World News (NY Times)

Floating Tar, Dead Fish: Oil Spill Threatens Greek Beaches

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 4:55pm
The Agia Zoni II tanker sank on Sunday while anchored off Salamis Island, near Greece’s main port of Piraeus.

The Breakdown: Clown Hysteria Grips Australian Media After Group Vows to Descend on Suburbs

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 2:00pm
A Facebook group said little beyond that clowns planned to appear late at night, but news coverage breathlessly described the group as “a chilling threat”

Purge of Doctors Without Borders Was a Permit Issue, Pakistan Says

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 1:58pm
The government explanation for the expulsion order came a day after Doctors Without Borders said it had been given a week to leave the Kurram region.

Top Kashmir Militant, Abu Ismail, Is Killed by Indian Forces

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 12:51pm
Abu Ismail, who was killed along with an aide, was suspected of being behind a recent attack on pilgrims who were visiting a religious shrine.

‘A Problem With No End in Sight’: Readers’ Exasperation With Equifax

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 12:34pm
After news of a security breach at Equifax, readers say they’re fed up with trying to protect their personal information and finding little success.

Suicide Attacks on Restaurants, Checkpoint, Kill 60 in Southern Iraq

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 12:12pm
Three suicide attacks claimed by Islamic State killed at least 60 people in southern Iraq on Thursday, a health official and police sources said, suggesting a shift in the ultra-hardline group's tactics since it lost control of its stronghold in Mosul.

65 Percent of Mexicans View U.S. Negatively, Survey Finds

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 11:57am
The result is a stark contrast to Pew’s survey of 2015, when 66 percent of Mexicans had a generally positive view of the United States.

The Rohingya in Myanmar: How Years of Strife Grew Into a Crisis

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 9:31am
Life has long been fraught for a Muslim minority in mainly Buddhist Myanmar, but the recent “ethnic cleansing” has sent Rohingya fleeing en masse.

In Gaza Reconciliation Effort, Palestinian Politician Seeks a Comeback

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 9:17am
A program to give $50,000 to families of those killed in fighting between the main Palestinian factions is a bold gambit for its organizer, Muhammad Dahlan.

Grenfell Fire Inquiry Opens Amid ‘Sense of Anger and Betrayal’

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 8:32am
An investigation of Britain’s deadliest blaze in more than a century will seek to uncover what led to the disaster and who should be held accountable.

Carnet de Marseille: Les piscines publiques de Marseille, indicateurs de l’inégalité

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 4:50am
Un nombre record d’enfants dans les quartiers défavorisés ne savent pas nager, contrairement à d’autres secteurs de la ville et d’autres régions de France.

Fire at Malaysian Boarding School Kills 24, Mostly Students

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 4:07am
The early morning blaze broke out in the dormitory of an Islamic school, in which the door was locked and the windows were barred.

The Breakdown: ‘Tiny Home’: Affordable, Stylish — but a Bit Too Easy to Steal

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 12:42am
The police in Australia have arrested a man in the theft of a 1.5-ton Canberra home, which was hauled cross-country before they caught up with it.

Europe Edition: Jean-Claude Juncker, Rohingya, Russia: Your Thursday Briefing

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 11:52pm
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Lawyer Who Worked for Egypt’s Disappeared Himself Vanishes

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 10:51pm
An Egyptian human rights lawyer went missing at the Cairo airport on his way to a United Nations meeting. He turned up in Egyptian custody.

Lake Ontario Journal: Hunting for a Canadian Legend: the Avro Arrow Jet Fighter

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 10:21pm
Production of a Canadian supersonic jet fighter, was abruptly canceled almost 60 years ago. But the plane’s legend has grown ever since.

ISIS Convoy Reportedly Crosses Syria, at Russia’s Request

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 9:22pm
An Islamic State convoy of buses with fighters and family members aboard finally gets to ISIS territory in eastern Syria, after Russia asks American planes to stay away.

Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Rohingya, United Nations: Your Thursday Briefing

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 8:05pm
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Myanmar Leader Cancels U.N. Trip Amid Outcry Over Rohingya Slaughter

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 7:04pm
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate exalted for defying tyranny, decided against traveling to the United Nations for the annual General Assembly.

Pakistan Tells Doctors Without Borders to Pull Out of Tribal Areas

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 6:25pm
The medical humanitarian organization was ordered to stop its work and leave Pakistan’s tribal areas that border Afghanistan, ending its 14-year stay in the region.