World News (NY Times)

The Rare, Potent Fuel Powering North Korea’s Weapons

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 10:13pm
Despite a long record of intelligence warnings, there is no evidence that Washington has ever moved with urgency to cut off Pyongyang’s access to a rocket fuel.

Asia and Australia Edition: London, North Korea, Rohingya: Your Monday Briefing

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 7:54pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Now It’s Hurricane Maria, and Caribbean Braces for New Hit

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 6:40pm
Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma devastated the islands, residents learned Tropical Storm Maria had intensified and was heading their way.

When U.N. Envoy Nikki Haley Talks, Does President Trump Listen?

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 6:18pm
Ms. Haley has cast herself as someone who can sway President Trump on important foreign policy issues — including the value of the United Nations itself. This week will test her influence.

Syrian Children Return to School Amid the Ruins in a Rebel-Held Area

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 6:12pm
In the battered suburb of Douma on the outskirts of Damascus, students are trying to resume their studies, which have been cut short by war.

What We’re Watching at This Year’s United Nations General Assembly

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 6:11pm
North Korea, Iran, Myanmar, Climate Change. Oh, and Donald J. Trump.

The United Nations Explained: Its Purpose, Power and Problems

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 5:53pm
As representatives of the body’s 193 member countries gather for the annual session of the General Assembly, a look at how the institution has attempted to live up to its founders’ ambitions.

Italy, Going It Alone, Stalls the Flow of Migrants. But at What Cost?

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 5:17pm
Some charge that Rome’s solution to the crisis may be strengthening Libya’s most rapacious warlords, while condemning thousands to misery.

Britain Lowers Threat Level After Arrest of 2nd Man in London Subway Bombing

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 5:08pm
The 21-year-old man, who was not identified, was arrested late Saturday in Hounslow, the Metropolitan Police said.

Nawaz Sharif’s Supporters Win a Pakistan Election

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 3:48pm
The by-election was cast as a chance for voters to speak out on a Pakistan Supreme Court ruling that ousted Mr. Sharif as prime minister in July.

Walking the Line Between Covering a Rohingya Refugee Story and Changing It

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 11:30am
“You cannot help everyone, so you tell yourself that documenting their suffering is a form of aid.”

36 Burundian Refugees Are Shot Dead in Congo

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 9:47am
The Burundians had fled political violence at home but died in a clash with soldiers, according to the U.N. and a civil society group in Congo.

Why Trump Is the Most Interesting Part of the U.N. General Assembly

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 9:38am
Representatives from 193 nations are set to gather for the 72nd annual General Assembly. All eyes will be on President Trump as he juggles diplomatic tensions in countries like North Korea and Iran.

Paris Won the 2024 Olympics by Learning From Its Mistakes

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 8:10am
The French capital built on its past failures, putting sports first, stressing unity, pushing its environmental credentials and embracing the “L word”: lobbying.

Captive Priest Is Freed as Philippine Troops Close In on Militants

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 4:22am
The Rev. Teresito Suganob, who had been held in the war-town city of Marawi since May, escaped amid heavy fighting, an admiral said on Sunday.

Catering to Commuters at a Tijuana Border Crossing

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 4:00am
Every morning, tens of thousands commute from Tijuana, Mexico, into the United States for work, crawling for hours in traffic. A small industry of food vendors caters to the daily commuters.

Tropical Storm Maria Is Latest Threat to Caribbean Islands

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 10:10pm
A hurricane watch has been issued for Antigua and Barbuda, and Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands may be affected by the middle of next week.

With Cost-Cutting Zeal, Tillerson Whittles U.N. Delegation, Too

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 9:36pm
Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, who sees himself as a steward of taxpayer dollars, slashed the number of diplomats attending the United Nations General Assembly next week.

Iraq Leader Says He Will Use Force if Kurdish Referendum Turns Violent

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 4:43pm
If Iraq is “threatened by the use of force outside the law,” Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in an interview, “then we will intervene militarily.”

News Analysis: U.S. Plan for New Afghan Force Revives Fears of Militia Abuses

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 3:10pm
A proposed force billed as an affordable supplement to the struggling Afghan Army is raising concerns that it would amount to another abusive militia.