World News (NY Times)

Senate Panel Approves Stiff Iran Sanctions and Says Russia Is Next

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 2:59pm
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee linked the penalties to Iran’s continued support for terrorism. The full Senate could vote on the measure as early as next month.

Ex-Premier of Greece Is Hurt When Bomb Explodes in His Car

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 2:30pm
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, and it was not clear whether the bombing was connected to parcel bombs that were sent from the country in March.

Trump Appears to Push Aside the Leader of Montenegro

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 1:46pm
World leaders were gathering for a “family photo” at a NATO summit in Brussels when Mr. Trump appeared to push his way to the front of the line.

United Nations Memo: Attacks on Health Workers in War Zones Continue, Despite U.N. Resolution

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 11:40am
A Security Council resolution last year that demanded protection for health workers has made no difference. The W.H.O. tallied 302 such attacks in 2016.

Trump Tells NATO Members to Pay ‘Fair Share’

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 11:36am
In a statement at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, President Trump said that members of the alliance must "finally contribute" their fair share to defense spending and that it was “not fair to the people and taxpayers of the United States.”

Live Briefing: Highlights: In Brussels, Trump Scolds Allies on Cost-Sharing, and Stays Vague on Article 5

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 11:05am
President Trump, in Belgium on the fourth leg of his overseas trip, met with NATO and European Union leaders. Analysts said expectations were low.

Trump Condemns ‘Alleged Leaks,’ After Complaints From Britain

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 9:59am
The reproach by Britain’s prime minister suggests a striking moment of discord between two longstanding allies that share intelligence.

Manchester Stands Together in Grief

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 8:10am
People gathered in St. Ann’s Square in central Manchester on Thursday to observe a minute of silence in remembrance of those killed on Monday in the terrorist attack.

Duterte Faces Test in Battle With ISIS-Linked Militants in the Philippines

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 6:10am
The military fought rebels and deployed tanks in the besieged city of Marawi. The chaos has led President Rodrigo Duterte to impose martial law in the country’s south.

At His Own Wake, Celebrating Life and the Gift of Death

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 4:00am
Tormented by an incurable disease, John Shields knew that dying openly and without fear could be his legacy, if his doctor, friends and family helped him.

Attending His Own Wake

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 4:00am
John Shields requested an Irish wake for himself, with one unusual detail — he would be present.

China’s Ancient Circular Walled Homes

Thu, 25 May 2017 - 3:50am
In 360, enter a Tulou home in Fujian, China, where multiple families live together in a circular structure. These houses have been designated World Heritage sites.

U.S. Warship Sails Near Island Claimed by Beijing in South China Sea

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 10:55pm
The guided missile destroyer Dewey came within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands, showing a shift in the White House’s dealings with Beijing.

Issue 11: Crime, Women, and Outsider Perspectives

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:59pm
In this week’s newsletter: a discussion about fiction and Lizzie Borden plus photos of Australia’s ‘stolen generation,’ and an appraisal of Roger Moore.

Hunt for Manchester Bombing Accomplices Extends to Libya

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:48pm
Developments indicated that the bomber, Salman Abedi, was part of a wider and more sophisticated plot than was initially believed.

Asia and Australia Edition: Manchester, Rodrigo Duterte, Pope Francis: Your Morning Briefing

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:45pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Russia, Manchester, Pope Francis: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:23pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

With Gift and in Conversation, Vatican Presses Trump on Climate Change

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 7:17pm
Pope Francis gave President Trump a copy of his encyclical on preserving the environment. In a broader meeting, the Vatican’s secretary of state urged Mr. Trump not to pull out of the Paris accord.

Sally Yates Tells Harvard Students Why She Defied Trump

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 6:54pm
The acting attorney who was fired by President Trump told a graduating law class that she could not honestly defend his restrictions on Muslim travelers.

Brazil’s President Deploys Federal Troops to Quell Protests

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 5:49pm
Demonstrators in Brasília called for the ouster of President Michel Temer during clashes with security forces.