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Aujourd’hui — 28 octobre 2020NYT > World

Netflix's 'Barbarians' Reclaims a Battle Beloved of Germany’s Far Right

Par Thomas Rogers
“Barbarians” depicts the Battle of Teutoburg Forest, which has long been a rallying cry for German nationalists, including the Nazis.

The Battle of Teutoburg Forest, as depicted in “Barbarians.”

The Fight Over Voting

Par David Leonhardt
And what else you need to know today.

Voters waiting to cast their ballots in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
  • 28 octobre 2020 à 11:35

Muslim Countries Denounce French Response to Killing of Samuel Paty, Urge Boycott

Par Steven Erlanger
While the government’s moves against extremism have public support, they have opened France to criticism that its relationship with its Muslim citizens has taken an ugly turn.

A protest against Mr. Macron on Tuesday in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Qatar 'Regrets' Strip-Searches Over Abandoned Baby

Par Elaine Yu, Mike Ives and Livia Albeck-Ripka
Women were pulled from a Qatar Airways flight bound for Sydney, Australia, and others and subjected to strip-searches after a baby was found in an airport toilet.

A Qatar Airways plane at Hamad International Airport in the capital Doha. Women from at least 10 flights were strip-searched, Australia’s foreign minister said.

The Americans Left Behind in Kuwait

Par Doug Bock Clark
Dozens of military contractors have been imprisoned in the emirate — some on trumped-up drug charges, and many after torture. Why has the government failed to help them?

Nicodemus Acosta in Brandon, Florida.

China’s Stance on Homosexuality Has Changed. Its Textbooks Haven’t.

Par Sui-Lee Wee
A lawsuit brought by a student is part of an effort to get schools, editors and publishers to recognize that being gay is not a mental disorder.

Ou Jiayong, who also uses the name Xixi, at home in Hong Kong. She sued a publisher in China over a psychology textbook that described homosexuality as a mental disorder.

Trump Merchandise Outsells Biden's, China's Factories Say

Par Keith Bradsher
In a positive but highly unscientific sign for the president, orders for his campaign materials outpace those for his rival’s at a major market for banners, caps and other souvenirs.

The Yiwu wholesale market sells things as diverse as plastic dinosaurs and political campaign memorabilia.

The Lockdown That Felt Like It Might Last Forever Has Finally Ended

Par Yan Zhuang and Damien Cave
Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, emerged from its 111-day hibernation with a mix of euphoria and caution.

Diners along St. Kilda Beach in Melbourne, Australia, on Wednesday when a 111-day coronavirus lockdown came to an end. 

As Tanzania Votes, Many See Democracy Itself on the Ballot

Par Abdi Latif Dahir
The Tanzanian president is nicknamed “the Bulldozer,” and he has brooked little dissent as he seeks a second term.

President John Magufuli speaking to supporters Tuesday in Dodoma, Tanzania.

Coronavirus, Britain, Transgender Rugby: Your Wednesday Briefing

Par Natasha Frost
British health workers brace for a second wave.

In August, British health workers demonstrated over unaddressed wage claims.
  • 28 octobre 2020 à 07:01

Americans Abroad Wait to See if Mail-In Ballots They Mailed Will Arrive

Par Jennifer Jett
Facing global mail slowdowns and a worsening pandemic, Americans abroad worry their mail-in ballots will not arrive on time, and some are suing to allow voting by fax or email.

A location in Ajijic, Mexico, where U.S. citizens can cast their absentee ballots. Voting from abroad this year has meant traveling for hours to drop off their ballots at U.S. embassies, or shelling out for express delivery services like FedEx or DHL.

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

Par Jonathan Wolfe
Hospitalizations are on the rise, straining cities that have fewer resources to weather the surges.

Belgium's Princess Delphine Meets With Her Father, King Albert II

Par Megan Specia
Delphine Boël, an artist who recently was given the right to be called princess, met with King Albert II and his wife over the weekend. The princess had fought for years to be publicly acknowledged.

Hong Kong will relax rules on beaches, bars and restaurants.

Par Elaine Yu

A bar in Hong Kong in May. Bars and nightclubs in the city may now seat up to only four people per table.

Biden’s Plans for Latin America: End ‘Bully Dictating Policy’

Par Ernesto Londoño
If elected, Joe Biden plans to spearhead a repudiation — in policy and tone — of President Trump’s legacy in the region.

Joe Biden's plans for Latin America, if he wins the election, are both a repudiation of Mr. Trump’s hardball approach and an attempt to resurrect Obama-era initiatives.

Most Americans have been wearing masks since spring, the C.D.C. says.

Par Donald G. McNeil Jr.

A couple wearing face masks during the summer  in Beverly Hills, California.

‘We believe in science.’ Washington, Oregon and Nevada join California’s vaccine-review plan.

Par Jill Cowan

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California launched a group of western states that will review any federally approved vaccines.

Roots of War: When Armenia Talked Tough, Azerbaijan Took Action

Par Carlotta Gall and Ivor Prickett
While Azerbaijan is clearly the main driver of the Nagorno-Karabakh war, analysts say, Armenia’s populist prime minister pushed the situation to the brink.

Ali Ibrahimov, 40, clearing the remains of his home in the Cevathan neighborhood of Ganja. The residential area was hit by a scud missile fired by Armenian forces.

At Least 4 Dead as Migrant Boat Capsizes in English Channel

Par The Associated Press
Fifteen people were rescued but the death toll could grow. The crossings have become increasingly common in recent years.

A French rescue helicopter landing in Dunkirk during the search operation on Tuesday.

Britain’s Health Workers Face 2nd Virus Wave, but This Time With Less Support

Par Benjamin Mueller
Public backing for the efforts of the country’s health service is eroding amid a lack of a clear government policy to deal with the pandemic, many medical workers say.

Ambulances parked outside the Nightingale Hospital in east London in April. Britain is now experiencing a second wave of coronavirus infections and deaths.

Are masks still required in Louisiana? Lawmakers say no. The governor says yes, and sues.

Par Frances Robles

Gov. John Bel Edwards of Louisiana is disputing a move by state legislators to lift the public health emergency he declared. He spoke at a White House meeting in April, when Louisiana had its first major spike in cases.

Turkey Sentences U.S. Consulate Guard Nazmi Mete Canturk to Over 5 Years in Jail

Par The New York Times
Nazmi Mete Canturk, a guard at the United States Consulate, was accused of aiding a terrorist group, a charge the Americans and other critics say is baseless.

The United States Consulate General in Istanbul.

Your Wednesday Briefing

Par Melina Delkic
Russia implements a mask mandate.

  • 27 octobre 2020 à 20:15

To combat the virus, some schools have moved classes outside.

Par Amelia Nierenberg

Megan Rogers, left, and Courtney Buckelew, right, lead their class in a singalong at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

Protesters in Italy and Spain clash with police as they call for ‘freedom’ from virus restrictions.

Par Elisabetta Povoledo, Raphael Minder and Isabella Kwai

A protest in Turin, Italy, on Monday against new coronavirus restrictions.

The economic recovery in New York City could be slower than in the rest of the U.S.

Par Patrick McGeehan

Times Square, earlier this month. Tourist-dependent businesses appear to be in for a prolonged downturn.

Trump and Bolsonaro weakened Latin America’s health defenses at critical moments.

Par David D. Kirkpatrick and José María León Cabrera

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, center left, with President Trump at Mar-a-Lago in March. Mr. Trump presented Mr. Bolsonaro with hydroxychloroquine.
Hier — 27 octobre 2020NYT > World

Carlos Acosta’s Vision: Some ‘Nutcracker,’ Some Led Zeppelin

Par Roslyn Sulcas
Birmingham Royal Ballet’s new artistic director discusses his plans for the company, as its dancers return to the stage with a new triple bill.

Al Qaeda Feels Losses in Syria and Afghanistan but Stays Resilient

Par Eric Schmitt
American drones and U.S. allies killed several Qaeda leaders and operatives in the past week. But the organization has “ingrained itself in local communities and conflicts,” according to the U.N.

Afghan security officials at a checkpoint in Ghazni on Monday. Afghan forces say they killed a top Al Qaeda leader in the region last week.

The elevator ride, once a footnote to the commute, takes center stage.

Par Michael Wilson

The days of crowded elevator rides are likely over.

Eli Lilly said its antibody treatment does not work on patients hospitalized with Covid-19.

Par Katie Thomas

Eli Lilly will no longer administer its antibody treatment for Covid-19 to hospitalized patients.

Why a New Abortion Ban in Poland Is Causing a Furor

Par Monika Pronczuk
The ruling party has tried and failed in the Parliament to restrict abortion. Now the courts it controls have done it, instead, sparking the biggest protests since the government came to power.

Women dressed as handmaids protesting in a cathedral in Lodz on Sunday.

Judge Dismisses Case Against 47 Men Charged Under Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Law

Par Reuters
The judge said prosecutors failed to appear in court or call witnesses in the trial, regarded as a test case of the draconian law enacted nearly seven years ago in Africa’s most populous country.

Outside the Federal High Court in Lagos, Nigeria, on Tuesday, where a judge dismissed a case against 47 men accused of public displays of affection with members of same sex.

How an Afghan Political Crisis Derailed Payments to War Victims

Par Thomas Gibbons-Neff and Najim Rahim
Sometimes money is the only form of justice for those who lost loved ones in Afghanistan’s unending war.

Family members of civilians killed in a 2017 U.S. airstrike protested to receive compensation.

Ireland Mourns for Missing Dolphin Fungie

Par Ed O’Loughlin
The dolphin, who is believed to have turned up in Dingle’s harbor 37 years ago and became a global tourist attraction, hasn’t been seen for two weeks. Locals are coming to terms with the fact that Fungie may never return.

Fungie the dolphin swimming alongside a boat carrying tourists around Dingle Harbour.

Hong Kong Police Arrest Activist Said to Seek U.S. Asylum

Par Austin Ramzy and Elaine Yu
Tony Chung, 19, had previously been a target of the authorities under the city’s new national security law.

Tony Chung in August. The pro-democracy activist was detained by the Hong Kong police on Tuesday. 

The New Supreme Court

Par David Leonhardt
And what else you need to know today.

President Trump and Amy Coney Barrett at her swearing-in on the South Lawn of the White House last night.
  • 27 octobre 2020 à 11:30

Blast at Pakistani Religious School Kills at Least 8

Par Salman Masood
No group claimed immediate responsibility for the bombing, which took place while classes were happening at a madrasa in the suburbs of Peshawar, Pakistan.

Security officials inspect the scene in the aftermath of a bombing that took place at an Islamic school on Tuesday in Peshawar, Pakistan. At least seven people were killed.

Women on Qatar Airways Flight Say They Were Strip-Searched

Par Livia Albeck-Ripka and Yan Zhuang
Female passengers said they were pulled from a Sydney-bound flight in Doha and given a medically invasive exam to see if they had recently given birth after an abandoned newborn was found in an airport bathroom.

“The Australian Government is deeply concerned at the unacceptable treatment of some female passengers on a recent Qatar Airways flight at Doha airport,” the Australian authorities said in a statement.

Your Tuesday Briefing

Par Natasha Frost
Amy Coney Barrett is the newest U.S. Supreme Court justice.

  • 27 octobre 2020 à 03:54

Europe’s virus numbers look like they did in the spring: high and getting higher.

Par Isabella Kwai, Antonella Francini, Christopher F. Schuetze and Monika Pronczuk

People cross the Millennium Bridge in central London. Britain had the greatest surge in excess deaths during Europe’s first peak and still has the most reported deaths in the region.

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Oil Sector

Par Pranshu Verma and Farnaz Fassihi
The Trump administration is trying to fortify its campaign of maximum pressure against Iran from being reversed by a potential Biden administration.

Crew members aboard the Iranian oil tanker Fortune, docked in Venezuela this year. Four people involved in selling Iranian gasoline to the Maduro government were also named.

Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today

Par Jonathan Wolfe
Hospitals across the U.S. and Europe are reaching capacity at a rapid pace.

The Trump Economy

Par David Leonhardt
And what else you need to know today.

President trump campaigned in Levant, Maine on Sunday.
  • 26 octobre 2020 à 23:00

How the Virus Slowed the Booming Wind Energy Business

Par Ivan Penn and Walker Pickering
Renewable energy developers have struggled to finish projects as the pandemic disrupts construction and global supply chains.

The coronavirus pandemic has delayed deliveries and disrupted construction of a wind project being built in Nebraska by EDF, a French energy company.

Your Tuesday Briefing

Par Melina Delkic
The world’s largest I.P.O.

  • 26 octobre 2020 à 21:57