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…

Supreme Court Says It Will Weigh in Monday on Pakistan Turmoil

Hours after Prime Minister Imran Khan declared the National Assembly dissolved on Sunday, preventing a no-confidence vote that seemed sure to oust him, opposition leaders challenged the move before Pakistan’s…

Novak Djokovic to remain in visa limbo until Monday

Novak Djokovic faces further sleepless nights in detention as the nine-time champion’s Australian Open fate remains in legal limbo following the adjournment of his desperate court case against deportation. 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.…

Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

Omicron causes thousands of flight cancellations Thousands of flights around the world, including more than 1,000 in the U.S., were canceled over one of the biggest weekends for travel in…