A day before he was to face a potentially make-or-break hearing, Boris Johnson conceded that he had misled the British Parliament about lockdown-breaking parties at 10 Downing Street while he was prime minister. But he insisted that he “did not intentionally or recklessly mislead” the House of Commons. Mr. Johnson will testify on Wednesday before […]
A London police officer has pleaded guilty to charges of abuse, including rape and sexual assault, against 12 women over nearly two decades, in a harrowing case that intensified scrutiny over misogyny and sexism in the British capital’s police force. The officer, David Carrick, 48, whose job had included parliamentary and diplomatic protection duties, admitted […]
The Ukrainian military in the frontline city of Bakhmut on Sunday.Credit…Tyler Hicks/The New York Times In perhaps his most daring visit to the front lines since Russia invaded Ukraine 300 days ago, President Volodymyr Zelensky traveled to the ravaged city of Bakhmut on Tuesday morning to rally the soldiers there and demonstrate his defiance of […]
A shooting in Siberia reflected growing anger over Russia’s mobilization of civilians, as its army struggles in Ukraine. Edward Snowden, who has lived in Russia since 2013, had his request for citizenship granted by the Kremlin.