Russia and China Are Losing the Global Battle for Public Opinion
The Far-Right Takeover of the Tory Party Is No Laughing Matter
The U.S. Is Asking the Wrong Questions About the Global South
‘Green Jobs’ Alone Are No Magic Bullet for Chile’s Informal Economy
Biden’s Overseas Labor Union Initiative Has Troubling Cold War Precedents
The Red Cross Wants Gamers to ‘Play by the Rules’ of War
A Persistent Crisis in Central America
Ukraine War Comes to Moscow as Drones Strike Both Capitals
By Guy Faulconbridge and Pavel Polityuk | Reuters
Ukrainian drones struck wealthy districts of Moscow on Tuesday, Russia said in what one politician called the most dangerous attack since World War Two, while Kyiv was also hit by air for the third time in 24 hours.
China Rebuffs Pentagon Chief, Blunting Push for Rapprochement
By Nancy A. Youssef | The Wall Street Journal
China has rebuffed a U.S. request for a meeting between their defense chiefs on the sidelines of an annual security forum in Singapore this weekend, the Pentagon said Monday, showing the limits of a tentative rapprochement between the two rival powers.
More from WPR: The U.S. and China Take Another Stab at Thawing Relations
South America’s Leaders Meet in Brazil to Discuss Greater Regional Cooperation
South America’s leaders were gathering Tuesday in Brazil’s capital as part of an effort by the Brazilian president to revive regional cooperation in energy, crime-fighting and the economy. The regional bloc previously known as Union of South American Nations, or Unasur, first gathered 15 years ago to boost cooperation between the 12 South American nations
More from WPR: In Brazil, Lula’s Global Focus Is Distracting Him From Regional Opportunities
Kosovo’s NATO-Led Peacekeepers Beef Up Positions After Clashes With Ethnic Serbs
By Zenel Zhinipotoku and Llazar Semini | Associated Press
Troops from the NATO-led peacekeeping force in Kosovo on Tuesday placed metal fences and barbed wire barriers to beef up positions in a northern town following clashes with ethnic Serbs there that left 30 international soldiers wounded.
Ugandan President Signs Anti-Gay Law That Includes Death Penalty as a Punishment
By Abdi Latif Dahir | The New York Times
The president of Uganda signed a punitive anti-gay bill on Monday that includes the death penalty, enshrining into law an intensifying crackdown against L.G.B.T.Q. people in the conservative East African nation and dismissing widespread calls not to impose one of the world’s most restrictive anti-gay measures.
More from WPR: For Uganda, the ‘Day After Museveni’ Looms With Peril
Erdogan Continues Divisive Rhetoric Following Victory
By Kareem Fahim | The Washington Post
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sang and smiled, reveling in the applause of the supporters he addressed Sunday after the toughest election of his long career. In victory, though, instead of soothing the nation, he lashed out at a familiar set of villains, in remarks that may set the tone for his next term.
More from WPR: Turkey’s European Story Is Likely Over
China’s Fading Recovery Reveals Deeper Economic Struggles
By Stella Yifan Xie and Jason Douglas | The Wall Street Journal
China’s era of rapid growth is over. Its recovery from zero-Covid is stalling. And now the country is facing deep, structural problems in its economy.
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