Organization leading Covax could end the vaccine-sharing initiative

Board members of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance are considering a plan to phase out Covax, according to an internal document obtained by The Washington Post.

By Claire ParkerDecember 7, 2022

Peru’s president impeached, arrested after he tries to dissolve congress

Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to impeach Pedro Castillo for “moral incapacity.” Dina Boluarte was sworn in as the country's first female president.

By Simeon Tegel and Diana DuránDecember 7, 2022

As Finland and Sweden wait to join NATO, Turkey extracts concessions

Ankara is holding up expansion of the Western alliance, and the Biden administration may have to step in to get the deal done.

By Missy RyanDecember 7, 2022

Britain approves first coal mine in 30 years

Coal is the planet’s most polluting fossil fuel and the greenlighting of a new mine is controversial in Britain and beyond.

By Karla AdamDecember 7, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Putin warns of ‘long process’ in Ukraine; says Russia has ‘not gone crazy’ over nuclear threats

Ukraine’s allies are walking a fine line after a series of drone strikes targeting Russian military airfields this week.

By Erin Cunningham, Missy Ryan, Jennifer Hassan, Emily Rauhala and Miriam BergerDecember 7, 2022

Russia killed 441 civilians extrajudicially in Kyiv area early in war, U.N. finds

The findings add to mounting evidence that Russian forces have targeted and summarily executed Ukrainian civilians in grave violations of international law.

By Miriam BergerDecember 7, 2022

German police arrest 25 over far-right plot to overthrow government

The group subscribed to conspiracy theories including QAnon and the Reichsbürger movement, which denies the existence of the modern German state, authorities said.

By Loveday Morris, Souad Mekhennet and Victoria BissetDecember 7, 2022

As Ukraine and Russia step up prisoner exchanges, scarred POWs tell of abuse

Amid grinding combat, Ukraine and Russia have stepped up exchanges of POWs in recent weeks, releasing hundreds. Some freed Ukrainians said they were tortured.

By Jeff Stein and Kostiantyn KhudovDecember 7, 2022

Morocco’s World Cup win lifts a legion of Arab fans

The rare sense of Middle Eastern solidarity has come as a pleasant surprise, bringing together citizens whose governments have often been hostile to one other.

By Kareem FahimDecember 7, 2022

More than 1 in 5 workers worldwide have experienced harassment or violence at work, survey concludes

Younger workers are at greater risk, and young women are twice as likely as young men to suffer sexual violence and harassment, the global survey found.

By Andrew JeongDecember 7, 2022

‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ find of 1,300-year-old necklace dazzles historians

The medieval piece, or “Harpole Treasure,” offers a glimpse into the style of elite 7th-century Christian women, archaeologists working in Northamptonshire, England, say.

By Leo SandsDecember 7, 2022

Morocco fans celebrate across Europe after historic World Cup advance

Arab and African fans danced in European cities as Morocco became the first Arab soccer team to reach the World Cup quarterfinals.

By Ellen Francis and Adela SulimanDecember 7, 2022

U.S. did not encourage or enable Kyiv to strike within Russia, Blinken says

Secretary of State Antony Blinken was responding to news of drone attacks on Russia’s Engels-2 and Dyagilevo airbases as well as an airfield in Kursk.

By Annabelle Timsit, Mary Ilyushina and Missy RyanDecember 7, 2022

China eases covid testing and health-pass rules in wake of protests

China relaxed measures in a 10-point plan that also said people with less severe infections could quarantine at home rather than in centralized facilities.

By Christian Shepherd and Lyric LiDecember 7, 2022

On east front with Ukrainian troops: Constant shelling, no heat or coffee

Battling mud and newly mobilized Russian reinforcements, Ukrainian forces are advancing slowly into occupied Luhansk, where Moscow is trying to avoid a new defeat.

By Isabelle KhurshudyanDecember 7, 2022

Mainstream Republicans back Marjorie Taylor Greene audit of Ukraine aid

The measure was narrowly defeated by a Democratic-led panel, but the vote revealed broader GOP support for extensive oversight of Ukraine funding.

By John HudsonDecember 6, 2022

U.S. troops to expand patrols in Syria despite tension with Turkey

The move risks further upsetting relations between NATO allies

By Dan Lamothe and Louisa LoveluckDecember 6, 2022

Ukraine live briefing: Russia hit by a third drone strike, signaling strengthened Ukrainian ability

A Ukrainian official told The Washington Post that the strikes were carried out by Ukrainian drones, though Kyiv did not officially claim responsibility.

By David L. Stern, Erin Cunningham, Mary Ilyushina, Jeff Stein, Kelly Kasulis Cho, Jennifer Hassan, Miriam Berger and Justine McDanielDecember 6, 2022

Ukraine strikes another Russian air base, showing vulnerability of defenses

A drone attack attributed to Ukraine rocked a Russian airfield, one day after two other airbases inside Russia were struck.

By Mary IlyushinaDecember 6, 2022

Quebec’s government wants to end mandatory oath to King Charles III

Several Commonwealth realms have been reassessing their relationship with the monarchy since the death of Elizabeth II, a figure more beloved than her son.

By Amanda ColettaDecember 6, 2022