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Afghans Wonder ‘What About Me?’ as US Troops Prepare to Withdraw

KABUL, Afghanistan — A female high school student in Kabul, Afghanistan’s war-scarred capital, is worried that she won’t be allowed to graduate. A...

Ravaged by Covid, Brazil Faces a Hunger Epidemic

RIO DE JANEIRO — Rail-thin teenagers hold placards at traffic stops with the word for hunger — fome — in large print. Children,...

India’s Covid-19 Crisis Shakes Modi’s Image of Strength

NEW DELHI — His Covid-19 task force didn’t meet for months. His health minister assured the public in March that India had reached...

U.S. and Iran Want to Restore the Nuclear Deal. They Disagree Deeply on What That Means.

President Biden and Iran’s leaders say they share a common goal: They both want to re-enter the nuclear deal that President Donald J....

In Taliban-Controlled Areas, Afghan Girls Are Fleeing for an Education

Two districts in Afghanistan’s northwest offer a glimpse into life under the Taliban, who have completely cut off education for teenage girls.By Adam...

Roman Protasevich: A Belarus Activist Who ‘Refused to Live in Fear’

WARSAW — Since his teenage years as a rebellious high school student in Belarus and continuing into his 20s while in exile abroad,...

How Naftali Bennett, Head of a Small Right-Wing Party in Israel, Rose to the Top

JERUSALEM — The morning after Donald J. Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential election, Naftali Bennett, the energetic leader of a relatively small,...

China Still Buys American DNA Equipment for Xinjiang Despite Blocks

The police in the Chinese region of Xinjiang are still buying hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of American DNA equipment despite warnings...

Iranians Vote in Presidential Election, but Mood is Pessimistic

TEHRAN — The line outside the Tehran polling station was short and sedate on Friday morning, nothing like the energized down-the-block crowd that...

Dozens Came Down With Covid-19 on Everest. Nepal Says It Never Happened.

KATHMANDU, Nepal — In April at Mount Everest base camp, where climbers acclimatize to the extreme altitude before heading to the summit of...

They Were the Nice, Older Couple Next Door. Then the First Body Turned Up.

The older couple first came to the public eye on a winter night in Tehran, when their film director son invited them to...

Live Updates: Haiti Plans a State Funeral for a Divisive President

Here’s what you need to know:The Haitian national flag was flown at half-staff in Port-au-Prince on Saturday after the assassination of President Jovenel...
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