Britain could be in the running to stage the WTA Finals from 2019, with Manchester understood to be interested in hosting the event.
THE HAGUE — If there is one thing the Dutch agree on, it is to preserve the dikes that protect this low-lying country from the ravages of violent seas.
TOKYO — At a time of multiplying tensions in Asia, Rex W. Tillerson, the American secretary of state, began his first major foreign trip in
MEXICO CITY — Even as Mexico fumes over President Trump’s aggressive stance toward its people, the Mexican government is quietly trying to rip up basic legal protections for its citizens at home and gut longstanding efforts to fix the nation’s broken rule of law.
RIO DE JANEIRO — The president is accused of running on a ticket that got millions of dollars in illegal donations. One of his closest allies in the Senate is, too.
THE HAGUE — The far-right politician Geert Wilders fell short of expectations in Dutch elections on Wednesday, gaining seats but failing to persuade a decisive portion of voters to back his extreme positions on barring Muslim immigrants and jettisoning the
LONDON/EDINBURGH British Prime Minister Theresa May told the Scottish government on Thursday “now is not the time” for a second independence referendum, saying it would be unfair to ask people to vote without knowing the result of Brexit talks.
LONDON/AMSTERDAM Dutch election results eased investor concerns on Thursday that opinion polls were systematically underestimating the strength of populist feeling, especially in France, after an outcome broadly in line with surveys of voter intentions.
PARIS A female employee of the International Monetary Fund suffered injuries to her face and arms on Thursday when a letter bomb addressed to the world lender’s European representative blew up as she opened it, police said.
PARIS A teenage student opened fire on Thursday at a high school in southeastern France injuring three people, including the headmaster, in an attack carried out after he had watched American-style mass shooting videos, the interior ministry said.