Russia May Make All Outside News Media Register as ‘Foreign Agents’

Russia’s Parliament approved legislation on Wednesday that could require foreign media organizations operating in Russia to label news they produce as the work of a “foreign agent,” the latest...

Google Tries to Stop Ads From Appearing Next to Hate Speech

Google moved to protect its lucrative advertising business on Tuesday by giving marketers greater control over where their ads would appear online after major clients withdrew several spots when...

Two Russian Compounds, Caught Up in History’s Echoes

WASHINGTON — A pair of luxurious waterfront compounds outside New York and Washington have for decades been a retreat for Russian diplomats, places to frolic in the water, play...

London Confronts a Spate of Murders, With Most Victims Killed by Knives

LONDON — One teenager was caught in the crossfire of a drive-by attack. Another was shot in the face. They died within 24 hours of each other. Two days later,...

How Soon Is Too Soon for a Movie of Real-Life Trauma?

OSLO — On July 22, 2011, the Norwegian filmmaker Erik Poppe was driving home to Oslo from southern Norway when he got a phone call from a panicked assistant....

Europe Looks to Congress in Fight to Save Iran Nuclear Pact

BRUSSELS — Having apparently lost the fight to dissuade President Trump from decertifying the Iran nuclear deal, the European countries that signed the pact are now looking to the...

Macron, Berlin, Denmark: Your Thursday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. A French rebuke of “America First,” Germans rally for Jews and a dose of Danish justice. Here’s the...

Spoiler Alert: ‘Great British Bake Off’ Winner Is Named (on Twitter)

LONDON — The current season of the much-loved amateur baking show “The Great British Bake Off” came to an end on British television last night, in a finale that...

Russia’s Military Drills Near NATO Border Raise Fears of Aggression

WASHINGTON — Russia is preparing to send as many as 100,000 troops to the eastern edge of NATO territory at the end of the summer, one of the biggest...

Polish Women Protest Proposed Abortion Ban (Again)

WARSAW — To Magda, giving birth would have meant inflicting a slow death. Her unborn child had a rare genetic syndrome that causes severe, fatal birth defects. “I would feed...