Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Russia moves to seize Donetsk; widespread missile strikes put Ukraine on alert
Donetsk’s governor urged the eastern region’s 350,000 residents to evacuate as Russia intensified its bombardment.
NATO signs accession protocols for Finland and Sweden as Ukraine faces shelling in east
After the signing of the protocols, NATO members must ratify the accession of Sweden and Finland to complete their formal joining of the alliance.
Far from Ukraine, Sri Lanka is the epicenter of a global crisis
Sri Lanka’s problems are, in many aspects, unique to its situation and self-inflicted. Yet the astonishing collapse of the country is also inextricably linked to a wider, interlocking series of global phenomena.
Peter Brook, towering theater director, dies at 97
Often described as the most influential living director, he breathed new life into Shakespeare and staged a nine-hour adaptation of the “Mahabharata.”
Chile writes a woke constitution. Are Chileans ready for it?
It’s a charter propelled by left-leaning millennials and built for a modern nation led by one. Polls show the voters are poised to reject it.
Boris Johnson’s latest scandal prompts resignation of top ministers
Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and Sajid Javid, the health secretary, announced their departures within minutes of each other.
NATO signs accession protocols for Finland and Sweden
The accession signing ceremony took place as Russia continued to make “substantive progress” in Ukraine’s Donbas region, according to Britain’s Defense Ministry.
Miguel Etchecolatz, enforcer of Argentina’s ‘Dirty War,’ dies at 93
The former police deputy remained defiant over the atrocities committed during the 1976-1983 military rule.
Twitter sues Indian government over content removal
The legal challenge is likely to escalate tensions with the Indian government, which has increasingly sought to regulate social media platforms.
After years in ISIS prison camp, they now face an uncertain welcome home
Thousands of people have finally returned from their ISIS detention camp to Iraq. But getting them home will be another story.
Activists in Kenya to keep fighting for abortion rights after end of Roe
Although Kenya has liberalized its abortion laws in recent years, activists are now concerned that the overturning of Roe could set back their progress.
After invasion of Ukraine, a reckoning on Russian influence in Austria
The invasion of Ukraine has accelerated a reckoning in Austria on the risks for countries that fall under Moscow's sway.
Hundreds rescued as Sydney suffers fourth flood in less than 18 months
Days of torrential rain have submerged suburbs — sweeping cars off roads and engulfing bridges — as authorities warned the dangerous weather would continue.
A growing movement against illegal war
Russia’s invasion ofUkraine has breathed new life into the international justice system and revived debate about the crime of war itself.
Ukraine unveils $750 billion recovery plan as Russia sets sights on Donetsk
The loss of Lysychansk means Russia has seized essentially all of Luhansk province and can move its sights toward neighboring Donetsk.
U.S. concludes unintentional Israeli fire likely killed American journalist
The bullet was too badly damaged to reach a definitive conclusion of its origin, but based on the investigations, the State Department said it came from Israeli positions.
Ice avalanche kills 6 in Italian Alps, sparks mass rescue effort
Rescuers were searching for at least 19 missing hikers after a glacier collapse during an early heat wave on Marmolada, the highest mountain in the Dolomites.
3 dead, 4 seriously hurt in Copenhagen mall shooting
The shooting did not appear to be an act of terrorism, said Copenhagen police, who noted the 22-year-old suspect had a history of psychiatric issues.