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Quake Death Toll Passes 15,000 in Turkey and Syria as Desperation Builds


In Rural Ukraine, a Mobile Clinic Provides Medicine and Hope


Syrian Refugees Who Died in Turkey Earthquake Are Returned Home

A man on the Syrian side of the Bab al-Hawa border crossing carries the body of a relative killed in Turkey.


What’s a Japanese Mobster to Do in Retirement? Join a Softball Team.

Yuji Ryuzaki, foreground, with other members of the Ryuyukai softball team at a game in suburban Tokyo last year.


Greece Moves to Block Extreme-Right Party as Election Nears

Ilias Kasidiaris, the founder of National Party — Greeks, during a protest against Turkey in Athens, Greece, in 2018.


Élisabeth Borne, France’s Prime Minister, on Her Harrowing Story

France’s prime minister, Élisabeth Borne, in December in her office in Paris.


‘Troubling’ Race Disparity Is Found in U.K. Prosecution Decisions

The Royal Courts of Justice in London. The figures support what civil rights groups and ethnic minority residents have said for years: that Black people face disproportionately harsh treatment.


Britain Pledges to Train Ukraine’s Pilots, Signaling That Warplanes Could Come Next

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine in Kyiv, the country’s capital, last week.


Lost Letters by Mary, Queen of Scots, Uncovered by Code Breakers

Mary, Queen of Scots, fled Scotland after being forced to abdicate in 1567 but then spent 19 years as a prisoner in England.


China Sends Spy Balloons Over Military Sites Worldwide, U.S. Officials Say

A photograph provided by the U.S. Navy showing sailors recovering the Chinese balloon in the waters off South Carolina on Sunday.


After the Quake: Photos and Videos From Turkey and Syria

Rescue workers removing the rubble from a collapsed house in Iskenderun, Turkey.


Turks and Syrians Abroad Rally to Help Their Homelands After Earthquake

Members of the Turkish community in Berlin collected bags and boxes with warm clothes and other goods on Tuesday to support victims of the deadly earthquake in Turkey.


2 Children Killed After Bus Driver Crashes Into Day Care Near Montreal

Two children were killed and six others were injured when a driver crashed a bus into a day care center in Laval, Quebec, outside Montreal.


Your Thursday Briefing

Two neighboring families sharing a tent in Antakya, Turkey.


An Underground Hospital in Syria Fills With Quake Victims


Turkey-Syria Earthquake: Millions Await Aid While Suffering Cold and Grief

Rescue workers digging in the rubble of a collapsed house on Wednesday in Iskenderun, Turkey.


Visiting U.K. and France, Zelensky Pleads for Jets and Weapons for Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine and Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain visiting a military facility to meet Ukrainian soldiers being trained to use Challenger 2 tanks on Wednesday in Dorset, England.


Christian Atsu Still Missing After Turkey Earthquake Despite Reports, Club Says

Christian Atsu in Newcastle, Britain, in 2020.


Why the Odds Are Stacked Against a Promising New Covid Drug

A Covid patient was ushered into an ambulance in Brazil, one of two countries that held clinical trials of 2,000 patients for the pegylated interferon lambda injection.


Your Thursday Briefing: Frustration Mounts in Turkey

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan tours the site of destroyed buildings during his visit to the city of Kahramanmaras in southeast Turkey on Wednesday.


Putin Likely Approved Missile System Used to Down Flight MH17, Inquiry Says

Local workers transport a piece of wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 at the site of the plane crash in eastern Ukraine in 2014.


Twitter Was Blocked in Turkey After Earthquake, Internet-Monitoring Group Says


State of Uncertainty

President Joe Biden delivering his State of the Union address.


China’s Bid to Improve Food Production? Giant Towers of Pigs.


Zelensky thanks Britain during his second overseas trip since Russia’s invasion.

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine in Kyiv, the country’s capital, last week.


Grieving Turkish Diaspora Rallies to Support Turkey Earthquake Victims

Members of the Turkish Australian community in Melbourne, Australia, packing tents, blankets and sleeping bags to be shipped to earthquake victims in Turkey.


Your Wednesday Briefing

Rescue workers at a collapsed building in Malatya, Turkey, on Tuesday.


Biden Focuses on Domestic Issues in State of the Union Despite Global Tensions

Oksana Markarova, the Ukrainian ambassador, was a guest at the State of the Union address, as she was last year, but President Biden mentioned Ukraine only briefly this time.


After Spy Balloon Clash, U.S.-China Tensions Loom Over Biden’s Speech

President Biden has taken economic and military steps aimed at limiting China.


Videos Show Desperate Search for Survivors Near Quake’s Epicenter in Turkey


After Spy Balloon Incident, China Rejects Pentagon’s Request to Speak

The balloon after it was downed on Saturday. Navy divers are trying to recover its sensors and other surveillance equipment.


Felipe Calderón, Former Mexican President, Accused of Supporting Sinaloa Cartel

Felipe Calderón during an interview with The New York Times at his office in 2011, when he was the president of Mexico.


Russia Pays a Bloody Price for Small Gains in Eastern Ukraine

A billboard with an image of a Russian service member and a slogan reading “Glory to the Heroes of Russia!” in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Monday.


Baby Born in Rubble of Turkey-Syria Earthquake is One of Many Child Victims

A baby girl who was born under the rubble caused by an earthquake received treatment at a children’s hospital in the town of Afrin, Aleppo province, Syria, on Tuesday.


Mukarram Jah, Heir to an Opulent Throne He Abandoned, Dies at 89

Mr. Jah with Princess Esra, center, at Chowmahalla Palace in Hyderabad in 1967, the year he was crowned nizam.


Turkey and Syria Earthquake Death Toll Tops 7,700 As Rescuers Fight Weather

Rescue workers carrying Salih Polat, 27, from a collapsed building in Malatya, on Tuesday.


Joy and Heartache Follow Earthquake Rescue in Turkish City of Gaziantep


Your Wednesday Briefing: Quake’s Death Toll Soars

After an intensive search, rescue workers saved Vacit Amuri, a 3-year-old girl from a Syrian family, from a collapsed building on Tuesday.


At Cooper Union, a Russian Design Show Caught in a Political Crossfire

Anna Bokov, an assistant adjunct professor, outside Cooper Union, in a neighborhood known as Little Ukraine. Her exhibition about a century-old Moscow design school was postponed when an article raised questions about its timing. On Monday, the school reinstated the show.


As Sunak Tries to Move Ahead, He’s Haunted by Prime Ministers Past

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain shuffled his cabinet on Tuesday.


3 E.U. Countries Plan to Get Some Leopard 1 Tanks to Ukraine ‘Within Months’

Leopard 1 A5 tanks in a production facility in Germany.


Erdogan’s Response to Turkey’s Earthquake Could Determine His Re-Election

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey in Ankara in January.


Pentagon Lifts Trump-Era Ban on Release of Guantánamo Prisoners’ Art

The prisoner Mohammed Ahmed Ghulam Rabbani painted this scene at Guantánamo Bay and gave it to a lawyer before the Trump administration banned all such releases in 2017. Mr. Rabbani, who is one of 20 prisoners eligible for transfer, wants to take with him all the paintings he has at the prison when he is repatriated to Pakistan.


The Sole Border Crossing for U.N. Aid From Turkey to Syria Is Blocked

Mourning victims of the earthquake in Jandaris, a town in the opposition-held part of Aleppo Province, in Syria on Tuesday.


David Carrick Is Sentenced to Life for Rape and Sexual Abuse

Activists gathering for a protest outside Southwark Crown Court in London on Monday during the sentencing trial of David Carrick, a former police officer.


Searching for Survivors

Searching for survivors in Adana, Turkey, this morning.


China Tries to Play Down Balloon Dispute With Censorship and Memes

Outside the Foreign Ministry in Beijing on Monday.


In a First, South Korea Is Ordered to Compensate a Vietnam War Victim

A memorial site marks the area in Vietnam where South Korean marines were accused of killing more than 70 unarmed Vietnamese civilians in 1968.


This Cystic Fibrosis Drug Is a ‘Miracle’ but These Families Can’t Get It

Shwetha Sree, left, with her 5-year-old son Vihaan, who has cystic fibrosis. He would be eligible for Vertex’s drug on his 6th birthday were he to live in the U.S.


How Deepfake Videos Are Used to Spread Disinformation


Turkey Earthquake: Time Is Running Out to Find Survivors


The Quest to Find Rectangles in a Square


One Turkish Apartment Tower Collapsed in The Earthquake, While Those Around It Did Not

Emergency personnel during a search and rescue operation at the site of a collapsed building in Adana, Turkey, on Tuesday.


The U.S. aid agency deploys two search and rescue teams to Turkey.

Members of the Los Angeles County Fire Department preparing for deployment to Turkey on Monday.


Zelensky Could Leave Ukraine to Visit EU Leaders in Brussels

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine at a meeting with European Union leaders in Kyiv on Friday.


These Are the Deadliest Earthquakes of the 21st Century

A woman walking through Port-au-Prince in 2010 after a 7.0 quake hit Haiti, killing over 200,000 people.


How Russia Is Surviving the Tightening Grip on Its Oil Revenue

An oil tanker in Novorossiysk, Russia, in October. Russia is facing a gradual ratcheting up of Western oil sanctions.