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European Nations Press Big Tech to Block False News on Ukraine

How Ukraine’s Battered Steel Industry Galvanized Its War Effort

The Yankees Cap Goes Viral in Brazil: ‘Is It Basketball?’

A large selection of counterfeit Yankees caps on display at a stand in Rio de Janeiro.

Even as U.S. Beckons, European Leaders Head to Beijing

Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany, fourth chair on the left side, met with China’s premier, Li Keqiang, fifth chair on the right, in November in Beijing.

Pope Francis, 86, Enters a Hospital for Tests

Pope Francis blessing guests during his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square on Wednesday morning.

What to Know About Protests Over Israel’s Judiciary Overhaul Plan

Protesters blocking a highway in Tel Aviv on Sunday.

U.S.-Israel Tensions Over Judicial Overhaul Burst Into Open

Amid tensions with Israel, President Biden told reporters that he was “very concerned” about the events there.

At Least 38 Killed in Fire at Mexico Migration Center Near U.S. Border

A fire broke out at a government-run migrant detention facility in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, on Monday night, killing dozens of migrants who were inside.

Taiwan’s President Heads to the U.S., Bracing for China’s Retaliation

President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan. She has sought to promote Taiwan’s position as a thriving democracy in Asia and shore up its security and economic ties with the United States.

Junta Disbands Aung San Suu Kyi’s Political Party in Myanmar

A flag of the National League for Democracy in Yangon, Myanmar, on Feb. 1, 2021, when the military seized power.

King Charles Arrives in Berlin for First State Visit as Monarch

King Charles III and Camilla, the queen consort, standing with President Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany and his wife, Elke Büdenbender, at the Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday.

Behind Protests’ Fury in Israel, Fear of a Quiet Slide From Democracy

Amsterdam Has a Message for Male Tourists From the U.K.: ‘Stay Away’

A campaign from Amsterdam is aimed at “nuisance tourists” who are planning to “go nuts,” according to the city’s announcement.

Israeli Crisis Shows How Protests Can, and Can’t, Force Change

A protest against the Israeli government’s proposed judicial overhaul outside Parliament on Monday.

AstraZeneca’s Covid Vaccine May Have Posed a Higher Heart Risk for Young Women, Study Shows

Preparing a dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine at a temporary site in the City Hall of Hull in northeast England.

Yang Bing-yi, Who Brought Soup Dumplings to the World, Dies at 96

Vanuatu Strikes a Blow for Climate Justice

Damage from cyclone Kevin in Port Villa, Vanuatu, this month, in an image taken from social media video.

DNA Confirms Oral History of Swahili People

The ruins of Gede, a medieval Swahili coastal settlement in Kenya where researchers are now searching for the remains of less well-to-do Swahili people.

8 European Leaders Urge Big Tech to Stop Disinformation Amid Russia’s War in Ukraine

Obamacare Keeps Winning

Governor Roy Cooper during a bill signing to expand Medicaid coverage in Raleigh on Monday.

The Incredible Challenge of Counting Every Global Birth and Death

Dr. Diana Hidalgo, left, and Dr. Paola Rosero delivering a newborn girl in Mocoa, Colombia.

Your Wednesday Briefing

Gennadiy Yudin, a police officer, trying to persuade an Avdiivka resident to evacuate on Monday.

Some Ukrainians Refuse to Leave Avdiivka Despite Russian Bombardment

Collecting wood in Avdiivka, Ukraine, this month. In the last few weeks, Russia has intensified its bombardment of Avdiivka and outlying villages.

Kamala Harris, at Former Slave Port in Ghana, Ties Past to Present

“This continent, of course, has a special significance for me personally, as the first Black vice president,” Ms. Harris said.

Your Wednesday Briefing: China’s Billions in Bailouts

Sri Lanka, which received financing from China for construction in Colombo in 2018, is among the debt-ridden countries receiving emergency loans from Beijing.

Russian Girl Sent to Orphanage After Father Criticizes War

Mr. Moskalyov in a Russian courtroom on Monday, the day before he escaped from house arrest.

Lawmakers Rebuke Biden for Bypassing Congress in Trade Deal With Japan

Representative Richard E. Neal of Massachusetts, the Democratic ranking member of the Ways and Means Committee, left, called the deal “unacceptable” in a joint statement on Tuesday.

Biden’s Defense of Global Democracies Is Tested by Political Turmoil

President Biden has said that “democracies have become stronger, not weaker” during his tenure.

2 Killed in Knife Attack at Ismaili Center in Lisbon, Portugal

Police officers outside the Ismaili Center in Lisbon after an attack on Tuesday. “The Ismaili community is shocked and saddened by this incident,” it said in a statement.

King Charles Will Travel to Germany for First Visit as Monarch

King Charles III greeted well-wishers at an event in London last week. He begins his first state visit as monarch on Wednesday.

Russian Father Flees Before Conviction That May Leave His Daughter in Orphanage

Aleksei Moskalyov looking out from a window of his apartment in Yefremov, Russia, about 150 miles south of Moscow, last week.

Belarus Says It’s Willing to Host Russian Nuclear Weapons

Belarusian and Russian flags at a joint military exercises training site near Asipovichy, Belarus, shortly before Russia invaded Ukraine last year.

With Judicial Overhaul on Hold, Israeli Negotiators Seek Compromise

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose judicial overhaul plan has prompted severe unrest and tensions with Washington, in the Israeli Parliament in Jerusalem on Monday.

A Win for Israel’s Protesters

Demonstrators in Jerusalem yesterday.

Royal Fakes: King Charles Impersonators Take Center Stage

Ian Lieber, left, and Charles Haslett both impersonate King Charles III and have seen increased interest in their services.

Torture and Turmoil at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Plant: An Insider’s Account

The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant as seen from across the Dnipro River from the Ukrainian town of Nikopol last summer.

How to Lift the Fog of War in Ukraine? Try These Playing Cards.

France Fears Pensions Protest Standoff Is Getting More Violent

A protest in Marseille, southeastern France, on Tuesday. The latest demonstrations in France against the president’s pension measure were not as widely attended as those last week.

Elusive ‘Einstein’ Solves a Longstanding Math Problem

The I.O.C. defers discussion on whether Russian and Belarusian athletes will compete in the 2024 Olympics.

Protesting a proposal to allow Russian athletes to return to the Olympics in front of the I.O.C. headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, on Saturday.

Your Tuesday Briefing

Watching Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech from a store in Tel Aviv on Monday.

U.S. and Japan Reach Deal on Battery Minerals

Katherine Tai, the U.S. trade representative, is expected to sign the agreement on Tuesday.

Netanyahu Attempts Another Juggling Act, Maybe His Toughest Yet

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delayed his plans for a judicial overhaul on Monday.

Inside the U.S. Pressure Campaign Over Israel’s Judicial Overhaul

President Biden told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel that “democratic values have always been, and must remain, a hallmark of the U.S.-Israel relationship,” according to the White House.

U.N. Official Heads to Ukrainian Nuclear Plant as Safety Fears Grow

A photograph released by the Ukrainian presidency shows President Volodymyr Zelensky with Rafael Grossi, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, during a visit to the Dnipro Hydroelectric Power Plant in Zaporizhzhia on Monday.

Biden Officials Hold Off on More Airstrikes in Syria, for Now

After a strike in Syria killed an American contractor, President Biden said the United States would “act forcefully to protect our people” while on a state visit in Ottawa.

Netanyahu Delays Bid to Overhaul Israel’s Judiciary as Protests Rage

Watching Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech from a store in Tel Aviv on Monday.

Leopard 2 and Challenger Tanks Arrive in Ukraine

A Leopard 2 tank in Augustdorf, Germany, last month.

Your Tuesday Briefing: Netanyahu Shifts Course

Protesters on their way to a major demonstration in Jerusalem on Monday.

Paul Rusesabagina, ‘Hotel Rwanda’ Dissident, Lands in Qatar

Paul Rusesabagina, center, arriving at Nyarugenge Court of Justice in Kigali, Rwanda, in 2020.

Who Is Itamar Ben-Gvir?

Itamar Ben-Gvir, the leader of the Jewish Power party, in Jerusalem on Monday.

Lebanon Backtracks on Delaying Daylight Saving Time After Outrage

Adjusting the clocks at a shop in Beirut, Lebanon, on Monday.

Scotland’s National Party Picks Humza Yousaf to Succeed Sturgeon

Scottish National Party leader candidates Ash Regan, left, and Kate Forbes applaud as Humza Yousaf, center is announced new SNP leader, at Murrayfield Stadium, in Edinburgh, on Monday.

Global Economy May Be in a ‘Lost Decade,’ World Bank Warns

Container ships at the port in Oakland, Calif. The Russian invasion of Ukraine disrupted global supply chains and strained international trade ties.

Biden Acts to Restrict U.S. Government Use of Spyware

President Biden’s executive order covers only spyware developed and sold by commercial entities, not tools built by American intelligence agencies.

Biden’s Northern Ireland Visit Stirs Concerns About Slighting King Charles

Charles and President Biden at the climate-change summit in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2021.

Transport Workers Go on Strike in Germany

A strike demonstration at the piers in Hamburg, Germany, on Monday.

Have AI Chatbots Developed Theory of Mind? What We Do and Do Not Know.

Cognitive scientists have been exploring ways to test what sorts of mental capacities large language models like ChatGPT do and don’t possess.

A Republican Spending Problem

U.S. Capitol in Washington.

The World Bank estimated the cost of rebuilding Ukraine at $411 billion. Support is growing to use Russian funds for it.

A house destroyed by a Russian missile in Hlevakha, Ukraine, in January. Western banks have frozen about $300 billion in Russian central bank assets.