World News (NY Times)

Huge Manafort Payment Reflects Murky Ukraine Politics

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 7:28am
How did an organization that reported spending of less than $15 million over two years pay Donald J. Trump’s former campaign chairman $17 million?

Liu Xiaobo, Chinese Dissident and Nobel Laureate, Is Cremated

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 6:53am
The small, muted funeral was attended by his wife under official watch. Mr. Liu’s ashes were later dropped into the sea.

Tomb Robbing, Perilous but Alluring, Makes Comeback in China

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 5:00am
Thieves seeking riches have hit a countryside filled with ancient burial sites as global demand for Chinese antiquities has surged.

Where Slaves Arrived in Brazil

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 4:00am
Rio de Janeiro’s Valongo Wharf, an entry point for an estimated 900,000 slaves, has been named a Unesco World Heritage site.

Brazil’s Gateway for Slaves, Now a World Heritage Site

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 4:00am
Unesco called the Valongo Wharf “a testimony to one of the most brutal episodes in the history of humankind.”

Pakistani Opposition Hopes for Leader’s Removal Over Corruption Case

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 - 2:40am
A Supreme Court hearing stemming from the Panama Papers could end in the removal of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, but his supporters expect a long and bitter battle.

Canada Letter: Mortgages on the Rise and a Massive Ice Chunk

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 8:37pm
What a lending rate increase could mean for housing prices across Canada, and what an ice break in the Antarctic means for the future.

ISIS Leader in Afghanistan Is Killed by Drone, Pentagon Says

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 8:08pm
The death comes as the Trump administration is close to completing a review to help determine its broader strategy in Afghanistan.

White House Memo: Dropping the Bluster, Trump Revives Banter With Reporters

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 8:03pm
President Trump’s expansive and engaging conversation with the news media aboard Air Force One is the side of his demeanor that the public rarely sees.

France Remembers the Nice Attack: ‘We Will Never Find the Words’

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 7:50pm
On Thursday, thousands gathered in the Mediterranean city to commemorate the 86 victims killed a year ago on the city’s seaside promenade.

The Interpreter: Why Uprooting Corruption Has Plunged Brazil Into Chaos

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 7:21pm
Brazil’s systemic corruption runs so deep that removing it has destabilized politics and polarized society.

Jean-Jacques Susini, Right-Wing Extremist in Algeria, Dies at 83

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 6:45pm
He opposed Algerian independence from France, plotted to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, and belonged to an group that used terrorism tactics.

All the President’s Handshakes

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 6:19pm
Analyzing President Trump’s handshakes with world leaders has become something of a sport, so we had two professionals do it.

Donald Trump, Paris, Wimbledon: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 5:31pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Back in Afghan Hot Spot, U.S. Marines Chase Diminished Goals

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 3:54pm
Marines have returned to Helmand Province to help Afghan forces regain ground lost to the Taliban, and this time there is no timetable for leaving.

Fugitive Venezuelan Pilot Makes Brazen Public Appearance

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 3:53pm
The former police officer — who was involved in an attack last month on two government buildings — attended an opposition rally in Caracas on Thursday.

European Tourists Stabbed at a Beach Resort in Egypt; 2 Die

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 3:01pm
In the first significant attack on foreigners in Egypt in more than a year, six women were stabbed by an assailant who swam to the resort in Hurghada.

Russia Warns U.S. It Could Expel Americans Over Diplomatic Dispute

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 2:55pm
Russia wants the United States to reverse its decision to expel 35 Russians and block access to diplomatic sites over accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

Ruling Threatens Hong Kong’s Independence From China

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 2:25pm
A court removing four lawmakers assures China greater influence over Hong Kong’s government at least until by-elections are held.

The Saturday Profile: An Alternative History of Singapore, Through a Comic Book

Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 12:37pm
Sonny Liew’s “The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye,” with art that pays tribute to Astro Boy, Pogo and Spider-Man, retells the nation’s creation story.