ISIS Forays Send Waves of Refugees Into Turkey by BEN HUBBARD


By BEN HUBBARD

The refugee crisis near the Syrian border town of Ayn al-Arab could be one of the greatest refugee flows since the civil war in Syria began, said a United Nations official.

Published: September 22, 2014 at 12:00AM

Soldiers’ Graves Bear Witness to Russia’s Role in Ukraine by DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and ALEXANDRA ODYNOVA


By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and ALEXANDRA ODYNOVA

Even as the Kremlin tries to deny its involvement and families are pressured to keep quiet, the deaths of soldiers sent to fight in Ukraine are impossible to ignore.

Published: September 22, 2014 at 12:00AM

Though Adversaries on the Surface, U.S. and Hezbollah Share a Goal by ANNE BARNARD


By ANNE BARNARD

In practice, Hezbollah and the United States are already working — separately — on a common goal: to stop the extremist Islamic State from moving into Lebanon.

Published: September 22, 2014 at 12:00AM

Mexico Makes Route Tougher for Migrants by PAULINA VILLEGAS and RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD


By PAULINA VILLEGAS and RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD

Mexico has taken unusual steps to stem the flow of migrants traveling from Central America to the United States, sweeping trains, setting up checkpoints and raiding hotels and flophouses.

Published: September 22, 2014 at 12:00AM

Growing Imbalance Between Germany and France Strains Their Relationship by ALISON SMALE and LIZ ALDERMAN


By ALISON SMALE and LIZ ALDERMAN

French leaders are facing the pressure of their own weakened economy and the continuing austerity push of the German chancellor, Angela Merkel.

Published: September 22, 2014 at 12:00AM

Russians Protest Putin’s Stance on Ukraine by ANDREW ROTH


By ANDREW ROTH

Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday in an antigovernment demonstration criticizing President Vladimir V. Putin for what they saw as his warmongering in Ukraine.

Published: September 22, 2014 at 12:00AM

Obama to Lead U.N. Effort to Halt Movement of Terror Recruits by ERIC SCHMITT and SOMINI SENGUPTA


By ERIC SCHMITT and SOMINI SENGUPTA

An unusual meeting of the United Nations Security Council is poised to adopt a resolution that would compel all countries to adopt laws to prosecute those who travel abroad to join terrorist organizations and those who help them.

Published: September 22, 2014 at 12:00AM