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American Airstrike in Somalia Kills 52 Shabab Extremists, U.S. Military Says

Africa|American Airstrike in Somalia Kills 52 Shabab Extremists, U.S. Military SaysJOHANNESBURG — The American military on Saturday said it had carried out its deadliest airstrike in Somalia in months, killing 52 Shabab extremists after a “large group” mounted an attack on Somali forces.The United States Africa Command said the airstrike occurred near Jilib, a town… Read More

Clashes and Tear Gas in Greece as Thousands Protest Macedonia Deal

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ATHENS — A peaceful demonstration by tens of thousands of people in Athens turned violent on Sunday, as protesters seeking to enter the Parliament building used clubs, firebombs and other objects to attack officers guarding the building, according to the police.For the most part, the rally, called days before the Greek Parliament was to vote… Read More

Israel Confirms Another Attack on Iranian Targets in Syria

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Middle East|Israel Confirms Another Attack on Iranian Targets in SyriaImageSyrian air defenses being launched to counter Israeli missiles near Damascus, the Syrian capital, on Monday.CreditCreditYoussef Badawi/EPA, via ShutterstockThe Israeli military said early on Monday that it had started attacking Iranian military targets in Syria, in another apparent sign of Israel’s growing willingness to acknowledge specific… Read More

Carlos Ghosn Offers Higher Bail and Security Guards in Bid to Be Freed From Jail

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Business|Carlos Ghosn Offers Higher Bail and Security Guards in Bid to Be Freed From JailImageA news broadcast shown in public featured a sketch of Carlos Ghosn in a Tokyo courtroom this month.CreditCreditBehrouz Mehri/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesTOKYO — Carlos Ghosn, the embattled global auto executive who has spent the last two months jailed in Japan,… Read More

By the Numbers, China’s Economy Is Worse Than It Looks

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Business|By the Numbers, China’s Economy Is Worse Than It LooksImageA worker checking equipment at a textile factory in Jinjiang, in China’s eastern province of Fujian, last year. Activity has slowed lately at many export-oriented factories in China.CreditCreditAgence France-Presse — Getty ImagesBEIJING — China’s economy is slowing, and the slowdown is likely worse than Beijing says.China… Read More

Polls Show Government Shutdown Is Eroding Faith in Economy

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Economy|Polls Show Government Shutdown Is Eroding Faith in EconomyImageDemonstrators rallying against the government shutdown outside the Capitol last week. The shutdown and a late-year slump in the stock market have eroded Americans’ optimism about the economy.CreditCreditErin Schaff for The New York TimesWASHINGTON — The government shutdown and a late-year slump in the stock market have… Read More

in her words: Women’s March 2019: Here’s What to Know if You Can’t Keep Up

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in her wordsMarchers will take to the streets on Saturday, despite recent tensions and competing marches in New York.ImageCreditFranziska BarczykWelcome to In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com.“March with one of them. But march.” — Gloria… Read More