Live updates: Biden says Putin is trying to ‘wipe out’ Ukrainian culture, identity
President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russia of executing “an obvious policy of genocide” in eastern Ukraine as a mayor of one of the cities under attack warned it risked becoming a second Mariupol.
U.S. is preparing to send long-range rocket systems to Ukraine
U.S. to send long-range artillery systems to Ukraine
Israel faces test of anti-terror tactics with planned flag march
Officials have refused to delay or change the provocative route of the Jerusalem Day march, which could mark a turning point in recent tensions.
Canadian Supreme Court rules all killers must have chance at parole
The highly anticipated decision means 2017 Quebec mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette will get a hearing at 25 years.
Russia has incited genocide in Ukraine, independent experts conclude
An analysis signed by more than 30 independent experts concludes that Russia is responsible for inciting genocide and perpetrating atrocities that show an “intent to destroy” the Ukrainian people.
Former Louvre president charged in art trafficking case
Among the artifacts in question is a pink granite stele bearing the seal of the Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamen.
Police in Brazil gas man to death in trunk of car, video appears to show
Relatives of Genivaldo de Jesus Santos, 38, say a video shared widely on social media captures his brutal death at the hands of the PRF, Brazil's Federal Highway Police.
Economic protests challenge Iran’s leaders as hopes for nuclear deal fade
A violent crackdown by the authorities on the protests, sparked by rising food prices, has resulted in at least five deaths.
Queen Elizabeth II shares rare home movie footage of ‘precious moments’
"Elizabeth: The Unseen Queen" will air on the BBC ahead of the platinum jubilee.
Al Jazeera to refer killing of American journalist to war crimes court
The news network accused Israeli forces of fatally shooting the reporter while she was covering a West Bank raid and is taking its case to the International Criminal Court.
U.K. imposes windfall tax on oil and gas company profits as inflation bites
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's measure comes as inflation hits multi-decade highs following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Kharkiv residents emerge from underground to find their city in ruins
After living for months in an underground metro station, a mother and her young son are going home. But they know the war is not yet over.
As China mines more coal, levels of a more potent greenhouse gas soar
Amid fears of an energy crunch, China is mining more coal than ever and releasing more methane, a greenhouse gas more dangerous than carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere.
Russians push to encircle Ukrainian troops, Pentagon says
Russia could soon make a direct assault on Severodonetsk, one of the largest eastern cities still under Ukrainian control.
Russia’s grain blockade may require U.S. intervention, general suggests
The Kremlin said commercial ships carrying Ukrainian grain would not be allowed to leave from any of Black Sea ports until Western governments lifted their sanctions on Russia. Western officials have accused Moscow of using food as a form of blackmail.
Ukrainian volunteer fighters in the east feel abandoned
In a rare interview, a Ukrainian military commander and his top lieutenant describe disillusionment, deprivations and a sense of certain death among their troops on the front lines in Donbas.
Sandstorm wave sweeps Middle East, sending thousands to hospitals
Climate change and land-use practices are increasing the frequency of such storms across the region
Lebanese spy chief says U.S. wants his help freeing Americans in Syria
Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim said he received an invitation to the White House soon after President Biden met with the parents of journalist Austin Tice.
WHO members condemn Russia, warn its voting rights could be stripped
Ukraine’s successful resolution raises the possibility that Russia could be suspended from the assembly if attacks on hospitals and clinics continue.