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Kamala Harris Looks to Deepen Relations With Africa Amid Chinas Influence

In a weeklong trip to Ghana, Tanzania and Zambia, the vice president will face a balancing act as she tries to foster a collaborative U.S. relationship.

27 Mar 2023 9:31 am
Your Monday Briefing: Arms Race in Asia

Also, Putins nuclear brinkmanship and a rift in the Israeli government.

27 Mar 2023 2:03 am
Israels Government Speeds Judicial Overhaul Despite Defense Ministers Plea

Lawmakers worked at a frenzied pace to finalize the text of a proposal that would give the government greater control over the selection of Supreme Court judges.

26 Mar 2023 5:44 pm
History in the Rubble

Documenting the damage of last months earthquakes in Turkey.

26 Mar 2023 4:35 pm
Putin Says He Could Put Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Belarus by Summer

The proposal from President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, talked of since last year, would be provocative without changing the Wests battlefield calculus.

26 Mar 2023 3:04 pm
Wagner Fighters Left as Convicts. Will Russia Bury Them as Heroes?

As thousands of ex-prisoners fight and die in Ukraine, honoring their memory is becoming a patriotic imperative in Russia. But some committed crimes their old neighbors cannot forget.

26 Mar 2023 2:30 pm
In China, Marriage Rates Are Down and Bride Prices Are Up

Chinas one-child policy has led to too few women. Grooms are now paying more money for wives, in a tradition that has faced growing resistance.

26 Mar 2023 2:30 pm
In Blow to Taiwan, Honduras Switches Relations to China

The Central American country changed diplomatic recognition to Beijing, leaving 12 nations and the Vatican still recognizing Taiwan as a sovereign state.

26 Mar 2023 6:26 am
Migrants on Foot Make Last Dash Into Canada Before Rules Tighten

A freer era of migration into Canada ended on Saturday when officials stopped accepting asylum petitions from people who walk in at unofficial crossings.

26 Mar 2023 1:09 am
Israels Defense Minister Says Government Should Halt Contentious Judicial Plan

Yoav Gallant, who oversees Israels military, is the first minister in Benjamin Netanyahus government to criticize a plan to weaken the judiciary. His comments follow fears that weeks of unrest have undermined military capacity.

26 Mar 2023 12:23 am
Illegal Mining Fuels Crisis For Indigenous Tribe in Brazils Amazon

Illegal mines have fueled a humanitarian crisis for the Yanomami Indigenous group. Brazils new president is trying to fight back.

25 Mar 2023 10:34 pm
Pope Increases Lay Leaders Responsibility in Sexual Abuse Law

The most significant part of the law, a permanent version of a 2019 measure, may be its impact on the lay faithful, who will be more accountable for abuse.

25 Mar 2023 9:31 pm
Merchant of Landscapes: The Lasting Footprint of a Japanese Gardener in Mexico

Every spring, Jacarandas bloom in Mexico City, the colorful purple flowers a living legacy of a Japanese gardener.

25 Mar 2023 6:29 pm
Succession Returns

The last season premieres tomorrow. Let the weeping and gnashing of teeth commence.

25 Mar 2023 4:53 pm
200,000-Dollar Fine Aims to Expose Money Laundering in Canada

In a new bid to end the use of shell companies to hide crimes and avoid taxes, the federal government will require clear records of corporate ownership. Will provincial governments follow?

25 Mar 2023 3:30 pm
An Anxious Asia Arms for a War It Hopes to Prevent

Doubts about both China and the United States are driving an arms race in the Indo-Pacific with echoes of World War II and new levels of risk.

25 Mar 2023 2:30 pm
Who Will Take Care of Italys Older People? Robots, Maybe.

The Western worlds oldest population is facing a crisis of caregivers. Some are looking for a little helping, plastic, hand.

25 Mar 2023 2:30 pm
Thousands of Ukrainians Endure Dire Conditions Around Bakhmut, Aid Groups Say

The fighting for the city has been the most violent of recent months and does not appear to be letting up.

25 Mar 2023 1:26 pm
Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda Hero, Freed From Prison

Paul Rusesabagina, a critic of Rwandas president, was tricked into entering the country, then sentenced to 25 years after what his supporters called a show trial.

25 Mar 2023 12:10 pm
The U.S. Volunteers in Ukraine Who Lie, Waste and Bicker

People who would not be allowed anywhere near the battlefield in a U.S.-led war are active on the Ukrainian front, with ready access to American weaponry.

25 Mar 2023 9:31 am
No Letup in Bakhmut as Ukraine and Russia Brace for Battles Elsewhere

Both sides expect a Ukrainian offensive while the Bakhmut fight continues, but the head of the Wagner mercenary group said Russia must be clearer about its goals.

25 Mar 2023 4:30 am
French Anger Shifts From Pension Law to Focus on Macron

After ramming through a law raising the retirement age without a full parliamentary vote, the French president faces something approaching a constitutional crisis.

25 Mar 2023 2:11 am
Spasms of Violence and Wild Protests Jolt Paris

Opponents of pension overhaul, mostly young people, hold nightly wild protests, marked by vandalism, saying it is the only way to make their voices heard.

25 Mar 2023 1:27 am
Senators Urge Biden to Send Evidence of Russian War Crimes to the ICC

Despite Pentagon resistance, a bipartisan group stressed that Congress had voted to legalize support for the courts Ukraine war investigations.

24 Mar 2023 11:49 pm
Scotlands Leader Apologizes for Past Practice of Forced Adoptions

Nicola Sturgeon said the practice, which was relatively common until the 1970s, was among the gravest injustices in Scottish history.

24 Mar 2023 9:48 pm
Biden and Trudeau to Meet in Canada for a Summit Meeting

A deal on migration and turmoil in Haiti are likely to be two key talking points between the leaders of the neighboring countries.

24 Mar 2023 9:05 pm
What Im Reading: The Rise of Fascism Edition

A comic novel from the 1930s opens a window on days when what would become a dangerous political movement was seen as a silly hobby.

24 Mar 2023 8:31 pm
Rwanda Announces Release of Paul Rusesabagina, Hotel Rwanda Hero

Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired a Hollywood movie, was kidnapped by the Rwandan government and jailed. In a deal brokered by the U.S. and Qatar, he is to be set free.

24 Mar 2023 7:46 pm
Famed Antiwar Protester Was Once Cog in Russias Propaganda Machine

For 20 years, Marina Ovsyannikova worked for Russian state TV. What compelled her, shortly after Ukraine was invaded, to storm a live broadcast and tell viewers they were being lied to?

24 Mar 2023 7:30 pm
Rahul Gandhi, Leader of Indias Opposition to Modi, Expelled From Parliament

The expulsion of Rahul Gandhi is a devastating blow to the once-powerful Indian National Congress party. He and several other politicians are now in jeopardy through Indias legal system.

24 Mar 2023 7:15 pm
China Denies Pressuring Companies Like TikTok to Spy on Users

Chinas foreign ministry rebuffed claims made by U.S. lawmakers at a hearing on Thursday that TikTok could be a tool of surveillance for the Chinese government.

24 Mar 2023 6:19 pm
King Charles Postpones Trip to France Amid Unrest

The country has been rocked by strikes and protests over the past week in response to a move by President Emmanuel Macron to push through an increase in the legal retirement age.

24 Mar 2023 5:10 pm
International Criminal Court to Open Office in Ukraine

The tribunal issued an arrest warrant last week for President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and is continuing to investigate other potential war crimes. Here is what were covering.

24 Mar 2023 5:04 pm
Israels Attorney General Says Netanyahu Broke Law With Judicial Intervention Pledge

Gali Baharav-Miara said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu created a conflict of interest by saying he would become more involved in pushing for a judicial overhaul while on trial for corruption.

24 Mar 2023 5:04 pm
Free Speech (or Not) at Stanford

A federal judge spoke at Stanford Law School. Chaos ensued.

24 Mar 2023 4:12 pm
An Australian River Choking on Fish Corpses, and a Community Full of Anger

Its the latest clash over a river basin in New South Wales, Australia, in an arid land where social, economic and environmental interests collide over water issues.

24 Mar 2023 3:36 pm
Ukraine War Amputees Get New Limbs in U.S.

War has forced Ukraine to become skilled at treating amputees, but there are too many for its overtaxed medical workers. Some are finding their way to a prosthetics clinic in Minnesota.

24 Mar 2023 2:30 pm
A Refuge for Russians and Ukrainians, Bali Rethinks Its Open-Door Policy

After multiple accounts of tourists behaving badly, its governor wants Russia and Ukraine to lose access to Indonesias visa-on-arrival program.

24 Mar 2023 2:30 pm
U.S. Due Diligence Firm Says China Detained Its Employees

Five Chinese nationals were taken away last Monday, and the company, which does corporate investigations, and its law firm have been unable to contact them.

24 Mar 2023 1:34 pm
In Held v. Montana, Young People Sue Montana Over Use of Fossil Fuels

Sixteen young Montanans have sued their state, arguing that its support of fossil fuels violates the state Constitution.

24 Mar 2023 12:30 pm
North Korea Says It Tested a Nuclear-Capable Underwater Attack Drone

Such a test would be a first for Kim Jong-uns weapons program. But there was no independent confirmation that it had happened.

24 Mar 2023 10:03 am
Melbourne Art and Design, Past and Present

Two exhibitions in Melbourne Radical Utopia and Melbourne Now trace the citys art and design from the 1980s to the present.

24 Mar 2023 9:22 am
That Missing Trump Portrait? Found, Next to Some Old Yoga Mats.

After a tip, The Times located a portrait of Donald Trump given to him by El Salvadors president and that Democrats were eager to account for. It was propped up in an obscure spot in a Trump hotel.

24 Mar 2023 7:50 am
As Zelensky Visits Kherson, World BankSaysUkraine Needs$411 Billionto Rebuild

The bank released a significantly higher figure as European Union leaders approved plans toprovide Kyiv with one million artillery shells over the next 12 months.

24 Mar 2023 4:30 am
Track and Field Keeps Ban on Russia and Belarus, Adding to Debate on Olympics

Another similar ban by the council that oversees ice hockey shows the issue has not waned.

24 Mar 2023 4:20 am
American Hopes for Canadian Military Leadership in Haiti Likely to Be Dashed

The United States had hoped that its neighbor would lead a major intervention, but Canada lacks resources and is skeptical of its value.

24 Mar 2023 3:33 am
U.S. and Canada Reach an Agreement on Turning Away Asylum Seekers

The deal allows both countries to turn away people who cross their borders without authorization at a time when migration has surged.

24 Mar 2023 3:15 am
Your Friday Briefing: U.S. Lawmakers Blast TikToks C.E.O.

Also, a World Bank estimate on the cost to rebuild Ukraine and a prison sentence for Indias opposition leader.

24 Mar 2023 2:55 am
Spains Prime Minister to Visit Xi in China to Discuss Ukraine

China has been trying to build support for its proposal to start peace talks, but Ukraines allies hold that its call for an immediate cease-fire would only help Russia consolidate territorial gains.

24 Mar 2023 2:13 am
Slovakia Makes Its First Delivery of Pledged Soviet-Era Fighter Jets to Ukraine

The arrival of the aging MIG-29s is not expected to significantly change battlefield dynamics, and the planes will likely be used for spare parts for Ukraines own Soviet-era jets.

24 Mar 2023 1:12 am