Ukraine Steps Up Push for International Tribunal to Hold Russia Accountable
by The New York Times on November 30, 2022 at 6:21 pm
Kyiv is trying to persuade world leaders to prosecute Russian soldiers and top Moscow officials for atrocities in Ukraine.
Qatar’s World Cup Narrows Rift With Saudi Arabia
by Vivian Nereim on November 30, 2022 at 5:31 pm
The Gulf neighbors were split for years in a bitter regional dispute. Now, the glare of attention provided by the soccer tournament is highlighting their complicated reunion.
Buckingham Palace Staff Member Resigns After Exchange With Black Guest
by Mark Landler on November 30, 2022 at 5:02 pm
The founder of an antiviolence support group said an aide pressed her on where she was from, dismissing Britain as an answer. The palace called the questioning “unacceptable and deeply regrettable.”
Hurricane Season Ends, Marked by Quiet August and Deadly September
by Henry Fountain on November 30, 2022 at 4:56 pm
The six-month total of 14 named storms was about average. But two late-season hurricanes proved catastrophic in Florida and Puerto Rico.
Life Without Power in Kyiv, Ukraine
by Marc Santora on November 30, 2022 at 4:46 pm
After months of repeated Russian strikes, Ukraine’s capital can no longer take electricity, water, heat, cell service or internet for granted. And the hum of generators is everywhere.
China’s Dramatic Dissent
by Lauren Jackson on November 30, 2022 at 4:27 pm
The unrest that has swept across the country is a rare public challenge to the world’s most powerful authoritarian government.
The Long Odds Facing China’s Protesters
by Max Fisher on November 30, 2022 at 4:25 pm
Popular protests are more easily begun than ever before, but they are more likely to dissipate, too.
Xi Jinping Faces Another Dilemma: How to Mourn Jiang Zemin
by Chris Buckley on November 30, 2022 at 4:09 pm
The former president’s death drew tributes from Chinese people at a fraught moment for the current leader, Xi Jinping, who faces widespread criticism of his harsh Covid policies.
Jiang Zemin, China’s Leader After Tiananmen Square Protests, Dies at 96
by Chris Buckley and Michael Wines on November 30, 2022 at 4:09 pm
Mr. Jiang, a wily and garrulous politician, presided over a decade of meteoric economic growth in the post-Tiananmen era.
Physicists Create ‘the Smallest, Crummiest Wormhole You Can Imagine’
by Dennis Overbye on November 30, 2022 at 4:08 pm
Scientists used a quantum computer to explore the ultimate escape route from a black hole.
In ‘Mandela: The Lost Tapes,’ a Veteran Journalist Finds Himself
by Alexis Soloski on November 30, 2022 at 4:04 pm
Richard Stengel, a former Time editor who ghostwrote Nelson Mandela’s memoir, revisits their long-ago conversations for a new podcast on Audible.
An Italian Village Hit the Jackpot. Will That Save or Destroy It?
by Jason Horowitz on November 30, 2022 at 3:00 pm
Tiny Livemmo won nearly 20 million euros to reverse its decline. Figuring out how to spend it is a big job, but someone’s got to do it.
Inflation in Eurozone Slows as Energy Prices Ease, but Officials Remain Wary
by Melissa Eddy on November 30, 2022 at 2:38 pm
Consumer prices rose at an annual rate of 10 percent in November, down from 10.6 percent a month earlier, the first moderation in 18 months.
Protests Stretch China’s Censorship to Its Limits
by Paul Mozur, Muyi Xiao and John Liu on November 30, 2022 at 2:19 pm
Days later, videos of chants and confrontations are still visible on the Chinese internet. It’s a sign of how a groundswell outmatched the world’s best internet control system.
How Cities Around the US and Abroad Approach Homelessness
by The New York Times on November 30, 2022 at 2:11 pm
New York City officials plan to remove mentally ill people from streets and subways. Here’s a quick look at how other cities and countries approach the issue of support for homeless people.
U. S. to Pay Millions to Move Tribes Threatened by Climate Change
by Christopher Flavelle on November 30, 2022 at 1:37 pm
Two tribes in Alaska and a third in Washington State will get $25 million each to retreat to higher ground.
Vitali Klitschko, Kyiv’s Mayor, Says Russia Aims to Destroy Ukraine
by Marc Santora on November 30, 2022 at 1:34 pm
Vitali Klitschko says of Moscow: “They want to destroy the country from inside.”
Ukraine welcomes a U.S. push for energy aid, saying time is of the essence.
by Edward Wong on November 30, 2022 at 1:20 pm
A top E.U. official proposes a special court for alleged Russian crimes.
by Carly Olson on November 30, 2022 at 1:18 pm
President Zelensky, his wife and Ukraine’s prosecutor general all lobbied the international community to support their proposal.
Migrant Workers Fuel Protests Over China’s ‘Zero Covid’ Restrictions
by Amy Chang Chien, Chris Buckley, Muyi Xiao, Joy Dong and Olivia Wang on November 30, 2022 at 1:04 pm
Although security forces have reasserted control in many cities, rebellions against Beijing’s strict Covid rules have rocked the southern city of Guangzhou this week.
Poland Wants Ukrainian Refugees to Pay Some Housing and Food Costs
by Carly Olson on November 30, 2022 at 12:56 pm
Poland has taken in more Ukrainians fleeing the war than any other European country and by the end of the year will have also spent more on services for them.
NATO Supports Eventual Ukraine Membership as US Pledges Millions to Fix Power Grid
by Edward Wong and Steven Erlanger on November 30, 2022 at 7:58 am
American officials said they hoped the commitment would spur allies to make similar donations, as many Ukrainians head into winter without power or water.
Your Wednesday Briefing
by Natasha Frost on November 30, 2022 at 5:37 am
China has moved to stamp out anti-lockdown protests.
China Launches Astronauts to Tiangong Space Station: Video and Updates
by Keith Bradsher on November 30, 2022 at 4:49 am
After decades of military secrecy, Chinese officials opened their desert rocket launch center to a handful of visitors and called for international cooperation in space.
China Uses Surveillance, Intimidation to Snuff Out Covid Protests
by Chris Buckley on November 30, 2022 at 2:53 am
Communist Party officials are using decades-old tactics, along with some new ones, to quash the most widespread protests in decades. But Xi Jinping is silent.
A ‘Bridge to the West’ Dies in Belarus, as Moscow Seeks More Help in Ukraine
by Andrew Higgins and Anatoly Kurmanaev on November 29, 2022 at 11:02 pm
Vladimir Makei, a former foreign minister who led failed efforts to improve relations with the West, died over the weekend. His death comes as Russia presses Belarus to send troops to Ukraine.
Isabel dos Santos, Daughter of Angola’s Ex-President, Faces Arrest on Corruption Charges
by John Eligon on November 29, 2022 at 10:08 pm
Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of Angola’s former president, was accused of enriching herself with state resources during her time in control of the country’s oil company.
Your Wednesday Briefing: The U.S. Beats Iran
by Amelia Nierenberg on November 29, 2022 at 9:46 pm
Plus China cracks down on protests and the U.S. pledges more aid to Ukraine.
Russian Retreat Reveals Signs of an Atrocity in a Ukrainian Village
by Jeffrey Gettleman and Finbarr O’Reilly on November 29, 2022 at 8:00 pm
In the southern Kherson region, the pattern seen in eastern Ukraine is repeating: The withdrawal of Russian forces yields evidence of possible war crimes.
Apartheid-Era Assassin in South Africa Is Stabbed Days Before Release Date
by Lynsey Chutel on November 29, 2022 at 7:55 pm
Janusz Walus, who killed the charismatic anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani, was stabbed just before he was due to be freed on parole, in a ruling that ignited anger in South Africa. He survived.
One Step Closer to a Universal Flu Vaccine?
by Apoorva Mandavilli on November 29, 2022 at 6:13 pm
Scientists have tested in animals a vaccine that may protect against 20 strains of influenza, helping to prevent another pandemic.
Israeli Filmmaker’s Critique of ‘The Kashmir Files’ Draws Fierce Backlash
by Emily Schmall and Hari Kumar on November 29, 2022 at 5:55 pm
The filmmaker, Nadav Lapid, criticized “The Kashmir Files,” a Hindi-language film that depicts a violent chapter in the restive region of Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir.
As Macron Pays State Visit to US, Ukraine Tests an Old Alliance
by Roger Cohen on November 29, 2022 at 5:51 pm
The French president goes to Washington with differences over how to end the war in Ukraine, and how to share its burdens, at the heart of talks with President Biden.
Russia Postpones Nuclear Arms Meeting, US Officials Say
by Michael Crowley on November 29, 2022 at 2:50 pm
The treaty, New START, calls for reciprocal inspections, but they have not been occurring, first because of the coronavirus pandemic, and now amid tensions over U.S. sanctions on Russia.
Trump’s Far-right Embrace
by Peter Baker on November 29, 2022 at 11:40 am
Why it’s important to know more about Nick Fuentes.
A U.S.-Iran Soccer Showdown Intensifies With Protests as a Backdrop
by Vivian Yee on November 29, 2022 at 9:36 am
The unrest that has gripped Iran for the past two months has heightened what would already have been a tense encounter at the World Cup in Qatar on Tuesday between the two geopolitical foes.
As Haiti Unravels, U.S. Officials Push to Send in an Armed Foreign Force
by Natalie Kitroeff and Adriana Zehbrauskas on November 29, 2022 at 8:00 am
Fearing a mass exodus, some Biden officials are pressing for a multinational force, but they don’t want to send U.S. troops and haven’t been able to persuade other countries to take the lead.
Your Tuesday Briefing
by Natasha Frost on November 29, 2022 at 6:14 am
Ukrainian military officials say Russia is planning more strikes on infrastructure.
A Sikh Temple in India Fights Loneliness With Companionship
by Karan Deep Singh on November 29, 2022 at 4:58 am
A village in northern India has found a way to address a growing global issue: a deep sense of isolation among older people.
Siege Ends After Shabab Gunmen Storm Somalia Hotel
by Hussein Mohamed and Declan Walsh on November 29, 2022 at 4:11 am
An extremist group, Al Shabab, claimed responsibility for the 22-hour gun-and-bomb assault in the Somali capital, which ended with the death of all six attackers.
3 Weeks After Hack, This Country’s Government Is Still Off-line
by Yan Zhuang on November 29, 2022 at 2:21 am
The Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu has said little about a Nov. 6 cyberattack that has significantly inconvenienced many of its 320,000 people.
Ukraine Warns of More Strikes on Power Plants, as Russians Dig In
by Matthew Mpoke Bigg, Marc Santora and Maria Varenikova on November 29, 2022 at 12:24 am
Russian forces are fortifying positions in southern Ukraine after retreating from Kherson, and the Kremlin denied planning to withdraw from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant.
At a China Covid Protest, a Mix of Giddy Elation and Anxiety
by Vivian Wang on November 29, 2022 at 12:16 am
In a country where protests are swiftly quashed, many who gathered to voice their discontent — under the watchful eye of the police — were uncertain about how far to go.
Belarus’s Foreign Minister Dies Suddenly, State Media Reports
by Anatoly Kurmanaev and Andrew Higgins on November 29, 2022 at 12:07 am
Vladimir Makei served 10 years as the foreign minister of Belarus, a key geopolitical battleground between Russia and the West.
Chinese Unrest Over Lockdown Upends Global Economic Outlook
by Patricia Cohen on November 28, 2022 at 10:45 pm
Growing protests in the world’s biggest manufacturing nation add a new element of uncertainty atop the Ukraine war, an energy crisis and inflation.
Your Tuesday Briefing: Anxiety in China
by Amelia Nierenberg on November 28, 2022 at 10:43 pm
Plus Ukraine updates, a U.S.-Iran World Cup preview and a “She Said” interview.
Why Protesters in China Are Using Blank Sheets of White Paper
by Chang Che and Amy Chang Chien on November 28, 2022 at 8:53 pm
In a country where the authorities have little tolerance for open dissent, demonstrators against Covid restrictions have turned to more subtle methods.
The Covid Protests in China, Explained
by Vivek Shankar on November 28, 2022 at 8:51 pm
After a weekend of confrontations between officials and demonstrators, video from two sites in Shanghai and Beijing showed a heavy security presence. Here’s the latest on the situation.
Mpox: WHO Renames Monkeypox Citing Racial Stigma
by Andrew Jacobs on November 28, 2022 at 6:33 pm
Health experts said the old nomenclature was imprecise, played into racist stereotypes and fueled stigmatization, making it harder to contain the most recent outbreaks.
Russian Forces Fortify Lines of Defense in Southern Ukraine
by Matthew Mpoke Bigg on November 28, 2022 at 5:17 pm
The Institute for the Study of War said Russia appears to view the prospect of a Ukrainian counteroffensive as a serious threat after Moscow pulled back from Kherson.
Navalny Team Uses YouTube From Exile to Lift Anti-War Effort
by Neil MacFarquhar on November 28, 2022 at 3:55 pm
The political network of Aleksei A. Navalny, the imprisoned opposition leader, had seemingly been crushed. But working from abroad, the Navalny team is using YouTube to spearhead antiwar efforts.
Mexico’s President Leads Supporters in March Through Capital
by Steve Fisher and Maria Abi-Habib on November 28, 2022 at 2:34 pm
Tens of thousands of Mexicans walked through the streets Sunday to show their support for President Andrés Manuel López Obrador amid some pushback to his political agenda in recent weeks.
Pandemic Learning Loss
by Sarah Mervosh on November 28, 2022 at 11:26 am
The role remote education played.
Amid Scandals and Politics, Poland’s Youths Lose Faith in Catholic Church
by Andrew Higgins on November 28, 2022 at 8:00 am
The Polish church is in a deep crisis, as its authority is sapped by cascading sexual abuse scandals and as more people grow wary of its perceived alliance with the country’s right-wing government.
For Visits With Michelangelo’s David, She Brings a Duster
by Elisabetta Povoledo on November 28, 2022 at 8:00 am
The revered statue in Italy is not going to dust itself. That’s where Eleonora Pucci comes in.
Your Monday Briefing
by Natasha Frost on November 28, 2022 at 6:05 am
Anger over Covid restrictions in China has created a crisis for its leader, Xi Jinping.
Landslide Kills at Least 14 at Funeral in Cameroon
by Reuters on November 27, 2022 at 9:30 pm
Rescuers were still searching for people who might have been swept up in the disaster.
Your Monday Briefing: Covid Protests Intensify in China
by Amelia Nierenberg on November 27, 2022 at 8:56 pm
Plus World Cup updates, Kiribati’s judicial shake-up and “Gangnam Style,” 10 years later.