Opinion polls suggest that Italy’s next leader could be Giorgia Meloni, a far-right leader with post-Fascist roots. She would be the nation’s first female prime minister.
Month: September 2022
The Morning: The back story of the migrant buses
Republican governors’ immigration stunts are actually helping some migrants.
In Ukraine’s South, Fierce Fighting and Deadly Costs
The offensive in the south was the most highly anticipated military action of the summer. Ukraine is making gains, but the fighting is grinding, grueling and steep in casualties.
Why Japan Is Angry About a State Funeral for Shinzo Abe
The fallout from Shinzo Abe’s death has taken a number of unexpected turns, casting a critical light on both his long-governing party and a fringe religious group.
Italy May Get a Leader With Post-Fascist Roots
With the hard-right candidate Giorgia Meloni ahead before Sunday’s election, Italy could get its first leader whose party traces its roots to the wreckage of Fascism.
Zelensky Calls On Ukrainians in Occupied Territory to Resist Russian Draft
As Moscow lays the groundwork to formally annex parts of Ukraine, Mr. Zelensky asked his citizens to engage in sabotage.
More Than 700 Children Have Died in a Measles Outbreak in Zimbabwe
It is driven by a decline in child immunization during the pandemic and the influence of an anti-vaccination evangelical church.
World Bank Leader, Accused of Climate Denial, Offers a New Response
David Malpass touched off a furor, including calls for his removal, when he refused to acknowledge that fossil fuels are warming the planet.
Russia Begins Orchestrating Staged Voting in Occupied Territories
The plans for referendums on becoming part of Russia were met with international condemnation. The process is expected to culminate with the annexation of an area larger than Portugal.
U.K. Government Goes Full Tilt on Tax Cuts and Free-Market Economics
The new administration’s proposals are a sharp break from the era of Boris Johnson, and they represent a turn toward Thatcherism.