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Iranians protest the death of Mahsa Amini.
Iranians protest the death of Mahsa Amini.

Iran’s Protesters Aren’t Backing Down

Even with government crackdowns and a mounting death toll, the country’s unrest shows no signs of slowing.

The Castoro 10 pipelay vessel lays pipe for Nord Stream 2.
The Castoro 10 pipelay vessel lays pipe for Nord Stream 2.

Has Russia’s Energy War Entered a New Phase?

After mysterious explosions hit two Russian gas pipelines, European leaders are bracing for the worst.

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party
Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party

Italy’s Far Right Wins

Giorgia Meloni is expected to head the country’s most right-wing government since World War II.

Police officers detain demonstrators in S. Petersburg, Russia.
Police officers detain demonstrators in S. Petersburg, Russia.

Russians Protest Putin’s Conscription

The Kremlin’s plan to mobilize hundreds of thousands of forces is facing growing resistance.

Brothers of Italy party leader Giorgia Meloni delivers a speech
Brothers of Italy party leader Giorgia Meloni delivers a speech

Italy Braces for Pivotal Election

If polling holds up, the country’s most far-right government since World War II could soon come into power.

Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech.

Is Putin Panicking Over Ukraine?

Experts say the Russian leader’s military mobilization plans reflect his growing desperation.

A protester holds a portrait of Mahsa Amini in Istanbul
A protester holds a portrait of Mahsa Amini in Istanbul

Protests Erupt in Iran

The death of a 22-year-old woman while in police custody has ignited defiant demonstrations.

Then-U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly.
Then-U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly.

World Leaders Convene Amid Crisis at the UNGA

The world’s largest diplomatic convention has kicked off as countries confront a grim reality.

Haitians protest high prices and shortages.
Haitians protest high prices and shortages.

Haiti’s Unrest Intensifies

Government fuel hikes have frustrated a population already grappling with record inflation and political instability.

Sweden Democrats leader Jimmie Akesson delivers a speech at the party's election watch in Nacka, near Stockholm, on Sept. 11.
Sweden Democrats leader Jimmie Akesson delivers a speech at the party's election watch in Nacka, near Stockholm, on Sept. 11.

How the Right Triumphed in Sweden

The far-right Sweden Democrats surged in popularity—and helped propel Sweden’s right-wing bloc to victory.

Flooding in Baluchistan, Pakistan
Flooding in Baluchistan, Pakistan

The Lingering Impact of Pakistan’s Floods

With a third of the country underwater, experts warn of spreading waterborne diseases and food shortages.

The Armenian, Azerbaijani, and European Council leaders arrive in Brussels for a meeting.
The Armenian, Azerbaijani, and European Council leaders arrive in Brussels for a meeting.

Is Moscow Being Tested in Nagorno-Karabakh?

As violence flares again between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Russia’s faltering status in the region shows.

A Ukrainian soldier stands atop an abandoned Russian tank.
A Ukrainian soldier stands atop an abandoned Russian tank.

Is Ukraine’s Counteroffensive a Turning Point?

Sudden success has raised hopes in Kyiv and threatens to disrupt Moscow’s official narrative on the war.

Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she opens the refurbished East Wing of Somerset House in London on Feb. 29, 2011.
Queen Elizabeth II smiles as she opens the refurbished East Wing of Somerset House in London on Feb. 29, 2011.

The World Reacts to Queen Elizabeth II’s Death

News of her death sparked an outpouring of grief from world leaders.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro celebrates the country’s 200th Independence Day anniversary.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro celebrates the country’s 200th Independence Day anniversary.

Brazil’s Presidential Race Heats Up

As Bolsonaro lags behind in polls, he is scrambling to rally his base and push his far-right platform.

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