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Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Israeli filmmaker engulfed in backlash after antiwar speech in Berlin
Yuval Abraham also criticized his government's treatment of Palestinians at the Berlin film festival. He said ensuing death threats made it unsafe for him to return home.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

PETA says it ‘rescued' racing pigeons from King Charles, urges end to sport
PETA is urging King Charles III to cut ties with pigeon racing. A Sandringham spokesperson said the royal pigeon loft "adheres to all standards."

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Prince Harry not owed full royal security protection, U.K. court says
Harry has tried to keep the same level of security in Britain that he had when he was a "working royal," which included blanket protection by specially trained police officers.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Hostage families begin protest march; Egypt hopes for deal in ‘next few days'


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Feb 28, 2024

Navalny's widow warns in E.U. speech of arrests at husband's funeral
Yulia Navalnaya told the European Parliament that it must confront Vladimir Putin not as a statesman but as the leader of a mafia.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Prince Harry will not receive special security protection, court says
Harry has tried to keep the same level of security in Britain that he had when he was a "working royal," which included blanket protection by specially trained police officers.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: Hostage families begin 4-day march amid tense cease-fire negotiations
Families of Israeli hostages began a four-day march to Jerusalem, demanding that "no one should be left behind" in Gaza — as talks on a cease-fire deal continue.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Russian opposition leader Navalny's funeral set for Friday in Moscow
Navalny spokeswoman Kira Yarmysh said a funeral will take place at the Church of the Icon of the Mother of God in Navalny's home district of Maryino.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Over 100,000 Michigan primary votes were ‘uncommitted.' What does that mean?


Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: Israel and Hamas downplay progress toward cease-fire deal
President Biden, under domestic political pressure over his handling of the war in Gaza, had said he hoped a weeks-long cease-fire could start as soon as next week.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Biden wins Mich. primary but faces ‘uncommitted' voters over his handling of Gaza


Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

South African city copes with climate change by chopping down trees
Cape Town is running low on water, so conservationists are clearing invasive species that are sucking it dry.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Jordan leads aid airdrops; USAID pledges $53 million for Gazans


Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Irene Camber, grande dame of women's fencing, dies at 98
At the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, she became the first Italian woman to win a gold medal in foil fencing.

Washington Post World News
Feb 28, 2024

Foreign troops in Ukraine? They're already there.
Stories of foreign nationals from Syria, Cuba, Nepal, India joining in Ukraine chart the tangled, tragic global fault lines of the war.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

‘Dreadful' Wonka-themed children's event leads some guests to call police
An underwhelming Willy Wonka-themed children's event in Glasgow, Scotland, went viral after guests said they were misled by advertisements.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Biden says Israel would halt fighting during Ramadan if hostage deal is reached
President Biden said Israel has agreed to halt fighting in Gaza during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan if a hostage-release deal is reached. Israel has not confirmed such an agreement.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

U.S., through USAID, announces $53 million in aid to Gaza


Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Biden hails cease-fire developments; Hamas, Israel downplay progress
Biden's optimistic take on the state of negotiations was contradicted by Israeli and Hamas officials as people stuck in Gaza yearned for an end to the fighting.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Who is Hamas leader Yehiya Sinwar? From enforcer to Oct. 7 mastermind.


Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Taliban sets sights on making Afghanistan a global power in cricket
The national team is making history, sign-ups at cricket academies are on the rise, and the government has ambitious plans for a new stadium.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Underground anti-monument movement brings painful history to Mexico City
With unauthorized installations dotting Mexico's power corridor, Paseo de la Reforma, activists are trying to exert control over who and what gets remembered.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Palestinian Authority gets a shake-up, but Abbas clings to power
Even a clean sweep of ministers would make little difference to the Palestinian Authority, analysts said, if it continues to be dominated by Mahmoud Abbas.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Antarctica was one of the few places without bird flu. Not anymore.
A highly pathogenic bird flu strain reached mainland Antarctica for the first time, leading scientists to worry about the fate of its penguins and other species.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Deadly bird flu discovered on Antarctica, threatening penguin colonies
A deadly bird flu strain reached mainland Antarctica for the first time, leading scientists to worry about the fate of its penguins and other species.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Yellen pushes Israel to reinstate West Bank work permits, allow commerce


Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Biden hails cease-fire developments, but Hamas, Israel downplay progress
Biden's optimistic take on the state of negotiations was quickly contradicted by Israeli and Hamas officials, as people stuck in Gaza yearned for an end to the fighting.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Analysis: Netanyahu's ‘day after' plan for Gaza is unviable


Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Here are the hostages released by Hamas and those remaining in Gaza
Some 112 hostages held by Hamas have been released or freed; 99 are believed still to be in Gaza. What we know about the remaining hostages.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Indigenous people accuse radiologists of secretly studying their organs
In a lawsuit, dozens of Pictou Landing First Nation members accused two radiologists of conducting MRI scans of their livers without their consent in Nova Scotia.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Russian activist from Nobel-winning organization gets prison term
The new penalty for Oleg Orlov comes as backers of deceased Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny say no venue will host his funeral because of government pressure.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Airman who set himself on fire grew up on religious compound, had anarchist past


Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

At Europe's sauna marathon, schvitzing is a sport
Estonia hosts the annual European Sauna Marathon, a steamy competition that sends teams of costumed revelers through 18 saunas in one afternoon.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

An underground campaign is transforming the monuments of Mexico City
With unauthorized installations dotting Mexico's power corridor, Paseo de la Reforma, activists are trying to exert control over who and what gets remembered.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

South Korea needs more doctors. A massive strike shows it won't be easy.
Surgeries are delayed as residents and interns protest a plan to increase medical school slots. The country faces a doctor shortage and an aging population.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Sweden is set to join NATO: What to know about the military alliance
Sweden is on the verge of becoming the alliance's 32nd member, after approval by Hungary. The historic expansion was set in motion by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Biden says Israel agreed to halt fighting over Ramadan if hostage deal reached


Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: Biden says Israel would halt fighting during Ramadan if hostage deal is reached
A deal to release hostages from Gaza is "close," the president said he had been told by his national security adviser.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Biden says temporary cease-fire in Gaza could come next week


Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Taliban sets sights on making Afghanistan a global cricketing power
The national team is making history, sign-ups at cricket academies are on the rise, and the government has ambitious plans for a new stadium.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

What a lab-made meat-rice hybrid says about the future of food
Researchers grew animal protein cells on top of rice. The result: A pink grain with a beefy aroma that they hope can boost sustainability and food safety.

Washington Post World News
Feb 27, 2024

Netanyahu's ‘day after' plan for Gaza is unviable
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has signaled a blanket rejection of any solutions that empower the Palestinians.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

As cease-fire talks continue in Qatar, Palestinian Authority president accepts cabinet resignations
The resignations open the door for a possible new technocratic government under Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as the United States and Arab allies seek to revitalize the ruling body.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Gaza has experienced one of the ‘largest economic shocks' in recent history, World Bank says


Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Palestine Red Crescent halts medical work in Gaza for 48 hours, citing Israeli targeting


Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Hamas leader hiding in Gaza, but killing him risks hostages, officials say
Israeli officials say they are closing in on Yehiya Sinwar, the accused architect of the Oct. 7 attacks. Whether his death would help end the war is up for debate.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

What to know about Palestinian Authority government resignation
Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh resigned to make way for a new technocratic government as the war in Gaza continues.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Aide to Navalny says prisoner swap was in the works before his death
According to Alexei Navalny's associate, the deal was to exchange Navalny and two imprisoned Americans for Russian agent Vadim Krasikov, imprisoned in Germany.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

As aid deliveries to Gaza falter, aid groups accuse Israel of ignoring ICJ ruling


Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: As cease-fire talks continue in Qatar, Palestinian Authority president accepts cabinet resignations
The resignation offer opens the door for a new technocratic government under Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as the United States and Arab allies seek to revitalize the ruling body.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Palestinian Authority shake-up paves way for postwar governance of Gaza


Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

What to know about Palestinian Authority as government offers to resign


Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Hungary approves Sweden's NATO bid, unblocking historic expansion
After the vote in Hungary's parliament, Sweden is set to become NATO's 32nd member, possibly within the week, completing an effort catalyzed by Russia's war in Ukraine.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: As cease-fire talks continue in Qatar, Palestinian Authority officials offer to resign
The resignation offer opens the door for a new technocratic government under Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as the United States and Arab allies seek to revitalize the ruling body.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Palestinian government resigns in step toward post-Gaza war overhaul
The United States and Arab countries are pushing a plan for Gaza to be administered by the Palestinian Authority — an initiative not backed by the Israeli government.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Airman dies after setting himself on fire outside Israeli Embassy in D.C.


Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Fans flock to ‘Saltburn' mansion after TikTokers show the way
Fans of the movie are flocking to Drayton House in Northamptonshire, England. TikToker Rhian Williams urged visitors to be "good countryside citizens."

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Navalny aide says prisoner swap was in the works before his death
According to Alexei Navalny's associate, the deal was to exchange Navalny and two imprisoned Americans for Russian agent Vadim Krasikov, imprisoned in Germany.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Israeli forces strike deep within Lebanon as tensions with Hezbollah mount


Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Palestinian Authority shake-up paves way for post-war governance of Gaza


Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Welcome to China's Cat Island, where lucky strays wait for a new home
Ginger cats, tabby cats, cow cats, calico cats — the Shanghai streets are home to them all. Now animal advocates are getting creative to curb feral populations.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

New Biden order would stem flow of Americans' sensitive data to China
The effort aims to forestall foreign adversaries' use of data to identify, target and surveil Americans.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: Palestinian prime minister, cabinet offer to resign in step toward post-Gaza war overhaul
The resignation offer opens the door for a new technocratic government under Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as the U.S. and Arab allies seek to revitalize the ruling body.

Washington Post World News
Feb 26, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: Israeli delegation expected to head to Qatar for talks, Israeli media says
A White House official said the U.S. hopes to firm up a deal in coming days. Talks over hostages and a potential cease-fire took place in Paris last week.

Washington Post World News
Feb 25, 2024

U.S. hopes cease-fire agreement in Gaza can be reached in ‘coming days'
A round of talks between mediators was held in Paris on Friday, even as Israel said it was preparing to attack the city of Rafah.

Washington Post World News
Feb 25, 2024

U.S. hopes cease-fire agreement in Gaza can be reached ‘in coming days'
A round of talks between mediators was held in Paris on Friday, even as Israel said it was preparing to attack the city of Rafah.

Washington Post World News
Feb 25, 2024

Zelensky says 31,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed since invasion
The figure was the first official estimate provided by Ukraine's president on his country's military losses during the conflict with Russia.

Washington Post World News
Feb 25, 2024

Israel signals progress in hostage talks; U.S., U.K. strike Houthi targets
The latest attacks on Houthi targets were the largest military action in weeks against the militant group, which says it is attacking ships over Israel's war in Gaza.

Washington Post World News
Feb 25, 2024

U.S. struggles for influence in West Africa as military juntas rise
Officials detailed their efforts to partner with the military governments in a region where Islamic extremism is surging and Russian influence expanding.

Washington Post World News
Feb 25, 2024

As Lebanon teeters on the edge, a war with Israel would be catastrophic
A slow moving economic disaster has hobbled Lebanon for years, making it acutely vulnerable to a potential war with Israel.

Washington Post World News
Feb 25, 2024

U.S. and U.K. carry out fresh strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen
It was the largest military action in weeks against the militant group, which is attacking shipping vessels to target Israel's economy over the war in Gaza.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

Ira von Fürstenberg, socialite princess of the jet set age, dies at 83
Ms. von Fürstenberg mingled with royalty, rogues, celebrities and fashionistas. When artist Salvador Dalí asked her to pose nude, she turned him down.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

U.S., Britain launch new wave of strikes against Houthis in Yemen
The action marks the latest effort by the United States to end the Houthis' wave of attacks against commercial shipping.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

U.S., Britain hit dozens of targets in new wave of strikes in Yemen
The action marks the latest effort by the United States to end the Houthis' wave of attacks against commercial shipping.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

With U.S. aid in doubt, Europe struggles to rearm Ukraine
European defense manufacturers are racing to produce artillery and other weapons Kyiv needs. But they may come too late.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

Russian authorities hand Navalny's body to mother for burial
The decision to give Lyudmila Navalnaya her son's body marked a rare victory for an individual confronting Russian officialdom.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

Israel mulls hostage deal as Netanyahu plans ‘action' in Rafah
More than two dozen U.N experts said such transfers of weapons and ammunition could violate international humanitarian law.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

Russian authorities turn over Navalny's body to mother for burial
The mother of Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent critic, struggled for a week to recover his body after officials said he died suddenly at an Arctic prison.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

A Gaza doctor's fear: Displacement, detention or death
Israel says doctors and hospitals provide cover for Hamas militants. More than 100 medical professionals have been detained since Oct. 7, according to the Gaza Health Ministry.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

U.N. experts urge embargo on Israel for arms that would be used in Gaza
More than two dozen U.N experts said such transfers of weapons and ammunition could violate international humanitarian law.

Washington Post World News
Feb 24, 2024

Three Ukrainian soldiers. Two years of war. How their lives changed.
When Russia attacked Ukraine, they joined the military to help defend their country against the invaders but over two years of war their lives were altered forever.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Bobi, once named the world's oldest dog, stripped of title after review
A year after Guinness World Records named Bobi the oldest dog ever, his title was posthumously stripped due to a lack of evidence.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

White House reverses West Bank policy, calling Israeli settlements illegal
The decision was in response to reports that the far-right government of Netanyahu was planning further settlement expansion, an official said.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Israeli strike kills at least 23 in Deir al-Balah, says Gaza Health Ministry


Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Netanyahu presents post-war Gaza security plan as Israel joins Paris talks
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's postwar plan pushes for indefinite military control over Gaza. In Paris, negotiators are trying to reach a hostage release deal.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Land mines return to Europe as front-line states fear Russian invasion
As policymakers reckon with Russia's advances in Ukraine and Trump's comments about defending NATO, the tools of 20th-century warfare are coming back in vogue.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Front-line Ukrainian commander pleads with Senate leader Schumer for aid
The Senate majority leader was in western Ukraine on an official visit when a phone interview with the Post turned into a conversation with the head of a drone unit desperately short of ammunition.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Russian authorities threaten to bury Navalny in prison colony, aide says
The Russian opposition leader's mother, Lyudmila Navalnaya, is rejecting a demand that she hold a small, private funeral for her son, who died suddenly in prison last week.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Frontline Ukrainian commander pleads with Senate leader Schumer for aid
The Senate majority leader was in western Ukraine on an official visit when a phone interview with the Post turned into a conversation with the head of a drone unit desperately short of ammunition.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Blinken reverses Trump-era decision on Israeli settlements


Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Netanyahu introduces post-war plan with indefinite security control of Gaza


Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Netanyahu presents hard-line ‘day after' vision for Gaza for the first time
The new plan, which came as a surprise, reflects Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's views on the conflict and has been dismissed by the Palestinians as a reoccupation of the Gaza Strip.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Netanyahu presents post-war plan with indefinite security control of Gaza


Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Scientists have studied a peculiar fossil since 1931. It was a fake.
European researchers said in a new study that a vital reptile fossil believed to be about 280 million years old was forged with paint.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: Netanyahu presents post-war Gaza security plan; Israel joins Paris talks
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's postwar plan pushes for indefinite military control over Gaza. In Paris, negotiators are trying to reach a hostage release deal.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Analysis: In Ukraine and Gaza, twilight for the ‘rules-based order'


Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Fewer migrants are crossing into Texas. Gov. Abbott is claiming credit.
Illegal border crossings into the United States have fallen 50 percent since the end of December

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Two years of war in Ukraine, seen through its leader's biggest moments
Since Russia invaded Ukraine two years ago, Volodymyr Zelensky has stayed, fought, cajoled and pleaded for his country. Here are the most important moments.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

For Russian political prisoners, Navalny's death is reminder of peril
Russia's political prisoners realize — more than ever after the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny — their lives are at constant risk in penal colonies.

Washington Post World News
Feb 23, 2024

Middle East conflict live updates: Israeli negotiators head to Paris for talks on hostages, Gaza cease-fire
Negotiators are meeting in Paris on Friday in a bid to reach a deal to secure the release of hostages and a cessation of fighting in Gaza.

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