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Israel-Hamas War: Biden Condemns Rapes by Hamas on Oct. 7 and Its Refusal to Release Remaining Women

On the Ground in Wars and Disasters, the U.N. Plays a Vital Role

A school in Khan Younis, in Gaza’s south, that is affiliated with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency and that was damaged by an airstrike in October.

Ukraine Opens War Crimes Inquiry Into Soldiers’ Deaths

Destroyed houses in the city of Avdiivka, near the village where the soldiers were killed.

Nigeria’s President Calls for Inquiry After Military Strike Kills at Least 85 Civilians

Victims of an army drone attack received treatment on Tuesday at a hospital in Kaduna, Nigeria.

Ukraine Aid Falters in Senate as Republicans Insist on Border Restrictions

Ukrainian soldiers with the 22nd Mechanized Brigade firing at Russian positions in the direction of Bakhmut, in eastern Ukraine, last week. The front line has remained largely static over the past year.

E.U. Official Cites Major Risk of Terror Attacks Over the Holiday Season

French police cordoned off the area near the Bir-Hakeim Bridge in Paris after a man armed with a knife and a hammer attacked people, killing a German tourist, on Saturday.

Can Boris Johnson Keep His Cool at U.K.’s Covid Inquiry?

Boris Johnson in London in March. On Wednesday, Mr. Johnson will become the latest political figure to be scrutinized by the Covid-19 inquiry, an independent, public examination of Britain’s response to the pandemic.

The U.S. says Israel must do more to protect civilians. Experts see little change.

Carrying a body in the aftermath of a blast in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, on Monday. On Sunday, Israel declared one fifth of the city an evacuation zone.

Putin to Visit Saudi Arabia and U.A.E. on Wednesday

President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia at a Group of 20 summit in 2018. Oil efforts helped build ties between the leaders.

Renewable Energy Could Be a Casualty in the War on Inflation. Here’s Why.

Maintenance on solar panels in Nairobi, Kenya, in October. High interest rates are straining government budgets in developing countries.

This Building Was Deemed ‘Outright Inhumane.’ But They Say It’s Home.

Residents of a derelict building on Davies Street in Johannesburg in September. Owners of this and other similar buildings are asking a court to evict hundreds of desperate dwellers who say they can’t afford to go anywhere else.

Evan Gershkovich Is Still Awaiting Trial in Russia, 250 Days Later

Evan Gershkovich, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, attended a hearing in Moscow in October.

White House Warns Ukraine Aid Is Running Out, Pressing Congress for More

Ukrainian soldiers with the 22nd Mechanized Brigade firing at Russian positions in the direction of Bakhmut last week.

A Prison at War: The Convicts Sustaining Putin’s Invasion

Alberto Fujimori Is Ordered Released From Prison in Peru

Peru’s top court reinstated a presidential pardon for Alberto Fujimori, and he will most likely be freed on Wednesday, his lawyer said.

Israel-Hamas War Intensifies in Southern Gaza; Civilians Say No Place Is Safe

A Palestinian man mourning the loss of relatives killed in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, on Tuesday.

House Declares Anti-Zionism Is Antisemitism, Dividing Democrats

Representative Jerrold Nadler, Democrat of New York and the longest-serving Jewish member of the House, voted “present” on the resolution.

Arab Citizens of Israel Released in Deals With Hamas Fear a Backlash

A bus carrying released Palestinian prisoners arriving in Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, last month.

Wednesday Briefing: Israel Entered Southern Gaza’s Largest City

U.S. Imposes Visa Bans Tied to West Bank Violence

Palestinian protesters built roadblocks in Ramallah, West Bank, last week, ahead of the return of released Palestinian prisoners and detainees under a brief cease-fire deal.

Where Will the Whales Be? Ask the Climate Model.

As humpback whale populations recover from the now mostly banned whaling industry, they are increasingly sharing time and territory with fishermen.

Got Climate Angst? At the U.N. Summit, There’s a Quiet, Spiritual Place.

Math Scores Dropped Globally, but the U.S. Still Trails Other Countries

In math, the U.S. ranked 28th out of 37 participating countries from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, a group that includes mostly industrialized democracies.

Israeli forces say they are fighting in ‘the heart of Khan Younis.’

Injured Palestinians arriving at Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday.

As World Heats, Energy for Air-Conditioning Could Double by 2050

Ten percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2050 could come from air-conditioning and other efforts to keep cool.

Rohingya Refugees Stuck on Boats in Andaman Sea, U.N. Says

Members of the Rohingya ethnic group reached Aceh Province in Indonesia by boat last month. Many Rohingya make the dangerous journey across the Andaman Sea from Bangladesh or Myanmar each year.

Tuesday Briefing

A convoy of Israeli tanks maneuvers near Israel's border with Gaza

Accounts of Sexual Violence by Hamas Are Aired Amid Criticism of U.N.

Sheryl Sandberg, the former Meta executive who, along with Gilad Erdan, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations, was among the event’s primary organizers.

Harris Takes Forceful Tone With Israel in a Foray Into Mideast Diplomacy

Vice President Kamala Harris’s trip to the United Arab Emirates over the weekend offered her a chance to seize the international spotlight.

Global Carbon Budget Report Finds Fossil Fuel Emissions Still Rising

Unloading coal in a port in Rugao, in China’s Jiangsu province, last month.

Israeli Forces Near Khan Younis in Southern Gaza

Palestinians carrying the body of a victim in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Monday.

Tuesday Briefing: Israel Expands Operations Across Gaza

Palestinians fled from Khan Younis to Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Monday, after the Israeli army called on people to leave certain areas in the city.

68,000 Gallons of ‘Unfit’ Olive Oil Seized by Italy and Spain

What We Know About Sexual Violence During the Oct. 7 Attacks on Israel

Investigators have gathered “tens of thousands” of testimonies of sexual violence committed by Hamas on Oct. 7, according to the Israeli police, including at the site of a music festival that was attacked.

Netanyahu’s Corruption Trial Resumes Amid War

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel in Tel Aviv in October. He has been on trial since 2020.

Militant Rocket Hit Base Linked to Israeli Nuclear Missile Program

5 Bodies Found After Days-Long Search for U.S. Military Osprey in Japan

A floating object believed to belong to the U.S. military aircraft V-22 Osprey that crashed into the sea, off Yakushima Island, last week.

Agnes Chow, a Hong Kong Activist, Not Likely to Return from Canada

Agnes Chow, a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, being arrested by police at her home in Tai Po, Hong Kong, in August 2020.

Volcanic Eruption Kills at Least 11 Hikers in Indonesia

A farmer in West Sumatra Province in Indonesia on Monday, with Mount Marapi in the distance.

Kiwi Eggs Hatch in the Wild Near New Zealand’s Capital

The Wild Card in Taiwan’s Election: Frustrated Young Voters

Zhongshan District in Taipei, Taiwan. Many voters on the island, especially those in their 20s and 30s, say they are weary of geopolitics and yearn for a campaign more focused on their needs at home.

Monday Briefing

Residents of Khan Younis in southern Gaza fleeing their homes.

Israel Orders Southern Gaza Residents to Evacuate

An Israeli airstrike left a crater on Sunday in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

Paris Attack Suspect Pledged Allegiance to Islamic State

French forensic policemen in Paris early Sunday following a knife attack.

Monday Briefing: Big State Victories for Modi

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh and a B.J.P. member, greeted supporters yesterday.

U.S. Navy Shoots Down Drones in Red Sea After Houthis Claim to Target Israeli Ships

The destroyer Carney near the Suez Canal in October, the same month it shot down drones and cruise missiles in the Red Sea.

U.S. Is Pressing Israel and Hamas to Resume Negotiations, Kirby Says

Photos of those who are believed to remain captive in Gaza on a wall in Jerusalem on Sunday.

With Big State Victories, Modi Expands His Dominance in India

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, is greeted by supporters in Bhopal, India, on Sunday.

Maduro’s Vote to Annex Territory From Guyana Is Seen as a Diversion

A mural of the Venezuelan map, with the Guyanese territory of Essequibo included, last week in Caracas, Venezuela.

Israeli Mothers Knew Their Sons Would Serve. But They Didn’t Expect War.

Mothers of Israeli soldiers praying and making challah together in Jerusalem last month.

Ukrainian Refugees in Germany Weigh Tough Choice: Stay or Go Home

The decommissioned Tegel airport in Berlin is a first stop for many Ukrainians arriving in Germany. About 3,000 are housed in large white halls close to a former runway.

Munich Airport Resumes Operations After Major Snowfall

Munich’s closed airport after heavy snowfall hit Bavaria on Saturday.

Explosion at Catholic Mass in Philippines Kills 4 and Injures Dozens

Police investigators on Sunday at the site of an explosion at Mindanao State University in the south Philippine city of Marawi.

Paris Knife Attack Leaves One Dead and Others Injured

Near the Bir-Hakeim Bridge in Paris after a man armed with a knife and a hammer attacked people, killing a German tourist.

Freed Israeli Hostages Give Tel Aviv Protesters Hope for Those in Captivity

Yelena Trupanob, right, and her mother, Irena Tati, who were recently released from captivity in Gaza, appearing at a rally in Tel Aviv on Saturday. Ms. Trupanob’s son, Sasha, is still being held hostage in Gaza.

Harris Says U.S. Strongly Opposes ‘Forced Relocation of Palestinians From Gaza’

Vice President Kamala Harris’s trip had been announced as climate-related, but she spent far more time talking with Arab leaders about the Israel-Hamas war.

Israeli Intelligence Errors Over Hamas Attack Plan Prompt Scrutiny, but Little Backlash

A house at a kibbutz in southern Israel that was overrun by Hamas fighters on Oct. 7.

U.S. Expels Ex-Chile Army Officer to Face Charges in Killing of Víctor Jara

Pedro Barrientos, center, was deported from the United States to Chile on Friday, after being charged with the torture and killing of the folk singer Víctor Jara in 1973.

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