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/ French ‘Burkini’ Bans Provoke Backlash as Armed Police Confront Beachgoers http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/france-burkini.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:534114d1-d187-cc23-ada0-83ed0f7a7c0f Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:35:56 -0400 Some politicians began backpedaling as an outcry grew on social media over the apparent public humiliation and ostracism of Muslim women dressed in modest attire. Deadly Hospital Bombing Highlights an Escalating War in Yemen http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/middleeast/yemen-saudi-arabia-hospital-bombing.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:af91102f-32c4-faf5-a14d-fbea7fdbef0a Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:30:16 -0400 Saudi-led bombings of medical facilities and schools have caused Doctors Without Borders to scale back its efforts, and have caused Congress to put the Obama administration on notice. Colombia and FARC Announce Deal to End the Americas’ Longest War http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/americas/colombia-farc-peace-deal.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:dc8dcd4f-7f75-c615-15b0-bbc2fb423bc4 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:24:21 -0400 The country’s largest rebel group and the government said they had finally come to an agreement to end a conflict that had lasted 52 years and claimed some 22,000 lives. Life Expectancy Falls by 5 Years for Syrian Men, New Analysis Finds http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/science/syria-life-expectancy.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:3c5dc164-5531-71b7-7123-41fc5252150b Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:48:52 -0400 Mortality rates had improved in recent decades, but years of war knocked the life expectancy back to to 69 from 74 for men and to 76 from 79 for women. Contributing Opinion Writer: Italy’s Fragile Beauty http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/opinion/italys-fragile-beauty.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:55301fa3-50d9-1f67-c2f9-d40dfa6188e4 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:40:31 -0400 It’s too easy to forget that this is a stunning but shaky land. Contributing Opinion Writer: Italy’s Fragile Beauty http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/opinion/italys-fragile-beauty.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:966c691d-2c10-120b-9b72-1260b7c6cea8 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:40:30 -0400 It’s too easy to forget that this is a stunning but shaky land. Explosion and Gunfire Erupt at American University in Kabul http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/american-university-attack-kabul-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6f353356-be55-133c-57d4-483bed3edf4d Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:06:01 -0400 A siege stretches for hours after a bomb-and-gun attack at the campus in western Kabul, and many people were still thought to be trapped. Sinosphere: Angry Claims and Furious Denials Over Organ Transplants in China http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/china-organ-transplants.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ddd98ef8-0eb9-3a51-cb63-1f6be6fff838 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:00:01 -0400 The hotly disputed charge that China takes organs from prisoners of conscience gained new prominence as Hong Kong hosted a transplant conference. Israel Clears Troops in Airstrike Near School in 2014 Gaza War http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/middleeast/israel-gaza-war.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:736a038f-0b30-1012-79a7-9b5a173b093b Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:56:03 -0400 The military found no wrongdoing in the airstrike, which killed 10 civilians near a United Nations school, and closed six other cases of possible misconduct during the war. Israel Clears Troops in Airstrike Near School in 2014 Gaza War http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/middleeast/israel-gaza-war.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2c0de7a7-76b0-5ef7-83eb-7879fd8db300 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:56:02 -0400 The military found no wrongdoing in the airstrike, which killed 10 civilians near a United Nations school, and closed six other cases of possible misconduct during the war. Norway Will Build a Fence at Its Arctic Border With Russia http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/russia-norway-border-fence-refugees.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:79eb0e56-9e89-e722-1e0b-ab18d087a936 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:31:21 -0400 The government says a new fence, about 660 feet long and 11 feet high, is needed to tighten security where 5,500 migrants entered Norway last year. Explosion and Gunfire Hit American University in Kabul http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/american-university-attack-kabul-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cebabbbd-eddf-6a5a-766d-ff087de2b7eb Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:01:25 -0400 A siege stretches for hours after a bomb-and-gunman attack at the campus in western Kabul, and many people were still thought to be trapped. Hunt for Nazi Gold Train Digs Up Nothing but Dirt http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/nazi-gold-train-poland.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0faa4b8a-7875-3561-6bab-dc4032963fa4 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:47:04 -0400 Searchers in Walbrzych, Poland, sought a buried train full of gold, jewels and weapons, only to find a natural soil formation. But tourism in the town surged. Syrian Rebels, Backed by Turkey, Reportedly Capture ISIS Stronghold http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/middleeast/turkey-syria-isis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0d86da71-64af-d60c-4db3-d69f9cd2cc49 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:40:38 -0400 Syrian rebel forces, aided by Turkish tanks and warplanes, declared they had taken control of Jarabulus, an important Islamic State stronghold. Turkey’s Military Plunges Into Syria, Enabling Rebels to Capture ISIS Stronghold http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/middleeast/turkey-syria-isis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:36f1c2cb-f351-c262-f3da-b3b1f29d04e8 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:40:38 -0400 Syrian rebels, aided by Turkish tanks, planes and special forces, said they had taken control of Jarabulus, the last major Islamic State redoubt near Turkey’s border. Explosion and Gunfire Hit American University in Kabul http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/american-university-attack-kabul-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:06d0692f-82cd-dade-a04a-ff9ae2187677 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:23:10 -0400 Students and others were reportedly trapped inside after an apparent bomb-and-gunman attack at the campus in western Kabul. Earthquake in Myanmar Kills 3 and Damages Over 170 Temples http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/myanmar-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9ce0b555-5f62-0744-9c81-61ad01bc199e Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:50:08 -0400 The quake, which could be felt 400 miles away, caused landslides and damaged temples in Bagan, the heart of Myanmar’s growing tourism industry. Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills Dozens and Shatters Towns http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:cedd9723-2a85-5817-3cab-07c659727aa5 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:38:53 -0400 About 200 aftershocks in the country’s center were reported over several hours, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles away. Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills at Least 120 and Shatters Towns http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:6a85fd38-d7c6-f39a-7648-99a5dbb20cc3 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:38:53 -0400 An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck about 100 miles from Rome, trapping scores under debris and all but destroying some areas. Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills More Than 150 and Shatters Towns http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d3ad298c-621a-e0c8-f3fe-1551954769f7 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:38:53 -0400 An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.2 struck about 100 miles from Rome, trapping scores under debris and all but destroying some areas. Turkish Military Begins Major Offensive Into Syria in Fight Against ISIS http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/middleeast/turkey-syria-isis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:61fcf3af-c7d0-0180-8ba2-71a6f2ed0d2b Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:01:06 -0400 The incursion, backed by U.S. air support, drastically escalates Turkey’s role in the Syrian conflict in an effort meant to clear ISIS militants from the border. Turkish Military Begins Major Offensive Into Syria in Fight Against ISIS http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/middleeast/turkey-syria-isis.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4df862bc-4bba-4520-a859-759da3b9b463 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:01:05 -0400 The incursion, backed by U.S. air support, drastically escalates Turkey’s role in the Syrian conflict in an effort meant to clear ISIS militants from the border. Explosion and Gunfire Target American University in Kabul http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/american-university-attack-kabul-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ac26e7dc-a661-aea7-5b65-da5036aa5bf8 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:47:37 -0400 Students were stuck inside the university compound in the Afghan capital as an explosion and gunfire were heard. Explosion and Gunfire Hit American University in Kabul http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/american-university-attack-kabul-afghanistan.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:27ffae2b-7b2b-a4d2-6860-c4596f8d323b Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:47:37 -0400 Students and others were reportedly trapped inside after an apparent bomb attack and followup by gunmen at the campus in western Kabul. French Manufacturer Building Indian Submarines Suffers Major Data Leak http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/business/international/france-india-submarine-leak.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:4b9eb9a2-7647-c25a-b2c9-28ac3db243c5 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:37:53 -0400 Detailed plans for stealth submarines being built for the Indian navy have been leaked, leaving France and India scrambling to assess the damage. World’s Largest Aircraft Crashes, Gently, in 2nd Test Flight http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/airlander-10-airship-crash.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:5e936495-8cf2-3934-f15c-86217a4c17e4 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:24:28 -0400 Hybrid Air Vehicles, which developed the Airlander 10 airship, said on Twitter that the crew members were “safe and well” after crashing in a field in southern England. Burkini’s Inventor Says Sales Have Skyrocketed on Heels of Controversy http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/australia/burkini-ban-france-aheda-zanetti.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:bb57e023-bdd8-f97d-9a84-46a8a27d9c0e Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:48:35 -0400 Aheda Zanetti, who created the full-body swimsuit, said her invention was not meant to be a political statement. Why the Italy Quake Was So Severe http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake-severity.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ccc4e3e7-b625-a174-73ba-5228e3a84218 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:45:26 -0400 A shallow fault and the presence of centuries-old, unreinforced masonry buildings combined to produce widespread, deadly destruction. Walter Scheel, Leading Figure in West German Thaw With the East, Dies at 97 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/walter-scheel-west-germany-obituary.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d453422e-d48f-63b8-b6f9-902374d2a314 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:43:54 -0400 As foreign minister and deputy chancellor under Willy Brandt, Mr. Scheel fostered closer ties with Communist East Germany. Canadians Rescue 1,500 Americans Who Veered Off Course on Inflatable Rafts http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/americas/canadians-rescue-1500-americans-who-veered-off-course-on-inflatable-rafts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ac76d22e-63c6-7b52-e46a-8e8abfdb51ad Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:18:00 -0400 Participants in the Port Huron Float Down in Michigan along the St. Clair River were blown off course by wind gusts, sending some ashore in Canada. North Korean Missile Test Brings Temporary Unity in East Asia http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/japan-china-korea-missile-test.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e055d5c7-865c-5503-b79e-5dc8c028fbe3 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:08:15 -0400 Pyongyang’s launch was criticized by China, Japan and South Korea, three nations that have recently had reasons to squabble. After Earthquake in Italy, ‘Half the Town No Longer Exists’ http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/amatrice-italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:e540f429-b1c4-e7c8-1150-0707edd3fe81 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:59:56 -0400 Residents of Amatrice, a town in central Italy, were sorting through the rubble, and confusion, after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake. Perm Journal: Moscow Crushes an Uprising, This Time an Artistic One http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/russia-perm-culture-art.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:27afcdb3-3df9-2e23-6c0f-230de26e0389 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:30:34 -0400 The city of Perm, once the gateway to the gulag, became a cultural powerhouse in a few short years. Then Vladimir V. Putin returned to the presidency. Sinosphere: How a Hong Kong Filmmaker Came Across a New Kind of Tibetan Business http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/asia/how-a-hong-kong-filmmaker-came-across-a-new-kind-of-tibetan-business.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:1d1642fa-f2c0-f04e-95b2-4834d2ff4051 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:11:25 -0400 What started as a project to make a corporate video about sustainable development led Ruby Yang to a textile workshop that employed women from Tibetan nomad families. Turkish Military Begins Major Offensive Into Syria in Fight Against ISIS http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/turkey-syria-ground-insursion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:0644df93-81e7-0687-4051-629fcaccfc84 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:53:36 -0400 The operation began hours before Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. was set to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss tensions raised by the failed coup. 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Italy, Killing at Least 10 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/24/world/europe/italy-earthquake-usgs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:53a29b4d-6242-4dd0-8b22-8ac280804fcf Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:32:09 -0400 More than 39 strong earthquakes were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome nearly 100 miles to the southwest of the epicenter. 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Italy, Killing at Least 10 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/24/world/europe/italy-earthquake-usgs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:d4f3b48c-8969-48d6-0d98-67b919b9562b Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:02:10 -0400 More than 39 strong earthquakes were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome nearly 100 miles to the southwest of the epicenter. Canadians Rescue 1,500 Americans Who Veered Off Course on Inflatable Rafts http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/americas/canadians-rescue-1500-americans-who-veered-off-course-on-inflatable-rafts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:997cf490-e9a7-8d5d-6982-7491deeebdc3 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:51:07 -0400 Participants in the Port Huron Float Down in Michigan along the St. Clair River were blown off course by wind gusts, sending some ashore in Canada. Canadians Rescue 1,500 Americans Who Veered Off Course on Inflatable Rafts http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/americas/canadians-rescue-1500-americans-who-veered-off-course-on-inflatable-rafts.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f4cd9fa4-7573-2a4f-4c1f-b4e93006ff70 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:51:06 -0400 Participants in the Port Huron Float Down in Michigan along the St. Clair River veered off course because of wind gusts, sending some ashore in Canada. 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Italy, Killing at Least 10 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/24/world/europe/italy-earthquake-usgs.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:fd51cfe5-16be-806d-abab-3da6fa1ed554 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:32:03 -0400 More than 39 strong earthquakes were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome nearly 100 miles to the southwest of the epicenter. 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Italy, Killing Dozens http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:29397d9e-ff69-fc0e-30c7-8bfd46de6731 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:20:05 -0400 Roughly 40 strong quakes in the nation’s center were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles away. Powerful Earthquakes in Italy Kill Dozens and Shatter Towns http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:552026ce-1881-4a5e-c6c4-b77d47e17648 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:20:05 -0400 About 40 quakes in the country’s center were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles away. Powerful Earthquake in Italy Kills Dozens and Shatters Towns http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:9104a9cd-8862-3bed-7642-0ea7b4d7fcab Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:20:05 -0400 About 200 aftershocks in the country’s center were reported over several hours, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles away. Notebook: How Many Guns Did the U.S. Lose Track of in Iraq and Afghanistan? Hundreds of Thousands. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/23/magazine/how-many-guns-did-the-us-lose-track-of-in-iraq-and-afghanistan-hundreds-of-thousands.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:89a2f76d-5aed-4d60-8a44-3b36af26fe16 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:59:14 -0400 A new study shows how the American military failed at the soldier’s most basic responsibility: keeping track of firearms. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Gridlock Comes to Kuala Lumpur http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/opinion/gridlock-comes-to-kuala-lumpur.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:a0a019b0-6dc4-1a63-6966-83af04343c3f Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:55:54 -0400 One of the growing pains of Malaysia’s economic prosperity is that its capital’s traffic problem is reaching critical mass. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why Do I Love Bollywood? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/opinion/why-do-i-love-bollywood.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:2172f735-e46b-7e82-8fb5-4a8a394585b9 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:15:08 -0400 India’s film industry reflects the global South’s troubling transformations in a way few other art forms can. Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Why Do I Love Bollywood? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/opinion/why-do-i-love-bollywood.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:ae9be66b-93a1-fb47-7585-af6ae97afac4 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:15:07 -0400 India’s film industry reflects the global South’s troubling transformations in a way few other art forms can. Turkish Military Begins Major Offensive Into Syria in Fight Against ISIS http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/turkey-syria-ground-insursion.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:b3b40c29-0e14-eb1e-ac55-92328f7a8369 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:11:02 -0400 The operation began hours before Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. was set to meet with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to discuss tensions raised by the failed coup. Earthquake Shakes Central Italy; at Least 21 Are Dead http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:f6696ebb-2ea7-2acd-a907-01fdbff4f160 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:35:50 -0400 Roughly 40 strong earthquakes were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles to the southwest of the epicenter. 6.2-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Italy, Killing at Least 21 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/world/europe/italy-earthquake.html?partner=rss&emc=rss NYT > World urn:uuid:29c2f3f0-2911-c10b-facc-4fed3978ed48 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:35:50 -0400 Roughly 40 strong quakes in the nation’s center were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles away.