NEW YORK TIMES

A Death in Kosovo Stokes Fears and Threatens Peace

1 hour 51 min ago
President Aleksander Vucic of Serbia made a hastily arranged visit to Kosovo to ease the fears of ethnic Serbs — fears that critics say he has stoked.

Australia Diary: We’re Watching the Men

2 hours 4 min ago
As the #MeToo reckoning continues, a woman returning to Brisbane confronts the masculinity of work.

Deadly Siege at Kabul's Largest Hotel

2 hours 22 min ago
A 12-hour gun battle at the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital left five civilians and four assailants dead, and wounded another six people.

Peterborough Journal: This City Once Made Much of What Canada Bought. But No More.

3 hours 13 min ago
With the closing of plants like a 126-year-old G.E. factory, many in Peterborough, Ontario, scoff at the idea that Nafta benefits only Canada and Mexico.

Angela Merkel Inches Closer to Germany Coalition Government

4 hours 7 min ago
The Social Democrats will enter formal talks with the chancellor’s Christian Democrats, but the party’s grass roots would have to approve a final deal.

Demonstrations Against Kabila in Congo Leave at Least 5 Dead

5 hours 33 min ago
Protesters gathered in the Democratic Republic of Congo for the second time in less than a month, demanding elections and an end to Joseph Kabila’s extended presidency.

Fire Traps Workers in Delhi Factory, Killing at Least 17

8 hours 54 min ago
Many workers were trapped on the upper floors as they were making firecrackers, although the police said the factory had been licensed to make plastic items.

Afghan Forces Retake Control of Kabul Hotel After Deadly Siege

10 hours 36 sec ago
Officials declared an overnight attack on the Intercontinental Hotel over, saying 160 people, including 41 foreigners, had been rescued. Five civilians died, as well as four assailants.

North Korean Pop Singer Leads Pre-Olympic Delegation to South

10 hours 58 min ago
The advance team of North Koreans, headed by Hyon Song-wol, one of the North’s best-known propaganda singers, arrived in the South on Sunday.

On Paris’s Icy Streets, Migrants Wait for Word on Refuge

12 hours 4 min ago
Even with accelerated asylum processing, France cannot keep up with the constant stream of new arrivals, leaving hundreds of migrants to sleep rough.

Pence Praises Egypt Partnership in Meeting With Sisi

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 23:53
Vice President Mike Pence, the highest-level American official to visit Egypt in nearly a decade, began a trip through the region.

Anti-Corruption Protest Draws Tens of Thousands Across Snowy Romania

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 23:50
Ten of thousands of protesters rallied in Bucharest on Saturday to protest proposed revisions to the country’s corruption laws.

Resolving Who Owns What Land Lies at Heart of Zimbabwe’s Future

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 22:51
Even as villagers in land coveted by Grace Mugabe celebrated the end of an era, determining who has title to farms is a critical step in Zimbabwe’s development and democratization.

Wildlife Trafficking Kingpin Arrested in Thailand

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 22:18
Boonchai Bach is suspected of fueling much of Asia’s illegal animal trade for over a decade, overseeing a criminal syndicate that has smuggled poached items including ivory and rhino horns.

How Corruption and Cronyism in Banking Fueled Iran’s Protests

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 22:13
Thousands lost their savings in the collapse of shady banks, part of a broader economic system plagued by insider dealing, mismanagement and inefficiency.

Myanmar Soldiers Sentenced for Killing 3 Civilians in Kachin

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 22:10
Six soldiers were sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing three people in war-torn Kachin state. It was a rare prosecution in a country where the military has operated with impunity for decades.

Pope Francis Comforts Peruvians Who Faced ‘Wrath of Nature’

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 22:08
After facing criticism over the church’s sexual abuse scandals, he returned to familiar themes of poverty and the environment.

72 Turkish Jets Bomb U.S.-Backed Kurdish Militias in Syria

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 21:41
Despite warnings from the United States, a defiant President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey vowed to crush the militias, which he described as a terrorist threat.

In Kabul, Gunmen Storm Intercontinental Hotel

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 21:10
Two or three armed insurgents, amid an explosion and fire, entered the largest hotel in the Afghanistan capital, according to government officials.

Recipe for Ruckus in India: A Queen’s Honor, a New Film and Politics

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 19:49
Hindu extremists smashed up the film set, pulled the director’s hair and threatened to behead the lead actress. “Padmaavat,” the most potentially explosive Indian film in years, opens Thursday.

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