World News (NY Times)

French Soldiers Tortured Algerians, Macron Admits 6 Decades Later

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 2:36pm
The French president took responsibility for the killing of Maurice Audin, a young activist who became a symbol of the Algerian War, and asked the man’s widow for forgiveness.

Protesters Shut Afghan Election Offices as Political Crisis Brews

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 11:15am
After five elections, Afghanistan still lacks a basic consensus over how to hold elections, with the latest logjam threatening the country’s stability.

#MeToo in the Monastery: A Chinese Abbot’s Fall Stirs Questions on Buddhism’s Path

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 11:10am
A charismatic rising star was China’s most important leader to be toppled by charges of sexual and financial misconduct.

Egypt Detains Mubarak Sons in Stock Manipulation Case

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 8:58am
Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, whose father was ousted as president in 2011, were arrested as part of an investigation into unlawful trading that began in 2012.

Rwanda Freeing Over 2,000 Prisoners, Including an Opposition Leader

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 8:20am
President Paul Kagame’s government ordered the release of Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza, leader of an opposition party, and Kizito Mihigo, a musician and activist.

The Look: A Simple Life

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 5:00am
Mennonites living in Belize exist apart from the government, with limited technology and surrounded by farmable land.

Typhoon Hits Philippines, Bringing Heavy Rains and Stirring Painful Memories

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 - 12:09am
Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into the northern Philippines with an intensity not seen since Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the country’s center in 2013.

Volkswagen Beetle, Symbol of ’60s Counterculture, Will Be Discontinued Again

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 10:27pm
The German carmaker’s United States unit, the only division still turning out the curvy car originally developed at Hitler’s direction, will end production of the vehicle in July.

The Great Canadian Compromise: The Canada Letter

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 7:29pm
A measure that allowed Canada to create its own constitution in 1982 but left many unhappy has returned to haunt the current political scene.

Typhoon Mangkhut Sweeps Through Philippines

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 7:27pm
Thousands of people in the Philippines have been evacuated from their homes to escape the deadly storm, which made landfall on the northern island of Luzon.

Trade Ministers Call for W.T.O. Overhaul, but Offer Few Details

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 6:53pm
In a tacit acknowledgment that Mr. Trump has shaken the international trading system, G20 officials sought to reduce tensions.

Live Briefing: Typhoon Slams Into the Philippines

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 6:08pm
The super typhoon, also known as Ompong, made landfall on Luzon in the early hours of Saturday, bringing with it battering winds and lashing rain.

Pompeo Calls a Former Diplomat’s Meetings with Iranians ‘Unseemly and Unprecedented’

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 6:04pm
The secretary of state criticized John Kerry for discussing the jettisoned nuclear deal with Iranian diplomats. Mr. Kerry shrugged it off and plugged his new book.

Your Friday Evening News Briefing: Tropical Storm Florence, Paul Manafort, Brett Kavanaugh

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 5:28pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

4,000 Children Flee Pollution Disaster on Ukraine-Crimea Border

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 4:17pm
Sulfurous pollution from a chemical factory is blowing across a disputed border with Crimea in Ukraine, forcing evacuations on both sides.

At Dua Lipa Concert, Dancing Fans Were Dragged Out

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 3:35pm
The forced ejections in Shanghai drew backlash from music fans across China. The 23-year-old singer said she was “horrified.”

The Saturday Profile: For His Next Act, a Ukrainian Rock Star Looks to Politics

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 2:41pm
Svyatoslav I. Vakarchuk, Ukraine’s favorite musician, sang the protest anthems for two popular uprisings and is now considering a run for president.

We’re Dating, K-Pop Stars Declare. You’re Fired, Their Label Says.

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 1:37pm
By making their relationship public, HyunA and E’Dawn breached an unspoken rule in the closely managed world of South Korean pop music.

U.S. Is Ending Final Source of Aid for Palestinian Civilians

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 1:36pm
An American aid agency is blocking Palestinian access to $10 million intended for peace programs with Israelis because of President Trump’s policy.

Russians Planned Attack on Lab Testing Salisbury Nerve Agent, Swiss Say

Fri, 14 Sep 2018 - 1:32pm
The Dutch expelled two Russian agents preparing a cyber attack on a Swiss lab, officials say, adding a new twist to Moscow’s clashes with the West.