Freya the walrus, who charmed crowds in Norway, is killed by authorities
Norwegian authorities said that Freya was a threat to human safety and that moving her was not considered viable.
In Afghanistan, a legacy of U.S. failure endures
One year after the Taliban takeover, there’s plenty of lamentation in Washington over what went wrong. Many Afghans, meanwhile, are only looking ahead with despair.
Ukraine Live Briefing: Shelling near nuclear plant kills worker as world leaders call on Russia to retreat
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russian forces of using the nuclear plant as a shield in a “blackmail operation."
Zofia Posmysz, whose Holocaust story reached opera stage, dies at 98
Her semi-autobiographical novel, “The Passenger,” centered on the reunion of an Auschwitz survivor and her former Nazi guard and inspired a noted opera.
New Afghanistan report an investigative roadmap, if GOP wins the House
The report contains new details about the number of Americans left behind and the paucity of State Department staff to process Afghans trying to flee.
U.S. lawmakers visit Taiwan after Pelosi trip angers China
Five members of Congress, led by Sen. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), will discuss U.S.-Taiwan relations as well as investments such as semiconductors.
At least six explosions hit Crimea air base in nearly an hour
The Post analyzed videos, spoke to witnesses and consulted experts, confirming that at least six explosions rocked the air base in the span of almost an hour.
U.S. citizens among 8 injured in attack in Jerusalem’s Old City
A gunman opened fire on a bus and vehicles by a parking lot near the entrance to the Western Wall, one of Judaism’s holiest sites, according to Israeli police.
Billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, known as ‘India’s Warren Buffett,’ dies at 62
An “investor with a Midas touch” and a passion for “everything Indian,” he went on to create the wide-reaching asset management firm Rare Enterprises.
War? Ordinary life? In Ukraine, it depends on where you call home.
Some parts of the country are suffering the daily brutality of war, while in other places, life feels relatively peaceful.
Ukraine Live Briefing: Shelling near Zaporizhzhia plant; Ukraine strikes last key bridge
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky wants Europe to halt visas for Russians. Fighting near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant raises alarm.
Australian ex-hostage returns to Kabul to ‘celebrate’ Taliban rule
Australian Timothy Weeks said he had returned to Afghanistan to “celebrate” the upcoming one-year anniversary of Taliban rule.
U.S. allies most vulnerable to Russia press for more troops, weapons
About 100,000 U.S. troops are deployed across Europe, with a growing center of gravity in the east. But for those on Russia’s doorstep, it’s not yet enough.
Poland deploys troops as dead fish pile up on river bank in toxic disaster
Poland says the Oder River disaster could have been caused by an intentional dumping of chemicals, although scientists say climate change may have had a role.
Tensions flare between Israel and Hezbollah over disputed gas fields
As negotiators try to resolve a dispute over suddenly lucrative offshore gas reserves, Hezbollah has launched drones and erected new border posts.
In Lukashenko’s dictatorship, enemies are shamed and the West is shunned
Sanctioned as a co-aggressor in the war on Ukraine, the president of Belarus is crushing dissent at home.
Ukraine Live Briefing: U.S. doesn’t know what hit Crimea base, official says
The U.N. chief called for military forces to leave the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant site. The Brave Commander ship is carrying Ukrainian grain to the Horn of Africa.
To save their home, an Indigenous community turns to the skies
An eagle could save an indigenous community who says its way of life is at risk of being overcome by tourism and modernization.
Raging fire destroys forests, displaces thousands in southwest France
Firefighters from several European countries have deployed to France to help battle a raging wildfire that has torn through the country’s southwest.
Baghdad gripped by protests as political rivals vie for power
Supporters of cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and his rival, former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, gathered in Iraq's capital amid an intensifying political stalemate.