World News (NY Times)

Death Toll in Pakistan Suicide Bombing Rises to 128

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 7:48am
The country is preparing for elections, but political turmoil and a spate of terrorist attacks on candidates threaten to undermine the credibility of the vote.

Live Briefing: Trump, in Britain, Tells May Ties Are at ‘Highest Level of Special’

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 7:22am
The two leaders held private talks and a news conference, in which they tried to restore a sense of unity after the president’s devastating interview.

Eritrea’s Leader Visits Ethiopia for First Time in Over 20 Years

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 6:02am
Thousands turned out to welcome President Isaias Afwerki, whose trip is the latest step in a surprise diplomatic thaw aimed at ending the countries’ state of war.

Emirati Prince Flees to Qatar, Exposing Tensions in U.A.E.

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 4:41am
The defection sheds light on the usually quiet disputes among the royal families of the seven monarchies that make up the United Arab Emirates.

In Town With Little Water, Coca-Cola Is Everywhere. So Is Diabetes.

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 4:00am
Residents of one of Mexico’s rainiest regions often have no water to drink, so many hydrate with soda. The impact on public health has been devastating.

London’s ‘Trump Baby’ Balloon Flies as Protests Take Off Across U.K.

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 2:41am
A pin in its diaper and a smartphone in its hand, the 19-foot inflatable was released above Parliament Square and soared for about two hours.

Chinese Chemical Plant Explosion Kills at Least 19

Sat, 14 Jul 2018 - 12:43am
Investigators are examining what caused the blasts at a chemical plant in southwest China, the latest in a grim record of industrial accidents.

Sarcophagus Found. Contents Unknown. (‘No Guessing, Please.’)

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 11:36pm
The discovery of a mysterious coffin on a construction site in Egypt has prompted ever-wilder theories about what secrets might lie inside.

Trump Visit to U.K. Inspires Yearning for a ‘Love Actually’ Moment

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 11:27pm
Twitter users urged Prime Minister Theresa May to confront the president with a stirring speech from the movie after he undercut her in a newspaper interview.

Trump Targets London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan. How Fair Are His Criticisms?

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 11:23pm
President Trump again denounced Mr. Khan’s record on crime and terrorism. It seemed more of a personal attack than a policy point.

HNA Will Transfer Co-Chairman’s Stake as Ownership Doubts Linger

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 9:45pm
The move would put the company more firmly in the hands of two charitable trusts. U.S. and European officials have asked questions about who controls it.

Nawaz Sharif Is Arrested on Return to Pakistan, Amid Turmoil and Bloodshed

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 9:35pm
As supporters of the former prime minister clashed with security forces in Punjab Province, militant attacks elsewhere in Pakistan killed more than 130 people.

Chinese Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment Is Barred From Teaching

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 8:22pm
A university in Guangzhou had received complaints about Zhang Peng, a primatologist, as early as April, but barred him from teaching only after his accusers went public.

From Truman to Trump, Queen Elizabeth Has Met 12 U.S. Presidents

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 8:13pm
Mr. Trump’s visit was part of a whiplash-like experience for television viewers. For the 92-year-old monarch, it was another day at work.

12 Russian Agents Indicted in Mueller Investigation

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 7:42pm
The intelligence officers were charged with hacking Democrats during the 2016 campaign. The indictment was announced days before President Trump is to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.

U.S. Delegation and Mexico’s Next President Aim to Reset Relations

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 7:16pm
The delegation, led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, met with Andrés Manuel López Obrador to discuss issues that have caused friction between the countries: trade, security and immigration.

Trump Brings His Own Style to a Day of Damage Control in Britain

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 6:54pm
The president called the U.S.-British relationship the “highest level of special,” and he dismissed an explosive interview he gave to a British tabloid as “fake news.”

G.R.U., Russian Spy Agency Cited by Mueller, Casts a Long Shadow

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 6:05pm
From the downing of a civilian airliner over Ukraine to operations in Syria to the 2016 United States election, the G.R.U. has been an arm of the Russian state.

The Saturday Profile: Aiming for Miss Universe — and Universal Transgender Rights

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 5:48pm
After winning Spain’s national beauty contest, Angela Ponce will become the first transgender woman to compete in the Miss Universe pageant.

U.N. Imposes Arms Embargo on South Sudan as Atrocities Go Unabated

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 5:37pm
The action by the Security Council is its most forceful move to curb the violence that has upended the world’s youngest nation since 2013.