Playing Rosalind Franklin, a lone woman among male researchers in London, Ms. Kidman projects relentless determination.
Activists have demanded justice for victims of Pinochet’s regime and closure of a special “luxury” prison for ex-officials. The South American country is still struggling to bring ex-officials to justice.
Turkey has restored daylight curfews in the southeast to suppress Kurdish militants. The measure came into effect after thousands turned out for funerals of 16 people killed in the besieged city of Cizre.
Borders between Germany and Austria were closed and train services suspended for twelve hours amid a massive refugee crisis. Alison Langley reports from Vienna’s central station on the reactions there.
It doesn’t matter if you’re ultra-vigilant or half-asleep—pickpockets are going to get you if they want to. Pickpockets are such a normal part of living in NYC, I (along with other men I know) have given up on carrying wallets altogether, resigning ourselves instead to stuffing a few crumpled up bills and ID in our front pocket. But it seems there is one way to thwart thieves entirely: wear ultra-constricting skinny jeans. If you can’t feel your thighs, then they can’t get in there to feel them either! [ more › ]
Muslims clash with Israeli police at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound hours before the start of the Jewish New Year, the latest violence over access to the site sacred to both faiths.