- Idriss Déby, President of Chad, Dies After Clashes With Rebelsby Mahamat Adamou, Ruth Maclean, Declan Walsh and Eric Schmitt on 20th April 2021 at 10:25 pm
Idriss Déby, who ruled with an iron fist for three decades and had just secured his sixth term in office, was considered by the West a linchpin in the fight against Islamist […]
- Dementia Risk After Age 50 Increases With Less Sleep, Study Saysby Pam Belluck on 20th April 2021 at 10:20 pm
The research, tracking thousands of people from age 50 on, suggests those who sleep six hours or less a night are more likely to develop dementia in their late 70s.
- J.&J. to Resume Its Covid Vaccine Rollout in Europeby Matina Stevis-Gridneff on 20th April 2021 at 9:52 pm
The agency says the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine should have a warning for a potential risk for rare blood clots even though it believes the shot’s benefits […]
- Journalist Absar Alam Shot After Criticizing Pakistan Militaryby Salman Masood on 20th April 2021 at 9:38 pm
The journalist, Absar Alam, survived the attack, but it sent a new chill through a media industry that has come under heavy pressure from the military and government.
- Your Wednesday Briefingby Melina Delkic on 20th April 2021 at 9:28 pm
Guilty on all counts.
- Coal Is Set to Roar Back, and So Are Its Climate Risksby Somini Sengupta on 20th April 2021 at 9:19 pm
To slow down climate change, new coal projects need to end. A global forecast this week shows demand rising sharply.
- Quebec’s Ban on Public Religious Symbols Largely Upheldby Dan Bilefsky on 20th April 2021 at 8:36 pm
The ruling exempts English-speaking schools and effectively allows provincial legislators to wear turbans or head scarves, but it angered civil liberties advocates as […]
- Chancellor’s Race Presents Germans With a Challenge to Changeby Melissa Eddy on 20th April 2021 at 8:35 pm
The conservatives have been in power for the past 16 years, will the nation stick with them, or go Green?
- Is Sheikha Latifa, Dubai Princess Unseen in Public, Still Alive?by Nick Cumming-Bruce on 20th April 2021 at 7:30 pm
A United Nations panel is demanding that Dubai produce “evidence of life” for Sheikha Latifa, two months after the princess said in dramatic video footage that she was being […]
- Iran Rattled as Israel Repeatedly Strikes Key Targetsby Ben Hubbard, Farnaz Fassihi and Ronen Bergman on 20th April 2021 at 6:48 pm
Recent attacks suggest that Israel has a clandestine network inside Iran and that Iranian security services have been powerless to break it.
- In a Charged Environment, France Tackles Its Model of Secularismby Norimitsu Onishi and Constant Méheut on 20th April 2021 at 6:39 pm
In an effort to fend off a challenge from the right, President Emmanuel Macron tries to frame a debate on two issues important to conservatives: the country’s “laïcité” […]
- Putin Warns Biden in Speechby Anton Troianovski on 20th April 2021 at 5:36 pm
With an air of moral superiority, the Russian president seems intent on teaching President Biden and other Western leaders a lesson.
- U.N. Reports Surge of Migrant Children Entering Mexico, Destined for U.S.by Maria Abi-Habib on 20th April 2021 at 5:28 pm
The number of children arriving in Mexico seeking to cross into the United States increased ninefold from January to March 2021. About 275 arrive each day.
- On the Menu at a Lunch in Italy: Protected Songbirdsby Emma Bubola on 20th April 2021 at 5:01 pm
The Italian police were called to investigate a luncheon for a potential violation of coronavirus rules. They found a feast of migrating finches.
- Caving to Islamists, Pakistan’s Parliament Debates Expelling French Ambassadorby Mujib Mashal and Zia ur-Rehman on 20th April 2021 at 4:17 pm
Just a week ago, the government declared Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan a terrorist group. But after violent protests spurred by the publication of caricatures in France, the […]
- After a Tragedy at Sea, a Wrecked Ship Becomes a Powerful Symbol in Italyby Elisabetta Povoledo on 20th April 2021 at 3:53 pm
The relic of the deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean in living memory — in which some 1,000 migrants died — is being re-envisioned as a human rights monument.
- Fauci Expects Decision on Using Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Fridayby Emily Anthes on 20th April 2021 at 3:40 pm
Dr. Anthony Fauci said that he expected experts meeting at the end of the week to recommend “some sort of either warning or restriction.”
- Handful of Unconfirmed Reports Are Being Examined After J.&J. Pauseby Sharon LaFraniere on 20th April 2021 at 3:39 pm
Officials are trying to determine whether the reports might be cases of a rare, serious blood clotting disorder. It’s unclear whether the vaccine was responsible for the […]
- In Ireland, a Grocery Chain Addresses ‘Period Poverty’ With Free Productsby Isabella Kwai on 20th April 2021 at 3:00 pm
The move by Lidl comes as Ireland’s Parliament considers a legal measure to make period products free in the country. It’s among a growing number of such initiatives that aim […]
- Israel plans a testing program to let children go where the vaccinated can.by Isabel Kershner on 20th April 2021 at 2:27 pm
With a negative test, those under 16 will be allowed access to sporting and religious events in lieu of a vaccination certificate.
- A Global Tipping Point for Reining In Tech Has Arrivedby Paul Mozur, Cecilia Kang, Adam Satariano and David McCabe on 20th April 2021 at 1:17 pm
Never before have so many countries, including China, moved with such vigor at the same time to limit the power of a single industry.
- Alarm in Ukraine as Russian Forces Mass at Borderby Anton Troianovski on 20th April 2021 at 12:13 pm
Few analysts believe that Moscow intends to invade. But as Russia’s military buildup proceeds, the tension is rising in war-weary Eastern Ukraine.
- Finland Is Again the World’s Happiest Country, Report Findsby Jenny Gross and Johanna Lemola on 20th April 2021 at 11:53 am
Finland, for the fourth consecutive year, topped a list of countries evaluated on the well-being of their inhabitants. “Really?” Finns ask.
- ‘Follow the Party Forever’: China Plans a Communist Birthday Bashby Javier C. Hernández on 20th April 2021 at 10:42 am
Patriotic films. History lessons. Mass weddings. The Chinese Communist Party is going into overdrive to celebrate its 100th birthday.
- Can Policing Change?by David Leonhardt on 20th April 2021 at 10:29 am
As the Derek Chauvin trial heads to the jury, a look at attempts to improve policing.
- Aleksei Navalny Is Transferred to Hospital for Vitamin Treatmentby Andrew E. Kramer on 20th April 2021 at 10:19 am
The high-profile Russian opposition leader has been on hunger strike for nearly three weeks. The U.S. has warned of “consequences” should he die.
- France Enabled 1994 Rwanda Genocide, Report Saysby Abdi Latif Dahir on 20th April 2021 at 10:18 am
A report commissioned by the Rwandan government accuses France of enabling the genocide of at least 800,000 people and of withholding “critical documents and testimony.”
- Wildfire Deals Hard Blow to South Africa’s Archivesby Christina Goldbaum and Kimon de Greef on 20th April 2021 at 10:17 am
The fire, which began Sunday and is still being fought, ravaged a library that housed first-edition books, films, photographs and other primary sources documenting Southern […]
- German Greens and Conservatives Choose Chancellor Candidatesby Melissa Eddy on 20th April 2021 at 2:56 am
Annalena Baerbock, the first Green candidate to have a significant shot at becoming chancellor, will run against Armin Laschet, head of Germany’s largest conservative party.
- Your Tuesday Briefingby Natasha Frost on 20th April 2021 at 2:55 am
Wider vaccine eligibility in the U.S.