Russia-Ukraine war live updates: 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.
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.
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.
‘Stocky’ Edwards, Canadian flying ace in World War II, dies at 100
He was heralded his nation’s “top gun” over the North African desert in 1942 and 1943.
S. Korean president appears uneasy when pressed on gender inequality
The leader of South Korea was asked by a Washington Post reporter about what role he and his administration should play in helping the advancement of women and improving gender equality.
Australia ousts conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison
“Tonight the Australian people have voted for change,” Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese told supporters after the polls closed.
Biden’s charm offensive seeks to bolster ties with South Korea, Indo-Pacific
Biden began engaging personally with Korea's president on the 10th day of his tenure, part of an effort to exert more influence in the region.
The Black feminist activist who could be Colombia’s vice president
Francia Márquez, a political newcomer, is forcing Colombia to confront its racist, classist and sexist past and present.
Dodging shells, mines and spies: On the front with Ukraine’s snipers
A visit to the town of Maryinka brings a rare close-up look at the nature of the war in eastern Ukraine, described by Ukraine’s president as “hell.”
Russia says it has full control of Mariupol steel plant
Meantime, Russia plans to cut off Finland from natural gas and the war crimes trial of Russian solider Vadim Shishimarin will resume next week in Ukraine.
As the defense of Mariupol ends, fighting in eastern Ukraine rages on
A leader of the far-right Azov Regiment says an order has been issued to cease in their last-ditch defense of Mariupol, which has been gutted by the Russian military.