U.N. Security Council

Russia

Ukraine’s capital under threat as Russia presses invasion

Russian troops bore down on Ukraine’s capital Friday while the president grimly predicted that the conflict would soon intensify and fears of wider war in Europe triggered new international efforts to make Moscow stop, including direct sanctions on President Vladimir Putin. Amid reports of hundreds of casualties — including shelling that sliced through a Kyiv

Israel

Israel kills 42 in Gaza as Netanyahu warns war will go on

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City flattened three buildings and killed at least 42 people Sunday, Palestinian medics said — the deadliest single attack in the latest round of violence. Despite the toll and international efforts to broker a cease-fire, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled the fourth war with Gaza’s Hamas rulers would rage on.

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