World News (NY Times)

Fact Check: Manchester Bombing Rumors and Hoaxes

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 5:03pm
Since the attack at an Ariana Grande concert, social media users have been spreading false information about missing children and the investigation.

Trump Is Expected to Endorse NATO’s Mutual Aid Pledge, Ending Silence

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 4:46pm
President Trump said during the campaign that the U.S. would aid only allies who pulled their weight financially, but he may now drop that caveat.

China’s Addiction to Debt Now Threatens Its Growth

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 3:12pm
A major credit rating agency sounded the alarm on Wednesday, saying the steady buildup of debt would erode China’s financial strength.

U.N. Says Trump Budget Cuts Would ‘Make It Impossible’ to Do Its Job

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 2:20pm
The statement from a United Nations spokesman added to the growing criticism of the Trump administration’s proposed cuts in foreign assistance.

Police Raids Targeting Moscow Director Set Off Fears of a Crackdown

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 2:11pm
Cultural leaders voiced their support for a renowned theater director after he was questioned as part of an embezzlement inquiry.

Manchester Bombing Shifts Political Narrative as U.K. Election Looms

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 2:02pm
Before the attack, Prime Minister Theresa May’s predicted glide to victory in the June 8 elections had run into trouble. Now the focus has changed to her benefit.

Live Briefing: Manchester Bombing Investigation Focuses on ‘Network’

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 2:01pm
Officials were trying to find who made the bomb and to discern whether Salman Abedi had received help assembling the device.

Expert Doubts China’s Population Number, Saying India May Be No. 1

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 1:15pm
Yi Fuxiang, a Chinese scientist at the University of Wisconsin, challenged China’s figure of 1.38 billion people, suggesting India is more populous.

Manchester Bombing Victims Include at Least 7 Parents

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 12:50pm
The attack, as young fans left a pop concert, killed 22 people, making it the deadliest act of terrorism in Britain since 2005.

D.E.A. Misled Overseers on Deadly Honduras Operations, Watchdogs Say

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 11:55am
Agents combating drug smuggling were involved in three shootings and misled the public, lawmakers and the Justice Department, two inspectors general said.

Jerusalem Day Celebration Underscores Israeli-Palestinian Divide

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 11:51am
The 50th anniversary of Israel’s annexation of territory — unrecognized by most nations — was fraught, but Jews in Jerusalem reveled in the day.

They Went to Manchester Arena as Homeless Men. They Left as Heroes.

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 11:11am
Chris Parker and Stephen Jones scrambled to help after the blast, comforting victims and removing nails from wounded limbs.

Highlights From Trump’s Meeting With the Pope

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 9:32am
President Trump spoke with Pope Francis about peace and aid for immigrants. He was also scheduled to meet the Italian president.

Xiamen Journal: Chinese Fashion Designers Flock to City of T-Shirts and Flip-Flops

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:57am
The “Xiamen gang,” whose aesthetics range from elevated street wear to high-end fashion, are setting up shop in a city not known for its sense of chic.

Duterte Suggests Martial Law Across Philippines, Citing Islamist Threat

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 6:10am
One day after he imposed military rule on a southern island, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines raised the prospect of ISIS-inspired rebels moving farther north.

Court Ruling Could Make Taiwan First Place in Asia to Legalize Gay Marriage

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 4:49am
If the island’s legislature doesn’t act in the next two years, same-sex couples can register their marriages with the authorities, the constitutional court said.

Feature: Aleppo After the Fall

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 4:00am
As the Syrian civil war turns in favor of the regime, a nation adjusts to a new reality — and a complicated new picture of the conflict emerges.

South Korean Military Sentences Captain for Sex With Other Servicemen

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 2:57am
The verdict was condemned by rights groups, which said that the country’s military was conducting a homophobic “witch hunt” among its ranks.

Europe Edition: Manchester, Roger Moore, Donald Trump: Your Wednesday Briefing

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 11:41pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

European Leaders Hope to Win Trump’s Favor

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 11:01pm
President Trump’s visit to Brussels is an opportunity for European Union members to try to sway his opinions their way.