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/ Editorial: The World Bank Should Champion Human Rights http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/opinion/the-world-bank-should-champion-human-rights.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e353ede5-28a3-1f26-cc6d-f3303ebd5662 Mon, 27 Jun 2016 03:21:02 -0400 By mandate, the World Bank is an apolitical institution. That does not preclude it from doing more to protect human rights. ‘Brexit’ Worries British Cultural Institutions Facing Loss of Aid http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/brexit-european-culture-funding.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:30594ce2-af5e-65cb-1448-dd74648b927e Sun, 26 Jun 2016 22:55:47 -0400 The movie industry and dance companies, in particular, expect to be affected, but there is uncertainly over what the repercussions will be. ‘Brexit’ Worries British Cultural Institutions Facing Loss of Aid http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/brexit-european-culture-funding.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:75f391a5-d402-72cd-7fa6-efb974d35c87 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 22:55:46 -0400 The movie industry and dance companies, in particular, expect to be affected, but there is uncertainly over what the repercussions will be. Panama Celebrates Expanded Canal’s Successful First Passage http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/americas/panama-canal-expansion-inauguration.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:560b48c1-a9cb-83e3-37bb-d0b1256cec9c Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:36:32 -0400 Seventy heads of state were on hand as a container ship made it through without a hitch, though an unrelated accident involving two vessels outside the locks sent four people to a hospital. Panama Celebrates Expanded Canal’s Successful First Passage http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/americas/panama-canal-expansion-inauguration.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:3751412c-2d61-29b8-15db-cd6d5c836725 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:36:31 -0400 Seventy heads of state were on hand as a container ship made it through without a hitch, though an unrelated accident involving two vessels outside the locks sent four people to a hospital. With ‘Brexit,’ Washington’s Direct Line to the Continent Suddenly Frays http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/john-kerry-brexit-european-union.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4a37eacf-029d-cd6a-b12b-6e75a5213806 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:11:47 -0400 Officials say no nation shares Washington’s worldview quite the way Britain does in terms of security, intelligence and trade. Bagdanda Journal: Climate Change Seen as Threat to Lucrative ‘Himalayan Viagra’ Fungus http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/asia/himalayan-viagra-climate-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9e8570e0-9abe-a8a1-b59d-0120b95e0e48 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:51:54 -0400 The caterpillar fungus, an economic mainstay for mountain dwellers, can fetch $50,000 a pound in China — if it can be found. Bagdanda Journal: Demand for ‘Himalayan Viagra’ Fungus Heats Up, Maybe Too Much http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/asia/himalayan-viagra-climate-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a846b908-ba18-0f0b-73e9-6552e4d042d7 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:51:54 -0400 Caterpillar fungus, hailed as an aphrodisiac, can top $50,000 a pound and is important for local income, but it is becoming more scarce. Some suspect climate change. Bagdanda Journal: Climate Change Seen as Threat to Lucrative ‘Himalayan Viagra’ Fungus http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/asia/himalayan-viagra-climate-change.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:81ccca1d-39be-fa98-b8f5-282da1399131 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:51:53 -0400 The caterpillar fungus, an economic mainstay for mountain dwellers, can fetch $50,000 a pound in China — if it can be found. After ‘Brexit,’ a Splitting Hangover for the City of London http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/business/dealbook/a-splitting-hangover-in-the-city-of-london.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9d2ba27d-d27a-8b69-340b-d5ab759beb99 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:41:50 -0400 It’s an uncertain new day for financial professionals in Britain, many of whom see ‘Brexit’ leaving hard-won clout behind. Election in Spain Gives Conservatives More Seats but No Mandate http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/election-in-spain-gives-conservatives-more-seats-but-no-mandate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:89b1a3f5-ac4b-6185-be9e-7d8159d7913c Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:30:32 -0400 The conservative Popular Party won 137 of 350 seats in Parliament, up from 123 in the December elections but not enough to settle who will form the next government. Election in Spain Gives Conservatives More Seats but No Mandate http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/election-in-spain-gives-conservatives-more-seats-but-no-mandate.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:3f68f18a-797e-9535-51bc-ea145d56c912 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:30:31 -0400 The conservative Popular Party won 137 of 350 seats in Parliament, up from 123 in the December elections but not enough to settle who will form the next government. Francis Says Church Should Apologize to Gays http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/pope-francis-gays-christians-apologize.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d2bd793e-f690-2997-dc7e-4cca3dadf25a Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:28:07 -0400 The pope also said the Roman Catholic Church should ask forgiveness for the way it has treated women, for turning a blind eye to child labor and for “blessing so many weapons” in the past. Pope Francis Says Church Should Apologize to Gays http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/pope-francis-gays-christians-apologize.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d7f61674-3cb5-6add-3a30-858ea81f07ec Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:28:07 -0400 The pope also said the Roman Catholic Church should ask forgiveness for the way it has treated women, for turning a blind eye to child labor and for “blessing so many weapons” in the past. Israel and Turkey Agree to Resume Full Diplomatic Ties http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/middleeast/israel-and-turkey-agree-to-resume-full-diplomatic-ties.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e6185c42-6c27-a6a9-7507-f85f74888f0d Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:24:43 -0400 The two countries, once close regional allies, fell out after a deadly confrontation in 2010. They are scheduled to announce a deal to resume relations in Rome on Monday. Israel and Turkey Agree to Resume Full Diplomatic Ties http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/middleeast/israel-and-turkey-agree-to-resume-full-diplomatic-ties.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9424211d-20e7-2c8a-3b9f-3cd5ae415472 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:24:42 -0400 The two countries, once close regional allies, fell out after a deadly confrontation in 2010. They are scheduled to announce a deal to resume relations in Rome on Monday. Op-Ed Contributor: This Is Just the Start of the Brexit’s Economic Disaster http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/opinion/this-is-just-the-start-of-the-brexits-economic-disaster.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f0ec5114-612a-d18e-f975-c17e51d55ae1 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:07:30 -0400 Markets have already taken a hit, but if Britain leaves the European Union, don’t expect a recovery any time soon. Op-Ed Contributor: This Is Just the Start of the Brexit’s Economic Disaster http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/opinion/this-is-just-the-start-of-the-brexits-economic-disaster.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c8a759fa-a106-7f93-f77f-58227f38b936 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:07:29 -0400 Markets have already taken a hit, but if Britain leaves the European Union, don’t expect a recovery any time soon. Great Britain or ‘Little England’? ‘Brexit’ Vote Revives an Old Tension http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/great-britain-or-little-england-brexit-vote-revives-an-old-tension.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b82769eb-c12c-11f4-36cb-44b79c046d14 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:33:48 -0400 As Scotland and Northern Ireland weigh the possibility of breaking with England, some British people fear the kingdom’s global power may decline. Clashes Draw Support for Teachers’ Protest in Mexico http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/americas/mexico-teachers-protests-enrique-pena-nieto.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8a88ebbf-744f-92e4-507d-9db256c8daaf Sun, 26 Jun 2016 18:54:47 -0400 Thousands of students in Oaxaca State have been without school for months, but after government forces clashed with demonstrators last week, a teachers’ movement appears to have gained steam. Having Won, Some ‘Brexit’ Campaigners Begin Backpedaling http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/having-won-some-brexit-campaigners-begin-backpedaling.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5fec1730-aba4-2a34-8394-7c851a68d03f Sun, 26 Jun 2016 18:44:25 -0400 Victors in Thursday’s vote to leave the European Union have begun to retreat from promises like the level of added health spending. Fractures From ‘Brexit’ Vote Spread Into Opposition Labour Party http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/hilary-benn-jeremy-corbyn.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d81725f7-77a4-0b75-f19e-d68ad9fc7cd0 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:36:43 -0400 Internal criticism of the leader, Jeremy Corbyn, led to his firing the shadow foreign secretary, and at least 11 other members of the party’s cabinet resigned. Tough Choices and Hard Lessons for E.U. After ‘Brexit’ Vote http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/eu-leaders-push-for-a-speedy-start-to-britains-exit.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:af93df2a-9aa6-248b-1ebe-626547b7f054 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 17:11:24 -0400 An altered power dynamic must be addressed as well as the question of whether to make fundamental changes or push ahead with deeper integration. Volkswagen Faces Long Road Ahead, Even After a Civil Settlement http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/business/volkswagen-faces-long-road-ahead-even-after-a-civil-settlement.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:86e2ca97-5a43-e993-30d1-3b8a7948084d Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:59:19 -0400 A broad settlement that is expected to dwarf all previous deals is taking shape, but the Justice Department is still investigating criminal charges. C.I.A. Arms for Syrian Rebels Supplied Black Market, Officials Say http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/middleeast/cia-arms-for-syrian-rebels-supplied-black-market-officials-say.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5c46a42f-1b90-095d-ea17-e8df6c4fd44e Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:58:45 -0400 Some of the weapons linked to thefts by Jordanian intelligence operatives are believed to have been used last year to kill two Americans and three others. ‘Brexit’ Surprised Hedge Fund Managers Used to Picking Winners http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/business/dealbook/brexit-hedge-funds-soros-cooperman-gold-currency.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bcb2928c-5b3d-93b8-19e4-31f85580b205 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:37:46 -0400 George Soros, Leon Cooperman and other top investors confidently predicted that Britain would remain in the E.U. Now they’re proceeding with caution. The Interpreter: A Lesson From ‘Brexit’: On Immigration, Feelings Trump Facts http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/brexit-economy-immigration-britain-european-union-democracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:de6a2004-a7d1-1ed2-c32c-0506be192c95 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 13:17:48 -0400 Most research shows that immigration has boosted the British economy. But evidence doesn’t vote — people do. The Interpreter: A Lesson From ‘Brexit’: On Immigration, Feelings Trump Facts http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/brexit-economy-immigration-britain-european-union-democracy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c77b7487-1416-0c11-6706-e5a9f9e98842 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 12:12:42 -0400 Most research shows that immigration has boosted the British economy. But evidence doesn’t vote — people do. ‘Brexit’ Vote Roils Opposition Labour Party http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/hilary-benn-jeremy-corbyn.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:adb517a0-501a-c05d-ed1d-ce43b069d1b7 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 09:08:40 -0400 Internal criticism of the leader, Jeremy Corbyn, led to his firing the shadow foreign secretary, and six other members of his cabinet resigned. Political Activist Detained in China Is to Stand Trial, Lawyer Says http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/asia/political-activist-detained-in-china-is-to-stand-trial-lawyer-says.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:19416e34-1137-1e8b-40c2-f1123f33ac91 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 07:43:03 -0400 Chen Yunfei, an artist, has been detained for more than a year after visiting the gravesite of a victim of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. Chinese Activist Chen Yunfei Is to Stand Trial, Lawyer Says http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/asia/political-activist-detained-in-china-is-to-stand-trial-lawyer-says.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:442b73ff-80ce-6d63-b693-392642b0b8b5 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 07:43:03 -0400 Mr. Chen, an artist, has been detained for more than a year after visiting the grave site of a victim of the Tiananmen Square crackdown. E.U. Leaders Push for a Speedy Start to Britain’s Exit http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/eu-leaders-push-for-a-speedy-start-to-britains-exit.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5bde9e58-cb6f-df47-8b73-06af4f48fd0f Sun, 26 Jun 2016 06:42:50 -0400 The process will augment the standing of Germany, whose chancellor, Angela Merkel, faces pressure to bring about a peaceful split. ‘Brexit’ Vote Roils Opposition Labour Party http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/27/world/europe/hilary-benn-jeremy-corbyn.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6f47cd61-dfea-d66b-9155-6e542b28ea32 Sun, 26 Jun 2016 05:21:04 -0400 Internal criticism of the leader, Jeremy Corbyn, leads to his firing the shadow foreign secretary, as the party’s spokeswoman on health issues also resigns. History: India’s ‘Brexit’ Took More Than a Referendum http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/asia/india-independence-brexit-referendum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:024d5b64-bec0-a09b-a71c-87fa029130ed Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:48:24 -0400 In the aftermath of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, Indians reflect on the long road to their own independence and unification. History: India’s ‘Brexit’ Took More Than a Referendum http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/asia/india-independence-brexit-referendum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e54d5f2d-1820-a8fa-c5d4-259ebe62a498 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 22:48:23 -0400 In the aftermath of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, Indians reflect on the long road to their own independence and unification. Pope Francis to Armenians: Seek Peace, but Never Forget Genocide http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/europe/pope-francis-to-armenians-seek-peace-but-never-forget-genocide.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f51d3c0a-d90a-64d8-ce96-aa224eb777b3 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19:32:05 -0400 The pope prayed on Saturday at a national memorial for the genocide, and urged the country’s young people to become peacemakers. Pope Francis to Armenians: Seek Peace, but Never Forget Genocide http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/europe/pope-francis-to-armenians-seek-peace-but-never-forget-genocide.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:28aa6760-3328-5bc6-6ced-dd117b525cee Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19:32:04 -0400 The pope prayed on Saturday at a national memorial for the genocide, and urged the country’s young people to become peacemakers. Africa’s Charcoal Economy Is Cooking. The Trees Are Paying. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/africa/africas-charcoal-economy-is-cooking-the-trees-are-paying.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b16f9c2f-1fc7-f593-e733-f93458a8d265 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:05:13 -0400 In Madagascar, the booming charcoal business is contributing to deforestation and may exacerbate the effects of global warming. Marijuana Use Rises in Iran, With Little Interference http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/middleeast/marijuana-use-rises-in-iran-with-little-interference.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:38912720-b4fd-b37d-fa8f-efc5fbd7fdcc Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:38:04 -0400 The same government that executes hundreds of drug dealers every year seems curiously oblivious to the growing popularity of marijuana. Marijuana Use Rises in Iran, With Little Interference http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/middleeast/marijuana-use-rises-in-iran-with-little-interference.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:721680d8-87ff-8e11-794c-1524aa04c55a Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:38:03 -0400 The same government that executes hundreds of drug dealers every year seems curiously oblivious to the growing popularity of marijuana. Islamist Militants Storm Hotel in Somalia, Killing at Least 6 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/africa/islamist-militants-storm-hotel-in-somalia-killing-at-least-6.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:05f22058-5ff8-b9b1-d14e-9dc711e37ed2 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:14:55 -0400 The Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Mogadishu, in which all four fighters were reported killed in a shootout. Islamist Militants Storm Hotel in Somalia, Killing at Least 6 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/africa/islamist-militants-storm-hotel-in-somalia-killing-at-least-6.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:94513f1b-7833-5908-9b18-7e4629219097 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:14:54 -0400 The Shabab militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Mogadishu, in which all four fighters were reported killed in a shootout. Britain Rattles Postwar Order and Its Place as Pillar of Stability http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/europe/britain-rattles-postwar-order-and-its-place-as-pillar-of-stability.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c4727733-f3de-cd11-0e27-97a0783a6c50 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 16:01:26 -0400 A historic vote to leave the European Union is raising questions about the future of the post-1945 order imposed on the world by the United States. Op-Ed Columnist: Obama’s Death Sentence for Young Refugees http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/opinion/sunday/obamas-death-sentence-for-young-refugees.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:82f18653-0a57-4aab-6c31-821c78395b16 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:30:16 -0400 A U.S.-Mexico deportation policy can mean death for youths targeted by the gangs they fled. Op-Ed Columnist: Obama’s Death Sentence for Young Refugees http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/opinion/sunday/obamas-death-sentence-for-young-refugees.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:96aaec89-6d7d-d2bc-755c-d45f8677050b Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:30:15 -0400 A U.S.-Mexico deportation policy can mean death for youths targeted by the gangs they fled. Opinion: A Letter From the Edge of the Abyss http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/opinion/sunday/a-letter-from-the-edge-of-the-abyss.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:845d0383-bccf-ddd0-1d5d-339a44fe37da Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:30:13 -0400 My father, a Libyan dissident, was kidnapped from Cairo in 1990. I never saw him again. Dispatch: Why I’m Choosing to Become an Irish Citizen http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/opinion/sunday/why-im-choosing-to-become-an-irish-citizen.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6c68e6dd-5dd9-c546-16a7-538f6c50c535 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:30:02 -0400 Brexit has suddenly made my life more difficult. At Least 14 Killed in Somalia Hotel Attack; Police Say Ended http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2016/06/25/world/africa/ap-af-somalia-explosion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5e29096c-1729-ef5d-da78-b367ac10175e Sat, 25 Jun 2016 14:04:18 -0400 At least 14 people were killed when gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's capital and took an unknown number of hotel guests hostage, police and medical workers said Saturday, before security forces hunted down the attackers and ended an hours-long assault that began with an explosives-laden vehicle blowing up at the hotel gate. China Suspends Diplomatic Contact With Taiwan http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/asia/china-suspends-diplomatic-contact-with-taiwan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:91eeec0c-4b8c-6faf-50d2-3fab919b68d8 Sat, 25 Jun 2016 13:36:58 -0400 Beijing said it had cut off contact because Taiwan’s new president failed to endorse the idea that Taiwan and the mainland are part of one China. Confusion in Britain, and in E.U., Over Where to Go From Here http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/26/world/europe/brexit-eu-vote-fallout.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:36e60663-aa05-9a2d-8d52-66fb3fd7a71d Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:39:14 -0400 Foreign ministers from Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands met to discuss the fallout from the vote, and Scotland began weighing its options.