Today: April 21, 2024
Today: April 21, 2024

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Russia pummels exhausted Ukrainian forces with smaller attacks ahead of a springtime advance

Russian troops are ramping up pressure on exhausted Ukrainian forces across the front line to prepare to grab more land this spring and summer

The Latest | Iran fires air defense batteries and diverts flights after explosions

Iran has fired air defense batteries after reports of explosions near a major airbase and nuclear site where drones were spotted

Israel attacks Iran, sources say, drones reported over Isfahan

By Humeyra Pamuk, Phil Stewart and Parisa Hafezi WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Israel has attacked Iran, three people familiar with the matter said, as Iranian state media reported early on Friday that

Soldiers who lost limbs in Gaza war are finding healing on Israel's amputee soccer team

Israel's national amputee soccer team is heading to France for the 2024 European Amputee Football Championships in June

US aims to begin new North Korea sanctions monitoring regime by next month

(Reuters) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said on Friday that she hoped to find a new way to ensure sanctions enforcement on North Korea by next month after Russia and China thwarted

Flights divert around western Iran as one report claims explosions heard near Isfahan

Commercial flights have begun diverting their routes over western Iran without explanation as one semiofficial news agency in the Islamic Republic claimed there had been “explosions” heard over the city of Isfahan

Pentagon chief Austin discusses Iran, Gaza aid with Israel's Gallant

By Kanishka Singh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.

India starts voting in the world's largest election as Modi seeks a third term as prime minister

Millions of Indians are voting in a six-week election that’s a referendum on Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Over 100 pro-Palestinian protesters arrested from New York's Columbia campus

By Kanishka Singh (Reuters) - More than 100 pro-Palestinian protesters were arrested on Wednesday on the campus of Columbia University after its president authorized New York police to clear an

Kenya’s military chief dies in a helicopter crash

Kenya’s military chief Gen. Francis Ogolla died in a helicopter crash west of the country, President William Ruto announced

US committee releases sealed Brazil court orders to Musk's X, shedding light on account suspensions

A U.S. congressional committee has released confidential Brazilian court orders to suspend accounts on the social media platform X

Argentina asks to join NATO as President Milei seeks a more prominent role for his nation

Argentina has requested to join NATO as a global partner, a status that would clear the way for greater political and security cooperation at a time when the right-wing government of President Javier Milei aims to boost ties with Western powers and attract investment

Solomon Islands election count underway, China critic Suidani regains seat

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) - A prominent Solomon Islands critic of China, the ousted former governor of Malaita province Daniel Suidani, has been reelected, local media reported on Friday, as

At UN, Iran warns Israel against further military action

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that Israel "must be compelled to stop any further military adventurism against our interests"

IAEA notes reported attack on Zaporizhzhia plant, Russia accuses Ukraine

(Reuters) - The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said on Thursday that officials at Ukraine's Russian-held Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant had reported a new attempted drone attack on the facility's training

Haitian groups seek billions in reparations from France

By Emma Farge and Catarina Demony GENEVA (Reuters) - France should repay billions of dollars in reparations to Haiti to cover a debt formerly enslaved people were forced to pay in return for

EU sees signs China supplying dual-use components to Russia, Dombrovskis says

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Union sees signs that China is supplying components to Russia that could be used to make weapons, and fears China could be emboldened to increase

Civilian interrogator defends work at Abu Ghraib, tells jury he was promoted

A civilian interrogator who worked 20 years ago at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq told jurors in Virginia that he never abused detainees and was actually promoted for doing a good job

World Bank's Banga wants to make gains in tackling the effects of climate change, poverty and war

It's a full agenda for Ajay Banga as he nears the end of his first year as World Bank president

Growing demand for minerals sparks Indigenous outcry over "business as usual" mining practices

Indigenous tribes from 35 countries are criticizing the lack of informed consent for mining on or near their lands

Poland arrests man suspected of spying for Russia to aid Zelenskyy assassination plot

Poland's prosecutors say that a Polish man has been arrested on allegations of being ready to assist an alleged plot by Russia's military intelligence to assassinate Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Security Council plans to vote on UN membership for Palestine. But the US will block it

The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on a resolution that would allow the state of Palestine to join the United Nations as a full member

Britain's Prince Harry formally confirms he is now a US resident

Prince Harry, the son of King Charles III and fifth in line to the British throne, has formally confirmed he is now a U.S. resident

Thousands of Bosnian Serbs attend rally denying genocide was committed in Srebrenica in 1995

Thousands of Bosnian Serbs have rallied to deny that genocide was committed in Srebrenica in 1995, despite rulings to the contrary by two United Nations courts

Legislation that could force a TikTok ban revived as part of House foreign aid package

Legislation that could ban TikTok if its China-based owner doesn’t sell its stake has won a major boost as House Republicans included it in a package of bills that would send U.S. aid to Ukraine and Israel

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