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US vice president, top officials visit UAE to pay respects

May. 16, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris led a high-powered American delegation to the United Arab Emirates on Monday to pay respects to the federation's late ruler and meet with the newly ascended president. The trip marks the highest-level visit by...

Macron names Elisabeth Borne as France's new prime minister

May. 16, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Centrist politician Elisabeth Borne was appointed France’s new prime minister on Monday, becoming only the second woman in history to hold the post. Borne, 61, the labor minister in French President Emmanuel Macron's previous government, succeeds Jean Castex, whose...

World leaders descend on UAE to pay respects to late ruler

May. 15, 2022 14:49 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An array of presidents and prime ministers continued to descend on the United Arab Emirates Sunday from around the world to pay their respects to the federation's late ruler. They also came to praise his successor, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan — a vivid...

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan becomes UAE's president

May. 14, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rulers in the United Arab Emirates on Saturday unanimously appointed Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the autocratic nation's president, signaling both unity and stability in this key energy-rich country that hosts Western militaries. ...

Emmanuel who? Far-right fighting hard-left for French vote

May. 14, 2022 02:34 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The stakes are high, the fight nasty and the party of centrist President Emmanuel Macron is the one to beat. But to a visitor from outer space, June's parliamentary election in France could look like a contest between the far right and the hard-left. A month before the...

Today in History: May 14, Freedom Riders attacked

May. 14, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 14, the 134th day of 2022. There are 231 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 14, 1940, the Netherlands surrendered to invading German forces during World War II. On this...

Live updates | Russia-Ukraine War

May. 12, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine —Ukrainian officials say their forces took out another Russian ship in the Black Sea. Oleksiy Arestovych, an adviser to the Ukrainian president, said late Thursday the Vsevolod Bobrov logistics ship was struck as it was trying to deliver an anti-aircraft system to...

G7 seeks more ways to help Ukraine, unblock grain supplies

May. 12, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

WEISSENHAUS, Germany (AP) — Top diplomats from the Group of Seven wealthy nations gathered Thursday in northern Germany for a three-day meeting centered on Russia's war against Ukraine and the wider impact it is having around the world, particularly on food and energy prices. ...

US, Western Europe fret over uncertain Ukraine war endgame

May. 11, 2022 09:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An interminable and unwinnable war in Europe? That’s what NATO leaders fear and are bracing for as Russia’s war in Ukraine grinds into its third month with little sign of a decisive military victory for either side and no resolution in sight. The possibility...

Germany reopens embassy in Kyiv, supports war crimes probes

May. 10, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

KYIV (AP) — German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock on Tuesday reopened her country's embassy in Kyiv that was closed more than two months ago following the Russian invasion. Baerbock, the first German Cabinet member to visit Ukraine since the start of the war, also pledged that...