Angry Haitian police attack PM’s home, international airport

Police in the beleaguered Caribbean nation are protesting the killings of more than a dozen officers this month.

By Widlore Mérancourt and Claire ParkerJanuary 26, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Deadly Russian strikes hit Ukraine; U.S. names Wagner Group a ‘transnational criminal’ entity

Ukrainian officials welcomed the news that the United States, Germany and other allies will send M1 Abrams and Leopard 2 tanks, and they called for fighter aircraft.

By David L. Stern, Niha Masih, Adela Suliman and Adam TaylorJanuary 26, 2023

Winter temperatures in Afghanistan plunge to deadly low

Afghanistan's coldest winter in more than a decade has killed at least 162 people in about two weeks, officials said.

By Sammy WestfallJanuary 26, 2023

What is the Wagner Group, the Russian mercenary outfit in Ukraine?

The United States estimates the Wagner Group has about 50,000 fighters in Ukraine.

By Miriam Berger and Adam TaylorJanuary 26, 2023

9 killed in Israeli raid, Palestinians say, in one of deadliest West Bank incidents in years

The Palestinian Health Ministry says nine people were killed, including an elderly woman, in a raid on the Jenin refugee camp. Israel says it targeted "terrorists."

By Sufian Taha, Victoria Bisset and Miriam BergerJanuary 26, 2023

They depend on Machu Picchu to survive. They shut it down anyway.

The town that relies on the tourist site has declared a “total strike.”

By Samantha SchmidtJanuary 26, 2023

Scenes from a deadly raid in the West Bank

Photos and videos show the deadly raid as it unfolded and its aftermath.

By Ruby MellenJanuary 26, 2023

In home of Kalashnikov, Russians fight plan to turn mall into drone factory

Criticism of the war in Ukraine is quickly stifled, and residents are quick to say they support drone production by Aeroscan, just not in their backyard.

By Robyn DixonJanuary 26, 2023

200 asylum-seeking children missing from U.K. care, sparking outrage

British officials said most of the children under government care missing from hotels are of Albanian origin and that the Home Office did not know of “cases of kidnap.”

By Ellen FrancisJanuary 26, 2023

UNESCO adds Ukraine’s ‘pearl of the Black Sea’ to World Heritage list

The decision puts a spotlight on how Ukrainians are mourning not just the loss of life but also the loss of cultural heritage across their country.

By Rick NoackJanuary 26, 2023

North Koreans, already struggling, now contend with cold snap, covid

Extreme cold has swept across northeastern Asia. But unlike in Japan, China or South Korea, many North Koreans don't have central heating — or even electricity.

By Min Joo KimJanuary 26, 2023

Rome’s starlings create a stunning spectacle — and a huge mess

The birds are by turns mesmerizing and maddening.

By Chico Harlan and Stefano PitrelliJanuary 26, 2023

Lebanese MPs camp out in parliament to protest ‘ridiculous’ power vacuum

After Lebanon’s 11th unsuccessful session to elect a president last week, two independent lawmakers launched a sit-in to spur their colleagues to action.

By Sarah DadouchJanuary 26, 2023

Ukrainian journalists are uncovering Ukrainian corruption

A string of resignations and dismissals from the government of President Volodymyr Zelensky can be linked back to anti-corruption investigations.

By Adam TaylorJanuary 26, 2023

Ukraine live briefing: Germany, U.S. to send battle tanks; Ukraine confirms Soledar withdrawal

Germany will send Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, said Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Ukraine's military says it has withdrawn from the eastern town of Soledar.

By Adela Suliman, Rachel Pannett, Loveday Morris, David L. Stern, Claire Parker, Erin Cunningham and Kyle RempferJanuary 25, 2023

U.S. will supply M1 tanks to Ukraine; Germany approves Leopards

The decisions end months of debate among Western allies and pave the way for a major shift in the balance of power on the Ukrainian battlefield.

By Karen DeYoung, Loveday Morris, Emily Rauhala and Dan LamotheJanuary 25, 2023

Clean-energy push puts abandoned Philippine nuclear plant back in spotlight

President Marcos looks to his father’s nuclear project, once dogged by scandal and safety concerns, as a solution to fossil-fuel challenges.

By Rebecca Tan and Jhesset O. EnanoJanuary 25, 2023

At the heart of Iran’s crackdown, a small group of judges sentences protesters to hang

Judges connected to Iran’s clerical leaders and security services are meting out long prison terms and death sentences, in an effort to stamp out protests.

By Miriam BergerJanuary 25, 2023

What to know about M1 Abrams tanks and why they matter to Ukraine

Washington is expected to announce plans to deliver M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, and Germany said it will send some of its Leopard 2 tanks to the battlefield.

By Ellen Francis and Claire ParkerJanuary 25, 2023

Pope criticizes anti-gay laws, says ‘being homosexual is not a crime’

The pope maintained that gay acts are a sin, but told the Associated Press that the Catholic Church must work to end "unjust" anti-gay laws around the world.

By Victoria Bisset and Chico HarlanJanuary 25, 2023