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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.

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

A Ukrainian sniper with the call sign Bart at a position known as a “hide” in an abandoned building in southern Ukraine.

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.

At Least 7 Killed in Nightclub Fire in Spain

Turkey Thwarts Attack on Police Headquarters 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 organization.

Ukraine’s Government Downplays Uncertainty Over Support From Washington

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ajax and the Fragile Business of Champions League Soccer

Putin Meets With Former Wagner Deputy Troshev

UEFA Opens a Door to Russia’s Return in Soccer, and Faces a Backlash

Russia, in red, facing Germany in a UEFA under-17 qualifier in October 2021. Six months later, Russian teams were banned from European soccer.

Bombing Kills at Least 52 at a Religious Gathering in Pakistan

Volunteers carrying a victim to a hospital after a bombing on Friday in Mastung, a district in Balochistan Province, Pakistan.

Armenia Finds Itself Cast Adrift in a Tough Neighborhood

The Yerablur Military Memorial Cemetery in Yerevan, Armenia, the burial place of many of the thousands of Armenian soldiers who died during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

A Sri Lankan Baker’s Baguette Conquers France

Tharshan Selvarajah, this year’s winner of the “Grand Prize of the Traditional French Baguette,” at his bakery in Paris, in September.

In Izium, Ukraine, Fear Remains a Year After Russian Retreat

War crimes investigators in Izium, Ukraine, examining the site of a residential building where people had been sheltering when it was bombed last year.

A Statue Draped With Snakes? In Italy, It Happens Every Year.

How Palantir Became a Front-Runner for the UK’s Multimillion-Dollar NHS Contract

The intensive care unit at the Homerton hospital in London last year. The pandemic intensified already heavy strains on Britain’s health care system.

Why Doesn’t Australia Have Better Trains?

A commuter train in Sydney in March.

A U.S. Army hospital has quietly started admitting troops wounded in Ukraine.

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the U.S. Army’s flagship medical center in Germany, in 2021.

U.A.E. Talks Peace in Sudan War, but Secretly Backs One Side

Friday Briefing

The mostly deserted village of Bohorodychne, Ukraine.

An Invasive Mosquito Threatens Catastrophe in Africa

Tamirat Debele, who was diagnosed with malaria, received treatment at the Goro Health Center in Dire Dawa.

Mosquitoes Are a Growing Public Health Threat, Reversing Years of Progress

Dan Neliba, a health worker at the Amukura Health Centre in Busia County, Kenya, collected a blood sample from Emmanuel Amyorit, 7, to screen for malaria parasites as part of a monthly monitoring program there.

The Gamble: Can Genetically Modified Mosquitoes End Disease?

A female Anopheles mosquito, marked with fluorescent powder, under a microscope in a field laboratory on the island of Príncipe. Only female mosquitoes bite humans, and thus spread disease.

One Village, Two Houses — and a New Tactic to Win the War on Mosquitoes

Swiss Court Acquits Belarusian in Opposition Leaders’ Disappearance

Yuri Harauski, left, a former member of the Belarusian special security forces, during a break from his trial this month in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Western Leaders Urge Arms Manufacturing in Ukraine

The NATO secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine in Kyiv on Thursday.

Friday Briefing: New Trouble for China Evergrande

China Evergrande collapsed two years ago under $300 billion in debt.

Yom Kippur Prayers Split Israelis in Tel Aviv

Streets in Jerusalem were empty of cars on Monday in observance of the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.

Beloved Sycamore Gap Tree Is Felled at Hadrian’s Wall in Britain

The felled tree at Sycamore Gap, beside Hadrian’s Wall, on Thursday. The authorities said they had arrested a teenager and a man in connection with what they described as an act of vandalism.

U.K.’s Ofcom Investigates GB News Channel After Laurence Fox Rant

Laurence Fox, an actor turned right-wing pundit, in London in March.

Rotterdam Shootings Leave 3 Dead, Dutch Police Say

Police officers at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Gifts, Gadgets and Greece: Inside a Huawei Lobbying Campaign

Chinese Activist Camps Out at Airport in Taiwan in Bid for Asylum

The Chinese activist Chen Siming at Taoyuan International Airport’s transit lounge in Taipei, where he’s been staying, in hopes of gaining asylum in the West.

Nagorno-Karabakh Government Says It Will Disband

Refugees fleeing Nagorno-Karabakh arrived in the border village of Kornidzor, Armenia, on Monday.

What to Know About the 2023 Nobel Prizes

North Korea May Have Seen Little Benefit in Keeping Travis King

News coverage of North Korea’s deportation of Pvt. Travis King on a TV screen in a Seoul train station on Thursday.

M. S. Swaminathan, Scientist Who Helped Conquer Famine in India, Dies at 98

M. S. Swaminathan’s research, along with training programs he developed to teach farmers how to cultivate more productive varieties of wheat and rice, warded off starvation for hundreds of millions of people.

Yuki Tsunoda: The Potty-Mouthed Japanese F1 Racer Who Became a Cult Star

Yuki Tsunoda at the Japanese Grand Prix in Suzuka, Japan. Mr. Tsunoda is the first Japanese driver to race in Formula 1 since Kamui Kobayashi left in 2014.

Sikh Separatism Is a Nonissue in India, Except as a Political Boogeyman

Sikh villagers from Mehron village in Moga, India, in September. A separatist push that’s taken hold in Sikh diaspora communities isn’t much of an issue among Sikhs in India.

Thursday Briefing

Cargo ships in the Black Sea, off the coast of Romania, last month.

Russia Releases New Videos of Viktor Sokolov, Admiral Ukraine Says It Killed

An image from a video released by Russia’s Black Sea Fleet on Wednesday apparently showing Adm. Viktor Sokolov, commander of the fleet, speaking with journalists in Sevastopol, Crimea, in an apparent bid to show that he is alive and well.

Thursday Briefing: U.S. Soldier Is Out of North Korea

Pvt. Travis King on a news broadcast in Seoul last month.