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Germany Arrests 25 People Suspected of Plotting to Overthrow Government

Police in Berlin on Wednesday after raids against 25 people suspected of belonging to a domestic terrorist group.


Putin Acknowledges Fighting in Ukraine ‘Might Be a Long Process’


Peru President Castillo Ousted and Arrested After Moving to Dissolve Congress

President Pedro Castillo of Peru, whose administration had been hobbled by corruption charges, had survived two previous impeachment attempts.


My Friend Helped Me Carry My Burdens. His Proved Too Heavy.

K., a robotics engineer, in Sanjay Van, a sprawling forest in Delhi, India, in March of 2021. He’s with Rebel, the writer’s dog.


Morocco Win in World Cup Brings Celebration Across Africa and Middle East

Morocco supporters celebrated in Doha, Qatar, after their team won the 2022 World Cup round 16 match against Spain on Tuesday.


Who Is Prince Heinrich XIII, a Man Accused of Trying to Overthrow Germany’s Government?

Prince Heinrich XIII of Reuss, center, being detained in Frankfurt, Germany, on Wednesday in a raid against a far-right group accused of plotting to overthrow the government.


China Eases ‘Zero Covid’ Restrictions in Victory for Protesters

A Covid testing booth in Shanghai. The city said recently that it would no longer require residents to show a negative P.C.R. test to ride the subway or buses or to enter outdoor parks.


China’s ‘Zero Covid’ Policy Changes, Explained

Workers removing a Covid testing booth in Beijing on Saturday, after local officials started easing policies.


Russian Anti-War Activists Seek Common Goals (When They’re Not Bickering)

Abubakar Yangulbaev, a Chechen human rights activist, in Berlin on Sunday. “We all have different goals,” he said of anti-war activists.


U.S. Recognition of Tiny Pacific Country Reshapes Its New Zealand Ties

President Biden, center, and Mark Brown, first from right, the Cook Islands’ prime minister, at the U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit at the White House in September.


Macron’s Plan on Migrants: Deport More, Give Others Legal Status

The French interior minister, Gérald Darmanin, spoke about immigration policy on Tuesday in Parliament.


Strikes Across Iran Lead to Shuttered Shops and Ghost Towns

A call for a three-day national strike led to closed shops along Satarkhan Street in Tehran, Iran, on Monday.


In New Law, Indonesia Criminalizes Sex Outside of Marriage

A protest outside the Indonesian Parliament, in Jakarta, before lawmakers overhauled the criminal code on Monday.


Argentina’s Vice President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Found Guilty of Fraud

Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina’s former president and the current vice president, waving to supporters last month in La Plata, Argentina.


Your Thursday Briefing: China Eases Covid Restrictions

An elderly couple in Beijing.


Read Your Way Through Kingston, Jamaica


US Proposes Global Green Steel Club That Would Put Tariffs on China

A steel plant in Zelzate, Belgium. A proposed group would seek to promote U.S. and European industry and trans-Atlantic trade while mitigating climate change.


Indiana Sues TikTok for Security and Child Safety Violations

Indiana is suing TikTok over the company’s handling of the sensitive personal information of its users and for deception about its content.


John Kerry Plans to Meet With Biden to Discuss His Future as Climate Envoy

John Kerry, the United States climate envoy, said there had been “definite progress” at global talks in Egypt last month.


Sounds of War Mark Time in Bakhmut, in Eastern Ukraine


Volodymyr Zelensky Is Time Magazine’s 2022 ‘Person of the Year’

President Volodymyr Zelensky at a news conference in Kyiv in March.


China’s ‘Zero Covid’ Policy, in Pictures

A deserted street in an upscale shopping area in Shanghai in April.


China’s Protest Prophet

A protest message on the Sitong Bridge, Beijing in October.


For Our Critic, the War in Ukraine Redefined Art in 2022

“Venus,” a sculpture by Maria Kulikovska, remains at the Fine Arts Museum in Odesa, Ukraine.


India Chases Clean Energy, but Economic Goals Put Coal First

Meena Devi cooking on a wood-fired stove outside her home in New Delhi.


How El Salvador’s State of Emergency Has Impacted the Crime Rate

Police and soldiers escorting detaining a man during a crackdown on gang members this month in Soyapango, El Salvador.


Your Wednesday Briefing

Donald J. Trump continues to face several state and federal probes stemming from conduct in his business and political lives.


Global Partners May End Broad Covid Vaccination Effort in Developing Countries

A freezer unit containing Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccines in Juba, South Sudan, donated by the U.S. via the Covax program.


Corrections: Dec. 7, 2022


US Court Dismisses Suit Against Saudi Crown Prince in Khashoggi Killing

A U.S. intelligence report released early in the Biden administration said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had approved the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.


Drone Attacks Hit Russia for 2nd Straight Day As Ukraine Strikes More Boldly


Ukraine War: A Timeline of Attacks on Russian Territory


Your Wednesday Briefing: Trump Organization Convicted in Tax Fraud Scheme

Donald Trump continues to face several state and federal probes stemming from conduct in his business and political lives.


Renewables Will Overtake Coal by Early 2025, Energy Agency Says

Turbines from the Roth Rock wind farm abut a coal processing plant in Oakland, Md.


Don Luce, Activist Who Helped End the Vietnam War, Dies at 88

Don Luce in 1973. The U.S. ambassador to South Vietnam said that he was one of the principal reasons that the United States lost the war there.


What is Strep A? What to Know About Infections in the UK.

An illustration showing Group A streptococcus, a common bacteria that can be found in the throat or on the skin.


Curse Words Around the World Have Something in Common (We Swear)


Netanyahu Coalition Roils Israel Before Government Is Formed

Benjamin Netanyahu, center, is returning to power in Israel, but his path back has been far from smooth as he maneuvers the political land mines that come with working with his right-wing and religious allies.


For Sunak, Like Biden, Dullness Could Be a Secret Weapon

President Biden and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak met face to face for the first time as leaders in Bali, Indonesia, last month.


Xi Jinping of China to Visit Saudi Arabia for Regional Summits

Xi Jinping, China’s leader, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. He is expected to visit Saudi Arabia for three days.


A Clash of Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday.


China’s Xi Emphasizes Unity at Jiang Zemin’s Funeral

Chinese officials paying their last respects to Jiang Zemin, the former leader, in Beijing on Monday.


Latvia revokes the license of TV Rain, a major independent Russian channel.

The staff of TV Rain, an independent Russian station, packing up in Moscow in March after the announcement of its closure there.


Global Car Supply Chains Entangled With Abuses in Xinjiang, Report Says

A China Baowu Steel Group plant in Shanghai. The company, the world’s largest steel maker, is among the big industry suppliers named in the report that have proudly advertised their role in carrying out the Chinese government’s policies toward Uyghurs in Xinjiang.


Putin signs a law banning expressions of L.G.B.T.Q. identity in Russia.

The authorities blocking a L.G.B.T.Q. rally in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2019.


Russia continues to manufacture cruise missiles despite Western sanctions, experts say.

Sappers near Kyiv last month, preparing to detonate the remnants of a Russian Kh-101 cruise missile that was shot down.


Exiled Russian TV Station’s Reference to Troops Causes Fury in Latvia

The staff of TV Rain, an independent Russian station, packing up in Moscow in March after the announcement of its closure there.


Your Tuesday Briefing

This satellite image collected and released by Maxar Technologies on Monday shows the Engels air base, in Russia.


Ukraine Drones Target Military Bases Deep in Russia, Showing Expanded Reach

A satellite image showing aircraft on Sunday at Engels Air Base in Russia.


In Liberated Ukrainian City of Kherson, Ecstasy Gives Way to Despair

Kherson residents lining up for water beside a torn-down Russian propaganda billboard last month.


Peru’s President Pedro Castillo Faces Impeachment Attempt

President Pedro Castillo in Lima in October. He faces a third impeachment attempt in Congress.


Putin Signs Law Banning Expressions of LGBTQ Identity in Russia

The authorities blocking a L.G.B.T.Q. rally in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2019.


Despite Sanctions, Russian Cruise Missiles Were Made Recently

Russia attacked the port of the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson in November.


Putin Inspects Crimean Bridge Damaged By Explosion

This photograph released by Russian state media shows Russian President Vladimir V. Putin at the Kerch Strait Bridge on Monday.


Cyril Ramaphosa Unlikely to Face Impeachment in South Africa

President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa after a meeting of the African National Congress in Johannesburg on Monday to discuss his fate.


What to Know About Iran’s Morality Police

An Iranian woman gestured while talking to morality policemen during a crackdown to enforce the Islamic dress code, in Tehran, Iran, in 2007.


Sudan Military and Pro-Democracy Coalition Sign Peace Deal

Sudanese demonstrators protesting in the capital, Khartoum, in August against a military coup that deepened the country’s political and economic turmoil.


China Stems Wave of Protest, but Ripples of Resistance Remain

A demonstration in Beijing last month against strict coronavirus measures. The recent unrest has been the boldest and most widespread in China since the pro-democracy movement of 1989.


The End of a Presidential Launchpad

Jimmy Carter in Des Moines in 1976.