World News (NY Times)

Asia and Australia Edition: Roger Federer, Turkey, Donald Trump Jr.: Your Monday Briefing

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 9:54pm
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

The Breakdown: Julie Bishop Hits Back at Trump Comments on French First Lady

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 7:54pm
The Breakdown: Conversation starters and context, drawn from the day’s news in Australia.

Venezuelans Vote on Measures Devised to Weaken Maduro

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 7:08pm
Organizers hope that a large turnout and a lopsided result will widen rifts within President Nicolás Maduro’s governing party and deepen the government’s international isolation.

For Syrian Actors, a Maddening Road to America

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 6:48pm
The cast and crew of a Syrian play to be performed at Lincoln Center are scattered across the world, so just getting to the United States was a dramatic ordeal.

Refugees Confront the Past Through Art, at a Pop-Up Museum

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 4:24pm
Inside a former prison in Amsterdam, now a haven for asylum seekers, migrants tell their stories and stir up their ghosts.

Iran Sentences U.S. Graduate Student to 10 Years on Spying Charges

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 4:24pm
The sentence for the American, a graduate student in history at Princeton, seemed bound to further antagonize relations between Iran and the United States.

Qatar Opens Its Doors to All, to the Dismay of Some

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 3:47pm
The tiny country has become the freewheeling hub of the Middle East. But assertions that it is furthering dissent and terrorism have led to a blockade.

A Russian Developer Helps Out the Kremlin on Occasion. Was He a Conduit to Trump?

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 3:44pm
Aras Agalarov had developed a reputation as a fixer for the Kremlin’s toughest jobs. Did that include trying to pass dirt to Trump’s son and aides?

Bus Plunges Into Gorge in Kashmir, Killing at Least 17 Hindu Pilgrims

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 2:21pm
The vehicle was heading to the Amarnath cave, where ice forms a column considered to be a symbol of the god Shiva.

Arson Suspected in Fire in China That Killed at Least 22

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:40am
A suspect was arrested in the blaze at a two-story house used as a workers’ dormitory in Jiangsu Province.

As China Prepares for New Top Leaders, Women Are Still Shut Out

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:38am
A group of lawyers and feminists is urging the Communist Party to promote more women to leadership positions at its congress this fall, but expectations are low.

Yoro Journal: Every Year, the Sky ‘Rains Fish.’ Explanations Vary.

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:24am
Residents of La Unión, Honduras, say that after a fierce storm, the ground is covered with hundreds of small fish. It could be science, or a miracle.

After a Harrowing Flight From U.S., Refugees Find Asylum in Canada

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 10:09am
Two Ghanaian refugees suffered extreme frostbite — losing nearly all of their fingers — while fleeing the United States. Six months later, they are rebuilding their lives in Canada.

Erdogan and Supporters Stage Rally on Anniversary of Failed Coup

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 - 8:31am
The event this weekend was the centerpiece of an elaborate day of pageantry that implicitly placed the president as the hero.

Soviet Veteran Who Met With Trump Jr. Is a Master of the Dark Arts

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 5:40pm
Rinat Akhmetshin, a gregarious, fast-talking man with a sharp sense of humor, has often warned his friends and contacts: “Nothing is secure.”

Tehran's Turn | Part 1: Iran Dominates in Iraq After U.S. ‘Handed the Country Over’

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 2:46pm
The United States spent more than $1 trillion and lost about 4,500 troops in the effort to make Iraq the cornerstone of a Western-facing Middle East. But today, Iran’s influence is paramount.

Do Spy Agencies Hold Answer to Dag Hammarskjold’s Death? U.N. Wants to Know.

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 1:16pm
Fifty-six years after the U.N. secretary general’s plane crashed, there is new hope that secrets lurking in Western intelligence archives may reveal what happened.

Decimated Muslim Brotherhood Still Inspires Fear. Its Members Wonder Why.

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 12:52pm
Members of the Islamist movement, many in exile in Turkey, are puzzled to see their once-powerful but beleaguered group at the center of the Qatar crisis.

American Journalist and 3 Guards Missing in Congo

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 12:52pm
The disappearances were reported after militia fighters attacked a security post in a wildlife reserve in an eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

At a Luxury Complex in India, the Maids and the Madams Go to War

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 12:48pm
A dispute between a maid and her employer led to a full-blown riot, an unusual boiling over of resentment between rich and poor in India.