IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser.

World News

Latest news from around the globe.

more stories

Biden meets with European leaders ahead of Putin summit

President Biden is set to meet with European Commission leaders before heading to Geneva, Switzerland for his highly anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. NBC News’ Monica Alba breaks down the president’s meetings with European allies and what to expect from his meeting with Putin. 
Biden meets with European leaders ahead of Putin summit
Biden meets with European leaders ahead of Putin summit
2h ago

Israeli nationalists to march in East Jerusalem, Palestinians plan 'Day of Rage'

Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas have warned of renewed hostilities if the march goes ahead.
Image: People celebrate after Israel's parliament voted in a new coalition government, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel
Image: People celebrate after Israel's parliament voted in a new coalition government, ending Benjamin Netanyahu's 12-year hold on power, at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel
2h ago

Danish soccer star says he's 'fine,' thanks fans for support after on-field collapse

“Now, I will cheer on the boys on the Denmark team in the next matches,” Eriksen wrote from a hospital bed.
Image: Danish footballer Christian Eriksen gives a thumbs-up at Rigshospitalet, where he is treated after he collapsed during a UEFA Euro 2020 game on Saturday, in Copenhagen, Denmark
Image: Danish footballer Christian Eriksen gives a thumbs-up at Rigshospitalet, where he is treated after he collapsed during a UEFA Euro 2020 game on Saturday, in Copenhagen, Denmark

The Biden-Putin summit features high stakes, but low expectations

The lack of results expected from the Geneva meeting is in sharp contrast to the long list of U.S. complaints about recent Russian behavior.
Image: Then Vice President  Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia
Image: Then Vice President  Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia

New Israeli government sworn in as Netanyahu ousted

Right-wing nationalist Naftali Bennett was sworn in as Israel’s new prime minister on Sunday. Former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is vowing to bring down what he calls a dangerous government.
New Israeli government sworn in as Netanyahu ousted
New Israeli government sworn in as Netanyahu ousted

U.S. sending 1.35 million doses of J&J vaccine to Mexico overnight

Mexico has had nearly 2.5 million Covid-19 cases and over 230,000 deaths, according to an NBC News tally.
Image: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Begins Shipment After FDA Authorizes Emergency Use
Image: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Begins Shipment After FDA Authorizes Emergency Use

G-7 nations pledge major climate action, with key details missing

The G-7 summit in Cornwall marked a chance for the world’s wealthiest democracies to increase their leverage over China by uniting behind shared goals.
Image: Smokestacks
Image: Smokestacks

NATO leaders agree to take action against threats from China, Russia

NATO world leaders agreed to take action against threats from China and Russia. NBC News’ Monica Alba reports on the steps they are planning to take in order to counter those countries.  
NATO leaders agree to take action against threats from China, Russia
NATO leaders agree to take action against threats from China, Russia
16h ago

Nicaragua stages unprecedented roundup of opposition leaders

“It’s not just potential candidates any more, it’s political leaders,” said former Sandinista dissident Hugo Torres, before he himself was arrested Sunday.
Image: Retired Sandinista Gen. Hugo Torres at his home, in Managua, Nicaragua, on May 2, 2018.
Image: Retired Sandinista Gen. Hugo Torres at his home, in Managua, Nicaragua, on May 2, 2018.

U.K. PM Boris Johnson delays lockdown easing by a month

Johnson had hoped to lift most social restrictions on June 21, meaning pubs, restaurants, nightclubs and other hospitality venues could fully reopen.
Image: Dining in London
Image: Dining in London
21h ago

Chinese nuclear power plant investigating 'increase of gases' at reactor

The company that runs the plant said it was operating safely despite the abnormality.
The joint Sino-French Taishan Nuclear Power Station being built outside the city of Taishan, China, in 2013.
The joint Sino-French Taishan Nuclear Power Station being built outside the city of Taishan, China, in 2013.