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Russia-Ukraine War: Latest News: Russian Defensive Tactic Helps Slow Ukrainian Advance

Town’s Revolt Reveals Larger German Concerns About Arming Ukraine

A fighter jet and a missile on display at an airfield in Grossenhain, Germany, that was home to the Red Baron during World War I, the Nazis in World War II and the Soviets in the decades that followed.

Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to 3 Scientists for Work on Electrons

Pierre Agostini, Ferenc Krausz and Anne L’Huillier were pictured onscreen as the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced them as the recipients of the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physics in Stockholm on Tuesday.

Israeli Herders Spread Across West Bank, Displacing Palestinians

A Palestinian shepherd in the West Bank, a few miles from Al Baqa.

14-Year-Old Fatally Shoots 3 at Mall in Bangkok, Officials Say

An ambulance outside the Siam Paragon mall in Bangkok after a shooting there on Tuesday.

With Surge in Attacks, Militants Begin New Era of Bloodshed in Pakistan

Praying on Sunday for the victims of a suicide attack that killed more than 50 people last week.

Sunak’s UK Conservative Party Conference Haunted by Truss and Other Rivals

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of Britain, center, at the Conservative Party’s annual conference in Manchester, where he is hoping to cast himself as a man of action.

Ethnic Serbs in Northern Kosovo Feel ‘Trapped’ by Politics

Serb kids walk past Kosovo’s police special operation unit in the village of Banjska in Kosovo, on Sunday.

Mexico Church Collapse Leaves at Least 11 Dead

A handout picture released by officials in the state of Tamaulipas showed the site where a church roof collapsed during Sunday mass in Ciudad Madero, Mexico.

UN Approves Kenya’s Mission to Stabilize Haiti

A Haitian gang called for the removal of the prime minister, Ariel Henry, during a protest in September in Port-au-Prince, the country’s capital.

Spanish Nightclub Fire Investigators Work to Identify Victims

Police officers blocking access to the disco complex in Murcia, Spain, where a deadly fire erupted.

Slovakia Appears Set to Join the Putin Sympathizers After Election

Robert Fico, center, in Bratislava, Slovakia, on Sunday, has said he will “not send a single cartridge” of ammunition to Ukraine.

What Is a Synod in the Catholic Church? And Why Does This One Matter?

Pope Francis leading a Mass at a previous synod, on the church in the Americas. The latest synod is more wide-ranging.

They Ran for a Better Life, Straight Into a Wildfire

Russian Ruble Briefly Weakens to 100 Against U.S. Dollar

The Russian Central Bank called an emergency meeting over the summer amid worries about the economy.

A Rural Michigan Town Is the Latest Battleground in the U.S.-China Fight

Lori Brock hosted a “No Gotion” rally at her Majestic Friesians Horse Farm in Green Charter Township, Mich.

Tuesday Briefing

A judge could impose an array of punishments on Donald J. Trump, including a $250 million penalty and a prohibition on operating a business in New York.

Tuesday Briefing: Trump’s New York Fraud Trial Begins

Alice Shalvi, Hailed as a Mother of Feminism in Israel, Dies at 96

Alice Shalvi teaching in the 1960s at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She was well known for leading Pelech, an experimental school for Orthodox girls.

Putin’s Next Target: U.S. Support for Ukraine, Officials Say

President Vladimir Putin, last week in Moscow in a photo released by Russian state media, believes he can influence American politics to weaken support for Ukraine.

A New Satellite Outshines Some of the Brightest Stars in the Sky

Kenyan-Led Security Mission in Haiti: What to Know

The Haitian gang G9 called for the removal of Prime Minister Ariel Henry in a protest last month.

India’s Early Electronic Music From the ’70s Is Finally Being Released

Tesla’s Sales Slip as It Readies Factories for New Models

The Tesla automotive company manufacturing facility in Fremont, Calif.

As Biden Urges Aid, Both Russia and Ukraine Expect U.S. Role to Continue

“Interparty squabbles are one thing, and support is another thing,” Sergei A. Ryabkov, Russia’s deputy foreign minister, said about U.S. aid to Kyiv. “They will find the money.”

Iraq Investigators Call for Officials to Be Fired After Wedding Hall Blaze

Mourning over the coffin of one of the victims of the wedding hall fire in Hamdaniya, Iraq, on Friday.

Russia May Be Planning to Test a Nuclear-Powered Missile

Vatican Synod Puts Catholic Church’s Most Sensitive Issues on the Table

Pope Francis in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Wednesday.

He Announces Baseball Games in Spanish. It Is Not His First Language.

Bill Kulik, a Phillies Spanish language radio broadcaster, from his broadcast booth in Philadelphia.

Typhoon Koinu: Taiwan Prepares for Rain and Wind Ahead of Landfall

A satellite image showing Typhoon Koinu approaching Taiwan on Tuesday.

E.U. Foreign Ministers Hold Surprise Summit in Wartime Kyiv

Monday Briefing

Sniper training in Ukraine.

Lise Meitner, the ‘Atomic Pioneer’ Who Never Won a Nobel Prize

Lise Meitner, the Austrian-born physicist, was a longtime collaborator of Otto Hahn, who won the Nobel Prize in 1946. She did not share in the award with him.

Grizzly Bear Kills 2 People at Banff National Park in Canada

Park authorities in Canada said they received an alert from inside Banff National Park in Alberta, where two people were found dead.

Monday Briefing: U.S. Aid to Ukraine Is Uncertain

President Biden and Volodymyr Zelensky at the White House last month.

Polish Opposition Supporters March in Warsaw Ahead of Key Election

A huge crowd gathered in Warsaw on Sunday in a display of antigovernment sentiment ahead of an election this month.

Serbia’s Aleksandar Vucic Rejects Kosovo Troop Buildup Claims

Standing guard on Wednesday near a monastery in northern Kosovo, near the border with Serbia, days after a shootout.

At Least 13 Killed in Nightclub Fire in Spain

Firefighters outside the Teatre nightclub on Sunday in Murcia, Spain.

Turkey Strikes Kurdish Rebels After Suicide Attack in Ankara

Securing an area of Ankara, the capital, after an explosion on Sunday. It was not immediately clear who the attackers were, or if they belonged to a larger group.

Antakya, Turkey, Struggles to Recover From Earthquake

Central Antakya last month. Buildings set for demolition will soon add to a carpet of rubble and empty lots.

Ukraine Downplays Uncertainty Over U.S. Support After Funding Bill Passes With No Aid

President Biden with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine last month at the White House.

Trailing in Polls, U.K.’s Conservatives Look to Unleash the ‘Real Rishi’ Sunak

Facing a big deficit in the polls, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will hope to redefine himself at the Conservative Party conference, which starts on Sunday.

Hunting Contest Reveals Rifts Over Invasive Species in New Zealand

Beau Moriarty with his 3-year-old son, Max, hunting in Waiau on the South Island of New Zealand.

Four Seconds to Impact: On the Front Line With Ukraine’s Snipers

A sniper in the Da Vinci Wolves battalion storing one of his rifles before heading east.

The Hottest New Accessory in Niger? A Russian Flag.

Supporters of Niger’s ruling junta holding a Russian flag at the start of a protest called to fight for the country’s freedom and push back against foreign interference in Niamey, Niger, in August.

Russia-Leaning Populist Party Ekes Out Win in Slovakia Vote

Robert Fico, a former Slovak prime minister whose party garnered 23 percent, has vowed to stop aid to Ukraine.

Senate Democrat Threatens to Block a Chunk of Military Aid to Egypt

Senator Ben Cardin replaced Senator Robert Menendez as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Iraq Wedding Fire’s Death Toll Rises, as Investigators Point to Safety Violations

A funeral on Friday for people who died in a fire at a wedding hall this past week in northern Iraq.

Modi’s Hindu Nationalism Stokes Tension in Indian Diaspora

Hindu-first policies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and his increasing intolerance of scrutiny have spilled over into Indian communities worldwide, experts say.

Why Is the U.S. Telling Serbia to Move Troops From the Kosovo Border?

A Kosovar police officer standing guard on Wednesday near a monastery in northern Kosovo, about 10 miles from the border with Serbia, days after violence there involving Serbian gunmen.

A New Speaker for Canada After a Misstep That ‘Deeply Embarrassed Parliament’

Anthony Rota, the former speaker of the House of Commons, in Parliament in Ottawa on Monday.

On Anniversary of Illegal Annexation, Russia Strikes Ukrainian Region It Claims as Its Own

Ukrainian marines during training exercises last month in the Vuhledar area.

Ukraine’s War of Drones Runs Into an Obstacle: China

In an Israeli Oasis, a Model for Peace, if Messy and Imperfect

The Oasis of Peace, a small village in Israel where an evenly split number of Arab and Jewish families live side by side.

Where German Cars Falter, E-Bikes Gain in Power

A bicyclist test-riding the Audi e-bike at the mobility fair in Munich this month. The fair is a rebrand of what was Germany’s largest auto show.

In Maldives Election, Mohamed Muizzu Defeats President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih

People arriving to vote on Saturday in Malé City, Maldives, where President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih faced Mohamed Muizzu, the capital’s mayor, in a runoff.

Slovakia’s Election Could Echo in Ukraine. Here’s What to Expect.

A televised debate before the Slovak parliamentary elections in Bratislava last week.

What I’m Reading: Apples, Private Actors and Marina Abramovic

Marina Abramovic during the launch of her exhibit at the Royal Academy of Arts in London this month.

WSJ Reporter Evan Gershkovich’s Russian Detainment Reaches 6 Months

Ella Milman and Mikhail Gershkovich, the parents of Evan Gershkovich, in Midtown Manhattan on Thursday.

Police Investigate About 100 Suicides Linked To Canadian Man

Ashtyn Prosser, right, died by suicide one month before his 20th birthday.