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Russia Launches a Rare Daytime Missile Attack on Kyiv

A Wagner Fighter’s Escape to Norway Creates a Problem for His Host

Andrei Medvedev, who fought with Russia’s Wagner mercenary group, is seeking asylum in Norway, while providing information on Wagner’s fight in Ukraine.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey Is Re-elected

Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrating his victory in Istanbul on Sunday.

Will Erdogan’s Victory Soften Turkey’s Opposition to Sweden in NATO?

Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrating his victory in Istanbul on Sunday.

She Said Her Professor Sexually Harassed Her. His Wife Won Damages.

Meiko Sano, who brought a sexual harassment lawsuit against her art history professor, in Tokyo.

Spanish Prime Minister Calls Snap Election for July

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of Spain, shown at the White House on May 12, said he would dissolve Parliament and hold elections on July 23.

Meet the New Mayor: How a Refugee Won Over a Conservative German Town

Ryyan Alshebl, center, at the May Day festival in Ostelsheim, Germany. A Syrian refugee who arrived in 2015, he is the town’s new mayor.

China Announces Plan to Land Astronauts on Moon by 2030

A billboard displaying Chinese astronauts at a �satellite launch facility in northwestern China. On Monday, China said it plans to land a person on the moon by 2030.

Modi Opens India’s New Parliament Building as Opposition Stays Away

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India carrying a scepter during an inauguration for a new Parliament building on Sunday in New Delhi.

At Least 3 Die in Clashes on Iranian-Afghan Border

The Helmand River snaking through the province near Nadali, Afghanistan.

Turkey’s Presidential Runoff Election 2023: What to Know

An election poster of Mr. Erdogan in Kayseri. He has tapped the power of his office to appeal to voters and mitigate the effects of inflation.

Sudan War Strikes a Blow to the Country’s Emerging Art Scene

Dahlia Abdelilah Baasher, a Sudanese artist, painting at her new home in Cairo. Dozens of artists and gallery owners have fled Sudan and don’t know the fate of their artworks.

Ukraine Repels Large Russian Drone Attack on Kyiv

Damage inside a building struck by debris in Kyiv on Sunday.

German Plan Would Ease Path to Citizenship, but Not Without a Fight

Mayor Peter Tschentscher of Hamburg, Germany, presenting a certificate at a citizenship ceremony in February at City Hall.

A Climactic Opening

Alberta’s Vote Will Test American-Style Far-Right Politics

Danielle Smith, the leader of the United Conservative Party, while campaigning this month in Calgary.

Ukraine Bets on Wind Power, Which Missiles Can’t Damage as Easily

New wind turbines at the Tyligulska wind farm in May in the Mykolaiv region of Ukraine.

Erdogan’s Victory in Turkey’s Presidential Election: Key Takeaways

Supporters of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan celebrating in Istanbul on Sunday. He has retained fervent backing from a significant part of the population.

The Mystery of the Disappearing van Gogh

Uganda’s President Signs Punitive Anti-Gay Bill Into Law

The Ugandan Parliament in May during the passage of an anti-gay bill. Lawmakers passed an earlier version in March.

One Indian State Is Desperate for More Babies

A woman undergoing an ultrasound at the Newlife Fertility Center in April in Siliguri, India. Although India is set to become the most populous nation on earth, the populations of some regions are shrinking.

Your Monday Briefing

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaking to supporters at the presidential palace after winning reelection.

Your Monday Briefing: A U.S. debt-limit deal

President Joe Biden arrives on the South Lawn of the White House after returning to Washington, D.C., on Sunday.

What’s in the Debt Deal

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said a deal had been reached to raise the debt limit for two years.

Richard Revesz and His Agency Are Remaking the Pollution Fight

Richard Revesz in Washington, D.C.

Emilia-Romagna, Italy, May Face More Violent and Frequent Storms

Andrea Ricci, 26, sat exhausted last Saturday on a dinghy that he used to help deliver goods and water to people in the flooded district of Lugo, Italy.

Some Canadian Indigenous See Hudson’s Bay Building as Hollow Gift

The Hudson’s Bay Company’s former flagship store, built in 1926, has long been an iconic fixture of downtown Winnipeg.

Summer’s Unofficial Start

Official in India Drains Part of Reservoir to Retrieve Phone

A view of the district in Chhattisgarh State, India, where the Paralkot reservoir is.

As Covid Infections Rise, China Rejects a Return to Lockdowns

A tourist shopping street in Beijing last month.

Canada Needs to Hurry on A.I. Oversight, Experts Warn

Geoffrey Hinton, a leading expert in artificial intelligence, photographed in 2017 at the University of Toronto.

Putin’s Ukraine Strategy: Ignore War in Public and Outlast Foes

Destroyed Russian military vehicles sitting at a makeshift open-air museum this month in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

For These Veterans of U.S. Military, ‘Free’ Health Care Is a 5-Hour Flight Away

Ovenny Jermeto, a veteran from the Marshall Islands, in the waiting room at the Spark M. Matsunaga Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Honolulu.

Ukraine’s Top Commander Signals Counteroffensive Could Be Imminent

A Ukrainian soldier from the 79th Brigade firing toward Russian positions near the town of Marinka in eastern Ukraine last week.

Russian Missile Strike Hits Ukrainian Hospital

A Russian missile strike destroyed part of a hospital complex in Dnipro, Ukraine, on Friday.

Berlin Police Investigate Roger Waters Over Nazi-Style Uniform

Roger Waters performing in 2012 at Yankee Stadium in New York. He wore a similar outfit at concerts in Berlin last week, for which the German authorities are investigating him.

Evan Gershkovich Appeals Russia’s Extension of His Detention

Evan Gershkovich, 31, appearing in court in April after being arrested in late March and accused of espionage.

Belgium Sentences Students Over Hazing Death of Sanda Dia

A photograph of Sanda Dia in his brother’s home in Oostakker, Belgium.

For Ukraine Military, Far-Right Russian Volunteers Make for Worrisome Allies

Denis Kapustin, in black, the leader of an anti-Putin group of ethnic Russians, has been identified as a neo-Nazi by the Anti-Defamation League.

Russian Public Appears to Be Souring on War Casualties, Analysis Shows

An abandoned Russian tank in a forest north of Kharkiv, Ukraine, in January. Russia’s battlefield casualties could threaten support for President Vladimir V. Putin if concern about them turns the public against the war.

Iran Frees Belgian Aid Worker in Prisoner Swap

In a photo released by the Belgian government, Olivier Vandecasteele stands in a Belgian military plane transporting him back to his country, on Friday.

The Counteroffensive Is Coming

The 80th Air Assault Brigade of the Ukrainian Armed Forces fired a barrage of 122mm Grad rockets in the direction of Bakhmut during a night operation in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine.

Passenger Arrested on Suspicion of Forcing Open Plane Door Mid-Flight

An Asiana Airlines plane sitting on the tarmac after an emergency landing at Daegu International Airport in South Korea on Friday.

How Turkey’s Erdogan Rose to Power

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey greeting supporters in Ankara, Turkey, this month.

Colombia’s Peace-Whisperer Makes Plenty of Enemies

Leyner Palacios served on the Truth Commission, which spent four years examining Colombia’s internecine conflict, fought between 1958 and 2016.

Ukraine NATO Bid Mirrors West Germany’s During Cold War

Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, delivering a video message at a Council of Europe summit in Reykjavik in May.

Vietnam Activist Jailed for Mocking Official’s Salt Bae Meal

Burhan Sönmez on the Tensions Between Politics and Art in Turkey

Burhan Sönmezm, a writer who is part of Turkey’s ethnic Kurdish minority, sees the upheavals of the Erdogan years as only the latest chapter in an ongoing struggle of Turkish power and Turkish art.

Turkey’s Erdogan Woos Voters in Re-Election Campaign

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey campaigning in the capital Ankara in April.

Gasoline Prices, a Source of Pain Last Year, Have Come Way Down

A gas station in Alexandria, Va., this week. Because gas prices are posted on big colorful signs, they can have a powerful psychological impact on consumers.

Restaurant Chain Franchises Face Scrutiny From the FTC

Franchises are ubiquitous in the American business landscape but concern is rising about the poor disclosure of business risks.

‘Different Standards’: The Struggle of Indigenous Journalists in Australia

Stan Grant announced that he would step back from his television hosting duties after receiving “relentless” racial abuse.

Russia’s Wagner Mercenaries Say They'll Pull Out of Bakhmut

An image released by Yevgeny V. Prigozhin’s press service that it says shows him with Wagner fighters in Bakhmut, Ukraine, on Thursday.

Here’s Why So Many People Are Moving to the U.K.

Ukrainian and British flags hanging outside a bar in Liverpool, England, in May. A large influx of refugees from Ukraine is one factor driving up immigration.

The Search for Madeleine McCann in Portugal Is Over, Police Say

Madeleine McCann went missing shortly before her fourth birthday.

Arctic Squirrels Have a Climate Change Problem

An Arctic ground squirrel on the lookout. Researchers have found that females are emerging from hibernation up to 10 days earlier.

Rwandan Genocide Fugitive Is Arrested After Being on the Run for 30 Years

The Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, in 2019.

Man Arrested in Downing Street Car Crash in London

Police officers stand guard near where a car crashed into front gates on Downing Street in London on Thursday.

Inside Tina Turner’s Quiet Life in Switzerland

Outside Tina Turner’s house in Switzerland on Wednesday. In Küsnacht, she did her own shopping and stood in line at the post office.