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/ Report Accuses Sudan of ‘Scorched Earth’ Tactics in Darfur http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/africa/sudan-amnesty-international-darfur.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ac2efbd2-8fb0-ad44-8592-d62e3cc14fd8 Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:01:24 -0400 Amnesty International said government forces had laid waste to villages this year in an area known as Jebel Marra, burning homes, looting livestock and raping women. Abroad in America: Parsing What Makes a Trump Supporter Tick http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/americas/parsing-what-makes-a-donald-trump-supporter-tick.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c851b476-8d21-c5cf-f6aa-2d33c8a6f34d Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:00:35 -0400 Readers emailing from abroad are surprised by the campaign’s bluster. They don’t understand how a race for the American presidency can be dominated by arguments over “birtherism” and beauty queens. Shimon Peres of Israel Dies at 93; Built Up Defense and Sought Peace http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/middleeast/shimon-peres-dies-israel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f296f977-2642-f4c8-27a2-27dbc0b87826 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:49:45 -0400 Mr. Peres helped build up his country’s military might, then worked as hard to establish peace with Israel’s Arab neighbors. Shimon Peres of Israel Dies at 93; Built Up Defense and Sought Peace http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/middleeast/shimon-peres-dies-israel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bbd20855-77e0-0e84-f6f9-20deafe45566 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:49:44 -0400 Mr. Peres helped build up his country’s military might, then worked as hard to establish peace with Israel’s Arab neighbors. Leader of Spain’s Socialist Party Survives Ouster Attempt http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/europe/spain-socialists-politics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ae835195-64bb-b167-9bce-d3deb99e3b35 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:38:46 -0400 The future of the main opposition party’s leader, Pedro Sánchez, still hangs in the balance, after top party officials said they would resign in protest. Leader of Spain’s Socialist Party Survives Ouster Attempt http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/europe/spain-socialists-politics.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ba1daac6-7f76-d878-01b1-04472cac35c4 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:38:45 -0400 The future of the main opposition party’s leader, Pedro Sánchez, still hangs in the balance, after top party officials said they would resign in protest. Syria Talks Will End if Aleppo Bombing Continues, U.S. Tells Russia http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/syria-john-kerry-aleppo-russia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9a501e94-f73c-e0a9-564a-48ad974da09b Wed, 28 Sep 2016 20:02:59 -0400 The warning from Secretary of State John Kerry came on the same day that two hospitals in insurgent-held areas of the city were hit by airstrikes. Obama and Shimon Peres: Fast Friends Who Found Peace Out of Reach http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/obama-and-shimon-peres-fast-friends-who-found-peace-out-of-reach.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:185ad49a-a5a8-3c6e-6eab-32552a3db0d4 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:40:22 -0400 They were an international odd couple with seemingly little in common when they first met, but somehow Barack Obama and Mr. Peres hit it off. Appreciation: Israel’s Philosopher-Politician http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/opinion/shimon-peres-a-dreamer-of-peace-for-israel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:833674ba-2f64-706e-65be-ae9601239fa0 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:34:58 -0400 Shimon Peres remained optimistic about Israel’s role in the world. Life Without Shimon Peres? In Many Ways, His Israel Faded Long Ago http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/israel-shimon-peres.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:081bcf8b-62ed-67ef-bd78-a3c6346b7b69 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:06:11 -0400 Despite his own late-in-life attempts at unity among Israelis, perhaps it is only natural that his legacy is viewed through a prism of old divides. Israel Without Shimon Peres? In Many Ways, His Dream Faded Long Ago http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/israel-shimon-peres.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:26285708-3cbf-075d-dad5-949e63cb90ec Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:06:11 -0400 Despite his own late-in-life attempts at unity among Israelis, perhaps it is only natural that his legacy is viewed through a prism of old divides. Life Without Shimon Peres? In Many Ways, His Israel Faded Long Ago http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/israel-shimon-peres.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cbab5583-395c-b78c-0ea4-8c64ad036747 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:06:10 -0400 Despite his own late-in-life attempts at unity among Israelis, perhaps it is only natural that his legacy is viewed through a prism of old divides. World Leaders Issue Emotional Tributes to Shimon Peres http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/middleeast/world-leaders-react-to-shimon-peres.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8140f01f-4c12-ebf4-8eae-fb361f5f67d4 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:12:57 -0400 The death of the former Israeli leader prompted an outpouring from around the world, although praise was tempered among Palestinians. The Interpreter: Russia’s Brutal Bombing of Aleppo May Be Calculated, and It May Be Working http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/russias-brutal-bombing-of-aleppo-may-be-calculated-and-it-may-be-working.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f11af296-5107-4559-2d51-0d8bbb707567 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:37:05 -0400 Many analysts say Russia and the Syrian government could be massacring civilians as part of a strategy with aims beyond just one city. In Battle for Soul of Britain’s Labour Party, a Leftist Group Is Winning http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/europe/in-battle-for-soul-of-britains-labour-party-a-leftist-group-is-winning.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:1a579a9a-9c75-0a3d-fa69-fe238ddd9759 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:12:45 -0400 Jeremy Corbyn’s strengthened hold on the Labour Party is due in large part to the success of Momentum, a group intent on bringing true socialism to Britain. U.S. to Send 600 More Troops to Iraq to Help Retake Mosul From ISIS http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/obama-troops-iraq.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2c88e33f-c4d1-12f5-f41e-74e4493ebddd Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:21:42 -0400 The deployment, to aid Iraqis in the looming battle to take back Mosul from the Islamic State, will bring the number of American troops in Iraq to 5,000. U.S. Threatens to End Syria Talks With Russia if Aleppo Bombings Continue http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/syria-john-kerry-aleppo-russia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:888c23a0-7d36-900a-9fe4-3b9fab6b01a8 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:59:04 -0400 The warning from Secretary of State John Kerry came on the same day that two hospitals in insurgent-held areas of the city were hit in airstrikes. U.S. Threatens to End Syria Talks With Russia if Aleppo Bombings Continue http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/syria-john-kerry-aleppo-russia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:99e98152-0ee4-e5ed-086e-9899e2f310a4 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:28:55 -0400 The warning from Secretary of State John Kerry was made in a telephone call to his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov. Bulgarian Shakes Up Race for U.N. Leader http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/kristalina-georgieva-candidate-secretary-general.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:15fd1dc8-4a3c-2156-f0d9-1103f24d4a0b Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:24:18 -0400 The addition of a second Bulgarian candidate, Kristalina Georgieva, could alter the calculus between the West and Russia over who replaces Ban Ki-moon as secretary general. Bulgarian Shakes Up Race for U.N. Leader http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/kristalina-georgieva-candidate-secretary-general.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c3ac7bde-f611-801b-d2f0-eaa11e556a8d Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:24:17 -0400 The addition of a second Bulgarian candidate, Kristalina Georgieva, could alter the calculus between the West and Russia over who replaces Ban Ki-moon as secretary general. Shimon Peres of Israel Dies at 93; Built Up Defense and Sought Peace http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/middleeast/shimon-peres-dies-israel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b956b18f-872d-d4d9-2ac2-8e37c6ecaa48 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:37:16 -0400 Mr. Peres helped build up his country’s military might, then worked as hard to establish peace with Israel’s Arab neighbors. U.S. Threatens to End Syria Talks With Russia if Aleppo Bombings Continue http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/syria-john-kerry-aleppo-russia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:044950ec-c336-f98d-1732-a744c90cb3fb Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:13:49 -0400 The warning from Secretary of State John Kerry was made in a telephone call to his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey V. Lavrov. Russia Implicated in Shooting Down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Over Ukraine http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/malaysia-air-flight-mh17-russia-ukraine-missile.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:058de6fd-073c-b99f-4216-b7c283b223d3 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:54:44 -0400 A Dutch-led investigation concluded that Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine asked for and received a surface-to-air missile that was used to shoot down the plane in 2014. Dutch Inquiry Links Russia to 298 Deaths in Explosion of Jetliner Over Ukraine http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/malaysia-air-flight-mh17-russia-ukraine-missile.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e6746bb6-70af-8bdc-c76a-edf99c120f54 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:54:44 -0400 A Dutch-led investigation concluded that Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine asked for and received a surface-to-air missile that was used to shoot down the plane in 2014. Iranian Women’s Rights Activist Is Given 16-Year Sentence http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/narges-mohammadi-iran-sentencing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d35ba5c7-a242-ae4f-b1b7-8216ef535bc0 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:26:49 -0400 The battles with the judiciary of Narges Mohammadi, a human rights lawyer, highlight the severe stress women’s rights activists face in Iran. Iranian Women’s Rights Activist Is Given 16-Year Sentence http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/narges-mohammadi-iran-sentencing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8917c57f-997e-99b4-a493-e00c95e23f2a Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:26:48 -0400 The battles with the judiciary of Narges Mohammadi, a human rights lawyer, highlight the severe stress women’s rights activists face in Iran. Obama and Bill Clinton to Travel to Israel to Honor Shimon Peres http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/shimon-peres-israel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e926a5cf-ba1c-8479-f8d8-2fdd9574330b Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:50:21 -0400 Presidents, prime ministers and a prince accepted invitations to the funeral on Friday for Mr. Peres, one of the country’s elder statesmen. Op-Ed Contributor: The Taxi Driver’s Last Ride http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/opinion/the-taxi-drivers-last-ride.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5ec570fe-946c-a2e0-fe55-966ef2f87f39 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:36:46 -0400 When Mohammad Azam picked up a passenger near the Iran-Pakistan border, did he have any idea he was a target for a U.S. drone strike? Hongwansi Journal: Modern Life Presents Nomads of China’s Steppe With a ‘Tragic Choice’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/china-yugurs-gansu.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:046bf30c-ba0e-7124-62b4-83c741084e1e Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:30:45 -0400 The Yugurs are struggling to maintain the language and culture that distinguish them as a people, the products of centuries of swirling Asian history. Hongwansi Journal: Modern Life Presents Nomads of China’s Highlands With a ‘Tragic Choice’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/china-yugurs-gansu.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:dfaf1946-8cb9-bfc7-d4ca-36f8766fbe28 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:30:45 -0400 The Yugurs are struggling to maintain the language and culture that distinguish them as a people, the products of centuries of swirling Asian history. Sinosphere: A Chinese Scholar on the Changing World of the Yugur Nomads http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/china-yugur-nomads-wang-haifei.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8aee336e-6631-9295-b459-db78ccdc8371 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:30:31 -0400 A traditions of the nomadic herders are fading as the government restricts grazing on the grasslands and promotes the move to more permanent homes. Op-Ed Contributor: Hungary’s Duty to Refugees http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/opinion/hungarys-duty-to-refugees.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:be41a381-931a-32d5-a9be-e6d7a21332fd Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:23:53 -0400 Nearly 60 years ago, Europe sheltered Hungarian patriots fleeing Soviet repression. That humanitarian impulse must be honored today. Airstrike in Eastern Afghanistan Kills at Least 13 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/afghanistan-airstrike.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2975ac35-3a46-2206-a09a-03a598fcbba7 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:06:17 -0400 An American military spokesman said a “counterterrorism airstrike” had taken place in the area. Afghan officials said the victims were members of the Islamic State. Op-Ed Contributor: Shimon Peres, the Realist Dreamer http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/opinion/shimon-peres-the-realist-dreamer.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:1b982330-e2c3-2789-121f-edf37a8b90a3 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:30:42 -0400 Israel need leaders like him who believed the country would find security in peace. Russia Implicated in Shooting Down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Over Ukraine http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/malaysia-air-flight-mh17-russia-ukraine-missile.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f317442d-2969-ca5e-376f-e6cfce734fd2 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:07:43 -0400 A Dutch-led investigation concluded that Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine asked for and received a surface-to-air missile that was used to shoot down the plane in 2014. How Rescuers Responded in the Minutes and Hours After an Airstrike in Aleppo http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/aleppo-syria-airstrike-rescuers.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0caa6d3e-6cd1-2314-2c3b-817a5d832c82 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:50:55 -0400 Videos show people trying to save those trapped under rubble in an area where basic services have been devastated by years of war. A Bomb Shatters an Aleppo Building, and Videos Capture the Rescue Minute by Minute http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/middleeast/aleppo-syria-airstrike-rescuers.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:274f483d-7c48-8896-4431-0d16cead360c Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:50:55 -0400 Videos show people trying to save those trapped under rubble in an area where basic services have been devastated by years of war. Under Pressure, Amnesty International Cancels Briefing on Torture in Thailand http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/thailand-amnesty-torture-report.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:fd5155a5-1a88-b852-1c83-158902b389d0 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:22:32 -0400 The rights group had planned to present a report in Bangkok accusing the ruling junta, but the police said the group’s employees would breach Thai labor law. What in the World: Cold Cases: Crime and Punishment in Antarctica http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/what-in-the-world/antarctica-crime.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e0ce7c94-b00c-8740-d4bc-92c619c45963 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:00:25 -0400 How are crimes handled where there are no permanent courts, prisons or police forces? Under the Antarctic Treaty, countries police their own. Sinosphere: Interpreting the U.S. Presidential Race for Chinese: It’s Not Really Like ‘House of Cards’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/china-united-states-presidential-election.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:55b90d51-b787-b5e9-6040-a09eabc85cc4 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:23:29 -0400 The co-creator of a podcast says that the Chinese are more interested in the American elections than ever, but don’t always understand them. Sinosphere: Explaining the U.S. Presidential Election to China: It’s Not Really Like ‘House of Cards’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/china-united-states-presidential-election.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:daa30951-b277-017c-0972-338168bbf7c8 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:23:29 -0400 A founder of the podcast “Xuanmei,” or “U.S. Election,” says the Chinese are more interested in the American election than ever but don’t always understand it. Sinosphere: Interpreting the U.S. Presidential Race for Chinese: It’s Not Really Like ‘House of Cards’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/29/world/asia/china-united-states-presidential-election.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f58aa400-291f-8d56-aa24-0abfc7398371 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:23:28 -0400 The co-creator of a podcast says that the Chinese are more interested in the American elections than ever, but don’t always understand it. Op-Ed Contributor: Has Pope Francis Failed? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/opinion/has-pope-francis-failed.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5a22e2ea-54f4-a364-bdb9-a4740ac223b9 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:21:22 -0400 His mass appeal is undeniable. But Catholics are not coming back to the church. Op-Ed Contributor: Has Pope Francis Failed? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/opinion/has-pope-francis-failed.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b27b3b8d-19a5-2961-53a8-eb83c0ea1ba2 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:21:21 -0400 His mass appeal is undeniable. But Catholics are not coming back to the church. Editorial: The Risks of Suing the Saudis for 9/11 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/opinion/the-risks-of-suing-the-saudis-for-9-11.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:453fbcfa-43c8-f806-37d1-aa0cf439f84b Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:21:21 -0400 While the aim of a bill is compassionate, it could expose the American government, citizens and corporations to lawsuits abroad. Editorial: The World Wakes Up to the Danger of Superbugs http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/opinion/the-world-wakes-up-to-the-danger-of-superbugs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7c9e73ff-5833-edc6-b4f8-6c36c2d682be Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:21:01 -0400 The United Nations was right to ring the alarm about a growing danger that requires a global response. World Leaders Issue Emotional Tributes to Shimon Peres http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/middleeast/world-leaders-react-to-shimon-peres.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7bfcc73b-a43a-3314-787a-fdaeb940d382 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:47:45 -0400 The death of the former Israeli leader prompted an outpouring from around the world, although the praise was tempered among Palestinians. Behind the Scenes With Shimon Peres http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/middleeast/behind-the-scenes-travelling-with-shimon-peres.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d1c46c14-ce09-ae2d-50b8-462a7b90cbda Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:28:36 -0400 In 2013, the photographer Lynsey Addario accompanied Mr. Peres, then the president of Israel and one of the world’s oldest sitting leaders, for a day just before he turned 90. Shimon Peres Dies at 93; Built Up Israel’s Defense and Sought Peace http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/middleeast/shimon-peres-dies-israel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:edc0e946-e00e-6f5c-95ae-891f682a5df0 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:21:36 -0400 As prime minister (twice); as minister of defense, foreign affairs, finance and transportation; and, as president, Mr. Peres never left the public stage. Shimon Peres of Israel Dies at 93; Built Up Defense and Sought Peace http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/world/middleeast/shimon-peres-dies-israel.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:213d6d31-5f06-439a-e93f-228dcf2532be Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:21:36 -0400 Mr. Peres helped build up his country’s military might, then worked as hard to establish peace with Israel’s Arab neighbors.