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Zelensky Tours Kherson as Allies Send More Arms

New Day of Strikes in France as Pension Anger Persists

Demonstrators in Paris on Thursday. It was the ninth day of nationwide strikes and protests over French pension changes.

Netanyahu Digs In on Court Overhaul, in the Face of Mass Protests

Demonstrators in Tel Aviv on Thursday protesting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s plans to overhaul Israel’s judicial system.

Migration Tops Agenda as Biden Meets With Trudeau During Canada Visit

President Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada during the Summit of the Americas last year. Migration will be a key topic of discussion when Mr. Biden visits Canada this week.

Ukrainian Commanders Frustrated With Slow Pace of Western Tank Deliveries

Servicemen from the Adam Battalion preparing to head toward the front line near Bakhmut, Ukraine

The U.K.’s Wave of Strikes Explained: Why Is It Ending?

Demonstrators gathering in Parliament Square in London to rally in support of striking Royal Mail workers in December. Though few of the labor disputes from last year are fully settled, agreements are taking shape in many.

Canada Grew by a Record 1 Million People From Immigration

Migrants arriving at the Roxham Road border crossing in February in Quebec.

Centuries of Stargazing Leave Jesuit Names Written in the Heavens

Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican’s observatory near Rome, in 2017. The observatory, or Specola Vaticana, has roots dating to Pope Gregory XIII in the 16th century.

Rahul Gandhi Is Sentenced in Defamation Case

Rahul Gandhi speaking in Jammu, India, in January. Mr. Gandhi is the de facto leader of the Indian National Congress and has been trying to revive the party’s fortunes.

At Al Aqsa Mosque, Shards of Stained Glass Tell a Story of Conflict

Renovations in September on a window in the Qibli Mosque, one of two main structures inside the Aqsa compound.

Macron Denounces Violent Protests in France

President Emmanuel Macron of France spoke on Wednesday in a televised interview with two journalists, his first remarks since pushing through a rise in the retirement age.

Uganda Passes Strict Anti-Gay Bill That Imposes Death Penalty for Some

Ugandan legislators debated the anti-gay bill in Parliament in the capital, Kampala, on Tuesday. It passed by a vote of 387 to 2.

Russian Faced Prison Time for Instagram Post About War in Ukraine

Olesya Krivtsova in court in Russia. She said she later fled the country because she did not believe her chances of being exonerated were high amid a broader Kremlin crackdown on free speech.

That Missing Trump Portrait? Found, Next to Some Old Yoga Mats.

Francisco Antonio López Benavides, who painted a portrait of former president Donald J. Trump, showing a detail of the painting.

As Zelensky Visits Kherson, World Bank Says Ukraine Needs $411 Billion to Rebuild

A photograph released by the Ukrainian president’s office on Thursday showed Volodymyr Zelensky during a visit to the Kherson region. He said he saw evidence of rebuilding during his trip.

Track and Field Keeps Ban on Russia and Belarus, Adding to Debate on Olympics

From left, Sebastian Coe, the president of World Athletics, Jon Ridgeon, the group’s chief executive, and Rune Andersen, the leader of the group’s Russia task force, in Rome in November.

American Hopes for Canadian Military Leadership in Haiti Likely to Be Dashed

Canadian special forces soldiers with the Haitian police at the Port-au-Prince airport in 2004, after the overthrow of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

U.S. and Canada Reach an Agreement on Diverting Asylum Seekers

President Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada greeting each other in Ontario on Thursday while their wives, Jill Biden and Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, do likewise. The two North American leaders are said to have a “Justin and Joe” relationship.

Your Friday Briefing: U.S. Lawmakers Blast TikTok’s C.E.O.

Spain’s Prime Minister to Visit Xi in China to Discuss Ukraine

Primer Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain says he intends to discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine with President Xi Jinping of China during a visit to Beijing next week.

Slovakia Makes Its First Delivery of Pledged Soviet-Era Fighter Jets to Ukraine

A MIG-29 fighter jet flying near an air base in Malacky, Slovakia, in August of last year.

The Threat of TikTok

West African Commandos Train to Battle Terrorists by Land and Sea

The waterborne mission included this year reflects rising concern about security in the Gulf of Guinea.

Your Thursday Briefing

In a photo released by the Ukrainian government, Volodymyr Zelensky met soldiers near Bakhmut.

Zelensky Makes Morale-Boosting Trip to Bakhmut

In a photo released by the Ukrainian government, President Volodymyr Zelensky met soldiers on Wednesday near Bakhmut.

The DeSantis Foreign Policy: Hard Power, but With a High Bar

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida has worked to align himself with the increasingly nationalistic Republican base, which he will need to win the 2024 presidential primary if he runs.

Your Thursday Briefing: U.S. Raises Interest Rates

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a press conference to announce a new interest rate decision, in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday.

Prince William Visits Poland to Thank Troops Supporting Ukraine

Prince William met with the Polish defense minister, Mariusz Blaszczak, and visited British and Polish troops stationed in Rzeszow, Poland, on Wednesday.

Ship Owned by U.S. Navy Tips Over at Edinburgh Port, Injuring Dozens

The Petrel, a 250-foot-long research vessel, toppled over at a shipyard in Edinburgh on Wednesday. The ship had been fitted to take part in expeditions to explore shipwrecks around the globe.

U.K. Defends Sending Ukraine Weapons with Depleted Uranium

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia at the Kremlin on Tuesday, following talks with President Xi Jinping of China.

In Paris, Protests Over Pension Law Take On a Hint of Menace

Protesters gathering for a demonstration in the Place de la Concorde in Paris last week. Unofficial protests have spread since the government pushed through an unpopular pension law.

U.K. Lawmakers Approve Stormont Brake in Northern Ireland Brexit Deal

The strong backing for the measure was good news for Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, who has championed the broader trade deal.

Geothermal Power, Cheap and Clean, Could Help Run Japan. So Why Doesn’t It?

Boris Johnson Faces Inquiry Over Whether He Lied to U.K. Parliament

The former British prime minister Boris Johnson, center, on his way to to attend a hearing that could result in his suspension from Parliament, or even his ejection.

The I.C.C.’s Arrest Warrant for Putin is More Than ‘Just Symbolic’

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Wednesday in a photo released by Russian state media.

In a Brother Act With Putin, Xi Reveals China’s Fear of Containment

A photo released by Russian state media on Tuesday showing the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, who was greeted with pomp and pageantry on his visit to Moscow.

The Fed’s Unpleasant Choice

Federal Reserve building on Tuesday.

As Haiti’s Police Retreat, Gangs Take Over Much of the Capital

People walk past members of the Haitian National Police in March as they attempt to repel gangs in a neighborhood near the Presidential Palace in Port-au-Prince.

U.K. Inflation Swings Upward, to 10.4 Percent

Oxford Street shoppers in London. The Bank of England has raised rates nearly four percentage points in an effort to stem high inflation.

Your Wednesday Briefing

During an appearance with President Xi Jinping of China, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said China’s plan could be taken as a basis for peaceful settlement in Ukraine. Kyiv’s Western allies have criticized the framework as unreasonable.

Xi and Putin Bind China and Russia’s Economies Further, Despite War in Ukraine

A photo released by Russian state media on Tuesday shows President Xi Jinping of China and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia at the Grand Kremlin Palace in Moscow.

Pulling the Plug on TikTok Will Be Harder Than It Looks

The TikTok app has 150 million users in the United States, but some fear that its Chinese parent company might give Beijing access to American users’ data.

Report of Wuhan Market Samples Found Covid and Raccoon Dog Genetic Material

Security at the entrance to the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan on Jan. 11, 2020.

A ‘Rocking Chair Rebellion’: Seniors Call On Banks to Dump Big Oil

Two protesters outside a Chase Bank in Washington, part of a demonstration organized by Third Act, a group for older climate activists, on Tuesday.

Your Wednesday Briefing: China, Japan Divided on Ukraine

This photograph released by Russian state media showing Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping attending a reception at the Kremlin in Moscow on Tuesday.

Here Is What Putin and Xi Agreed to During Their Moscow Meeting

President Vladimir Putin of Russia and China’s president, Xi Jinping, following their talks at the Kremlin on Tuesday.

Ukrainian Soldiers Speed Through U.S. Training on Patriot Missiles

A U.S.-made Patriot surface-to-air missile system in Zamosc, Poland, in February.

Macron Appears Ready to Tough Out France’s Pension Crisis

Emmanuel Macron during the presidential election last year, when he promised to raise the legal retirement age in France.

U.S. Plans to Send Abrams Tanks to Ukraine Far Sooner Than Expected

M1A1 Abrams battle tanks during an exercise in Latvia in 2021.

Its Forces Under Siege, Ukraine Hits Distant, Russian-Held Crimea

A soldier from Ukraine’s 28th Separate Mechanized Brigade firing a grenade on Monday in the Donetsk region. Russian forces have gained ground around the Ukrainian stronghold of Avdiivka, also in Donetsk.

Israel Votes to Scrap Law Barring Settlers at Four Evacuated West Bank Sites

Israeli soldiers guard the road outside the former settlement of Homesh in 2021.

A Massive Trump Painting Is Mysteriously Missing

Francisco Antonio López Benavides, a Salvadoran artist, showing part of a life-size portrait of former President Donald J. Trump that he was commissioned to paint in 2020.

Boris Johnson Admits Misleading U.K. Parliament Over Lockdown Parties

“When the statements were made, they were made in good faith and on the basis of what I honestly knew and believed at the time,” former Prime Minister Boris Johnson of Britain wrote in a statement to a parliamentary committee.

Justice Dept. Embraces Supporting Role in Pursuing War Crimes in Ukraine

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, center, has said that U.S. prosecutors had identified “several specific” Russians suspected of war crimes against Americans.

Saudi Arabia Frees Saad Almadi, U.S. Dual Citizen Jailed for Dissent

Saad Almadi, right, with his son, Ibrahim. Mr. Almadi, a retired project manager, was arrested during a visit to Saudi Arabia in 2021.

Macron Plots Next Move in French Pensions Dispute

Legislators in the National Assembly in Paris on Monday protesting against the increase in the pension age.

A Translation Problem

A thermometer reading greeting visitors at Death Valley National Park in California in 2021.