Global Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 1 Million
As a second wave hits much of the world, there's still no end to the pandemic in sight.
Azerbaijan and Armenia on the Brink of War After Deadly Clashes
Dozens are reportedly injured in the worst round of violence between the two countries in years.
Trump Readies His Pick to Replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg
With Senate Republicans firmly behind him, the president said a decision will come Saturday.
Lukashenko Sworn in as Belarus President as EU Mulls Sanctions
Punishing Belarus will depend on how the bloc chooses to respond to Turkey.
Zambia Is on the Verge of a Pandemic-Related Debt Default
The government has asked investors for relief on interest payments, a potential sign of a wider debt crisis among developing countries.
Trump Snubs U.N. as General Debate Opens
U.S. officials still likely to use the General Assembly to push for more pressure on Iran.
U.S. Election Heats Up After Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death
Republicans prepare to confirm her replacement as Democrats cry foul.
Will Trump Approve Oracle’s Bid to Purchase TikTok?
As Trump’s ban on TikTok looms, a deal is on the table that would see China’s ByteDance retain majority ownership in the app.
U.S. Plans to Send New Weapons to Taiwan
As relations with China continue to deteriorate, Washington prepares to deepen its security ties with Taiwan.
Yoshihide Suga Takes Over as Japan’s New Prime Minister
The former chief cabinet secretary represents continuity, but new challenges may force him to change his priorities.
The 75th Session of the U.N. General Assembly Opens
Putin sends aid to Lukashenko, violence in Ivory Coast, and Japan's new leader.
Afghan Peace Talks Begin; Japan’s Ruling Party Elects New Leader
Taliban and Afghan government leaders look to end decades of conflict and Japan's LDP chooses Shinzo Abe's successor
Russian Interference Intensifies as U.S. Election Heats Up
Moscow appears to be getting its hands dirty on behalf of Trump, and new evidence suggests the president still hasn’t escaped scrutiny from the first round.
Macron Hosts Eastern Med Summit as Russian Involvement Deepens
As the threat of an international military confrontation increases, Mediterranean leaders meet to discuss a resolution to the tense standoff.
Arab Countries Meet to Discuss Palestinian Statehood
The Palestinian Authority will seek to reprioritize the issue of statehood as normalization efforts with Israel stall.
No-Deal Brexit Is Back on the Table
The EU faces renewed pressure as Boris Johnson works to override the withdrawal agreement.
Kosovar and Serbian Leaders Seek Resolution During Talks at the White House
But today’s meeting is unlikely to pave the way out of their decades-old dispute.
Russian Prime Minister Visits Belarus as Crisis Deepens
The meeting takes place against the backdrop of the growing threat of a Russian intervention.
European Leaders Pay Surprise Visit to Libya to Push for Peace
International actors are working to promote peace in the war-torn country, but there’s still a long way to go.
Border Tensions Flare Between India and China
A weekend altercation was defused before it turned violent, but it highlights the continuing hostility between the two powers.
Biden Sets Sights on Trump
As U.S. enters final campaign stretch, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is in intensive care after a suspected poisoning and Mali’s coup leaders vow to hold elections.
Pompeo Holds Surprise Talks With Taliban
As fighting broke out in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. Secretary of State held a surprise video conference with a top Taliban official.
The U.S. Economy Is in Free Fall as Unemployment Benefits End
Millions of unemployed people are expected to be without benefits, setting the stage for another economic downturn later this year.
Trump to Pull U.S. Troops From Germany
As Pentagon speaks of grand strategy, Trump says troop withdrawal is about getting even with Berlin.
Big Tech Faces Off With Congress
As pressure grows on the four tech companies, many are increasing their spending on lobbying.
The U.S. Is Out of Chengdu In New Low for U.S.-China Ties
The move comes after the consulate was given a 72-hour deadline to vacate on Friday in retaliation for the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston.
U.S. Justice Department to Investigate Federal Agents Involved In Protest Crackdown
The move comes as Trump threatens to deploy more federal forces to Democratic Party-run cities.
The Trump Administration Throws Its Support Behind a Vaccine
The White House has agreed to a $1.95 billion deal for a supply of one of the world’s most promising COVID-19 vaccines. Will it work?
U.S. Death Toll Breaks 1,000 Again as Deaths Rise in Americas
A dramatic rise in new cases has fueled an increase in the U.S. daily death toll, and the rest of the Western Hemisphere isn’t doing much better.
EU Economic Negotiations Enter Overtime
What was planned as a two-day summit is now in its fourth day as a disagreement drags on over what form recovery funds should take.
European Council Meets For First In-Person Summit of Pandemic Era
Although the summit is a victory of sorts, leaders remain divided on an economic rescue package for the bloc.
An Insecure Twitter Means an Insecure World
Yesterday’s hacking scam shows how frail our digital institutions really are.
ICE Drops Student Visa Threat, but Foreign Students Still Face Hurdles
The decision will come as a relief to U.S.-based international students. But the United States should worry about the steady drop in foreign student applications.
U.S. Hardens Stance on Beijing’s Activities in South China Sea
Before yesterday’s announcement, the United States has preferred to have its warships do the talking.
U.S. Coronavirus Cases Spike, With India Close Behind
Although the United States is still the worst-hit country, India’s cases show no signs of decreasing.