Russia unleashed another wave of attacks early Tuesday on the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, killing at least one and prompting evacuations, extending a day of terror for the city’s residents that started with midday strikes. Explosions rang out in different parts of Kyiv overnight, according to local and military officials, sparking a fire in a high-rise […]
As the Guatemalan authorities intensify a methodical, yearslong crackdown on officials who were tasked with rooting out government corruption in the country, the government announced this week that it was investigating Colombia’s defense minister, who had led a United Nations-backed anticorruption body that was active in Guatemala until 2019. The announcement, which is straining bilateral […]
Officers inspecting the site of an attack in Kyiv on Wednesday.Credit…Laura Boushnak for The New York Times KYIV, Ukraine — Russia attacked Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, before dawn on Wednesday, sending 13 Iranian-made drones from the Sea of Azov to the city, according to Ukrainian officials. Most of the drones were destroyed by Ukrainian air defenses, […]
Ukraine said its forces shot down most of the Russian missiles, in the latest assault aimed at civilian infrastructure.
With winter on the way, Russia and Ukraine are locked in heavy exchanges of fire all along the front in urgent attempts to make gains.
Iran has begun a sweeping crackdown on its Baha’i community, a long-persecuted religious minority, arresting dozens of people and destroying property belonging to members of the group, according to accounts this week from the government, residents and rights groups. The Iranian Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Monday that an unspecified number of people […]