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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:16:02 GMTPrime Minister Theresa May spoke about Britain’s nuclear weapons program on the BBC. She would not say whether she knew about the reported failure of an unarmed missile during a test.The prime minister refused to comment about the 2016 missile test or about reports that its failure had been covered up by her predecessor.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:47:58 GMTManuel Valls, the former Socialist prime minister, at a debate at a union center in Puteaux, France, this month. France’s election is being watched as a barometer of European disaffection.The governing Socialists are deeply unpopular and given little chance in the coming presidential election, as European voters abandon the left.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 19:28:41 GMTProtesters set fire to an American flag with a picture of President Trump’s face outside the United States Embassy in Manila on Friday.Germany’s vice chancellor said the inaugural speech reflected a “drastic radicalization” of U.S. politics. But some world leaders embraced the new reality.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 00:34:24 GMTProtesters splashed paint on a statue in Swakopmund, Namibia, that commemorates German soldiers who helped crush a rebellion by the Herero and Nama ethnic groups.More than a century after the genocide of two African ethnic groups, a city that retains strong German ties is divided over the fate of a war memorial.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:53:44 GMTA ferry bringing back people who fled Gambia because of its political crisis arrived at the port in Banjul on Saturday.Yahya Jammeh, who was defeated in an election last month, announced that he would step down, sending a wave of relief through the nation.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 14:27:57 GMTA train went off the tracks Saturday night in the Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. Rescue workers struggled into the early morning to extract the injured and the dead, the authorities said.Rescue workers struggled into the morning to pull the injured and dead from the train in the latest disaster for India’s overburdened railway.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:18:21 GMTThe Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the blast Saturday in Parachinar, capital of the Kurram tribal region.The blast ended a long lull in militant violence in Parachinar, a Shiite town that has been a center of resistance to the Pakistani Taliban.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:12:32 GMTThe Chinese author Yang Jisheng in 2013. Mr. Yang, a noted chronicler of the Mao era, has published “The World Turned Upside Down,” a history of the Cultural Revolution.Yang Jisheng’s effort to “recover the history” of the Cultural Revolution has become part of the struggle over China’s Communist past, which has widened under President Xi Jinping.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:38:10 GMTThe newly formed European Trump Society in Sofia, Bulgaria, watched live coverage of President Trump’s inauguration on Friday.The president’s inauguration was a cause of worry for many around the world, but some greeted it with wine and celebration.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:00:19 GMTSome Paris streets still have visible cobblestone paving, but on many the stones have been buried under asphalt and are often torn up during construction. Rather than dump them, the city has started to salvage and sell the stones.Cobblestones have lined Paris’s streets since the 12th century. When the city began selling used ones, an entrepreneur saw a chance to make unique souvenirs.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 20:16:58 GMTIn Koblenz, Germany, on Saturday, Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Front in France, said that the far right would awake in Europe this year.The triumph of anti-Europeans in Britain and Donald J. Trump in the United States has galvanized the Continent’s far-right parties, who are wooing disillusioned voters.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 17:20:50 GMTRescuers at the avalanche-hit Hotel Rigopiano, near the village of Farindola, Italy.Rescue workers on Saturday pulled three more bodies from the rubble and snow that covered a hotel in the Apennine Mountains when it was hit by an avalanche caused by an earthquake on Wednesday.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:35:04 GMTThe world body launched an appeal Saturday for more than half a billion dollars to help civilians feeling the brunt of an intensifying war.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 16:00:15 GMTNisreen al-Najjar’s son Hisham, center, at home in Jordan. Hisham has Type 1 diabetes.A Neediest Cases beneficiary agency tries to help bridge a health care gap for a young refugee in Jordan, far from home.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:00:52 GMTA man folding blankets that are rented out to the homeless in Delhi.The conversational and visual on-the-ground reports offered a glimpse of captivating people and places, from a “sleep mafia” in Delhi to a monastery seeking salvation in beer.
Sat, 24 Dec 2016 11:00:44 GMTKatherine Yuk from Toronto was one of more than 16,000 readers who responded when The New York Times asked women around the world why they kept or changed their surnames when they married.The Times asked women around the world why they had kept or changed their surnames when they married. For many, the decision carried significant weight.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:23:12 GMTA man carrying the body of his child, who was killed in an airstrike on eastern Aleppo, in 2016.In the last weeks of the siege, we were desperate for the world to hear and help us.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:21:01 GMTI had an apocalyptic evangelical upbringing, a father who told me too much about the Holocaust, and a grandfather who was a neo-Nazi and Jew — and I was terrified.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:48:51 GMTPeacekeeping troops patrol at night in the town of Abyei, disputed territory between Sudan and South Sudan, in December.Current leaders on all sides must be given a graceful exit and guarantees they won’t face criminal prosecution.