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Saudi Coalition Airstrikes Near Yemen’s Capital Kill Civilians
23 Aug 2017 - After a lull, warplanes hit targets around Sana, including a hotel where at least 30 agricultural workers were said to be dead or wounded.
What an Afghanistan Victory Looks Like Under the Trump Plan
23 Aug 2017 - The mantra has long been that peace is the only solution in Afghanistan. But the Taliban, more tenacious after 16 years, are showing no interest.
Kim Wall Is Confirmed Dead as Danish Inventor Is Investigated
23 Aug 2017 - Ms. Wall, a journalist, disappeared after boarding a submarine designed by Peter Madsen, who says he buried her at sea after an accident on the vessel.
Europe Edition: Yemen, Rotterdam, Emmanuel Macron: Your Thursday Briefing
24 Aug 2017 - Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
The Interpreter: Why Afghanistan’s War Defies Solutions
24 Aug 2017 - Experts say that Afghanistan is locked in a cycle of state collapse, and outside involvement may be making matters there worse.
Canadian Judge Faces Possible Discipline for Wearing Trump Cap
24 Aug 2017 - Justice Bernd Zabel of Ontario faced a disciplinary panel because he arrived in his Hamilton courtroom wearing a red “Make America Great Again” ball cap.
As Trump’s Peacemaker, Kushner Finds Common Ground, and Complications, in Middle East Trip
24 Aug 2017 - Just a day before Jared Kushner met with Egypt’s president, the U.S. cut or delayed nearly $300 million in aid to the country.
Letter 22: American Exasperation and Australian Humor
23 Aug 2017 - This week’s newsletter: impressions of the United States after a recent visit, and readers’ comments on Australian banter.
Russia’s Sudan Ambassador Found Dead
23 Aug 2017 - Mirgayas Shirinsky, 60, was said to have been discovered in the pool of his Khartoum home. He was at least the fourth Kremlin envoy to die prematurely since December.
Trump, McConnell, Yemen: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
23 Aug 2017 - Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Russian Conglomerate’s $2.3 Billion Fine May Chill Investors
23 Aug 2017 - A privately owned Russian conglomerate says it was penalized for routine transactions as it prepared to take a subsidiary public.
Asia and Australia Edition: Afghanistan, North Korea, Egypt: Your Thursday Briefing
23 Aug 2017 - Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Bukavu Journal: Congo’s Specialty Brews Look to Be the ‘Future of Coffee’
23 Aug 2017 - Despite conflict and political instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to be one of Africa’s most promising specialty coffee producers.
Election in Angola Marks End of an Era
23 Aug 2017 - Angola’s president is stepping down after 38 years in power, but his successor is likely to come from his governing party after Wednesday’s election.
Mastermind or Naïf? Samsung Heir’s Fate Hinges on the Question
23 Aug 2017 - Jay Y. Lee, heir to the Samsung empire, faces a verdict in a bribery trial that has riveted South Korea and put a focus on his management style.
Bulletin Board: Readers Voice Criticism Over Coverage of Swedish Journalist’s Death
23 Aug 2017 - An editor notes that while cultural and social context is important, our comparison needed additional information.
Picturing the First World War: Russian Women Muster for a ‘Battalion of Death’
23 Aug 2017 - Following the first revolution of 1917, women were permitted to fight on the front lines.
How a Shadowy Imam Evaded Scrutiny and Forged the Barcelona Cell
23 Aug 2017 - Abdelbaki Essati, believed to be the recruiter behind the attacks in Spain, had deep links with Islamic extremists and seems to have learned their methods well.
Taliban Kill 7 in Attack on Afghan Army Convoy
23 Aug 2017 - The suicide attack in Helmand Province is the first major assault since President Trump announced his strategy for Afghanistan.
Savoring the Spanish of My Youth, as the Language Marches On
23 Aug 2017 - For our correspondent in Albuquerque, a fresh encounter with the Spanish language in New Mexico sparks a rumination about its history — and its future.
Une épidémie de suicides ronge le monde agricole français
23 Aug 2017 - Souffrant de l’isolement, de la rigueur d’un travail très physique et de pressions financières croissantes, les agriculteurs sont poussés au désespoir alors que les autorités et les associations tentent de leur venir en aide.
Death of Philippine Teenager Stokes Opposition to Duterte’s Drug Crackdown
23 Aug 2017 - Kian Loyd delos Santos, 17, is just one of thousands of Filipinos fatally shot by the police since last year, but the Senate has ordered an investigation into his killing.
Cambodia Orders Expulsion of Foreign Staff Members With American Nonprofit
23 Aug 2017 - The crackdown comes as Cambodia’s long-serving leader, Hun Sen, tries to solidify his grip on power before elections next year.
U.N. Panel Condemns Trump’s Response to Charlottesville Violence
23 Aug 2017 - The anti-racism committee invoked its urgent warning procedures for the first time since an outbreak of killings last year in Burundi.
The Breakdown: Anti-Gay Posters Surface in Australia Ahead of Same-Sex Marriage Vote
23 Aug 2017 - The fliers, the latest salvo in a heated national debate, were denounced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull this week.
Personal Journeys: In Kazakhstan, a World Expo Is All About Energy (and Dancing)
23 Aug 2017 - The “Future Energy” pavilions at Expo 2017 in Astana celebrate solar, wind and thermal power. There also are live bands — and Nathan’s hot dogs.
France’s Macron Looks to Confront Eastern Europe Over Low-Cost Workers
23 Aug 2017 - In the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a backlash is building in Western Europe against importing inexpensive labor from Eastern Europe.
Bukavu Journal: Congo’s Specialty Brews Look to Be the ‘Future of Coffee’
23 Aug 2017 - Despite conflict and political instability, the Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to be one of Africa’s most promising specialty coffee producers.
Election in Angola Marks End of an Era
23 Aug 2017 - Angola’s president is stepping down after 38 years in power, but his successor is likely to come from his governing party after Wednesday’s election.
U.S. Slaps Egypt on Human Rights Record and Ties to North Korea
23 Aug 2017 - The Trump administration denied Egypt $96 million in aid and delayed $195 million in military funding despite President Trump’s lavish praise.
Explorer: The Wonder Women of Botswana Safari
22 Aug 2017 - At one of Africa’s most progressive safari destinations, all-female guides are a success with guests from around the world.
Portugal Dominated Angola for Centuries. Now the Roles Are Reversed.
22 Aug 2017 - Money flowing into Portugal is coming from a former colony. And while Angola is often cited for corruption, Portugal has been singled out for its laxness in reining in money laundering.
President Buhari Returns to Nigeria, Facing Serious Challenges
21 Aug 2017 - The president spent months abroad on medical leave as his country tries to dig out of recession while fighting a brutal war against Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group.
Grace Mugabe Wins Diplomatic Immunity After Assault Accusations
20 Aug 2017 - The South African government said it had granted immunity to the wife of President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe after she was accused of whipping a model.
Landslide in Congo Kills Dozens, Official Says
19 Aug 2017 - After heavy rains, the landslide buried about 50 households in the village of Tora, in an eastern area of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Sierra Leone Mudslides Unlikely to Leave Survivors, Rescuers Say
18 Aug 2017 - A search and rescue mission that had been carried out since heavy rains caused the collapse of a hillside has now all but turned into an effort to recover bodies.
Crusader Who Saved Elephants From Poachers Is Shot Dead in Tanzania
22 Aug 2017 - Wayne Lotter, who helped found an organization to combat poaching and the ivory trade, was killed when two men opened the door to his car and one of them shot him.
Flow of Migrants to Italy Slows, but Nobody Knows Why
18 Aug 2017 - The main route to Europe is experiencing one of its longest lulls since the start of the migration crisis in 2014, though experts said it was unlikely to last.
U.S. Faults U.N. Report on Killings of 2 Investigators in Congo
17 Aug 2017 - An internal inquiry absolves the United Nations, suggests that the investigators did not take security measures, and fails to identify the killers.
Jihadist Is Liable for $3.2 Million for Damage to Shrines in Mali
17 Aug 2017 - Because the convicted man is in prison and penniless, the International Criminal Court asked the court’s Trust Fund for Victims to pay the reparations.
Over One Million South Sudanese Flee From Violence to Uganda
17 Aug 2017 - The daily exodus of villagers escaping armed conflict, hunger and sexual violence prompted the U.N. refugee agency to urge international action.
Russia’s Sudan Ambassador Found Dead
23 Aug 2017 - Mirgayas Shirinsky, 60, was said to have been discovered in the pool of his Khartoum home. He was at least the fourth Kremlin envoy to die prematurely since December.
Hidden Banksy Art to Be Displayed by London Developer
23 Aug 2017 - “Snorting Copper” had been painted over and boarded up. Now, the man who rediscovered it says he will keep the restored work where the public can see it.
Picturing the First World War: Russian Women Muster for a ‘Battalion of Death’
23 Aug 2017 - Following the first revolution of 1917, women were permitted to fight on the front lines.
How a Shadowy Imam Evaded Scrutiny and Forged the Barcelona Cell
23 Aug 2017 - Abdelbaki Essati, believed to be the recruiter behind the attacks in Spain, had deep links with Islamic extremists and seems to have learned their methods well.
Une épidémie de suicides ronge le monde agricole français
23 Aug 2017 - Souffrant de l’isolement, de la rigueur d’un travail très physique et de pressions financières croissantes, les agriculteurs sont poussés au désespoir alors que les autorités et les associations tentent de leur venir en aide.
France’s Macron Looks to Confront Eastern Europe Over Low-Cost Workers
23 Aug 2017 - In the wake of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, a backlash is building in Western Europe against importing inexpensive labor from Eastern Europe.
Canadian Judge Faces Possible Discipline for Wearing Trump Cap
24 Aug 2017 - Justice Bernd Zabel of Ontario faced a disciplinary panel because he arrived in his Hamilton courtroom wearing a red “Make America Great Again” ball cap.
Though No Longer Sheriff, Joe Arpaio Is Still a Polarizing Figure
24 Aug 2017 - Detested by some, admired by others, the former sheriff finds himself thrust into the political fray by the prospect of a Trump pardon.
Savoring the Spanish of My Youth, as the Language Marches On
23 Aug 2017 - For our correspondent in Albuquerque, a fresh encounter with the Spanish language in New Mexico sparks a rumination about its history — and its future.
Spanish Thrives in the U.S. Despite an English-Only Drive
23 Aug 2017 - Thanks to migration, adaptation, pop culture and commerce, the Spanish language endures in the United States, regardless of any effort to control it.
Economic Scene: Labor Wants to Make Nafta Its Friend. Here’s the Problem.
22 Aug 2017 - The A.F.L.-C.I.O. is pushing for a living-wage clause in the trade pact, but mandating Mexico’s standard of living is unlikely to save American jobs.
Chilean Tribunal Weighs In: Some Abortions Will Now Be Legal
21 Aug 2017 - The Constitutional Tribunal ruled that a law that authorizes abortion in limited circumstances, such as danger to the mother’s life or rape, may take effect.
Canada Letter: Stage Lights, Sunlight and Opening Shots
18 Aug 2017 - A New York Times theater critic visits the Stratford Festival, describing it as a “bucket-list chance.” Trade talks resumed, and Canada is preparing for a view of the solar eclipse.
Venezuela’s New, Powerful Assembly Takes Over Legislature’s Duties
19 Aug 2017 - The Constituent Assembly granted itself wide powers to write and pass all legislation, a move that essentially nullified the opposition-led legislature.
Thrust Into Chile’s Abortion Fight, Woman Who Urged Change May See It
17 Aug 2017 - After Karen Espíndola had a wrenching pregnancy she was told she couldn’t end, she became an activist. Now, Chile’s constitutional court is set to rule on a law that allows abortion in some cases.
The Interpreter: Why Afghanistan’s War Defies Solutions
24 Aug 2017 - Experts say that Afghanistan is locked in a cycle of state collapse, and outside involvement may be making matters there worse.
Mastermind or Naïf? Samsung Heir’s Fate Hinges on the Question
23 Aug 2017 - Jay Y. Lee, heir to the Samsung empire, faces a verdict in a bribery trial that has riveted South Korea and put a focus on his management style.
Taliban Kill 7 in Attack on Afghan Army Convoy
23 Aug 2017 - The suicide attack in Helmand Province is the first major assault since President Trump announced his strategy for Afghanistan.
Samsung Takes Extra Safety Steps With New Galaxy Note Smartphone
23 Aug 2017 - After killing the troubled Galaxy Note 7 last year over safety issues, Samsung is taking precautions to make the Note 8 resistant to exploding.
Death of Philippine Teenager Stokes Opposition to Duterte’s Drug Crackdown
23 Aug 2017 - Kian Loyd delos Santos, 17, is just one of thousands of Filipinos fatally shot by the police since last year, but the Senate has ordered an investigation into his killing.
Cambodia Orders Expulsion of Foreign Staff Members With American Nonprofit
23 Aug 2017 - The crackdown comes as Cambodia’s long-serving leader, Hun Sen, tries to solidify his grip on power before elections next year.
Personal Journeys: In Kazakhstan, a World Expo Is All About Energy (and Dancing)
23 Aug 2017 - The “Future Energy” pavilions at Expo 2017 in Astana celebrate solar, wind and thermal power. There also are live bands — and Nathan’s hot dogs.
As Trump’s Peacemaker, Kushner Finds Common Ground, and Complications, in Middle East Trip
24 Aug 2017 - Just a day before Jared Kushner met with Egypt’s president, the U.S. cut or delayed nearly $300 million in aid to the country.
Saudi Coalition Airstrikes Near Yemen’s Capital Kill Civilians
23 Aug 2017 - After a lull, warplanes hit targets around Sana, including a hotel where at least 30 agricultural workers were said to be dead or wounded.
U.S. Slaps Egypt on Human Rights Record and Ties to North Korea
23 Aug 2017 - The Trump administration denied Egypt $96 million in aid and delayed $195 million in military funding despite President Trump’s lavish praise.
Mattis Asks Iraqi Kurds to Put Off Vote on Independence
23 Aug 2017 - American officials say the referendum, scheduled for Sept. 25, could lead to new internal conflicts and imperil the campaign against the Islamic State.
YouTube Removes Videos Showing Atrocities in Syria
22 Aug 2017 - In an effort to purge the video platform of extremist propaganda, YouTube has inadvertently removed content that could be used in potential war crimes prosecutions.
Around the World in Seven Markets
22 Aug 2017 - In 360 video, sample the goods at markets from Marrakesh to London.
Iraqi Forces Start Offensive to Retake Tal Afar From ISIS
20 Aug 2017 - Tal Afar is one of the last big cities in Iraq still under control of extremists.
Revived After Mosul, Iraqi Forces Prepare to Battle ISIS in Tal Afar
20 Aug 2017 - Iraqi forces, who suffered heavy casualties in the monthslong battle for Mosul, are ready to launch their fight to retake Tal Afar from Islamic State fighters, American officials said.
Flow of Migrants to Italy Slows, but Nobody Knows Why
18 Aug 2017 - The main route to Europe is experiencing one of its longest lulls since the start of the migration crisis in 2014, though experts said it was unlikely to last.
As Trump Offers Neo-Nazis Muted Criticism, Netanyahu Is Largely Silent
20 Aug 2017 - No stranger to Facebook and YouTube, Benjamin Netanyahu has been reluctant to criticize President Trump’s recent remarks on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend.
Pentagon Hopes to Declassify Hidden Threat in Mosul: ‘Dud’ U.S. Bombs
18 Aug 2017 - With the Islamic State leaving behind thickets of booby traps and improvised explosive devices, the Pentagon seeks to help clear its own remnants of war.
Fadwa Suleiman, Actress and Voice of Syrian Opposition in Exile, Dies at 47
17 Aug 2017 - Ms. Suleiman, who fled to France, defied gender and sectarian stereotypes to protest the regime’s repression and propaganda about the civil war.
For a Yazidi Woman, Justice for ISIS Crimes Is Still Elusive
18 Aug 2017 - Iraq will let investigators collect evidence of ISIS crimes. But an urgent test remains: how to deliver justice for beheadings, slavery and genocide?
Mehdi Karroubi, Iranian Opposition Leader, Ends Hunger Strike
18 Aug 2017 - After a day, the government agreed to meet some of Mr. Karroubi’s demands, including a pledge to “endeavor” to grant his longstanding demand for a public trial.