What to know about Russia’s new top commander in Ukraine

What to know about Russia’s new top commander in Ukraine

Seven weeks into the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Moscow has appointed a new top commander, Gen. Alexander Dvornikov, in a major reshuffle. He assumes oversight of the campaign amid mounting… Read more
Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian missile hits site near airport in west as fierce resistance stalls ground invasion

Russia-Ukraine live updates: Russian missile hits site near airport in west as fierce resistance stalls ground invasion

As Russia expanded its efforts, Ukrainian officials said roughly 1,300 people remained trapped in the basement of a theater struck Wednesday in the southern city of Mariupol. In the absence… Read more
How has NATO responded to Russia’s invading of Ukraine?

How has NATO responded to Russia’s invading of Ukraine?

Russia launched broad attacks on Ukraine early Thursday morning local time, the culmination of weeks of a military buildup that prompted NATO members to deploy troops to Eastern Europe and… Read more
Europeans welcome Ukrainian refugees with food and housing; 160,000 fled in two days

Europeans welcome Ukrainian refugees with food and housing; 160,000 fled in two days

Polish women’s rights activist Marta Lempart is usually organizing protests against abortion restrictions and advocating for human rights. But within days, her All-Poland Women’s Strike Warsaw office has been transformed… Read more
Police regain control of most of Canada’s capital, say protesters will continue to be identified and charged as holdouts persist

Police regain control of most of Canada’s capital, say protesters will continue to be identified and charged as holdouts persist

As of Sunday, police arrested more than 190 protesters, issued 389 charges, towed nearly 80 vehicles, and fenced or cordoned off large swaths of the capital as law enforcement entered… Read more
Police clear ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters from key U.S.-Canada border crossing but it’s still not reopened

Police clear ‘Freedom Convoy’ protesters from key U.S.-Canada border crossing but it’s still not reopened

correction A subheadline in an earlier version of this article incorrectly said Ottawa is Ontario’s capital. While Ottawa is Canada’s capital, Toronto is its provincial seat. This article has been… Read more
Dogs peeing and pooping in nature reserves disrupt ecosystems, Belgian study finds

Dogs peeing and pooping in nature reserves disrupt ecosystems, Belgian study finds

Wandering through the forest or grassland of a nature reserve may be an ideal afternoon for dogs, but the urine and feces they leave behind can cause serious harm to… Read more
Vienna has resumed Iran’s nuclear negotiations. The following information is about the talks.

Vienna has resumed Iran’s nuclear negotiations. The following information is about the talks.

The eighth round of talks in Vienna aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal adjourned in late January amid what European diplomats called “the final stage” in negotiations — but… Read more