The New York Times

U.S Seen No Evidence of Ethnic Cleansing by Turks in Syria: Senior U.S Official

WASHINGTON — The United States has seen no evidence of ethnic cleansing in northeastern Syria by Turkish forces in the wake of a U.S. pullout and has been assured by Turkey there will not be any, a senior ...

Added October 24, 2019

UN Expert: Iran Executes Children in Violation of Rights Law

UNITED NATIONS — Iran executed seven child offenders last year and two so far this year even though human rights law prohibits the death penalty for anyone under age 18, a U.N. independent human rights ...

Added October 24, 2019

U.S. Seen No Evidence of Ethnic Cleansing by Turks in Syria-Senior U.S. Official

WASHINGTON — The United States has seen no evidence of ethnic cleansing in northeastern Syria by Turkish forces in the wake of a U.S. pullout and has been assured by Turkey there will not be any, a senior ...

Added October 24, 2019

Why the New Emmett Till Memorial Needed to Be Bulletproof

Mississippi was the epicenter of the racial terror lynchings in which thousands of African-American men, women and children were hanged, shot, drowned, dismembered or burned alive across the South between ...

Added October 23, 2019

Evidence Found of War Crimes During Turkish Offensive in Syria, Says U.S. Official

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's special envoy for Syria said on Wednesday that U.S. forces had seen evidence of war crimes during Turkey's offensive against the Kurds in Syria, and had demanded an ...

Added October 23, 2019

Protests Spread After Stand-Off at Ethiopian Activist's Home

ADDIS ABABA — Police fired gunshots and teargas as thousands protested in Ethiopia on Wednesday over the treatment of a prominent activist, residents said, in a sign that the country's Nobel Prize-winning ...

Added October 23, 2019

Protests in Ethiopia Threaten to Mar Image of Its Nobel-Winning Leader

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Protests against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia erupted on Wednesday, threatening to taint the aura over his newly won Nobel Peace Prize, after a prominent critic accused ...

Added October 23, 2019

Stand-Off at Ethiopian Activist's Home, Gunshots Heard as Protests Spread

ADDIS ABABA — Hundreds of supporters of an Ethiopian ethnic activist and media entrepreneur gathered outside his house on Wednesday, hours after it was surrounded by police following a warning by the prime ...

Added October 23, 2019

Kosovo Leaders Hail US Resolution on 3 Slain Americans

PRISTINA, Kosovo — Kosovo's leaders have welcomed a U.S. House of Representatives resolution regretting that Serbia has not brought to justice the killers of three Americans slain after fighting in Kosovo ...

Added October 23, 2019

No, It Wasn’t Just Racism

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Added October 23, 2019

Andrew Yang Knows How to Fit In. Somehow That’s Making Him an Outlier.

Last month, Jon Sarlin, a producer at CNN, posted a short video on his Twitter feed — an on-the-street interview with Russell Peterson, a Trump voter who’d had a change of heart. Peterson, with his goatee ...

Added October 23, 2019

Factbox: Policy Challenges for Indonesia's Widodo in Second Term

(Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo unveiled his cabinet for a second term on Wednesday, retaining former World Bank executive Sri Mulyani Indrawati as finance minister and including the leader ...

Added October 23, 2019

Stand-Off at Ethiopian Activist's Home Amid Tensions With PM: Reuters Witness

ADDIS ABABA — Hundreds of supporters of an Ethiopian ethnic activist and media entrepreneur gathered outside his house on Wednesday, a day after it was surrounded by security forces following a warning ...

Added October 23, 2019

Trudeau Survived. Now Stop Pretending Canada Is a Diverse Paradise.

TORONTO — Justin Trudeau better take this minority seriously.

Added October 23, 2019

Extremist Attacks Intensify at Mali, Burkina Faso Border

DAKAR, Senegal — Assaya Ngweba says Islamic extremists transformed his once-peaceful village in Burkina Faso, near the border with Mali, into "a place of misfortune and death."

Added October 23, 2019

In Miami, the Murals Are the Message

More from the Fine Arts & Exhibits special report: Art Takes a Stand.

Added October 23, 2019

Meleko Mokgosi Wants You to See the Politics of Everyday Life

If you’ve ever felt you lack the education to understand art representing histories, people and symbols from a culture outside your own, the artist Meleko Mokgosi isn’t going to let you off easy.

Added October 23, 2019

Black Scientists Held Back by Perceptions of Their Priorities

Scientific research ideally is colorblind, with merit the only factor in hiring, publishing or the awarding of research grants. But the reality often falls short.

Added October 23, 2019

For Teresita Fernández, Personal is Political

The beautiful and experiential installations of Teresita Fernández allude to landscapes — historical, geological, internal, all in a heady mix. Her “Island Universe,” for example, a stunning wall-sized ...

Added October 23, 2019

Andrew Yang Knows How to Fit in. Somehow That’s Making Him an Outlier.

Last month, Jon Sarlin, a producer at CNN, posted a short video on his Twitter feed — an on-the-street interview with Russell Peterson, a Trump voter who’d had a change of heart. Peterson, with his goatee ...

Added October 23, 2019

Slowing Down to See Black and Blue

The sculptural works and multimedia installations of the Brooklyn-based artist who took the name American Artist explore the ways that structural bias permeates the development and use of technology ...

Added October 23, 2019

U.S. Envoy Says Things 'Better' in Syria as Lawmakers Criticize Trump Policies

WASHINGTON — Prospects for an end to Turkey's offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria were better than a week ago, U.S. President Donald Trump's special envoy for Syria said on Tuesday, but a permanent ...

Added October 23, 2019

UN Mission Head Says Risk of Genocide Recurring in Myanmar

UNITED NATIONS — The head of a U.N. fact-finding mission on Myanmar warned Tuesday that "there is a serious risk of genocide recurring" against the estimated 600,000 members of the Rohingya Muslim minority ...

Added October 23, 2019

Ethiopia's Nobel-Winning Leader Warns Egypt Over Dam

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister warned Tuesday that if there's a need to go to war over a dam project disputed with Egypt his country could muster millions of ...

Added October 22, 2019

Israel Seems Paralyzed, but Is the System Broken?

JERUSALEM — To many outsiders, Israeli democracy must appear as dysfunctional and chaotic as some of the political systems in points West.

Added October 22, 2019