Afghan government bans NYT reporter from leaving country

Afghanistan is in the midst of a ballot that has dragged on for months, with both candidates claiming victory after the June 14 run off, and allegations of mass fraud threatening to derail the process. 

US suicide bomber in Syria came home before attack: NYTimes

The US suicide bomber who blew himself up at an army post in northwest Syria spent several months back home after training as a militant, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

Chinese hackers pursue key data on US workers: NYT

Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that keeps the personal information of all federal employees in March, the New York Times reported, citing senior US Officials.

US daily blames `sand mafia` for Beas tragedy

Less than a month after 24 students of an engineering college from Hyderabad were swept away in Himachal Pradesh`s Beas river, a US daily Wednesday blamed the "sand mafia" for the tragedy.

US military hospitals plagued by avoidable errors: NYT

The US military hospital system, which cares for the 1.6 million active-duty service members and their families, is rife with chronic yet avoidable errors and is only subject to sporadic scrutiny, the New York Times reported on Saturday.

New York Times publisher denies fired female editor was paid less

Days after the sudden termination of Jill Abramson as executive editor of The New York Times, the first woman to hold that position, the newspaper`s publisher denied reports that she had been paid less than her predecessor.

NY Times shakeup unrelated to pay, gender: Publisher

The publisher of the New York Times has denied that the firing of top editor Jill Abramson was linked to a salary dispute or sexism.

New York Times publisher denies sexism, calls Abramson bad manager

New York Times Co publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. on Saturday denied the ouster of top editor Jill Abramson was due to gender bias and listed ways in which she was a bad manager.

New York Times` top editor replaced

In an abrupt move, the New York Times has sacked its first female executive editor Jill Abramson and named paper`s managing editor Dean Baquet in her place, making him the first African-American to hold the post.

Cover story on ISI-Osama ties vanishes in NYT Pakistan edition

The cover page was suppose to carry a lengthy report on `What Pakistan knew about bin Laden`, however readers were greeted with an enormous section of white space.

Beijing security head detained in China graft probe: NYT

China has detained the head of Beijing`s state security bureau as part of a wider investigation into powerful ex-domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, the New York Times said on Saturday.

Powell-Modi meeting a pragmatic necessary step: NYT

As US officials downplayed US ambassador Nancy Powell`s meeting with Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as part of a broader political outreach, an influential daily welcomed it as a "pragmatic step".

China to increase military spending to USD 148 bn: Report

China will significantly increase its defence budget and spend USD 148 billion on its military this year, second only to the US, a surge driven by escalation in tensions with its neighbours over longstanding territorial disputes, according to a media report.

US could have handled Devyani Khobragade affair better: NYT

As India and the US work to ease tensions after a bitter month long diplomatic spat, an influential US daily has suggested that the damage "to India-America relations is unlikely to dissipate soon”.

`The Guardian` blocked in China for unknown reasons

British newspaper "The Guardian" has been blocked in China, but the reasons remained unclear.

Chinese tycoon wants to `rebuild` New York Times

A Chinese tycoon said Monday he is serious about buying the New York Times and wants to work on "rebuilding its credibility and influence" by reforming its award-winning coverage of China.

New York Times, Guardian call for Snowden clemency

The New York Times and Guardian newspapers called on Thursday for US leaker Edward Snowden to be granted clemency for his revelations on US government spying.

US-Afghan talks deadlocked on troop presence post-2014: NYT

Talks between the US and Afghanistan over the future of American military presence in the war-torn country are deadlocked with both sides refusing to budge on Washington`s insistence that its troops retain the right to enter Afghan homes, a media report said here on Monday.

Narendra Modi cannot hope to lead India by inspiring fear: NYT

A leading US daily is of the view that Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi cannot hope to lead India effectively if he "inspires fear and antipathy among" many, particularly Muslims.

Modi cannot lead India effectively: NYT Editorial Board

Narendra Modi, BJP`s prime ministerial candidate, cannot hope to lead India effectively if he inspires "fear" and "antipathy" among many of its people, the New York Times has commented in an unusual move.