Poland and Britain are considering sending main battle tanks to Ukraine, a move that would end the West’s nearly yearlong refusal to deploy some of its most advanced weaponry against Russia and ratchet up pressure on other allies of Kyiv to follow suit. Warsaw and London have yet to finalize such a move, but doing […]
Britain is weighing whether to send a small number of tanks to Ukraine, potentially reversing the West’s nearly yearlong resistance to deploying some of its mightiest firepower against Russia. No decision has yet been made on whether the Challenger II tanks — reportedly as few as 10 — will be donated to Ukraine. But such […]
The nation is often the second-largest donor to groups working in poor countries to prevent and treat infectious diseases, and to provide reproductive health services to women.
More than 100 world leaders, including President Biden, attended the funeral for Queen Elizabeth II, and Britons lined the streets for a procession that took her to her final resting place at Windsor Castle.
The late monarch will lie in state in Westminster for four days.
“We have had significant droughts in the past, but this summer has been exceptionally dry,” said Dr. Gemma Coxon, a hydrology expert at the University of Bristol. “The main driver has been climate change,” she said, adding that the increasingly dry summer months coupled with record rainfall in winters could heighten the risk of major […]
PARIS — Long a favorite spot for picnics and sunbathing, the lawns surrounding the Eiffel Tower have recently become the scene of furious protests. First came a social media campaign. Then a rally by dozens of local residents. Before long, a protester had hunkered down in a nearby plane tree for a hunger strike. The […]