China eases one-child policy for first time in decades

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
November 15, 2013

China announces major reforms, Syria peace talks may favor Assad’s rule, and Philippines death toll rises as Aquino fights for his reputation. Today is Friday, November 15, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Russian militants fight in Syria, raise fears back home

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
November 14, 2013

Moscow fears return of militants from Syria, Bangladeshi workers get a raise but protests go on, and Philippines president blasted over typhoon reaction. Today is Thursday, November 14, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Ayatollah Khamenei’s vast funds

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
November 13, 2013

Iranian officials manipulate laws to maintain Ayatollah’s assets, China’s plenary communique fails to impress market, and looting starts as victims struggle to survive in typhoon-torn Philippines. Today is Wednesday, November 13, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Ayatollah’s assets protected him from sanctions squeeze

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
November 12, 2013

Khamenei’s corporation eased sanctions strain, Iran blames nuclear impasse on Western leaders, and China’s meager Philippines aid could further harm ties with Southeast Asia. Today is Tuesday, November 12, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Typhoon leaves an estimated 10,000 dead, and survivors begging for help

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
November 11, 2013

Super typhoon survivors seek aid, Khamenei’s economic power comes from property seizures, and Fukushima residents face the prospect of never going home. Today is Monday, November 11, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Typhoon Haiyan: The strongest ever?

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
November 8, 2013

Super typhoon Haiyan slams into the Philippines, Snowden asked unwitting co-workers for passwords to access secret documents, and Syria to miss chemical disarmament deadline. Today is Friday, November 8, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Xi Jinping’s power cuts

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
November 7, 2013

Xi’s inability to close labor camps indicates limits to his political clout, Russia scales back its economic growth prediction, and world powers meet with Iran to discuss its nuclear program. Today is Thursday, November 7, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Libyan wheat importers face uncertainty

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
November 6, 2013

Chaos in Libya threatens wheat imports, Assad gunmen steal from Damascus residents, and Toronto mayor admits to using crack cocaine. Today is Wednesday, November 6, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Syria destroys chemical weapons facilities on schedule

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 31, 2013

Syria meets its first disarmament deadline, Putin cracks down on Salafists ahead of Winter Olympics, and Maduro mulls Venezuela’s motorcycle problem. Today is spooky Thursday, October 31, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Syria peace talks set to stall again

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
October 30, 2013

Sources say “Geneva 2” Syria peace talks are likely to be postponed, French hostages return home, and Russia denies spying on G20 delegates. Today is Wednesday, October 30, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.