At 21 years old and already a superstar in her home country of Poland, Swiatek is a bona fide No. 1 with a package of tennis skills both innate and acquired.
Moving in the opposite direction to much of the rest of the world, Russia’s central bank lowered its interest rate by 1.5 percentage points to 8 percent on Friday, taking it even lower than it was before the country invaded Ukraine. The bank said that inflation, at 15.9 percent last month, down from about 17…
PARIS — Long a favorite spot for picnics and sunbathing, the lawns surrounding the Eiffel Tower have recently become the scene of furious protests. First came a social media campaign. Then a rally by dozens of local residents. Before long, a protester had hunkered down in a nearby plane tree for a hunger strike. The…