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Russia says top UN court should dismiss Ukraine's case over Crimea and terrorism funding

Jun. 08, 2023 09:52 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Russia urged judges at the United Nations' highest court on Thursday to throw out a case brought by Ukraine against Moscow over the 2014 annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and the arming of rebels in eastern Ukraine before Russia’s full-scale invasion in February...

At least 18 people killed by extremist rebels in several villages in eastern Congo

Jun. 08, 2023 06:48 AM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Extremist rebels in eastern Congo's Ituri province killed at least 18 people in several villages, according to a human rights group. Fighters with the Allied Democratic Forces attacked people in the Irumu territory villages of Mutuyeyi, Bekembele and Bulesi...

Pence opens presidential campaign with broad critiques of Trump over Jan. 6 insurrection, conservative values, abortion

Jun. 07, 2023 13:29 PM EDT
ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Pence opens presidential campaign with broad critiques of Trump over Jan. 6 insurrection, conservative values, abortion.

House conservatives block GOP bills, voice frustration in response to last week's debt ceiling vote

Jun. 06, 2023 20:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House conservatives staged a mini-revolt Tuesday in retaliation for Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s leadership on last week’s vote to raise the debt ceiling, the right wing banding together to block progress on a mixture of bills and vent their frustration. Led by...

DeSantis wraps up 1st early states tour as candidate with more personal touch in South Carolina

Jun. 03, 2023 01:38 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was wrapping up his first tour of early voting states as a presidential candidate on Friday, showcasing his personal side in South Carolina with a lighthearted sit-down with his wife and an emotional moment with a military spouse. ...

At least 9 killed in eastern Congo's latest extremist rebel attack

Jun. 02, 2023 12:12 PM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Extremist rebels in eastern Congo killed at least nine people with knives and guns, a civil society organization said Friday. The attack happened Thursday evening on the Kyondo-Kyavinyonge road in North Kivu province, said Meleki Mulala the coordinator for...

As China cracks down on dissent, New York City gives refuge to exhibit remembering Tiananmen Square

Jun. 01, 2023 19:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fangsuo Zhou, now in his 50s, remembers all too well that dispiriting spring day in 1989 when tanks rolled into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square. University students and others were beaten and bloodied when communist troops swarmed in to end a pro-democracy protest. Hundreds and...

After 22 years in a coma, Israeli woman critically wounded in 2001 Jerusalem suicide bombing dies

Jun. 01, 2023 11:55 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli woman critically wounded in a 2001 suicide bombing at a Jerusalem restaurant has died, an Israeli hospital said Thursday. Her death marks the sixteenth fatality from that attack. Hana Nachenberg was 31 at the time and was dining with her 3-year-old...

At least 17 civilians killed by extremist rebels in eastern Congo

May. 30, 2023 07:25 AM EDT

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — At least 17 people were killed by extremist rebels in eastern Congo's North Kivu province, local authorities said. Civilians were killed by fighters with the Allied Democratic Forces — believed to be linked with the Islamic State group — in the...

India's northeast remains on edge after ethnic clashes as home minister plans visit

May. 29, 2023 10:57 AM EDT

GUWAHATI, India (AP) — Shootings and arson continued Monday in India’s northeastern state of Manipur, where clashes between security forces and tribal insurgents the previous day killed five people, media reports said. The state, which borders Myanmar, has been roiled by violence...