World News (NY Times)

Pain of Deportation Swells When Children Are Left Behind

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 6:06pm
Migrants who return to Mexico must remake their lives. For some, it means a struggle to reunite with their children.

Angola’s ‘Omnipresent’ Leader Won’t Run Again. But Will He Relinquish Power?

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 5:48pm
President José Eduardo dos Santos has ruled the country for nearly 38 years. Many wonder if he, and his family, are really ready to give up control.

Brazil’s President Assails His Accuser as Corruption Scandal Intensifies

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 5:41pm
Michel Temer leveled explosive charges against the billionaire Joesley Batista, whose secret recording of a conversation has fueled calls for Mr. Temer’s resignation.

For 2 Experts Killed in Congo, U.N. Provided Little Training and No Protection

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 2:17pm
With little training and no safety equipment — or even health insurance — the pair headed into a remote area teeming with militia fighters to find the culprits behind a massacre.

The 5 ‘Handsome Girls’ Trying to Be China’s Biggest Boy Band

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 2:15pm
Meet the young women from China providing the soundtrack (and the dance moves) for the country’s androgynous urban trendsetters who reject traditional gender norms.

Nigerian Schoolgirls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Rejoin Families

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 12:39pm
Anxious parents of the 82 Chibok girls looked for signs of how deeply their daughters might have changed in the hands of the extremists.

Killing C.I.A. Informants, China Crippled U.S. Spying Operations

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 11:13am
At least 18 C.I.A. sources were killed or imprisoned in China between 2010 and 2012, one of the worst intelligence breaches in decades. Investigators still disagree about how it happened.

Pippa Middleton Marries James Matthews in England

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 11:04am
The wedding was attended by members of the next generation of Britain’s royal family.

58,000 Haitians in U.S. May Lose Post-Earthquake Protections

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 11:04am
American officials are weighing whether to extend a special residency status that was granted after a 2010 disaster but could expire in July.

With Harleys and Hamburgers, Saudis Salute U.S. on Trump’s Visit

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 10:49am
As Saudi Arabia seeks to renew ties between the two nations, signs of America’s cultural influence on the kingdom are also to the fore.

IHT Retrospective Blog: 1917: Whole Country Must Mobilize to Win War, U.S. President Says

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 8:25am
All men aged 21 to 30 are ordered to register at recruiting stations as the nation organizes for the coming struggle.

Rouhani Wins Re-election in Iran by a Wide Margin

Sat, 20 May 2017 - 4:53am
President Hassan Rouhani defeated his closest rival, Ebrahim Raisi, 57 percent to 38.5 percent, giving him a mandate to continue his quest to open Iran’s ailing economy to global investors.

James Comey, Julian Assange, Ransomware: Your Friday Evening Briefing

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 10:48pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Mattis Says Escalation Against ISIS Doesn’t Imperil More Civilians

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 8:11pm
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Trump’s decision to give the military more latitude had put greater pressure on militants in Syria, Yemen and Somalia.

Scandal in Brazil Raises Fear of Turmoil’s Return

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 8:02pm
At each major turn in Brazil’s long-simmering political crisis, secret recordings have produced one bombshell after another, tripping up some of Brazil’s most powerful politicians.

Trump Told Russians That Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Pressure From Investigation

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 7:57pm
The conversation reinforces the notion that President Trump dismissed him primarily because of the bureau’s investigation into possible collusion between his campaign and Russian operatives.

What Saudis Get (or Not) in $110 Billion Arms Deal With U.S.

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 6:06pm
The New York Times reporter Mark Landler details the U.S.'s 10-year, $110 billion weapons deal with the Saudis, and what it means for both sides.

Russia and Syria Denounce U.S. Airstrike on Pro-Assad Militia

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 4:25pm
American officials said that the strike was in defense, and that they were working with Russia on ways to head off similar incidents on the ground, as they already do in the air.

Julian Assange Rape Inquiry Is Dropped but His Legal Problems Remain Daunting

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 3:31pm
The decision does not mean that Mr. Assange, who has been living in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for five years, is in the clear.

Afghan Vice President Flies to Turkey Amid Torture and Rape Allegations

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 3:22pm
The vice president, Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum, left in what Afghan and Western officials suggested could be another long exile for the former warlord.