Britain Plans Incentives to Bring Its Workers Back

The British government, facing a potential avalanche of layoffs in the fall, announced a host of tax and spending measures on Wednesday to preserve and create jobs in Britain as the nation reopens its economy. Rishi Sunak, chancellor of the Exchequer, laid out to Parliament a 30 billion pound, or $37.7 billion, spending plan that

Your Thursday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering what’s next for Hong Kong’s press, a debate around reopening schools and flooding in Japan. ImageThe set at RTHK’s “Headliner” show before it was suspended. Credit…Lam Yik Fei for The New York Times China’s leash tightens on Hong Kong journalists Radio Television Hong Kong, the territory’s public broadcaster, has fearlessly reported on

Santiago Manuin, Indigenous Leader in Peru, Dies at 63

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. This was clear to Santiago Manuin: Indigenous tribes of the Amazon had the right to protect their land and to take part in decisions affecting them. He promoted these principles as a prominent Peruvian human

Russia Denies Paying Bounties, but Some Say the U.S. Had It Coming

MOSCOW — Three years into a grinding war in eastern Ukraine, the Trump administration, in a sharp break with Obama-era policy, proposed providing the Ukrainian army with potent American weapons, Javelin anti-tank missiles, to aid its struggle with Russian-backed separatists. President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia responded with an ominous warning, saying weapons in the

E.L.N. Members Arrested in Police Academy Bombing in Bogota

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Colombian authorities have captured eight members of a left-wing guerrilla group who helped carry out the deadliest attack in years in the capital city, Bogotá, officials said on Thursday. Prosecutors said the people arrested were members of the National Liberation Army, known as E.L.N., the rebel group that took responsibility for the