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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky delivers a statement at an international conference.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky delivers a statement at an international conference.

Is Ukraine’s PR Machine Sputtering?

Ukraine’s fight depends on Americans’ and Europeans’ solidarity—but do they have the attention span?

A Kenyan election official prepares electoral material at the county hall in Eldoret, Kenya, on Aug. 8, ahead of the country's general election.
A Kenyan election official prepares electoral material at the county hall in Eldoret, Kenya, on Aug. 8, ahead of the country's general election.

Kenya Chooses a New President

A contest between elites rests on who voters believe can deliver for those on the bottom.

A Palestinian man in his damaged home in the Gaza Strip.
A Palestinian man in his damaged home in the Gaza Strip.

Cease-Fire Holds After Israel’s Weekend Gaza Bombardment

A round of violence launched by Israel’s strikes on Islamic Jihad leadership killed dozens, including children.

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrive for a joint press conference.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrive for a joint press conference.

Erdogan Meets Putin to Push Syria Operation

The Turkish leader is meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin for the second time in three weeks as he readies his own “special military operation.”

Protesters hold a flag representing the  breakaway Republic of Artsakh during a rally in Yerevan, Armenia, on May 6.
Protesters hold a flag representing the breakaway Republic of Artsakh during a rally in Yerevan, Armenia, on May 6.

Violence Flares in Nagorno-Karabakh

The cease-fire between Armenia and Azerbaijan looks shaky, despite the presence of Russian peacekeepers.

The empty chair of Myanmar’s foreign minister
The empty chair of Myanmar’s foreign minister

Lavrov in Myanmar as Russia Courts Pariahs

The Russian foreign minister’s visit cements already close ties between the two heavily sanctioned nations.

U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner arrives for a hearing.
U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner arrives for a hearing.

U.S.-Russia Prisoner Swap Looks Uncertain

As Brittney Griner returns to court, is Washington any closer to securing her release?

Smoke rises from rubble in Ukraine.
Smoke rises from rubble in Ukraine.

Zelensky Orders Donetsk Evacuation as Forces Counter in South

Ukraine accused Russia of further war crimes over an explosion at a prisoner-of-war camp in Russian-held territory.

U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy talks to Sen. Joe Manchin.
U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy talks to Sen. Joe Manchin.

Suddenly, the United States Is a Climate Leader

But considering the competition, that’s not saying much.

U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping participate in a virtual meeting.
U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping participate in a virtual meeting.

Biden and Xi Set to Discuss Taiwan Tensions

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s travel plans make today’s phone call far more than a catch-up.

A demonstrator interacts with police in Sri Lanka.
A demonstrator interacts with police in Sri Lanka.

The Global Impact of the Fed’s Rate Increases

By tackling inflation at home, the Fed can exacerbate economic problems overseas.

Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks to Chinese President Xi Jinping
Indonesian President Joko Widodo speaks to Chinese President Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping Welcomes a Rare Visitor in Indonesia’s President

Joko Widodo is expected to extend a personal invitation to the G-20 summit—and avoid any disruption to its nonaligned balance.

A fragment of a rocket from a multiple rocket launcher is seen embedded in the ground in a wheat field in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine on July 19, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
A fragment of a rocket from a multiple rocket launcher is seen embedded in the ground in a wheat field in the Kharkiv region of Ukraine on July 19, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Will Ukraine’s Shaky Grain Deal Bring Down Global Food Prices?

First, the deal has to work. But any long-term impact is tied up with the war itself.

Italian politicians Silvio Berlusconi, Giorgia Meloni, and Matteo Salvini
Italian politicians Silvio Berlusconi, Giorgia Meloni, and Matteo Salvini

Will a New Italian Government Go Soft on Russia?

Mario Draghi was seen as responsible for keeping Italy on board with the EU’s Ukraine policy. Is that about to change?

Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, gives her signature to be printed on euro bank notes in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on Nov. 27, 2019.
Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, gives her signature to be printed on euro bank notes in Frankfurt am Main, western Germany, on Nov. 27, 2019.

Can the ECB Tame Inflation?

It’s the European Central Bank’s turn to raise rates—but it might not solve the problem.

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