World News (NY Times)

Timeline Shows Manchester Bomber’s Family’s Deep Ties to Libya

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 7:56pm
Salman Abedi, who killed 22 people in a terrorist attack, visited North Africa with his brother and father, who worked to overthrow Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.

The Interpreter: Brazil’s Crisis: How Fighting Corruption Could Imperil Political Stability

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 7:05pm
President Temer may be ousted just like his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff, prompting fears the country’s political institutions may struggle to regain credibility and maintain stability.

Over 100 Are Killed in Floods and Mudslides in Sri Lanka

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 5:08pm
Officials said at least 122 were killed and nearly 100 were missing after two days of torrential rains, which displaced around 270,000.

Schapelle Corby, Drug Trafficker and Australian Obsession, Returns Home

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 4:10pm
In Australia, a still-fascinated public is divided over the homecoming of a woman who served nine years in prison in Indonesia for smuggling marijuana on a surfing trip.

Young and Unemployed, Tunisians Agitate for a ‘Second Revolution’

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 3:49pm
Protests have been gathering steam in a remote region, leading to some government concessions but most recently resulting in a deadly clash with armed forces.

Trump Ends Trip Where He Started: At Odds With Allies and Grilled on Russia

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:27pm
Despite intense lobbying by world leaders, Mr. Trump did not endorse the Paris climate accords on the last day of his trip abroad.

Italian Police Search for Terrorism Suspect Who Slipped Through Border

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 2:24pm
A Tunisian man with German residency papers who appears in Italy’s database of terrorism suspects entered the country this past week with another man in a white Citroën with a German license plate.

System Failure at British Airways Shuts Down Flights Out of London

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 1:42pm
The airline canceled flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports in London on Saturday after what it said was a “major I.T. failure” caused a global system shutdown.

Greed, Injustice and Decadence: What 5 Scenes From a Hit TV Show Say About China

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 12:16pm
“In the Name of the People” has become one of the most popular shows in Chinese history, with themes and scenes that mirror real life.

U.S. Sees a Vital Iraqi Toll Road, but Iran Sees a Threat

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 12:10pm
Along an insurgent-riddled Iraqi national highway, the United States wants new rest areas and cafes — and brokered a long security contract to shield them.

‘Forgive Me’: Manchester Bomber’s Tangled Path of Conflict and Rebellion

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 11:01am
The life of Salman Abedi, the bomber whose attack killed 22 people in Manchester this past week, was interwoven with the tortured recent past of Libya.

Killing of Militant by Indian Forces Sets Off Protests in Kashmir

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 9:23am
Several hundred villagers charged Indian troops who had surrounded a house where the militant was hiding, and broader protests erupted in the region.

Palestinian Prisoners End Hunger Strike in Israel After 40 Days

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 5:09am
A leader of the strikers confirmed the end of the hunger strike, timed to coincide with the beginning of Ramadan, the holy Muslim month of fasting.

Taliban Car Bomb Targeting Elite Afghan Force Kills at Least 12

Sat, 27 May 2017 - 3:58am
Some officials put the death toll as high as 18 after the explosion in a crowded bazaar.

Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Dies at 89

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 9:23pm
Mr. Brzezinski, who guided Mr. Carter during the Iran hostage crisis and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, had decades of influence in global affairs.

Mild in Mideast, Trump Is All Elbows in a Europe Eager to Jab Back

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 8:14pm
The president played the statesman in the Middle East, but has switched to a familiar role, disrupter, as he joins the Group of 7 meeting, getting headlines like “Boor in Chief.”

Their Government in Chaos, Brazilians Fear the Joke Is on Them

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 8:08pm
President Michel Temer has grown so unpopular that some in Brazil believe the coach of the national soccer team, or a clown named Grumpy, would be better choices.

New Emoji is a Meaningful Symbol for Indigenous Australians

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 7:38pm
Twitter’s addition of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags comes in time for the 50th anniversary of a vote to include the communities in the national census.

U.S. Quietly Lifts Limit on Number of Refugees Allowed In

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 7:36pm
Despite President Trump’s efforts to curtail resettlement, the State Department’s move could result in a near doubling of refugees entering the country.

U.N. Offers Regret but No Compensation for Kosovo Poisoning Victims

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 6:49pm
Roma families had sought compensation for deaths and disabilities caused by living for years in toxic refugee camps.