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Partner of Norwegian Ex-Minister Is Sentenced for Staging Attacks

OSLO — A Norwegian court on Friday sentenced the partner of a former minister to 20 months in prison after she was found guilty of endangering the country’s democracy by…

Covid Death Toll Over 2 Million Worldwide

But the initial rollouts in many countries have been met with problems: logistical confusion, shortages of doses, unequal distribution and bureaucratic hurdles that have slowed the process of getting shots…

Uganda Forces Surround Home of Opposition Leader Bobi Wine

NAIROBI, Kenya — Ugandan security forces on Friday surrounded and then breached the compound of Bobi Wine, the country’s leading opposition candidate, a day after a contentious general election that…

Russia to Exit Open Skies Treaty, Escalating Rivalry With U.S.

Another complicating factor is that key members of Mr. Biden’s cabinet may not yet be confirmed by the Senate in time for the negotiation. The task of dealing with Russia,…

In Ireland, Lifting a Veil of Prejudice Against Mixed-Race Children

It was helping her mother work merchandise tables at some of Dublin’s most respected venues that Jess Kavanagh first got a taste for the music scene. When she started doing…

With oxygen running low, a health care system in Brazil nears collapse.

A shortage of oxygen tanks in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas pushed the health care system to the brink of collapse this week as hospitals turned away sick people…

Merkel’s Party to Choose New Leader, and Possible Successor as Chancellor

BERLIN — Germany’s largest political party will choose a new leader on Saturday, with the winner well positioned to succeed Angela Merkel as the next chancellor of Europe’s leading economy.…

Dutch Government Resigns After Benefits Scandal

Prime Minister Mark Rutte of the Netherlands, one of Europe’s longest-serving leaders, and his cabinet resigned on Friday over a report highlighting systemic failure by his government to protect thousands…

Hopes for Tokyo’s Summer Olympic Games Darken Due to Virus

Plans for the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games are growing more uncertain by the day. As coronavirus cases rise throughout Japan and in several large countries in Europe and the Americas,…

North Korea Unveils New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile

SEOUL, South Korea — A month before the U.S. presidential election, North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, held a military parade that featured what appeared to be the country’s largest-ever intercontinental…