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New barrage of Russian strikes in Ukraine kills at least 11

Jan. 26, 2023 16:27 PM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia fired more missiles and self-exploding drones at nearly a dozen Ukrainian provinces early Thursday, causing the first war-related death in Kyiv this year and killing at least 11 people overall, according to Ukrainian authorities. The attacks adhered to...

Russia outlaws top independent news site in latest crackdown

Jan. 26, 2023 14:41 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — An independent news website that has been critical of Russia's military action in Ukraine was declared “undesirable” by the government Thursday, effectively outlawing its operation within the country as part of the Kremlin's latest crackdown on dissent. Founded in...

Russia's path to 2024 Olympics takes shape, Ukraine objects

Jan. 26, 2023 12:35 PM EST

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia's path to sending a team to the Paris Olympics next year became clearer on Thursday amid fierce objections from Ukraine. The International Olympic Committee indicated on Wednesday it favors officially neutral teams from Russia and its ally...

US expands sanctions on Russia's 'brutal' Wagner Group

Jan. 26, 2023 12:18 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday expanded U.S. sanctions against Russia’s Wagner Group and related companies and individuals for their role in the war in Ukraine and mercenary activities, including human rights abuses, in Africa. The Treasury and State...

Analysis: Stakes rise as Iran can fuel 'several' atom bombs

Jan. 26, 2023 12:12 PM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has enough highly enriched uranium to build “several” nuclear weapons if it chooses, the United Nations' top nuclear official is now warning. But diplomatic efforts aimed at again limiting its atomic program seem more unlikely than ever before as Tehran...

Egypt unveils tombs and sarcophagus in new excavation

Jan. 26, 2023 11:49 AM EST

SAQQARA, Egypt (AP) — Egypt on Thursday unveiled dozens of new archaeological discoveries, including two ancient tombs, at a Pharaonic necropolis just outside of the capital Cairo. The artefacts, unearthed during a year-long excavation, were found beneath an ancient stone enclosure...

Wounded Fox correspondent Benjamin Hall to publish memoir

Jan. 26, 2023 11:29 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel correspondent who was badly injured while covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine has a memoir coming out next month. HarperCollins Publishers announced Thursday that Benjamin Hall's “Saved: A War Reporter’s Mission to Come Home” will be...

Emergency officials in Ukraine say Russia's latest drone and missile attacks killed 11 people and wounded 11 more

Jan. 26, 2023 09:33 AM EST
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Emergency officials in Ukraine say Russia's latest drone and missile attacks killed 11 people and wounded 11 more.

Russia plays down West's move on tanks, attacks Ukraine anew

Jan. 26, 2023 09:00 AM EST

From Washington to Berlin to Kyiv, a Western decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine was hailed enthusiastically. Moscow first shrugged it off — and later launched a new barrage of attacks. The Kremlin has previously warned that such tank deliveries would be a dangerous escalation...

Germany apologizes for leopard jibe that upset some Africans

Jan. 26, 2023 08:56 AM EST

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Germany apologized on Thursday for using a leopard emoji in a jibe at Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Twitter that ended up offending some Africans. The German foreign ministry poked fun at Russia's top diplomat during his tour of Africa...