As Europe Faces a Cold Winter, Putin Seizes on the Leverage From Russia’s Gas Output

MOSCOW — In Europe, the surge in the price of natural gas has halted factories, startled…

The Afghan War: A Photographer’s Journal

One of the first things the New York Times photographer Tyler Hicks witnessed after arriving in…

This Chemist’s Pandemic Hobby? Firing Medieval Cannonballs.

The earliest big guns blew up “a lot,” Dr. Rogers said. The blasts killed gunners and,…

Moderna says it will build a vaccine factory in Africa.

JOHANNESBURG — Moderna said on Thursday that it planned to build a vaccine manufacturing facility in…

In Iraqi Elections, Guns and Money Still Dominate Politics

BAGHDAD — Outside the headquarters of Asaib Ahl al-Haq, one of the main Iranian-backed militias in…

Countries in the Asia-Pacific region rush to buy Merck’s Covid-19 pills.

Countries in the Asia-Pacific region this week became some of the first after the United States…

France will charge the unvaccinated for Covid tests, in a bid to speed up inoculations.

Covid screening tests in France will no longer be free for unvaccinated people starting on Oct.…

Abdulrazak Gurnah Is Awarded Nobel Prize in Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded on Thursday to Abdulrazak Gurnah for “his uncompromising and…

Seeking Solutions to Global Challenges

At the Athens Democracy Forum, world leaders met to discuss the challenges democratic governments face around…

Yet Another Covid Victim: Capitalism

This is an article from World Review: The State of Democracy, a special section that examines…