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Russia Starts Tactical Nuclear Drills, in a Warning to Ukraines Allies

Moscow has said the exercise is a response to provocative statements and threats of individual Western officials.

22 May 2024 1:03 am
Greek Court Drops Shipwreck Case Against Nine Egyptians

A court in Greece said the country lacked jurisdiction in the case, in which nine Egyptians were charged with smuggling. What comes next is unclear.

21 May 2024 11:33 pm
Prince Harry Cannot Include Rupert Murdoch in Lawsuit, Court Rules

A judge ruled that the prince and other plaintiffs could not expand their claims of unlawful actions by News Group Newspapers in the U.K. to include allegations regarding Rupert Murdoch.

21 May 2024 10:47 pm
In Germany, Far-Right Plotters of an Improbable Coup Go on Trial

Members of a group called the United Patriots are accused of planning to bring a prince into power by violently overthrowing the government.

21 May 2024 9:57 pm
Read a Transcript of Volodymyr Zelenskys Interview With The Times

The Ukrainian president spoke to Times reporters in Kyiv for nearly an hour.

21 May 2024 9:49 pm
1899: No More Exile To Siberia

Nicholas II. orders a committee to devise some substitute for transportation.

21 May 2024 7:44 pm
Israel Seizes Camera From AP, Citing Use of Its Images by Al Jazeera

The move was an escalation in Israels feud with the pan-Arab broadcaster Al Jazeera, and drew sharp criticism from The Associated Press.

21 May 2024 7:29 pm
Top Oceans Court Says Nations Must Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Experts say the opinion, though nonbinding, is likely to lead to more claims for damages against polluting nations.

21 May 2024 7:29 pm
In Interview, Zelensky of Ukraine Challenges West Over Hesitations

Shoot down whats in the sky over Ukraine, he said in a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times. And give us the weapons to use against Russian forces on the borders.

21 May 2024 7:11 pm
Russian Forces Close In on Ukrainian Town in Northeast

Vovchansk has been a prime target of Russias offensive in the northeast as it seeks to push back Ukrainian troops from the border.

21 May 2024 6:12 pm
ICCs Warrant Request Appears to Shore Up Netanyahus Support in Israel

The Hypocrisy of The Hague, read the front page of one mainstream daily that has often been critical of Israels prime minister.

21 May 2024 4:55 pm
Gazans Say ICC Prosecutors Pursuit of Hamas Leaders Is Misguided

Some said the decision to seek arrest warrants for both Israeli and Hamas leaders on war crimes charges seemed to equate victim with perpetrator.

21 May 2024 4:25 pm
Passenger Dies After Severe Turbulence on Singapore Airlines Flight

Several others were injured on the Singapore Airlines flight, which took off from Heathrow Airport in London on Monday, the airline said.

21 May 2024 4:07 pm
Middle East Crisis: More Than 800,000 Have Fled City in Gazas South, U.N. Official Says

People leaving Rafah since Israels military started to move in are crowding into other parts of Gaza, where they are lacking the most basic hygiene and infrastructure, the official said.

21 May 2024 4:04 pm
After Raisis Death, Elections Pose Tricky Test for Irans Rulers

Irans political establishment must choose between opening the race and facing moderate rivals, or limiting candidates and risking the embarrassment of low turnout.

21 May 2024 3:33 pm
Who is Karim Khan, the ICC Prosecutor?

Mr. Khan, known as a gifted speaker and a tough-minded litigator, took an unusual approach to announcing his request for arrest warrants for leaders of Hamas and Israel.

21 May 2024 2:18 pm
Iran Begins Funeral Events for President Raisi

A procession in the city of Tabriz was the first in a string of events after Ebrahim Raisis death in a helicopter crash. Irans supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has announced five days of mourning.

21 May 2024 1:52 pm
In Germany, Far-Right Plotters of an Improbable Coup to Go on Trial

Members of a group called the United Patriots are accused of planning to bring a prince into power by violently overthrowing the government.

21 May 2024 12:50 pm
Haitis Gangs Grow Stronger as Kenyan-Led Force Prepares to Deploy

Gang leaders with suspected links to the 2021 Haitian presidents assassination now control key infrastructure, and pose a major threat to the incoming Kenya-led force.

21 May 2024 9:31 am
The Disease Detectives Trying to Keep the World Safe From Bird Flu

When a child in a small Cambodian town fell sick recently, his rapid decline set off a global disease surveillance system.

21 May 2024 7:30 am
Former Trump Officials Meet With Netanyahu in Israel

Robert OBrien, one of Donald Trumps closest foreign policy advisers, said he was there as a private citizen.

21 May 2024 4:50 am
Tuesday Briefing: Whats Next for Iran

Also, an international prosecutors request for arrest warrants for leaders of Israel and Hamas.

21 May 2024 2:42 am
Iran Moves to Project Stability After Crash Kills Key Leaders

The ayatollah announced five days of mourning for the president and foreign minister who died when their helicopter plunged into a mountainous region. Some Iranians celebrated the deaths.

21 May 2024 2:30 am
Iran President Raisi Is Latest Prominent Figure to Die in a Helicopter Crash

Officials from Ukraine, Kenya and Sudan are just some of the others who have also died in crashes.

21 May 2024 12:51 am
Biden and Blinken Accuse ICC Prosecutor of Falsely Equating Israel and Hamas

The forceful denunciations of the International Criminal Court came even as tensions have risen between the United States and Israel over its conduct of the war in Gaza.

21 May 2024 12:45 am
How the Cockroach Took Over the World

A genetic analysis of the German cockroach explained its rise in southern Asia millenniums ago, and how it eventually turned up in your kitchen.

21 May 2024 12:30 am
After Raisis Death, Speculation Over Irans Next Supreme Leader Turns to Khameneis Son

Mojtaba Khamenei, 65, plays an influential role in the office of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and has fostered ties within the security apparatus.

20 May 2024 11:03 pm
Dublin-New York Portal Reopens After Flashing and Other Shenanigans

After closing because of questionable behavior last week, a video connection between Ireland and New York City is back on. Crowds rejoiced in Dublin, anyway.

20 May 2024 10:13 pm
Amal Clooney Was Among the Experts Consulted on I.C.C. Warrants

Ms. Clooney, a prominent human rights lawyer, was on a panel that recommended arrest warrants for leaders of Israel and Hamas. She had been criticized for not speaking out on the war.

20 May 2024 10:03 pm
Faced With a Russian Onslaught, Ukraine Struggles to Keep the Lights On

The government has for the first time ordered nationwide rolling blackouts for Monday night to conserve energy.

20 May 2024 9:13 pm
Report Finds Catalog of Failures in U.K. Contaminated Blood Scandal

A six-year inquiry found that the deaths of about 3,000 people and the infection of tens of thousands of others could have mostly been avoided.

20 May 2024 7:43 pm
What to Know About the I.C.C. Arrest Warrants for Israeli and Hamas Leaders

The International Criminal Court prosecutor requested arrest warrants for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and Hamas leaders. Here is a closer look at the court and the warrant.

20 May 2024 7:06 pm
What We Know About the Helicopter Crash That Killed Irans President

The deaths of two of Irans most high-profile leaders President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian come at a tumultuous time for the country.

20 May 2024 6:59 pm
Raisis Death Threatens New Instability for Iran

The sudden death of Irans president, Ebrahim Raisi, disrupts a careful effort at a smooth transition to a new supreme leader to replace the aging Ali Khamenei.

20 May 2024 6:57 pm
Middle East Crisis: International Criminal Court Prosecutor Requests Warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas Leaders

While the request must be approved by the courts judges, the announcement is a blow to Israels government and will likely fuel international criticism of its war strategy in Gaza.

20 May 2024 6:16 pm
Israel Should Expect Little Change After Iranian Presidents Death, Experts Say

Israel, despite being one of Irans biggest foes, saw little strategic benefit from the presidents death and was not likely to change its posture toward Tehran, analysts said.

20 May 2024 6:13 pm
Assange Can Appeal U.S. Extradition, English Court Rules

The WikiLeaks founder won his bid to appeal his extradition on espionage charges, opening a new chapter in a prolonged legal battle.

20 May 2024 5:32 pm
ICC Prosecutor Requests Warrants for Netanyahu and Hamas Leaders

While the request must be approved by the courts judges, the announcement is a blow to Mr. Netanyahu and will likely fuel international criticism of Israels war strategy in Gaza.

20 May 2024 5:00 pm
Iranian President Helicopter Crash: Raisi Dies in Crash, Iranian State Media Report

President Ebrahim Raisi and Irans foreign minister were killed in a helicopter crash, leaving the country without two of its most influential figures.

20 May 2024 4:10 pm
Who Was Irans Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir Abdollahian?

A hard-liner and career diplomat long focused on Irans relationships in the Middle East, he died in a helicopter crash that also killed Irans president.

20 May 2024 3:54 pm
What to Know About Mohammad Mokhber, Irans Acting President

Mr. Mokhber has long been involved in business conglomerates tied to Irans supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. He must hold elections for a new president within 50 days.

20 May 2024 3:11 pm
Back From War, These I.D.F. Soldiers Demand New Leadership

Some reservists in the Israel Defense Forces who have returned home from war are joining the growing calls within Israel for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing coalition to step aside.

20 May 2024 2:31 pm
Is Biodegradable Plastic Really a Thing?

Technically, it exists. But heres what to think about when shopping.

20 May 2024 2:30 pm
For Old Ukrainians, Russias Invasion Echoes World War II Trauma

The oldest Ukrainians whose towns have been bombarded and overrun by Russias invasion have memories of similar miseries at the hands of Nazi Germany in World War II.

20 May 2024 2:30 pm
Proud to Serve Israel, but Not Its Government

Some reservists in the Israel Defense Forces who have returned home from war have joined the growing calls within Israel for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing coalition to step aside.

20 May 2024 2:25 pm
South Africas Highest Court Says Jacob Zuma Cant Run in Election

The political comeback of Mr. Zuma, the former president and onetime leader of the African National Congress, has presented a test for the countrys fledgling democracy.

20 May 2024 2:07 pm
In China, Deepfakes of Russian Women Point to Nationalistic Sexism

A.I.-manipulated videos on Chinese sites use young, supposedly Russian women to promote China-Russia ties, stoke patriotism and make money.

20 May 2024 11:14 am
Ebrahim Raisi, Irans President, Is Dead at 63

The hard-line Shiite cleric was seen as a possible successor to Irans supreme leader. Mr. Raisis death comes at a moment of turbulence for a country facing a deepening conflict with Israel.

20 May 2024 10:55 am
Europe Wants to Build a Stronger Defense Industry, but Cant Decide How

Conflicting political visions, competitive jockeying and American dominance stand in the way of a more coordinated and efficient military machine.

20 May 2024 9:50 am