Your New Digest 1 http://feed.informer.com/digests/WKCLTCFFB4/feeder Your New Digest 1 Respective post owners and feed distributors Thu, 23 Sep 2010 19:53:46 -0400 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Azerbaijan Frees Journalist Who Exposed Official Corruption http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/azerbaijan-khadija-ismayilova.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4d9dab0a-fad2-c3a6-940b-77523265563e Wed, 25 May 2016 21:55:26 -0400 The release of the journalist, Khadija Ismayilova, was welcomed by international rights groups after her incarceration had become an embarrassment to Azerbaijan’s president. Azerbaijan Frees Khadija Ismayilova, Journalist Who Exposed Official Corruption http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/azerbaijan-khadija-ismayilova.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cfcf7f07-3c3e-b148-42a7-4c07a6ed5464 Wed, 25 May 2016 21:55:26 -0400 The release of Ms. Ismayilova was welcomed by international rights groups after her incarceration had become an embarrassment to Azerbaijan’s president. U.S. Urges No Bail for Reza Zarrab in Iran Sanctions Case http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/middleeast/us-urges-no-bail-for-reza-zarrab-in-iran-sanctions-case.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c73d9373-939f-985e-f6e5-29c237abb20c Wed, 25 May 2016 21:45:54 -0400 Federal prosecutors said Mr. Zarrab, a prominent Turkish-based gold trader who is jailed in New York, was a flight risk. U.S. Urges No Bail for Reza Zarrab in Iran Sanctions Case http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/middleeast/us-urges-no-bail-for-reza-zarrab-in-iran-sanctions-case.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8d934906-c08e-a270-6cc0-417a18392adc Wed, 25 May 2016 21:45:53 -0400 Federal prosecutors said Mr. Zarrab, a prominent Turkish-based gold trader who is jailed in New York, was a flight risk. EgyptAir Enlists European Companies to Look for Black Boxes From Flight 804 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/middleeast/egyptair-flight-804.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:42e43397-caec-3486-8304-97b0023d0ced Wed, 25 May 2016 21:19:57 -0400 The plane’s cockpit data and voice recorders are believed to be lying on the edge of the range for hearing and locating their signals. U.S. Says Its Strikes Are Hitting More Significant ISIS Targets http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/us/politics/us-strikes-isis-targets.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b566c272-326a-9ce7-8678-73a0130fb6e0 Wed, 25 May 2016 20:08:12 -0400 Military officials say they have improved intelligence and a disjointed process for identifying targets, and are now hitting oil facilities and secret cash coffers. Taliban Name Lesser-Known Cleric as Their New Leader http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/afghanistan-taliban-new-leader.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ef31d2bc-73bf-17ca-a875-0da6c28b2da4 Wed, 25 May 2016 19:40:46 -0400 The insurgency confirmed its former leader’s death in a drone strike, and it said the new one, Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, would continue the war. Toronto on the Lookout for 2 Escapees — Rodents From a Zoo http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/americas/capybaras-toronto-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8a4bc8b5-970d-8115-f18f-d4102c8db9d6 Wed, 25 May 2016 18:55:08 -0400 Two capybaras, the world’s largest rodent, were still missing more than 24 hours after breaking out of a small zoo on the city’s west end. Toronto on the Lookout for 2 Escapees — Rodents From a Zoo http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/americas/capybaras-toronto-canada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ddbc775f-1020-5a16-7e07-cbe9197792ad Wed, 25 May 2016 18:55:07 -0400 Two capybaras, the world’s largest rodent, were still missing more than 24 hours after breaking out of a small zoo on the city’s west end. What Should Obama Say on His Visit to Hiroshima? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/25/world/asia/what-should-obama-say-on-his-visit-to-hiroshima.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7d53b834-8888-c455-6cc8-5d5ed00e6c1f Wed, 25 May 2016 18:45:27 -0400 The White House said that President Obama, who will visit Hiroshima on Friday, would not be apologizing for the atomic attacks on Japan in 1945. Tell us what you think he should say. Hamas Calls for Resumption of Death Penalty in Gaza http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/middleeast/hamas-calls-for-resumption-of-death-penalty-in-gaza.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7bce6d6c-27da-c5dc-4e5e-5a8be76cd915 Wed, 25 May 2016 18:39:57 -0400 Several Palestinians convicted of murder or of collaborating with Israel face execution after the call by Hamas, the militant group that rules Gaza. Editorial: The Worst Boyfriend in Bolivia http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/opinion/the-worst-boyfriend-in-bolivia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:37f20722-e1a5-40d6-99ef-b10a68cd981f Wed, 25 May 2016 17:22:11 -0400 In a widening political scandal, the cover-up has become worse than the crime. Editorial: The Worst Boyfriend in Bolivia http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/opinion/the-worst-boyfriend-in-bolivia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c16f108b-2b12-6206-9308-e130ea06485b Wed, 25 May 2016 17:22:10 -0400 In a widening political scandal, the cover-up has become worse than the crime. Ukrainian Pilot, Nadiya Savchenko, Is Exchanged for 2 Russian Prisoners http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/ukraine-russia-prisoner-swap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5c919d38-7e36-2db8-c3ff-50fcfec2e4a4 Wed, 25 May 2016 17:21:47 -0400 The high-profile inmate swap could help ease negotiations over a settlement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian Pilot, Nadiya Savchenko, Is Exchanged for 2 Russian Prisoners http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/ukraine-russia-prisoner-swap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:95bf7bdb-20dd-4ae8-8db0-aad1f4cd6eef Wed, 25 May 2016 17:21:46 -0400 The high-profile inmate swap could help ease negotiations over a settlement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Gas Runs Low in France as Protesters Block Refineries in Labor Battle http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/france-unions-labor-law.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0c18720b-1add-1c59-4142-a72829675695 Wed, 25 May 2016 16:31:21 -0400 An intensifying fight over labor law changes led to long gasoline lines, and in some places the government used force to disperse protesters. Bangladeshi Police Dismiss Claim That ISIS Was Behind Shop Owner’s Death http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/bangladeshi-police-dismiss-claim-that-isis-was-behind-shop-owners-death.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:88be3fa8-1b53-df5f-0332-17e1f71f4e1e Wed, 25 May 2016 16:20:00 -0400 The police have arrested a former customer of the victim, a Hindu shoe store owner, but an account linked to Islamic militants claimed responsibility for the death. Bangladeshi Police Dismiss Claim That ISIS Was Behind Shop Owner’s Death http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/bangladeshi-police-dismiss-claim-that-isis-was-behind-shop-owners-death.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6a5086a4-f978-d212-31f0-ddbd5ed6b8b1 Wed, 25 May 2016 16:19:59 -0400 The police have arrested a former customer of the victim, a Hindu shoe store owner, but an account linked to Islamic militants claimed responsibility for the death. Johnny Depp and Australian Official Still Snarling a Year Later http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/australia/johnny-depp-and-australian-official-still-snarling-a-year-later.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:75e6700d-c65a-9b3c-9c28-140b7dcabff3 Wed, 25 May 2016 16:04:13 -0400 Why, a fair person might wonder, would a high-ranking Australian official and a cooler-than-thou actor descend into name-calling across oceans? Let’s catch you up. Johnny Depp and Australian Minister’s Feud Has Gone to the Dogs http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/australia/johnny-depp-and-australian-official-still-snarling-a-year-later.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:30bed5ea-8f1f-b264-ef04-f87d8fb2932a Wed, 25 May 2016 16:04:13 -0400 The feud between the actor and the agriculture minister has gotten stranger, a year after Mr. Depp and his wife were forced to apologize over their dogs. Last Liberia Sanctions, Vestige of Civil War, Are Lifted http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/last-liberia-sanctions-vestige-of-civil-war-are-lifted.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:893706d5-3f2e-c8e2-cc90-418fd01c990c Wed, 25 May 2016 15:08:37 -0400 A resolution by the United Nations Security Council to lift the remaining sanctions will enable Liberia to buy arms on the global market. Afghan Lovers Begin an Asylum Odyssey in New York http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/afghan-lovers-asylum-new-york.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:295ee896-9dfe-6c3a-27f0-36ca975b36ae Wed, 25 May 2016 13:26:58 -0400 Zakia and Mohammad Ali, whose families oppose their union because they are from different sects, are seeking a new life in the United States. Paris Bridge of Love Locks Now One of Sculptures http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/paris-bridge-of-love-locks-now-one-of-sculptures.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:24579cd1-7d7f-8c9c-6a6c-776978aa96e4 Wed, 25 May 2016 13:19:10 -0400 The locks were removed by the city after their weight caused a railing to collapse on the Pont des Arts, where contemporary sculptures by the artist Daniel Hourdé will now reside. Paris Bridge of Love Locks Now One of Sculptures http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/paris-bridge-of-love-locks-now-one-of-sculptures.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:907f4c61-5c0f-344a-8be3-58ed0d499fd0 Wed, 25 May 2016 13:19:09 -0400 The locks were removed by the city after their weight caused a railing to collapse on the Pont des Arts, where contemporary sculptures by the artist Daniel Hourdé will now reside. Italy Recovers 7 Bodies Off Libya’s Coast, Saving 500 After Migrant Ship Flips http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/05/25/world/europe/ap-eu-italy-migrants.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d6d05735-14b6-6f21-93c5-09e192dbb94a Wed, 25 May 2016 12:49:20 -0400 A large ship overturned Wednesday off Libya's coast with more than 500 migrants aboard, right as the Italian navy was approaching for rescue. Egypt Expels French Journalist in Rare Move Against Foreign Media http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/middleeast/egypt-expels-french-journalist-in-rare-move-against-foreign-media.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f45a2baf-30c1-99bd-2cef-a65c3b207c47 Wed, 25 May 2016 12:46:03 -0400 The journalist, Rémy Pigaglio, had worked in Egypt for almost two years and had residency permits and media accreditation that allowed him to do so legally, Egypt Expels French Journalist in a Rare Move Against Foreign Media http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/middleeast/egypt-expels-french-journalist-in-rare-move-against-foreign-media.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cd775c5e-1161-5351-43bc-f1c3b3fb58ee Wed, 25 May 2016 12:46:03 -0400 The journalist, Rémy Pigaglio, worked in Egypt for almost two years and had residency permits and media accreditation that allowed him to do so legally. Bone Relic From Becket, Murdered Archbishop, to Return to Scene of the Crime http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/thomas-becket-archbishop-of-canterbury-bone-relic-hungary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5c3c1e82-fc24-2aa1-0f8f-0ca9a55d3cdd Wed, 25 May 2016 12:00:52 -0400 More than eight centuries after the archbishop of Canterbury was killed in the city’s cathedral, what is believed to be a piece of his elbow is traveling from Hungary back to England. Bone Relic of Becket, Murdered Archbishop, to Return to Scene of the Crime http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/thomas-becket-archbishop-of-canterbury-bone-relic-hungary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:3a6d9206-c357-198f-b53d-0c69bffd73c1 Wed, 25 May 2016 12:00:52 -0400 More than eight centuries after the archbishop of Canterbury was killed in the city’s cathedral, what is believed to be a piece of his elbow is traveling from Hungary back to England. Bone Relic From Becket, Murdered Archbishop, to Return to Scene of the Crime http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/thomas-becket-archbishop-of-canterbury-bone-relic-hungary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d65905e5-6828-6a23-5072-60d1d3b1493e Wed, 25 May 2016 12:00:51 -0400 More than eight centuries after the archbishop of Canterbury was killed in the city’s cathedral, what is believed to be a piece of his elbow is traveling from Hungary back to England. French Authorities Given Broader Powers to Fight Terrorism http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/france-terrorism-laws.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7cf5a32f-e464-3cc1-51d5-3e66dc45f4c5 Wed, 25 May 2016 11:59:16 -0400 A look at how France has reshaped its legal system in response to the attacks that killed 130 people in and around Paris. In Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima, a Complex Calculus of Asian Politics http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/obama-hiroshima-visit.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:aff1ab80-0e57-0e87-f223-4bdba2baf398 Wed, 25 May 2016 11:33:51 -0400 The president’s visit to Vietnam and particularly Japan highlights old grievances as well as the current power struggles among nations big and small in Asia. Giant Sinkhole Swallows Dozens of Cars in Italy http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/sinkhole-florence-italy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8fd516ab-538d-1370-1997-17b4c83f43e7 Wed, 25 May 2016 10:25:38 -0400 A burst water pipe was said to have undermined a road in Florence, not far from the city’s historic center; no injuries were reported. Giant Sinkhole Swallows Dozens of Cars in Florence http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/sinkhole-florence-italy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:679d4451-b46c-7cef-a80e-e7599a46f2ad Wed, 25 May 2016 10:25:38 -0400 A water pipe was said to have compromised a road not far from the city’s historic center; no injuries were reported. Taliban Name Lesser-Known Cleric as Their New Leader http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/afghanistan-taliban-new-leader.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a45a35f0-f5ce-e865-5739-cac68f089d8d Wed, 25 May 2016 09:59:42 -0400 The insurgency confirms its former leader’s death in a drone strike, and says the new one, Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, will continue the war. Sinosphere: In China, Taiwan’s First Female Leader Is Denounced for Being Unmarried and ‘Emotional’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/china-taiwan-tsai-unmarried-single.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:13c61aec-7f53-afa9-b8fb-b0dcea72c92a Wed, 25 May 2016 09:40:06 -0400 An article by a senior scholar for the People’s Liberation Army said President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan was prone to a radical style because she lacked the “burden of love, family and children.” Sinosphere: Chinese Military Official Denounces Taiwan’s President for Being Unmarried http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/china-taiwan-tsai-unmarried-single.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c1a475f0-38d5-0dba-2a61-8c0af587afb8 Wed, 25 May 2016 09:40:06 -0400 An article by a senior scholar for the People’s Liberation Army said that Tsai Ing-wen was prone to a radical style because she lacked the “burden of love, family and children.” Sinosphere: Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s First Female Leader, Is Assailed in China for Being ‘Emotional’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/china-taiwan-tsai-unmarried-single.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b0036772-1712-1080-cb92-43eb6f6728ab Wed, 25 May 2016 09:40:06 -0400 An article by a senior scholar for the People’s Liberation Army said that Tsai Ing-wen was prone to a radical style because she lacked the “burden of love, family and children.” Indonesian Leader Authorizes Chemical Castration for Child Sex Offenders http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/indonesia-chemical-castration.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:1c883e14-94ca-dcfd-dd27-d9c670165b82 Wed, 25 May 2016 09:33:38 -0400 The new punishment comes in response to the brutal gang rape and murder in April of a 14-year-old girl on her way home on the island of Sumatra. Beijing Journal: China’s Leader Wears Many Hats, but Only One Jacket http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/china-president-xi-jinping-windbreaker.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d5acf0db-954f-9639-e224-e0ae574ab008 Wed, 25 May 2016 09:30:02 -0400 There was the Mao suit. Now there’s the Xi jacket, Xi Jinping’s navy windbreaker that has become a sartorial symbol of his rule. Op-Ed Contributor: The Hits and Misses of Targeting the Taliban http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/opinion/the-hits-and-misses-of-targeting-the-taliban.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:46347ef7-b061-8f07-06a8-6ba154ec6877 Wed, 25 May 2016 08:39:51 -0400 America’s killing by drone strike of an Afghan insurgent leader is a tempting tactic but bad strategy. Europe Seeks Greater Control Over Digital Services http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/eu-proposals-apple-netflix-facebook.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b13a8d6c-0852-18ff-ed8e-8080e78f35a7 Wed, 25 May 2016 08:38:48 -0400 As part of efforts to create a digital single market for online services, the region wants to create rules that would affect companies like Netflix and Facebook. ‘Brexit’ Could Spell More Austerity for Britain, Study Warns http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/business/international/brexit-austerity-eu-referendum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:32fbe921-97a7-2737-5cbd-b1fd1ef80212 Wed, 25 May 2016 07:06:48 -0400 The report from the Institute for Fiscal Studies, a frequent critic of government economic plans, was a boon for Prime Minister David Cameron. Russia and Ukraine Agree on Prisoner Swap http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/ukraine-russia-prisoner-swap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c4c6a1a5-9986-2838-e4fd-782124ac3e9e Wed, 25 May 2016 07:01:35 -0400 The Ukrainian news media reported that a helicopter pilot, Lt. Nadiya V. Savchenko, was on a jet to be swapped for two Russians captured in eastern Ukraine. Nadiya Savchenko, Ukrainian Pilot, Is Exchanged for 2 Russian Prisoners http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/ukraine-russia-prisoner-swap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ee6d6012-5380-a3ed-c50d-055209ba2521 Wed, 25 May 2016 07:01:35 -0400 The high-profile inmate swap could help ease negotiations over a settlement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Ukrainian Pilot, Nadiya Savchenko, Is Exchanged for 2 Russian Prisoners http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/ukraine-russia-prisoner-swap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0fc070a2-15cc-50d0-c4e5-804444a7de55 Wed, 25 May 2016 07:01:35 -0400 The high-profile inmate swap could help ease negotiations over a settlement in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. Russia and Ukraine Agree on Prisoner Swap http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/europe/ukraine-russia-prisoner-swap.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c4576f76-5e55-085a-ecc0-14adcc11ba9a Wed, 25 May 2016 07:01:34 -0400 The Ukrainian news media reported that a female helicopter pilot, Lt. Nadiya V. Savchenko, was on a jet to be swapped for two Russians captured in eastern Ukraine. Europe Seeks Greater Control Over Digital Offerings http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/eu-proposals-apple-netflix-facebook.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e5523212-a2a3-e7de-3b7c-97d479390cc5 Wed, 25 May 2016 06:09:38 -0400 As part of efforts to create a digital single market for online services, the region wants to create rules that would affect companies like Netflix and Facebook. Europe Seeks Greater Control Over Digital Services http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/eu-proposals-apple-netflix-facebook.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:446c2058-7a94-15d3-1213-d34fe47a701c Wed, 25 May 2016 06:09:38 -0400 As part of efforts to create a digital single market for online services, the region wants to create rules that would affect companies like Netflix and Facebook. Sinosphere: China’s Craft Breweries Find They May Have a 5,000-Year-Old Relative http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/world/asia/china-beer-history.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:eaf3403c-79c0-f2c4-3fc1-6f530c97f973 Wed, 25 May 2016 06:07:41 -0400 Researchers have analyzed pottery vessels discovered at a site in Shaanxi Province and determined that they are the first direct evidence of a beer-brewing operation.