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Biden's withdrawal injects uncertainty into wars, trade disputes and other foreign policy challenges

Jul. 21, 2024 22:53 PM EDT

Joe Biden's withdrawal from the U.S. presidential race injects greater uncertainty into the world at a time when Western leaders are grappling with wars in Ukraine and Gaza, a more assertive China in Asia and the rise of the far-right in Europe. During a five-decade career in...

China and the Philippines announce deal aimed at stopping stop clashes at fiercely disputed shoal

Jul. 21, 2024 21:52 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China and the Philippines reached a deal they hope will end confrontations at the most fiercely disputed shoal in the South China Sea, the Philippine government said Sunday. The Philippines occupies Second Thomas Shoal but China also claims it, and...

Israel's Netanyahu walks political tightrope on Washington trip following Biden's exit from race

Jul. 21, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu heads to Washington on Monday, leaving behind a brutal war to make a politically precarious speech before Congress at a time of great uncertainty following Joe Biden’s withdrawal from the presidential race. With efforts...

Israel's latest airstrikes in Gaza kill at least 15 including children

Jul. 21, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes killed at least 15 people, including women and children overnight in Gaza, according to hospital officials and a body count by an Associated Press journalist on Sunday. The latest strikes occurred as Israeli Prime Minister...

Israel shoots down a missile fired from Yemen hours after a deadly Israeli strike on Houthi rebels

Jul. 21, 2024 13:21 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it intercepted a missile fired from Yemen early Sunday, hours after Israeli warplanes struck several Houthi targets in the Arabian Peninsula country. The Israeli airstrikes — in response to a deadly Houthi drone strike on Tel Aviv —...

Pope Francis calls for Olympic truce for countries at war, prays for peace

Jul. 21, 2024 11:03 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday voiced his hope that the Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games will provide an opportunity for countries at war to respect an ancient Greek tradition and establish a truce for the duration of the Games. “According to ancient tradition, may...

Israeli military says it has struck Houthi targets in Yemen in response to attacks

Jul. 20, 2024 19:58 PM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Israeli army said Saturday it has struck several Houthi targets in western Yemen following a fatal drone attack by the rebel group in Tel Aviv the previous day. The Israeli strikes appeared to be the first on Yemeni soil since the Israel-Hamas war began in...

AP PHOTOS: Remnants of lives interrupted by war half a century ago captured in Cyprus' buffer zone

Jul. 20, 2024 08:53 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A rickety piano leans crookedly against a peeling apartment wall, pots and pans filled with dust rest on a stove that has seen much better days and a book, its pages turning yellow with time, lies open next to a rusty tin can; signs of homes, once teeming with life, but...

Myanmar's civil war has seen a devastating increase in attacks on schools, researchers say

Jul. 20, 2024 03:53 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — An intensification of fighting in Myanmar’s civil war has brought a sharp increase in destructive attacks on schools, a group that monitors armed conflict in the Southeast Asian nation said in a report Saturday. Myanmar Witness said the attacks have further...

Israel-Hamas war latest: Drone strike hits Tel Aviv, killing 1 and injuring at least 10

Jul. 19, 2024 23:46 PM EDT

A drone attack by Yemen's Houthi rebels killed one person in the center of Tel Aviv, Israel's biggest city, and wounded at least 10 others near the United States Embassy early Friday, authorities said. Meanwhile, the top United Nations court issued a non-binding opinion that...