Monday Recap – The New York Times

According to officials there, a day after a Russian missile attack on a hardware supermarket in Kharkiv, Ukraine, killed at least 16 people, the country’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky, said that Russian forces Moscow has… concentrated on a new ground offensive in the northeast.

Kharkiv has seen a sharp escalation in the ferocity of aerial attacks this month, forcing many people to flee. On Saturday, a second strike, coming just hours after the supermarket attack, hit commercial infrastructure, injuring at least 25 people.

Far from the front lines, American and allied intelligence officials are monitor an increase in low-level sabotage activities in Europesaid the actions were part of a Russian campaign to weaken support for Ukraine.

The covert operations were mostly arson or attempted arson targeting multiple locations, including a warehouse in the UK, a paint factory in Poland, homes in Latvia and an Ikea store in Lithuania. Alleged Russian agents were also arrested for plotting to attack US military bases.

Hamas launched a series of rockets yesterday afternoon, activated air raid sirens in Tel Aviv area for the first time since at least late January. The attack showed that the group still retains some long-range missile capabilities.

The Israeli military said at least eight rockets were fired from the city of Rafah in southern Gaza, where Israeli forces are advancing. There were no immediate reports of major damage. Israel’s emergency services said two women suffered minor injuries as they fled to a bomb shelter.

In Rafah: Hours after the Hamas rocket attack, an Israeli airstrike hit a makeshift tent camp for displaced Palestinians. killing at least 35 people, said the Gaza Ministry of Health. The Israeli army said its operation targeted the Hamas compound. The Times could not immediately confirm the details.

Ceasefire negotiations: Officials said talks are possible restart next weekfollowing a meeting in Paris between US and Israeli intelligence chiefs and Qatar’s prime minister.

More than 48 hours after a landslide hit a densely populated area of ​​Papua New Guinea with rocks the size of shipping containers, a United Nations official in the country said. It is estimated that at least 670 people have died.

The landslide occurred around 3 a.m. Friday, when many residents were fast asleep. As of Sunday afternoon, lands were still sliding, rocks falling and soil cracking due to increased pressure and flowing groundwater, hampering search and rescue efforts and forcing people to flee their homes.

For generations, residents of Collyweston, a village in central England, have passed down stories of the magnificent Tudor palace that was once the home of Henry VIII’s grandmother. A group of dedicated locals excavated parts of the palace.

Lives lived: Richard Sherman, who was part of the songwriting team that gave the world such numbers as “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “It’s a Small World (After All),” has passed away. He is 95 years old.

Manchester United, 2, Manchester City, 1: Erik ten Hag got it right won the FA Cup.

Remembering Grayson Murray: The two-time PGA Tour winner Died by suicide at age 30.

Interview by Jelena Ostapenko: Handshakes, electronic calls and Roland Garros.

Subtitles used to be a barrier for American audiences, at least outside of art house theaters. But hit films like “Parasite,” “Squid Game” and “Shogun” demonstrated a shift away from dubbing. How Asian and Asian American filmmakers are representing subtitles add nuance to the story.

Lulu Wang’s Prime series “Foreigner” takes place in Hong Kong and has seasons in Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalog, Punjabi and English.

The fifth episode especially shows off the subtlety of subtitles. As the focus shifts from wealthy English-speaking expatriates in Hong Kong to the predominantly Filipino domestic workers who maintain the homes of the elite, Tagalog’s sudden prominence is a a window into their inner lives — and a moment worth savoring for language-savvy viewers.

That’s all for today’s meeting. Thank you for spending part of your morning with us and see you tomorrow. — Justin

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