World News (NY Times)

Mithi Journal: Pair of Killings Tests Hindu-Muslim Unity in a Pakistani Desert Town

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 10:57pm
In the remote town of Mithi, tolerance has been a byword for generations. But a recent influx of Muslim extremist parties is setting everything on edge.

An Embassy, 850 Pounds of Cocaine and Now 6 Arrests

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 10:21pm
The 14-month investigation was triggered by the discovery of $60 million of cocaine at the Russian Embassy in Argentina.

Haiti Suspends Oxfam Great Britain After Sex Scandal

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 9:55pm
Two weeks after learning that Oxfam staff members had sex parties with prostitutes after the 2010 earthquake, the Haitian government is investigating.

Unicef Official Resigns Over His Past Conduct Toward Women

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 8:22pm
Justin Forsyth was accused of inappropriate behavior toward women when he was chief executive of the charity Save the Children.

As Donald Trump Jr. Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 7:15pm
The president’s son is in India on behalf of the family business, but word that he planned a speech on foreign policy took the controversy to a new level.

Elephant Tramples a Refugee Camp, and a Child is Killed

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 7:05pm
Dozens of people were also injured after an elephant tore through the camp in Bangladesh, home to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya.

Greece Approves Bribery Investigation Involving Political Elite

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 6:56pm
A report sent to Parliament said there was evidence to suggest that Novartis made payments to politicians.

Blocked by Russia, U.N. Fails to Pass Syria Cease-Fire Resolution

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 6:43pm
The resolution was intended to allow food and medicine to reach a besieged Damascus suburb, where conditions were described as “hell on earth.”

N.R.A., Manafort, Syria: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 6:28pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Kremlin Opponent Aleksei Navalny Is Briefly Detained for Organizing Protests

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 4:50pm
The complaint against the Russian opposition leader carries a 30-day sentence, which would conveniently sideline him for the presidential election on March 18.

With Dozens of Schoolgirls Missing in Nigeria, Angry Parents Demand Answers

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 4:27pm
Parents heckled a governor and attacked his motorcade after learning their daughters were still unaccounted for after a Boko Haram attack on a school in northern Nigeria.

‘A President I Can Be Proud of’: South Africans Express Their Hopes

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 3:01pm
As Cyril Ramaphosa takes office, readers outlined their expectations and concerns for life under their new leader.

Bomb Thrown at U.S. Embassy in Montenegro; Attacker Kills Himself

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 11:05am
Police say they have not found a motive for the attack, which did not injure anyone at the embassy, and did only minor damage.

Heads Up: In Post-Carnival Trinidad, the Party Never Really Ends

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 6:42am
Port of Spain is known for its exuberant annual Mardi Gras, but even when the Trinidadian capital is not filled with costumed revelers, it remains home to a vibrant arts scene.

Former Spymaster to Lead North Korea’s Olympic Ceremony Delegation

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 5:35am
Kim Yong-chol, a high-ranking North Korean official accused of overseeing deadly attacks on the South, will visit South Korea to discuss the possibility of future talks.

When Jokes Become a Crime: Free Speech Under Fire in Lebanon

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 5:01am
A surge of legal cases against entertainers, journalists and activists has raised concerns about one of the Arab world’s freest environments.

As China Puts Pressure on Taiwan, Signs of a U.S. Pushback

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 4:32am
Concern about the self-governing island’s fate seems to be building in Washington, even as President Trump seeks China’s help on other issues.

Letter 46: Turnbull Goes to Washington, We Go to the Pub

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 11:08pm
This week’s Australia Letter: Hobart’s best chicken Parma, and other news.

U.K.’s Governing Party Is Clashing Over ‘Brexit.’ Again.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 10:12pm
Hard-line supporters of withdrawal are dismayed by a suggestion that the transition after leaving the European Union could be longer than two years.

Boko Haram Storms Girls’ School in Nigeria, Renewing Fears

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 9:18pm
Dozens of girls are missing after the militants raided a school, raising fears they may have been taken hostage just like girls from Chibok in 2014.