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Born on a river island in West Africa and inspired by Helen Keller, he wound up teaching at Yale and writing about the spread of religions in Africa.
The announcement by the candidate, Martin Fayulu, came as questions about the fairness of the vote and fears of violence intensified.
Carmakers say they will idle their factories to ward off supply chain problems and the police have advised retailers to increase their security.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada said the country accepted a request from the United Nations to grant asylum to Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, who escaped from her family in Kuwait and said her life would be at risk if she were deported.
One of the 20th century’s leading mathematical theorists, he revealed a connection between math and physics not seen since the 17th century.
Macedonia’s Parliament voted to officially change the country’s name to the Republic of North Macedonia. Its door to NATO and the European Union could open — if Greece recognizes the change.
A civil engineer, he helped rescue dozens of buildings from destruction in the 1980s by literally rolling them to safety.
The authorities accused the couple of bringing the girl from Guinea when she was 5 years old to cook, clean and care for their children.
Ms. Tcherepnine painted blossoms from her family garden in England and became a world-renowned botanical artist after moving to the United States.
Often aided and inspired by social media, an increasing number of young Saudi women are taking enormous gambles to escape the country, rights groups say.
Netflix has dropped Spanish subtitles from “Roma" after the director Alfonso Cuarón called them “parochial, ignorant and offensive to Spaniards themselves.”
In this week’s At War newsletter: a Times reporter and former Marine writes about his life in boot camp, in response to the service’s gender-integration news.
Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun, 18, had rallied support from a Bangkok hotel room to avoid being deported, saying she feared that her relatives might kill her.
For more than a week, seals have been in Roddickton-Bide Arms, Newfoundland, and they can’t seem to find their way home.
As elections near, the government’s National Clean Air Program promises big change in cities, but says little about how that can be achieved.
The sheikh, a cousin of the king of Bahrain, had been accused of breaking a contract to pay $1.5 million for each of 26 meetings with movie stars.
As Judge Rafael Solís Cerda steps down, a scathing open letter denounces President Daniel Ortega’s violent response to dissent.
Estonia is lavishing money on cultural projects in the border city of Narva, amid fears that the country’s neglected Russian minority is prone to Kremlin influence.
In 1978 Vanessa Redgrave castigated “Zionist hoodlums” in her acceptance speech, Paddy Chayefsky castigated her, and protesters and counterprotesters took to the streets.