Britain’s Boris Johnson comes to America to push for ambitious climate commitments — and to make nice with Biden
(John Minchillo/AP)
Johnson will be using a visit to the U.N. General Assembly to prepare the ground for the climate summit he is hosting in November.
By William Booth, Karla Adam and Brady Dennis40 minutes ago
Beer, chicken and now carbon dioxide: Why Britain’s shortages keep coming
The chaos was triggered by the coronavirus pandemic and Brexit.
By Jennifer Hassan58 minutes ago
Brazil’s unvaccinated Bolsonaro appears to break U.N. vaccine ‘honor system’ during address
The United Nations claimed there was an "honor system" to ensure vaccination among world leaders. Bolsonaro spoke anyway.
By Adam Taylor and Annabelle Timsit1 hour ago
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British police identify new suspect in Russian Novichok double agent poisoning
The announcement comes as the European court of human rights implicated Russia in another political assassination.
By Karla Adam and Robyn Dixon1 hour ago
Sudanese authorities say military coup by remnants of past regime thwarted
People involved in the coup were arrested, according to a statement from the prime minister's office.
By Rachel Chason1 hour ago
U.K. defense ministry investigating email exposing Afghan interpreters seeking rescue
Many are still in hiding in Afghanistan and hoping to get to Britain.
By Ellen Francis
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China is key to saving the planet from climate change. But it can’t quit coal.
Beijing’s approach could determine the outcome of a critical U.N. climate summit.
By Lily Kuo and Steven Mufson
Far-right activists blamed for fueling anti-vaccine mobs in Melbourne, Australia
A federal lawmaker said “hard-right man-baby Nazis" aimed to rile up construction workers over the halt of all nonessential building work.
By Rachel Pannett
Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win Canadian election, fall short of majority
The vote Monday capped a campaign that many felt was unnecessary, failed to inspire much enthusiasm and featured ugly scenes of protesters.
By Amanda Coletta
Asia & Pacific
‘An iron curtain’: Australia’s covid rules are stranding people at state borders
Restrictions have displaced people across the country, with some setting up camp in the Outback while they wait — and wait — for permission to go home.
By Michael E. Miller
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Biden goes to the U.N. needing to salvage his global agenda
This wasn't the atmosphere Biden hoped for before his first address to the United Nations as president.
By Ishaan Tharoor
Homeland security officials will investigate after images show agents on horseback grabbing migrants, Mayorkas says
Democratic lawmakers blasted the White House over the scenes in Del Rio, Tex., and the Biden administration’s deportation flights to Haiti.
By Nick Miroff and Felicia Sonmez
Putin’s United Russia party holds big majority in Russia’s three-day parliamentary elections
The opposition has faulted a new online voting system that it says delivered the election to the ruling party in many areas.
By Robyn Dixon
National Security
N.Y. man arrested over threat to kill Dominican president during visit to city
Enrique Figueroa, 47, made menacing posts aimed at the leader, who is in New York for the U.N. meetings, prosecutors say.
By Shayna Jacobs and Samantha Schmidt
U.S. to lift covid travel ban, allowing entry for vaccinated Europeans and others
European leaders had been incensed by the restrictions imposed by Trump and kept in place by Biden.
By Adam Taylor, Annie Linskey and Marisa Iati
Shooting at Russian university leaves at least 6 dead, 24 injured
Such mass shootings are relatively rare in Russia, which has strict laws on civilian gun ownership.
By Robyn Dixon, Jennifer Hassan and Miriam Berger
‘Hotel Rwanda’ inspiration Paul Rusesabagina sentenced to 25 years in prison for terrorism-related charges
Rusesabagina's supporters have criticized the trial as unfair and not following international standards of due process.
By Rachel Chason
Thousands flee La Palma volcano eruption as rivers of lava flow toward villages
Videos and photos showed streams of bright orange lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano flowing through streets, engulfing houses and roads.
By Jennifer Hassan
More than 1 million people watched the U.N. General Assembly online — when K-pop band BTS took to the podium
Nearly 1 million people tuned into what felt like the hottest event on the Internet Monday: A speech at the United Nations General Assembly meeting by the K-pop superstar boy band BTS.
By Michelle Ye Hee Lee
India to resume vaccine exports next month as covid pressure eases
The announcement gives a fresh impetus to global vaccine supplies that had received a setback after India had halted exports earlier this year amid a crushing coronavirus wave.
By Niha Masih
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Libya lawmakers pass no confidence vote for transition govt
Libyan lawmakers have passed a vote of no confidence in the country’s transitional government, a move that will throw long-waited elections late this year into further uncertainty
By Rami Musa | AP13 minutes ago
Grenade attacks in Burundi kill 2, wound scores
Burundi’s government says two people had been killed and 102 others wounded in grenade attacks in the commercial capital, Bujumbura
By Eloge Willy Kaneza | AP20 minutes ago
German officials fear anti-mask radicalization after killing
Senior politicians in Germany have expressed shock over the weekend killing of a young gas station clerk who asked a customer to wear a face mask
By Frank Jordans | AP1 hour ago
Poll finds nearly 80% of Palestinians want Abbas to resign
A new poll has found that nearly 80% of Palestinians want President Mahmoud Abbas to resign
By Joseph Krauss | AP1 hour ago
European court: Russia responsible for Litvinenko killing
The European Court of Human Rights has backed the conclusion of a British inquiry that Russia was responsible for the killing of Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian spy who died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with a radioactive material
By Pan Pylas | AP1 hour ago
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