been 'dynamited' after a judge ordered the arrest of two leaders of the independence movement.

Navy SEALs Were Ready if Pakistan Failed to Free Family Held as Hostages

American officials asked Pakistan to rescue an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children. With new intelligence on their whereabouts, officials had limited time to act.

Asia and Australia Edition: Raqqa, Kirkuk, Marawi: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

For Theresa May, the Brexit News Only Gets Worse

Things have gotten so bad that European Union officials are considering offering positive tidbits, if only to help her fend off cabinet hard-liners.

As Party Gathers, Xi Jinping Displays a Firm Grip on Power

The Chinese Communist Party, which took power in 1949, is about to overtake the Soviet Union’s as the longest-ruling Communist party in history. Xi Jinping wants to extend that run.

Raqqa, ISIS ‘Capital,’ Is Captured, U.S.-Backed Forces Say

Loss of the Syrian city is a heavy blow to the militants, but the destruction there is immense, and questions linger about who will govern and rebuild.

Raqqa Is Captured From ISIS, U.S.-Backed Forces Say

Losing the Syrian city is a heavy blow to the Islamic State, but it could also inflame tensions between Kurds and Arabs in the U.S.-led coalition.

U.S.-Backed Forces Capture Raqqa From ISIS

Losing the Syrian city is a heavy blow to the Islamic State, but it could also inflame tensions between Kurds and Arabs in the U.S.-led coalition.

In Czech Election, a New Threat to European Unity

With a populist media tycoon likely to become prime minister, the results may determine if an East-West fissure in the European Union becomes a chasm.

U.S.-Backed Forces Capture Raqqa From ISIS

Losing the Syrian city is a blow to the Islamic State, which had long used it as the de facto capital of a self-declared caliphate.

Australian TV Host’s Departure Raises Questions on Gender Pay Gap

The abrupt defection of Lisa Wilkinson, a co-host of the popular 'Today Show,' to a rival network is reigniting a debate about a gender pay gap in media.

Ireland Reckons With Damage From Its Deadliest Storm for Decades

The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia left three people dead and a trail of destruction, with electricity and water compromised for thousands.

Mexico’s Attorney General Resigns Under Pressure

Anti-corruption activists charge that Raúl Cervantes, an ally of President Enrique Peña Nieto, was appointed to protect the political establishment.

Iraqi Forces Sweep Into Kirkuk, Checking Kurdish Independence Drive

Government troops seize a crucial city and oil fields from separatists who have been pressing for an independent state in northern Iraq.

U.S. Evacuation Drills in South Korea Heighten Fears of Military Action

The military’s plan to practice evacuating noncombatants, despite being a routine exercise, raises concerns because of heightened tensions with North Korea.

Powerful Storm Lashes Ireland, Killing at Least 3 People

The national weather service described the storm, Ophelia, as the most powerful ever recorded in the northeastern Atlantic.

As U.S. Confronts Internet’s Disruptions, China Feels Vindicated

It censors online expression, but it has also taken a hard line against fake news, hacking and deception.

As U.S. Confronts Internet’s Disruptions, China Feels Vindicated

It censors online expression, but it has also taken a hard line against fake news, violence and pornography.

Iraqi Forces Sweep Into Kirkuk, Checking Kurdish Independence Drive

Government troops seize a crucial city and oil fields from Kurdish separatists who have been pressing for an independent state in northern Iraq.

Melbourne Journal: For Older Gays Who Might Re-Enter the Closet, a Ball Invites Them Out

As Australia votes on same-sex marriage, a party honors gay, transgender and intersex people who helped pave the way for rights and recognition.

U.S. Military to Begin Drills to Evacuate Americans From South Korea

The military’s plan to practice evacuating noncombatants, despite being a routine exercise, raises concerns because of heightened tensions with North Korea.

Deadly Fires Sweep Portugal and Northern Spain

Forest fires burned across Portugal and northern Spain, fanned by strong winds caused by the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia.

Israel Carries Out Air Strike on Syrian Anti-Aircraft Battery

Israel said it was the first time since Syria’s civil war began that its planes were fired toward while in Lebanese airspace.

Iraqi Forces, in Kirkuk, Say They’ve Taken Key Sites

Kurds loyal to an opposition party said they had intentionally made way for advancing government troops.

Iraqi Forces, Near Kirkuk, Say They’ve Seized Key Sites

Iraq said it was at the gates of the Kurdish-held city, and Kurds loyal to an opposition party said they had intentionally made way for advancing government forces.

Austria’s Rightward Lurch Is Europe’s New Normal

In a challenge to the European Union, hard-right parties are surging by confronting the neoliberal consensus on opening borders to trade and immigration.

Ophelia Makes Landfall in Ireland; One Motorist Killed

The national weather service described the post-tropical storm as the most powerful ever recorded in the northeastern Atlantic.

Austria Shifts Right as Refashioned Conservatives Win

Austria’s People’s Party claimed victory after a campaign focused on limiting immigration. To form a government, it may turn to the far-right Freedom Party as a coalition partner.

Iraqi Forces Begin Assault Near Kurdish-Held City of Kirkuk

American officials call for calm as Iraqis move in and Kurds vow to defend the city and oil fields at the center of their bid for independence.

Mogadishu Truck Bombings Are Deadliest Attack in Decades

With at least 270 people dead, suspicion fell on the Shabab, a militant group that has been losing ground but, it now appears, perhaps not strength.

Somalia Truck Bombings Kill Nearly 300, Officials Say

At least 300 others were wounded, officials said, and the president declared three days of national mourning after one of the deadliest attacks to hit Mogadishu.

Venezuelans Vote Peacefully, if Not Hopefully

Some thought their votes might not matter, or even be counted. But opponents of President Nicolás Maduro turned out for regional elections anyway.

Austria Shifts Right as Refashioned Conservatives Win in an Upset

Austria’s People’s Party claimed a surprise victory after a campaign focused on limiting immigration. To form a government, it may turn to the far-right Freedom Party as a coalition partner.

The World Once Laughed at North Korean Cyberpower. No More.

While the world is fixated on its nuclear missiles, North Korea has also developed a cyberattack program that is stealing millions and unleashing havoc.

Austria Is Poised to Shift Sharply Right in Election

In a campaign dominated by immigration, voters appear ready to reject the traditional parties for a coalition of conservative and far-right groups.

Taliban Deny Fighters Raped American Hostage and Killed Baby

The insurgent group said a statement by Joshua Boyle, who was freed from five years of captivity in Afghanistan, was 'fed by the enemy.'

Somalia Truck Bombings Kill Over 200, Officials Say

At least 300 others were wounded, officials said, and the president declared three days of national mourning after one of the deadliest attacks to hit Mogadishu.

At Least 189 Killed After Twin Bomb Attacks in Somalia

At least 200 others were wounded and the president declared three days of national mourning after one of the deadliest attacks to hit Mogadishu.

Keno City Journal: Faded Yukon Gold Rush Town, Population 20, Mines Its Weirdness

Prospectors, prostitutes and bootleggers have come and gone. There’s no cellphone service and no police. But there are two bars, whose owners haven’t been on speaking terms for over a decade.