World News (NY Times)

Turkey Signs Russian Missile Deal, Pivoting From NATO

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 6:32pm
The purchase of Russian weapons by a longtime NATO member is likely to stir unease in Washington and Brussels.

Piestany Journal: A Long-Tolerant Spa Town Feels the Chill of Slovak Populism

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 6:13pm
Arab visitors have gone to Piestany for vacation for decades. But a surge in Islamophobia now threatens to make a familiar destination less welcoming.

Canadian Judge Who Wore Trump Hat in Court Will Remain on the Bench

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 5:41pm
The judge, who wore a “Make America Great Again” cap into court the day after the presidential election, will be suspended without pay for 30 days.

After Toiling in Rural China, Protégé of Xi Jinping Joins Party’s Top Tiers

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 5:28pm
A potential successor to President Xi ran one of China’s poorest provinces, giving him the gritty experience expected of an aspiring national leader.

Australian Catholic Church Falls Short on Safeguards for Children, Study Finds

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 4:56pm
A report on sexual abuse in the global church found that Australia’s has done less than its counterparts in similar countries to protect children in its care.

Hurricane Irma, North Korea, Apple: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 4:51pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Singapore Has a New President, No Election Needed

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 4:44pm
The public is questioning the legitimacy of a qualification process so narrow that only one candidate made the cut, bypassing a vote.

Far From Myanmar Violence, Rohingya in Pakistan Are Seething

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 4:32pm
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya from another exodus, stuck in impoverished Karachi slums, are distraught that their people aren’t receiving help anywhere.

Macron Faces First Big Street Protests, a Challenge to His Labor Overhaul

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 4:26pm
Rallies were held in a number of cities, and union workers went on strike, to oppose the French president’s planned changes to the employment code.

Guardia Sanframondi Journal: Religious Rite Takes Hamlet Back in Time Every Seven Years

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 9:19am
An ancient Catholic procession featuring hooded faithful and parades attracts thousands of tourists to a village in Italy’s south.

Stephen Bannon, Outspoken Critic of China, Has Subtler Message in Hong Kong Visit

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 8:53am
The former Trump strategist, speaking to investors at the invitation of a firm with ties to Beijing, called President Xi Jinping a wise leader.

Ruling Conservative-Led Bloc Wins Norway’s National Elections

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 3:50am
A race that was close in opinion polls, the election was viewed as a referendum on taxes, immigration, energy policy and European integration.

She Was Teaching Him to Walk. He Shot Her From His Wheelchair.

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 2:45am
The Afghan polio patient, who had received 19 years of treatment from the International Red Cross, opened fire on his physiotherapist. She was killed.

Macau Journal: A ‘Futurist Woman,’ a Defunct Casino, and a Fight for Macau’s Soul

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 2:45am
The 1960s hotel, Macau’s first casino resort, is not an architectural treasure, but many residents, especially the young, have an emotional connection.

The Breakdown: Girls in Western Australia Gain Right to Wear Pants and Shorts to School

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 2:12am
Public schools in Australia have often mandated that girls wear skirts, which can inhibit physical activity. Complaints about the policy have renewed momentum.

Europe Edition: Florida, Rohingya, North Korea: Your Tuesday Briefing

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 2:01am
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

In the Caribbean, Rebuilding Nations — and the Tourism Industry

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 12:05am
As a region assesses the damage wrought by Irma, officials say it could take years for tourism to fully recover.

Sentencing of Tatar Leader in Crimea Is Called a Sham

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 12:02am
The leader, Akhtem Chiygoz, was found guilty of inciting mass riots protesting the Russian presence in Crimea.

Merkel Suggests Germany Should Join North Korea Talks

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 - 12:01am
With German elections approaching, the chancellor highlighted her global status by urging negotiations with North Korea based on the model of the nuclear deal with Iran.

President of Guatemala Wins Vote to Preserve His Immunity

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 11:17pm
The move by Guatemalan legislators means that President Jimmy Morales will not face scrutiny in a campaign finance investigation.