The Trump administration has made a priority of bringing prisoners home—and of pressuring Iran. With Xiyue Wang’s release, it can claim victory on two fronts.
Vladimir Putin has a fondness for the Soviet era. So do many Russians—but often not for the same reasons.
I’ve made it an annual tradition to compose an essay of uplifting images from the past year—an effort to seek out and recognize some of the abundant joy and kindness present in the world around us.
Time to take a look at some of the most memorable events and images of 2019. Events covered in this essay include protests in Hong Kong, Chile, and Iraq; a toxic sky over New Delhi; an all-female team of spacewalkers; and much more.
The investigation into the murder of Malta’s most famous journalist has done more than plunge the country into crisis.
Time to take a look at some of the most memorable events and images of 2019. Events covered in this essay include the Pan American Games in Peru, a spelling bee with eight co-champions, the testimony of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill, and much more.
NATO is the physical embodiment of the idea of shared Western values. But a meeting in London highlighted how far apart its members now stand.
Jens Stoltenberg will soon be NATO’s longest-serving leader in a generation. How has he done it?
Time to take a look at some of the most memorable events and images of 2019. Events covered in this essay include the abdication of Japan’s Emperor Akihito, a performance by Lil Nas X, a landing on the far side of the moon, and much more.
The poisoning of a double agent sparked an intelligence and PR battle between London and Moscow, the details of which are only now emerging.
Powerful images from the past 12 eventful months
Though some elements of British campaigns resemble those of American contests, the systems are fundamentally different.
Every day until Wednesday, December 25, we’ll present one new image of our universe from NASA’s orbiting telescope.
A terror attack in London carries parallels to one in 2017, and once again challenges a prime minister.
Kim Jong Un only wanted to engage with the president. Now he’s turning on him.
The prime minister and the opposition took entirely different lessons from Britain’s 2017 election. Both are testing their conclusions to destruction.
An earthquake in Albania, Krampus in Slovenia, a military dog at the White House, protests in Iraq and Chile, bubbles over Rome, a Christmas market in Germany, and much more
Older voters warp their countries’ policies because of their political power. One British politician has a plan to end that dominance.
The tenth annual panoramic-photo competition has just come to a close, and the winning images and finalists have been announced.
Going to the electorate over and over again won’t necessarily reap different results.