Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated a sleek new Parliament complex, part of a more than $2 billion project to revamp India’s decrepit colonial-era center of government in New Delhi. But the inauguration ceremony, which reflected Mr. Modi’s usual penchant for Hindu religious and nationalist symbolism, was boycotted by his political opposition. And outside […]
Near the old perfume counters on the ground floor of the Hudson’s Bay department store in Winnipeg, Canada, a trade dripping with symbolism took place. The 39th “governor” of Hudson’s Bay — North America’s oldest company and one of Canada’s most iconic — accepted from an Indigenous leader two beaver pelts and two elk hides […]
A Russian strike tore into a nine-story apartment building in the city of Dnipro in central Ukraine, local officials said, killing at least 14 people, including a 15-year-old girl. Scores were injured. A massive fire burning in the aftermath of the strike, which left a gaping hole in the residential building. Much of the apartment […]
A gunman who killed five people on Sunday in a high-rise building outside Toronto where he lived had been ordered to appear in court the next day, where a board was seeking to force him to sell his apartment. The gunman, Francesco Villi, 73, who was armed with a semiautomatic handgun, also injured another tenant […]
The Biden administration said on Friday that Russia and Iran were strengthening their military ties into a “full-fledged defense partnership,” warning that their relationship posed a threat to Ukraine as well as Iran’s geographic neighbors. “Russia is seeking to collaborate with Iran on areas like weapons development and trade,” said John Kirby, a National Security […]
The country’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has inspected a recent flurry of missile tests, vowing to increase — and never give up — his nuclear weapons.