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Witnesses to Deaths Near Gaza Aid Convoy Describe Shooting and Panic

Mourning the deaths in Gaza City on Thursday.


Thousands Turn Out for Navalny’s Funeral in Moscow

Pallbearers carried the coffin of Aleksei A. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, during his funeral service in Moscow on Friday.


Claudia Sheinbaum Is Turning Mexico’s Presidential Election Into a Blowout

Claudia Sheinbaum’s disciplined campaign has cemented her front-runner status, but she remains something of an enigma to many Mexicans.


Murder and Magic Realism: A Rising Literary Star Mines China’s Rust Belt

Shuang Xuetao, one of China’s most celebrated young authors, is best known for his short stories chronicling the economic decline of his hometown, Shenyang, in the country’s northeast.


Middle East Crisis: Biden Says U.S. Will Airdrop Aid Into Gaza


For Navalny’s Followers, a ‘Surge of Inspiration’ at a Sad Event

Thousands of mourners turned out for the funeral of Alexei A. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, in the Maryino district of Moscow on Friday.


‘This Is For Gaza’: George Galloway, Leftist Firebrand, Wins Rochdale By-Election

George Galloway, in his trademark fedora, after winning an election for the parliamentary seat in Rochdale, England, on Thursday.


Why More American Weapons Will Soon Be Made Outside America


Many Iranians Boycott Elections, Despite Pleas and Roses

Women casting their vote in parliamentary elections at a mosque in Tehran on Friday. Voters also cast ballots for the Assembly of Experts, an 88-member clerical body that is responsible for naming, advising and supervising the supreme leader.


Photos From the Funeral of Aleksei Navalny


Kenya Signs Deal With Haiti to Send 1,000 Police to Caribbean

Prime Minister Ariel Henry of Haiti, left, with President William Ruto of Kenya, center, in Nairobi on Thursday.


White Island Volcano Victims Awarded Compensation

The White Island volcano in New Zealand in 2020, a year after its eruption.


Pre-Wedding Ceremony for an Indian Billionaire’s Son Draws Big-Name Guests

Radhika Merchant and Anant Ambani at their pre-wedding ceremony in Jogvad village, near Jamnagar, India, on Wednesday.


How Germany’s Most Wanted Criminal Hid in Plain Sight

Police officers leaving a building in Berlin on Tuesday where Daniela Klette was arrested.


News Leaders Around the World Pledge Support for Journalists in Gaza

Palestinian members of the press mourn the journalists Saeed Al-Taweel and Muhammad Sobh, who were killed in Gaza City while covering the war in October.


Biden Unites With Italy’s Prime Minister to Champion Ukraine

President Biden and Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni of Italy meeting in the Oval Office on Friday. The two sought to project unity on a number of foreign policy fronts.


Navalny Funeral Image Reveals Textures of Faith and State in Russia

At Aleksei Navalny’s funeral.


Nuclear Power Bill Passed by House, Support Grows in Congress

The Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia, whose two new reactors cost $35 billion, nearly double the initial estimates.


Biden Says U.S. Will Begin Aid Airdrops in Gaza

A crowd seeking food at an aid distribution site in Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip, on Monday.


International Condemnations of Killings Near Gaza Aid Convoy Multiply

The body of one of those killed on Thursday morning in Gaza City after Israeli soldiers opened fire on a crowd as a crowd tried to grab food aid from a convoy of trucks.


When the Stands Speak, the Premier League Should Listen


Alderney Is a Small Island With a Dark History


New E.P.A. Rules Aim to Minimize Damage From Chemical Facilities

A Texas chemical plant flooded by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.


Gaza Aid Dropped Significantly in February


He Wants Oil Money Off Campus. She’s Funded by Exxon. They’re Friends.

Her work is funded by Exxon, he’s skeptical of industry. Rebecca Grekin, left, and Yannai Kashtan at Stanford, where they study and teach.


Celebrating Classic Australian Picture Books

Browsing at a bookstore for children in Melbourne.


Cease-Fire Demand Grows Amid Questions Around Gaza Aid Convoy Deaths

Injured Palestinians at Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City after Israeli forces opened fire as a crowd gathered near an aid convoy.


Friday Briefing

Injured Palestinians at Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City on Thursday, after Israeli forces opened fire near aid trucks.


Bangladesh Fire Kills at Least 44 in Shopping Mall

At least 43 people have died after a fire engulfed a building in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka overnight.


As Palestinians Crowd an Aid Convoy, Israeli Gunshots and a Deadly Toll

The body of a Palestinian killed in an early morning incident when residents rushed aid trucks in Gaza City on Thursday.


Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister Who Led Canada Into NAFTA, Dies at 84

Brian Mulroney spoke in 2002 during a 10th-anniversary celebration of the North American Free Trade Agreement in Washington. He was a skilled debater and orator and always ready with a crowd-pleasing joke.


Putin’s Nuclear Threats Become Background Theme of Ukraine War

President Vladimir V. Putin, in a speech on Thursday, portrayed Russia as the aggrieved rather than the aggressor.


Scientists in Canada Passed Secrets to China, Investigations Find

The couple were escorted from their labs at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 2019 and later stripped of their security clearances. They were fired in January 2021.


Friday Briefing: Many Killed in Gaza as Israelis Open Fire

The body of a Palestinian who was killed during the chaos.


Canada Restores Visa Requirement for Mexican Visitors

Marc Miller, Canada’s immigration minister, last month. The visa mandate, which will go into effect Thursday night, had been lifted by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in 2016 to boost tourism.


Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Former President of Tanzania, Dies at 98

Ali Hassan Mwinyi in 1985, the year he took over the presidency of Tanzania. He went on to serve two terms and stepped down in 1995.


Calls for a Boycott Roil Iran’s Parliamentary Elections

A large billboard in Tehran encouraging people to vote in parliamentary elections this week. With widespread disaffection, turnout could be as low as 15 percent, one government poll said.


Two Israelis Killed in Shooting Near West Bank Settlement, Officials Say


Biden Says Gaza Shooting Will Complicate Israel-Hamas Cease-Fire Talks

President Biden at Air Base Andrews, in Maryland, before departing to Brownsville, Texas, on Thursday.


Vaccines Didn’t Turn Back Mpox, Study Finds. People Did.

Mpox vaccinations in a mobile clinic outside a Manhattan club in 2022.


The Rochdale By-Election in England Is Chaos: What to Know

George Galloway, a candidate for Parliament who is the oddsmakers’ favorite, is the founder of the far-left Workers Party of Britain. He was forced out of the Labour Party in 2003 over his criticism of the Iraq war.


Sarah Everard Inquiry Finds London Police at Fault for Hiring Officer Who Killed Her

A protest in London in March 2021 calling for the end of violence against women, following the abduction, rape and murder of Sarah Everard by a London police officer.


Chad Opposition Leader, Yaya Dillo, Reported Killed in a Shootout

The death of Yaya Dillo — a former rebel who was the cousin of the country’s president, as well as his most vocal critic — leaves a void in Chad’s opposition.


Plan to Arm Ukraine Would Bypass Aid Blockade by Mike Johnson and the House

A Ukrainian soldier using a heavy machine gun in the turret of a U.S.-made armored vehicle in Blahodatne, Ukraine, last year. The United States has provided Ukraine with some $44.2 billion in military aid since Russia launched its full-scale invasion two years ago.


UN’s Human Rights Official Condemns ‘Brutality’ of Israel’s Campaign in Gaza

Volker Türk, the U.N.’s top human rights official, addressing the Human Rights Council in Geneva on Thursday.


Putin Warns West of Nuclear War if It Intervenes More in Ukraine


Russia Took the City. Now It’s Coming for Their Villages.

A resident walking recently along a road in a village west of Avdiivka, Eastern Ukraine.


5 Convicts Familiar With Navalny’s Prison Confirm Hellish Conditions

The entrance to the Penal Colony No. 3, known as IK3, where Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny died two weeks ago, in Kharp, Russia.


In Ancient Bones, a Reminder That Northern Ireland’s Ghosts Are Never Far

When a body was discovered last year, investigators originally wondered if the body was a recent one. It took radiocarbon technology to give them the answer.


Death Toll in Gaza Passes 30,000

Rubble around Al-Farouk Mosque after an airstrike in Rafah in southern Gaza last week.


Biden Calls Chinese Electric Vehicles a Security Threat

The assembly line at a production facility for Nio, a maker of electric cars, in Hefei, China.


Welcome to Japan, Where the Bad News Is the Good News

Dinner at a Tokyo pub. Food remains affordable in Japan, even after some inflation: a bowl of ramen can be had for less than $7, or a multi-plate set lunch for about $12.


Colombia Becomes Hub for African Migrants Trying to Reach U.S.


Leap Year Blamed For Glitch at New Zealand Gas Pumps

Self-service gasoline pumps in New Zealand didn’t work for part of Thursday.


Why Doctors in South Korea Are on Strike

Members of the Korean Medical Association meeting in Seoul last week, before thousands of interns and residents walked off the job.


Thursday Briefing

Children in Rafah, on the southern Gaza Strip on Wednesday. Food shortages in the enclave are dire.


In Britain, Shockwaves From Israel-Hamas War Are Jolting Domestic Politics

Protesters in London calling for cease-fire in Gaza this month.


Why Leap Day Is Really About Party Planning

Judah Levine, head of the Network Synchronization Project in the Time and Frequency Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, in Boulder, Colo.


Trump to Meet Next Week With Orban, Hungary’s Leader

Viktor Orban, the conservative prime minister of Hungary, has had a chilly relationship with President Biden.