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Shelling kills 4 in Ukraine as a drone attack sparks fire at an oil depot in Russia

Jul. 13, 2024 13:19 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian shelling of Ukraine killed four people on Saturday, officials said, as the two countries exchanged drone attacks, one of which set ablaze a Russian oil depot. Two people died in Ukraine’s partly occupied Kherson region and two were wounded in the...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jul. 12, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. ___ Michigan bill does not prohibit...

China tells NATO not to create chaos in Asia and rejects label of 'enabler' of Russia's Ukraine war

Jul. 11, 2024 07:27 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China accused NATO on Thursday of seeking security at the expense of others and told the alliance not to bring the same “chaos” to Asia, a reflection of its determination to oppose strengthening ties between NATO members and Asian nations such as Japan, South Korea and the...

Russian missile attack on Ukraine’s largest hospital complicates treatment of kids with cancer

Jul. 11, 2024 03:39 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The National Cancer Institute in Kyiv was busier than usual after a Russian missile struck Ukraine’s largest children’s hospital this week, forcing the evacuation of dozens of its young patients battling cancer. Russia’s heaviest bombardment of the...

India's Modi discusses the Ukraine war with Austria's leader a day after meeting Putin

Jul. 10, 2024 07:28 AM EDT

VIENNA (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the war in Ukraine on Wednesday with the leader of Austria, an ally of Kyiv that has a policy of military neutrality, emphasizing the need for diplomacy a day after he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow. Modi...

Ukraine mourns as rescuers search the rubble of a Kyiv children's hospital struck by a missile

Jul. 09, 2024 21:37 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Rescuers searched the rubble of Ukraine's biggest children’s hospital on Tuesday for more dead and wounded, a day after authorities say a Russian missile leveled a wing of the Kyiv facility during a massive daytime barrage that killed at least 42 people throughout the...

Chaos and horror at a Kyiv hospital as the city is hit with heaviest bombardment in months

Jul. 09, 2024 17:32 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The sky was crystal clear as Oksana Femeniuk took her daughter to Ukraine’s largest children’s hospital for routine dialysis. Around 10 a.m, air-raid sirens blared. Sixteen-year old Solomiia was undergoing the treatment that required her to sit still for up...

Pope begs for new peace efforts after latest attacks in Ukraine, Gaza

Jul. 09, 2024 06:49 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis appealed for concrete new measures to end the wars in Ukraine and Gaza Tuesday after attacks targeted a children's hospital in Kyiv and a school in Gaza. The Vatican press office issued a statement Tuesday expressing Francis’ pain over the new...

Russia's heaviest bombardment of Kyiv in 4 months kills at least 31 and hits a children's hospital

Jul. 08, 2024 21:26 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russian missiles blasted cities across Ukraine on Monday, damaging the country's largest children's hospital and other buildings in a fierce assault that interrupted heart surgeries and forced young cancer patients to take their treatments outdoors. At least 31 people were...

Elina Svitolina is in a fog at Wimbledon because of the missile attacks on Ukraine

Jul. 08, 2024 15:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Elina Svitolina spoke haltingly, pausing occasionally to sigh, as she discussed the deadly Russian missile attack on her home country of Ukraine, an event that weighed on her and mattered far more than the straight-set victory Monday that meant a return to the Wimbledon...