Images of Border Patrol’s Treatment of Haitian Migrants Prompt Outrage

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — Images of Border Patrol agents on horses, pushing back Haitian migrants crossing the Rio Grande to try to reach U.S. soil, have prompted outrage among Democrats and called into question President Biden’s decision to swiftly deport thousands...

The Taliban nominate a U.N. envoy, complicating a quandary for the General Assembly.

[ad_1] The Taliban have nominated an ambassador to represent Afghanistan at the United Nations, U.N. officials said Tuesday, injecting a new twist into what was already a delicate diplomatic quandary in the global organization.The nomination, submitted to Secretary General António...

Duterte accuses rich countries of hoarding Covid vaccines while the poor ‘wait for trickles.’

[ad_1] With his country badly lagging in Covid vaccinations, President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines railed against the world’s affluent countries at the United Nations on Tuesday, accusing them of hoarding vaccines while the poor “wait for trickles.”Reinforcing his reputation...

John Nkengasong, of the Africa C.D.C., Will Lead PEPFAR

[ad_1] “He’s a very strong public health leader with many years of experience, and would bring great connectivity to African leaders and community partners,” said Dr. Chris Beyrer, a professor of public health and human rights at the Johns Hopkins...

Your Wednesday Briefing

[ad_1] We’re covering President Biden’s bid to reassure allies at the U.N. and new data on the Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine booster.Biden makes his U.N. debutPresident Biden delivered his first address to the annual gathering of world leaders at the...

Trudeau Wins, but Is Diminished by a Futile Election

[ad_1] OTTAWA — One day after an election Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “pivotal moment” in his country’s history, Canada seems to have pivoted right back where it started.Mr. Trudeau eked out a slim victory on Monday after voters...

Family of British Teen Reaches Settlement With U.S. Diplomat After Fatal Car Accident

[ad_1] LONDON — The family of a 19-year-old British motorcyclist has reached a resolution with the U.S. State Department employee who fatally struck him with her car two years ago, the latest development in a case that touched off diplomatic...

Unvaccinated and defiant, Bolsonaro pushes back against criticism in his U.N. speech.

[ad_1] President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil kicked off the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday by defending the use of ineffective drugs to treat the coronavirus and by pushing back on criticism of his government’s environmental record.Brazil’s far-right president said...

Who is speaking at the U.N. General Assembly, who isn’t — and why did Brazil go first?

[ad_1] Several prominent leaders delivered in-person addresses at the U.N. General Assembly meeting on Tuesday, including President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, an avowed Covid skeptic whose mismanagement of the pandemic threatens his political future. Mr. Bolsonaro also created a stir...

‘We Are on the Edge of an Abyss,’ U.N. Secretary General Says

[ad_1] ‘We Are on the Edge of an Abyss,’ U.N. Secretary General Says António Guterres, the United Nations secretary general, pressed for increased cooperation in facing a global “cascade of crises,” including wars, the pandemic, climate change and a polarization...
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