World News (NY Times)

Picturing the First World War: Russian Women Muster for a ‘Battalion of Death’

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 11:00am
Following the first revolution of 1917, women were permitted to fight on the front lines.

Savoring the Spanish of My Youth, as the Language Marches On

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 10:19am
For our correspondent in Albuquerque, a fresh encounter with the Spanish language in New Mexico sparks a rumination about its history — and its future.

France’s Macron Looks to Confront Eastern Europe Over Low-Cost Workers

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 9:43am
In the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a backlash is building in Western Europe against importing inexpensive labor from Eastern Europe.

Une épidémie de suicides ronge le monde agricole français

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 7:48am
Souffrant de l’isolement, de la rigueur d’un travail très physique et de pressions financières croissantes, les agriculteurs sont poussés au désespoir alors que les autorités et les associations tentent de leur venir en aide.

10 Museums in 10 Days? A Chinese Start-Up (Virtually) Gives Children a Tour

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 1:14am
Thousands of children in China are experiencing live-streamed tours of some of the world’s leading art, science and history museums.

North Korea Hints It Is Developing More Advanced Ballistic Missiles

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 12:36am
As Kim Jong-un ordered the production of more rocket engines and warheads, a diagram indicated that the North was working on a more powerful solid-fuel missile.