World News (NY Times)

News Analysis: At Bonn Climate Talks, Stakes Get Higher in Gamble on Planet’s Future

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 9:33am
This year’s United Nations climate talks have wrapped up, and there were few signs that countries are inclined to take urgent action.

Big Sonia: I’m Still Here

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 6:00am
A filmmaker documents her grandmother’s journey as a Holocaust survivor.

What It’s Like to Live in India’s Toxic Air

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 5:00am
New Delhi’s air quality worsens every winter. Jeffrey Gettleman, Times South Asia bureau chief, talks to residents who are suffering from the pollution and some who call it a “slow poison.”

Slavery Ensnares Thousands in U.K. Here’s One Teenage Girl’s Story.

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 4:07am
Across Britain, vulnerable adults and children — both citizens and migrants — have become victims of modern slavery. A teenager trapped by a drug gang tells what happened to her.

Spain’s Secret Service Had Ties to Attack Leader, Official Says

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 12:20am
Abdelbaki Essati, who was killed in a blast shortly before the attack in Barcelona, provided information to the National Intelligence Center in 2014.

Dog Earns Special Treat: British Award for Bravery

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 12:19am
A Belgian Malinois dog called Mali has received Britain’s highest award for animal valor for his actions during an intense firefight in Afghanistan.

Angela Merkel’s Coalition Talks in Germany Go Into Overtime

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 12:19am
The German chancellor and representatives of three other parties are expected to work into the weekend after contentious talks ended in deadlock.

Search Underway for Argentine Navy Submarine With 44 Aboard

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 11:57pm
The ARA San Juan, which was on a routine patrol off the cost of Patagonia, has been missing since Wednesday.

Top Russian Official Tried to Broker ‘Backdoor’ Meeting Between Trump and Putin

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 10:38pm
The overture came soon after the Trump campaign was told of Russian “dirt” on Hillary Clinton. As Donald J. Trump neared the Republican nomination, Moscow tried repeatedly to contact his campaign.

Antonio Ledezma, Venezuelan Opposition Leader, Flees to Colombia

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 10:37pm
His trip was a major embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro, who has sought to silence opponents.

After Coup, Even Mugabe’s Own Party Is Dumping Him

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 9:40pm
The military allowed him to address a university graduation, while negotiations aimed at a peaceful and face-saving exit continued.

Coups: What Goes Into Toppling a Government?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 9:20pm
The military takeover in Zimbabwe is just the latest in a long history of government overthrows. Here are several types of coups perpetrated by rogue operators.

Russia Vetoes Stopgap Resolution to Preserve Syria Chemical Weapons Panel

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 8:23pm
It was Russia’s second veto in 24 hours aimed at protecting the Syrian government and Russia’s 11th veto to shield Syria since the war began in 2011.

Crimes of the Caliphate: Iraqi Shepherd Bears Witness to ISIS Massacre

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:46pm
As Iraq liberates the last territory from the Islamic State, the country is starting to grapple with the extent of the group’s destruction.

Political Clashes in Kenya Leave Several Dead

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:15pm
The opposition politician Raila Odinga returned from abroad, and his supporters fought with the police.

North Korea, Al Franken, Leonids: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:07pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Salvatore Riina, Italian Mafia’s ‘Boss of Bosses,’ Dies at 87

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:05pm
Known as the Beast, the brutal and murderous leader of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra was serving 26 life sentences.

Public Health Care and Defining Canada: Readers Speak Out in the Canada Letter

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 6:03pm
In this week’s newsletter for about Canadians, our readers offer their thoughts on how the public health care system has come to define the country.

China to Export Trumpchi Cars to U.S., Maybe With a New Name

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 3:20pm
GAC Motor wants to lead an export push as China prepares the rest of its auto industry to go global and, in particular, target the American market.

British Explorer Is Rescued From Remote Forest in Papua New Guinea

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 2:33pm
Benedict Allen was trying to reconnect with a tribe he had met 30 years ago.