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Mar 23, 2013

NYT | Global Update March 23, 2013: China's Leader Argues for Cooperation With Russia

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
March 23, 2013
Compiled 20:30 GMT

Global Update

TOP NEWS

China's Leader Argues for Cooperation With Russia

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN and CHRIS BUCKLEY
President Xi Jinping of China suggested that the two countries could find common ground as they each seek to claim a place as a respected great power.

Russian Oligarch and Sharp Critic of Putin Dies in Britain

By DAVID M. HERSZENHORN
Once a close ally of Boris N. Yeltsin who helped install Vladimir V. Putin as president, Boris A. Berezovsky later exiled himself to Britain after a bitter falling-out with the Kremlin.

Cyprus Makes Fitful Progress Toward a Deal on Bailing Out Its Banks

By LIZ ALDERMAN and JAMES KANTER
After passing a portion of a revamped bailout agreement, the Cypriot Parliament was still considering the rest of the package as it faced a Monday deadline to avoid a banking collapse.
World

Slide Show: Colón Struggles as Rest of Panama Races Ahead

Wedged between a busy port and a handsome cruise ship terminal, Colón is a crowded, cacophonous city of 220,000, with street after street of faded colonial facades.
Opinion

Editorial | Sunday Observer

In India, Women's Issues Are Finally Out Front

By VIKAS BAJAJ
The rape and murder of a young woman in New Delhi last year may have been a tipping point in a long struggle.
WORLD

A Once-Vibrant City Struggles as Panama Races Ahead on a Wave of Prosperity

By RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD
While Panama rides a 9 percent growth rate, joblessness and squalor in Colón, whose black residents say they face racism, appears to only increase.

Behind Image of Seamless Transition, Vatican Navigates Uncharted Waters

By ELISABETTA POVOLEDO
Virtually every day highlights the strangeness of the Vatican's circumstances and brings new debate about what the relationship between the two pontiffs will be.
News Analysis

Obama Shows Talent for Arm-Twisting, and Raises Hopes on Peace Effort

By MARK LANDLER
After helping heal a rift between Israel and Turkey, analysts wonder whether President Obama will bring the same doggedness and personal involvement to pursuing peace between Israelis and Palestinians.
BUSINESS

Wealthy Russians Ensnared as Cyprus Crisis Deepens

By ANDREW E. KRAMER
About 25 percent of Russian foreign direct investment moves through Cyprus, according to an estimate, often in a way meant to lubricate Russia's economy.
Hindsight

There's a Reason for Deposit Insurance

By ROGER LOWENSTEIN
The bank turmoil in Cyprus, and previous financial crises elsewhere, are reminders that depositors are also bank creditors, and remain vulnerable.
DealBook

Blackstone Is Said to Make a Preliminary Bid for Dell

By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED and ANDREW ROSS SORKIN
The Blackstone Group has reportedly sent a proposal to Dell Inc., signaling that the firm may make a formal bid to compete with one from Michael S. Dell and the private equity firm Silver Lake.
TECHNOLOGY

Digitally Aided Education, Using the Students' Own Electronic Gear

By MATT RICHTEL
In a growing trend, school districts pressed for money are allowing students to bring their phones, laptop computers or tablets to be used in the classroom.

Finding Their Next Facebook

By JESSE McKINLEY
The Winklevoss brothers have moved on from their battle with Mark Zuckerberg and are more active than ever.
Technology

Plug and Play for Internet Connections

By JOHN R. QUAIN
The Audiovox Car Connection kit, which went on sale at the end of last year, tracks the car and monitors the driver.
SPORTS

In Havana, Remembering a Minor League Championship

By BEN STRAUSS
For more than six seasons in prerevolutionary Cuba, the Sugar Kings were the Reds' Class AAA affiliate in Havana.
Sports of The Times

In Crucial Game With Costa Rica, Snow Is Friendly

By GEORGE VECSEY
Friday's match between the United States and Costa Rica will be remembered for the snow, but it belonged to DaMarcus Beasley - and the coach who put him out there.
30 Seconds

In IndyCar, Racing in the Streets

By THE NEW YORK TIMES
The drivers Dario Franchitti and Charlie Kimball talked recently to Times reporters and editors about their hobbies, IndyCar's movie moment and the perfect street course.
U.S. NEWS

Sequestration's Effects Felt at Nation's Air Shows

By JOHN SCHWARTZ
Attractions like the Navy and Marine Corps' Blue Angels and the Air Force's Thunderbirds draw crowds to air shows around the nation, but they will soon be grounded by budget cuts.

Los Angeles Mayor Is Leaving Without Car, Job or Regrets

By ADAM NAGOURNEY
Antonio R. Villaraigosa faces life as a private citizen in Los Angeles after eight years in office, but he is not ruling out more public service.

Tower at O'Hare May Be a Victim of Federal Cuts

By MATTHEW L. WALD
The Federal Aviation Administration said it would close 149 control towers at smaller airports, but even an O'Hare International Airport tower in Chicago could be affected.
OPINION
Op-Ed Contributor

Where Citizenship Went to Die

By PETINA GAPPAH
A new Constitution resolves who gets to be a Zimbabwean.
Op-Ed Columnist

Saving Children From Guns

By JOE NOCERA
If we can insist that aspirin bottles be childproof, why not guns?
Op-Ed Columnist

The G.O.P.'s Bachmann Problem

By CHARLES M. BLOW
The Republican Party is experiencing an existential crisis, born of its own misguided incongruity with modern American culture.