Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada has cast himself as spokesman for the world’s liberals. But a series of episodes challenge that view.
New York Times World“Justin Trudeau has carefully crafted an image of what Canadians aspire to: hope, openness to the world and youth. The blackface episode shatters that perfect image and casts questions on his authenticity.”
Twitter took down nearly 1,000 accounts that it said were part of a state-directed effort to undermine protests. Here is a look at their activities.
New York Times WorldTwitter suspended thousands of accounts that it says were part of a state-directed effort by the Chinese government to undermine the protests in Hong Kong. @zhonggg, @stevenleemyers and @jwf825 took a closer look at the disinformation campaign.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s civilian leader, once was a democracy icon. Now she’s an international pariah because of the Myanmar military’s brutality.
New York Times WorldDaw Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's civilian leader, was once extolled as a democracy icon. But UN investigators said she could face prosecution for crimes against humanity because of the Myanmar military's attacks on minority groups.
A canceled news conference and a joke about the Hulk overshadowed critical meetings with European Union officials.
New York Times WorldThe leaders of Britain and the European Commission shared a "working lunch," but afterward, the Europeans said that they were still waiting for Britain to come forward with a new proposal
The WikiLeaks founder won’t be released next week when he finishes a sentence for jumping bail.
New York Times WorldCiting a "history of absconding in these proceedings" a British judge said Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, should remain in prison as he awaits a hearing about his extradition to the United States.
The new rule will likely place many more migrants in danger as they debate whether to remain in Mexico as asylum seekers, try their luck in an increasingly hostile United States or return home.
New York Times WorldThe new rule will likely place many more migrants in danger as they debate whether to remain in Mexico as asylum seekers, try their luck in an increasingly hostile United States or return home.
Stefan Jagsch, the deputy state leader of an extreme-right party, was appointed because no one else wanted the job. He’s also the only one who does email, said a member of the board.
New York Times WorldAsked why they appointed an extreme-right politician as district mayor, one politician said, “We don’t have anyone else — especially not younger people who are good with computers and who can send emails.”
The announcement is the latest effort to respond to xenophobic violence in South Africa that has consumed leaders and citizens of the continent’s two largest economies.
New York Times WorldCiting “the recurring issue of xenophobia” in and around Johannesburg, Nigeria’s president will help Nigerians who want to flee South Africa
New York Times WorldNigeria will repatriate at least 600 of its citizens living in South Africa following Johannesburg attacks that targeted African immigrants and left at least 10 people dead in recent days
However distasteful Republicans may find President Trump, they largely back his agenda. In Britain, rebels in the Conservative Party have staged a dramatic insurrection.
New York Times WorldConservative Party rebels staged a dramatic insurrection against Prime Minister Boris Johnson's no-deal Brexit plan. But in Washington, Republicans largely back President Trump's agenda.
A crony of President Vladimir V. Putin’s is a cinch to win in Sunday’s disputed elections, showcasing the farcical nature of Russian politics that ignited protests this summer.
New York Times WorldRussians are realizing that the system built by President Vladimir Putin, a rigid hierarchy built around him and loyal underlings, does not work, at least not as described by fawning news media outlets that constantly hail Russia’s revival as a great power
“This ain’t no place for anyone at the moment,” said one resident of devastated Abaco Island in the Bahamas.
New York Times WorldHurricane Dorian didn’t just upend life in Marsh Harbour, the biggest town in the Abaco Islands. Dorian crushed it, stripping all essentials, schedules and routines — everything residents and visitors had taken for granted.
New York Times WorldNo schools. No banks. No gas stations. No supermarkets. No restaurants. No churches. No pharmacies. No hardware stores. No water, no electricity and no phone lines. In this part of the Bahamas, nearly everything is gone.
Readers of a Berlin newspaper sought to show solidarity with the pro-democracy protests in the semiautonomous Chinese territory.
New York Times WorldAsked to propose names for twin pandas at the Berlin zoo, readers of a German newspaper suggested Hong and Kong, an apparent nod to solidarity with the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong