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/ Facing Military Pressure, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Ousts 2 Top Aides https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/asia/pakistan-prime-minister-nawaz-sharif-top-aides.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4167508f-9009-a65b-632d-8d0c85cdbb9b Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:05:27 -0400 Saturday’s dismissals were the latest chapter in a showdown over a news article published in October that has infuriated the powerful military. Pope Francis Urges U.S. and North Korea to Step Away from the Brink https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/middleeast/pope-francis-egypt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:38cce664-9fb3-57e5-ec2f-07d4fe05c02c Sat, 29 Apr 2017 16:48:46 -0400 The pope, returning to Rome from a two-day trip to Egypt, says a nuclear conflict could be disastrous “for the future of humanity.” Marines Return to Helmand Province for a Job They Thought Was Done https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/asia/marines-return-to-helmand-province-for-a-job-they-thought-was-done.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:3b73ab3e-ffcf-6a2c-353d-e4b4464b8df8 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:43:34 -0400 Thousands of Marines once flooded the Afghan province to push out the Taliban. Now 300 have returned there, and a difficult mission lies ahead. Thousands of Russians Present Letters of Protest in Demonstrations https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/russia-protests-anticorruption-open-russia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5f6f88e8-38da-a721-fd86-7fead160b1de Sat, 29 Apr 2017 14:18:04 -0400 The protests were initiated by the Open Russia organization founded by Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky, an exiled former oil tycoon. European Union Leaders, Gathering Without May, Endorse Guidelines on ‘Brexit’ Talks https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/european-union-brussels-brexit-theresa-may.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2fa26cb7-b1be-6f74-3006-23555e879f3e Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:38:51 -0400 The European Union leaders gathered in Brussels without Prime Minister Theresa May and backed a tough strategy on talks for Britain’s divorce from the bloc. European Union Leaders, Gathering Without May, Endorse Guidelines on ‘Brexit’ Talks https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/european-union-brussels-brexit-theresa-may.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:1fd8a5be-e26e-de55-0dff-3093bf5f5154 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:38:50 -0400 The European Union leaders gathered in Brussels without Prime Minister Theresa May and backed a tough strategy on talks for Britain’s divorce from the bloc. 100 Days: The Making of a Legacy: First Steps in the Trump Era https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/us/politics/trump-presidency-accomplishments.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2ab2c335-47f5-a9bc-f173-2b5d730282d9 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:38:05 -0400 While his actions have produced few of the policy changes he had promised as a candidate, President Trump has moved to set the nation on a radically different course. Here is a look at his record to date. Marine Le Pen Will Name a Former Rival Prime Minister if Elected https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/marine-le-pen-nicolas-dupont-aignan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d6f87065-07f3-df86-eff4-6d9bbfccb1a1 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:59:40 -0400 Ms. Le Pen said she had reached an agreement with Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, a right-wing politician who shares her distrust of the European Union. Marine Le Pen Will Name a Former Rival Prime Minister if Elected https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/marine-le-pen-nicolas-dupont-aignan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:eb3e6287-8922-3c52-bac6-d2bfe02b83a1 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:59:39 -0400 Ms. Le Pen said she had reached an agreement with Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, a right-wing politician who shares her distrust of the European Union. Thousands of Russians Present Letters of Protest in Demonstrations https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/russia-protests-anticorruption-open-russia.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6a70ec81-18c1-05d5-5f49-b89d1c3f53d2 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:18:59 -0400 The protests were initiated by the Open Russia organization founded by Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky, an exiled former oil tycoon. European Leaders, Gathering Without May, Endorse Guidelines to Negotiate ‘Brexit’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/european-union-brussels-brexit-theresa-may.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:18b13620-a7bf-897b-c356-a62a80377691 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:21:11 -0400 The European Union leaders gathered in Brussels without Prime Minister Theresa May and backed a tough strategy on talks for Britain’s divorce from the bloc. European Leaders Endorse Guidelines to Negotiate ‘Brexit’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/european-union-brussels-brexit-theresa-may.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:472f62d2-71d9-af46-c285-9179f6e431a7 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:21:11 -0400 The European Union leaders gathered in Brussels without Prime Minister Theresa May and backed a tough strategy on talks for Britain’s divorce from the bloc. European Union Leaders, Gathering Without May, Endorse Guidelines on ‘Brexit’ Talks https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/european-union-brussels-brexit-theresa-may.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6e6a60e8-89ea-70b7-d786-827c70410ecf Sat, 29 Apr 2017 09:21:11 -0400 The leaders met in Brussels without Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain and backed a tough strategy on talks for the nation’s divorce from the bloc. European Leaders Gather Without May, but With ‘Brexit’ on Their Minds https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/european-union-brussels-brexit-theresa-may.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:3c3ef48b-6faf-07c9-7240-a79384ec0e3b Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:13:36 -0400 The European Union leaders gathered in Brussels without Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain to finalize their negotiating strategy as the end British membership looms. European Leaders, Gathering Without May, Endorse Guidelines to Negotiate ‘Brexit’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/european-union-brussels-brexit-theresa-may.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9c5bc659-c280-53fa-225d-205801a5f24a Sat, 29 Apr 2017 07:13:36 -0400 The European Union leaders gathered in Brussels without Prime Minister Theresa May and backed a tough strategy on talks for Britain’s divorce from the bloc. China Deports American Woman Convicted on Spying Charge https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/asia/phan-phan-gillis-china-deport-spy-charge.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8d9c61e5-bc0c-9e9d-cc61-9b93f83cf65d Sat, 29 Apr 2017 04:31:42 -0400 The deportation ended uncertainty about the fate of Phan Phan-Gillis of Houston, who was sentenced on Tuesday to three and a half years in prison on an espionage charge. Despite the ‘Yuck Factor,’ Leeches Are Big in Russian Medicine https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/leeches-russia-medicine.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4e3d5698-a275-52b0-e42d-cb34199e60b4 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:23:14 -0400 Russians use about 10 million leeches a year to treat heart disease, glaucoma, prostatitis, hypertension and even lower back pain. Despite the ‘Yuck Factor,’ Leeches Are Big in Russian Medicine https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/europe/leeches-russia-medicine.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:3ce673e1-2ad2-6ed3-f16c-4976dde87c36 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:23:13 -0400 Russians use about 10 million leeches a year to treat heart disease, glaucoma, prostatitis, hypertension and even lower back pain. In Mexico, ‘It’s Easy to Kill a Journalist’ https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/29/world/americas/veracruz-mexico-reporters-killed.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ce6c12cc-ce9d-841d-13dd-b6cacde6adc3 Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:00:41 -0400 The state of Veracruz is the hemisphere’s most dangerous place to be a reporter. The authorities seem ill equipped to stop attacks on the press, and in some cases appear entangled in them. Shobha Nehru, Who Escaped Holocaust and Married Into Indian Politics, Dies at 108 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/shobha-nehru-death.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ee468f0c-d0ba-39e6-2d91-f1ed5a3ffe69 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 22:37:25 -0400 After marrying B.K. Nehru in 1935 and moving to India, Mrs. Nehru saw religious and ethnic violence convulse both her native and adopted countries. Trump’s 100 Days on World Stage: Rallying Some and Repelling Others https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/trumps-100-days-on-world-stage-rallying-some-and-repelling-others.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e1085fd7-7ccf-b761-a4e3-c93b8991a851 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:57:07 -0400 The new presidency has reverberated worldwide, fueling some far-right groups, weakening others, and stirring doubts about America’s status as a global exemplar. Trump’s 100 Days on World Stage: Rallying Some and Repelling Others https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/trumps-100-days-on-world-stage-rallying-some-and-repelling-others.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d07fee43-50fb-2a55-019f-24360259bfe4 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 20:57:06 -0400 The new presidency has reverberated worldwide, fueling some far-right groups, weakening others, and stirring doubts about America’s status as a global exemplar. After French Vote, a Question: How Were the Polls So Right? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/europe/french-election-polls.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a37a0dfb-0690-6a81-ff91-6bb836d44d46 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:42:52 -0400 French pollsters avoided the criticisms made of their counterparts in Britain and the U.S. by accurately predicting the first round of the presidential election. A New North Korean Missile Test Ends in Failure https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/north-korea-missile-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:039d34b8-f2a2-05c8-fd2d-af40e811edb3 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:38:23 -0400 It was the North’s first test since it launched a ballistic missile near its submarine base on North Korea’s east coast on April 16. That launch was also a failure. ‘Friendly Fire’ May Have Killed 2 U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan Raid https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/middleeast/american-soldiers-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e67ff626-b4ba-4298-2d62-321930dc5ef6 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:02:08 -0400 The Pentagon is investigating the deaths of two Army Rangers during a raid targeting a leader of Islamic State militants in Afghanistan. Trump, N.F.L. Draft, Arkansas: Your Friday Evening Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/briefing/trump-nfl-draft-arkansas.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:13e4bb63-be46-d66c-994c-1bdc08804cbd Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:49:31 -0400 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. Trump, N.F.L. Draft, Arkansas: Your Friday Evening Briefing https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/briefing/trump-nfl-draft-arkansas.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c4267add-81f2-f575-a2d2-508b515f01a1 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:48:00 -0400 Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. Pope Francis, in Egypt, Delivers a Blunt Message on Violence and Religion https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/middleeast/pope-francis-muslims-egypt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:82f3ff29-55fe-fd71-8671-1fb8bf781121 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:35:30 -0400 The pope warned against wrapping violence and terror in the language of religion and urged the Egyptian president toward progress on human rights. North Korea Test-Fires Another Ballistic Missile, Heightening Tensions With U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/north-korea-missile-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:62caa502-9a09-22f4-8917-ea6e9185316a Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:20:33 -0400 The missile took off from a site northeast of Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, according to South Korean officials, who said the test ended in failure. Macron Denies Access to 2 Russian Media Outlets in French Campaign https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/europe/france-macron-russia-sputnik-rt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2d32b901-65c4-32c2-94e1-c1903c6d92a0 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:54:40 -0400 A spokeswoman for the presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron said the two outlets, RT and Sputnik, were considered “alternative media” that produce “propaganda.” North Korea Test-Fires Another Ballistic Missile, Heightening Tensions With U.S. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/north-korea-missile-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c04a69d4-55c9-5c36-7421-6dad120cab20 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:41:58 -0400 The missile took off from a site northeast of Pyongyang, the North Korean capital, according to South Korean officials, who said the test ended in failure. Canada Today: Behind the Green Gables, Trade Twists and Strange Skies https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/canada/canada-today-behind-the-green-gables-trade-twists-and-strange-skies.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7d521a9f-6192-f31a-1fa5-e5a56fccf3a4 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:28:06 -0400 Prince Edward Island has long held an international profile thanks to a fictional redheaded orphan named Anne Shirley, the protagonist of the 1908 novel “Anne of Green Gables.” Brazil Gripped by General Strike Over Austerity Measures https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/americas/brazil-general-strike.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:15114f49-0a10-c907-3a51-5b25f6ff46b8 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:41:54 -0400 Tensions flared in Rio de Janeiro, with schools warning parents to keep students at home, security forces using tear gas and clashes erupting inside an airport. At Tate Galleries in London, Parting Gift Makes Waves: A Boat https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/business/britain-museum-tate-boat.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:7794bcfc-580e-3768-7b3e-936c76dc458a Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:41:35 -0400 The call for donations to buy a sailboat for the Tate group’s departing director angered employees and highlighted concern over widening inequality in Britain. At Tate Galleries in London, Parting Gift Makes Waves: A Boat https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/business/britain-museum-tate-boat.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ed165085-a314-0577-954a-36a58e07e626 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:41:34 -0400 The call for donations to buy a sailboat for the Tate group’s departing director angered employees and highlighted concern over widening inequality in Britain. The Saturday Profile: China’s Environmental Woes, in Films That Go Viral, Then Vanish https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/chinas-environmental-woes-in-films-that-go-viral-then-vanish.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cb35a46b-b4f2-8896-dc7a-d10ec06b6c11 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:00:00 -0400 Wang Jiuliang’s documentaries on topics like unregulated garbage dumps are internet sensations in China, but they are short-lived online. The Saturday Profile: China’s Environmental Woes, in Films That Go Viral, Then Vanish https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/chinas-environmental-woes-in-films-that-go-viral-then-vanish.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:971b624a-42be-6c6d-096e-27c51bd745aa Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:59:59 -0400 Wang Jiuliang’s documentaries on topics like unregulated garbage dumps are internet sensations in China, but they are short-lived online. Asylum Requests Denied, Thousands Stay in Sweden, Some for Years https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/europe/sweden-migrants-refugees-asylum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:44863b72-382d-b44b-fbc7-497ff41d8027 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:37:28 -0400 An estimated 12,500 people whose asylum claims were rejected now live in the shadows in Sweden. One of them, an Uzbek, carried out a recent terrorist attack. Asylum Requests Denied, Thousands Stay in Sweden (Some for Years) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/europe/sweden-migrants-refugees-asylum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f16e7d01-4473-a6d8-3b36-db0a753d45e4 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:37:28 -0400 Out of 18,000 failed asylum seekers in the country, 12,500 have gone underground, according to the Swedish Border Police. Their Asylum Requests Denied, Thousands Stay in Sweden (Some for Years) https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/europe/sweden-migrants-refugees-asylum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4b5beb67-a632-eed1-7032-581110a64004 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:37:28 -0400 Out of 18,000 failed asylum seekers in the country, 12,500 have gone underground, according to the Swedish Border Police. A Hidden Church in Cairo Pins Its Hopes on Good Will From the Pope’s Visit https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/middleeast/cairo-pope-churches.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bd2cb361-640b-8099-93cd-2c984be7d4d1 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:11:56 -0400 The small Coptic Catholic church’s battle to obtain a license highlights the enduring discrimination against Christians codified in Egyptian law. Tillerson Keeping ‘All Options’ Open if Diplomacy With North Korea Fails https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/tillerson-north-korea.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:fea11352-777e-0850-dca9-2d5f49ed6c41 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:43:35 -0400 Speaking at the United Nations Security Council, Mr. Tillerson called for stiffer international sanctions against Pyongyang. Only Captivity Will Save the Vaquita, Experts Say https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/27/world/americas/only-captivity-will-save-the-vaquita-experts-say.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d07ac31d-6747-9aff-c96f-bafc3cf34c0b Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:43:14 -0400 Scientists say that efforts to save the small porpoise in the Gulf of California have essentially failed, and some believe there may be only two or three left. Le Pen Aide Is Fired Over Holocaust Comments https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/europe/le-pen-macron-holocaust-france-elections.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b19b8c93-5623-2074-df3f-9b23ad05f351 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:25:32 -0400 Jean-François Jalkh was forced to step down as interim leader of the far-right National Front, the party of the presidential candidate Marine Le Pen. Tillerson Keeping ‘All Options’ Open if Diplomacy With North Korea Fails https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/tillerson-north-korea.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d7ee0eca-7817-22fb-338e-8c563fc35c24 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:22:01 -0400 Speaking at the United Nations Security Council, Mr. Tillerson called for stiffer international sanctions against Pyongyang. Live Briefing: Pope Francis Begins Cairo Visit, Bearing Message of Peace https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/middleeast/pope-francis-egypt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f295daf7-1a36-72d2-5113-b1116028effa Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:12:48 -0400 New York Times correspondents are providing live coverage of Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Egypt. Live Briefing: In Cairo Visit, Francis Takes On ‘Demagogic’ Populism and Violence Masked as Piety https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/middleeast/pope-francis-egypt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ffbc6c02-d962-ec49-7d36-2213746ec1e4 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:12:48 -0400 New York Times correspondents are providing live coverage of Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Egypt. Live Briefing: In Cairo, Francis Takes On ‘Demagogic’ Populism and Violence Masked as Piety https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/middleeast/pope-francis-egypt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:c9688679-0c46-27a3-e409-3c350db42e9e Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:12:48 -0400 New York Times correspondents are providing live coverage of Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Egypt. Highlights of Papal Visit: In Cairo, Francis Takes On ‘Demagogic’ Populism and Violence Masked as Piety https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/middleeast/pope-francis-egypt.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:01ee3bab-bfa1-a6b7-e493-cb3beec7ac48 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:12:48 -0400 New York Times correspondents are providing live coverage of Pope Francis’ two-day visit to Egypt. News Analysis: Trump on North Korea: Tactic? ‘Madman Theory’? Or Just Mixed Messages? https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/28/world/asia/trump-kim-jong-un-north-korean.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:8988b797-945e-cc3e-ce0d-0f7ed70cd041 Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:00:06 -0400 The White House has been sending different signals to Kim Jong-un, a master at keeping his adversaries unsettled.