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Ukraine: Russia hits apartments and dorm, killing civilians

Russia has stepped up its missile and drone attacks against Ukraine, killing students and other civilians, in a violent followup to dueling high-level diplomatic missions aimed at bringing peace after 13 months of war Learn More


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North Korea fires cruise missiles as allies stage drills

North Korea has launched cruise missiles just days after it carried out what it called a simulated nuclear attack on South Korea to protest its military drills with the United States More »


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At one point during this week's Kremlin meetings, Chinese leader Xi Jinping told Russian President Vladimir Putin that they were driving global changes unseen in more than a century More »


China calls Xi's Russia visit one of friendship, peace

China says President Xi Jinping's just-concluded visit to Russia was a “journey of friendship, cooperation and peace.” More »


Holy month of Ramadan begins for Muslims across the world

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UN chief urges 'game-changing' commitments on clean water

The United Nations chief is urging the first world conference on water in more than 45 years to address the “21st century emergency” that is wasting the world’s most important resource and has left billions of people without clean water and basic sanitation More »


Israeli army admits to covert influence campaign in Gaza war

The Israeli military says that it made a “mistake” in launching a secretive influence campaign on social media in an effort to improve the public’s view of Israel’s performance in its devastating war with Gaza militants in 2021 More »


Oil exec held for 5 years in Venezuela sues Citgo for $100M

One of the six oil executives with a Texas-based company who was imprisoned five years in Venezuela is suing his company for $100 million More »


Under oath, Boris Johnson denies he lied over 'partygate'

Former U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted “hand on heart” that he did not lie to lawmakers about government parties during the COVID-19 pandemic More »


China and Russia: explaining a long, complicated friendship

Chinaese leader Xi Jinping just concluded a three-day visit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a warm affair in which the two men praised each other and spoke of a profound friendship More »


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