Modi Founds a Temple on Mosque’s Ruins, in Triumphal Moment for Hindus

NEW DELHI — In a moment of triumph that India’s Hindu nationalists had worked toward for years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday set the ceremonial cornerstone for a new…

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Your Wednesday Briefing – The New York Times

Enormous explosion shatters central Beirut A massive shock wave rocked the center of the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, damaging buildings miles away and sending a giant pink cloud skyward near…

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Videos Capture Aftermath of Deadly Blast in Beirut

new video loaded: Videos Capture Aftermath of Deadly Blast in Beirut transcript Back transcript Videos Capture Aftermath of Deadly Blast in Beirut Videos captured the toll of the deadly blast…

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Mapping the Damage From the Beirut Explosions

Explosions erupted in Lebanon’s capital on Tuesday evening, leveling buildings, damaging hospitals and shattering windows miles away. At least 78 people were killed. A shockwave raced from the site of…

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Beirut Explosion: ‘I Was Bloodied and Dazed. Beirut Strangers Treated Me Like a Friend.’

BEIRUT — I was just about to look at a video a friend had sent me on Tuesday afternoon — “the port seems to be burning,” she said — when…

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