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/ Asia and Australia Edition: Shinzo Abe, Catalonia, Jimmy Carter: Your Monday Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/briefing/shinzo-abe-catalonia-jimmy-carter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:df30a52f-59cc-3ac0-bca5-3acc55f21714 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:11:40 -0400 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. News Analysis: In Catalonia Crisis, Shared Blame for ‘a Difficult and Undesirable Situation’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/catalonia-spain-carles-puigdemont-mariano-rajoy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:217df0a0-6750-c87f-60ac-24212e670160 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:09:21 -0400 Catalan separatists have flouted Spain’s Constitution, but Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has also allowed the conflict to spin dangerously out of control. Tillerson Warns Europe Against Iran Investments https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/middleeast/tillerson-iran-europe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bfcf53c2-83a6-c8a3-0076-cfbf299a9ce1 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:03:59 -0400 With the U.S. considering reimposing sanctions on Tehran, companies do business with it “at great risk,” the secretary of state said. Xi Jinping Pushes China’s Global Rise Despite Friction and Fear https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/asia/china-xi-jinping-global-power.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:952bbea9-e8c7-6e06-2388-6881483594a9 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:35:42 -0400 Mr. Xi has enjoyed remarkable success expanding Chinese global influence, benefiting from President Trump’s election. But he is also facing pushback to his assertive approach to foreign policy. Two Italian Regions Vote Overwhelmingly for More Autonomy https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/lombardy-veneto-referendums.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:3f4a806f-2698-b1d7-c75e-8a883d6238fd Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:19:35 -0400 Referendums in Lombardy and the Veneto in favor of more local control passed by wide margins, which may give their leaders more of a say in Rome. Asia and Australia Edition: Shinzo Abe, Catalonia, Jimmy Carter: Your Monday Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/briefing/shinzo-abe-catalonia-jimmy-carter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:db468a74-a339-f662-def7-791d8f3dba67 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 20:00:59 -0400 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Turning Tables in Magnitsky Case, Russia Accuses a Nemesis of Murder https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/russia-sergei-magnitsky-william-browder.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b90d113c-4199-b13d-cba5-04811b9f002c Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:32:55 -0400 William F. Browder campaigned for justice for Sergei Magnitsky, a tax lawyer who died in jail. Now Russian prosecutors are accusing him of murder in the case. Asia and Australia Edition: Shinzo Abe, Catalonia, Jimmy Carter: Your Monday Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/briefing/shinzo-abe-catalonia-jimmy-carter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9580101f-41f8-0339-9c59-0b52d60d805e Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:24:08 -0400 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. A Newly Assertive C.I.A. Expands Its Taliban Hunt in Afghanistan https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/asia/cia-expanding-taliban-fight-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:573862ae-aaf8-d24c-a1e0-5ca79d9364d2 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 19:21:37 -0400 The assignment heralds a shift for the agency, which once viewed such a mission as risky and a drain on resources. Protesters in Malta Denounce Failure to Protect Killed Journalist https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/malta-protest-daphne-caruana-galizia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:53a41d9f-37bb-1ad0-1bf7-c5fab17fc34a Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:54:25 -0400 Thousands of demonstrators sent a message of support for free speech and disgust with Malta’s political elite after the car-bomb killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Xi Jinping Pushes China’s Global Rise Despite Friction and Fear https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/asia/china-xi-jinping-global-power.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a4073095-6be1-8a5c-94e9-be200ff5ccc7 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:54:19 -0400 Mr. Xi has enjoyed remarkable success expanding Chinese global influence, benefiting from President Trump’s election. But he is also facing pushback to his assertive approach to foreign policy. U.S.-Backed Fighters Take Largest Syrian Oil Field From ISIS https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/middleeast/syria-isis-oil.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:408aaac0-e565-f601-d641-75178ee94967 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 18:01:26 -0400 The loss is a major blow to the militant group, but it is unclear how long the militia forces can hold the area, which the Syrian government aims to retake. Turning Tables in Magnitsky Case, Russia Accuses a Nemesis of Murder https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/russia-sergei-magnitsky-william-browder.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4f0191ef-a5a6-46ca-8b7a-9257d5a24a26 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:48:19 -0400 William F. Browder campaigned for justice for Sergei Magnitsky, a tax lawyer who died in jail. Now Russian prosecutors are accusing him of murder in the case. Asia and Australia Edition: Shinzo Abe, Catalonia, Jimmy Carter: Your Monday Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/briefing/shinzo-abe-catalonia-jimmy-carter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a76a96dc-74fa-3701-dd7f-24109b60ad2e Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:20:48 -0400 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Asia and Australia Edition: Shinzo Abe, Catalonia, Jimmy Carter: Your Monday Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/briefing/shinzo-abe-catalonia-jimmy-carter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b70e0e38-2cea-38af-4658-090b3700f2e5 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 17:19:07 -0400 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. U.S.-Backed Fighters Take Largest Syrian Oil Field From ISIS https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/middleeast/syria-isis-oil.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c1a4a59c-4814-76ee-8786-99bb3e50c79c Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:54:41 -0400 The loss is a major blow to the militant group, but it is unclear how long the militia forces can hold the area, which the Syrian government aims to retake. Asia and Australia Edition: Shinzo Abe, Catalonia, Jimmy Carter: Your Monday Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/briefing/shinzo-abe-catalonia-jimmy-carter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ab761fe9-38ee-604f-6b7c-c3e967280d65 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:42:33 -0400 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Malta in an Uproar Over Killing of an Investigative Journalist https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/20/world/europe/pope-francis-malta-journalist.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bab9d60b-3d12-02c7-3f9f-64c86a165bfb Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:37:12 -0400 Daphne Caruana Galizia, who uncovered nepotism and corruption in Malta and was killed in a car bombing on Monday, had many enemies. Tillerson Warns Europe Against Iran Investments https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/middleeast/tillerson-iran-europe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:321d9ca9-daad-1871-c82b-7265f4c01aa8 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:35:02 -0400 With the U.S. considering reimposing sanctions on Tehran, companies do business with it “at great risk,” the secretary of state said. W.H.O. Removes Mugabe as ‘Good-Will Ambassador’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/africa/who-robert-mugabe-goodwill-ambassador.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:49b81e66-70ab-9cde-0122-387b0ee40982 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:10:35 -0400 A storm of criticism had greeted the appointment of the Zimbabwe’s leader this past week. W.H.O. Removes Robert Mugabe as ‘Good-Will Ambassador’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/africa/who-robert-mugabe-goodwill-ambassador.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f86cbb50-ad59-c24d-b2c8-89044911fbac Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:10:35 -0400 A storm of criticism had greeted the appointment of the Zimbabwe’s leader this past week. Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/uk-titanic-letter-record.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0add2b9e-b044-48f1-8863-7dfd8e5027b7 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:08:07 -0400 A collector paid £126,000 for a note from an American passenger to his mother that describes the ill-fated ocean liner as a “giant” ship fitted up like a palatial hotel. Asia and Australia Edition: Shinzo Abe, Catalonia, Jimmy Carter: Your Monday Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/briefing/shinzo-abe-catalonia-jimmy-carter.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c0741867-bf66-0186-8888-0589e5d67049 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 15:05:57 -0400 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Tillerson Warns Europe Against Iran Investments https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/middleeast/tillerson-iran-europe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:63f99257-a396-6de2-985e-d80fbf850171 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:50:24 -0400 With the U.S. considering reimposing sanctions on Tehran, companies do business with it “at great risk,” the secretary of state said. A Showdown Brews Between Amazon and Alibaba, Far From Home https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/business/alibaba-amazon-southeast-asia-lazada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9f88cc9c-ad33-a29b-e4a3-c5866af8d94a Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:48:26 -0400 The e-commerce giants are spending billions in new markets like Southeast Asia and India to tap a rising new class of young, middle-class shoppers. A Showdown Brews Between Amazon and Alibaba, Far From Home https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/business/alibaba-amazon-southeast-asia-lazada.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bb074799-e6dd-9c64-c80f-e00f47e6db7c Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:48:25 -0400 The e-commerce giants are spending billions in new markets like Southeast Asia and India to tap a rising new class of young, middle-class shoppers. Election Risk Pays Off for Shinzo Abe of Japan as His Party Appears to Win Big https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/asia/japan-election-shinzo-abe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:eaaebcc6-f4d5-d690-2d0e-d1604cbb7ad1 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:46:21 -0400 Early projections of a victory on Sunday would help the prime minister consolidate power and fuel his hopes to revise Japan’s pacifist Constitution. Election Risk Pays Off for Shinzo Abe of Japan as His Party Appears to Win Big https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/asia/japan-election-shinzo-abe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:300b6c81-b120-4df8-d91f-3b228756aab5 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:46:20 -0400 Early projections of a victory on Sunday would help the prime minister consolidate power and fuel his hopes to revise Japan’s pacifist Constitution. Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/uk-titanic-letter-record.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8ee1d194-222c-d19d-3f01-864495963da1 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:43:30 -0400 A collector paid £126,000 for a note from an American passenger to his mother that describes the ill-fated ocean liner as a “giant” ship fitted up like a palatial hotel. Xi Jinping Pushes China’s Global Rise Despite Friction and Fear https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/asia/china-xi-jinping-global-power.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f3686d9a-0f32-0b48-df34-5ed62f54193e Sun, 22 Oct 2017 14:25:53 -0400 Mr. Xi has enjoyed remarkable success expanding Chinese global influence, benefiting from President Trump’s election. But he is also facing pushback to his assertive approach to foreign policy. A Newly Assertive C.I.A. Expands Its Taliban Hunt in Afghanistan https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/asia/cia-expanding-taliban-fight-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ce77f92e-9677-30ca-0e2a-d9092636fe81 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:25:10 -0400 The assignment heralds a shift for the agency, which once viewed such a mission as risky and a drain on resources. Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/uk-titanic-letter-record.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:fad7c1f4-bca2-55ba-5f51-18c0ab892b6e Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:00:46 -0400 A collector paid £126,000 for a note from an American passenger to his mother that describes the ill-fated ocean liner as a “giant” ship fitted up like a palatial hotel. Titanic Letter Sells for Record Price at Auction in England https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/uk-titanic-letter-record.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ff43ac37-6e46-c6ff-d498-c8b60d36ebdc Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:39:04 -0400 A collector paid £126,000 for a note from an American passenger to his mother that describes the ill-fated ocean liner as being a “giant” ship fitted up like a palatial hotel. W.H.O. Removes Mugabe as ‘Good-Will Ambassador’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/africa/who-robert-mugabe-goodwill-ambassador.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b5eb48cc-3c63-c652-1c51-409081671734 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:13:45 -0400 A storm of criticism had greeted the appointment of the Zimbabwe’s leader this past week. Monteroduni Journal: Hundreds of Italy’s Churches Were Robbed of Artworks. This One Was Recovered. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/europe/italy-churches-theft.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2deb8a55-d8ac-f04a-1b48-b506832c9e68 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:16:36 -0400 The country’s 60,000 churches are a treasure trove of masterpieces and artifacts. Protecting them from theft while keeping them open to the public is no easy task. W.H.O. Removes Mugabe as ‘Good-Will Ambassador’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/africa/who-robert-mugabe-goodwill-ambassador.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:15d9cfee-8d1b-db9a-1fec-f74d9fffe43a Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:54:07 -0400 A storm of criticism had greeted the appointment of the Zimbabwe’s leader this past week. W.H.O. Rescinds ‘Good-Will Ambassador’ Appointment for Mugabe https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/africa/who-robert-mugabe-goodwill-ambassador.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:19d77db0-ae7e-33d0-f0b4-342db859ab52 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:35:47 -0400 A storm of criticism had greeted the appointment of the Zimbabwean leader this past week. Election Risk Pays Off for Shinzo Abe of Japan as Party Appears to Win Big https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/asia/japan-election-shinzo-abe.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:03272c2c-7966-f67a-1700-8265dfe38430 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:09:22 -0400 Early projections of a victory on Sunday would help the prime minister consolidate power and fuel his hopes to revise Japan’s pacifist Constitution. After Making Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ W.H.O. Chief Is ‘Rethinking’ It https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/world/africa/robert-mugabe-goodwill-ambassador-who.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8f29ecef-a719-683c-749a-a0b6a5cb4646 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 05:57:34 -0400 The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.” After Making Mugabe a ‘Good-Will Ambassador,’ W.H.O. Chief Is ‘Rethinking’ It https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/world/africa/robert-mugabe-goodwill-ambassador-who.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a944f968-ce06-b146-024c-10b0014abac4 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 05:57:33 -0400 The decision outraged medical professionals, rights groups and others who took to social media to call it an “insult” and “a sick joke.” Gunmen Kill 13 Niger Soldiers in Attack Near Mali Border https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/10/21/world/africa/21reuters-nigeria-security.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:551a896a-b469-7528-332a-fb75e01e22b0 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 05:04:26 -0400 Heavily armed men in trucks and on motorcycles rode into the base a few dozen miles from where militants killed four American soldiers in an ambush on Oct. 4. The Interpreter: Myanmar, Once a Hope for Democracy, Is Now a Study in How It Fails https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/19/world/asia/myanmar-democracy-rohingya.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a42449e8-b733-76e4-b052-261425d958e8 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:35:54 -0400 Nationalism, an unchecked ethnic majority and support for authoritarian values have put Myanmar well down the road to becoming an “illiberal democracy.” Brutal Killing of Journalist Exposes ‘Something Darker’ in Malta https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/world/europe/malta-daphne-caruana-galizia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bd4a45da-d47f-e322-22dd-1c725881d840 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:48:38 -0400 Daphne Caruana Galizia enraged dozens of powerful people with investigations that exposed corruption. Virtually nobody expects her killing to be solved. Iraqi Forces Overpower Kurds, but Public Relations Battle Rages https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/22/world/middleeast/iraq-kurds.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:39682cee-7233-211f-50e7-88ffe0bcc28f Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:16:09 -0400 The two American allies are vying for international support days after Iraq drove Kurdish fighters from almost all contested areas. Brutal Killing of Journalist Exposes ‘Something Darker’ in Malta https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/world/europe/malta-daphne-caruana-galizia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4ef7d159-bd1a-81cc-27d5-a8d82e4a34f9 Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:59:16 -0400 Daphne Caruana Galizia enraged dozens of powerful people with investigations that exposed corruption. Virtually nobody expects her killing to be solved. Conflicting Accounts in Niger Ambush Are Subject of Pentagon Investigation https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/20/world/africa/niger-ambush-conflicting-accounts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c26bb0ed-e668-5944-eeba-92f597ec026e Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:58:07 -0400 Nigerien officials have said that a convoy gave chase to Islamic militants who later returned to ambush them, but American troops say they didn’t pursue the militants before the attack. Conflicting Accounts in Niger Ambush Are Subject of Pentagon Investigation https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/20/world/africa/niger-ambush-conflicting-accounts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a9dd3bb0-e592-3285-03ef-cae3b1898087 Sat, 21 Oct 2017 20:58:06 -0400 Nigerien officials have said that a convoy gave chase to Islamic militants who later returned to ambush them, but American troops say they didn’t pursue the militants before the attack. Cancer Didn’t Kill Pablo Neruda, Panel Finds. Was it Murder? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/world/americas/pablo-neruda-death-forensic.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:07e4c6d3-ca86-5ae8-b30e-0aa34397defa Sat, 21 Oct 2017 19:09:49 -0400 Six years after Pablo Neruda’s driver claimed the Nobel laureate was poisoned, forensic experts agree on one fact: His death certificate was wrong. Cancer Didn’t Kill Pablo Neruda, Panel Finds. Was It Murder? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/world/americas/pablo-neruda-death-forensic.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:65bb5d70-95b6-4af4-f5c0-5fe9fa24684a Sat, 21 Oct 2017 19:09:49 -0400 Six years after Pablo Neruda’s driver claimed the Nobel laureate was poisoned, forensic experts agree on one fact: His death certificate was wrong. Spain Will Remove Catalonia Leader, Escalating Secession Crisis https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/21/world/europe/spain-catalonia-mariano-rajoy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a2244a59-c2fc-5b83-62ae-d2f50fa4685f Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:06:10 -0400 Mariano Rajoy, in an unexpectedly forceful move, said Madrid would take control of the independence-minded region, pushing out its separatist administration.