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Suspected Leader of Mexican Drug Cartel Arrested in Texas

Juan Francisco S0enz-Tamez, 23, was apprehended on Tuesday while shopping, officials said. An indictment against him was unsealed the same day.

World Briefing: Pakistan: Cleric Ends Islamabad Sit-In

The cleric, Muhammad Tahir-ul Qadri, announced that he would now tour major Pakistani cities to agitate for a 0revolution of the poor.0

World Briefing: Canada: Babies0 Bodies Found in Locker

The Winnipeg police said Tuesday that they had discovered four infants0 remains 0 a number they could not cite with certainty 0 in a storage locker.

Lens Blog: Revisiting Unhealed Wounds in Chechnya

On his visit to Chechnya, Mr. Greene found posters of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and the Chechen leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, in many places. The National Theater, Grozny, Chechnya. 2013.

World Briefing: U.N. to Investigate Gaza Attacks

Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations, announced that he was setting up an investigation into attacks on the world body0s facilities during Israel0s recent war against Hamas militants.

Mexican Military Executed at Least 12, Federal Panel Says

Soldiers said a shootout with gang suspects had led to the deaths in June, but a commission on human rights disputed that account.

Sydney Journal: In Hard-Drinking Sydney, Rowdy Beer Barns Make Way for Sleek Bars

In Sydney, smaller bars with extensive inventories of liquor, like The Barber Shop, have opened near traditional pubs.

On TV, Hong Kong Openly Debates Democracy

Thousands of protesters in Hong Kong watched a live broadcast of a debate between leaders of their movement and city officials.

U.N. Cites ISIS Genocide Threat

A senior United Nations official said on Tuesday that the Islamic State had threatened to exterminate minority Yazidis in Iraq by killing them if they refused to convert to Islam.

New Freedoms in Tunisia Drive Support for ISIS

An electoral poster in Tunisia, where the nation0s second free election is to take place this month. The country is among the Arab world0s most educated, but militants are recruiting heavily there.

Ebola Prompts Universities to Tighten Travel Rules

Several schools have allowed humanitarian exceptions to restrictions on trips to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, the countries most affected by the virus.

Attacks on Politicians in Ukraine Add to Tension Before Parliamentary Elections

Oleh Lyashko, left, the leader of the Radical Party, with President Petro O. Poroshenko last week.

Former Leader of Australia to Study Asia in a New Way

Kevin Rudd, the former prime minister of Australia, in 2013.

Procedure on Paralyzed Man Stirs Hope and Caution

Darek Fidyka using leg braces and a walker. A stabbing had paralyzed him from the chest down.

Hit-and-Run That Killed Canadian Soldier Is Called Terrorist Attack

A warrant officer was killed and another soldier was injured in a car crash that the police said was the result of a Canadian man0s turn to radical Islam.

Ebola Outbreak Erodes Recent Advances in West Africa

British Army medics boarded a flight Tuesday to Sierra Leone, a former British colony, where they will build treatment centers.

Sinosphere Blog: Rights Group Details Abuse in 0Black Jails0

Ding Hongfen in 2013.

Student Spins Double Life Among Spanish Elite

Security agents were left puzzled over how Francisco Nicol0s G0mez Iglesias, 20, was able to broker business deals, lunch with politicians, and shake hands with the king.

Demand Jumps for Protective Equipment as Ebola Cases Spur Hospitals Into Action

Workers assemble personal protection kits at a Medline plant in Illinois. Makers of protective equipment say demand has spiked, as hospitals brace for potential Ebola cases.

The Death of Total0s Chief Executive Is Felt Across National Borders

Christophe de Margerie became chief executive of Total in 2007.

Enforcer at Treasury Is First Line of Attack Against ISIS

David S. Cohen says his role at the Treasury is his dream job. 0I0m able to touch pretty much every single national security issue we0re facing,0 he said.

Jeffrey Fowle, American Held by North Korea, Is Freed

Mr. Fowle was released after nearly six months of captivity, officials said. The United States is working on freeing two others held by North Korea.

World Briefing: Britain Extradites Terrorism Suspect to U.S.

Haroon Aswat, a Briton, is wanted in the United States on accusations that he conspired in 1999 to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon.

Submarine Search Near Stockholm Reminiscent of a Cold War Thriller

A Swedish minesweeper on Sunday in the Stockholm archipelago. Reports about an unidentified vessel have spawned conspiracy theories.

Letter From Europe: In Britain, Child Sex Abuse Defies Easy Stereotypes

High-profile revelations of child sexual abuse have shown the risks of ascribing blame according to class or race.

Gough Whitlam, Ex-Premier of Australia, Dies at 98

Gough Whitlam, prime minister of Australia, awaiting midterm election results with Labor Party supporters in 1974.

5 U.S. Airports Set for Travelers From 3 West African Nations

Screeners at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago earlier this month checked the temperature of a0passenger who had just arrived from Sierra Leone.

Spanish Nurse Is Declared Free of Ebola

Four straight tests administered to an auxiliary nurse, Mar0a Teresa Romero Ramos, have come back negative for the virus, hospital officials said.

Indian Politician Pledges Payments to Families of Supporters Who Died in Distress for Her

The party of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the former chief minister of Tamil Nadu, says 193 followers have died or committed suicide since she was imprisoned for corruption.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Nuclear Deal, Now or Never

Voting cycles in America and Iran leave only a small window of opportunity 0 starting right after Election Day.

Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw to Unveil Core Exhibition

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw.

World Briefing: Northern Ireland Orders Inquiry Into Rape Charges Against I.R.A. Member

The investigation will look at prosecutors0 handling of allegations by a woman that she was raped by a senior I.R.A. member, then interrogated in 0kangaroo courts.0

Ashraf Ghani Races to Make His Mark on Presidency in Afghanistan

President Ashraf Ghani earlier this month. There is a concern among some in Afghanistan about his temperament, Western style and didactic approach.

For E.U. Climate Meeting, Deep Divisions and High Stakes

Curbing emissions has long been a popular cause in the European Union. But leaders have to agree on how to generate and distribute energy.

Sinosphere Blog: Love Blooms Amid the Umbrellas in Hong Kong

A couple posed for wedding photographs against a backdrop of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong on Oct. 1.

Op-Ed Contributor: Brazilians Are Shocked, Shocked at Corruption!

We have the ability to be outraged by corner-cutting, while engaging in our own petty versions of it.

Op-Ed Contributors: Russia Today, Argentina Tomorrow

Latin America's populist leaders are degrading independent journalism.

Oscar Pistorius0s 5-Year Sentence May Mean Move to House Arrest

Oscar Pistorius after sentencing in Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday. The defense team said that the law called for him to serve only 10 months in prison.

Sinosphere Blog: Rare Night Scenes of Mother Panda and Cub Filmed in the Wild

Chinese news media say this is the first time an infrared camera has been used to film a panda mother and cub at night.

Ali Mazrui, Scholar of Africa Who Divided U.S. Audiences, Dies at 81

Dr. Ali A. Mazrui in 1986.

At War: An Iraq Veteran0s Experience With Chemical Weapons

Lt. John Ismay of the Navy in a wheat field hit by BLU-97/B cluster bombs near Bartallah, Iraq, in 2007.

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