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Russia-Ukraine War: Defense Officials Meet Zelensky in Kyiv to Discuss Military Support

Yuki Tsunoda: The Potty-Mouthed Japanese F1 Racer Who Became a Cult Star

Yuki Tsunoda at the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka, Japan. Mr. Tsunoda is the first Japanese driver to race in Formula 1 since Kamui Kobayashi left in 2014.

Nagorno-Karabakh Government Says It Will Disband

Refugees fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh arrived in the border village of Kornidzor, Armenia, on Monday.

Yom Kippur Prayers Split Israelis in Tel Aviv

Streets in Jerusalem were empty of cars on Monday in observance of the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.

Rotterdam Shootings Leave 3 Dead, Dutch Police Say

Police officers at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, which was cordoned off after two shootings on Thursday.

U.K.’s Ofcom Investigates GB News Channel After Laurence Fox Rant

Laurence Fox, an actor turned right-wing pundit, in London in March.

Museum Worker Sold Paintings and Put Forgeries in Their Place

A worker at the Deutsches Museum in Munich stole “The Frog Prince Fairy Tale” by Franz von Stuck and sold it at a local auction house.

North Korea May Have Seen Little Benefit in Keeping Travis King

News coverage of North Korea’s deportation of Pvt. Travis King on a TV screen in a Seoul train station on Thursday.

Chinese Activist Camps Out at Airport in Taiwan in Bid for Asylum

The Chinese activist Chen Siming at Taoyuan International Airport’s transit lounge in Taipei, where he’s been staying, in hopes of gaining asylum in the West.

Sikh Separatism Is a Nonissue in India, Except as a Political Boogeyman

Sikh villagers from Mehron village in Moga, India, in September. A separatist push that’s taken hold in Sikh diaspora communities isn’t much of an issue among Sikhs in India.

Official Visits Between Saudi Arabia and Israel Highlight Warming Ties

The Saudi ambassador to the Palestinians, Naif al-Sudairi, left, with the prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, Mohammad Shtayyeh, in the West Bank on Wednesday.

United Nations Struggles to Meet Challenge of Changing World

Delegates and world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly last week in New York. They largely agree on the need for changes in the body’s diplomatic structure but cannot agree on what is needed.

Wedding Hall Fire in Iraq Kills 100 People

The aftermath of the fire at Al Haithem wedding hall, in the Hamdaniya district of Nineveh Province in Iraq, on Wednesday.

Travis King, Soldier Who Crossed North Korean Border, Is Back in U.S. Custody

Pvt. Travis King on a news broadcast in Seoul last month.

Swiss Court Acquits Belarusian in Opposition Leaders’ Disappearance

Yuri Harauski, left, a former member of the Belarusian special security forces, during a break from his trial this month in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Western Leaders Urge Arms Manufacturing in Ukraine

The NATO secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine in Kyiv on Thursday.

Friday Briefing: New Trouble for China Evergrande

China Evergrande collapsed two years ago under $300 billion in debt.

Beloved Sycamore Gap Tree Is Felled at Hadrian’s Wall in Britain

The felled tree at Sycamore Gap, beside Hadrian’s Wall, on Thursday. The authorities said they had arrested a 16-year-old boy in connection with what they described as an act of vandalism.

Gifts, Gadgets and Greece: Inside a Huawei Lobbying Campaign

What to Know About the 2023 Nobel Prizes

M. S. Swaminathan, Scientist Who Helped Conquer Famine in India, Dies at 98

M. S. Swaminathan’s research, along with training programs he developed to teach farmers how to cultivate more productive varieties of wheat and rice, warded off starvation for hundreds of millions of people.

Thursday Briefing

Cargo ships in the Black Sea, off the coast of Romania, last month.

Russia Releases New Videos of Viktor Sokolov, Admiral Ukraine Says It Killed

An image from a video released by Russia’s Black Sea Fleet on Wednesday apparently showing Adm. Viktor Sokolov, commander of the fleet, speaking with journalists in Sevastopol, Crimea, in an apparent bid to show that he is alive and well.

Thursday Briefing: U.S. Soldier Is Out of North Korea

Pvt. Travis King on a news broadcast in Seoul last month.

Germany Toughens Migration Checks to Control Asylum Seeker Influx

The police stopping cars and vans to search for illegal immigrants at a checkpoint not far from the Polish border near Cottbus, Germany, on Monday.

Germany Cracks Down on Another Far-Right Group

A raid on a property in Essen, Germany, on Wednesday belonging to a suspected member of a far-right group.

Biden Administration Says Israelis Can Travel to U.S. Without a Visa

President Biden with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel. Mr. Biden and his aides are juggling important diplomatic goals on Israel.

Russia Shares New Video of Black Sea Fleet Admiral Ukraine Claims to Have Killed

An image taken from video released on Wednesday by the press service of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet shows a man identified as Adm. Viktor Sokolov, the commander of the fleet, during an interview in Sevastopol, Crimea.

Libya Flooding Disaster Underlines the Country’s Corruption

Damaged buildings in the aftermath of the floods in Derna, Libya, this month.

Wednesday Briefing

Adm. Viktor Sokolov, Russia’s Black Sea fleet commander, in Sevastopol, Crimea, last year.

In Azerbaijan-Armenia Conflict, a Bloody End in Nagorno-Karabakh

At Least 100 Are Killed in Fire at Wedding Hall in Iraq

Soldiers and emergency workers early Wednesday outside a hospital in Bakhdida, Iraq, where some victims of the wedding hall fire were taken.

To Knock an Elephant Off Balance, Bring Out a Giant Blindfold

Did Ukraine Kill Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Commander in a Missile Strike?

Adm. Viktor Sokolov, Russia’s Black Sea fleet commander, in Sevastopol, Crimea, last year.

In Russia-Ukraine War, Disinformation Is a Weapon Regularly Deployed

Ukrainian soldiers operating in the Kharkiv region in July 2022, after officials indicated a major operation elsewhere, near Kherson.

Wednesday Briefing: South China Sea Tensions Cross a Line

An image taken from video and released by the Philippine Coast Guard showing a diver cutting a rope that kept a Chinese barrier in place in the South China Sea.

Canada House Speaker Quits After Ukrainian Who Fought for Nazis Was Honored

Anthony Rota, the speaker of the House of Commons of Canada, shaking hands with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine last week.

Erdogan Says Turkey’s Parliament Will Ratify Sweden’s Entry into NATO if the U.S. Sells Turkey Fighter Jets

Turkish F-16 fighter jets flying in formation over Istanbul in 2007.

Peter Nygard, Disgraced Fashion Designer, Faces Trial in Toronto

The fashion designer Peter Nygard is accused of sex crimes in Canada and the United States.

The Philippines’ Tension With China Crosses New Line in South China Sea

Chinese Coast Guard boats sailing close to a floating barrier near the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea in September.

The U.S. Is Sending Depleted Uranium Munitions to Ukraine. What Does That Mean?

Ukrainian soldiers setting up a U.S.-manufactured armored vehicle during a counteroffensive operation in the Donetsk region in June.

Ukraine-Russia War Shows Fight for Democracy Continues

As Ukraine continues to press its counteroffensive, it reclaimed the village of Neskuchne in August. Western democracies have maintained a high level of support for Ukraine, which the Russian president, Vladimir V. Putin, has described as a struggle against Western values.

Liberal Democracy in the World View

President Biden speaking before the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 19.

Behind China-U.S. Tensions Are Misunderstandings, Author Says.

The economist Keyu Jin was educated in the United States and is now an associate professor at the London School of Economics. Her father, Jin Liqun, heads the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

What to Know About 5 People Suspected of Spying for Russia in the U.K.

Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London in 2021. The preliminary hearing on Tuesday follows an investigation by the police counterterrorism command.

Death Toll Rises in Nagorno-Karabakh Fuel Depot Blast

A family in Kornidzor, Armenia, on Tuesday, after fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh. The children’s father was killed in a gas station explosion.

Tuesday Briefing

A view of Sevastopol after a missile was said to have struck the headquarters of the Black Sea fleet.

After Taking Away Enemies’ Citizenship, Nicaragua Takes Their Homes

A poster with an image of Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, in Managua. Mr. Ortega’s autocratic government has stepped up its campaign against opponents.

Young Sailors in Odesa Are Severed From the Sea by Ukraine War

Students at the Marinesko Maritime Professional College in Odesa, Ukraine, during their first day of school earlier this month.

Ukraine Says It Killed Chief of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet

Smoke billowing from a building at a headquarters of the Russian Black Sea Fleet in Sevastopol, Crimea, on Friday, after it was struck in a missile attack.

Philippines Says It Removed Barrier in South China Sea That Blocked Boats

An image taken from video and released on Monday by the Philippine Coast Guard shows a diver cutting through the ropes that kept Chinese barriers in place at the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea.

Tuesday Briefing: Hollywood Writers Reach a Deal

Striking Hollywood writers and actors picketing in Los Angeles on Friday.

Biden Hosts Pacific Islands, With a Rising China in Mind

President Biden with leaders of Pacific Island nations at the White House on Monday. Over the past year, the United States has opened embassies in the Solomon Islands and Tonga, and plans to open one next year in Vanuatu.

Hundreds Injured After Fuel Depot Blast in Nagorno-Karabakh, Official Says

An image from a social media video purporting to show smoke from a fuel depot explosion on Monday near Stepanakert in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Canada’s Speaker Apologizes After Ukrainian Who Fought for Nazis Was Honored

Yaroslav Hunka, right, who served in a Nazi unit in World War II, in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Friday. His introduction coincided with President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to Canada.

Some London Police Officers Step Back From Armed Duty After Murder Charge

Armed police officers standing guard outside St. Paul’s Cathedral in London last year.

Irish Gymnastics Body Apologizes After Black Girl Is Shunned at Ceremony

Dengue Fever Outbreak in Bangladesh Strains Scarce Resources

Patients with dengue fever at a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh, earlier this month.