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CIA director visits Kyiv, meets with Ukraine's Zelenskyy

Jan. 19, 2023 18:37 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director William Burns visited Kyiv last week to meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, a U.S. official said Thursday, in the latest example of high-level contacts between the U.S. and Ukraine. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to...

CIA chief in rare visit to Libya, meets Tripoli-based PM

Jan. 12, 2023 15:21 PM EST

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — The CIA chief has met with one of Libya's rival prime ministers, the government in the country's capital of Tripoli said Thursday. It was a rare visit by a senior U.S. official to the war-torn country, currently split between two rival administrations. The...

Biden: 'Unlikely' missile that hit Poland fired from Russia

Nov. 16, 2022 00:20 AM EST

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday it was “unlikely” that a missile that killed two in NATO-ally Poland was fired from Russia, but he pledged support for Poland's investigation into what it had called a “Russian-made” missile. Biden spoke after he...