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New Order Indefinitely Bars Almost All Travel From Seven Countries
Starting next month, most citizens of Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea will be indefinitely banned from entering the United States.
09/25/2017 02:37 AM
Angela Merkel Makes History in German Vote, but So Does Far Right
Ms. Merkel becomes only the fourth postwar chancellor to win four national elections, but her victory is diminished by the showing of Alternative for Germany.
09/24/2017 11:06 PM
68 Things You Cannot Say on China’s Internet
China’s censorship system is expanding forbidden topics far beyond politics, in line with President Xi Jinping’s prim, paternalistic vision for the “China dream.”
09/24/2017 11:33 PM
Merkel, Reluctant Leader of the West, ‘Has Gotten the Taste for It’
Elected to a fourth term as chancellor of Germany, Ms. Merkel wants to put the European Union, post-Brexit and in the age of Trump, on a stable, vigorous path.
09/24/2017 10:02 PM
Recalling a Tortured Past, Iraqi Kurds to Vote on Independence
Almost every Kurd in northern Iraq has a family history stained by treachery and dispossession. A vote for independence would be a step toward realizing a national dream.
09/24/2017 10:42 PM
Former Hostage Held by Al Qaeda Describes 6-Year Ordeal in the Sahara
Johan Gustafsson, a Swede kidnapped at gunpoint in Timbuktu, Mail, by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in 2011 and recently freed, tells of his captivity and his conversion to Islam.
09/25/2017 12:14 AM
Palanan Journal: Road to an Unconnected Town Will Bring Sugar and Rice, and New Way of Life
A new road to a coastal Philippines town is promising prosperity for an indigenous people, but may also endanger their culture.
09/25/2017 12:21 AM
17 ISIS Fighters Reported Killed as U.S. Ends Lull in Libya Airstrikes
A half-dozen “precision strikes” hit a training camp about 150 miles southeast of Surt, from which militants were plotting and conducting attacks, the military said.
09/24/2017 06:47 PM
Europe Edition: Angela Merkel, N.F.L., Catalonia: Your Monday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
09/25/2017 04:04 AM
As China Piles on Debt, Consumers Seek a Piece of the Action
Mortgage and credit card balances are surging, helping Chinese households reach the middle class but adding to the country’s borrowing binge.
09/25/2017 04:01 AM
Nigel Farage to Campaign for Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race
Mr. Farage, a right-wing British politician, is defying President Trump by endorsing Mr. Moore in a pivotal Republican Senate runoff.
09/25/2017 01:29 AM
Asia and Australia Edition: North Korea, Angela Merkel, N.F.L.: Your Monday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
09/25/2017 12:27 AM
3 United Nations Soldiers Are Killed in Northern Mali
The West African country has become one of the United Nations’ deadliest peacekeeping missions, with more than 130 fatalities in four years.
09/24/2017 07:54 PM
Inside a Rohingya Refugee Camp Born of Ethnic Cleansing
Rohingya Muslims are the most recent victims of ethnic cleansing. Hundreds of thousands have fled their homes in Myanmar. Ben C. Solomon, a New York Times correspondent, shows us the chilling reality they face as refugees.
09/24/2017 03:45 AM
Jeremy Corbyn’s Rise From Political Dinosaur to Potential Leader
The leader of the Labour Party, written off a year ago, can expect a rapturous reception at this year’s party conference. But can he win a broader audience?
09/24/2017 08:10 AM
Six Are Burned in Acid Attack as Groups Clash in East London
A group of men sprayed a caustic substance in the faces of at least six others, the latest in a series of similar crimes in London.
09/23/2017 11:03 PM
How World Leaders Reacted to Trump at the U.N.
From deriding the American leader as a “giant gold Goliath” to applauding his calls for sovereignty, leaders gave widely varying responses to President Trump’s General Assembly speech.
09/23/2017 08:35 PM
On Eve of Kurdish Independence Vote, a Warning From Turkey
The president of the autonomous Kurdish enclave in Iraq says it is too late to delay a referendum opposed by much of the international community.
09/23/2017 08:01 PM
Afghan Province, Squeezed by Taliban, Loses Access to Medical Care
Officials in Oruzgan Province say pressure by the Taliban has closed the region’s health facilities and postponed a vital polio vaccination campaign.
09/23/2017 07:41 PM
Pentagon Tests Lasers and Nets to Combat a Vexing Foe: ISIS Drones
As deadly drone attacks by the Islamic State increase, American officials are experimenting with technologies that can destroy the weapons.
09/23/2017 06:41 PM
Iran Tests Ballistic Missile and Rejects ‘Threats’
Tehran said that its new missile had a range of 2,000 kilometers, or about 1,200 miles, and that it would continue to develop its “defensive capacity.”
09/23/2017 03:37 PM
Luck, Not Tougher Building Standards, Spared Mexico in Quake
The seismic activity of Tuesday’s earthquake differed from a far more devastating quake in 1985. Enforcement of stronger building codes is lax.
09/23/2017 05:26 PM
Center-Right Party Hangs On in New Zealand Election
The National Party of Prime Minister Bill English beat back a challenge from the Labour Party and its new leader, Jacinda Ardern.
09/23/2017 02:48 PM
At U.N. and in the Air, North Korea and U.S. Trade Tough Messages
American warplanes flew close to North Korea’s coast, the country’s foreign minister said President Trump was on a “suicide mission” and Mr. Trump replied with a threat on Twitter.
09/24/2017 02:31 PM
Small Earthquake Rattles North Korea, and the World’s Nerves
A tremor was recorded near the North’s underground nuclear test site, but it appears to have been caused by a natural quake.
09/23/2017 02:37 PM
The Look: A Mix of Tradition and Trend in Kabul
In Afghanistan, the photographer Loulou d’Aki made appointments to photograph stylish residents of the capital city. And when the air cooled down, she captured more natural moments in public spaces.
09/23/2017 10:01 AM
How to Survive the Apocalypse
Amid natural disasters, terrorist attacks and the North Korea nuclear crisis, it is not just camouflage-clad cave dwellers who are prepping for doomsday.
09/23/2017 11:52 AM
Deals in Code, Arrests in Raids: The Risky Stakes of Oil Middlemen
A go-to agent in a lucrative industry that depends on global connections speaks up about allegations that it earned millions through graft.
09/24/2017 04:08 PM
Trying to Save the Corals of the Great Barrier Reef
Faced with dying coral reefs, a team of researchers are breeding heat-resistant corals in an effort to restore the population.
09/23/2017 09:00 AM
42 Minutes, £2,600 Lost: The U.K.’s Growing Gambling Problem
The number of problem gamblers has risen by 50 percent in recent years, and campaigners blame a machine that is unique to British betting shops.
09/23/2017 04:01 AM
White House Weighs Response to North Korea’s Threats
The war of words between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader, raised concerns on Friday that it could escalate into a new and more volatile phase.
09/23/2017 03:38 AM
Morgan Freeman Angers Russians Over Video About 2016 Election
A Russian news outlet called the actor an “American propaganda loudspeaker” after he appeared in a video accusing Russia of undermining last year’s election.
09/23/2017 12:04 AM
Mohammed Mahdi Akef, Muslim Brotherhood Leader, Dies at 89
Mr. Akef had been sentenced to life imprisonment but was awaiting a retrial. He died in custody in Cairo.
09/24/2017 04:30 AM
Prospect of Atmospheric Nuclear Test by North Korea Raises Specter of Danger
Stopping Kim Jong-un from conducting a nuclear test over the Pacific may be as dangerous as letting him go ahead.
09/22/2017 11:37 PM
Republican Party, North Korea, Hurricane Maria: Your Friday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
09/22/2017 10:52 PM
Syrian Activist and Her Daughter Fatally Stabbed in Turkey
Orouba Barakat and her daughter, Halla, were attacked in their apartment, and relatives blame the Syrian government for their deaths.
09/22/2017 09:29 PM
Russia Says ‘Small-Hearted’ Obama Administration Spoiled Ties
Speaking at the United Nations, Russia’s foreign minister said Obama administration policies hurt relations between Washington and Moscow, with effects still felt worldwide.
09/22/2017 09:24 PM
Holocaust Denier’s Sentence: Visit 5 Ex-Nazi Camps, and Write About It
A judge ordered Laurent Louis, a far-right former lawmaker in Belgium, to visit a concentration camp every year for five years and write about his experience.
09/22/2017 10:04 PM
A Walk Through Dominica, Hours After Hurricane Maria
On the morning after Hurricane Maria hit Dominica, a resident surveyed the devastation in the island’s capital, Roseau.
09/22/2017 08:56 PM
Canada Letter: Health Care Comparisons and an NYT Offer
Our weekly look for and about Canadians, Canada Letter, explores medical wait times, visits the Yukon and remembers a political mastermind.
09/22/2017 07:19 PM
Israel Endorsed Kurdish Independence. Saladin Would Have Been Proud.
Present-day politics may have been less important than a long shared history between the Kurds and the Jews.
09/22/2017 11:22 PM
The Getaway: After Maria and Irma: Caribbean Tourism, Island by Island
In the wake of two powerful hurricanes, a look at the damage, bright spots and the uncertain future.
09/22/2017 10:21 PM
Quake Threatens to Cause Flight From Mexico City’s Hip Neighborhoods
Roma and Condesa were hit hard by the big 1985 quake and took years to rebound. Then came the devastation from the Tuesday earthquake.
09/23/2017 01:48 AM
Young Man Charged With Attempted Murder in London Subway Attack
The suspect, identified as Ahmed Hassan, 18, was also accused of using a banned explosive, the British police said.
09/22/2017 02:49 PM
The Saturday Profile: Expecting a Hero’s Welcome, Lebanese Director Was Accused of Treason
When Ziad Doueiri was detained at the airport in Beirut over having filmed in Israel, it provoked debates over law, politics and artistic freedom.
09/22/2017 02:16 PM
How to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria
A look at the groups providing aid to victims of the storm, and the type of research you should do before donating.
09/22/2017 04:41 PM