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Talks on Ukraine's peace plan open in Malta with officials from 65 countries — but not Russia

Oct. 28, 2023 14:18 PM EDT

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Talks on Ukraine's plan for peace kicked off in Malta on Saturday, with the participation of more than 65 countries — but not Russia, Maltese and Ukrainian officials said. The two-day meeting of national security delegates is the third round of such talks...

UN Security Council fails again to address Israel-Hamas war, rejecting US and Russian resolutions

Oct. 25, 2023 23:12 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council failed again Wednesday to address the Israeli-Hamas war in Gaza, rejecting rival United States and Russian resolutions. The council is the U.N.’s most powerful body, charged with maintaining international peace and security, but its...

Southern EU nations urge for a new migration and asylum deal and beefed-up surveillance

Sep. 29, 2023 14:01 PM EDT

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Leaders of nine southern European countries called Friday for the EU to finalize a new migration and asylum deal, and to beef up efforts to prevent departures from North Africa as another shipwreck drama unfolded off Libya's coast. A joint statement issued...