World News (NY Times)

Indonesia’s Order to Foreign Workers: Learn the Language

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 12:54pm
Buried in a recent presidential decree is a requirement that working expatriates undergo formal language training. The foreign business community is alarmed.

Saudis, Saying They Heard Price Complaints, Are Raising Oil Production

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 11:27am
Khalid al-Falih, the Saudi energy minister, said that his country had capacity to spare and needed to be mindful of its customers’ interests.

Iraq Says It Bombed a Meeting of Islamic State Leaders in Syria

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 9:43am
The military said fighter jets had destroyed three houses just across the border, killing high-profile targets such as the group’s so-called deputy war minister.

For Saudi Women, Challenges Go Far Beyond Driving

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 6:37am
As a ban gets lifted, Saudi women tell us about how their lives have changed — and the obstacles that remain.

How Guardianship Laws Still Control Saudi Women

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 6:37am
The right to drive is only one small step toward full legal equality.

To Contain Tourism, One Spanish City Strikes a Ban, on Airbnb

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 - 4:50am
Palma, capital of the island of Majorca, will become the first city in Spain to bar the short-term rental of apartments through home-sharing websites.

He Left Work for 3 Minutes Before His Lunch Break. Now His Pay Is Docked.

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 10:03pm
A waterworks employee in Kobe, Japan, was fined and reprimanded after his bosses found he had been slipping out to order a bento box before his official lunch break.

Trudeau Doesn’t Separate Refugee Families, but He Does Send Them Away: the Canada Letter

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 7:26pm
With the world’s attention focused on the separation of more than 2,000 children from their parents we look at the issues it raises for Canada.

Saudi Women Can Drive, but Here’s the Real Roadblock

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 7:00pm
Despite some changes in Saudi society, a restrictive guardianship system means that women remain dependents of male relatives their whole lives.

Border Children, Trade War, N.B.A. Draft: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 5:03pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

As Housing Prices Soar, New Zealand Tackles a Surge in Homelessness

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 4:47pm
The new center-left government is promising to address the problem, which one study found to be among the worst in the developed world.

Who Is Running Against Erdogan? Meet the Opposition Candidates

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 4:29pm
Here are the five opposition candidates running against Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the race for the Turkish presidency.

Turkey’s Democratic Opposition Tests Cracks in Erdogan’s Iron Grip on Voters

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 4:26pm
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the front-runner going into elections Sunday, but an economic downturn, rising prices and agricultural problems make him vulnerable.

Airbus Tells Britain It Wants Details of a Brexit Deal, or Else

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 1:48pm
The aerospace giant said that the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s departure from the European Union could force it to consider leaving.

Migration to Europe Is Slowing, but the Political Issue Is as Toxic as Ever

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 1:24pm
Under political pressure, Angela Merkel secured the help of the European Commission to call an unusual weekend meeting on how to manage migration.

Inside a Heist of American Chip Designs, as China Bids for Tech Power

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 12:54pm
Micron, an American chip maker, says its designs were swiped to help a new Chinese plant. Washington sees a larger pattern, fueling tensions with Beijing.

‘Billy Elliot’ Musical Branded Gay Propaganda in Hungary; Cancellations Follow

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 11:40am
An article in a pro-government newspaper attacked a previously popular production at the Hungarian State Opera, which has dropped 15 performances of the show.

Fact Check: Is There Truth to Trump’s Bold Claims About North Korean Denuclearization?

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 10:02am
President Trump says North Korea’s dismantling of its nuclear program “is already starting.” Here are the facts.

The Saturday Profile: By Taking a Bullet, a Muslim Woman Finds Her Calling

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 9:21am
Seyran Ates, a Turkish-born German lawyer and women’s rights activist, could not find a mosque where she felt at home. So she started one.

The Two Koreas Agree to Hold Reunions of Families Divided by War

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 - 7:51am
Officials said that 100 older citizens from each country would participate in three days of meetings in August at a resort in the North.