World News (NY Times)

Malaysia Seizes Najib’s Trove of 350 Containers of Cash, Handbags and Jewelry

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 11:56pm
Raids on the former prime minister’s residences netted 72 suitcases of cash, jewels and other valuables, as well as 284 boxes of handbags, the police said.

Hand-Me-Down Plane That Crashed Reflects a Cuban Air Industry in Crisis

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 6:49pm
The 39-year-old plane is a powerful symbol of the troubled aviation industry. As tourism surges, Cuba’s national airline struggles to buy planes and maintain its fleet.

Gunmen Attack Church in Russia’s Chechnya Region, Killing 3

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 3:22pm
Four gunmen stormed a Russian Orthodox church in Grozny, the capital of Chechnya on Saturday, before being killed by security forces.

Israel and Evangelicals: New U.S. Embassy Signals a Growing Alliance

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 2:46pm
The opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem marks the increasing importance of conservative Christians to Israel, at the risk of upsetting American Jews.

Richard Pipes, Historian of Russia and Reagan Aide, Dies at 94

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 2:08pm
The author of monumental works, he achieved renown in government as a “cold warrior” skeptic about détente with the Soviet Union.

Congo Says 3 New Ebola Cases Confirmed in Large City

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 11:04am
Three new cases of the Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than one million people, Congo’s health minister announced.

Germany Acts to Tame Facebook, Learning From Its Own History of Hate

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 10:06am
A country taps its past as it leads the way on one of the most pressing issues facing modern democracies: how to regulate the world’s biggest social network.

A Wedding Album for Harry and Meghan

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 10:05am
Scroll through the most memorable images from the big day.

Modi Visits Kashmir and Is Met With a Strike

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 9:41am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India visited the disputed region of Kashmir, where he was met by calls from separatists for a shutdown of the area.

Celebrity Guests and Royal Selfies

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 6:54am
Scenes from the long royal wedding arrivals — Serena Williams, and Amal Clooney, and Idris Elba, and James Blunt. And the beef baron William Vestey, of course.

Of Crowns and Rings: Images of Royal Weddings Over a Century

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 6:48am
Rita Hayworth and Prince Aly Khan. Crown Prince Akihito of Japan and Michiko Shoda. Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III. Browse royal wedding history with these images of ceremonies past.

Behind Armenia’s Revolt, Young Shock Troops From the Tech Sector

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 3:00am
Young people from prosperous I.T. companies organized protests, donated money and deliberately snarled traffic. Even their employers pitched in.

Rare Attack on Cricket Match in Afghanistan Kills at Least 8

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 2:47am
Cricket has been one of the few rallying points for people on both sides of Afghanistan’s war. The Taliban denied involvement in the attack in Jalalabad.

Meghan Markle to Walk Down the Aisle With Prince Charles

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 2:24am
Kensington Palace said Prince Harry’s bride-to-be had asked the Prince of Wales to do the honors, after her father bowed out, apparently for health reasons.

What I SAW: In Tiny Burundi, a Huge Vote

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 11:56pm
Citizens of the small landlocked East African nation of Burundi headed to the polls on Thursday to vote on a referendum to change the constitution. Our East Africa bureau chief, Jina Moore, was there documenting the day and the mood of those voting for and against the changes.

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelans Ahead of Presidential Election

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 8:14pm
The Treasury Department announced sanctions against a top Socialist Party official in Venezuela, part of a campaign to press the government over antidemocratic moves ahead of Sunday’s vote.

More Than 100 Die as Aging Cuban Airliner Crashes

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 8:13pm
The plane, a nearly 40-year-old Boeing 737, went down moments after departing Havana’s international airport.

Saudi Arabia Detains Activists Who Pushed to End Ban on Women Driving

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 7:54pm
At least five people connected to the campaign to end the longtime ban have been detained, despite the government’s promise to lift the ban next month.

U.S. Wants to Restart Nuclear Talks With Iran, but Hasn’t Budged on Demands

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 7:12pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wants to broaden negotiations to other nations, but European allies will most likely balk at his demand to forever limit Iran’s nuclear program.

‘I’m American. I Hug.’ Meghan Markle’s Looming Impact on the British Monarchy

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 7:10pm
For decades, traditionalists and modernizers have dueled inside Britain’s royal family. Ms. Markle, who marries Prince Harry on Saturday, could tip the balance.