Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Zelensky defiant despite Donbas setbacks, possible retreat from Severodonetsk
The Pentagon compared clashes in eastern Ukraine to a “knife fight” and noted that control of territory has shifted rapidly.
Putin’s war grinds on, with dissent from Russian hawks and peace-seekers
A Russian court recently approved the dismissal of more than 100 National Guard members for refusing to participate in the invasion.
An ‘unprecedented’ effort to document war crimes in Ukraine. But what chance of justice?
It could be years before any high-level Russian officials are held to account — if they ever are.
Facing a power crisis and searing heat, India falls back on coal
Although India has pledged to be a leader in renewable energy, recent weeks have shown the country is still heavily reliant on coal to meet soaring power demand.
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.
Russia takes territory in eastern Ukraine; U.S. to send long-range rocket systems
Russian-backed forces seized the railway hub of Lyman Friday and advanced on the city of Severodonetsk.
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.
As China mines more coal, levels of a more potent greenhouse gas soar
China is mining more coal than ever and releasing more methane into the atmosphere.
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.
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.