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Russia's FM Lavrov meets Algeria leader to deepen thick ties

May. 10, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister met Tuesday with the president of Algeria, marking 60 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries with hopes of deepening ties. Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov transmitted an invitation from Russian President Vladimir...

Spain scrambles to stem storm over gas with supplier Algeria

Apr. 28, 2022 09:44 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Algeria has threatened to suspend its gas exports to Spain, the latest twist in a complex triangle of diplomatic tensions between the gas supplier, the gas importer and their shared neighbor Morocco — all against the background of skyrocketing prices driven by Russia's war in...

Live Updates | Russia-Ukraine War

Apr. 11, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — Nearly two-thirds of all Ukrainian children have fled their homes in the six weeks since Russia’s invasion and the United Nations has verified the deaths of 142 youngsters although the number is almost certainly much higher, the U.N. children’s agency said Monday. ...

Live Updates | War in Ukraine inspires protest in Chile

Apr. 09, 2022 23:44 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile — Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the Russian embassy in Chile’s capital of Santiago on Saturday to denounce the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Protesters unfurled a large banner featuring the colors of the Ukrainian flag. The group included Ukrainians...

Spain PM in Morocco to mend ties after Western Sahara shift

Apr. 07, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez traveled to Rabat on Thursday to meet with Moroccan King Mohammed VI seeking to mark the end of diplomatic tensions centered on Morocco’s disputed region of Western Sahara. “Today is an important day for Spain and...

US sends home Algerian held nearly 20 years at Guantanamo

Apr. 02, 2022 15:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Algerian man imprisoned at the Guantanamo Bay detention center for nearly 20 years has been released and sent back to his homeland. The Department of Defense announced Saturday that Sufyian Barhoumi was repatriated with assurances from the Algerian government...