Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Zelensky pushes U.S. to label Russia a terrorism sponsor after strike on Ukrainian mall

The U.N. Security Council will discuss the deadly attack on a mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, during a meeting on Tuesday.

By Amy Cheng and Andrew JeongJune 28, 2022

Chlorine gas leak at port in Jordan kills at least 13, injures hundreds

A tank was dropped by a crane at the port of Aqaba, sending plumes of toxic yellow gas into the air.

By Rachel PannettJune 28, 2022

Biden heads to NATO summit on support for Ukraine, alliance strategy

The meeting comes a day after NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg announced that alliance forces kept at a high readiness level will increase sharply.

By Emily Rauhala and Loveday MorrisJune 28, 2022

Rural rhythms upended by war on the road to Ukraine’s front lines

A country lane lined with farming villages is now a key supply route attacked constantly by Russian shelling.

By Steve Hendrix and Serhii KorolchukJune 28, 2022

Burials, exhumations, outrage: A day in the endless Philippine drug war

A look at 24 hours in the Philippines drug war as the country prepares for a new president but expects little change.

By Michael E. Miller and Regine CabatoJune 28, 2022

At crucial summits, the West squeezes Russia

G-7 nations are pursuing the implementation of a price cap on Russian oil and NATO member states are slated to announce they will boost the number of forces kept at a high readiness level.

By Ishaan TharoorJune 28, 2022

Leonardo Del Vecchio, Italian titan of eyewear, dies at 87

Raised in an orphanage, he went on to amass a multibillion-dollar fortune as founder of Luxottica, one of the largest manufacturers of eyeglasses in the world.

By Emily LangerJune 27, 2022

At least 15 dead after Russian strike on shopping mall, Ukraine says

“The number of victims is impossible to imagine,” President Volodymyr Zelensky wrote.

By Adam Taylor, David L. Stern, Dan Lamothe and Isabelle KhurshudyanJune 27, 2022

Russian strike hits crowded mall, Zelensky says, amid push for aid at G-7

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky requested modern antiaircraft systems and more powerful arms to launch counterattacks.

By Ashley Parker, Matt Viser, Loveday Morris, Annabelle Timsit, Bryan Pietsch, Rachel Pannett, Jennifer Hassan, Adam Taylor and Reis ThebaultJune 27, 2022

Exports to Russia from China plummet, study shows

A new study suggests that sanctions have hurt Russia's international trade, even with countries not directly affected by them. But Russia's economy still seems to be functioning.

By Jeanne WhalenJune 27, 2022

NATO to boost high-readiness forces in ‘biggest overhaul’ since Cold War

Transforming the quick-response force is one way the alliance led by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is responding to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

By Emily Rauhala and Annabelle TimsitJune 27, 2022

At summit, Biden and other leaders cast about for ways to help Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded for more help from the Group of Seven leaders.

By Ashley Parker, Matt Viser and Loveday MorrisJune 27, 2022

Large parts of northeastern India still underwater after record rains

With record rains in a short span of time, towns like Silchar in Assam have emerged as the new hot spots in the crisis.

By Niha Masih and Sadiq NaqviJune 27, 2022

Where have Ukrainian refugees gone?

Countries that had limited numbers of refugees from Syria and other countries in 2015 and 2016 have been far more welcoming to Ukrainians in the last four months.

By Emily Rauhala, Júlia Ledur and Quentin ArièsJune 27, 2022

Survivor describes South Africa nightclub disaster: ‘I can’t breathe’

The youngest victim at the Enyobeni Tavern in the city of East London was 13, police said.

By Ryan Lenora Brown and Jennifer HassanJune 27, 2022

Russia defaults on foreign debt for first time since 1918: What to know

Western sanctions punishing Moscow for invading Ukraine have restricted its ability to pay overseas creditors.

By Rachel Pannett and Julian DuplainJune 27, 2022

Photos found near bombed-out Kyiv apartment tell a family’s story

We spent more than three months searching for the people in the photos. Then, finally, a clue.

By Siobhán O'Grady and Kostiantyn KhudovJune 27, 2022

The Supreme Court turns the U.S. into a cautionary tale

On reproductive rights, the United States is now moving against the tide.

By Ishaan TharoorJune 27, 2022

Bullfight stands collapse, causing deaths and scores of injuries

Video captures the moment when several tiers of the makeshift stands in El Espinal, Colombia, pitch forward into the bullring, trapping hundreds of spectators.

By Diana DuránJune 26, 2022

Russian missiles hit Kyiv, shattering the capital’s relative calm

The Sunday blasts hit a kindergarten playground and residential building in Kyiv, killing at least one — as Group of Seven nations leaders met in Germany for a summit.

By Siobhán O'Grady and Sammy WestfallJune 26, 2022