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New Zealand to Open Inquiry Into What Officials Knew About Gunman Before Massacre

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Asia Pacific|New Zealand to Open Inquiry Into What Officials Knew About Gunman Before MassacreImagePrime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand, left, and the country’s governor general, Patsy Reddy, arrived to sign national condolence books at Parliament in Wellington on Monday.CreditCreditHagen Hopkins/Getty ImagesCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — New Zealand’s prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, on Monday ordered an… Read More

New Zealand, Ethiopian Airlines, German Banks: Your Monday Briefing

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Let us help you start your day. (Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)Good morning. New Zealand mourns after a massacre, Ethiopian flight data reveals similarities in two Boeing crashes, and talks for a major German bank merger begin. Here’s the latest: ImageMourners in Christchurch, New Zealand, where dozens of people were… Read More

Philippines Officially Leaves the International Criminal Court

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Asia Pacific|Philippines Officially Leaves the International Criminal CourtImageProtesting extrajudicial killings in Manila in August. The International Criminal Court has been investigating whether President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines committed crimes against humanity in his drug crackdown.CreditCreditJes Aznar for The New York TimesMANILA — The Philippines officially withdrew from the International Criminal Court on Sunday, after… Read More

Madrid Dispatch: A Bar for Spain’s Radical Right, Run by a Chinese Immigrant

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Madrid DispatchImageCustomers at Bar Oliva in Madrid, where the spirit of the Franco dictatorship lives on.CreditCreditSamuel Aranda for The New York TimesMADRID — Step into Bar Oliva, a cafe in a southern suburb of Madrid, and you step back 44 years.Gen. Francisco Franco, the far-right dictator, died in 1975, but his spirit lives on at… Read More

New Zealand Shooting Live Updates: ‘There Will Be Changes’ to Gun Laws, Prime Minister Says

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VideoFifty people were killed in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday. Officials said a 28-year-old man had been charged with murder.CreditCreditCornell Tukiri for The New York Times• New Zealand grappled with grief and horror on Sunday as the death toll rose to 50 people two days after a gunman opened fire… Read More

After Mosque Massacre, New Zealand Has Its Gun-Debate Moment

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ImageFloral tributes at a memorial near Christchurch Hospital. The death toll rose to 50 on Sunday.CreditCreditCornell Tukiri for The New York TimesCHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — When the prime minister announced plans to ban semiautomatic rifles following Friday’s mass shootings, it seemed to be the bold response that many New Zealanders wanted — until the country’s… Read More

After 2 Crashes of New Boeing Jet, Pilot Training Now a Focus

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ImageWhen Boeing developed its 737 Max, regulators determined that pilots could fly the planes without extensive additional training because they were essentially the same as the previous generation.CreditCreditRuth Fremson/The New York TimesThe chief executive of Boeing backed down on Wednesday. He called President Trump to recommend that the United States temporarily take the company’s best-selling… Read More