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Here’s where Europe’s second wave is filling up hospitals.

As parts of Europe have been hit with a second wave of the coronavirus in recent weeks, hospitals are scrambling to prepare for an onrush of Covid-19 patients at a…

How Bolivia Overcame a Crisis and Held a Clean Election

LA PAZ, Bolivia — As Election Day neared, candidates fretted over the possibility of fraud. Voters across Bolivia questioned the solidity of the electoral process. And many worried that the…

Outcry in Philippines Over General’s ‘Warning’ to Female Celebrities

MANILA — The 22-year-old actress’s voice broke last week as she talked about being threatened online with rape. She said she worried about the environment that her young nieces would…

Edward Snowden, in Russia Since 2013, Is Granted Permanent Residency

MOSCOW — Edward J. Snowden, the former American intelligence contractor whose 2013 leaks of top-secret documents set off a worldwide debate about government surveillance, is now a permanent resident of…

The Final Debate

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Biden and Trump meet in their final debate, and we break it down for you. ImageA group of…

Libya’s Two Main Factions Agree to a Cease-Fire

GENEVA — Libya’s two main warring factions agreed to a cease-fire on Friday, raising hopes for an end to years of bloody turmoil that have drawn in military forces from…

Swimming to Sanity in Melbourne’s Lockdown

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Yan Zhuang, a new reporter with…

She Was in Labor. Floodwaters Were Rising. Then the Boat Tipped Over.

HANOI, Vietnam — It was no time to travel, but when Nguyen Dac Minh’s wife went into labor, he put her on his motorbike and rode toward the hospital. Floodwaters…

For Italy’s Masked Rap Diva, an Era of Face Coverings Poses a Dilemma

MILAN — When the pandemic first hit Italy and masks became scarce, Myss Keta, the mysterious Queen of the Milan Night, came to the rescue. The Italian rapper, performance artist…

In Xi’s Homage to Korean War, a Jab at the U.S.

SEOUL, South Korea — First China’s leader, Xi Jinping, visited the national military museum in Beijing and hailed the country’s “victory in the war to resist American aggression and aid…