World News (NY Times)

Art Review: The Cement Mixer as Muse

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 9:00am
A Socialist state’s postwar buildings burst with ambition and invention at the Museum of Modern Art.

Trump Questions the Core of NATO: Mutual Defense, Including Montenegro

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 7:24am
In an interview with the Fox host Tucker Carlson, President Trump was asked why an American son would have to defend Montenegro, the alliance’s newest member.

Australian Leader Says Pope Should Fire Archbishop Convicted of Hiding Abuse

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 6:47am
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on Pope Francis to fire Archbishop Philip Wilson, the highest-ranking Catholic official to be convicted of concealing child sexual abuse.

Trump Tried to Protect Qualcomm. Now His Trade War May Be Hurting It.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 5:00am
Qualcomm’s chief executive, Steve Mollenkopf, needs Beijing’s regulatory approval to buy another chip maker, NXP. But a prolonged deal review by China is widely seen as retaliation for U.S. tariffs.

Europe and Asia Move to Bolster Global Systems That Trump Has Attacked

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 4:05am
Sometimes working with unlikely partners, they have undertaken a flurry of efforts to preserve a rules-based order on trade and security that the United States once championed.

International Herald Tribune: 1918: Pigeons, Aviators and Lorry Drivers Help Stop Enemy

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 2:07am
Carrier pigeons, pilots and truck drivers all played a crucial role in helping to stop a German offensive in the France during World War I.

South Korean Court Orders Big Payouts to Families of Ferry Victims

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 - 12:43am
The ruling was the first time a court held the government financially culpable in a 2014 ferry sinking that killed 304 people, South Korea’s worst catastrophe in decades.

Thai Cave Boys Leave Hospital and Apologize for All the Fuss

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 11:21pm
The soccer teammates say sorry to their rescuers, after a remarkable international effort to extract them from a flooded cave in northern Thailand.

Taliban Leaders Declare a Halt to Bombings in Civilian Areas

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 11:15pm
The insurgent group said that it would continue fighting but would avoid actions, like suicide attacks, that kill civilians. ISIS made no such offer.

Asian Stocks Drift as Investors Await Fresh Moves on Trade

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 10:48pm
Asian stock markets were drifting Thursday in mixed trading as investors awaited further moves in global trade disputes.

Turkey Resists Pressure to Release American Pastor From Jail

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 9:09pm
Andrew Brunson, one of 20 Americans swept up by Turkey after a coup attempt two years ago, is accused of terrorism and espionage.

Israel Passes ‘National Home’ Law, Drawing Ire of Arabs

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 8:47pm
The legislation alters the status of Arabic from an official language to a “special” one, and says the right to national self-determination rests solely with the Jewish people.

From the Start, Trump Has Muddied a Clear Message: Putin Interfered

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 8:08pm
Weeks before taking office, Donald J. Trump learned of highly sensitive intelligence about Russian election interference, but he has done all he can to suggest other explanations for the hacks.

Elon Musk Walks Back ‘Pedo Guy’ Attack on Thai Cave Diver

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 8:08pm
The tech billionaire had faced mounting criticism from investors for calling the British diver a pedophile after the man criticized Mr. Musk’s submarine.

Iran Says Trump Sought Meeting With President 8 Times at U.N. Last Year

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 6:30pm
The claim, if confirmed, suggests that President Trump was far more interested in talking with Iran’s president than had been previously disclosed.

Hungary Pulls Out of U.N. Global Migration Agreement

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 6:30pm
Hungary’s minister of foreign affairs said that the objectives of the agreement were not in line with Hungary’s national interests.

Trump, Google, Thai Soccer Team: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 5:04pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

‘I Can’t Breathe’: Video Shows Indigenous Australian’s Prison Death

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 4:53pm
Newly released footage from 2015 shows an Indigenous Australian prisoner screaming, “I can’t breathe” while being pinned down by a team of officers. He was declared dead about one hour after the guards entered his cell.

British Man Convicted of Plotting Attack on Theresa May

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 4:43pm
Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman was found guilty of planning to kill the prime minister of Britain at her official residence.

video dispatch: The Town at the Heart of Nicaragua’s Opposition Movement

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 2:39pm
Masaya is one of the few places in all of Nicaragua where President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown on protesters has struggled. Our reporters traveled there to meet the residents leading this resistance.