World News (NY Times)

Across Afghanistan, Scores Are Killed in a Deadly Wave of Violence

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - 1:52am
In four separate attacks, insurgents overran a military base, killed a police chief, destroyed a police post and bombed a memorial.

In U.S. Open Victory, Naomi Osaka Pushes Japan to Redefine Japanese

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - 1:41am
The success of the new champion, daughter of a Haitian-American father and Japanese mother, is helping to challenge the country’s notions of racial purity.

Kem Sokha, Cambodia’s Jailed Opposition Leader, Is Released

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 - 1:34am
The release came as Cambodia faced increasing penalties from Western nations over its intensifying crackdown on human rights.

Rich Nations Vowed Billions for Climate Change. Poor Countries Are Waiting.

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 11:06pm
Some delegates to a climate change conference in Thailand lament the shortfall in a United Nations program meant to help poor countries.

Catalonia Separatists Urge a Show of Strength on the Streets

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 11:04pm
Separatist politicians who govern the region that voted on breaking from Spain are calling for a show of force, starting Tuesday with the celebration of Catalonia’s national day.

North Korea Stages Huge Military Parade — Without Its ICBMs

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 11:02pm
The absence of long-range ballistic missiles at an event celebrating the nation’s founding is an encouraging signal for Washington’s diplomatic efforts.

Guatemala Dispatch: Migrants’ Emotional Ties to U.S. Expressed in Flags, Tombs and Fancy Homes

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 11:02pm
In rural areas of Guatemala, which have sent a steady stream of migrants north, the United States looms large in the popular imagination, and symbols of American life and culture are everywhere.

Is Italy’s Prime Minister Looking for a Backup Job?

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 9:24pm
Giuseppe Conte’s decision to continue pursuing a teaching position at a Rome university was only the latest episode in a bumpy few weeks for the governing coalition.

Paris Knife Attack Wounds 7 People

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 8:17pm
The authorities said there was no evidence of terrorism in an attack that began outside a cinema.

Sweden’s Centrists Prevail Even as Far Right Has Its Best Showing Ever

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 7:58pm
Center-right and center-left blocs were neck and neck after elections, although neither can command a majority in Parliament. The anti-immigrant Sweden Democrats were running third.

C.I.A. Drone Mission, Curtailed by Obama, Is Expanded in Africa Under Trump

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 7:55pm
The Obama administration had handed off much of the C.I.A.’s deadly drone program to the military. President Trump has eased those limits on secret airstrikes by the agency.

How Much to Unload a Painting Off a Plane? Brazil Museum Got $320,000 Bill

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 7:41pm
When airports in Brazil began charging handling fees based on the value of art pieces, rather than weight, it threatened exhibitions and forced masterpieces to spend nights in airports.

Russian Police Detain Over 800 People Protesting Pension Changes

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 7:10pm
The protests, organized by the jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his supporters, were a challenge to the authorities’ hope for a high turnout at regional elections.

Volkswagen Trial Offers Hedge Funds a Chance to Settle Old Scores

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 4:04pm
Paul Singer’s Elliott Management is funding lawsuits by shareholders who want the automaker to reimburse them for losses caused by the diesel scandal.

Top Cancer Researcher Fails to Disclose Corporate Financial Ties in Major Research Journals

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 3:17pm
A senior official at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has received millions of dollars in payments from companies that are involved in medical research.

How a C.I.A. Drone Base Grew in the Desert

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 3:01pm
Officials from the U.S. and Niger have confirmed the location of a new C.I.A. drone base to The New York Times. We’ve analyzed its construction and location.

Giant Trap Is Deployed to Catch Plastic Littering the Pacific Ocean

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 11:40am
Organizers hope a 2,000-foot-long unmanned boom will collect 150,000 pounds of plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in a year.

Women Move From Samba’s Sidelines to the Center of the Circle

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 9:50am
Over time, the Brazilian samba circle turned into a predominantly male realm. Now female musicians are pushing back.

China Is Detaining Muslims in Vast Numbers. The Goal: ‘Transformation.’

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 5:58am
Ethnic Uighurs in vast numbers have been sent to camps as part of a campaign to remove any devotion to Islam, China’s most sweeping internment program since the Mao era.

As Sweden Votes, the Far Right Gains Even in an Immigrant Bastion

Sun, 9 Sep 2018 - 12:49am
Flen, a town with a history of immigration, is following the trend in much of the country, where the far right is expected to win a fifth of the vote.