World News (NY Times)

Japan Earthquake Kills at Least 3 Near Osaka, Injuring Hundreds More

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 11:55pm
The Japan Meteorological Agency said the 6.1-magnitude quake was recorded Monday morning north of Osaka.

China’s Official News Media Sharply Criticize Trump

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 10:24pm
The newspaper that serves as the Chinese Communist Party’s mouthpiece, and other state-controlled outlets, had harsh words for the president’s tariff move.

Kim Jong-un Visiting China for Third Time Since March

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 10:16pm
The North Korean leader’s trip, announced on Tuesday by Chinese state media, comes a week after his landmark summit meeting with President Trump in Singapore.

As Europe’s Liberal Order Splinters, Trump Wields an Ax

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 9:39pm
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany struggled Monday to hold her coalition together. President Trump seemed to take glee in his ally’s troubles.

Israel Charges a Former Minister With Spying for Iran

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 9:14pm
Iranian intelligence recruited the former minister in Africa, the Israeli authorities said. He already had a shady past as a convicted drug dealer.

Napoleon’s Hat, Dropped at Waterloo, Is Picked Up at Auction for $400,000

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 7:38pm
One of the French emperor’s iconic two-cornered military hats, said to have been left on the battlefield, soared past its presale price estimate.

As Trump Escalates Trade Fight, China Can Take the Hit

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 7:24pm
The trade measures President Trump is imposing will do little to hurt China’s growth, though they could add to Beijing’s problems down the road.

How Apple’s Tim Cook Became Tech’s Top Diplomat

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 7:17pm
Caught in the trade fight between Washington and Beijing, Mr. Cook, the company’s chief executive, has become something of an envoy while trying to protect Apple’s business in China.

Migrants, World Cup, Apple: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 6:06pm
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Fact Check: Trump’s False and Misleading Claims About Crime and Immigration in Germany

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 4:46pm
The president suggested Chancellor Angela Merkel’s migration policy was responsible for rising crime and causing Germans to turn against their leaders.

Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler Arrested Over Diesel Scandal

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 4:23pm
Mr. Stadler, a member of Volkswagen’s management board, had been placed under formal investigation days earlier.

Google, Rebuilding Its Presence in China, Invests in Retailer JD.com

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 1:33pm
Its search engine has been blocked in the country for years, but the company is looking for other ways to be part of the flourishing internet scene there.

At Site of U.K. Poisoning, Doubts About Case Creep In

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 12:30pm
As British investigators remained silent about the poisoning of Sergei V. Skripal and his daughter, Russia flooded social media with alternative theories, leading some in Salisbury to raise questions.

May Revives Promise of ‘Brexit Dividend’ for U.K. Health Service

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 12:05pm
The claim that leaving the European Union would free up money for health care, a potent argument during the referendum, was long ago dismissed as bogus.

At War: There’s Been a Global Increase in Armed Groups. Can They Be Restrained?

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 11:00am
A rise in armed groups around the world has forced organizations to reconsider how they promote respect for humanitarian law.

Australian Nun in Philippines Gets Deportation Reprieve

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 9:15am
Justice officials say Sister Patricia Fox, 71, who was criticized for opposing Duterte administration policies, can stay for now.

U.N. Rights Chief Tells U.S. to Stop Taking Migrant Children From Parents

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 8:37am
Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights, cited the president of the American Association of Pediatrics, saying the practice is “government-sanctioned child abuse.”

Man Executed in Iran Over Officers’ Deaths at Protest

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 8:00am
The hanging of the man accused of driving a bus over three police officers was described as a warning to political dissidents.

Filipinos Convicted of Killing U.S. Marine in 2012 Are Captured

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 7:59am
Two men who had avoided prison time in the death of the American major in a brawl were seized in Manila, the authorities said.

Hopes for New Era of Malaysian Free Speech Are High, but Pending

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 - 7:37am
Malaysia’s new government pledged to end harsh laws restricting expression, but activists and journalists who have faced criminal charges remain wary.