Ukraine live briefing: Zelensky warns citizens to brace for more Russian airstrikes

In Brussels Monday, European diplomats will try to move forward with U.S.-backed plans to cap the price of Russian oil after talks last week stalled.

By Rachel Pannett, Jennifer Hassan and Sammy WestfallNovember 28, 2022

China’s rare protests spark demonstrations of solidarity around globe

Vigils in solidarity with Chinese protests after a deadly fire in Urumqi have been held in Hong Kong, Taipei and London, with more planned on U.S. college campuses.

By Theodora Yu and Leo SandsNovember 28, 2022

What you need to know about China’s covid protests

A deadly fire provoked the weekend demonstrations across the country, but protesters’ grievances about China's covid policy run deep.

By Christian ShepherdNovember 28, 2022

Oscar attention puts Pakistan’s transgender community under the spotlight

Acclaimed Pakistani film "Joyland," depicting a taboo romance, was briefly banned at home amid religious criticism.

By Pamela ConstableNovember 28, 2022

American woman lost at sea in Mexico is confirmed dead, university says

Yeon-Su Kim and Corey Allen were reported missing after kayaking near Rocky Point in Mexico’s Sonora state on Thanksgiving. The search for Allen continues.

By Maham JavaidNovember 27, 2022

Rare protests against China’s ‘zero covid’ policy erupt across country

Demonstrations were sparked by accusations that pandemic restrictions had hampered rescuers trying to reach a deadly fire in Xinjiang.

By Lily KuoNovember 27, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Electricity coming back online, Zelensky says; Russians may be fleeing power plant

House Republicans, who will soon hold a slim majority, warned the Biden administration to expect tougher oversight of the $20 billion in military aid to Ukraine

By Nick Parker, Jennifer Hassan and Marisa IatiNovember 27, 2022

Camilla replaces traditional ladies-in-waiting with ‘Queen’s Companions’

Camilla’s new "Queen’s Companions" include long-standing and close friends.

By Sammy WestfallNovember 27, 2022

French man wins right to not be ‘fun’ at work

The man won his wrongful termination case after refusing to take part in social activities he called "humiliating and intrusive."

By Rachel PannettNovember 27, 2022

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei dies ‘suddenly,’ state says

The Foreign Ministry provided no details about Makei's death. He was set to meet his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, this week.

By Bryan PietschNovember 27, 2022

Kim Jong Un’s daughter emerges from secrecy for second time in days

New photos released by North Korean state media show the leader with his young daughter at a missile launch event, fueling speculation over his motivation or possible succession plans.

By Leo SandsNovember 27, 2022

An engineering marvel just saved Venice from a flood. What about when seas rise?

The Washington Post got an up-close look at the $6 billion MOSE barrier system, including a hidden world of underwater tunnels.

By Chico Harlan and Stefano PitrelliNovember 27, 2022

Pressure builds to step up weapons tracking in Ukraine

Legislation would require greater scrutiny of the $20 billion in military aid President Biden has sent Ukraine, and it has bipartisan support.

By Karoun DemirjianNovember 27, 2022
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I drove the Outback Way: 1,700 miles of red dirt and epic encounters

A Washington Post photojournalist looks back on his two weeks traversing Australia's often grueling, constantly surprising Outback Way.

By Michael Robinson ChavezNovember 27, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: European leaders in Kyiv for show of support during famine commemoration

Electricity was restored to much of Ukraine, but 3 million customers remained without electricity, President Volodymyr Zelensky said Saturday

By David L. Stern, Victoria Bisset, Praveena Somasundaram, Katerina Ang and Justine McDanielNovember 26, 2022

Ukrainians remember suffering inflicted by Stalin, Putin 90 years apart

European leaders met with Ukrainians at summit on food insecurity, remembering victims of 1930s starvation.

By David L. Stern and Francesca EbelNovember 26, 2022

U.S. grants Chevron license to pump oil in Venezuela

Under a new Treasury Department license, it will be able to resume pumping oil. The limited license stipulates that any oil produced can only be exported to the United States. No profits from its sale can go to the Venezuelan company but must be used to pay off Venezuelan creditors in the United States.

By Karen DeYoungNovember 26, 2022

Pakistan’s Imran Khan pulls his party out of legislatures, vows to press peacefully for new elections

The rally in Rawalpindi city, 14 miles from the capital, was the culmination of Khan’s “long march” for “real freedom.”

By Pamela ConstableNovember 26, 2022

Deadly Xinjiang fire stokes discontent over China’s covid restrictions

Videos show firetrucks parked at a distance from the blaze in Urumqi, leading to questions about whether China's coronavirus restrictions worsened the tragedy.

By Christian Shepherd and Lily KuoNovember 26, 2022

Fitting the World Cup into tiny Qatar

Qatar is the smallest country ever to hold the tournament, dwarfed by prior hosts Russia and Brazil, and a future host: the entire continent of North America.

By Ruby Mellen, Jason Aldag, Lindsey Sitz, Ross Godwin and Lauren TierneyNovember 26, 2022