In China, civil servant chic is the new look for straitened times
Long considered uninspired, the simple attire of the Chinese bureaucrat in recent months has gained new appeal for those who want the security of official jobs.
Ukraine Live Briefing: U.N. warns of danger at nuclear plant, rejects Russian claims
The latest round of shelling near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant killed one employee and injured two others, Ukraine’s nuclear power regulator said.
China’s surprise rate cut, economic slowdown send oil prices plunging
Oil prices fell 4.6 percent on the prospect of lower demand, pushing West Texas Intermediate crude to $88 a barrel.
William Ruto declared winner of Kenya’s presidential election
A majority of the electoral commission said they could not stand by the result. What happens next will be closely watched.
Shanghai Ikea lockdown sparks scramble as China enforces ‘zero covid’
Videos of the rush spread widely on social media, in part because they highlighted the growing gulf between China and other parts of the world.
Inside Ukraine’s captured nuclear plant, explosions and constant fear
Workers from the Zaporizhzhia plant describe disappearances at the hands of Russian soldiers and fear of nuclear catastrophe.
Two weeks of chaos: A timeline of the U.S. pullout of Afghanistan
The U.S. withdrawal saw desperate Afghans try to flee the country as violence left nearly 200 dead.
The cost of peace in Afghanistan
One year ago today, Kabul fell to the Taliban, ending two decades of war and U.S. occupation. Today on Post Reports, we take you to Afghanistan’s Helmand province, where a year of peace hasn’t healed old wounds or brought new opportunities.
Celebration, uncertainty and fear grip Kabul one year on
While the Taliban takeover ended decades of conflict, it also upended the lives of millions and deepened Afghanistan's poverty.
Despite promises, Saudi executions already nearly double from last year
As early as 2018, Crown Prince Mohammed said executions would be reduced as part of the modernization of the kingdom.
India celebrates 75 years since independence amid hope and tension
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is in a new phase of global importance, while critics accused him of using the event as a personal political platform.
A bear cub got high on hallucinogenic ‘mad honey’ — and there’s video
A brown bear in Turkey got high after ingesting “mad honey,” a hallucinogenic substance that has knocked down whole armies.
U.S. reports drone strikes on Tanf base in Syria, no casualties
The remote base is located near Syria's Jordanian and Iraqi borders and is not far from a smuggling route for Iranian weapons into the country.
Iran denies involvement in Rushdie attack, says he brought it on himself
Tehran, in its first public reaction, said Salman Rushdie and his supporters were to blame for an attack that left the “Satanic Verses” author with severe injuries.
Brexit is Boris Johnson’s singular achievement. How well is it working?
As on all things Brexit, the answer is divisive. But people are generally agreed that Brexit has not yet delivered on its lofty promises.
China begins new military drills as U.S. delegation visits Taiwan
The People's Liberation Army announced more exercises, which it said were a warning to the United States and Taipei against “playing cheap political tricks.”
Freya the walrus, who charmed crowds in Norway, is killed by authorities
Norwegian authorities said that Freya was a threat to human safety and that moving her was not considered viable.
In Afghanistan, a legacy of U.S. failure endures
One year after the Taliban takeover, there’s plenty of lamentation in Washington over what went wrong. Many Afghans, meanwhile, are only looking ahead with despair.
Ukraine Live Briefing: Shelling near nuclear plant kills worker as world leaders call on Russia to retreat
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russian forces of using the nuclear plant as a shield in a “blackmail operation."