McDonald’s seeks to sell Russian business that is ‘no longer tenable’
French automaker Renault also announced the sale of its Russian assets for 1 ruble amid the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Sweden announces NATO bid as Nordic neighbors pledge protection
Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to downplay the development, saying he had “no problems” with the alliance’s possible expansion.
Charles and Camilla visit Canada amid residential schools reckoning
The tour is to “highlight an emphasis on learning from Indigenous peoples." Other royals traveling this year have faced demands for apologies and reparations.
Russia boycott: A list of global campaigns that are underway in support of Ukraine
From vodka to soccer, retailers and international sporting bodies have announced boycotts of Russian goods and benched Russian teams in a symbolic global movement designed to show solidarity with Ukraine.
Teresa Berganza, celebrated Spanish opera star, dies at 89
The mezzo-soprano was known for her roles in works by Mozart and Rossini.
Élisabeth Borne appointed as next prime minister of France
The outgoing labor minister is the second woman in history to hold the post.
Pope Francis canonizes Indian man who struggled against caste
The announcement is significant for India’s 28 million Christians, many of whom hail from lower castes.
Russian oligarchs loved luxe Sardinia. Now they’re frozen out of paradise.
At least eight villas spread out across 10 miles have been frozen by the Italian government.
How countries around the world have responded to mass shootings
A shooting in Buffalo on Saturday left 10 people dead. Here's how other countries have responded to such massacres.
Queen Elizabeth II attends first Jubilee event, gets standing ovation
Queen Elizabeth II celebrated the first event of her Platinum Jubilee celebration by attending a celebrity-studded equestrian show.
Once China’s darling, tech industry is burdened by covid and crackdowns
Many in China's tech industry fear that the best days of the sector may be behind it.
U.S. issues charges in first criminal cryptocurrency sanctions case
A U.S. judge disclosed the first criminal prosecution involving the attempted use of cryptocurrency to evade economic sanctions as American regulators race to stem the exploitation of virtual moneys.
Coronavirus cases, deaths in North Korea surge as Kim blames officials
Authorities say that more than a million people have fallen ill with "fever" and experts fear tens of thousands could die.
Why Turkey dissents on Finland and Sweden joining NATO and why it matters
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey is not “favorable” toward Finland and Sweden joining NATO, but he has not ruled it out.
Elon Musk’s free-speech agenda poses safety risks on global stage
Elon Musk’s vow to restore free speech to Twitter is likely to be difficult to implement in the U.S. But it will be even more complicated abroad in places such as India.
Ruling parties in Sweden, Finland back NATO membership in historic shifts
The announcement came as NATO foreign ministers, including U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, met in Berlin to discuss Ukraine, and Finland and Sweden’s path to membership.
Ukrainians react to Eurovision 2022 win with ‘happiness’ and ‘tears of joy’
“You have melted our hearts, friends,” Ukraine's government tweeted, after Kalush Orchestra won Eurovision 2022 with the song "Stefania."