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Far-Right Leaders Loathe the European Parliament, but Love Its Paychecks
27 Apr 2017 - For right-wing lawmakers who attack the European Union, a perch in Parliament can mean a lucrative sinecure, easy news media exposure and immunity from criminal prosecution at home.
Syria Blames Israel for Attack on Damascus Airport
27 Apr 2017 - The Israeli news media said airport warehouses were holding weapons bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.
U.S. Antimissile System in South Korea Is Said to Be Nearly Operational
27 Apr 2017 - The so-called Thaad system, deployed over China’s objections as a defense against North Korea, will soon go into “actual operation,” a South Korean official said.
Seoul Journal: Worry About War? ‘I Am Too Busy,’ South Koreans Say
27 Apr 2017 - For some residents, North Korea’s recent provocations have stoked fears of renewed conflict. But many more have responded with nonchalance.
Macedonian Lawmakers Are Bloodied in Attack on Parliament by Nationalists
28 Apr 2017 - The demonstrators, who threw chairs, shouted at lawmakers and attacked journalists, were protesting the election of a new speaker.
German Lawmakers Aim to Impose Some Limits on Full-Face Veils
28 Apr 2017 - The draft legislation agreed on in the lower house of Parliament aims to prevent civil servants, judges and soldiers from wearing full-face veils at work.
Facing Tough Odds in French Vote, Le Pen Assails Macron
28 Apr 2017 - At a rally in Nice the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen depicted her centrist opponent, Emmanuel Macron, as an unpatriotic out-of-touch banker.
State Department Wants to Clear Nikki Haley’s Remarks Before She Speaks
27 Apr 2017 - An email drafted by State Department diplomats is an apparent attempt to get the U.N. ambassador and the secretary of state on the same page.
Republicans, Flynn, Syria: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
27 Apr 2017 - Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Asia and Australia Edition: Damascus, Trump Tax Cut, North Korea: Your Morning Briefing
28 Apr 2017 - Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Only Captivity Will Save the Vaquita, Experts Say
28 Apr 2017 - Scientists say that efforts to save the small porpoise in the Gulf of California have essentially failed, and some believe there may be only two or three left.
Britain Accuses Ghana Lawmakers of Visa Fraud
27 Apr 2017 - Three members of Parliament and a former lawmaker are said to have abused their diplomatic privileges to help people travel to the United Kingdom.
Balancing Act for Pope in Egypt: Outreach to Muslims, and Speaking Out for Christians
28 Apr 2017 - Francis wants Egyptian leaders to ensure minority rights for Christians, after two bombings on Palm Sunday killed more than 40 people.
Wealthy Chinese Scramble for Imperiled Commodity: U.S. ‘Golden Visa’
27 Apr 2017 - President Trump’s vow to tighten immigration policies have spurred thousands to seek an EB-5 visa before tougher requirements can be put in place.
Merkel Warns Britain Against ‘Illusions’ About Post-‘Brexit’ Ties
27 Apr 2017 - The chancellor said that Britain must negotiate its departure from the European Union before discussing future relations.
A Poised Mexico Sees Trump Anew: a ‘Bluffer’ at the Poker Table
27 Apr 2017 - President Trump used to be able to anger Mexico easily, but leaders there have developed a thicker skin as they prepare to renegotiate Nafta with the United States.
Philippines Moves to Shut Mines Accused of Polluting
27 Apr 2017 - The plan would cut nickel production by half in the country, the world’s top nickel exporter. Mining companies are joined by indigenous tribes in opposing the plan.
78 Rescued as Russian Naval Ship Sinks After Collision
27 Apr 2017 - The Liman, a reconnaissance ship, sank after hitting a private livestock vessel near the northern end of the Bosporus amid heavy fog.
2 U.S. Service Members Killed in Afghanistan, Pentagon Says
27 Apr 2017 - The two were killed, and a third was wounded, in an operation in the same part of Afghanistan where the military dropped its most powerful conventional weapon.
Pentagon Inquiry Seeks to Learn if Flynn Hid Foreign Payment
28 Apr 2017 - A disclosure by lawmakers also reveals that the former national security adviser is under investigation by the Defense Department.
Hissène Habré, Ex-Ruler of Chad, Loses War Crimes Appeal
28 Apr 2017 - The ruling cemented a legal victory for human rights advocates and Mr. Habré’s victims that could be used to prosecute dictators around the world.
German Soldier Posed as Syrian Refugee to Plan Attack, Officials Say
27 Apr 2017 - The army lieutenant, 28, who was said to have a “xenophobic background,” hid a loaded pistol at an airport in Vienna, prompting fears he had been planning an assault.
French Court Refuses to Extradite Former Kosovo Leader
27 Apr 2017 - Ramush Haradinaj, who served as a rebel commander during the conflict with Serbia, had been arrested on a Serbian warrant.
Hong Kong Protest Organizers Arrested Ahead of Expected Visit by China’s President
27 Apr 2017 - Pro-democracy activists said the arrests were part of a recent crackdown intended to quell protests before an expected July visit by President Xi Jinping of China.
Tillerson in No Rush to Fill Nearly 200 State Department Posts
27 Apr 2017 - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson wants to restructure the department before he fills top posts, an aide said — a timeline that alarms many of its veterans.
Europe Edition: France, United Airlines, Maria Sharapova: Your Thursday Briefing
27 Apr 2017 - Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Venezuela Says It Will Leave Pro-Democracy Organization
27 Apr 2017 - The country plans to pull out of the Organization of American States, which has long criticized President Nicolás Maduro’s unyielding accumulation of power.
Britain Accuses Ghana Lawmakers of Visa Fraud
27 Apr 2017 - Three members of Parliament and a former lawmaker are said to have abused their diplomatic privileges to help people travel to the United Kingdom.
Hissène Habré, Ex-Ruler of Chad, Loses War Crimes Appeal
28 Apr 2017 - The ruling cemented a legal victory for human rights advocates and Mr. Habré’s victims that could be used to prosecute dictators around the world.
Macedonian Lawmakers Are Bloodied in Attack on Parliament by Nationalists
28 Apr 2017 - The demonstrators, who threw chairs, shouted at lawmakers and attacked journalists, were protesting the election of a new speaker.
German Lawmakers Aim to Impose Some Limits on Full-Face Veils
28 Apr 2017 - The draft legislation agreed on in the lower house of Parliament aims to prevent civil servants, judges and soldiers from wearing full-face veils at work.
Facing Tough Odds in French Vote, Le Pen Assails Macron
28 Apr 2017 - At a rally in Nice the far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen depicted her centrist opponent, Emmanuel Macron, as an unpatriotic out-of-touch banker.
No Bones About It: Scientists Recover Ancient DNA From Cave Dirt
27 Apr 2017 - With a new technique, German researchers isolated Neanderthal and Denisovan DNA from sediment alone, opening new possibilities in archaeology.
Man Outside U.K. Parliament Carrying Knives Is Arrested
27 Apr 2017 - The 27-year-old was charged with planning a terrorist attack, rekindling anxiety about the deadly assault on March 22 that was also near Parliament.
Merkel Warns Britain Against ‘Illusions’ About Post-‘Brexit’ Ties
27 Apr 2017 - The chancellor said that Britain must negotiate its departure from the European Union before discussing future relations.
78 Rescued as Russian Naval Ship Sinks After Collision
27 Apr 2017 - The Liman, a reconnaissance ship, sank after hitting a private livestock vessel near the northern end of the Bosporus amid heavy fog.
German Soldier Posed as Syrian Refugee to Plan Attack, Officials Say
27 Apr 2017 - The army lieutenant, 28, who was said to have a “xenophobic background,” hid a loaded pistol at an airport in Vienna, prompting fears he had been planning an assault.
French Court Refuses to Extradite Former Kosovo Leader
27 Apr 2017 - Ramush Haradinaj, who served as a rebel commander during the conflict with Serbia, had been arrested on a Serbian warrant.
Europe’s Central Bank Sounds a More Upbeat Tone
27 Apr 2017 - The central bank’s Governing Council has become more optimistic about the eurozone economy, offering a hint at winding down stimulus measures.
Far-Right Leaders Loathe the European Parliament, but Love Its Paychecks
27 Apr 2017 - For right-wing lawmakers who attack the European Union, a perch in Parliament can mean a lucrative sinecure, easy news media exposure and immunity from criminal prosecution at home.
State Department Wants to Clear Nikki Haley’s Remarks Before She Speaks
27 Apr 2017 - An email drafted by State Department diplomats is an apparent attempt to get the U.N. ambassador and the secretary of state on the same page.
Revisiting Nafta: The Stakes for Key Industries
27 Apr 2017 - President Trump says he won’t immediately try to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement, but some sectors would be vulnerable in a renegotiation.
Only Captivity Will Save the Vaquita, Experts Say
28 Apr 2017 - Scientists say that efforts to save the small porpoise in the Gulf of California have essentially failed, and some believe there may be only two or three left.
A Poised Mexico Sees Trump Anew: a ‘Bluffer’ at the Poker Table
27 Apr 2017 - President Trump used to be able to anger Mexico easily, but leaders there have developed a thicker skin as they prepare to renegotiate Nafta with the United States.
Wealthy Chinese Scramble for Imperiled Commodity: U.S. ‘Golden Visa’
27 Apr 2017 - President Trump’s vow to tighten immigration policies have spurred thousands to seek an EB-5 visa before tougher requirements can be put in place.
‘Downton Abbey: The Exhibition’ to Tour the Modern World
27 Apr 2017 - The multiyear, traveling exhibition will open on June 17 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.
Philippines Moves to Shut Mines Accused of Polluting
27 Apr 2017 - The plan would cut nickel production by half in the country, the world’s top nickel exporter. Mining companies are joined by indigenous tribes in opposing the plan.
2 U.S. Service Members Killed in Afghanistan, Pentagon Says
27 Apr 2017 - The two were killed, and a third was wounded, in an operation in the same part of Afghanistan where the military dropped its most powerful conventional weapon.
Seoul Journal: Worry About War? ‘I Am Too Busy,’ South Koreans Say
27 Apr 2017 - For some residents, North Korea’s recent provocations have stoked fears of renewed conflict. But many more have responded with nonchalance.
New Balance Court Ruling in China Is Rare Win Against Piracy
27 Apr 2017 - Trademark lawyers said the ruling suggested that Chinese court orders protecting intellectual property would be enforced more strictly.
Hong Kong Protest Organizers Arrested Ahead of Expected Visit by China’s President
27 Apr 2017 - Pro-democracy activists said the arrests were part of a recent crackdown intended to quell protests before an expected July visit by President Xi Jinping of China.
U.S. Antimissile System in South Korea Is Said to Be Nearly Operational
27 Apr 2017 - The so-called Thaad system, deployed over China’s objections as a defense against North Korea, will soon go into “actual operation,” a South Korean official said.
Balancing Act for Pope in Egypt: Outreach to Muslims, and Speaking Out for Christians
28 Apr 2017 - Francis wants Egyptian leaders to ensure minority rights for Christians, after two bombings on Palm Sunday killed more than 40 people.
Challenging Hamas, Palestinian Authority Cuts Electricity Payments for Gaza
27 Apr 2017 - The West Bank group says it won’t pay for electricity that Israel supplies to Gaza, increasing pressure on its militant rivals there.
German Soldier Posed as Syrian Refugee to Plan Attack, Officials Say
27 Apr 2017 - The army lieutenant, 28, who was said to have a “xenophobic background,” hid a loaded pistol at an airport in Vienna, prompting fears he had been planning an assault.
Syria Blames Israel for Attack on Damascus Airport
27 Apr 2017 - The Israeli news media said airport warehouses were holding weapons bound for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.