LADAKH REGION, India — In front of a tin-roofed house with the Himalaya Mountains rising behind it, about 300 wedding guests waited on a big green lawn, eager for the arrival of the bride and groom. As the couple appeared, ...Read More »
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Belfast Journal: A New Street Was Meant to Bridge Belfast’s Sectarian Divide. Then the Doorbell Rang.
BELFAST, Northern Ireland — When a young Catholic cook moved into a newly-built house in a Protestant part of Belfast last September, it was a vote of faith in not just his own future — but that of the province ...Read More »
LONDON — Eating strawberries beside a memorial to Diana, Princess of Wales, two teenagers debated when it was that the princess had died. Was it in 2000? Or more recently? The revelation that Diana died in 1997 – 20 years ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Silicon Valley has dreamed up hot air balloons, drones and constellations of mini-satellites to connect the world to the internet. Now Microsoft is adding its own moonshot to solve the digital divide into that mix. The software giant ...Read More »
HAMBURG, Germany — The rumble of police helicopters and armored riot trucks shook President Trump’s suite deep inside the convention center, but his staff found unexpected comfort as they watched on TV as protesters rampaged through the streets of Hamburg. ...Read More »