Corrections: November 10, 2019 – The New York Times

ARTS & LEISURE An article on Page 8 about Philip Glass misidentifies the choreographer of the original production of Mr. Glass’s opera “Einstein on the Beach.” It was Andrew de Groat, not Lucinda Childs; Ms. Childs, who appeared in “Einstein” and performed her own solo dance, remade the group choreography for later revivals. The article More...

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By Boston Journal On Monday, November 4th, 2019

With Israel in Limbo, Benny Gantz Vows to Seek a ‘Peace Within’

TEL AVIV — Israel seems stuck. Benny Gantz, the former army chief whose party narrowly defeated that of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, is trying to form a government and drive Mr. Netanyahu from office More...

By Boston Journal On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Brexit Delay Sends Thousands of Commemorative Coins to the Scrap Heap

LONDON — When Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged that Britain would leave the European Union on Oct. 31, “do or die,” the government was so confident of the timeline that it minted thousands, possibly More...

By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Bolivia Election Clash Escalates as Morales Claims Victory

President Evo Morales of Bolivia on Wednesday claimed that he won Sunday’s election by a margin wide enough to avoid a runoff, escalating a dispute over a vote marred by allegations of irregularities and violent More...

By Boston Journal On Thursday, October 17th, 2019

The New Brexit Deal Explained

The knotty details of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new Brexit deal with the European Union are contained in 64 pages of revisions to the old withdrawal agreement, and an accompanying road map to future relations. After More...

By Boston Journal On Friday, October 11th, 2019

Like ‘Working in a Prison’: Six Years in the Hell of Syria’s Hospitals

ELAZIG, Turkey — “This is my little hero,” the surgeon said, showing off a photo of a baby drinking from a bottle, her head heavily bandaged. The picture was no family snapshot, but a memento of one of More...

By Boston Journal On Saturday, October 5th, 2019

A Provocateur of the Hong Kong Protests Gains Growing Stature

HONG KONG — From afar, the red brick sidewalk along King’s Road in Hong Kong appears to be covered with a mottled white carpet that stretches for dozens of yards. Closer up, the white reveals itself to be More...

By Boston Journal On Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again

Syria’s foreign minister demanded on Saturday that American and Turkish forces evacuate the war-ravaged country immediately or face “any and all countermeasures authorized under international law.” Syrian More...

By Boston Journal On Monday, September 23rd, 2019

Nissan and Carlos Ghosn Settle S.E.C. Charges of Underreporting Income

TOKYO — Nissan will pay a $15 million fine, and Carlos Ghosn, the former chairman of the Japanese automaker, will pay $1 million, to settle charges related to false financial disclosures, the Securities and More...

By Boston Journal On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Hard-Liners in Iran See No Drawback to Bellicose Strategy

President Trump appeared to be softening toward Iran. He had broken with his administration’s leading advocate of confrontation, signaled a willingness to meet personally with his Iranian counterpart, and reportedly More...