World News (NY Times)

Russia, 2020, Amazon: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 8:39pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

These Women Were Told Not to Play Soccer. Instead They Formed a Team.

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 7:59pm
Away from the lights of the World Cup, on the African archipelago of Zanzibar, a group of Muslim women are challenging a culture that says only men can play soccer.

News Analysis: For Putin, the ‘Summit He Has Dreamed of for 18 Years’

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 7:27pm
President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia got what he wanted most from his meeting with President Trump: American affirmation of his status as a global power.

Jehovah’s Witnesses, Fleeing Russia Crackdown, Seek Shelter in Finland

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 6:51pm
The fate of hundreds of Russians who escaped to Finland to avoid arrest is unlikely to be on the agenda when President Trump meets President Vladimir V. Putin.

Who Is Bill Browder, Kremlin Foe Singled Out in Putin’s Offer?

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 6:23pm
William F. Browder, an investor, has led a global human rights fight against the Kremlin that has resulted in sanctions being leveled against Russian officials, becoming a thorn in Mr. Putin’s side.

Joint News Conference by Trump and Putin: Full Video and Transcript

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 3:53pm
President Trump and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia answered questions from Russian and American journalists after their private meeting in Helsinki, Finland.

Deported From U.S., and Picking Up Pieces of a Shattered Dream

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 3:40pm
A Guatemalan family wanted to “leave behind everything bad.” Ahead, though, was “a huge torment” that still haunts them.

France’s World Cup Win Is a ‘National Relief’ After Attacks and Racial Tension

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 2:20pm
The delirium expressed since the men’s soccer team captured the trophy has been a boost for supporters of multiculturalism.

Jailed Reporter in Myanmar Challenges Prosecution’s Version of His Arrest

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 2:14pm
The journalist, U Wa Lone, and his colleague, U Kyaw Soe Oo, each face up to 14 years in prison under Myanmar’s colonial-era Official Secrets Act if convicted.

How Trump Dodged Questions About Russian Election Meddling

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 12:17pm
During a news conference with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, President Trump would not say whether he believed Russia meddled with the 2016 presidential election.

In Trump’s U.K. Visit, Some See ‘Infomercial’ for Money-Losing Golf Resort

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 11:08am
Ethics experts say President Trump’s promotion of Turnberry is part of a broader, problematic effort to use the presidency to gin up business for his property.

China’s Strong Economic Growth Figures Belie Signs of Weakness

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 7:51am
A 6.7 percent expansion rate comes amid signs that Beijing’s efforts to tame debt, the trade dispute with the U.S. and other problems are taking a toll.

News Analysis: Just Sitting Down With Trump, Putin Comes Out Ahead

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 5:46am
By attacking Europe and starting a trade war with America’s closest allies, President Trump has already advanced the agenda of President Vladimir V. Putin, analysts say.

Zhengzhou Dispatch: Looking Through the Eyes of China’s Surveillance State

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 2:00am
A rare chance to try on a tool of a would-be surveillance dystopia gave a glimpse of the wariness that a closely watched populace can’t hide.

U.K. Poisoning Inquiry Turns to Russian Agency in Mueller Indictments

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 1:59am
The military intelligence service suspected of disrupting the 2016 presidential campaign in the U.S. may be behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England.

Obama Visits Kenya, Land of His Father, to Promote Local Charity

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 12:43am
The former U.S. president was in the country to inaugurate a sports and training center founded by his half sister, Auma Obama.

The Interpreter: Trump Shakes the International Order. Could It Break?

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 10:58pm
Whether grand strategy or mere moment-to-moment impulse, President Trump’s brash treatment of European allies may do long-term damage.

White House Orders Direct Taliban Talks to Jump-Start Afghan Negotiations

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 7:39pm
As patience with the long war fades, diplomats have expanded authority to begin talks with the Taliban, which could grow into broader negotiations.

‘We Are United’: France’s World Cup Win Brings Together a Nation

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 6:58pm
From the Champs Élysées to the low-income Paris suburbs that many of the French team’s stars call home, the country rallied behind “Les Bleus” for the big game against Croatia.

Trump, on Eve of Putin Meeting, Calls E.U. a Trade ‘Foe’

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 - 6:51pm
The president made the remarks in an interview while he was at his golf resort in Scotland, ahead of his meeting with the Russian leader in Finland.