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The Saturday Profile: An Arabic-Speaking Talk-Show Host Wades Into Germany’s Culture Wars

The Saturday Profile: An Arabic-Speaking Talk-Show Host Wades Into Germany’s Culture Wars

As the host of a popular Arabic language talk show on German television, Jaafar Abdul Karim has presided over thousands of difficult discussions.
3 Teenage Migrants Are Charged in Malta With Hijacking Ship at Sea

3 Teenage Migrants Are Charged in Malta With Hijacking Ship at Sea

Armed forces and migrants aboard the tanker El Hiblu 1 in Valletta, Malta, on Thursday.
Pope Champions Migrants in Morocco, the Chief Departure Point for Europe

Pope Champions Migrants in Morocco, the Chief Departure Point for Europe

Pope Francis and King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Saturday in the capital, Rabat.
Pope Champions Migrants in Morocco, the Chief Departure Point for Europe

Pope Champions Migrants in Morocco, the Chief Departure Point for Europe

Pope Francis and King Mohammed VI of Morocco on Saturday in the capital, Rabat.
Tanker, Hijacked by Migrants, Is Escorted to Malta

Tanker, Hijacked by Migrants, Is Escorted to Malta

A Turkish tanker that was hijacked by migrants it had rescued was docked on Thursday in Valletta, Malta, after special forces boarded the craft and escorted it to the harbor.
Italy’s Right Links Low Birthrate to Fight Against Abortion and Migration

Italy’s Right Links Low Birthrate to Fight Against Abortion and Migration

A demonstration to mark the International Women’s Day in Rome this month.
Italy’s Right Links Low Birthrate to Fight Against Abortion and Migration

Italy’s Right Links Low Birthrate to Fight Against Abortion and Migration

A demonstration to mark the International Women’s Day in Rome this month.
How to Win the Fight Over Europe’s ‘Refugee Crisis’

How to Win the Fight Over Europe’s ‘Refugee Crisis’

Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary pushes a false right-wing narrative that Europe is being invaded.

Italian Driver Sets School Bus on Fire After Kidnapping Students

The driver held 51 seventh-graders hostage and set the bus on fire. All the hostages were rescued.

Italian Driver Kidnaps Busload of Students

The driver held 51 seventh-graders hostage and set the bus on fire. All the hostages were rescued.
France Dispatch: French Mayor Offers Shelter to Migrants, Despite the Government’s Objections

France Dispatch: French Mayor Offers Shelter to Migrants, Despite the Government’s Objections

Migrants lining up for food inside a shelter in Bayonne, France, about 22 miles from the Spanish border. Spain has become the prime gateway into Europe for refugees from Africa.
France Dispatch: French Mayor Offers Shelter to Migrants, Despite the Government’s Objections

France Dispatch: French Mayor Offers Shelter to Migrants, Despite the Government’s Objections

Migrants lining up for food inside a shelter in Bayonne, France, about 22 miles from the Spanish border. Spain has become the prime gateway into Europe for refugees from Africa.
High Unemployment? Stagnant Economy? Just Bash the French

High Unemployment? Stagnant Economy? Just Bash the French

Flags compete during a Yellow Vests demonstration in December in Ventimiglia, Italy, near the French border.

Pope Francis Breaks Some Taboos on Visit to Persian Gulf

The remarks, delivered in the United Arab Emirates, were exceptionally candid for a pontiff who usually does not criticize the country that hosts him.

Pope Francis Breaks Some Taboos on Visit to Persian Gulf

The remarks, delivered in the United Arab Emirates, were exceptionally candid for a pontiff who usually does not criticize the country that hosts him.

Times Insider: How We Made an Invisible Crisis at Sea Visible

An ambitious Opinion Video project produced across three continents — in collaboration with a pioneering forensic research group — shines a spotlight on the more than 16,000 migrants who have died

More Than 100 Migrants Die at Sea in Wreck Off Libya, Survivors Say

The scale of the catastrophe became clear after three survivors who were rescued by the Italian Navy told aid workers 117 migrants had died in a wreck of an inflatable dinghy.

More Than 100 Migrants Die at Sea in Wreck Off Libya, Survivors Say

The scale of the catastrophe became clear after three survivors who were rescued by the Italian Navy told aid workers 117 migrants had died in a wreck of an inflatable dingy.
Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet on Border Walls in Europe

Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet on Border Walls in Europe

Constructing the wall on the United States-Mexico border near San Diego in December.
Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet on Border Walls in Europe

Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet on Border Walls in Europe

Constructing the wall on the United States-Mexico border near San Diego in December.