North Korea faces its first covid outbreak without any vaccines

North Korea faces its first covid outbreak without any vaccines

Placeholder while article actions load North Korea admitted the inevitable this week — that covid-19 had finally reached its population. Global health professionals are concerned about a worrying fact: North… Read more
Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Nancy Pelosi met Zelensky in Kyiv; Mariupol evacuation push resumes

Russia-Ukraine war live updates: Nancy Pelosi met Zelensky in Kyiv; Mariupol evacuation push resumes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), accompanied by several other House Democrats met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on a surprise April 30 trip. (Video: Reuters) Today at 12: 54 a.m.… Read more
Shift to ruble in Kherson fuels concerns about Russia’s aims in occupied region

Shift to ruble in Kherson fuels concerns about Russia’s aims in occupied region

Placeholder while article actions load Civilians in Russian-controlled Kherson are facing an Internet blackout and a plan to use Russian currency — in possible signs that Moscow intends to exert… Read more
Russian general dubbed ‘Butcher of Mariupol’ is a mystery to experts

Russian general dubbed ‘Butcher of Mariupol’ is a mystery to experts

For years, Col. Gen. Mikhail Mizintsev was an obscure figure in Russia’s sprawling military leadership. But over the past week, he has become well-known under a startling moniker: “the butcher… Read more
Countries face new global covid divide on opening up or staying closed

Countries face new global covid divide on opening up or staying closed

You’re reading an excerpt from the Today’s WorldView newsletter. Sign up to get the rest, including news from around the globe, interesting ideas, and opinions to know sent to your… Read more
What’s happening in the Ukraine-Russia crisis

What’s happening in the Ukraine-Russia crisis

Tensions between NATO and Russia have risen to their highest level in years, as Washington and its European allies try to deter a potential invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces… Read more