Despite differences, Biden administration stresses trans-Atlantic unity on Ukraine
Blinken said in Berlin that if sanctions prove necessary there will be a division of labor, but everything will be ‘complementary, mutually reinforcing and closely coordinated.’
Russia’s military is again on the move, adding pressure on Ukraine as invasion fears grow
One expert described the scale of Russian troops moving into Belarus as “massive” and “unprecedented.”
Gaspard Ulliel, French actor slated to appear in ‘Moon Knight,’ dies at 37
He was known for film roles as the young Hannibal Lecter and fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent.
From barricaded playgrounds to crowded beaches: Life with omicron around the world
The omicron variant is eliciting different government measures. Post reporters in Japan, India, Brazil, Senegal, Israel, France, Hong Kong, South Africa, and the UK share how the countries they cover are responding.
Hardy Kruger, actor in international adventure films, dies at 93
He also showed understated skill in tender dramas such as the Oscar-winning “Sundays and Cybèle.”
What you need to know about the Tonga volcano and the Pacific’s ‘Ring of Fire’
The weekend's eruption and tsunami may have just been a warm-up, volcanologists say.
German investigation accuses Benedict XVI of ‘wrongdoing’ in handling of abuse cases while archbishop of Munich
Then Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger during his tenure in Munich from 1977 to 1982, in one case knowingly accepted a priest into his archdiocese after the cleric had been convicted of sexual abuse.
Federal prosecutors seek dismissal of grant fraud charges against MIT professor
Collapse of case against Gang Chen is another blow for Justice Department’s controversial China Initiative.
What to know about ‘Havana syndrome,’ the mysterious illness affecting U.S. officials around the world
Symptoms linked to Havana syndrome have now affected about 200 U.S personnel in multiple countries.
At least 29 killed as armed gang sparks stampede at church gathering in Liberia
The stampede in New Kru Town, a suburb of Monrovia, killed 11 children and a pregnant woman, authorities say.
Explorers discover ‘unrivaled’ reef of rose-shaped corals that could hold lessons for warming oceans
The unusually deep coral reef has escaped the climate change damage hitting shallower reefs worldwide.
Paris unveils ‘manifesto for beauty’ after social media campaign calls out City of Light’s trash problem
The hashtag #SaccageParis, or #TrashyParis, has become an outlet for Parisians to complain about eyesores in the city and left-wing mayor Anne Hidalgo.
Dutch artists protest covid lockdown of cultural venues by hosting haircuts at shut-down museums
Beauty salons and fitness centers have been reopened after a strict lockdown to contain the omicron variant, but cultural institutions can't resume operations yet.
Czech singer Hanka Horká dies after intentionally getting infected by the coronavirus
Hanka Horká, who found fame as part of the group Asonance, was reportedly unvaccinated and had been seeking a recovery pass that opened access to spaces largely limited to immunized people.
In parched Beijing, claims of a ‘green’ Olympics may not hold water
China has provided scant evidence to back grand promises of sustainability, at odds with the country’s severe environmental challenges.
Hong Kong hamster massacre: Residents resist ‘zero covid’ city’s pet project
An underground operation is emerging to save abandoned hamsters, with foster carers concealing the animals from authorities intent on destroying them.
Aid arrives in Tonga after ash-strewn airport runway is cleared with ‘human power’
Humanitarian aid began to reach the Pacific nation after residents swept volcanic ash off the main airport by hand.
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The United States finally has free rapid tests and N95 masks — well behind many other countries
Vaccines arrived via "Operation Warp Speed," but the country moved at a snail's pace on masks and tests.
Rights groups push Facebook to release India human rights assessment
The growing calls to release the report come as a heated state election season gets underway in India and amid a spate of recent calls for violence against Muslims by Hindu nationalists.
Blinken says U.S. will stand with Ukraine if Russia attacks
The secretary of state said in Kyiv that an incursion would challenge global principles of national sovereignty and territorial integrity.