Ukraine live briefing: Zelensky hints at an early ‘result’ in Ukraine counteroffensive
Ukraine, armed with Western weapons, is stepping up its bid to retake land. “Bakhmut — well done. Step by step,” President Volodymyr Zelensky said.By Andrew Jeong and Victoria Bisset
India’s girl wrestlers watch in dismay as their heroes are crushed by police
The treatment of India's top female wrestlers protesting sexual harassment is discouraging to the girls pursuing the sport.By Karishma Mehrotra and Anant Gupta
A Russia-Ukraine timeline: Key moments, from attack on Kyiv to counteroffensive
Here are some of the pivotal events in the course of the conflict, leading up to Ukraine's counterattack.By Sammy Westfall
Sudan’s rapid decline into war evokes Somalia’s catastrophic collapse
Regional analysts warn of ominous parallels between Sudan and Somalia of 30 years ago.By Katharine Houreld and Hafiz Haroun
The potent U.S. arsenal for Ukraine’s counteroffensive
The U.S. and Western allies have laid out a deliberate approach to arming Ukraine, focusing on systems that complement one another on the battlefield.By Alex Horton and Samuel Granados
Ukraine launches counteroffensive against Russia
Ukraine's military advanced on Russian positions in the southern Zaporizhzhia region, kicking off a long-anticipated counterattack to reclaim occupied territory from Russia.By Samantha Schmidt, Adela Suliman, Leo Sands, Rachel Pannett, Claire Parker, Sarah Dadouch, Isobel Koshiw and Ben Brasch
Ukrainian military begins counteroffensive to oust Russian occupiers
Ukrainian soldiers, including specialized attack units armed with Western weapons and trained in NATO tactics, advanced on Russian positions in Zaporizhzhia.By Samantha Schmidt
Texas to install floating barriers in Rio Grande to block migrants
Texas Gov. Abbott announced plans to install floating barriers in the middle of the Rio Grande to block migrants from reaching the U.S. side of the river.By Nick Miroff
Saudi crown prince threatened ‘major’ economic pain on U.S. amid oil feud
THE DISCORD LEAKS | Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman threatened to upend U.S.-Saudi relations amid a dispute over oil cuts last year, leaked intelligence shows.By John Hudson
Four toddlers, two adults injured in French playground knife attack
Police said the suspect, who was arrested at the scene, is a 32-year-old Syrian national, whom they identified by the first name Abdalmasih.By Annabelle Timsit, Loveday Morris and Beatriz Ríos
USAID cuts food aid supporting millions of Ethiopians amid charges of massive government theft
Ethiopian officials have been diverting aid from the needy to feed soldiers and selling it on the open market for reexport, according to an investigation by the U.S. Agency for International Development that was summarized to The Post.By Katharine Houreld
Air quality hits hazardous levels Wednesday from Canadian wildfire smoke
Toxic haze from wildfires ravaging Canada has blown into major urban areas. New York, Detroit and Toronto were among the 10 cities with the world's worst air quality.By Andrew Jeong, Victoria Bisset, Justine McDaniel and Dan Rosenzweig-Ziff
The smoke will fade in the U.S. But cities across the globe aren’t so lucky.
The burning of fossil fuels and wildfires exacerbated by climate change have created what some experts describe as the biggest danger to global public health.By Claire Parker, Christian Shepherd and Gabriela Martinez
Ukraine’s counteroffensive is underway. Here’s what’s at stake.
While Russia has gained little territory since the fall, it has had time to fortify.By Ruby Mellen and Samuel Granados
Satellite images show the devastation from the Kakhovka dam collapse
The damage from the dam collapse in Ukraine can be seen from the sky.By Samuel Granados, Ruby Mellen and Júlia Ledur
What to know about the Canadian wildfires causing poor air quality in the U.S.
The Canada forest wildfires are not yet under control. Smoke and haze have prompted alerts from New York to Minnesota.By Amanda Coletta, Victoria Bisset and Annabelle Timsit
In scramble for EV metals, health threat to workers often goes unaddressed
South Africa is the world’s largest producer of manganese, but the EV industry has done little to protect miners from the neurological hazards of the mineral.By Rachel Chason and Ilan Godfrey
Being a combat officer in Hebron damaged him. Protesting Netanyahu helps him heal.
After guarding settlers in Hebron, he left the military with a severe case of PTSD. Now he is healing himself and, he hopes, his country through protests.By Steve Hendrix
They were flying to the U.S. Then they spent 40 hours stranded in Russia.
Air India Flight 173, from New Delhi to San Francisco, made an emergency landing in a remote city, where passengers slept in a school gymnasium.By Kelsey Ables
Hong Kong prisons work to compel loyalty to China among young activists
Former activists in Hong Kong’s 2019 fight for greater democratic freedoms are now the latest subjects in China’s decades-long experiment in political control.By Shibani Mahtani