World News (NY Times)

BBC Publishes Pay of Top Stars, Revealing Gender Gap

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 8:38am
Women made up only one-third of the on-air talent paid at least £150,000 by the broadcaster in the past year.

Indonesia Bans Hard-Line Islamist Group Behind Mass Rallies

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 7:24am
The move to ban Hizbut Tahrir comes a week after the government was given broad powers to crack down on such groups.

Dozens Found Guilty in Thailand in Human-Trafficking Case

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 7:07am
The defendants, including a high-ranking Thai Army officer, were convicted of organizing a human-trafficking ring that enslaved hundreds of people.

Pig’s Head in Swastika Bag Is Left Outside Islamic School in Australia

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:07am
The police are investigating the incident at the Islamic College of Brisbane, one of only two Islamic schools in the state of Queensland.

Bodies of Swiss Couple Buried in Glacier for 75 Years Are Identified

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 6:03am
The mystery of what happened to Marcel Dumoulin, a shoemaker, and his wife, Francine, a teacher, had haunted residents of Les Diablerets for decades.

With World Bank Initiative, a Change in Tone for Trump Administration

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 4:00am
A World Bank initiative to advance women’s entrepreneurship could be a sign that the White House might not be as combative toward multilateral institutions.

Ukraine Summer Camp: Learning to Fight

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 4:00am
Witness a Ukrainian military summer camp for children outside of Kiev. As the conflict between Ukraine and Russian-backed separatists continues, they are encouraged to prepare to defend their country.

Mapping the Brutality of North Korea, and Where the Bodies Are Buried

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 3:30am
Defectors who witnessed executions and saw mass graves are helping to identify where North Korea is believed to have carried out its reign of terror.

Uruguay’s Marijuana Law Turns Pharmacists Into Dealers

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 1:59am
Uruguay is now the first country to fully legalize marijuana for recreational use. Supporters of the move say it could be a model for the region.

Europe Edition: Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, Poland: Your Wednesday Briefing

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 11:49pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Australians Shocked by U.S. Killing: ‘It Would Have Never Happened Here’

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 11:34pm
The killing of Justine Damond by a police officer in Minneapolis, her home after leaving Sydney, is all the more stunning to her friends because of the life she led.

Asia and Australia Edition: Russia, North Korea, China: Your Wednesday Briefing

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 11:29pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Countries That Broke Ties With Qatar Indicate Some Flexibility on Demands

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 10:27pm
Instead of 13 specific conditions, Arab diplomats proposed six broad principles for the Qataris to meet.

The Breakdown: Four Years On, No Resettling Plan for Refugees. Also: Why Aren’t There More Fatal Police Shootings in Australia?

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 10:08pm
The Breakdown: Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.

Trump and Putin Held a Second, Undisclosed, Private Conversation

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 8:12pm
There is no official American record of the prolonged discussion between the two presidents on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit meeting.

Guest List at Donald Trump Jr.’s Meeting With Russian Expands Again

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 8:07pm
Irakly Kaveladze, an American-based employee of Russian property developers, attended the meeting with President Trump’s son in June 2016, Mr. Kaveladze’s lawyer says.

As Relations Worsen, Iran Says U.S. Sanctions May Violate Nuclear Deal

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 8:06pm
The Trump administration announced new restrictions, mainly aimed at the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, and has revived notions of abandoning the agreement.

Iran Says U.S. Is Not Complying With the Nuclear Deal

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 8:04pm
The United States recertified that Iran is in compliance with the terms of the 2015 international nuclear agreement. But the White House made a statement that could signal the first time that the U.S. itself is not complying with the terms of the deal.

Trump Administration Is Weighing New Sanctions Against Venezuela

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 7:58pm
Administration officials say they want President Nicolás Maduro to hold off on coming elections seen by critics as a power grab.

Behind a Chinese Powerhouse, a Web of Family Financial Ties

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 - 7:27pm
For nearly 25 years, HNA Group, the Chinese conglomerate, has funneled business to a small group of relatives and associates of its senior executives.