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Facing Global Outrage, Netanyahu Calls Civilian Deaths in Rafah Strike ‘Tragic Accident’

Palestinians on Monday inspected damage after an Israeli strike near a camp for displaced people in Rafah set off a fire that killed at least 45 people.

Papua New Guinea Landslide Has Buried 2,000 People, Officials Say

The aftermath of a landslide in Enga Province, Papua New Guinea, on Sunday.

North Korea Launches Long-Range Rocket Carrying Satellite

Watching a news broadcast of North Korea’s rocket launch in Seoul on Monday.

Middle East Crisis: Amid Condemnation, Netanyahu Calls Civilian Deaths in Rafah Strike ‘Tragic Accident’

U.S. Lawmakers Visit Taiwan and Vow Support in Face of Chinese Military Drills

President Lai Ching-te of Taiwan, right, with Representative Michael McCaul, Republican of Texas, in Taipei, Taiwan, on Monday.

This Island Wants to Round Up Its Wild Goats. Catching Them Won’t Be Easy.

Onstage, Witches and Cossacks Strike a Chord With Ukrainians

“The Witch of Konotop,” at the Ivan Franko theater in Kyiv, Ukraine, last month.

Putin Shakes Up Things at Home as His Optimism About Ukraine War Rises

A military parade this month in Moscow.

China, Japan and South Korea Hold Talks Overshadowed by U.S.

President Yoon Suk Yeol of South Korea, center, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan, left, and Chinese Premier Li Qiang at a joint news conference in Seoul on Monday.

Spying Arrests Send Chill Through Britain’s Thriving Hong Kong Community

Simon Cheng, an activist from Hong Kong now living in Britain, last week in the offices of Hongkongers in London. The painting behind him depicts protesters in Hong Kong carrying their iconic yellow umbrellas.

Amateur Historians Heard Tales of a Lost Tudor Palace. Then, They Dug It Up.

Chris Close, center left, in green jacket, consulting with Jennifer Browning, an archaeologist, during work on the dig site in Collyweston, England, early this year.

The Deadly Prelude to South Africa’s First Free Elections

Free Food? Modi Makes Sure Every Indian Knows Whom to Thank for It.

Vinod Misra, a local Bharatiya Janata Party official, talking with a potter in Amethi, India, who received an electric potter’s wheel through a government program.

Cyclone Remal Tears Through India and Bangladesh, Killing at Least 23

Kuakata, a coastal city in Bangladesh, on Monday, after Cyclone Remal made landfall.

Tuesday Briefing

The destruction after an Israeli strike on a camp for displaced people in Rafah.

South Africa’s Young Democracy Leaves Its Young Voters Disillusioned

Leaflet by Leaflet, a Few Aging Activists Fight India’s Tide of Bigotry

Roop Rekha Verma, 80, talking to women at a home in Lucknow, India, about their right to vote.

Shooting Near Rafah Border Crossing Kills a Member of Egypt’s Security Forces

Macron says Israeli operations in Rafah ‘must stop,’ and more news.

Inside the Factory Supplying Half of Africa’s Syringes

Monday Briefing

A hardware superstore was hit in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on Saturday.

12 Injured on Qatar Airways Flight From Turbulence

Qatar Airways flight QR017 was flying over Turkey when turbulence injured a dozen passengers.

Deadly Fires Highlight India’s Safety Shortfall

Damaged buildings on Sunday after a fire in an amusement park that killed at least 27 people in Rajkot, India.

Russia Plans New Ukraine Offensive as Zelensky Urges Biden and Xi to Join Peace Summit

Emergency workers at a hardware superstore that was hit by a Russian strike, according to Ukrainian officials, on Sunday in Kharkiv, Ukraine.

Death Toll in Papua New Guinea Landslide Estimated to Be at Least 670

Villagers searching in the aftermath of a landslide in Yambali, Papua New Guinea, on Sunday.

Aid Deliveries From Egypt Into Gaza Resume

Egyptian trucks carrying humanitarian aid bound for the Gaza Strip waiting on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing on Sunday.

Peru’s New Rule on Transgender Health Care Draws Backlash

Police officers guarding the entrance of the Ministry of Health during a protest this month in Lima, Peru, that was staged by L.G.B.T.Q. groups against a new government decree listing transgender identity as a “mental disorder.”

The Hamas Chief and the Israeli Who Saved His Life

Why Do Aid Groups Stay in Lawless Haiti?

Gangs control about 90 percent of Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, leaving much of the population of six million unable to move freely.

Russia Strikes Hardware Store in Kharkiv, Killing 12, Ukraine Says

A shopping mall in Kharkiv was hit with two powerful aerial bombs in the middle of the day on Saturday, one of several strikes against the city.

Deadly Fire in India Amusement Leaves at Least 27 Dead, Police Say

Firefighters at the scene of a deadly fire at an amusement park in Rajkot, in western India, on Saturday.

Some U.S. Weapons Stymied by Russian Jamming in Ukraine

A Ukrainian artillery crew firing at Russian positions in the northern Kharkiv region. Ukraine has provided a testing ground for weapons not previously used against a high-tech enemy like Russia.

5 Mount Everest Climbers Are Dead and 3 Missing This Summit Season

Mountaineers at the Khumbu Glacier this month making their way to Mount Everest’s summit in Nepal.

Israel and Hamas Could Restart Cease-Fire Talks Within a Week, Officials Say

The C.I.A. director, William Burns; Israel’s Mossad director, David Barnea; and Qatar’s prime minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani.

Mohammad Rasoulof, Director Who Fled Iran, Brings a Message of Hope to Cannes

Mohammad Rasoulof, center, with the actresses Setareh Maleki and Mahsa Rostami at a news conference for the film “The Seed of the Sacred Fig” in Cannes, France, on Saturday.

Crowds for Raisi Show Support for Iranian State, Supreme Leader Says

Iranians attending a funeral ceremony for President Ebrahim Raisi in Tehran on Wednesday.

Ukraine Steps Up Attacks With U.S. Long-Range Missiles

Military investigators working on the site of a strike in Donetsk, in Russian-controlled Ukraine, this month.

Israel Continues Military Offensive in Rafah After ICJ Order

African Music to the World

After Billions of Dollars in Losses, Canada Post Warns It May Run Out of Cash

In its 2023 annual report, Canada Post warned that its financial situation was “unsustainable.”

For This Ukrainian Town, Drones Have Offered Last Line of Defense Against Russia

Members of the 92nd Assault Brigade testing a Vampire drone in a field in the Donetsk region of Ukraine this month.

Condemnation Slows, but Does Not Stall, Israel’s Assault on Rafah

A camp, once overwhelmed by displaced people from around Gaza and now mostly deserted, on Wednesday in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip.

17 Hours to Find the Crash That Killed Ebrahim Raisi, Iran’s President

Rescuers on Monday with a body from the fallen helicopter that was carrying President Ebrahim Raisi in northwestern Iran.

Why Are So Many Mexican Election Candidates Getting Killed?

A municipal police officer stands guard in Maravatio, Mexico, in February.

One of the Deadliest Jobs in Mexico: Running for Office

Relatives of Gisela Gaytán mourning during her funeral in Celaya, Mexico, on April 3.

Hundreds Feared Dead in Papua New Guinea Landslide

A huge landslide in Papua New Guinea’s Enga Province on Friday engulfed three villages.

Xi Jinping’s Recipe for Total Control: An Army of Eyes and Ears

Volunteers from a neighborhood committee keeping watch on a Beijing street in April. “Stability maintenance” — a catchall term for containing social problems and silencing dissent — has increasingly become a preoccupation in China under Xi Jinping.

Sometimes U.S. and U.K. Politics Seem in Lock Step. Not This Year.

The British Parliament will stop sitting next week, with an election coming on July 4.

ICJ Orders Israel to Halt Its Military Incursion Into Rafah

Smoke rising after an Israeli airstrike in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Friday.

Are These Drones Too Chinese to Pass U.S. Muster in an Anti-China Moment?

Randall Warnas, chief executive of Anzu Robotics, with a Raptor drone outside a warehouse in Lindon, Utah, earlier this month.

Top U.N. Court Decision Adds to Israel’s Growing Isolation

A decision by the International Court of Justice highlighted Israel’s growing diplomatic isolation.

Israeli Forces Cut Off Access to Kamal Adwan Hospital in Northern Gaza

People evacuating Kamal Adwan Hospital following an Israeli strike in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza, on Tuesday.

Countries Fail to Agree on Treaty to Prepare the World for the Next Pandemic

Last year’s World Health Assembly in Geneva. Member countries have failed to reach their goal of finalizing a pandemic treaty before this year’s session begins on Monday.

Taquería El Califa de León Went From Local Favorite to World Famous

Arturo Rivera Martínez has been behind the grill at El Califa de León for 20 years.

Three Missionaries in Haiti Killed in Gang Attack

Haiti has been in the throes of a massive gang assault since last February, when several gangs that normally fight each other decided to band together and fight the government.

Why We Should Have Nice Things

Bayer Leverkusen’s defeat in the Europa League final spoiled a night. It shouldn’t spoil an unforgettable season.

Milk Containing Bird-Flu Virus Can Sicken Mice, Study Finds

Bottles of raw milk are displayed for sale at a store in Temecula, Calif.

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