An officer’s shooting of a teenager shocked the city. His conviction should force the city to act.
Neither of the two presidential candidates has offered a comprehensive plan for an increasingly shaky economy.
And President Trump should lead the way in demanding them.
Beijing apparently has detained Meng Hongwei, the president of Interpol and a former top Chinese security official. What are the charges?
Despairing over corruption and violence, Brazilians appear ready to give up their hard-won democracy for a president who can provide stability.
A dangerous right-wing populist who preys on division and disunity looks to be headed for the presidency.
The disappearance and resignation of Meng Hongwei, who is accused of taking bribes, cast a spectacular blow to Beijing’s efforts to take global leadership roles.
Days after he was reported missing, a Chinese agency announced it had Mr. Meng under investigation. Hours earlier, his wife said he had sent her an emoji of a knife.
A far-right candidate who was a marginal political figure as recently as a year ago has emerged as the front-runner in Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday.
A year ago, many in Brazil regarded Representative Jair Bolsonaro’s presidential bid as fanciful. He has defied the country’s laws of political gravity.
Rosmah Mansor, the wife of Najib Razak, the disgraced former prime minister, is expected to face multiple counts of money laundering.
About 90 politicians have been killed in South Africa since 2016. And in most cases, African National Congress officials are killing one another.
It is impossible to justify the lack of a neutral investigation into the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.
Neither Republicans nor Democrats want the government to close before the midterm elections, but the president has repeatedly raised the specter of a shutdown, most recently last week.
The federal and state police, backed by the army, took over security in the resort city, where the local force is suspected to have been infiltrated by organized crime.
The San Marco convent, central to the legacies of Fra Angelico and Savonarola, is closing, a victim of the Roman Catholic Church’s dwindling clergy ranks.
The government moved against José Filomeno dos Santos, son of José Eduardo dos Santos and former head of Angola’s sovereign wealth fund.
Bags of newly minted currency that was printed abroad are nowhere to be found in the West African country.
The administration’s silence empowers President Jimmy Morales to continue ruling with impunity.
A former vice detective is at the center of one of the New York Police Department’s worst scandals in recent years. Here is his story, as uncovered by a team of Times reporters.