World News (NY Times)

Behind the Scenes, Communist Strategist Presses China’s Rise

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 11:02pm
Wang Huning, a close adviser to the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, has brought a steadiness of vision and purpose to China’s rivalry with the United States.

Dali Village Journal: Chinese Village Keeps Alive a Tradition of Indigo Dyeing

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 10:54pm
In Dali, where nearly every family grows its own rice and indigo, “having a loom is just as important as having a cow.”

German Newspaper Catalogs 33,293 Who Died Trying to Enter Europe

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 10:37pm
Der Tagesspiegel’s list, covering a period from 1993 to 2017, is a monument in print to asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.

U.K. Parliament to Get a Brexit Vote

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 10:27pm
On the eve of a contentious debate on E.U. withdrawal, Theresa May’s embattled government has thrown a bone to rebellious lawmakers in both parties.

E.U. Ministers Approve Venezuela Arms Embargo

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 10:15pm
As the foreign ministers seek to pressure President Nicolás Maduro to restore democracy, his government holds a brief meeting with its creditors.

Lyft to Begin Operations in Toronto, Its First Market Outside the U.S.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 8:07pm
The ride-hailing company, a major rival to Uber in the United States, made the announcement after receiving an injection of new financing.

She Took On Colombia’s Soda Industry. Then She Was Silenced.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 8:03pm
The debate over taxing sugary drinks has turned into a ferocious global policy brawl. In Colombia, proponents faced intimidation and censorship.

Airstrikes Kill Dozens of People in Syrian Market

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 7:11pm
At least three airstrikes struck a market in the town of Atareb, near Aleppo, and estimates of the dead ranged from 47 to 53.

America’s ‘Renaissance’ to Gains for Renewables: Global Energy Trends

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 7:01pm
In its annual report, the International Energy Agency said the global energy market — normally a slow-moving industry — was going through a major upheaval.

Roy Moore, Iran, General Electric: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 5:59pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

A Race to Save 10 Stranded Whales

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 5:13pm
Long after sunset, local officials and nonprofits worked to rescue a pod of whales that had become stranded off the coast of Indonesia.

Kalashnikov, AK-47 Maker, Goes Private as Russian Government Sheds Stake

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 4:22pm
A share sale will shift majority ownership of gun maker Kalashnikov Kontsern from a state holding company to private hands.

Submit Questions About Our Efforts to Reach International Readers

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 3:47pm
Ask Jodi Rudoren, the editorial director of NYT Global, about our efforts to increase our relevance to readers outside the United States.

North Korean Soldier Shot by Own Troops as He Defects to the South

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 2:18pm
The North Korean was found alive by South Korean troops and taken to a hospital.

Iran-Iraq Quake: Digging Through the Rubble

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 1:59pm
A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck the area Sunday evening. More than 500 are dead and thousands injured.

E.U. Moves Closer to a Joint Military Force

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 11:48am
A long-dormant plan for increased defense spending and cooperation has found new life after Brexit, terrorist attacks and Russian aggression.

30 Vaquita Porpoises Are Left. One Died in a Rescue Mission.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 11:37am
Scientists called off an effort to save one of the world’s rarest marine mammals — the vaquita — when one died after being captured for rehabilitation.

Skipton Journal: Yes, This Is Britain’s Happiest Place. (It Looks Beautiful in the Rain.)

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 10:36am
An area in Yorkshire topped a national survey, upsetting stereotypes that northern England is colder, poorer and less sophisticated than the south.

Trump Lauds ‘Great Relationship’ With Duterte in Manila

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 5:12am
Human rights issues “briefly came up” as the leaders met in a friendly session on the sidelines of a summit meeting in the Philippines.

Vast Indigenous Land Claims in Canada Encompass Parliament Hill

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 4:12am
Of the many issues dividing Canada’s government from its indigenous people, land claims are among the most symbolically important and economically consequential.