Russia-Ukraine war live updates: ‘Scorched earth’ tactics in eastern city; soldier’s war crimes verdict due
President Volodymyr Zelensky will address the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as Severodonetsk becomes a focal point in the war.
Why Severodonetsk in eastern Ukraine is key to Russia’s war
Ukraine says Russia is using "scorched earth" tactics in Severodonetsk after its seizure of the port city of Mariupol.
Fire engulfs Philippine ferry carrying over 100 people, killing 7
The ferry caught fire in the early hours of the morning, but authorities have not determined a cause beyond saying it started in the engine room.
Biden takes aggressive posture toward China on Asia trip
President Biden said the United States would defend Taiwan militarily if it came under attack by China, despite the U.S. policy of “strategic ambiguity.”
Biden says quarantines for monkeypox aren’t needed in U.S.
Belgium imposed a 21-day quarantine to fight monkeypox, but President Biden said the U.S. had enough vaccine doses to handle flare-ups of the disease.
‘Russia House’ in Davos becomes war crimes exhibit ahead of Zelensky address
Ahead of the World Economic Forum, a Ukrainian group transformed the former gathering space for Russian business and government leaders, who were not invited.
In shadow of war, there’s no ‘business as usual’ in Davos
The guiding theme of this year’s gathering focuses squarely on how governments and businesses can grapple with “history at a turning point.”
Global health talks clouded by conspiracy theories about pandemic treaty
The unfounded theory accuses the World Health Organization of conspiring to take power from national governments.
A grasp at diplomacy as fighting grinds on in Ukraine
The invasion by Russia continues to exact a toll on Ukraine, particularly in the eastern Donbas and Luhansk regions where Russian troops are concentrated.
Ahead of Biden visit, Israel launches biggest eviction of Palestinians in decades
Rights advocates say the mass expulsion, if completed, would be the largest since the aftermath of the 1967 war.
Ukrainian leaders warn of dire situation in key eastern city of Severodonetsk
Severodonetsk looks set to be the war’s next major battlefield as Russia apparently deploys BMP-T “Terminator” tank support vehicles.
Deadly thunderstorm complex cuts power to nearly a million in Canada
At least 5 people died as a probable “derecho” swept through Ontario and Quebec.
Russia bans 963 Americans, including Biden and Harris — but not Trump
The Russian Foreign Ministry's publication of a list of banned Americans is a largely symbolic move in response to U.S. support for Ukraine and historic sanctions on Russia.
Who is Anthony Albanese, the new Australian prime minister?
At a summit in Tokyo on Tuesday, the new Australian prime minister will meet an American president who in many ways is his mirror image.
Ukraine’s first lady details war’s toll on the Zelensky family
In a rare joint television interview, Ukraine’s first lady said: "Nobody takes my husband away from me, not even the war."
Biden visit tests new South Korean president, a foreign policy novice
Yoon Suk-yeol’s first leadership test: Forging a relationship with President Biden, the leader of his country’s most powerful ally.
Inside the collapse of the Rajapaksa dynasty in Sri Lanka
How two powerful brothers fell out and took their country down with them.
Russia tries to rebound in Ukraine as prospects for victory fade
After the deaths of thousands of Russian soldiers and an avalanche of failures since the invasion of Ukraine began, President Vladimir Putin has narrowed his objectives in a campaign increasingly viewed as unsustainable, unrealistic — and likely unwinnable.