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Middle East Crisis: Review of U.N. Agency Prompts New Calls to Restore Its Funding

Cooking at a makeshift shelter in Rafah this month.

Trapped and Starving, 2 Families in Gaza Try to Keep Their Children Alive

Waiting for donated food in Rafah, Gaza, last month.

Myanmar’s Young Rebels Find the Bright Sides to an Internet Blackout

A commander with the Karenni Nationalities Defense Force playing guitar and singing with fellow resistance members in Karenni State, in February.

What Is the Rwanda Policy? U.K.’s Plan for Asylum Seekers Explained

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain at a meeting with ministers in London on Monday.

Why Narendra Modi Called India’s Muslims ‘Infiltrators’

Malaysian Navy Helicopters Collide Midair, Killing 10

Rescue crews inspecting the crash site of two helicopters in Lumut, Malaysia, on Tuesday.

At Least 5 Die Trying to Cross English Channel, Including a Young Girl

A rescue ship on Tuesday off the coast of Audresselles, France, just north of the area where an overcrowded inflatable boat was located.

Germany Arrests Far-Right Lawmaker’s Aide on Suspicion of Spying for China

The Chinese Embassy in Berlin on Monday. The German authorities arrested four people in two days on suspicion of spying for China.

Ukraine War Helped Push World Military Spending to 35-Year High, Study Says

Ukrainian soldiers with a howitzer in the country’s Donetsk region in February.

Modi Calls Muslims ‘Infiltrators’ Who Would Take India’s Wealth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India at a rally in Bengaluru on Saturday, a day before a speech in which he attacked Muslims.

Germany Arrests 3 Suspected of Passing Secrets to China

The Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany in Beijing last week in a photo released by the Chinese state media.

Ecuador Voters Back Daniel Noboa’s New Security Measures

Daniel Noboa, Ecuador’s new president, declared an “internal armed conflict” in January and ordered the military to “neutralize” drug-trafficking gangs.

Iran on Edge Amid Airstrikes, Crackdowns and Fear of War

An anti-Israeli gathering in Tehran on Friday.

Belgian Man’s Drunken Driving Defense: His Body Made the Alcohol

These beers, as well as any other alcoholic drinks, were not involved in a Belgian man’s drunken-driving charge.

Hezbollah Claims Drone Attack 10 Miles Inside Israel

Senate Moves Toward Approving Aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan

The bill includes $61 billion for Ukraine; $26 billion for Israel and humanitarian aid for civilians in conflict zones, including Gaza; and $8 billion for the Indo-Pacific region.

In Ukraine, New American Technology Won the Day. Until It Was Overwhelmed.

Congress is about to provide billions more dollars to Kyiv, mostly in the form of ammunition and long-range artillery, but questions remain whether new artificial intelligence technology will be enough to help turn the tide of the war.

Tuesday Briefing

Donald Trump walks out after the first day of opening arguments on Monday at Manhattan Criminal Court in his trial for falsifying documents related to hush money payments.

Taiwan Quakes: Aftershocks From Deadly Temblor Hit Island

Two buildings in the city of Hualien partially toppled in the quakes that hit Taiwan on Monday and early Tuesday.

U.K. Pushes Through Rwanda Deportation Bill

‘Patriots’ Review: What Happened to the Man Who Made Putin?

Will Keen as Vladimir Putin in “Patriots,” Peter Morgan’s wild story of makers switching places with the made, at the Ethel Barrymore Theater in Manhattan.

Tuesday Briefing: The Trump Trial Opens

Former U.S. president and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in court Monday.

Biden Official Calls for Investigation in Chinese Swimming Doping Case

Zhang Yufei won two gold medals at the Tokyo Olympics in 2021.

Earth Day 2024: A Look at 3 Places Adapting Quickly to Fight Climate Change

The Stark Reality of Israel’s Fight in Gaza

Six months into the conflict in Gaza, the question of what Israel has achieved is creating ever more intense global strains.

Huw Edwards, a Top BBC Anchor, Resigns After 40 Years

Huw Edwards was suspended by the BBC in July after The Sun tabloid newspaper reported that an unnamed anchor from the broadcaster had paid a teenager $45,000 for sexually explicit images.

Israel Hasn’t Offered Evidence Tying Many U.N. Workers to Hamas, Review Says

Employees of the main U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees distributing aid in Khan Younis last year.

TikTok Faces E.U. Inquiry Over ‘Addictive’ Features

The action announced on Monday is the second E.U. investigation against TikTok.

Palestinian Baby Delivered After Mother Killed in Israeli Strike

A Palestinian baby girl was born 10 weeks premature and weighed three pounds after her mother was killed in Rafah on Sunday.

FIFA Said to Be Close to TV Deal With Apple for New Tournament

The tournament, which will feature teams from around the world, will take place for the first time next summer, in the United States.

Everton Seeks Alternative Buyer as Deal With 777 Partners Falters

Fans outside Goodison Park, Everton’s aging stadium in Liverpool.

1974: Leftists Threaten to Kill Official in Genoa Kidnap

Car Attack in Jerusalem Injures at Least 3

The Israeli police cordoned off the site of a ramming attack in Jerusalem on Monday.

India and Bangladesh Reel from Extreme Heat

A rickshaw passing by a water fountain during an ongoing heat wave in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Saturday.

Israelis Prepare to Mark Passover With Hostages Still in Gaza

Ultra-Orthodox Jews burn leavened items in preparation for the Passover holiday in Jerusalem on Monday.

Bird Flu Is Infecting More Mammals. What Does That Mean for Us?

Checking a dead otter for bird flu infection last year on Chepeconde Beach in Peru.

Monday Briefing

Despite shows of support, like this anti-Israel rally, many in Iran are deeply concerned about all-out war with Israel.

Israel Planned Bigger Attack on Iran, but Scaled It Back to Avoid War

After the Iranian strike on Israel, a billboard in Tehran celebrated the assault.

U.S. Considers Imposing Sanctions on Israeli Military Unit

Mourners gathered Sunday for the funeral for Palestinians killed the day before during an Israeli raid on the Nur Shams refugee camp in the northern part of the West Bank.

Monday Briefing: U.S. Poised to Resume Aid to Ukraine

House Speaker Mike Johnson after the House passed the foreign aid bills to fund Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan on Saturday.

‘Cheated’: Chinese Doping Case Roils Swimming

Zhang Yufei won four medals for China at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

India to Redo Election Voting at Polling Stations Hit by Violence

The interior of a polling station that was damaged by a crowd during the first phase of the general election, in Imphal East, Manipur, India, on Friday.

Palestinians in West Bank Protest Israeli Raid That Killed at Least 10

Palestinians inspecting damage on Sunday after an Israeli raid in the Nur Shams refugee camp in the West Bank.

Heavy Rains and Potential Flooding in Guangdong, China, Force Evacuations

Vote to Resume U.S. Military Aid Is Met With Relief in Ukraine

Ukrainian soldiers of the 148th Separate Artillery Brigade with a M777 howitzer at a firing position in the Donetsk region, Ukraine, in March.

Golden Visa Programs, Once a Boon, Lose Their Luster

Apartments in Madrid. Golden visa programs are being phased out or shut down around Europe.

A Friend of Obama Who Could Soon Share the World Stage With Trump

China’s Swimmers Tested Positive. What Happens to Their Medals?

China’s 4x200-meter freestyle relay team after winning the gold medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The two swimmers on the left, Yang Junxuan and Zhang Yufei, were among 23 Chinese swimmers who tested positive for a banned drug months before the Games.

Russian Bombardment Crushes Ukraine’s Industrial Base

Israel’s Strike on Iran Highlights Its Ability to Evade Tehran’s Air Defenses

An S-300 air defense system displayed in Tehran in 2017. Iranian officials said Israel had struck an S-300 antiaircraft system at a military base on Friday.

What Would $60 Billion in Ukraine War Aid Buy?

Ukrainian service members training in the Donetsk region earlier this month.

Fears Over Iran Buoy Netanyahu at Home. For Now.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, this week.

Israeli Airstrikes in Rafah Kill at Least 10 Palestinians, Including Children

Mourning relatives in Rafah, in southern Gaza, on Saturday.

Takeaways From Our Chinese Swimming Investigation

Chinese swimmers celebrating their gold medal in the women’s 4x200-meter freestyle relay at the Tokyo Olympics.

Bedtime Stories for Grown-Ups

A Bill to Limit Canada’s Trade Negotiators on Farm Goods Edges Nearer to Law

Supply management brings stability, but at a price.

Strike Was Meant to Show Iran that Israel Could Paralyze Its Defenses

An S-300 antiaircraft system displayed in Tehran in 2017. Two Iranian officials said an Israeli weapon had struck one of the country’s systems.

House Approves $95 Billion Aid Bill for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan

House Speaker Mike Johnson took an extraordinary political risk to defy the anti-interventionist wing of his party and push through the foreign aid package.

Top Chinese Swimmers Tested Positive for Banned Drug, Then Won Olympic Gold

Zhang Yufei, center, was one of 23 top Chinese swimmers who tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug months before the Tokyo Olympic Games.

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