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4 Team Members Are Out of Thailand Cave, With 9 to Go

4 Team Members Are Out of Thailand Cave, With 9 to Go

The harrowing operation to rescue a group of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand took 18 days and dozens of divers.

Israelis Play Tourists in a Bedouin Town in the Negev

Israelis Play Tourists in a Bedouin Town in the Negev

A dance group performing the debka, a traditional Bedouin dance, as part of the Nights of Ramadan tour.

Hundreds Died in Syrian Custody, Government Acknowledges

Hundreds Died in Syrian Custody, Government Acknowledges

Syrian prisoners who were released last year. Since the conflict in Syria began seven years ago, tens of thousands of people disappeared into government jails and many died in custody.

Iran’s Shaming of Young Dancer Draws Backlash

Iran’s Shaming of Young Dancer Draws Backlash

Maedeh Hojabri in a video still from Instagram. The 19-year-old was quietly arrested in May and her page was taken down, leaving her 600,000 followers wondering where she had gone.

Peter Madsen, Danish Inventor, Is Convicted of Killing Kim Wall

Peter Madsen, Danish Inventor, Is Convicted of Killing Kim Wall

A Danish inventor, Peter Madsen, has been convicted of killing Ms. Wall, a Swedish journalist, on a submarine he built.

A Voracious Starfish Is Destroying the Great Barrier Reef

A Voracious Starfish Is Destroying the Great Barrier Reef

Crown-of-thorns starfish devouring Swain Reef, part of the Great Barrier Reef off Australia’s east coast.

Putin Invites Trump to Moscow for Second Meeting After Washington Postponed Plans

Putin Invites Trump to Moscow for Second Meeting After Washington Postponed Plans

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said on Friday that President Trump “has a wish to have further meetings, to hold further meetings, and I am ready for that.”

Pope Francis Clears Mother Teresa’s Path to Sainthood

Pope Francis Clears Mother Teresa’s Path to Sainthood

Mother Teresa with patients at a mobile leprosy clinic near Kolkata, India, in 1960.


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