Latest from Siobhán O'Grady

Algeria holds first Parliament election since protest wave in 2019. But many stayed away.

The vote reflected dismay over the slow pace of reforms since longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika was ousted in 2019.
  • Jun 12, 2021

Who is Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin critic who has fallen ill in a Russian penal colony?

Days after he ended a hunger strike, a Russian court ordered Navalny's organization to suspend activities while it considered a proposed ban.
  • Apr 27, 2021

Indonesian submarine missing with 53 aboard will run out of oxygen by Saturday, authorities say

Indonesia has asked Australia, Singapore and India for assistance.
  • Apr 22, 2021

Verdict heard around the world: Global reactions to the George Floyd case

Floyd's death sparked outrage in many countries, forcing governments globally to confront their own race issues.
  • Apr 21, 2021

New global coronavirus cases nearly double in two months

Around the world, “covid-19 cases and deaths are continuing to increase at worrying rates," WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a briefing Friday.
  • Apr 16, 2021

Why the royals aren’t wearing military uniforms to Philip’s funeral

The question of who would wear what posed an awkward dilemma for the British royal family, which is trying to smooth over several public crises at once.
  • Apr 16, 2021

What we know about the Natanz nuclear site attack

Iranian officials blamed Israel for a power outage at a key nuclear facility Sunday.
  • Apr 14, 2021

What to know about U.S. forces in Afghanistan as withdrawal looms

President Biden plans to withdraw all remaining U.S. troops from the country by the 20th anniversary of the attacks, on Sept. 11 this year.
  • Apr 14, 2021

Australia opts to not purchase Johnson & Johnson vaccine, citing clot concerns

The decision comes amid concerns over rare clots potentially linked to viral vector vaccines.
  • Apr 13, 2021

Inside the 144-hour scramble to free the giant ship stuck in the Suez Canal

The massive operation to dislodge the Ever Given and save global trade hinged on super-tugs, dredgers and prayers for a high tide.
  • Mar 31, 2021