Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Ukraine ends Mariupol fight; some Azovstal troops taken to Russian-held areas
Sweden signed the country’s application to join NATO. Putin downplayed the threat. Explosions in Lviv.
Hezbollah loses majority in Lebanon’s parliamentary elections
Lebanon is in the midst of a crippling economic crisis, and more than a dozen independent candidates won seats.
Inside the global hunt for a culprit in mysterious hepatitis cases
More than 450 cases described as ’extremely unusual because these are healthy children,’ mostly under 5.
In Australia’s quiet climate election, independents could make noise
Natural disasters have pushed concern in Australia about climate change to an all-time high. Yet as the country heads toward a federal election, neither major party is talking much about it.
Ukraine ends bloody battle for Mariupol, evacuates Azovstal fighters
Hundreds of Mariupol's Azovstal steel plant fighters were evacuated to Russian-held territory after Kyiv struck a cease-fire agreement with Moscow.
Why Turkey dissents on Finland and Sweden joining NATO and why it matters
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey is not “favorable” toward Finland and Sweden joining NATO, but he has not ruled it out.
The Orbanization of America: The U.S. right walks in Hungary’s path
To right-wingers in the United States, steeped in anti-liberal grievance, Hungary offers a glimpse of culture war victory and a template for action at home.
Evacuation of Ukrainian soldiers underway at Mariupol steel plant
Even as Russia secured a victory in Mariupol, it suffered another setback on the global stage, as Sweden ended 200 years of military nonalignment to join Finland in applying for NATO membership.
McDonald’s seeks to sell Russian business that is ‘no longer tenable’
French automaker Renault also announced the sale of its Russian assets for 1 ruble amid the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Charles and Camilla visit Canada amid residential schools reckoning
The tour is to “highlight an emphasis on learning from Indigenous peoples." Other royals traveling this year have faced demands for apologies and reparations.
Russia boycott: A list of global campaigns that are underway in support of Ukraine
From vodka to soccer, retailers and international sporting bodies have announced boycotts of Russian goods and benched Russian teams in a symbolic global movement designed to show solidarity with Ukraine.
Teresa Berganza, celebrated Spanish opera star, dies at 89
The mezzo-soprano was known for her roles in works by Mozart and Rossini.
Élisabeth Borne appointed as next prime minister of France
The outgoing labor minister is the second woman in history to hold the post.
Pope Francis canonizes Indian man who struggled against caste
The announcement is significant for India’s 28 million Christians, many of whom hail from lower castes.
Russian oligarchs loved luxe Sardinia. Now they’re frozen out of paradise.
At least eight villas spread out across 10 miles have been frozen by the Italian government.
How countries around the world have responded to mass shootings
A shooting in Buffalo on Saturday left 10 people dead. Here's how other countries have responded to such massacres.