- Xi and Putin Bind China and Russia’s Economies Further, Despite War in Ukraineby Valerie Hopkins and Chris Buckley on 22nd March 2023 at 1:31 am
On the second day of the Chinese leader’s state visit in Moscow, Xi Jinping and Vladimir V. Putin declared an enduring economic partnership, in an effort to insulate their […]
- Pulling the Plug on TikTok Will Be Harder Than It Looksby David E. Sanger, David McCabe and Sapna Maheshwari on 22nd March 2023 at 12:51 am
The tensions over the Chinese-owned social media app will come to a head on Thursday, when the company’s chief executive testifies on Capitol Hill.
- Report of Wuhan Market Samples Found Covid and Raccoon Dog Genetic Materialby Benjamin Mueller on 22nd March 2023 at 12:35 am
In a much-anticipated study, experts described a swab that was positive for the coronavirus and contained loads of genetic material from raccoon dogs.
- A Massive Trump Painting Is Mysteriously Missingby Maria Abi-Habib on 22nd March 2023 at 12:18 am
A portrait of former President Donald J. Trump by a Salvadoran painter is one of several gifts to the presidential family that is now unaccounted for.
- Ukrainian Soldiers Speed Through U.S. Training on Patriot Missilesby Eric Schmitt on 21st March 2023 at 11:03 pm
At the end of a 10-week crash course at a U.S. Army base in Oklahoma, the Ukrainians are essentially running their own training in preparation for the front lines.
- Boris Johnson Admits Misleading U.K. Parliament Over Lockdown Partiesby Mark Landler on 21st March 2023 at 10:01 pm
Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain, who will testify before a committee investigating whether he lied to lawmakers, said any misinformation was not intentional.
- Israel Votes to Scrap Law Barring Settlers at Four Evacuated West Bank Sitesby Isabel Kershner on 21st March 2023 at 9:54 pm
In a highly symbolic action for Israel’s settler movement, lawmakers approved a first step toward resettling evacuated areas amid spiraling Israeli-Palestinian tensions.
- A ‘Rocking Chair Rebellion’: Seniors Call On Banks to Dump Big Oilby Cara Buckley on 21st March 2023 at 9:51 pm
Older climate activists gathered in cities around the country for a day of action targeting banks that finance fossil fuel projects.
- Here Is What Putin and Xi Agreed to During Their Moscow Meetingby Valerie Hopkins on 21st March 2023 at 9:41 pm
The two leaders did not reveal any progress toward achieving peace in Ukraine.
- The Head Spinning Reality of Venezuela’s Economyby Isayen Herrera, Frances Robles and Adriana Loureiro Fernandez on 21st March 2023 at 9:38 pm
After years of extreme scarcity, some Venezuelans lead lives of luxury as others scrape by. The nation of grinding hardship has increasingly become one of haves and have-nots.
- Its Forces Under Siege, Ukraine Hits Distant, Russian-Held Crimeaby Marc Santora on 21st March 2023 at 9:35 pm
The Crimean Peninsula, which Russia seized in 2014, has been a staging ground for other attacks and an increasingly attractive target for Ukraine.
- Macron Appears Ready to Tough Out France’s Pension Crisisby Roger Cohen on 21st March 2023 at 9:24 pm
Amid protests in the streets and in Parliament, the French leader shows no sign of scrapping a law that raises the retirement age.
- Your Wednesday Briefing: China, Japan Divided on Ukraineby Amelia Nierenberg on 21st March 2023 at 9:23 pm
Also, an I.M.F. loan to Sri Lanka and the Japan-U.S. final in the World Baseball Classic.
- U.S. Plans to Send Abrams Tanks to Ukraine Far Sooner Than Expectedby John Ismay on 21st March 2023 at 8:03 pm
Excess M1A1 tank “hulls” are to be refitted and refurbished to make them ready on a quicker timeline for Ukraine than new tanks could be delivered.
- Report Finds London Police Force Is Sexist and Racistby Megan Specia on 21st March 2023 at 7:19 pm
The report, ordered up after the murder of Sarah Everard by a London police officer in 2021, denounced the culture within Britain’s largest police force and called for change.
- As War in Ukraine Grinds On, China Helps Refill Russian Drone Suppliesby Paul Mozur, Aaron Krolik and Keith Bradsher on 21st March 2023 at 6:27 pm
China has shipped more than $12 million in drones to Russia since it invaded Ukraine, in an indication of quiet collaboration between the two.
- Macron Plots Next Move in French Pensions Disputeby Constant Méheut and Aurelien Breeden on 21st March 2023 at 4:09 pm
The future of President Emmanuel Macron’s second term was unclear after a no-confidence vote triggered by his effort to raise France’s retirement age fell short by only nine […]
- Earth to Hit Critical Global Warming Threshold by Early 2030sby Brad Plumer on 21st March 2023 at 4:05 pm
A new report says it is still possible to hold global warming to relatively safe levels, but doing so will require global cooperation, billions of dollars and big changes.
- A Translation Problemby German Lopez on 21st March 2023 at 3:46 pm
A small change to climate science could make a big difference for Americans.
- Justice Dept. Embraces Supporting Role in Pursuing War Crimes in Ukraineby Glenn Thrush on 21st March 2023 at 3:04 pm
Prosecutors are investigating war crimes against Americans but are mainly focused on helping Ukraine to hold Russians accountable for atrocities.
- Saudi Arabia Frees Saad Almadi, U.S. Dual Citizen Jailed for Dissentby Vivian Nereim on 21st March 2023 at 12:19 pm
Saad Almadi, 72, a Florida resident, was one of several Americans and hundreds of Saudis caught up in the crackdown under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. He still cannot fly […]
- Ukraine Says Explosion in Crimea Destroyed Russian Cruise Missilesby Carly Olson and Ivan Nechepurenko on 21st March 2023 at 12:02 pm
Kremlin-appointed authorities in Crimea denied the claim saying that all the drones had been “aimed at civilian objects.”
- Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida Visits Ukraineby Ben Dooley and Victoria Kim on 21st March 2023 at 10:31 am
Fumio Kishida, who has been seeking a more active role for his country in international affairs, made an unannounced trip to meet with Ukraine’s president.
- Notes From One Woman’s Decade of Eating Sconesby Mike Ives on 21st March 2023 at 10:21 am
A Londoner spent 10 years sampling scones at hundreds of historic sites across the U.K. Here’s why her story made headlines — and which essential topping she says should come […]
- Following a Folk Tale Through the Himalayasby Michael Benanav on 21st March 2023 at 9:00 am
On a trip through northern India, a writer was guided by the age-old epic story of “Rajula Malushahi,” which led him to a series of unexpected places.
- Xi Condemns Killings in African Nation Where Russian and Chinese Interests Competeby Elian Peltier on 21st March 2023 at 8:13 am
Nine Chinese nationals were killed in the Central African Republic, where the Kremlin-aligned Wagner group controls a gold mine and Chinese companies have built their own […]
- Putin and Xi Celebrate Ties Unbroken by Russia’s War in Ukraineby Valerie Hopkins, Chris Buckley and Anton Troianovski on 21st March 2023 at 5:24 am
President Vladimir V. Putin welcomed Xi Jinping, China’s top leader, to Russia, briefly noting Beijing’s peace plan for Ukraine but stressing Moscow and Beijing’s enduring […]
- Your Tuesday Briefingby Natasha Frost on 21st March 2023 at 4:57 am
Xi Jinping’s visit to Moscow.
- India Blocks Internet in Punjab as Security Forces Pursue Separatistby Sameer Yasir and Suhasini Raj on 21st March 2023 at 4:36 am
The rise of Amritpal Singh, a self-styled preacher, has raised fears of violence in Punjab, where thousands died in the 1980s during a Sikh insurgency.
- Macron’s Government Survives No-Confidence Vote Amid France’s Wrath Over Pensionsby Roger Cohen on 21st March 2023 at 4:29 am
Two no-confidence votes failed to oust the cabinet of President Emmanuel Macron over a new law raising the retirement age to 64 from 62.