Your Wednesday Briefing: New Blasts Shake Crimea

Good morning. We’re covering a major explosion on a Russian target in Crimea and a political scandal in Australia. And by repeatedly striking at the territory, which Russia has held…

Your Tuesday Briefing: Bank Protests in China

Good morning. We’re covering economic protests in central China, the toll of Russia’s invasion on Ukraine’s civilians and new scrutiny into the death of Shinzo Abe. Chinese protests over frozen…

Your Tuesday Briefing – The New York Times

Russia’s grinding gains in Ukraine After Russia’s capture of the cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk, Moscow controls the Luhansk province in eastern Ukraine. The Russian military relies on its superior…

Your Wednesday Briefing: New Jan. 6 Revelations

Good morning. We’re covering new Jan. 6 revelations, the deaths of migrants to the U.S. and Turkey’s concession on NATO’s expansion. ‘They’re not here to hurt me’ Donald Trump demanded…

Your Monday Briefing: Russia’s Pre-Holiday Push

Good morning. We’re covering Russia’s nationalist holiday, Hong Kong’s new leader and a Taliban decree targeting women. Lee, the top architect of the crackdown on Hong Kong’s antigovernment protests in…

Your Thursday Briefing: Russia Cuts Gas Supplies

Good morning. A gas crisis looms over Europe, anger grows in Shanghai and Singapore executes an intellectually disabled man. Infrastructure: Ukrainians are blowing up their own bridges and dams in…

Your Thursday Briefing: Finland and Sweden May Join NATO

We’re covering NATO’s potential expansion and the presidential campaign of Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in the Philippines. Finland and Sweden consider joining NATO Finland and Sweden are considering whether to apply…

Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

U.S. disputes withdrawal claims Tensions over Ukraine abruptly ratcheted up on Wednesday as Western officials accused Russia of lying about whether it had really begun pulling back troops from the…

Your Monday Briefing: Global Covid cases reach record highs

We’re covering the rapid global spread of the Omicron variant and the E.U.’s attempts to grapple with an illiberal leader. Omicron fuels rapid spread, but data offer hope Global coronavirus…

Your Monday Briefing: South Africa’s Parliament Burns

Good morning. We’re covering a fire in South Africa’s Parliament, a breach in the Demilitarized Zone between North Korea and South Korea, and possible changes to women’s rights in China.…