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Israel-Hamas War: Israel Says 5 Hamas Military Leaders Have Been Killed

Palestinians inspecting a damaged building in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.

New U.K. Asylum Bill Aims to Override Some Human Rights Law

The proposed bill by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain failed to satisfy hard-liners in his Conservative Party.

Illia Kyva Is Killed Near Moscow

Former Ukrainian lawmaker Illia Kyva, right, in Kyiv in 2021.

Putin Travels to U.A.E. and Saudi Arabia on Rare Trip to Mideast

A photo released by the United Arab Emirates Presidential Court showed President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia greeting Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Emirati president, in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday.

Bordeaux Botulism Outbreak: Criminal Charges Announced

The Tchin Tchin Wine Bar in Bordeaux, France.

Israel Claims It Has Killed 5 Hamas Commanders Seen in Rare Photo

As Political Turmoil Intensifies in Ukraine, Opposition Leader Calls for Unity

Petro O. Poroshenko on the outskirts of Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, in 2022. He had planned a trip to the United States for what he said were meetings at Congress and the Pentagon.

Gaza War Widens Gap Between Arab Rulers and Citizens

Pro-Palestinian protests have become a frequent sight in Manama, Bahrain’s capital, since the war in Gaza began on Oct. 7.

Boris Johnson Apologizes at U.K. Covid Inquiry for ‘Pain and Suffering’

A screenshot from footage broadcast by Britain’s Covid-19 inquiry showed Boris Johnson, the former prime minister, testifying in London on Wednesday about his government’s handling of the pandemic.

Nigeria’s President Calls for Inquiry After Military Strike Kills at Least 85 Civilians

Victims of an army drone attack received treatment on Tuesday at a hospital in Kaduna, Nigeria.

Arab Citizens of Israel Released in Deals With Hamas Fear a Backlash

A bus carrying released Palestinian prisoners arriving in Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, last month.

The U.S. says Israel must do more to protect civilians. Experts see little change.

Carrying a body in the aftermath of a blast in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, on Monday. On Sunday, Israel declared one fifth of the city an evacuation zone.

Renewable Energy Could Be a Casualty in the War on Inflation. Here’s Why.

Maintenance on solar panels in Nairobi, Kenya, in October. High interest rates are straining government budgets in developing countries.

Alberto Fujimori Is Ordered Released From Prison in Peru

Peru’s top court reinstated a presidential pardon for Alberto Fujimori, and he will most likely be freed on Wednesday, his lawyer said.

Seychelles Declares State of Emergency After Blast at Explosives Depot

The main island in Seychelles in 2019.

Thursday Briefing

Displaced Palestinians on their way from the north of the Gaza Strip to its south.

China and E.U. Leaders Meet as Tensions Rise over Russia

Xi Jinping, China’s leader, met with Ursula von der Leyen, the European Commission president, and Charles Michel, the European Council president. The European leaders were planning to urge Beijing to use its influence on Russia to end the war in Ukraine.

Tesla Is Fighting With Sweden’s Unions. Here’s What to Know.

Europe and Asia React to U.S. Push for Tech and Clean Energy

The Roseland Solar and Storage center in Riesel, Texas, has over 1.2 million solar panels on 4,263 acres. The United States has embarked on an enormous push to bolster its clean energy industry.

Dublin’s Riot Was Not a Surprise to Those Who Watch the Far Right

Central Dublin, near the site where riots and protests took place on Nov. 23.

Russia’s Latest Disinformation Tactic Exploits American Celebrities

Despite McConnell Legacy Push, Ukraine Funding in Increasing Jeopardy

Senator Mitch McConnell, the minority leader, in the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday.

Venezuela Orders Arrest of Top Opposition Figures on Treason

María Corina Machado, a Venezuelan opposition leader, held a news conference in Caracas on Wednesday.

Israel and Hamas Battle for a City in Gaza, Sparking Another Exodus

Palestinians searching for victims in the rubble left by a strike that touched off a blaze in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Wednesday.

Arizona Man Is Arrested in Connection With Australia Shooting

Cheryl Scanlon, an assistant commissioner of the Queensland Police Service in Australia, announced the arrest of an Arizona man in connection with a shooting on a remote property on Dec. 12, 2022.

Thursday Briefing: Gazans Flee Khan Younis

Injured people arrive at Nasser Hospital, in Khan Younis, Gaza, on Tuesday.

Republicans Block Aid to Ukraine, Jeopardizing Its Fight Against Russia

White House and Ukrainian officials have told lawmakers that without an influx of weapons, Ukraine will run out of resources to defend against Russia by the end of the year.

Gaza Hostage Families Urge Israeli Government to Help

Photos of the Hamas hostages displayed in Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

Gazans Flee Fighting to Al-Mawasi, but Find Little Shelter There

Palestinians evacuating the city of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday.

U.S. Charges 4 Russian Soldiers With War Crimes Against an American

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced charges against four Russian soldiers on Wednesday.

Biden Calls on Congress to Approve Aid to Ukraine: ‘This Cannot Wait’

President Biden urged Congress in a televised speech on Wednesday to pass aid for Ukraine.

Nguyen Qui Duc, Whose Salon Became a Hanoi Hub, Dies at 65

Snob summer is dead. Long live mystery winter.

Alice Braga, left, and Emma Corrin in “A Murder at the End of the World.”

Can Carbon Capture Live Up to the Hype?

Read Your Way Through Madrid

U.S. Military Grounds Hundreds of Ospreys After Fatal Crash Off Japan

Debris believed to be from the CV-22 Osprey that crashed off the island of Yakushima in Japan on Nov. 29 was brought ashore last week.

Wednesday Briefing

President Biden has become so closely associated with Israel that he effectively owns its military operation and has absorbed withering political attacks, especially from the left wing of his own party.

Woman Shot and Killed in East London

Police at the scene of a shooting incident near Vine Close, Hackney, east London on Wednesday.

Israel-Hamas War Intensifies in Southern Gaza; Civilians Say No Place Is Safe

A Palestinian man mourning the loss of relatives killed in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, on Tuesday.

Israeli Doctors Help Child Hostages Return Home

Dr. Yael Mozer-Glassberg is among the first medical professionals to care for a group of children and mothers returning to Israel after being taken hostage by Hamas.

House Declares Anti-Zionism Is Antisemitism, Dividing Democrats

Representative Jerrold Nadler, Democrat of New York and the longest-serving Jewish member of the House, voted “present” on the resolution.

Wednesday Briefing: Israel Entered Southern Gaza’s Largest City

Ukraine Opens War Crimes Inquiry Into Soldiers’ Deaths

Destroyed houses in the city of Avdiivka, near the village where the soldiers were killed.

U.S. Imposes Visa Bans Tied to West Bank Violence

Palestinian protesters built roadblocks in Ramallah, West Bank, last week, ahead of the return of released Palestinian prisoners and detainees under a brief cease-fire deal.

E.U. Official Cites Major Risk of Terror Attacks Over the Holiday Season

French police cordoned off the area near the Bir-Hakeim Bridge in Paris after a man armed with a knife and a hammer attacked people, killing a German tourist, on Saturday.

Where Will the Whales Be? Ask the Climate Model.

As humpback whale populations recover from the now mostly banned whaling industry, they are increasingly sharing time and territory with fishermen.

Ukraine Aid Falters in Senate as Republicans Insist on Border Restrictions

Ukrainian soldiers with the 22nd Mechanized Brigade firing at Russian positions in the direction of Bakhmut, in eastern Ukraine, last week. The front line has remained largely static over the past year.

Putin to Visit Saudi Arabia and U.A.E. on Wednesday

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia at a Group of 20 summit in 2018. Oil efforts helped build ties between the leaders.

Got Climate Angst? At the U.N. Summit, There’s a Quiet, Spiritual Place.

On the Ground in Wars and Disasters, the U.N. Plays a Vital Role

A school in Khan Younis, in Gaza’s south, that is affiliated with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency and that was damaged by an airstrike in October.

Math Scores Dropped Globally, but the U.S. Still Trails Other Countries

In math, the U.S. ranked 28th out of 37 participating countries from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a group that includes mostly industrialized democracies.

Israeli forces say they are fighting in ‘the heart of Khan Younis.’

Injured Palestinians arriving at Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday.

As World Heats, Energy for Air-Conditioning Could Double by 2050

Ten percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2050 could come from air-conditioning and other efforts to keep cool.

Rohingya Refugees Stuck on Boats in Andaman Sea, U.N. Says

Members of the Rohingya ethnic group reached Aceh Province in Indonesia by boat last month. Many Rohingya make the dangerous journey across the Andaman Sea from Bangladesh or Myanmar each year.

Tuesday Briefing

A convoy of Israeli tanks maneuvers near Israel's border with Gaza

Can Boris Johnson Keep His Cool at U.K.’s Covid Inquiry?

Boris Johnson in London in March. On Wednesday, Mr. Johnson will become the latest political figure to be scrutinized by the Covid-19 inquiry, an independent, public examination of Britain’s response to the pandemic.

Accounts of Sexual Violence by Hamas Are Aired Amid Criticism of U.N.

Sheryl Sandberg, the former Meta executive who, along with Gilad Erdan, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, was among the event’s primary organizers.

Harris Takes Forceful Tone With Israel in a Foray Into Mideast Diplomacy

Vice President Kamala Harris’s trip to the United Arab Emirates over the weekend offered her a chance to seize the international spotlight.

Global Carbon Budget Report Finds Fossil Fuel Emissions Still Rising

Unloading coal in a port in Rugao, in China’s Jiangsu province, last month.

Israeli Forces Near Khan Younis in Southern Gaza

Palestinians carrying the body of a victim in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday.

Tuesday Briefing: Israel Expands Operations Across Gaza

Palestinians fled from Khan Younis to Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Monday, after the Israeli army called on people to leave certain areas in the city.

Evan Gershkovich Is Still Awaiting Trial in Russia, 250 Days Later

Evan Gershkovich, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, attended a hearing in Moscow in October.

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