The I.M.F.’s executive board clears Kristalina Georgieva to remain managing director.

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5 Indian soldiers among 7 killed in Kashmir gun battles

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Texas governor bars Covid vaccine mandates.

Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas on Monday issued a broad executive order that bars virtually any…

Clear Differences Remain Between France and U.S., French Minister Says

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Bernard Tapie, French Tycoon, Actor and Politician, Dies at 78

PARIS — Bernard Tapie, a swaggering French businessman who lurched throughout his life from wild success…

In Iraq Election, Shiite Cleric Who Fought U.S. Strengthens Power

BAGHDAD — Followers of a Shiite cleric whose fighters battled U.S. forces during the occupation made…

Netflix standing by Dave Chappelle and ‘The Closer’

Chappelle’s special, “The Closer,” which debuted on Netflix last week, includes several minutes of jokes about…

A W.H.O. panel recommends additional vaccine doses for immunocompromised people.

Severely or moderately immunocompromised people who have been vaccinated should be offered an additional dose of…

Alexis Ohanian is using his daughter’s famous doll to help empower girls

Now, the father of four year-old Olympia is using that fame to try and inspire girls…

Your Tuesday Briefing

“Freedom Day” in Sydney.