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North Korea Warns Biden Against ‘Hostile Policy’

SEOUL — North Korea said on Sunday that President Biden had made “a big blunder” by calling its nuclear arsenal a threat last week,...

What to Know About India’s Coronavirus Crisis

A deadly second wave of coronavirus infections is devastating India, leaving millions of people infected and putting stress on the country’s already overtaxed health...

This Is the Face of the Most Photogenic Bird, German Research Finds

Dr. Thömmes explained the I.A.A. method this way: Suppose a photo is liked 12,425 times on Instagram. “That number alone doesn’t have much meaning...

U.S. Built the Afghan Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More?

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — The Taliban attack on a police outpost at the edge of the city began at dusk, with the muted chatter of...

U.S. Military Begins Final Withdrawal From Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military has begun its complete withdrawal from Afghanistan, the top American commander there said Sunday, marking what amounts to...

Rose Namajunas Retakes U.F.C. Title by Defeating Chinese Star Zhang Weili

In her last bout, in March 2020, she successfully defended her title in a brutal five-round battle against Jedrzejczyk that was widely seen by...

Debris From Indonesian Submarine Is Found, Ending Hopes of Rescue

Debris from an Indonesian Navy submarine that disappeared this past week with 53 people aboard has been found deep in the Bali Sea, confirming...

SpaceX to Launch Astronauts for NASA: How to Watch

For the third time, astronauts are set to hitch a ride on a private rocket to space.Early on Friday, SpaceX, the rocket company started...

Biden’s Plan to End Afghanistan War Gives Some Detainees Hope for Release

That, however, left unanswered the question of what it would mean if Afghanistan was no longer an active zone of armed conflict, even as...

Caving to Islamists, Pakistan’s Parliament Debates Expelling French Ambassador

Pakistan’s Parliament is expected to vote on Tuesday on whether to expel the French ambassador, a move widely seen as a capitulation by the...

Afghan Women Fear the Worst, Whether War or Peace Lies Ahead

KABUL, Afghanistan — Farzana Ahmadi watched as a neighbor in her village in northern Afghanistan was flogged by Taliban fighters last month. The crime:...

Biden, Setting Afghanistan Withdrawal, Says ‘It Is Time to End the Forever War’

WASHINGTON — President Biden declared on Wednesday that “it is time to end the forever war” in Afghanistan, saying that the United States had...

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Of Brexit and Boris: What’s Driving the Call for Scottish Independence

The millions of votes counted across Scotland on Saturday could be among the most consequential in recent times, and not because of their impact...

Melting Glaciers Have Exposed Frozen Relics of World War I

As glaciers melt and shrink in the Alps of Northern Italy, long-frozen relics of World War I have been emerging from the ice.They include...

A Chinese Rocket Is Tumbling Back to Earth. Where Will It Land?

A piece of China’s largest rocket is tumbling back to Earth this weekend. No one really knows when or where it will land.On April...

An Election Win for Boris Johnson, but His Strategies Risk Breaking Up the U.K.

LONDON — The great realignment of British politics accelerated this week, but it is pulling in starkly different directions north and south of the...