Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen continued to push for imposing a price limit on Russian oil to reduce President Vladimir V. Putin's ability to continue waging war in Ukraine, shrink the Russian economy and lower global oil prices.
Prime Minister Yair Lapid of Israel called on the United States to threaten military action if Iran continued its nuclear program, while President Biden said diplomacy was the best way to counter threats from Iran.
AntÃ³nio Guterres, the secretary general of the United Nations, said the negotiators had made 'extremely encouraging' progress in an effort to release huge amounts of grain from Ukraine's ports and ship it to a world facing rising hunger.
Police and military forces used tear gas on protesters near the office of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. Mr. Wickremesinghe was the top leader in Sri Lanka after the president fled. Protesters have also demanded that the prime minister resign.
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