Russia-Ukraine live updates: At NATO summit, Biden announces increased U.S. military presence in Europe
President Biden will meet with Turkish President Erdogan after Turkey agreed to stop blocking the NATO bids of Sweden and Finland.
Brutal killing in India stirs fears of escalating religious violence
The grisly murder of the Hindu tailor in Udaipur sent shockwaves through a country already struggling to contain religious tensions.
Potential tropical storm could douse northern South America and Aruba
A second tropical rainstorm could bring localized flooding to southeast Texas this weekend
Wives of Russian soldiers plead for their return from war
The women recorded an extraordinary video appeal to local authorities to bring their men home alive.
Pelosi receives Communion at Vatican after earlier U.S. bishop refusal
Pope Francis has said that the decision on granting Communion to politicians who support abortion rights, as Pelosi does, should be made from a pastoral point of view, not a political one.
Putin’s ‘toxic masculinity’ to blame for Ukraine war, Boris Johnson says
“If Putin was a woman … I really don’t think he would’ve embarked on a crazy, macho war of invasion,” the British prime minister told German broadcaster ZDF.
Fossils in South African cave reignite debate on origins of humankind
The study of Australopithecus fossils from the Sterkfontein Caves found that hominins in South Africa existed around the same time as others in East Africa.
Slain journalist’s brother seeks U.S. help holding Israel to account
President Biden will visit Israel on July 14, and Shireen Abu Akleh's brother said he hopes the issue will be addressed in talks with the Israeli government.
On China-Russia border, new bonds are forged against U.S. over Ukraine
Relations between the giant neighbors haven't always been easy. But locals in northeast China have no doubt over whose team they're on when it comes to Ukraine.
25 years of China’s slow takeover of Hong Kong in pictures
At the handover, the leaders of China and Britain promised that Hong Kong self-governance, Beijing has since tightened its grip on the once semiautonomous city.
More than 100 animals found in luggage at Thai airport; 2 women arrested
Porcupines, turtles and lizards were among the wildlife discovered after an X-ray scan at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok.
Turkey drops opposition to Finland, Sweden joining NATO
The U.N. Security Council will discuss the deadly attack on a mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, during a meeting Tuesday.
Near Kherson, Ukrainians regain territory in major counteroffensive
With Russian forces focused mainly in the east, Ukraine is retaking occupied towns in the south.
A grisly tragedy shows there are no ‘open borders’ for migrants
For the Republican establishment, let alone its more extremist wing, any discussion of more humane policies at the border or the inefficacy and waste of spending billions of dollars on things like a wall is tantamount to an “open borders mentality.”
Turkey drops opposition to Finland and Sweden joining NATO
The NATO summit follows a meeting of the Group of Seven leaders, who pledged to stand by Ukraine but stopped short of imposing new energy sanctions on Russia.
Zelensky calls on world leaders to punish Russia after deadly mall strike
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky increased calls on Tuesday for Washington to designate Moscow a state sponsor of terrorism.
Biden, Macron, Scholz, Johnson: Allies abroad, struggling at home
The four leaders seeking to forge a powerful alliance against Russia--Biden, Macron, Scholz and Johnson--each face serious political weaknesses at home.
Colombia truth panel calls for move toward ‘legal regulation’ of drugs
The truth commission, appointed as part of the 2016 peace deal between the government and rebel groups, recommended authorities stop focusing on prohibiting illicit drugs.
Scotland’s leader seeks new independence vote in October 2023
Nicola Sturgeon hopes to move forward on another referendum, bypassing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson if he refuses.
Ex-Nazi guard convicted of over 3,500 counts of accessory to murder
The former concentration camp guard was sentenced to five years in prison by a German court.