World News (NY Times)

Grace Mugabe’s Fierce Battle for Power in Zimbabwe

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 7:59pm
Grace Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s first lady, is in the middle of the fight for the country’s presidency. Her rising power may have prompted the military to take over.

Grace Mugabe Became a Target of Zimbabwe’s Anger

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 7:51pm
Robert Mugabe’s wife helped oust two successive vice presidents who rivaled her as potential successors to her ailing husband.

Robert Mugabe’s Long Reign in Zimbabwe: A Timeline

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 7:32pm
Here’s a look at the leader’s public life over the past half century.

Signs of Russian Meddling in Brexit Referendum

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 7:24pm
Researchers have found evidence that Russian-language or Kremlin-linked Twitter accounts pushed divisive messages in British politics, too.

Volgograd Journal: For Russians, 75 Years Later, Stalingrad Is a Battle to Remember

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 7:13pm
The 200 days of fighting along the Volga River came to be a defining event of World War II. For a Russian conflict photographer, it remains a touchstone.

A Joke About the Nile Lands an Egyptian Pop Queen in Court

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 5:38pm
The singer Sherine Abdel-Wahab has been charged with incitement and harming the public interest after joking about a waterborne disease transmitted by parasitic worms.

Russia May Make All Outside News Media Register as ‘Foreign Agents’

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 5:02pm
The measure is said to be a response to a U.S. requirement imposed on the state-owned RT television network, but it is far broader in scope.

Vanu Bose, Who Brought Cellular Service to Remote Areas, Dies at 52

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 12:31pm
Mr. Bose, whose father founded the Bose Corporation, was an innovator in his own right, developing wireless networks that helped Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.

A Radioactive Cloud Wafts Over Europe, With Russia as Chief Suspect

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 9:02am
High levels of a substance called ruthenium 106 detected over the Continent have prompted concern about a possible cover-up by Moscow.

In Zimbabwe Crisis, Is Mugabe’s Reign Over?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 8:30am
Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s 93-year-old president who has ruled for almost four decades, has been put under house arrest by the military.

Zimbabwe’s Military, in Apparent Takeover, Says It Has Custody of Mugabe

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 8:09am
President Robert G. Mugabe was in custody, military officials said, adding that they would be “targeting criminals around him” as “the situation in our country has moved to another level.”

Australia Votes for Gay Marriage, Clearing Path to Legalization

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 4:43am
“They voted ‘yes’ for fairness, they voted ‘yes’ for commitment, they voted ‘yes’ for love,” said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Now it’s up to Parliament.

Japan Extends Economic Growth Streak

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 2:57am
The country’s businesses have benefited from stimulus measures and rising global demand, as output expanded for a seventh consecutive three-month period.

U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 1:44am
A firm with ties to President Vladimir V. Putin’s former boss in the Russian spy service has been employed to protect American diplomatic missions.

Reporter’s Notebook: Trump in Asia: A ‘Very Epic’ Charm Offensive

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 1:39am
Like most things he undertakes, President Trump treated his 12-day trip as a test of his own personal charisma.

‘I Am Alive’: Survivors of Iran Earthquake Mourn as Government Scrambles to Help

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 12:42am
A New York Times correspondent visited villages in western Iran near the epicenter of Sunday night’s earthquake.

Chinese Nationalism Jostles With Academic Freedom in Australia

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 12:27am
Chinese students, an increasingly crucial source of revenue, are challenging what they see as anti-China slights, raising censorship concerns.

Taliban ‘Red Unit’ With Night Vision Kills Dozens of Afghan Officers

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 10:43pm
Afghan officials say the Taliban’s high-tech gear and mobile tactics are proving especially deadly. Scores of police officers have died in two days.

Canada Moves Closer to Gender Equity for Indigenous Women

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 10:42pm
A bill to remove gender discrimination from a law regulating indigenous rights does not go far enough, critics say.

What’s Behind Saudi Arabia’s Political Crisis?

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 10:32pm
A crown prince. An epic purge. A proxy war. Saudi Arabia's political crisis, explained.