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How Reporters Pulled Off the Panama Papers, the Biggest Leak in Whistleblower History

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WHEN DANIEL ELLSBERG photocopied and leaked the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times in 1971, those 7,000 pages of top secret Vietnam War documents represented what was then the biggest whistleblower leak in history—a couple dozen megabytes if it were contained in a modern text file. Almost four decades later, WikiLeaks in 2010 published […]

In Brussels Bombing Plot, a Trail of Dots Not Connected

A memorial at the Place de la Bourse for victims of Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels. Photo Credit: Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times

The stench of chemicals emanating from the sixth-floor apartment made the owner of the building gag. Other odd happenings at the mostly empty housing block in northern Brussels prompted an anxious resident in the area to alert the police. A taxi driver who picked up three young men at the block smelled a noxious odor […]

Radovan Karadzic jailed for Bosnia war Srebrenica genocide

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Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has been convicted of genocide and war crimes during the 1992-95 war, and sentenced to 40 years in jail. UN judges in The Hague found him guilty of 10 of 11 charges, including genocide over the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. Karadzic, 70, is the most senior political figure to face […]

Deportation of 92-year-old widow postponed after public outcry

Myrtle Cothill with her daughter, Mary Wills. Photograph: Steve Reigate/N&S Syndication/Express Pictures

Myrtle Cothill with her daughter, Mary Wills. Photograph: Steve Reigate/N&S Syndication/Express Pictures A 92-year-old widow battling to stay in the legal care of her only daughter in Britain has won a “stay of execution” after the Home Office cancelled a planned deportation following a massive public outcry. Myrtle Cothill has heart problems, is losing her […]

On Perilous Migrant Trail, Women Often Become Prey to Sexual Abuse

A 35-year-old Syrian refugee, Samar, in November with her three daughters, then 2, 8 and 13, at a shelter in Berlin. “Everybody knows there are two ways of paying the smugglers,” she said. “With money or with your body.” Samir refused a smuggler's advances in Turkey, and was threatened. Credit: Djamila Grossman for The New York Times

One Syrian woman who joined the stream of migrants to Germany was forced to pay down her husband’s debt to smugglers by making herself available for sex along the way. Another was beaten unconscious by a Hungarian prison guard after refusing his advances. A third, a former makeup artist, dressed as a boy and stopped […]

Couple found guilty of 7/7 anniversary London bomb plot

Mohammed Rehman and Sana Ahmed Khan. Rehman was caught by an undercover investigator who engaged with him on Twitter. Photograph: PA

Mohammed Rehman and Sana Ahmed Khan. Rehman was caught by an undercover investigator who engaged with him on Twitter. Photograph: PA A would-be suicide bomber and his wife have been found guilty of planning an attack in London to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 7 July 2005 suicide attacks. Mohammed Rehman, 25, who […]

David Cameron urged to reconsider solar subsidy cuts following Paris climate deal

The British prime minister, David Cameron, goes over some paperwork prior to addressing world leaders at COP21. Photograph: Michel Euler/AP

The British prime minister, David Cameron, goes over some paperwork prior to addressing world leaders at COP21. Photograph: Michel Euler/AP The prime minister has been urged to intervene in planned cuts to solar powersubsidies as a response to the signing of the Paris agreement on climate change at the weekend. The Department of Energy and […]

Obama: ‘Let’s Get to Work’ on Climate Change

President Barack Obama delivers remarks during COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris, on Nov. 30, 2015.

President Barack Obama is set to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Tuesday on his final day at the Paris climate change summit.   Obama and Erdogan are scheduled to meet at the U.S. ambassador’s residence in Paris, where the U.S. president is staying. They are expected to discuss the fight against Islamic State, […]

France Closes Its Border after Multiple Paris Attacks Kill at Least 158 People

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Scores die in siege at Bataclan concert hall and at several other sites of apparently coordinated series of gun and bomb attacks in French capital. At least 158 people have died in Paris in a seemingly coordinated wave of gun and suicide bomb attacks, prompting the French president, François Hollande, to declare a state of […]

Malaysian volunteer offers refugees a taste of home on Greece’s shores

Rayyan Haries carries local vegetables used to make his signature soups. Haries started a volunteer kitchen in Greece to help feed the refugees. Image Kelly Flynn

A boat is sinking in the waves tossed by northern winds on the Aegean Sea, 50 meters from Rayyan Haries’ base of operations on the north shore of Lesbos island. While volunteer lifeguards swim out to the foundering vessel packed with more than 100 refugees, the 25-year-old Malaysian volunteer is scrambling to boil 30 liters […]

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