U.K. ‘Partygate’ report blames No. 10 for boozy lockdown parties
The much-awaited report from civil servant Sue Gray offers details of "excessive alcohol consumption."
Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Moscow wants ‘to destroy everything’ in Donbas; Finland, Sweden talk NATO in Turkey
Swedish and Finnish delegations are in Turkey to discuss Ankara's concerns about their NATO membership bids.
Ex-leaders call for global anti-corruption court to tackle Putin, more
Forty-two former presidents and prime ministers added their signatures to a growing list that calls for the creation of an International Anti-Corruption Court.
U.K. approves sale of Russian oligarch Abramovich’s Chelsea soccer club
L.A. Dodgers co-owner Todd Boehly and a consortium received a license to acquire the club for $5.3 billion. Abramovich will not receive the proceeds.
How countries around the world have responded to mass shootings
Australia, Britain, Canada and New Zealand all enacted more restrictive gun legislation following mass shootings.
World leaders ‘horrified’ by ‘murder of innocent children’ in Texas shooting
The Uvalde, Tex., elementary school shooting is the latest in a U.S. epidemic, as gun violence in many other developed countries is far less common.
Trove of damning Xinjiang police files leaked as U.N. rights chief visits China
Michelle Bachelet's trip comes as "Xinjiang Police Files" on the internment of Uyghurs and other minorities in China become public.
North Korea fires suspected ICBM after Biden’s Asia trip
The test came hours after the president concluded a trip reinforcing U.S. alliances with South Korea and Japan.
The mosque at the center of India’s battle over religious identity
A 17th century mosque in Hinduism’s holiest city has emerged as the latest flash point in the escalating struggle between the country's Hindu nationalists and its Muslim minority.
Biden visit showcases hardened stances on North Korea
The Biden administration appears to be returning to the Obama-era "strategic patience" of not engaging in North Korea.
U.S. intelligence document shows Russian naval blockade of Ukraine
Newly declassified U.S. intelligence shows that a Russian naval blockade has halted maritime trade at Ukrainian ports, in what world leaders call a deliberate attack on the global food supply chain.
The White House keeps walking back Biden’s remarks
President Biden regularly makes unscripted, pithy remarks that violate the rules of diplomacy and get a lot of attention. His staff always walks them back — but should they?
Who are the Uyghurs, and what’s happening to them in China?
China’s crackdown on the Muslim ethnic minority in Xinjiang, explained.
Russia, China conduct first joint military drill since Ukraine invasion
Russia and China flew strategic bombers over the Sea of Japan and East China Sea while President Biden was in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Taliban ordered female newscasters to cover up. Men joined in protest.
“We are in a deep grief today,” Khpolwak Sapai, deputy director of Afghanistan’s ToloNews, said in a Facebook post Sunday, the day after the Taliban’s edict went into effect.
Europe accepts Putin’s demands on gas payments to avoid more shut-offs
The European Union gives Putin a public relations victory while continuing to fund his war effort in Ukraine.
Putin made ‘big strategic mistake,’ NATO chief says
The eastern city of Severodonetsk remains under Ukrainian control but is being pummeled by nearby Russian forces that are “destroying the city completely,” a local official said.