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State Dept confirms death of 2nd American in Ukraine war

Jun. 21, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is confirming the death of a U.S. citizen in Ukraine who is believed to be only the second American to have been killed in the conflict there. The department said Tuesday that Stephen Zabielski had died in Ukraine and that it is in touch with...

Mali government says jihadi rebels kill 132 civilians

Jun. 20, 2022 15:53 PM EDT

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Recent attacks by jihadi rebels in central Mali have killed 132 civilians, the government announced Monday. The killings happened when several villages in the Bankass area were attacked on Saturday and Sunday, the government said in a statement Monday. ...

The Mali government says that 132 civilians have been killed in recent attacks by jihadi rebels in the country's center.

Jun. 20, 2022 14:46 PM EDT
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The Mali government says that 132 civilians have been killed in recent attacks by jihadi rebels in the country's center.

Syrian military: Attack on bus kills 13, most of them troops

Jun. 20, 2022 04:58 AM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — An attack on a civilian bus in northern Syria on Monday killed 13 people, including 11 soldiers, and wounded three troops, Syrian state media reported, quoting an unnamed military official. According to state news agency, SANA, the attack occurred in the...

Navy destroyer bears name of decorated Marine killed in WWII

Jun. 18, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

BATH, Maine (AP) — The christening of a Navy destroyer on Saturday highlighted the sacrifices of two generations — the ship’s namesake killed in World War II and another Marine who died more than 60 years later. The future USS Basilone bears the name of a Marine who was awarded...

At least 1 killed in attack on Sikh temple in Afghan capital

Jun. 18, 2022 06:20 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Several explosions and gunfire ripped through a Sikh temple in Afghanistan’s capital Saturday killing one person and wounding seven others, a Taliban official said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Gunmen attacked the Sikh house of...

Official says Yemeni journalist killed in explosion in Aden

Jun. 16, 2022 02:51 AM EDT

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Yemeni journalist was killed when his car exploded while he was driving in the southern port city of Aden, an official said Thursday, the latest such attack in the seat of Yemen’s internationally recognized government. Information Minister Moammar al-Iryani...

GAO: US failed to track if arms used against Yemen civilians

Jun. 15, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon and the State Department failed to investigate whether a Saudi-led coalition used U.S.-provided military support to carry out any of repeated airstrikes and other attacks that are alleged to have killed civilians in Yemen, a U.S. government report released Wednesday...

In Ukraine, mines take lives even after fighting moves on

Jun. 15, 2022 07:56 AM EDT

MAKARIV, Ukraine (AP) — The truck driver had the radio on, his daughter's stuffed toy keeping him company, and was bouncing his lumbering vehicle down one of the innumerable dirt tracks in Ukraine that are vital thoroughfares in the country's vast agricultural heartlands. Then the...

Russia 'ready to listen' should UK make appeal on prisoners

Jun. 14, 2022 14:05 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia would be ready to consider a U.K. appeal over the fate of two Britons sentenced to death for fighting for Ukraine, the Kremlin said Tuesday. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said neither Moscow nor the pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine who passed the...