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At U.N., Biden Calls for Diplomacy, not Conflict, but Some Are Skeptical

President Biden addressing the United Nations General Assembly, on Tuesday.


Justin Trudeau Won Canada's Election, At a Cost

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his wife, Sophie Grégoire, and their children in Montreal the day after the election.


Australia’s Submarines Make Waves in Asia Long Before They Go to Sea

The HMAS Sheean, a diesel-electric submarine, arriving in Hobart, Australia, in April. Nuclear submarines would enable the Australian navy to run deeper and more quietly.


In Spain, Abortions Are Legal, but Many Doctors Refuse to Perform Them

“It’s one thing if you think abortion is right or wrong; each person will have their own criteria,” said Dr. María Jesús Barco, a gynecologist from Zaragoza who is an objector. “It’s another thing if I have to do it. That’s different.”


U.N. Live Updates: Biden Pledges to Work Toward ‘Peaceful, Prosperous Future For All’


UK Police Charge 3rd Man in Effort to Kill Skripal

A police tent covers the spot where the former Russian spy Sergei V. Skripal and his daughter were found poisoned on a bench in 2018.


Pakistani Cricket Board Chief Faces Criticism for Being a British “Import”

Wasim Khan in Birmingham, England, where he grew up and learned to play cricket.


For Families in Europe, U.S. Travel Ban’s End Is a New Beginning

Travelers arriving at Miami International Airport on Monday.


The Canadian Election: What We Learned

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, on Tuesday after his victory.


Sudan Leaders Say They Thwarted Coup Attempt by Loyalists of Former Dictator

Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, on Tuesday. Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said the attempted coup was an effort by military and civilian elements to halt the transition to democracy.


Endangered African Penguins, With Multiple Bee Stings, Are Found Dead

African penguins in Simon’s Town, South Africa, in 2015.


Women in Afghanistan and Girls: Taliban Restrict Their Education

“When we think about our future, we can’t see anything,” said one 17-year-old girl. A class in Kabul last week.


From Hero of ‘Hotel Rwanda,’ to Dissident, to 25-Year Prison Sentence

Paul Rusesabagina arriving at court in Kigali, Rwanda, last October. He was tried on nine charges, but has refused to attend his trial since March and did not appear for the verdict on Monday.


Deported by U.S., Haitians Are in Shock: ‘I Don’t Know This Country’

Nicodeme Vyles and his son Nickenson Jean. Mr. Vyles left his life in Panama in hopes of reuniting with his family in the United States. Instead, he is back in Haiti.


Earthquake Hits Southeast Australia, Damaging Buildings in Melbourne

Damaged buildings along Chapel Street in Melbourne after an earthquake on Wednesday.


Images of Border Patrol’s Treatment of Haitian Migrants Prompt Outrage

Photographs and video footage appeared to show mounted Border Patrol agents corralling Haitian migrants and forcing them back from the southwestern border.


Duterte Accuses Rich Countries of Hoarding Covid Vaccines

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte speaks via a video link during the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.


China Pledges to Stop Building Coal-Burning Power Plants Abroad

Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday via video.


John Nkengasong, of the Africa C.D.C., Will Lead PEPFAR

John Nkengasong, a Cameroonian virologist who has led the Africa C.D.C. since 2016, was hailed by public health experts and activists as an unexpected but inspired choice.


A Botched Drone Strike in Kabul Started With the Wrong Car

A relative examined the damage after a U.S. drone strike in Kabul last month. American officials now acknowledge that the strike was a tragic case of mistaken identity.


Your Wednesday Briefing

President Joe Biden addresses the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.


Taliban Complete Interim Government, Still Without Women

Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban government spokesman, on Tuesday in Kabul.


The Taliban nominate a U.N. envoy, complicating a quandary for the General Assembly.

Suhail Shaheen was a Taliban spokesman and negotiator.


Resolution Reached in Case Between Harry Dunn’s Family and Anne Sacoolas

Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn, the parents of Harry Dunn, in north Oxfordshire, England, after watching online court proceedings in their son’s case last year.


Pakistan Blames Politics as England and New Zealand Cricket Teams Cancel

Police officers patrolling the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on Friday, after the New Zealand team pulled out of a cricket tour over security concerns.


U.S.-France Dispute Divides Europe

President Biden with President Emmanuel Macron of France and Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission president, at the Group of 7 summit in Britain in June.


Bolsonaro's Rejection of Covid Vaccine Creates Awkwardness in N.Y.

President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, center, outside his hotel on Monday in New York.


Gas Station Cashier Killed in Germany Over Covid Mask Demand

Masks have been mandatory in shops in Germany since shortly after the pandemic started last year.


Where Are the Tests?

A rapid coronavirus test center in the German city of Saarbrücken.


Who's Speaking at U.N. General Assembly, and Who Isn’t

The seats reserved for Israel’s delegation sat empty as President Biden addressed the General Assembly on Tuesday.


Montserrat's Audacious Tourism Experiment During the Coronavirus Pandemic


Construction Workers in Melbourne, Australia, Protest Vaccine Mandate

Construction workers protesting in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday.


How Covid-19 is Affecting the U.N. General Assembly Meeting

The United Nations General Assembly Hall. Measures are in place to help ensure that the gathering does not become a Covid-19 superspreader event.


U.N. General Assembly Is Major Test for Biden

President Biden addressing the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.


What a Fungus Reveals About the Space Program

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the Inspiration4 crew into orbit from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday.


Even the G-Spot is Named for a Man


Your Tuesday Briefing

Travelers gather their luggage as they arrive at Miami International Airport on Monday.


Trudeau Projected to Remain Prime Minister, but Falls Short of a Majority

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau watching election results with his wife and children at his party headquarters in Montreal on Monday.


Canadian TV Projects Trudeau Will Remain PM

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau watching election results with his wife and children at Liberal headquarters in Montreal on Monday.


C.I.A. Officer Suffers Havana Syndrome Symptoms

The United States Embassy in Havana, where personnel in 2016 experienced the mysterious health issues now labeled the “Havana syndrome.” 


BTS Took Center Stage at the U.N. Over One Million Fans Watched Live.

BTS performs “Permission to Dance” in a pre-recorded message that was played at the United Nations on Monday.


Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today


France Asks ‘Forgiveness’ for Its Abandonment of Algerian Harkis

President Emmanuel Macron of France, center, with Salah Abdelkrim and Gen. Francois Meyer, veterans of the Algerian war for independence in Paris on Monday.


Your Tuesday Briefing

Travelers arrived at Miami International Airport in June.


Why Climate Change Barely Registered in the Canadian Election

Watching the Mount Law wildfire near Kelowna, British Columbia, last month.


Parents May Hesitate to Vaccinate Younger Children Against Covid

Damarcus Crimes, 13, receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine while his mother, Christina, and brother, Deshaun, 13, look on in San Antonio, Texas, in May.


U.S. to Lift Pandemic Travel Restrictions, Easing Tension With Europe

The halt to the 18-month ban on travel from 33 countries includes members of the European Union, China, Iran, South Africa, Brazil and India.


New York’s Travel Restrictions To Be Lifted From European Countries

In Times Square in Manhattan last month.


France’s Macron Takes on U.S., a Big Gamble Even for a Risk-Taker

President Emmanuel Macron of France cannot afford to be seen as soft just over six months from a presidential election.


In Canada, Will Young Voters Turn Out for the NDP and Jagmeet Singh?

Jagmeet Singh, the leader of the left-leaning New Democratic Party, taking a selfie with supporters in Halifax, Nova Scotia, last week.


The Conservative, Erin O’Toole, shifted left to broaden his party’s appeal.

Erin O’Toole, leader of the Conservative Party in Canada, during a campaign event on Friday.


Justin Trudeau loses some shine now that he embodies the political establishment.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau campaigning in Windsor, Ontario, on Friday.


Canadians will decide if Justin Trudeau’s political gamble pays off.

Voters lining up in Montreal on Monday.


Why Did Justin Trudeau Call for an Early Election in Canada?

An advance polling place this month in Burnaby, British Columbia.


In Russia Election Results, Online Votes Sweep Putin Opponents Aside

Counting ballots at a polling station in Moscow on Sunday. Results in the capital were a focal point of opposition anger.