World News (NY Times)

Those Aussies Playing in the Croc Trap? ‘Idiots,’ Mayor Says

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 12:43pm
A picture shows four men splashing around inside a baited crocodile trap. They seem to be smiling. Officials in Queensland were not amused.

Harvey Weinstein’s Italian Friend Is Now in the Eye of a Media Storm

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 12:04pm
Fabrizio Lombardo insisted he was a key employee of the movie producer in Italy. Former colleagues and women who’ve accused the mogul of harassment say otherwise.

Llivia Journal: This Catalan Town Has Already Broken From Spain, Physically at Least

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 11:44am
Llivia, a five-square-mile town, is a geographic and historical anomaly that has existed for more than 350 years as a Spanish enclave inside France.

Kenya’s Supreme Court to Hear Last-Minute Petition on Election Rerun

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 11:41am
Judges could postpone the vote scheduled for Thursday after the main opposition candidate withdrew and officials alleged interference.

How Climate Change Is Playing Havoc With Olive Oil (and Farmers)

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 11:02am
Extreme weather is making olive oil production far more erratic just as global demand is growing. A summer heat wave in Europe was the latest calamity.

Tillerson in Kabul? Two Photos Lead to Many Questions

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 8:58am
A secret meeting between Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson and the Afghan president was said to take place in Kabul. Photographs told another story.

China Is Said to Free Hong Kong Bookseller, but Family Says He’s Missing

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 8:44am
Gui Minhai, who published potboilers about China’s leaders, disappeared from Thailand two years ago and later emerged in detention in China.

Australian Soldiers ‘Liked’ Facebook Page That Joked About Rape

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 6:15am
A page that made light of rape and necrophilia was the latest embarrassment for the military, which critics say has a persistent culture of misogyny.

Europe Edition: Donald Trump, Syria, Migrants: Your Tuesday Briefing

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 5:24am
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Are Freed on Bail to Pursue Appeal

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 1:30am
Joshua Wong and Nathan Law, key figures in the democracy movement, are challenging the sentences that led allies to call them political prisoners.

Footsteps: Chasing the Spirit of a Fractured Spain Through García Lorca

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 1:08am
The powerful voice of the Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca is still one that binds this nation in the midst of its current struggles.