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Clams Ruled This Town Until the Crabs Moved In

Massimo Genari, left, and other fishermen this month checking out how many blue crabs they pulled from the lagoon in Goro, Italy, a town on the Adriatic Sea.

How a Moldovan Fraudster Leveraged Tensions Over Ukraine War

A church in Comrat, the capital of Gagauzia, an ethnic enclave of the Republic of Moldova.

QI.X, a Queer K-Pop Group, Wants to Change South Korea

From left, Prin, SEN and jiGook of QI.X on a rooftop in Seoul. They call themselves one of the first openly queer, transgender K-pop acts.

Nearly 400 Ethnic Armenians Flee Nagorno-Karabakh

Ethnic Armenians arriving from Nagorno-Karabakh in Goris, Armenia, on Sunday.

Sikhs in India Are in Limbo Amid Canada Dispute

Praying at a gurdwara, a Sikh place of worship, in Punjab, a majority-Sikh state in India that has a special bond with Canada.

Star Uyghur Scholar Who Vanished Was Sentenced to Life in China

Amid Black Sea Threats, Ukraine Steps Up Use of New Shipping Route

The bulk carrier Eneida approaching a seaport near Odesa, Ukraine, on Friday.

Venezuela Migration Explained

Venezuelans crossing from Mexico into the United States in May.

Has Coffee Finally Ousted Tea as the U.K.’s Favorite Hot Drink?

Customers at Queen’s Lane Coffee House this month in Oxford, England.

Two Hooded Gunmen, a Silver Getaway Car and a Slain Sikh Leader

A memorial for Hardeep Singh Nijjar who was shot and killed in June outside the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara in Surrey, British Columbia.

Blasting Bullhorns and Water Cannons, Chinese Ships Wall Off the Sea

A P.L.A. ship flashed a blinding spotlight while near the Caribbean Tigress boat, in Mischief Reef, off the Philippine island of Palawan, in May.

For Egypt, Menendez Was Key to Access to Billions in U.S. Aid

The United States has sent Egypt up to $1.3 billion each year since the late 1970s as a legacy of Egypt’s peace agreement with Israel.

In Marseille, Francis Urges Europe to Heed the Plight of Migrants

People waiting for Pope Francis to arrive on Saturday at the Vélodrome Stadium in Marseille, France, to preside over Mass.

Derna, Libya’s ‘City of Poets,’ Pays a Heavy Price in Floods

Destroyed and damaged buildings in Derna, a coastal city in northeast Libya, a week after floods struck the area on Sept. 11.

Matteo Messina Denaro, Once Italy’s Most Famous Fugitive, Dies at 61

A screen grab taken from a video showing Matteo Messina Denaro being escorted out of a police station in January after his arrest in Palermo, Sicily.

Monday Briefing

Ukrainian marines training in the Zaporizhzhia region before heading to the frontline. American officials say more Ukrainian forces should be near Zaporizhzhia and in the south of the country.

AfD Candidate Loses Race for Mayor in Nordhausen, Germany

Jörg Prophet, right, of the far-right party Alternative for Germany, campaigning last week in Nordhausen.

Monday Briefing: How China Is Walling Off the Sea

A Chinese People’s Liberation Army ship in May off Mischief Reef.

France to Pull Its Troops From Niger After Military Coup

Supporters of the military junta outside the Niger and French military bases in Niamey this month.

Miriam Rodriguez Battles a Mexican Cartel to Find Her Daughter

A family photo of Karen Rodriguez.

U.S. Provided Canada With Intelligence on Killing of Sikh Leader

Demonstrators outside the Consulate General of India in Vancouver after the shooting of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a Sikh separatist leader, in June.

Trudeau Says of Canada’s Political Mood, ‘People Are Mad’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after a meeting at The New York Times. “People are anxious because that promise of progress no longer seems to hold,” he said.

Ukraine Attacks Moscow’s Black Sea Fleet in Crimea, Russia Says

This handout satellite image released on Saturday by Planet Labs PBC shows an aerial view of Sevastopol in Crimea after a missile attack struck the headquarters of the Black Sea fleet a day earlier.

Fears and Chaos Grow in Nagorno-Karabakh After Takeover

Men gathering along the road connecting Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh on Friday. Many in the region are concerned about family members remaining in a village that Azerbaijan reclaimed two days ago.

Europe Made a Bold Pledge of Ammunition for Ukraine. Now Comes the Hard Part.

A Ukrainian artillery brigade with a 155-millimeter howitzer in the Zaporizhzhia region in December.

Ancient Arrow Is Among Artifacts to Emerge From Norway’s Melting Ice

A wooden arrow about 3,000 years old and in unusually fine condition was found in the mountains of Norway this month.

U.S. Army’s Landstuhl Hospital in Germany Treats Troops Wounded in Ukraine

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

Biden Officials Focus on African Crises at United Nations Gathering

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met on Friday morning with the leaders of several West African nations that are members of the Economic Community of West African States.

U.S. Issues Final Rules to Keep Chip Funds Out of China

Final restrictions will prohibit firms that receive federal money from using it to construct chip factories outside the United States.

Giorgio Napolitano, Italian Post-Communist Pillar, Dies at 98

Giorgio Napolitano speaking in Rome in 1977. As a Communist representative in Parliament from 1953, he helped steer his party toward social democracy.

Zelensky’s Visit Reveals Strategy Divide Between Ukraine and U.S.

On Thursday, President Volodymyr Zelensky pushed back on any notion that Ukraine was not making its plans deliberately.

The Joy of Reading on Trains

A Eurostar train arrives in London from Paris.

Kashmir’s Chief Cleric, Detained in Crackdown, Is Free After 4 Years

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, leader of Kashmir’s main separatist group, and the region’s chief cleric, greeting supporters in Srinagar on Friday.

Another Step for Ukraine: Armored Vehicles Breach Some Russian Defenses

A Ukrainian tank near the village of Robotyne in August.

The Stolen Glory of Spain’s World Cup Champions

Olga Carmona, called into Spain’s camp against her will a month after her goal won the World Cup.

A Visit to the U.S. Revives an Embattled Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel outside of the U.N. headquarters on Thursday in New York.

Marine Le Pen May Face Trial on Embezzlement Charges in France

Marine Le Pen speaking at a National Rally meeting in Beaucaire, France, this month. She is a perennial candidate for the presidency who has always fallen short.

Australia Revisits What Worked, and Didn’t, in the Pandemic

Taped-off seating in 2021 at Manly Beach in Sydney, Australia.

U.S. and China Agree to New Economic Dialogue Format

Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen in Beijing this year.

Here Are Highlights of Zelensky’s Trip to U.S.

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine addressing the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday.

Cheap Drones Help Ukraine Evade Russian Air Defenses

A Ukrainian soldier preparing to release a drone that will fly over Russian-occupied territory in search of heavy weapons and air defense installations.

Gold Mining Is Poisoning the Planet With Mercury

Gold miners working at the small mine owned by Jeovane de Jesus Aguiar in Suriname. The mine workers use mercury to help extract gold from the mud.

India’s ‘Lake Man’ Relies on Ancient Methods to Ease a Water Crisis

Anand Malligavad walking on the bed of Dodda thoguru lake, in Bengaluru Karnataka, in July.

For South Korea’s Senior Subway Riders, the Joy Is in the Journey

Waiting last month for the train at Seoul Subway Line 1 at Deokjeong Station in Yangju, a suburb of Seoul.

Zelensky, in his push for more support, will address Canada’s Parliament.

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine and his wife, Olena Zelenska, at the National Archives in Washington on Thursday.

Pope to Meet Macron in Marseille and Defend Migrants’ Plight

“Let us not get used to considering shipwrecks as news stories and deaths at sea as numbers,” Pope Francis said on Friday at a memorial for sailors and migrants lost at sea in Marseille, France.

A Chinese Journalist Gave #MeToo Victims a Voice. Now She’s on Trial.

The Chinese journalist Huang Xueqin in Singapore in 2017. She has been in detention in China for two years.

Friday Briefing

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine with President Biden in the Oval Office on Thursday. Mr. Zelensky also met with lawmakers.

New Zealand Election: After Ardern, a ‘Scary Time’ for Women in Politics

Jacinda Ardern giving her last speech in New Zealand’s Parliament, in Wellington, in April.

Inside the Deal to Free 5 American Prisoners in Iran

Family members embracing freed Americans in Fort Belvoir, Va., on Tuesday. The work to bring them home began in 2021 after President Biden took office.

State Dept. Contractor Is Accused of Stealing Satellite Imagery of Africa

At the State Department, Abraham T. Lemma served as an information technology administrator in its intelligence arm, the Bureau of Intelligence and Research.

Friday Briefing: Zelensky’s High-Stakes Washington Visit

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, center, with the Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell, left, and the majority leader, Chuck Schumer, in the Capitol on Thursday.

How Hardeep Singh Nijjar Merged a Sikh Temple and a Separatist Movement

A memorial for Hardeep Singh Nijjar on the grounds of the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple in Surrey, British Columbia, on Wednesday. Mr. Nijjar was gunned down outside the temple in June.

India to Reserve One-Third of Parliamentary Seats for Women

Lawmakers from various opposition parties during a protest at the Parliament House in New Delhi in 2022.

Lina Lutfiawati Sentenced to 2 Years After Eating Pork on Camera

A relative hugging Lina Lutfiawati, center, after her trial in Palembang, Indonesia, on Tuesday.

Residents of Kyiv Sift Through the Aftermath of a Missile Attack

Iryna, right, with her mother, Lyuda, on Thursday after a Russian missile attack damaged the building where they live in Kyiv.

Mexico, Feeling the Pressure of Migration, Temporarily Halts Railway Service

People wait along rail lines in hopes of boarding a freight train north from Huehuetoca, Mexico, on Wednesday.

After Libya Flooding, Signs Point to a Crackdown on Dissent

Protesters outside a mosque in Derna, Libya, on Monday demanded that those responsible for the floods that killed thousands be held to account.

Poland Says It Won’t Send New Weapons to Ukraine Amid Grain Dispute

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, left, with Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki of Poland in Warsaw in April.

As Armenia and Azerbaijan Clash, Russia Is a Distracted Spectator

Protests on Thursday in Yerevan, the Armenian capital, against Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, who has distanced his government from this week’s conflict.

Russian-Occupied Crimea Comes Under Large Ukrainian Air Attack