South Africa scolds U.S. ambassador over Russian arms claim

The flap highlights ongoing tensions between the United States and some of its partners in the developing world over the war in Ukraine.

By Missy Ryan and Lesley WroughtonMay 12, 2023

End of Title 42 pandemic border policy brings reset, but no sudden rush

The Title 42 border policy, used during the pandemic to quickly expel migrants who were in the United States illegally, expired Friday.

By Mary Beth Sheridan, Reyes Mata III, Maria Sacchetti and Nick MiroffMay 12, 2023

U.S. sees record migration influx as pandemic border restrictions lift

The Title 42 border policy used during the pandemic to quickly expel migrants who were in the U.S. illegally is set to expire May 11 at 11:59 p.m.

By Reyes Mata III and Nick MiroffMay 12, 2023

Sudan’s warring sides agree to first step in cease-fire push, U.S. says

Talks could resume as soon as Friday, officials said.

By Karen DeYoungMay 11, 2023

Biden’s border plans face a major test as Title 42 restrictions end

The Biden administration prepared for the May 11 end of Title 42 migrant restrictions as a looming crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. How might it play out?

By Nick Miroff, Maria Sacchetti and Toluse OlorunnipaMay 10, 2023

U.S., U.K. vow to aid Ukraine regardless of counteroffensive outcome

The top diplomats from the U.S. and Britain said they were committed to aiding Ukraine despite mounting questions about what its spring operation may achieve.

By Missy RyanMay 9, 2023

Deal with Mexico will allow U.S. to deport non-Mexicans at border

The deal with the Mexican government will allow U.S. authorities to deport non-Mexican migrants who entered the U.S. illegally back across the border.

By Nick MiroffMay 2, 2023

Biden orders 1,500 more troops to Mexico border amid migration surge

The military personnel being mobilized will supplement Customs and Border Protection work at the border, officials said. They will not conduct law enforcement work.

By Alex Horton and Nick MiroffMay 2, 2023

DeSantis critical of China, hazy on Ukraine as he charts foreign policy path

The potential 2024 candidate has been pushing in recent public remarks to reorient the Republican Party’s overseas focus

By Michael Scherer and Hannah KnowlesApril 29, 2023

New surge of migrants strains U.S. capacity ahead of May 11 deadline

Border Patrol facilities are stretched to capacity along the U.S.-Mexico border as the Biden administration plans to lift pandemic-era restrictions May 11

By Reyes Mata III and Nick MiroffApril 28, 2023

U.S. to open immigrant processing centers in Latin America

Border Patrol facilities are stretched to capacity by a surge of migrants. It's a bad sign for President Biden's plan to lift pandemic-era restrictions May 11.

By Nick MiroffApril 27, 2023
The Washington Post

Buildup resumed at suspected Chinese military site in UAE, leak says

THE DISCORD LEAKS | The activity has disturbed some U.S. officials, who worry a longstanding U.S. ally is growing too close to Beijing.

By John Hudson, Ellen Nakashima and Liz SlyApril 26, 2023

Biden administration to announce plans for anticipated border surge

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says the Biden administration will announce plans next week for the border after Title 42 ends in May.

By Nick MiroffApril 20, 2023

U.S. eavesdropped on U.N. secretary general, leaks reveal

The leaked documents reveal the U.S. gathered intelligence on U.N. Secretary General António Guterres, shedding light on his interactions with top U.N. officials and world leaders.

By Tim Starks and Karen DeYoungApril 17, 2023

U.S. wiretaps tracked Gulf Cartel after Americans abducted, leak shows

A leaked intel document obtained by the Post describes the Mexican Gulf Cartel's response to the kidnapping and killing of four Americans in Matamoros.

By Nick MiroffApril 15, 2023

Bruce Haigh, Australian envoy who aided apartheid-era escape, dies at 77

Mr. Haigh's role in helping a journalist flee South Africa was recounted in the film "Cry Freedom."

By Brian MurphyApril 12, 2023

Heartland lawmakers push bans on Chinese purchases of American farms

With relations between the United States and China near a 40-year low, Chinese ownership of American farmland has suddenly flared into controversy.

By David J. LynchApril 4, 2023

Netanyahu is doing lasting damage to the U.S.-Israel relationship

Israel can’t afford to squander U.S. support.

By Max BootApril 3, 2023

McCarthy’s meeting with Taiwan’s president puts U.S. on alert

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy is slated to meet Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, next week in California, an engagement China strongly opposes.

By Ellen Nakashima, John Hudson and Dan LamotheMarch 29, 2023

Barbs fly from Mexico leader, but migration deal stays above the fray

The Biden administration sees Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador, also known as AMLO, as a key player in curbing illegal border crossings.

By Nick MiroffMarch 27, 2023