Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelensky make public statements about the war in Ukraine. Plus: Lebanon remains without a president, the latest culture news and the Tokyo baseball stadium that’s under threat.
January 17, 2023 – We head to Davos for a special show from the World Economic Forum. Plus: Russia and Belarus begin joint military exercises, and what next for Iranian-UK relations after the execution of Alireza Akbari?
January 6, 2023 – We discuss the West’s renewed efforts to send weapons to Ukraine. Plus: the US president, Joe Biden, announces a plan for the Mexican border, a flick through the day’s papers and Singapore Art Week.
January 2, 2023 – Latest news headlines from London.
Ukraine’s chiefs, in an unprecedented series of briefings, tell The Economist about the critical months that lie ahead
It must treat hospitals as a precious resource and start stockpiling drugs
Even when they say they want more prosperity, they act as if they don’t
The EU discusses further sanctions against Russia. Plus: a second person in Iran is executed for their involvement in the protests, the implications for China’s healthcare now that coronavirus restrictions are relaxed and the latest TV news.
The latest on the war in Ukraine and Hungary’s spat with the EU. Plus: Japan, the UK and Italy’s plans to jointly develop a next-generation fighter jet, the business news and an interview with former Australian footballer and human-rights activist Craig Foster.
December 2, 2022: The pullback by Ukraine’s military in the south of the country. Also, letter bombs sent to high profile targets in Spain. Croatia becomes the 20th member of the Euro Zone.
December 1, 2022 – The latest on the unrest in China and the easing of some coronavirus restrictions in response. Plus: the repercussions of the Belarusian foreign minister’s sudden death, Oath Keepers go on trial for the Capitol riots in the US and ArtReview’s annual Power 100.
We report on what we know about the missile blast in Poland. Plus China’s Covid lockdowns fuel unrest, bird flu prompts fears of Christmas turkey shortages and a flick through today’s papers.