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Showing posts from October, 2020

Women Converge on Warsaw, Heightening Poland’s Largest Protests in Decades

Outraged by a court decision to ban nearly all abortions, tens of thousands of women took to the streets of Poland’s capital on Friday, culminating a week of big protests across the country. World By Anatol Magdziarz and Marc Santora from NYT World

As Coronavirus Surges, Chastened Dutch Wonder, ‘What Happened to Us?’

They have long prided themselves on an efficient government, some say to the point of smugness. Ranking high in the rate of daily infections is forcing a reckoning. World By Thomas Erdbrink from NYT World

New Terror Attacks Leave France Embattled at Home and Abroad

A man with a knife killed three people at a church in Nice, in an assault that bore similarities to the recent killing of a schoolteacher, which has shaken the country. World By Norimitsu Onishi and Constant Méheut from NYT World

Rooster Kills Police Officer in Covid-19 Lockdown Raid

The Philippine lieutenant was slashed by a razor-sharp spur attached to the bird’s leg during a raid on an illegal cockfighting den. World By Jason Gutierrez from NYT World

In Azerbaijan, a String of Explosions, Screams and Then Blood

Caught in an Armenian rocket attack, a New York Times reporting team captures the agony of an expanding, dirty war. World By Carlotta Gall from NYT World

‘We believe in science.’ Washington, Oregon and Nevada join California’s vaccine-review plan.

World By Jill Cowan from NYT World

A Teacher, His Killer and the Failure of French Integration

For generations, public schools assimilated immigrant children into French society by instilling the nation’s ideals. The beheading of a teacher has raised doubts about whether that model still works. World By Norimitsu Onishi and Constant Méheut from NYT World

Women on Qatar Airways Flight Strip-Searched, Sparking Outrage in Australia

Female passengers said they were pulled from a Sydney-bound flight in Doha and given a medically invasive exam to see if they had recently given birth after an abandoned newborn was found in an airport bathroom. World By Livia Albeck-Ripka and Yan Zhuang from NYT World

She Used to Clean City Hall. Now, She Runs It.

In Russia, elections are typically theatrical affairs with the winner and loser preordained. Sometimes, though, they go off script. World By Andrew E. Kramer from NYT World

موج اتهامات سوء‌رفتار جنسی علیه آیدین آغداشلو

سیزده زن در مصاحبه با روزنامه نیویورک تایمز آیدین آغداشلو، هنرمند، را به سوء‌استفاده‌های جنسی در طول ۳۰ سال متهم کردند. World By Farnaz Fassihi from NYT World

In Azerbaijan, Pain and Loss Drive War Fever

As the country’s soldiers advance in the conflict with Armenia, every “liberated” territory is celebrated and tens of thousands of refugees plan their return to lost lands. World By Carlotta Gall and Ivor Prickett from NYT World

Pope Francis, in Shift for Church, Voices Support for Same-Sex Civil Unions

The comments, made in a new documentary, are the strongest yet from a pontificate that has taken a more tolerant and inclusive tone. World By Jason Horowitz from NYT World

In ‘Lobster War,’ Indigenous Canadians Face Attacks by Fishermen

A battle over the lucrative lobster industry in Nova Scotia has become the latest flash point in a series of abuses of Indigenous people in Canada. World By Dan Bilefsky from NYT World

After Teacher’s Decapitation, France Unleashes a Broad Crackdown on ‘the Enemy Within’

With dozens of raids against Muslim individuals and groups accused of radicalism, the fury of the response had France’s right wing speaking in terms of warfare. World By Adam Nossiter from NYT World

An Earthquake, an Orphanage, and New Beginnings for Haitian Children in America

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, 19 children from one orphanage were flown to the U.S. to be adopted by American families. One would later meet President Trump. World By Catherine Porter and Serge F. Kovaleski from NYT World

Murderer Who Wielded Narwhal Tusk to Stop Terrorist Gets Royal Pardon

Queen Elizabeth II approved a rare form of clemency for an inmate who used a whale tusk to help end a deadly terrorist attack near London Bridge last year. World By Isabella Kwai from NYT World

2,000-Year-Old Cat Etching Found at Nazca Lines Site in Peru

Archaeologists came across the faded feline outline while conducting maintenance work at the UNESCO heritage site. World By Tiffany May from NYT World

Jacinda Ardern, Hero to Liberals Abroad, Is Validated at Home

New Zealand’s prime minister and her party are coasting to victory in national elections, though it is unclear how far she will push her progressive promises. World By Damien Cave from NYT World

Who Was ‘El Padrino,’ Godfather to Drug Cartel? Mexico’s Defense Chief, U.S. Says

Drug enforcement agents had long tried to solve the mystery of “El Padrino,” a shadowy, powerful force. They’ve now identified him as Salvador Cienfuegos, Mexico’s defense chief from 2012 to 2018. World By Azam Ahmed and Alan Feuer from NYT World

French Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Beheaded Teacher on the Street

The victim was immediately depicted as a martyr to freedom of expression. France’s antiterrorism prosecutors are investigating the attack, which took place in a suburb north of Paris. World By Adam Nossiter from NYT World

Europe, Which Thought It Had the Virus Tamed, Faces a Resurgence

France imposed a curfew on Paris and other major cities, and other countries are taking similar steps as record caseloads fill hospitals and governments try to respond without lockdowns. World By Mark Landler from NYT World

He Built a Shrine to Trump and Worshiped It. Then He Collapsed.

Bussa Krishna, a farmer who called President Trump his god, stopped eating after Mr. Trump became infected with the coronavirus, his family said. He died on Sunday. World By Shalini Venugopal Bhagat and Mike Ives from NYT World

After a 7-Month Wait, This Tourist Got Machu Picchu All to Himself

Jesse Katayama, a Japanese tourist, didn’t let Peru’s pandemic lockdown keep him from completing the journey of a lifetime. World By Tiffany May and Hisako Ueno from NYT World

An Italian Teenager Could Become the First Millennial Saint

Carlo Acutis, who died at 15 in 2006 and was an early adopter of the internet, was beatified over the weekend, putting him on the path to sainthood in the Catholic Church. World By Marie Fazio from NYT World

QAnon Is Thriving in Germany. The Extreme Right Is Delighted.

As the U.S. conspiracy theory goes global, it has found fertile ground in the putsch fantasies and anti-Semitic tropes long popular on Germany’s far-right fringe. Counterterrorism officials worry. World By Katrin Bennhold from NYT World

Offering few details, the White House doctor says Trump is no longer contagious.

World By Maggie Haberman, Katherine J. Wu and Apoorva Mandavilli from NYT World

Kamala Harris’s ‘Canadian Dream’

The Democratic nominee for vice president grew up in the same Montreal neighborhood where a Times reporter lived. He reflects on how Canada helped shape her. World By Dan Bilefsky from NYT World

An Afghan Boy’s Rape and Death Prompt a Rare Response: Arrests

Villagers confronted officials, and seven police officers are now in jail, in a rare official action to investigate child sexual abuse accusations in Afghanistan. World By David Zucchino and Taimoor Shah from NYT World

A Black Belgian Student Saw a White Fraternity as His Ticket. It Was His Death.

Sanda Dia’s death after an initiation ritual was regarded as a tragic accident. Newly released videos and photos have made it a symbol of growing intolerance. World By Matt Apuzzo and Steven Erlanger from NYT World

Trump Tests Positive for Covid-19, and the World Shudders

The news of an American president contracting a potentially lethal virus carried global repercussions beyond that of any other world leader. World By Mark Landler and Mike Ives from NYT World