World News (NY Times)

Unusual Place for a President’s Family on a Foreign Trip: Center Stage

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 6:49pm
During Mr. Trump’s first overseas trip, the world is seeing the significant overlap between relatives and policy advisers in the current White House.

Michael Flynn Misled Pentagon About Russia Ties, Letter Says

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 5:09pm
His failure to disclose income from Russian and Turkish sources, and his apparent attempt to mislead the Pentagon, could put Mr. Flynn in legal jeopardy.

Global Health: A Global Health Scorecard Finds U.S. Lacking

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 3:54pm
By a new metric that takes into account economic means, some countries are making surprising gains in health, while the United States lags behind.

Kenya’s Struggling Uber Drivers Fear a New Competitor: Uber

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 3:47pm
Drivers say that Uber’s plans to start a discounted service in Nairobi, the capital, will eat further into their already meager earnings.

After Report on Killings of C.I.A. Sources, China Asserts Right to Defend Itself

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 3:43pm
A Foreign Ministry spokeswoman would not confirm or deny a New York Times report that more than a dozen C.I.A. informants were killed or imprisoned.

Sea Lion Grabs a Girl Off a Dock, and Social Media Turns on Her Parents

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 2:20pm
A girl and her family were feeding a sea lion from a dock in British Columbia when the animal grabbed her by the dress and pulled her underwater, an episode that was caught on video.

Big Game Hunter Killed by Elephant in Zimbabwe

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 1:47pm
Theunis Botha, 51, of South Africa, led hunting trips for wealthy tourists. An elephant fell on him after it was shot by another hunter.

U.K. Conservatives Retreat After Backlash Over ‘Dementia Tax’

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 1:32pm
Prime Minister Theresa May stepped back from a proposal that would have capped the assets of those who receive long-term care at home.

Turkey Chides U.S. Envoy Over Handling of Brawl at Washington Protest

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 1:14pm
After a fracas between Turkish bodyguards and protesters in Washington last week, tit-for-tat diplomatic complaints were made about who had mistreated whom.

Trump: I ‘Never Mentioned the Word Israel’ to Russians

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 1:04pm
President Trump, standing next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, brought up the Oval Office meeting he had with Russian officials. Mr. Trump told reporters that he “never mentioned the word or the name Israel,” although it was never alleged that he revealed the source by name in the meeting.

Iran’s President Mocks Trump’s Saudi Arabia Trip as ‘Just a Show’

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 12:43pm
President Hassan Rouhani, responding to verbal affronts from the Trump-Saudi summit meeting, said Saudi Arabia’s monarchy had “never seen a ballot box.”

629,000 Overstayed U.S. Visas Last Year, Homeland Security Says

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 11:22am
The number is a tiny portion of the estimated 50 million visitors to the country, but the department says the breach presents a risk to national security.

Trump Comes to Israel Citing a Palestinian Deal as Crucial

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 11:19am
The president’s effort will test whether a career of business-deal-making can be translated into progress in the world of international diplomacy.

What Was That Glowing Orb Trump Touched in Saudi Arabia?

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 11:05am
Social media has been abuzz with images of Mr. Trump joining Saudi and Egyptian leaders in laying hands on a white sphere.

Nga Naung Mone Journal: Drilling for a Dream in Myanmar

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 8:31am
Striking oil doesn’t mean striking it rich in the hardscrabble oil fields in south central Myanmar.

North Korea Missile Test Was Short on Distance but Long on Data, South Says

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 7:16am
The missile launched on Sunday could not reach American bases in Guam, South Korean officials said, but the test appeared to have provided useful data.

IHT Retrospective Blog: 1967: Lyndon Johnson and the Intellectuals

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 4:46am
The president’s abrasive personality and his policy on the Vietnam War were cited as causes of the disaffection between him and leading academics.

Bangkok Hospital Bombing Wounds 24 on Anniversary of Thai Coup

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 4:42am
The blast struck a military-owned hospital in the capital on Monday, three years after the army seized power to thwart a populist movement in the kingdom.

Trump Shifts Stances on Key Israeli Issues

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 4:30am
The president has backtracked on several issues that are key to Israel, including the location of the U.S. Embassy and settlement-building.

Indonesia Police Arrest 141 Men Accused of Having Gay Sex Party

Mon, 22 May 2017 - 3:54am
The raid on a sauna in Jakarta, along with the release of pictures of the men detained, is the latest crackdown on homosexuality in the Muslim-majority nation.