World News (NY Times)

Blasts Kill 3 as Bangladeshi Troops Raid Militant Hide-Out

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 3:10pm
Paramilitary troops have been working to flush out a group of Islamist radicals holed up in a building in Sylhet with a large cache of ammunition.

Neighbors of Masood: ‘We Are All Very Shocked’

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 3:05pm
Neighbors of Khalid Masood, the London attacker, were left stunned by the news that he had lived alongside them in Birmingham, after police officers raided his former home.

North Korea’s Rising Ambition Seen in Bid to Breach Global Banks

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 1:56pm
An attack late last year targeting more than 20 Polish banks suggests that hackers linked to North Korea are becoming more sophisticated and brazen.

Congolese Militia Beheads Dozens of Police Officers

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 1:42pm
A police convoy was ambushed by members of the Kamuina Nsapu militia, who then decapitated about 40 of the officers.

British Party That Backed ‘Brexit’ Loses Its Only Member of Parliament

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 11:14am
Douglas Carswell has quit the United Kingdom Independence Party, a move that could signal the end of the populist group.

Renegotiate Nafta? Mexicans Say Get On With It

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 10:46am
Uncertainty over the trade deal is hitting the country hard, pinching off foreign investment and lowering growth expectations.

Indonesians’ Taste for Dog Meat Is Growing, Even as Others Shun It

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 10:40am
Rising income has led to reduced dog consumption in some countries, but in places like Indonesia, it has made the meat newly affordable — and popular.

Miners Found a 706-Carat Diamond in Sierra Leone. Who Should Get the Profit?

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 10:35am
The government will broker the sale of the gem, valued at as much as $50 million. But many are skeptical that all involved will get their fair share.

E.U. Leaders Sign Rome Declaration and Proclaim a ‘Common Future’ (Minus Britain)

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 8:45am
The 27 leaders marked the 60th anniversary of the European Union’s founding treaties in Rome as Britain prepares to become the first country to leave the bloc.

Missing Taiwanese Man May Be in Chinese Custody, Some Fear

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 4:54am
Lee Ming-cheh, who has a background in human rights activism, has not been heard from since Sunday, when he boarded a flight from Taipei to Macau, friends and relatives say.

Refugees Welcome: Canadians Adopted Refugee Families for a Year. Then Came ‘Month 13.’

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 4:36am
Everyday Canadians spent a year embracing Syrians in the world’s most personal resettlement program. Letting them go might be the biggest test yet.

U.S. Investigating Mosul Strikes Said to Have Killed Up to 200 Civilians

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 - 2:48am
American military officials insisted that the rules of engagement had not changed in Iraq, despite a recent surge in reports of civilian deaths.

Canada Today: Restaurant Resentment and Cardboard Trudeaus

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 - 10:12pm
A growing ferment on Twitter about the new restaurant at Montreal’s government-owned casino, and an end to a life-size cardboard cutout.

Alone in the Wild for a Year, TV Contestants Learn Their Show Was Canceled

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 - 10:08pm
Entrants in the reality television series “Eden” emerged from the Scottish wilderness, only to learn the show stopped broadcasting last summer.

Toronto Schools to Cease Field Trips to U.S.

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 - 9:05pm
The school board cited concerns that some students might be turned away at the border in the wake of newly implemented “extreme vetting” procedures.

U.N. Takes Step Toward Future Prosecutions Against North Korea

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 - 8:41pm
Under a resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council, criminal justice experts can devise prosecution strategies for pursuing North Korean officials and institutions.

Israel May Offer General Commitment to Slow Settlement Building

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 - 7:56pm
Such a vague agreement would be less than some hoped for, especially after President Trump raised the rapid spread of settlements as a roadblock to peace.

The London Attacker: Quiet and Friendly, but With a Dark Side

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 - 7:34pm
Investigators are trying to grasp how a former English teacher with a degree in economics and leading an outwardly quiet life slipped into extremism.

Bizarre Stunt at Auschwitz: Group Kills a Sheep, Then Strips

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 - 6:30pm
A group of young people at the memorial stripped naked, slaughtered a sheep and chained themselves together. The police are trying to figure out why.

Russian Agent Killed Lawmaker in Kiev, Ukraine Officials Say

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 - 6:05pm
A 28-year-old Russian was the triggerman in the death of Denis N. Voronenkov, a former Russian lawmaker, officials say.