The New York Times

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:56
Two and a half years after more than 200 girls were kidnapped from a school in northeastern Nigeria, the government on Friday described for the first time the failed efforts to negotiate for their release.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:52
Many have turned against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, saying that he is using the failed coup as a pretext for enhancing his own power and that he is wielding a state of emergency to target critics of all stripes, beyond the rule of law.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - 07:43
President Obama is delaying a planned veto of a bill that would allow the families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia for any role in the plot, hoping to tap into an unusual well of buyer’s remorse among senators who passed the measure unanimously in the spring.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 09:02
Italian officials had stumbled on a lucrative new trafficking route that stretched far to the east along the coast of Northern Africa — and always led to Libya, in an area fought over by competing armed groups that included the Islamic State.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 07:49
Many Yemeni officials have been struggling to contain the growing anger of pro-government fighters over payment delays from the Saudi-led Arab coalition that has been propping up the divided country’s president, Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi, for the past 18 months.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 06:24
Leaders of the two sides responsible for mass killings and rapes in the South Sudan conflict have amassed enormous wealth inside and outside the country, at least some of it illegally, according to an investigative report released on Monday by a Washington advocacy group.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 08:04
The Nicaraguan government said Tuesday that it had granted political asylum to Mauricio Funes, the former president of El Salvador, who has been under investigation by the Salvadoran authorities for suspicion of corruption.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 06:12
The Obama administration’s latest effort to broker a cease-fire in Syria’s civil war fell short on Monday, after a 90-minute meeting between President Obama and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia failed to resolve problems between them.g
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 05:57
The American military’s extensive use of drones against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups has resulted in a shortage of Air Force pilots and other personnel to operate the aircraft, leading the Pentagon to rely more on private contractors for reconnaissance missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 05:52
It has become increasingly difficult for Ukraine to secure Western support in its fight against "Russian aggression" and a full-scale invasion from Russia cannot be ruled out, Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko said on Tuesday.