Government forces were going to door to door in the Ethiopian capital, rounding up ethnic Tigrayans, members of the same ethnic group as the rebels closing in. From: New York Times
A long-awaited report from a panel of Brazilian senators concludes that Jair Bolsonaro purposely let the coronavirus kill Brazilians in a failed bid for herd immunity. From: New York Times
India’s government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has jailed thousands of people through a statute that critics say is aimed at silencing dissent. From: New York Times
There’s a cognitive dissonance between Mr. Johnson’s upbeat appraisal of British life and the ills facing its citizens, including gas and food shortages and fears of rising energy prices. From: New York Times
Traditionalists chafe at the contemporary-art approach to Holocaust commemoration being employed at Babyn Yar, a site of mass shootings in World War II. But it has brought visitors for an anniversary. From: New York Times
The International Chess Federation’s partnership with Establishment Labs touched off criticism in the chess world, where women say they have long faced unequal treatment and misogyny. From: New York Times
from: BBC News The Last Night concert will also feature Wagner, accordion solos and Rule, Brittania!
Critics say newly released emails show the government was slow to react to the drug company’s offers of doses. Officials defend their response. From: New York Times
from: BBC News The BBC Sounds and Radio 2 commission has been criticised for not having a black host.
The Australian man was unable to attend his aunt’s funeral because of Covid travel restrictions. from: BBC News
The former president and his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, are attacking President Biden over Afghanistan even as their own policy faces harsh criticism. From: New York Times
Kim Janey, the city’s acting mayor, walked back a comparison to slavery-era laws, but maintained that policies requiring proof of vaccination would unduly burden Black and Hispanic people. From: New York Times