Category: Europe

Kremlin Opponent Aleksei Navalny Is Briefly Detained for Organizing Protests

Photo The Russian opposition leader Aleksei A. Navalny, center, at a rally in Moscow in January. Credit Evgeny Feldman/Associated Press MOSCOW — A prominent Russian opposition leader, Aleksei A. Navalny,…

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Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite

The prosecutors have protected the identities of the witnesses, who are considered to be “of public interest.” Photo Antonis Samaras, a former prime minister, in Parliament on Wednesday. He is…

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Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Syria, Champions League: Your Thursday Briefing

And we went back to the 1930s for this: Maribel Vinson was The Times’s first female sportswriter. At the same time, she was an Olympic figure skater.Here’s our full coverage…

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U.S. Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only Attacker Is Killed

Photo The police guarded the entrance to the United States Embassy in Podgorica, Montenegro, early Thursday. An explosive device had been thrown onto the grounds. Credit Stevo Vasiljevic/Reuters WASHINGTON —…

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Nini Theilade, Dancer in Reinhardt’s ‘Dream,’ Dies at 102

The film had a starry, somewhat improbable cast that included Mickey Rooney as Puck, James Cagney as Bottom, Dick Powell as Lysander and, in her first film, Olivia de Havilland…

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London Fashion Week Draws the Queen and the Rabble

What is fashion’s responsibility to, and in, a fractious world? It’s not a bad question, though few designers are explicitly wrestling with it. There was a nice visual joke in…

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Mount Brexit threatens to blow as May calls cabinet to Chequers

Tectonic plates are grinding ominously underneath a 16th-century manor house in Buckinghamshire. As Theresa May locks her cabinet away at Chequers on Thursday to agree an escape plan, the sharp…

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Europe Edition: Syria, Poland, Winter Olympics: Your Wednesday Briefing

For the European Union, the stakes of this clash are higher than Brexit, our correspondents write. “The bloc faces a painful reckoning over whether, despite its efforts at discipline, it…

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Poland’s Nationalism Threatens Europe’s Values, and Cohesion

“It’s yes to Europe, but what Europe?” said Michal Baranowski, director of the Warsaw office of the German Marshall Fund, noting that Poland’s support for European Union membership runs as…

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Telling Italy’s Story Through Its Clothes

Given all the attention paid to “Made in Italy” over the last few years, it seems almost wishful to posit style as an expression of nationality. Photo Maria Luisa Frisa,…

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