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Suspect in Utrecht Tram Shooting Confessed, Prosecutors Say

1 hour 6 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The man, who faces terrorism charges in the Netherlands, made the admission in his first court hearing and told the judge that he had acted alone, according to Dutch prosecutors.
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Suspect in Utrecht Tram Shooting Confessed, Prosecutors Say

1 hour 6 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The man, who faces terrorism charges in the Netherlands, made the admission in his first court hearing and told the judge that he had acted alone, according to Dutch prosecutors.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Italy Gives Xi, and China’s Vast Infrastructure Project, a Royal Welcome

1 hour 7 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Italy would become the first Group of 7 nation to officially join China’s vast One Belt One Road project on Saturday, a sign of Beijing’s growing influence.
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The Saturday Profile: 5 Popes, 150 Papal Trips and One Stern Lecture for Bishops

1 hour 56 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The Mexican journalist Valentina Alazraki made news herself recently when she warned Roman Catholic leaders to address clerical sexual abuse — or suffer the consequences.
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in her words: Jacinda Ardern Is Leading by Following No One

2 hours 9 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
In the wake of a mass shooting, New Zealand’s prime minister has drawn international praise for mixing empathy with swift, concrete action.
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Where Does Brexit Go From Here?

2 hours 15 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
After getting a short reprieve from the European Union, Parliament will try, again, to agree on a way forward, but the prospects remain uncertain.
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Where Does Brexit Go From Here?

2 hours 15 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
After getting a short reprieve from the European Union, Parliament will try, again, to agree on a way forward, but the prospects remain uncertain.
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At War: The Art of War: ‘Promote World Peace...Kill Everyone!’

2 hours 20 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Readers share their photos of wartime graffiti from Iraq and Afghanistan and explain why it resonated with them.
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In Christchurch, One Family Among Many Buries a Son

2 hours 36 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Atta Elayyan, 33, was one of the many victims of the mosque attacks laid to rest in a mass funeral on Friday. His loved ones told his story.
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In Christchurch, One Family Among Many Buries a Son

2 hours 36 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Atta Elayyan, 33, was one of the many victims of the mosque attacks laid to rest in a mass funeral on Friday. His loved ones told his story.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Cancel Brexit? Petition to Reverse Course at 3 Million and Counting

3 hours 34 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
An online petition on Parliament’s website is unlikely to change the course of Brexit, but Britons keep signing anyway.
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With 3 Million Signatures, Some Britons Clamor to Cancel Brexit

3 hours 34 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
An online petition on Parliament’s website is unlikely to change the course of Brexit, but Britons keep signing anyway.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

The Golan Heights Was Once an Arab Rallying Cry. Not Anymore.

4 hours 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The muted Arab response to President Trump’s call to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory shows Syria’s weakness amid a reordered Arab world.
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The Golan Heights Was Once an Arab Rallying Cry. Not Any More.

4 hours 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The muted Arab response to President Trump’s call to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the territory shows Syria’s weakness amid a reordered Arab world.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Indonesia’s National Airline Seeks to Cancel Order of Boeing Max 8s

4 hours 31 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The request from the carrier, Garuda Indonesia, is the first publicly confirmed attempt to cancel a Max 8 order since the deadly crash in Ethiopia this month.
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North Korea Pulls Staff From Liaison Office, Sending South a Message

4 hours 52 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The move was North Korea’s latest show of discontent since Kim Jong-un’s talks with President Trump in Hanoi, Vietnam, ended without a deal last month.
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Golan Heights, Brexit, N.C.A.A. Basketball: Your Friday Briefing

6 hours 30 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Here’s what you need to know.
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International Herald Tribune: 1919: France Finds Thousands of Telegrams Not Sent During WWI

6 hours 35 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
An investigation concluded that the country’s telegraphic service had been responsible for “scandalous abuses,” delaying as many as 40,000 messages per day.
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Istanbul Dispatch: In Istanbul, Erdogan Remakes Taksim Square, a Symbol of Secular Turkey

7 hours 35 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
This popular urban patch has been a symbol of the secular republic for nearly 100 years, but six years after deadly protests there, contentious changes have begun to alter its character in major ways.
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How Strongmen Turned Interpol Into Their Personal Weapon

7 hours 35 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Time and again, people inside and outside Interpol warned that the world’s largest international police organization was leaving itself vulnerable to manipulation.
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At War: Afghan War Casualty Report: March 15-21

7 hours 35 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
At least 45 pro-government forces and 12 civilians were killed in Afghanistan during the past week.
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Video Dispatch: How Maduro Keeps Power in Venezuela, Even With the Lights Out

7 hours 35 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A weeklong outage deepened the country’s already crippling economic crisis. Our reporter crossed Caracas to see its impact on residents and how they view embattled President Nicolás Maduro.
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Two U.S. Service Members Killed in Northern Afghanistan

7 hours 49 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
One Afghan commando was also killed and two were wounded during a joint operation in a Taliban-held district in Kunduz Province, officials said.
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Inside Venezuela’s Blackout, Maduro’s Power Endures

7 hours 51 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
After years of economic crisis, many Venezuelans struggle just to get by. Yet President Nicolás Maduro continues to hold onto power, using state propaganda, repression and fear to contain the growing opposition.
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Police Detain Factory Employees After Deadly Blast in China

8 hours 10 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
An undisclosed number of personnel at a chemical plant were held after the explosion, which killed at least 47 people and raised fears of spreading toxins.
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Mourners Honor the Dead With Call to Prayer in Christchurch, New Zealand

8 hours 12 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A week after the massacre at two mosques, at least 26 victims were buried as residents and visitors also shared two minutes of silence.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Indonesia’s National Airline Seeks to Cancel Order of Boeing Max 8s

9 hours 36 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The request from the carrier, Garuda Indonesia, is the first publicly confirmed attempt to cancel a Max 8 order since the deadly crash in Ethiopia this month.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Mourners From Far and Wide Honor the Dead in Christchurch, New Zealand

10 hours 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A week after the massacre at two mosques, at least 26 victims were buried as residents and visitors shared a Muslim call to prayer and two minutes of silence.
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After a Dip, Hong Kong Real Estate Again Eyes the Stratosphere

10 hours 43 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Signs suggest that a monthslong slump in the world’s most unaffordable property market is ending.
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Brexit, Lion Air, Mozambique: Your Friday Briefing

11 hours 40 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Let us help you start your day.
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A Brief History of the Golan Heights, Claimed by Israel and Syria

13 hours 13 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
On Thursday, President Trump tweeted about a hilly plateau beside the Sea of Galilee that has been one of Israel’s quieter frontiers for 52 years.
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In Golan Heights, Trump Bolsters Netanyahu but Risks Roiling Middle East

15 hours 7 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Mr. Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy by declaring that Israel should have sovereignty over the Golan Heights — a move that has never been recognized internationally.
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Ex-Army Officers in Chile Convicted for Burning Alive a Photographer in 1986

16 hours 39 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
Eleven former members of Chile’s military were convicted of the murder of Rodrigo Rojas, a United States-based photographer who was set ablaze during protests against the country’s dictatorship.
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Mozambique, Battered by Cyclone, Takes Stock: ‘It’s All Rotten’

17 hours 1 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
As the storm waters began to recede, people who had very little before the storm found that they now have even less.
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Cyclone-Battered Mozambique Takes Stock: ‘It’s All Rotten’

17 hours 1 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
As the storm waters began to recede, people who had very little before the storm found that they now have even less.
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E.U. Approves a Brexit Extension, but on New Terms

17 hours 5 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The short extension was conditioned on Parliament’s approving a withdrawal deal it has already rejected twice by decisive margins.
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Letter 99: How the Christchurch Attack Unfolded for Reporters

17 hours 31 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
A week has passed since the terrorist atrocities at two mosques in New Zealand. Here’s how journalists covered what happened and the aftermath.
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More Floods, Trump, Lupita Nyong’o: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 23:47 - [CET/Central European Time]
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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In New Zealand, Spreading the Mosque Shooting Video Is a Crime

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 22:12 - [CET/Central European Time]
The charges came as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to investigate the role that social media companies played in mosque massacres last week.
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Same Name, Different Missions: The N.R.A. in the U.S. and New Zealand

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 20:20 - [CET/Central European Time]
The New Zealand organization does not engage in the sort of political lobbying the American group is known for and is not pushing back on a national ban on military-style semiautomatic weapons.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand, Brexit, Lion Air: Your Friday Briefing

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 20:02 - [CET/Central European Time]
Let us help you start your day.
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Corner Office: Indra Nooyi: ‘I’m Not Here to Tell You What to Eat’

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 19:55 - [CET/Central European Time]
In her conservative Brahmin family in India, education was everything. That prepared her to thrive in corporate America and rise to become chief executive of PepsiCo.
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6 Days Later, New Zealand Plans New Gun Laws. Here’s How Other Countries Reacted to Shootings.

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 19:45 - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand announced a new policy within days of the Christchurch massacre. Mass shootings have also had a mobilizing effect in Australia, Britain, Canada and Germany.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Trudeau Tries to Sell New Plan for Canada, Hoping to Leave Crisis Behind

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 19:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
As he sets out on a cross-Canada road show to promote a new spending plan, the prime minister is trying to shift the conversation.
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Trudeau Tries to Sell New Plan for Canada, Hoping to Leave Crisis Behind

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 19:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
As he sets out on a cross-Canada road show to promote a new spending plan, the prime minister is trying to shift the conversation.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Cyclone Idai Has Devastated Southern Africa. Here’s How You Can Help.

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 19:41 - [CET/Central European Time]
Aid groups are gearing up for what could be a very long recovery period in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
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Cyclone Idai Has Devastated Southern Africa. Here’s How You Can Help.

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 18:51 - [CET/Central European Time]
Aid groups are gearing up for what could be a very long recovery period in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Lion Air Crash Families Say They Were Pressured to Sign No-Suit Deal

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:53 - [CET/Central European Time]
After the new 737 Max 8 jet went down in Indonesia, relatives of the victims say the airline is trying to buy their silence with a deal that also protected Boeing.
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Rejecting Asylum Claim, U.K. Quotes Bible to Say Christianity Is Not ‘Peaceful’

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:50 - [CET/Central European Time]
An Iranian asylum seeker said he converted from Islam to Christianity because it was a “peaceful” religion. The Home Office used Bible verses about vengeance as a basis to deny the claim.
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Dozens of Holiday Revelers Killed as Overloaded Boat Sinks in Iraq

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:28 - [CET/Central European Time]
The ferry, carrying Iraqis celebrating the Kurdish New Year, sank in the Tigris River near Mosul.
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How One Map Explains the Islamic State’s New Tactics

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 17:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Islamic State barely has any territory left in Syria. So how is it able to keep staging attacks across the country?
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Former President Michel Temer of Brazil Is Arrested

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
Mr. Temer, a deeply unpopular leader who governed Brazil from 2016 to 2018, has been the target of numerous corruption inquiries.
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Amsterdam Is to Ban Tours of the Red-Light District

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:39 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Dutch capital will prohibit guided visits to the area in an effort to tackle overcrowding by tourists and improve working conditions for prostitutes.
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‘It’s About All of Us’: New Zealand’s Gun Crackdown

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:29 - [CET/Central European Time]
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand announced a ban on military-style semiautomatic guns on Thursday. The ban includes weapons that can be modified into the same kinds of guns used in the shooting at Christchurch last week.
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U.K. Police Investigating Attacks on 4 Mosques in Birmingham

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:16 - [CET/Central European Time]
In one episode, a man took a sledgehammer to smash the windows of a mosque in Birmingham, England, home to one of the largest Muslim populations in Britain.
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News analysis: Theresa May’s Message to Britain at a Perilous Moment: It’s Parliament’s Fault

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
In an address to the nation Wednesday night, the prime minister lashed out, blaming squabbling lawmakers for the Brexit paralysis. They did not react well.
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Terrorism Charges Planned in Utrecht Shooting, Dutch Prosecutors Say

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:40 - [CET/Central European Time]
Officials said the suspect also faced multiple counts of murder or manslaughter over the attack in the Netherlands that left three people dead.
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1,600 Motel Guests Were Secretly Streamed Live in South Korea, Police Say

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 13:31 - [CET/Central European Time]
Tiny cameras were hidden in hair dryer holders, satellite boxes and closed electric sockets, the police said. The video was shown online for profit.
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Guaidó’s Chief of Staff Is Arrested by Venezuela Police

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 12:53 - [CET/Central European Time]
Officers seized Roberto Marrero, a confidant of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó. His detention is a significant escalation of the country’s political crisis.
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Guaidó’s Chief of Staff Is Arrested by Venezuela Police

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 12:53 - [CET/Central European Time]
Officers seized Roberto Marrero, a confidant of the opposition leader Juan Guaidó. His detention is a significant escalation of the country’s political crisis.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Missing Flowers and Bitter Politics Put a Damper on Afghan Nowruz Party

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 11:31 - [CET/Central European Time]
Nothing ever completely stops the sprawling Persian New Year party in Mazar-i-Sharif. But fears of factional violence cast a chill on the revelry this year.
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Your Thursday Briefing

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:48 - [CET/Central European Time]
New Zealand, John McCain, N.C.A.A. Tournament: Here’s what you need to know.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Boeing Will Stop Charging to Install Safety Feature After Deadly Crashes

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:32 - [CET/Central European Time]
Airlines had to pay extra for two optional upgrades that could warn pilots about sensor malfunctions. Now the company is making one of them standard.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

The Kingdom and the Kushners: Jared Went to Riyadh. So Did His Brother.

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
Jared Kushner, presidential adviser, and Josh Kushner, venture capitalist, both have ties to Saudi Arabia. Critics say that raises ethical questions.
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Explosion Rocks Industrial Zone in Eastern China

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 09:44 - [CET/Central European Time]
There was no immediate word on casualties from the blast in Jiangsu Province, but videos online showed people who appeared to have been cut by glass and other debris.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand Police Listed Wrong Person as Killed in Mosque Shooting

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 09:25 - [CET/Central European Time]
An incorrect name was listed on a court document charging the suspect with murder, but legal experts said the mistake would not impede prosecution in the mass shooting.
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New Zealand Police Listed Wrong Person as Killed in Mosque Shooting

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 09:25 - [CET/Central European Time]
An incorrect name was listed on a court document charging the suspect with murder, but legal experts said the mistake would not impede prosecution in the mass shooting.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand to Ban Military-Style Semiautomatic Guns, Jacinda Ardern Says

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 07:28 - [CET/Central European Time]
The announcement on Thursday from New Zealand’s prime minister came less than a week after a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

Mozambique, Brexit, New Zealand: Your Thursday Briefing

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 06:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
Let us help you start your day.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

New Zealand to Ban All Semiautomatic Guns, Jacinda Ardern Announces

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 04:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
The announcement on Thursday from the New Zealand prime minister came less than a week after a massacre at two mosques in Christchurch.
Placed in category: WORLD NEWS AS REPORTED

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