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Lack of Plan for Governing Gaza Formed Backdrop to Deadly Convoy Chaos

In northern Gaza, lawlessness, Israeli restrictions on convoys and poor roads have made it difficult for food to reach those still stranded there.

How a ‘Body Farm’ Might Help Tackle Fentanyl Abuse

Bodies that had been donated to science are laid in the sun at Colorado Mesa University’s forensic research station in Whitewater, Colo.

Migration Through Darien

Migrants from Venezuela making their way through the Darién Gap between Colombia and Panama last year.

Israel Helped Organize Convoy That Ended in Disaster

A Palestinian man being treated Friday at Al Shifa hospital for wounds suffered in the mayhem surrounding the aid convoy.

Vaccination Rates Dipped for Years. Now, There’s a Measles Outbreak in Britain.

Oma Nnagbo, right, waiting to have her measles, mumps and rubella vaccination last month. Her father, Michael, center, watched the nurses prepared at a pop-up clinic in Wolverhampton, England.

Kamala Harris to Meet With Top Israeli Official as Cease-Fire Talks Continue

Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington this week. She is scheduled to meet with Benny Gantz, a member of the Israeli war cabinet, in Washington on Monday.

Blasphemy Is a Crime in Pakistan. Mobs Are Delivering the Verdicts.

A crowd in Peshawar, Pakistan, last month protesting a blasphemy ruling by a top judge.

King Harald V of Norway Receives Temporary Pacemaker in Malaysia

King Harald V of Norway on his way to lunch with members of the Norwegian government in Oslo last month.

South Korea Is Desperate for Foreign Workers

Migrant workers harvesting and packaging vegetables in a greenhouse in Gasan-myeon, South Korea, in December.

Navalny Funeral Image Reveals Textures of Faith and State in Russia

At Aleksei Navalny’s funeral.

Thousands Turn Out for Navalny’s Funeral in Moscow

Pallbearers carried the coffin of Aleksei A. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, during his funeral service in Moscow on Friday.

Pre-Wedding Ceremony for an Indian Billionaire’s Son Draws Big-Name Guests

Anant Ambani, son of Mukesh Ambani, the Chairman of Reliance Industries, and Radhika Merchant, daughter of industrialist Viren Merchant, are pictured during their pre-wedding celebrations in Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.

Calls for a Boycott Roil Iran’s Parliamentary Elections

A large billboard in Tehran encouraging people to vote in parliamentary elections this week. With widespread disaffection, turnout could be as low as 15 percent, one government poll said.

Monday Briefing: Fears of Anarchy Grow in Gaza

Palestinians who were wounded by Israeli gunfire while waiting for aid, according to health officials, rest on beds at Al Shifa hospital on Friday.

Inmates Escape After an Attack on Haiti’s Largest Prison

Hooded Haitians on the streets in Port-au-Prince on Friday.

U.N. Aid Agency Researchers Allege Abuse of Gazans in Israeli Detention

Israeli forces transporting detainees from the Gaza Strip in November.

The U.N. Says Gaza Is Close to Famine. What Does That Mean?

Lining up for a meal in Rafah in southern Gaza in December.

Israel Opts Out of Cease-Fire Talks as Hamas Delegation Arrives in Cairo

Palestinians looking through the rubble of destroyed houses in Rafah, Gaza, on Sunday.

Russian Strike’s Toll Rises to 12 as Zelensky Blames Air Defense Delay

Ukrainian rescuers working Saturday at the site of a damaged residential building after an attack in the southern city of Odesa.

German Police Conduct Raid in Hunt for Red Army Fugitives

Police officers and investigators on Sunday in the Friedrichshain district of Berlin, where raids were carried out.

Pakistan’s New Leader, Shehbaz Sharif, Installed

Shehbaz Sharif in Lahore, Pakistan, in February. His party currently has the military’s support.

Kremlin Seeks to Suppress Navalny’s Influence, in Death as in Life

Aleksei A. Navalny speaking in 2013 during his campaign to become mayor of Moscow.

The Rubymar Carried Fertilizer That Threatens Red Sea, U.S. Says

The fertilizer carried by the sunken Rubymar now poses an environmental risk to the area.

Israeli Strike Near Rafah Hospital Kills at Least 11, Gaza Officials Say

Civilians, including children, who were injured in an Israeli strike outside a hospital in Rafah, Gaza, on Saturday were taken to the nearby Kuwaiti hospital.

U.S. Makes First Airdrop of Aid Into Gaza

Why We Can’t Stop Rushing

Brian Mulroney Divided and Reshaped Canada Through Free Trade With the U.S.

Brian Mulroney’s move toward closer economic ties with the United States was polarizing among Canadians.

Colombia’s Special Word for ‘You’

A Colombian souvenir that reads “Sumercé,” in Bogota, Colombia.

Bohemians: The Irish Team Selling Soccer With a Side of Activism

Causes and cheers exist side by side in the stands at Bohemian F.C.

Many Iranians Boycott Elections, Despite Pleas and Roses

Women casting their vote in parliamentary elections at a mosque in Tehran on Friday. Voters also cast ballots for the Assembly of Experts, an 88-member clerical body that is responsible for naming, advising and supervising the supreme leader.

News Leaders Around the World Pledge Support for Journalists in Gaza

Palestinian members of the press mourn the journalists Saeed Al-Taweel and Muhammad Sobh, who were killed in Gaza City while covering the war in October.

Biden Unites With Italy’s Prime Minister to Champion Ukraine

President Biden and Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni of Italy meeting in the Oval Office on Friday. The two sought to project unity on a number of foreign policy fronts.

Witnesses to Deaths Near Gaza Aid Convoy Describe Shooting and Panic

Mourning the deaths in Gaza City on Thursday.

For Navalny’s Followers, a ‘Surge of Inspiration’ at a Sad Event

Thousands of mourners turned out for the funeral of Alexei A. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, in the Maryino district of Moscow on Friday.

Photos From the Funeral of Aleksei Navalny

Nuclear Power Bill Passed by House, Support Grows in Congress

The Vogtle nuclear power plant in Georgia, whose two new reactors cost $35 billion, nearly double the initial estimates.

Biden Says U.S. Will Begin Aid Airdrops in Gaza

A crowd seeking food at an aid distribution site in Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip, on Monday.

International Condemnations of Killings Near Gaza Aid Convoy Multiply

The body of one of those killed on Thursday morning in Gaza City after Israeli soldiers opened fire on a crowd as a crowd tried to grab food aid from a convoy of trucks.

When the Stands Speak, the Premier League Should Listen

Alderney Is a Small Island With a Dark History

New E.P.A. Rules Aim to Minimize Damage From Chemical Facilities

A Texas chemical plant flooded by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Kenya Signs Deal With Haiti to Send 1,000 Police to Caribbean

Prime Minister Ariel Henry of Haiti, left, with President William Ruto of Kenya, center, in Nairobi on Thursday.

Gaza Aid Dropped Significantly in February

How Germany’s Most Wanted Criminal Hid in Plain Sight

Police officers leaving a building in Berlin on Tuesday where Daniela Klette was arrested.

Claudia Sheinbaum Is Turning Mexico’s Presidential Election Into a Blowout

Claudia Sheinbaum’s disciplined campaign has cemented her front-runner status, but she remains something of an enigma to many Mexicans.

Why More American Weapons Will Soon Be Made Outside America

Murder and Magic Realism: A Rising Literary Star Mines China’s Rust Belt

Shuang Xuetao, one of China’s most celebrated young authors, is best known for his short stories chronicling the economic decline of his hometown, Shenyang, in the country’s northeast.

He Wants Oil Money Off Campus. She’s Funded by Exxon. They’re Friends.

Her work is funded by Exxon, he’s skeptical of industry. Rebecca Grekin, left, and Yannai Kashtan at Stanford, where they study and teach.

Celebrating Classic Australian Picture Books

Browsing at a bookstore for children in Melbourne.

Cease-Fire Demand Grows Amid Questions Around Gaza Aid Convoy Deaths

Injured Palestinians at Al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City after Israeli forces opened fire as a crowd gathered near an aid convoy.

Friday Briefing

Injured Palestinians at Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City on Thursday, after Israeli forces opened fire near aid trucks.

White Island Volcano Victims Awarded Compensation

The White Island volcano in New Zealand in 2020, a year after its eruption.

‘This Is For Gaza’: George Galloway, Leftist Firebrand, Wins Rochdale By-Election

George Galloway, in his trademark fedora, after winning an election for the parliamentary seat in Rochdale, England, on Thursday.

Bangladesh Fire Kills at Least 44 in Shopping Mall

At least 43 people have died after a fire engulfed a building in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka overnight.

As Palestinians Crowd an Aid Convoy, Israeli Gunshots and a Deadly Toll

The body of a Palestinian killed in an early morning incident when residents rushed aid trucks in Gaza City on Thursday.

Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister Who Led Canada Into NAFTA, Dies at 84

Brian Mulroney spoke in 2002 during a 10th-anniversary celebration of the North American Free Trade Agreement in Washington. He was a skilled debater and orator and always ready with a crowd-pleasing joke.

Putin’s Nuclear Threats Become Background Theme of Ukraine War

President Vladimir V. Putin, in a speech on Thursday, portrayed Russia as the aggrieved rather than the aggressor.

Scientists in Canada Passed Secrets to China, Investigations Find

The couple were escorted from their labs at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in 2019 and later stripped of their security clearances. They were fired in January 2021.

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