Sunday, September 19, 2021

ASIA

Dispute Over a Coal Industry Pits Poland Against Its Neighbors

But this will not solve a bigger problem. A sudden retreat from coal, many in Poland fear, will push the country into the position...

As Covid Rampages Across Nepal, Workers Pay the Price

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Ram Singh Karki escaped the first wave of India’s pandemic by boarding a crowded bus and crossing the border home to...

‘It’s Going to Be a Big Summer for Hard Seltzer’

The music should be pumping and the burgers and jerk chicken wings flying out of the kitchen this holiday weekend at the Rambler Kitchen...

Josep Almudéver, 101, Dies; Last Known Veteran of International Brigades

After living in Marseille, the family briefly moved to Morocco, but then returned to Spain because Mr. Almudéver’s mother fell seriously ill in 1931,...

2 Dead and 20 Hurt in Shooting at a Florida Banquet Hall

Two people were killed and at least 20 people injured in a shooting outside a banquet hall in Hialeah, Fla., early on Sunday, officials...

Israel Moves Toward Coalition Deal That Could Sideline Netanyahu

JERUSALEM — An ultranationalist power-broker, Naftali Bennett, said on Sunday that his political party was ready to join several other opposition parties in a...

Bouncy Castles and Grenades: Gangs Erode Maduro’s Grip on Caracas

CARACAS, Venezuela — From within his presidential palace, President Nicolás Maduro regularly commandeers the airwaves, delivering speeches intended to project stability to his crumbling...

Texas Senate Passes One of the Nation’s Strictest Voting Bills

In a statement on Saturday, President Biden called the proposed law, along with similar measures in Georgia and Florida, “an assault on democracy” that...

At the French Open, Naomi Osaka Seeks Comfort on Clay and No Interviews

PARIS — While other major players juggled practice and media commitments ahead of the French Open, Naomi Osaka focused only on practice this...

The Week in Business: Biden’s Big Budget

Good morning and happy Memorial Day weekend. Here are the biggest stories in business and tech to know for the (short) week ahead. —...

AFRICA

He Is Senegalese and French, With Nothing to Reconcile

“I was lucky that my French and Senegalese families both acted very warmly toward my parents. I received a lot of love from both...

Zimbabwe Authorities Arrest Local Reporter Working for The New York Times

The authorities in Zimbabwe have arrested a freelance reporter who works for The New York Times and accused him of improperly helping two other...

In Congo, Masses Flee One of the World’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo — Tens of thousands of people jammed highways, crowded boats and set off on foot to flee this major...

Boat Carrying About 200 People Capsizes in Nigeria

KADUNA, Nigeria — A boat ferrying about 200 people capsized in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kebbi on Wednesday, said a spokesman for the...