attack in turku, finland, investigated as terrorism

CHRISTINA ANDERSON and HENRIK PRYSER LIBELL

the suspect, who was shot after the attack, is an 18-year-old moroccan. four others have been arrested, and an international warrant is out for a sixth suspect.

2017-08-19 08:47:44  

spain looking for moroccan man in barcelona attack investigation

RAPHAEL MINDER

the authorities believe that younes abouyaaqoub may have been the driver of the van that mowed down people in las ramblas.

2017-08-19 08:07:15  

russian knife attacker stabs and wounds at least 7 in siberia

ANDREW E. KRAMER

the police shot and killed the assailant in the russian city of surgut, said the authorities, who gave no initial indication of a terror connection.

2017-08-19 07:11:43  

how to get away with murder in small-town india

ELLEN BARRY

in her last days in india, the times bureau chief wrestles with a murder covered up in plain sight, and with what she was leaving behind.

2017-08-19 05:00:25  

police see wider plot in spain and say carnage could have been worse

ALISSA J. RUBIN, PATRICK KINGSLEY and PALKO KARASZ

they now believe that a tiny mediterranean town may have been the incubator for a conspiracy far more ambitious than the attacks in catalonia.

2017-08-19 04:29:48  

the victims: in terror attacks in spain, a global community of victims

STEPHEN CASTLE, ELISABETTA POVOLEDO and BENOÎT MORENNE

the dead and injured represented 34 nationalities, including a belgian mother, an italian father and an american.

2017-08-18 10:34:09  

in afghanistan, a destructive ‘game of thrones’

ROD NORDLAND

convoluted infighting among warlords on the afghan government side is creating deep resentments that are fueling the taliban insurgency.

2017-08-18 10:24:45  

edward allcard, solo sailor on the high seas, dies at 102

RICHARD SANDOMIR

mr. allcard was said to be the first to sail across the atlantic and back singlehandedly (the stowaway aside). he also circled the globe on a solo trip.

2017-08-18 08:41:49  

stephen bannon, mitt romney, barcelona: your friday evening briefing

CHARLES McDERMID and SANDRA STEVENSON

here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

2017-08-18 07:56:54  

the saturday profile: a chinese poet’s unusual path from isolated farm life to celebrity

KIKI ZHAO

yu xiuhua, born with cerebral palsy, lived a quiet village life. she is now a literary sensation whose vivid, erotic poems are “stained with blood.”

2017-08-18 06:59:35  

knife-wielding man kills 2 in rampage in finland

CHRISTINA ANDERSON, HENRIK PRYSER LIBELL and MIKKO TAKKUNEN

the police in turku, in western finland, said the attack was not being treated as a terrorist act, but the man’s motive was unknown.

2017-08-18 06:24:58  

dutch utility bets its future on an unusual strategy: selling less power

STANLEY REED

seeking to adapt to upheaval in the energy market, eneco is preparing for a future in which utilities provide services rather than kilowatts.

2017-08-18 05:40:02  

as trump offers neo-nazis muted criticism, netanyahu is largely silent

ISABEL KERSHNER

no stranger to facebook and youtube, benjamin netanyahu has been reluctant to criticize president trump’s recent remarks on the white supremacist rally in charlottesville, va., last weekend.

2017-08-18 05:24:20  

revived after mosul, iraqi forces prepare to battle isis in tal afar

HELENE COOPER

iraqi forces, who suffered heavy casualties in the monthslong battle for mosul, are ready to launch their fight to retake tal afar from islamic state fighters, american officials said.

2017-08-18 05:13:24  

infosys chief quits after battle with founders

HARI KUMAR

vishal sikka’s departure from the indian technology giant comes just months after a similar struggle at the top of the tata group, a powerful conglomerate.

2017-08-18 04:22:11  

canada letter: stage lights, sunlight and opening shots

IAN AUSTEN

a new york times theater critic visits the stratford festival, describing it as a “bucket-list chance.” trade talks resumed, and canada is preparing for a view of the solar eclipse.

2017-08-18 04:14:52  

venezuela’s new, powerful assembly takes over legislature’s duties

NICHOLAS CASEY

the constituent assembly granted itself wide powers to write and pass all legislation, a move that essentially nullified the opposition-led legislature.

2017-08-18 03:38:59  

sierra leone mudslides unlikely to leave survivors, rescuers say

JAIME YAYA BARRY

a search and rescue mission that had been carried out since heavy rains caused the collapse of a hillside has now all but turned into an effort to recover bodies.

2017-08-18 03:13:02  

crusader who saved elephants from poachers is shot dead in tanzania

CHRISTINE HAUSER

wayne lotter, who helped found an organization to combat poaching and the ivory trade, was killed when two men opened the door to his car and one of them shot him.

2017-08-18 01:47:47  

flow of migrants to italy slows, but nobody knows why

PATRICK KINGSLEY

the main route to europe is experiencing one of its longest lulls since the start of the migration crisis in 2014, though experts said it was unlikely to last.

2017-08-18 12:42:47  

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