World News (NY Times)

Israeli Prime Ministers’ Struggles With Corruption: A Timeline

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 2:41pm
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting new allegations of corruption. Here’s a timeline of his and his predecessors’ past run-ins with the law.

Promoted by Netanyahu, Israel’s Attorney General Must Now Scrutinize Him

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 1:14pm
Avichai Mandelblit, a former aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, will be the one to decide if Mr. Netanyahu will be formally charged.

Live Briefing: Westminster Dog Show 2018: Flynn Is Best in Show

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 11:16am
Flynn, a bichon frisé, looked like a cloud and was flying just as high as he won top honors at the 142nd Westminster Dog Show.

Zuma’s Party Prepares to Remove Him From Office

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 10:49am
As the South African president resisted calls to step down, the police raided the residence some of his most prominent allies in an influence-peddling inquiry.

Besieged Rohingya Face ‘Crisis Within the Crisis’: Deadly Floods

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 9:47am
More than 100,000 refugees live in Bangladeshi camps prone to high water and landslides. “Their lives are greatly at risk,” a top U.N. official said.

Explorer: At New Zealand Trail Huts, Shelter, Conversation and Community

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 5:00am
Sometimes there’s solitude. Other times, lively discussions with new friends. And at every stop in the hut system there’s the Intentions Book. It’s must-reading.

U.S. and Russia Revive Cold-War Game of Provocative Street Names

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 12:29am
Moscow considers labeling an alley near the U.S. Embassy as 1 North American Dead End, after Washington renames a block for a slain Russian dissident.

Pakistani Taliban Say Deputy Leader Was Killed in U.S. Airstrike

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 11:26pm
The militant group also said it had named a successor to the commander, Khan Sayed, who also went by the name Khalid Sajna.

Ex-Coach for English Soccer Teams Convicted of Molesting Child Players

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 10:50pm
Charges against Barry Bennell mushroomed into a scandal that rocked English soccer.

Australia Diary: Missing a Blue-Tongued Friend

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 10:11pm
A reader discovers her husband had a loyal companion while tending to his garden.

Peru Withdraws Venezuela’s Invitation to Regional Meeting

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 8:59pm
Peru says Venezuela cannot attend the meeting because President Nicolás Maduro plans to hold an election without the opposition’s cooperation.

Corruption Charges Suggested for Netanyahu

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 8:32pm
The charges, which would be the first against a sitting prime minister, raised immediate doubts about his ability to stay in power.

U.S. Opens Door to North Korea Talks, a Victory for South’s President

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 7:29pm
The tactical shift by the White House could introduce an unpredictable new phase in the nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula.

Iraq Wants $88 Billion for Rebuilding. Allies Offer a Fraction of That.

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 7:13pm
A lukewarm response by potential donors, including the United States, at a fund-raising conference threatens efforts to stabilize the war-torn country.

A.N.C. Tells Jacob Zuma to Step Down as South Africa’s President

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 7:00pm
If he refuses to resign, the next step would likely be a no-confidence vote in Parliament, one that could embarrass the governing party.

Debunked: The Strange Tale of Pope Gregory and the Rabbits

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 7:00pm
Scientists have often recounted a story about the domestication of rabbits involving a pope and Lent. But it’s just not true.

The Case Against Netanyahu: Highlights From the Police Investigation

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 7:00pm
The Israeli police said they had uncovered enough evidence to charge the prime minister with bribery, fraud and breach of trust.

Dozens of Russians Are Believed Killed in U.S.-Backed Syria Attack

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 6:19pm
Although only four Russians have been confirmed dead, reports continue to circulate that many more died in fighting in eastern Syria on Feb. 7-8.

Russia, White House, Benjamin Netanyahu: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 6:19pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Guatemala Arrests Ex-President and His Finance Minister in Corruption Case

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 6:03pm
Former President Álvaro Colom and his former finance minister, Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, who is now chairman of the charity Oxfam International, face fraud charges related to a bus system.