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Ukraine Intensifies Attacks on Russian Frontline Positions

A successful counteroffensive could help support Kyiv’s push for additional military aid and security guarantees from the West, and strengthen the hand of President Volodymyr Zelensky in any peace talks with Russia.

Nazi Symbols on Ukraine’s Front Lines Highlight Thorny Issues of History

A Russian volunteer fighter for the Ukrainian army, wearing a Galizien patch, which have been adopted as symbols of anti-Russian resistance and national pride, in Southern Ukraine, in 2022.

In India, Trains Running Again Past Site of Deadly Crash

Railway workers in India on Sunday at the site of a three-train crash.

With Prince Harry to Testify in Hacking Case, Royals Prepare to Cringe

Prince Harry leaving the High Court in London in March. He has turned his campaign against the tabloid press into one of the animating causes of his life.

As Assad’s Isolation Lifts, Syrian Refugees Fear Pressure to Return Home

Rasha, a Syrian refugee, and her three children were deported from Lebanon back to Syria in April. She is now back at her home in Beirut.

Nearly 90 Afghan Schoolgirls Were Poisoned, Officials Suspect

Girls attending class in Kabul in March. The suggestion of poisonings has rattled nerves in northern Afghanistan, where restrictions on girls’ education have become a flashpoint under the Taliban.

Oxford Business College and Others Make Millions Off Immigrant Students

The Oxford Business College campus this year in Slough, England.

Jacinda Ardern Is Now a Dame, Recognized for Service to New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern at the United Nations’ European headquarters in Geneva last month.

Kathleen Folbigg Is Pardoned; Australian Official Cites ‘New Evidence’

Kathleen Folbigg in 2019, during the first of two official Australian inquiries into her case.

Huge Crowds Protest Poland’s Governing Conservative Party

Supporters and members of Poland’s opposition parties protested against the government’s policies in Krakow on Sunday.

India Funds New Trains Ahead of Safety Improvements, Analysts Say

Railway workers in India on Sunday at the site of a three-train crash.

In Israel, Tough Questions Follow Fatal Attack on the Egyptian Border

Israeli soldiers on Sunday in Rishon LeZion, Israel, carrying the coffin of Lia Ben Nun, a soldier who was killed this weekend in a shootout on the border with Egypt.

Amsterdam Train Service Resumes After Disruption

Central Station in Amsterdam last year. Train service to and from the Dutch capital resumed on Monday after cancellations on Sunday.

A Pacifist Sect From Russia Is Shaken by War, and Modernity

Members of the Doukhobor community during a prayer service last month in Castlegar, British Columbia.

Prince Harry Will Be the First British Royal to Testify Since Edward VII

Prince Albert Edward, the eldest son of Queen Victoria, in 1898. Seven years earlier, he testified as part of a court case.

This Famous ‘Spy’ Whale Likes People. That Could Be a Problem.

Hvaldimir, a beluga whale, was spotted in the waters off Norway in April.

Hong Kong Court Overturns Conviction of Journalist Bao Choy

Bao Choy, center, speaking to the news media in Hong Kong after her conviction was overturned on Monday.

Millennials Just Keep Voting

American Kestrels Are in a Puzzling Decline

A tagged kestrel in Harmony Township, N.J., held by John Smallwood, a biology professor at Montclair State University.

In Search of Iceberg Alley’s Spectacular Show

Guests aboard a tour boat approaching an iceberg near the town of Twillingate, Newfoundland.

Russia says it repelled a large-scale Ukrainian assault.

Members of the 93rd Mechanized Brigade firing an 82mm mortar at Russian positions, outside of Bakhmut last month.

India Vows Punishment for Those Responsible for Deadly Train Crash

Relatives checking the bodies of victims at a school in Balasore, India, on Sunday.

Most Victims Unidentified as Relatives Struggle to Reach India Train Crash Site

Relatives checking the bodies of victims at a high school in Balasore, India, on Sunday.

The Sun Is Calling

China and U.S. Offer Rival Visions for Asia

Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III, left, with John Chipman of the International Institute for Strategic Studies. During the meeting in Singapore, Mr. Austin argued for a U.S.-led safety net of well-armed partnerships in Asia.

No Shame. No Sorrow. Divorce Means It’s Party Time in Mauritania.

Canadian Military and Inuit Rangers Work to Defend Arctic Territory

Zelensky Signals Next Phase of Ukraine War Will Be Grim

The 95th Air Assault Brigade in a wooded position targeting Russian positions in eastern Ukraine on Friday.

Hong Kong Remembered June 4 Tiananmen Massacre, Until It Couldn’t

Police officers arresting Sanmu Chan, a performance artist, after he yelled, “Hong Kongers, don’t be afraid! Don’t forget June 4,” in Hong Kong on Saturday, before the anniversary of China’s Tiananmen Square massacre.

Serbia Protests After Mass Shootings Demand Social Changes

A Look at Some of the Deadliest Rail Crashes in India’s Recent History

The 1981 derailment of a passenger train in the Indian state of Bihar that killed an estimated 750 people is believed to be the deadliest rail accident in the country’s history.

Russians in Belgorod Region Start Feeling the Ukraine War

3 Israeli Soldiers Killed in Rare Attack on Egyptian Border

An ambulance drove out of a military base after a deadly shooting in southern Israel, along the Egyptian border on Saturday.

U.S. Warns China on Nuclear Rivalry and Vows to Keep Patrolling Region

Chinese intercontinental ballistic missiles on display during a parade in Beijing in 2019.

Modi Arrives at Scene of Deadly Train Crash in Odisha, India

Railway workers used excavators to remove wreckage from the derailment and collision in an effort to bring the tracks back into service.

What Will Be the Theme of Summer?

He’s the Biggest Power Broker in Canada Whom You’ve Never Heard Of

The building across from Parliament that houses the offices of the prime minister and the Privy Council.

Car Bombing in Russian-Occupied Ukraine Shows Reach of War

Members of Ukraine’s 95th Air Assault Brigade fired at Russian positions in eastern Ukraine on Friday.

In Russian Schools, It’s Recite Your ABC’s and ‘Love Your Army’

Schoolchildren touring the “Victory Museum,” which is dedicated to Russia’s victory over Nazi Germany in World War II.

2 Students, Punished for Rainbow Flags, Test China’s L.G.B.T.Q. Space

Karolyn Li and Christine Huang in Beijing. The two Tsinghua University students are fighting the education authorities in China over their right to display rainbow flags on campus.

Vigilante Justice Rises in Haiti and Crime Plummets

Men with machetes, part of a self-defense initiative to keep gangs from gaining control of their neighborhood, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

India’s Train Crash: What We Know About the Accident in Odisha

U.S. Defense Secretary Austin Vows to Keep Pressure on China

Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore on Saturday.

Ukraine Investigates Deaths by Shelter as Russia Evacuates Border Towns

A mourner on Friday paying her respects in Kyiv, Ukraine, for a girl who was killed in a Russian bombardment when she and her mother tried but failed to get inside a bomb shelter.

U.S. Will Try to Bring China Into Arms Control Talks

Jake Sullivan, the national security adviser, described President Biden’s plans to deal with nuclear threats in a post-Cold War world.

Remains Match Traits of Missing Call Center Workers in Mexico, Officials Say

Forensic experts with several bags of human remains that were extracted from the bottom of a ravine by a helicopter on Wednesday in Zapopan, Jalisco State, Mexico.

India Train Crash: More Than 260 Dead and 900 Injured in Odisha

Blinken Details Russia’s ‘Failures’ in Ukraine and Warns Against Cease-Fires

Antony J. Blinken, the U.S. secretary of state, speaking on Friday at Helsinki’s City Hall in Finland.

Ukrainian Recruits, Wanting to Fight, Train in the U.K. for Counteroffensive

Ukrainian soldiers take part in urban combat exercises at a British Army military base in Northern England on Friday.

Analyzing Shiv’s Decision on ‘Succession’ With a Feminist Text

Matthew Macfadyen and Sarah Snook in the “Succession” series finale.

Ukrainian Shelling in Russia’s Belgorod Region Forces Evacuations

After Mass Shootings in Serbia, Few Want to Give Up Their Guns

A vigil in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, after a deadly school shooting in May. Patchy enforcement of gun laws has left a large number of weapons illegally in private hands.

Senegal Blocks Some Social Media After Ousmane Sonko Is Sentenced

Demonstrators clash with riot policemen at a neighborhood in Dakar, Senegal, on Friday.

The Three Other Trump Investigations

Former President Donald Trump raises his fists to supporters after a rally campaigning for GOP presidential nomination in Manchester, NH on April 27, 2023.

Sparrows Are the Main Suspects in a Bird-Nest Murder

She Lost Her Career, Family and Freedom. She’s Still Fighting to Change Iran.

Narges Mohammadi at her home in Tehran last year during a medical furlough from prison.