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US defence secretary underlines support for eastern Europe

US defence secretary Lloyd Austin visited Ukraine on Tuesday, underlining Washington's support for the country's sovereignty amid tensions with ...

Putting West African Art in a Global Spotlight

Around the same time in 2017 that the French president, Emmanuel Macron, promised that the repatriation of African artifacts from French museums ...

The Olympic torch arrives in Beijing under a cloud of protests and Covid fears.

The Olympic torch arrived in Beijing on Wednesday, beginning a countdown to a Winter Games being held under the shadow of the coronavirus ...

Pablo Picasso’s Life Under Surveillance

PARIS — In 1900, a young Pablo Picasso left Barcelona, Spain, for Paris with dreams of triumph. Poor, talented and with the arrogance of youth ...

An Art Show Returns With Paris as a Main Attraction

Paris’s flagship art fair, the Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, also known as FIAC, is back after a pandemic-induced absence. This time ...

1971: Paris Installs Giant Air Filters to Combat Pollution

Credit...International Herald TribunePARIS, Oct. 19 (NYT). — Two mysterious towers were set up today in the grimy Gare de Lyon area of eastern ...

Writing About a Past Injustice Helped Her See What Has and Hasn’t Changed

LONDON — In her debut novel, “Black Mamba Boy,” Nadifa Mohamed wrote about her father’s odyssey from East Africa to Europe during the 1930s and ...

Iran Joins the Lineup at Asia Now

PARIS — Asia Now, a fair dedicated to contemporary Asian art, will be a bit different this year. The usual list of galleries from China, Japan ...

More than 100 dead and dozens missing in floods in India and Nepal

More than 100 people have died after days of flooding and landslides which swept away roads and homes in India and Nepal, authorities said. On ...

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